Marjorie McDaniel, 87, of Sunnyside passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2013, with family by her side.

In 1944 she married Grover McDaniel, and after many moves settled in Sunnyside in 1964.

Marjorie was a woman of many talents and different professions from dairy farmer to motel manager. Her greatest achievement was being our mom, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

She was a devoted member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Sunnyside.

She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

She is survived by her children, Steve (Carol) McDaniel, Lee (Beverly) McDaniel, Dennis (Sonja) McDaniel, and Wendy (Raul) Casas; grandchildren, Brandon, Michele, Melanie, Cyrena, Darian, Joanne, and Patricia; numerous great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Tomah Backhaus; sons, Wayne and Kelly; former husband, Grover McDaniel; and sisters, Jeannette Nelson and Medora Wolff.

Services will be held Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Sunnyside, followed by a luncheon.

Condolences can be sent to

Valley Hills Funeral Home in Sunnyside is in care of all arrange


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