Passed away on May 12, 2011 in Davenport, Washington. He is survived by his wife, Betty, his three children: Susan Trzcinski of Anacortes, WA, Nancy Bargar of Port Angeles, WA, and Allan Botts of Bellingham, WA; three step children: Janet Linder of Orofino, ID, Jeanne DeBord of Lincoln, WA, and Jeri Madison of Davenport, WA; nine grandchildren, five great grandchildren, one sister: Bessie Benson of Pocatello, ID as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Opal and his parents. He was a member of the Creston Christian Church. He was also involved in Boy Scouts, Creston City Council, Creston Community Club, and Habitat for Humanity. He was a member of the Creston Volunteer Fire Department and a former Wilbur VFW
member. He served on the board of the Lincoln County Housing Authority. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, May 16, 2011 at Creston Christian Church, Creston Washington at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Don Hoffman will officiate. Concluding Services and Vault Interment will follow at Creston Cemetery, Creston, Washington. Memorials may be made to the Creston Christian Church, the Creston Ambulance, or to the Lincoln Hospital Foundation. STRATE FUNERAL HOME, Wilbur, WA
is caring for the family.