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Charles W. Clements, 68, a retired material co-ordinator who had lived here 27 years,
died Thursday at Kadlec Hospital. He resided at 1331 Jadwin Ave., Richland. Mr. Clements was born Aug. 30, 1903, in
Lebanon, Ky. He was a member of Christ the King Church, Richland, where Requiem Mass will be said Tuesday at 10 a.m.
he held a fourth degree with the knights of Columbus and was a member of the Pasco Elks Lodge and the Independent Order
of Foresters, Richland. Survivors include his wife Lola; brothers Arthur J. of Richland and Hollis M. of Indianapolis.
Rosary will be at 8 p.m. Monday at Einan’s Funeral Home, Richland. The Rev. William J. Sweeney will officiate. Entombment
will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Richland. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3-8 p.m. today and
all day Monday.
Tri-City Herald, 31 October 1971, Page 23
Woodbry D. Craig
Death from a heart attack came suddenly to 85 year old Woodbry D. Craig Saturday night at the home of his son, Ray R.
Craig, with whom he has made his home the past fifteen years. While Mr. Craig has been an invalid for all the years
of his residence in Pasco, still he had seemed in his usual spirits Saturday and death came without warning. Mr. Craig
had prior to coming to Pasco, for years made his home in Alpena, Michigan where he owned and operated a furniture store.
When his health was impaired from a nervous breakdown in 1925, his son, brought him and Mrs. Craig to Pasco to make their
home with him. Woodbry D. Craig was born in Madison, Wisconsin July 6, 1855, leaving Wisconsin while still a small
child to make his home with his parents in southern Michigan. It is in Michigan that his boyhood days were spent and where
he had his schooling. Later Mr. Craig lived in Sanilak, Michigan, and was married in Sanilak. Most of his married life
was spent in Alpena where he had his furniture business. Besides his wife and his son, Ray, with whom he made his home in
Pasco, Mr. Craig is survived by a son, Vern, of Orofino, Idaho; and Clyde and Ralph both of whom lived in Chicago. His son,
Vern, came from Orofino upon hearing of his father’s death. Funeral services for Mr. Craig were held from the Lee-Perry
chapel at 11 o’clock Wednesday morning, with interment being made at Walla Walla.
The Pasco Herald, 12 December 1940, Page 5, Column 3
Bradley Bryce Cheney, 14, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bryce Cheney, 2821 Wilcox Drive, Pasco, died
Friday of carbon-monoxide poisoning. Born Feb. 16, 1954, in Idaho Falls, he was in the ninth grade at Isaac Stevens Junior
High School. A resident here since 1955, he was a member of Boy Scout Troop 160; a team captain of the Junior Bowling League,
and a member of the Second Ward Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Bradley held the office of teacher in the Aaronic
Priesthood. Surviving, in addition to his parents, are sisters, Elizabeth Jill, at home, Mrs. Arlan (Judy Lynn) Dabling,
Provo, Utah; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Albert Smith, Rexburg, Idaho and Mrs. Austin J. Cheney, Logan, Utah. Services will
be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 10th Avenue and Yakima Street. The Greenlee Funeral
Home is in charge of arrangements.
For more information on this story, see newspaper article at Franklin County Old Newspapers
Ray R. Craig, 90, 722 W. Bonneville St., Pasco, died Thursday in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.
He was born in Oscoda, Mich., and lived in the Tri-Cities for 40 years. He was a retired engineer for Northern Pacific Railway
and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Pasco. Survivors include wife Violet; brothers Ralph, Villa Park, Ill.,
and Clyde, Freeport, Ohio. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Bruce Lee Memorial Chapel with the Rev. William Jones
officiating. Burial will be in City View Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home 1-5 p.m. Sunday.
