Gene Schaneman



Gene Schaneman

Gene Schaneman, 59¸ of Sunnyside, passed away unexpectedly at his home, Saturday March 7, 2015.

He was born July 25, 1955, in Sunnyside. He lived his entire life in the Yakima Valley, where he worked, fished, water-skied and enjoyed the outdoors.

He is survived by his daughter, Dacia Schaneman of Woodinville; son and daughter-in-law, Doug and Sadie Schaneman of Lake Tapps; his grandchildren; Makayla Schaneman, Steven and Brian Jensen; two sisters, Dianne Dhaenens and Julie Schaneman; and one brother, Ray Schaneman.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Elmer and Dorothy Schaneman; and one brother, R. Douglas Larson.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 21, 2015, at 11 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside.

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Smith Funeral Home Ltd and Crematory is in care of arrangements.

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