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Ethelwyn R. Yerges
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Ethelwyn Yerges Age 90, passed away April 15, 2017 in Spokane Valley, WA surrounded by her immediate family. She was born October 6, 1926 in Horicon, WI to Claude A. and Irma E. Griffith. She worked in a foundry grinding castings while raising her family with her now deceased husband Marlow Yerges of 39 years. She was a proud member of the ladies auxiliary VFW post 8090 for nearly 70 years. She loved her pets and supported the ASPCA her entire life. She is survived by her two sons, Donald (wife Jane), Moxee, WA and Scott (wife Susie), Veradale, WA, 5 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and two sisters in law Tiny Dowe of Blairsville, GA and Geri Yerges of Columbus, WI. She was an extremely well read individual with an incredible memory, rye whit and equal parts of sense and nonsense. She loved her family and we loved her. We will always cherish the time we had and are very proud that she was our mother. Graveside services will be held at Fir Lane Memorial Park on Saturday April 29, 2017 at 12 noon.

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graveside service




12:00 PM
Fir Lane Memorial Park & Funeral Home

924 E. 176th. St.
Spanaway, WA 98387

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Fir Lane Memorial Park & Funeral Home

924 E. 176th. St.
Spanaway, WA 98387


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