Tri-City Herald, 6 April 1973, Page 19
Kathryn M. Cupp, She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Vernon, in January 1987,
and her parents William and Dora Garrison. Graveside services will be on Saturday, August 14, 1999, at 11:00 a.m. at
City View Cemetery in Pasco. A memorial service will be on Saturday, August 14, 1999, at 2:00 p.m. at the Lutheran Church
of the Master; Road 48 and Court Street in Pasco. Visitation will be on Friday, August 13, 1999, from 12 Noon until 8:00 p.m.
and Saturday, August 15, 1999 from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at Mueller's Greenlee Funeral Home, 1608 W. Court Street, Pasco.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lutheran Church of the Master Building Fund, 4820 W. Court Street, Pasco, WA 99301.
Mueller's Greenlee Funeral Home in Pasco is in charge of arrangements.
Tri-City Herald, 13 August 1999, Page C10
Kathryn "Kay" Mildred Cupp, 76, died Wednesday in Lourdes Medial Center, Pasco. She was
born in Tacoma and lived in Pasco 38 years. Mueller's Greenlee Funeral Home, Pasco, is in charge of arrangements.
Tri-City Herald, Friday, 13 August 1999, Page A10
Arminda R. Cardoza, age 55, of Pasco, passed away August 2, 2000 at her home surrounded
by family. She was born in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico, on February 16, 1945. She had lived in Pasco since 1960 working
as a farm laborer. Senora Cardoza is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Rene and Rosa Cardoza of Pasco, grandson,
Rene Cardoza Jr. of Pasco; grand-daughter Valeria L. Cardoza of Pasco; son-in-law Jesus J. Gonzales of Raymondville, TX;
daughter Adelina Gonzales of Pasco; grand-daughters Jennifer J. Gonzales and Priscilla M. Gonzales of Pasco, son
Roel Cardoza of Pasco; daughter and son-in-law Anet and Juan P. Medina of Pasco; brother Guadalupe Rojas of Houston,
TX; sister Garciela Venegas of Pasco; sister Raquel R. Cardoza of Merceded, TX; sister MaHilda Cantu of Mercedes, TX,
brother Rojelo Rojas of Basin City; sister Garciela Venegas of Pasco; sister Angelica Trevino of Willmar, MN; brother
Juan Rojas of Raymondville, TX; brother, Ricardo Rojas of Raymondville, TX; and sister, Eloisa Rojas of LaForia, TX.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Reynaldo Rojas of Pasco. Evening service will be August 4, 2000 at 6:30
p.m. at Bruce Lee Memorial Chapel, 2804 West Lewis, Pasco. Funeral services will be held August 5, 2000, at 1:00 p.m.
at Templo Betania, 1007 South 7th Avenue, Pasco. Concluding services and interment will follow at City View Cemetery
A picture accompanies this obituary.
Tri-City Herald, Friday, 4 August 2000, Page A10
Mrs. Elizabeth Conley, who had been suffering for a number of months with carcinda of
the throat succumbed to the dread disease Friday. Death occurred in a Seattle hospital where she had gone for treatment.
The body was brought to Prosser and funeral services were held from the Guernsey undertaking parlors Sunday afternoon,
the sermon being preached by the Rev. T.G. Nelson. Interment was made in the Prosser cemetery. Mrs. Conley was 55 years
of age, and had been a resident of the Prosser district about five years. Besides her husband she leaves six children.
The children are Mrs. George Rakestraw, Cecil, Elmer, Everett and Howard Conley, of Prosser and Arthur Conley of Idaho.
Prosser Record-Bulletin, Thursday, 6 December 1923, Front Page
Owen Conley, aged 59, died while at work at Gibbon Wednesday of last week. Heart
trouble is given as the cause of death. Funeral services were held from the Prosser Funeral Home on Monday afternoon,
with the Rev. H.E. Moore, pastor of the United Presbyterian church, in charge. Interment was made in the Prosser cemetery.
Mr. Conley is survived by his wife and six children. The family has lived in the Prosser district for about six years and Mr.
