Phillip James Lenderman Phillip James Lenderman passed away December 31, 2013 from heart failure. He was the son of James Edward Lenderman and Belle Irene Lenderman. He was born on April 12th 1944 and was the youngest of four children from Collville Washington. He was brother to Pearl, Dora, and Lillian Lenderman. When he reached adulthood he traveled and after a tour in the U. S. Coast Guard, he set up roots in Samoa California after meeting and marrying his lifemate, Nancy Sue Wallace. The couple raised four sons. The are (Oldest to youngest) James Ray Lenderman, Timothy Howard Lenderman, Thomas Edward Lenderman, and Christopher Scott Lenderman. Phillip was quick to accept others into the family and had a special loving father/daughter connection with his daughter-in-law Kristan (Workman) Lenderman. He spent his life as a Professional Machinists and was well respected amongst his peers. Phillip could always be counted on. If he said he would be there, he was. Phillip stressed a strong work ethic which became ingrained into his sons. Two of them are currently Police Officers. The other two are professionals within the community. All four have been positive contributors to society. Phillip is most remembered for his no nonsense and outspoken opinions on personal responsibility and accountability for ones actions. He had a wonderful sense of humor and was a great husband and father. He loved his dog "Sophie" and played with her everyday. They were inseparable. As he slowed for retirement he actually worked more as he built many amazing items in his private woodshop out of his man cave in the back of the house. He is survived by his wife Nancy of 47 years, and their four sons James, Timothy, Thomas, Christopher Lenderman and daughter in-law, Kristen. He is also survived by his sister Pearl Lenderman, Lillian Danielson, and several nieces and nephews. At his request there will be no services. Family and friends are having a get together at his home on Saturday, January 4, 2014. Please sign the guestbook at www.times-standard.com, click on obits.
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Published in Eureka Times-Standard from Jan. 3 to Jan. 4, 2014