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Benton & Franklin Counties


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Danny Gene Eldhardt, 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo C. Eldhardt, 1624 W. Yakima St., died Friday of carbon-monoxide poisoning. Born Oct 15, 1952, in Pasco, he was an eighth-grade student at Isaac Stevens Junior High School. Danny was a member of the Presbyterian Church, Boy Scout Troop 154, the Junior Bowling League and Junior Eagles competition for Washington State Youth Activities. Surviving, in addition to his parents, are brothers, Larry and Tommy at home, and Jimmy, with the Navy at Port Hueneme, Calif.; sister, Peggy Marie Orwig, Pendleton; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W.B. Winz, Holdrege, Neb. and Mrs. Mary Eldhardt, Laurel, Neb. Services will be announced by Greenlee Funeral Home.

Tri-City Herald, Sunday, 17 March 1968, Page 35

For more information on this story, see newspaper article at Franklin County Old Newspapers


Ronald E. Erfurth, 78, Pasco died today at Our Lady of Lourdes. He was born 19 April 1890 and had lived in this area 10 years. He was a retired roofer and a member of Pasco Lodge 173 F & AM. He was a member of the Baha'i faith. Survivors include his wife, Edna (Hudson); daughters, Mrs C. J. Boatman, Pasco; Mrs H. R. Laugnan, Darington; son Frank R., Boise; sister, Mrs George Trappman, Wenatchee and six grandchildren. Bruce Lee Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Tri-City Herald, 23 August 1968, Page 20


Laurence L. Emmons, 80, of Richland, died Sunday in Kadlec Medical Center. He was born in Yakima and lived in the Tri-Cities since 1947. He retired in 1979 as auditor for the Department of Energy. Einan's Funeral Home, Richland, is in charge of arrangements.

Tri-City Herald, Tuesday, 2 April 1996, Page A8


Laurence 'Larry' L. Emmons, 80, of Richland, died March 31, 1996, in Richland, Washington. He was born January 15, 1916 in Yakima, WA., to Arthur C. and Dora M. (Stotts) Emmons and grew up in Selah. Larry was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was an auditor for the government, retiring from DOE in 1979. Larry and Chris were married on October 31, 1948, at Central Lutheran Church in Spokane, and he was baptized and confirmed at Richland Lutheran Church. He was a member of Richland Lutheran Church and was involved in evangelism groups, was twice president of the congregation, was a trustee, and held various financial positions in the church. Larry is survived by his wife, Chris Emmons of Richland; son and daughter-in-law, David and Lynne Emmons, and their four children, Erica, Brian, Laura and Jason of Seattle; daughter and son-in-law; Tina and Randy Rice and their three children, Brett, Jeffrey and Rachel of Vancouver, WA., sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Lois and Herbert DeGenere of Minneapolis, MN. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 5, 1996, at Sunset Memorial Gardens. A memorial service will follow at 1:00 p.m. Friday at Richland Lutheran Church. Visitation will be at Einan's Funeral Home from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. both Wednesday and Thursday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Richland Lutheran Church, 901 Van Giesen, Richland, WA 99352. A photo accompanies this obituary.

Tri-City Herald, Wednesday, 3 April 1996, Page A8


Maude May (Cusic) Elliott passed into the arms of her loving Savior on April 26, 2004, at the age of 90. Maude was born on July 15, 1913, to Wilburn and Ida Cusic in Gross, Kansas. She married her long time sweetheart Frank Elliott in Clay County, Missouri. Maude and Frank moved to the Kennewick area in December of 1947. She enjoyed spending her days at home taking care of the house and her family. Maude had been a member of the Kennewick First Assembly of God Church since 1948. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Maude was preceded in death by her husband Frank; brothers Robert, Elmer and William; sisters Mable, Minnie and Hazel; her son-in-law Harvey and her special friend Janet. Maude is survived by her children, Ida Belle Hart of Pasco, Garry Elliott of Kennewick, Merle and his wife Judith of Kennewick. Her surviving sister and brother are Opal Owens and Mary Cusic. She also leaves seven grandchildren; Kari, Renee, Harvey, Dan, Mindi, Patti and Kimberly. She is also survived by 10 great-grandchildren. There will be viewing for Maude at Mueller’s Tri-Cities Funeral Home, 1401 S Union, on Thursday, April 29, 2004 from 1:00 until 8:00 p.m. The funeral service for Maude will be on Friday the 30th also at Mueller’s Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. A photo accompanies this obituary.

Tri-City Herald, Wednesday, 28 April 2004, Page A11


Ervin Junior England, 68, a long-time Sunnyside resident, died Sunday at this home. England worked for Bleyhl Farm Service for 28 years. Smith Funeral Home of Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.

Tri-City Herald, 11 May 1992, Page A8


Selma Christina Engstrom, 87, of 202 S Irving St., Kennewick, died Wednesday in Hawthorne House. She was born in McGregor, Minn., and came to the Tri-Cities in 1947 from Wisconsin. She was a member of the Kennewick First Lutheran Church and Ladies Aid. Survivors include sons Earl of Kennewick, Arthur of Pasco, and Leroy, Seattle; daughters Eleanor Raulerson, Helton, Conn., Marie Johnson, Superior, Wis., and Alma Dousette, Duluth, Minn.; 11 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Mueller’s Funeral Home with the Rev. Henry Bouma officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Heights Cemetery. Memorial may be made to the Kennewick First Lutheran Church or to the American Cancer Society.

Friends may call at Mueller’s until 8 p.m. today.

Tri-City Herald, Friday, 7 August 1972, Page 18

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