Conley had been an employee of the Northern Pacific Railway company at Gibbon during most of his residence here.
The surviving children are Mrs. Bessie Rakestraw, Mrs. W. P. Sutton, of Prosser; Arthur Conley of Crook county,
Wyoming; Everett Conley, Republic City, Kan.; Howard Conley, Prosser; Elmer Conley, Crook County, Wyoming.
Prosser Record-Bulletin, Thursday, 1 December 1927, Front Page
Gladys Cannon, a former resident of Pasco and Richland, died Thursday in Edmonds. She was 49.
Mrs. Cannon operated a Dance school at Grandview for six years age (sic). Her husband, Hugh, owned the Cannon Bulding in Richland.
She moved to Richland in the 1950s and moved to Edmonds a few years ago. Survivors include her husband and three children,
Mrs. Shirley Woods, San Francisco; Mrs. Gloria Robbins, Newell, SD; and Walter Jarbi, Ventura, Calif. Funeral services are
scheduled 10 a.m. Monday at the Beck Chapel in Edmonds.
Tri-City Herald, 25 November 1962
Charles W. Clements, 68, a retired material co-ordinator who had lived here 27 years;
died Thursday at Kadlec Hospital. He resided at 1331 Jadwin Ave., Richland. Mr. Clements was born Aug. 30, 1903, in Lebanon,
Ky. He was a member of Christ the King Church, Richland, where Requiem Mass will be said Tuesday at 10 a.m.. He held a fourth
degree with the Knights of Columbus and was a member of the Pasco Elks Lodge and the Independent Order of Foresters, Richland.
Survivors include his wife Lola; brothers Arthur J. of Richland and Hollis M. of Indianapolis. Rosary will be at 8 p.m. Monday
at Einan's Funeral Home, Richland. The Rev. William J. Sweeney will officiate. Entombment will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens
Mausoleum, Richland. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3-8 p.m. today and all day Monday.
Tri-City Herald, Sunday, 31 October 1971, Page 23
Funeral services for Orval S Crane, 63, of Kennewick, who died Tuesday will be at 2 p.m.
Friday at Mueller’s Funeral Home with Rev Fred Clark officiating. Burial will be at Dessert Lawn Memorial Park, Kennewick.
Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. today at Mueller’s Funeral Home.
Tri-City Herald, 16 March 1967, Page 25
Deborah Lynn Carroll, 34, of Richland, died in an auto accident Saturday, Dec. 19, 1992.
She was born June 5, 1958 in Council Bluffs, Iowa to Frank E and Paula (Delaney) Ketterer. Mrs Carroll was a Customer
Service Representative for Sears. She was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church. Deborah is survived by her husband,
David and sons, Michael and David, all of Richland; her parents,m Frank and Paula Ketterer of Rolla, Missouri. Funeral
services will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22, at Einan’s Funeral Home. Interment will be in Ozark Memorial Gardens
Cemetery in Rolla, MO. There will be no public viewing. Memorial contributions may be made to the Educational Fund
for her sons, Michael and David, c/o Christ the King Catholic church, 1126 Long Ave., Richland, WA 99352.
Tri-City Herald, 22 December 1992, Page A11
Timothy Bryan Crowley, 32, of Seattle, died Sunday in Seattle. He was born in Portland and
lived in the Tri-Cities from 1954 until 1972. He graduated from Richland High School and was a professional cook at
Broadmoor Golf Club in Seattle. Survivors include his wife, Dana, Seattle; son Joseph, Seattle; stepmother Mary Crowley,
Richland; brothers Michael, Oak Park, Ill, Peter, Richland, Matthew, Winnemuca, Nev, and sisters Anne Mabbut, Colfax,
Janie Smith, Bangor, Maine, Pattie Crowley, Oak Park, Ill. Services will be at 2 pm Saturday in St Margaret's Churc,
3221 14th West, Seattle.
Tri-City Herald, 25 December 1986, Page C5