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Loren "Pickle" Gayken

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Loren "Pickle" Gayken Obituary
Loren "Pickle" Gayken

Loren "Pickle" Gayken died peacefully in Yakima, Washington on 10/19/2016 at the age of 81. Loren is survived by his wife Alma Gayken, his brother David and wife Sharon Gayken, his children Gene and Valeree Gayken, Allen and Virginia Gayken, Mary and Gary Tonkin, Sandy and Brian Tee Garden, and Brad Gayken. Loren is also survived by his 13 Grandkids and 3 Great Grand Children.

Loren was born in 1935 in Lennox, South Dakota to Christena and John Gayken. He married Annis Stearns when he was 18 years old. Loren and Annis had 5 children together. Later in life, Loren married Alma and had been married for 35 years. After moving to Washington, Loren began working as a mechanic for Snokist Cannery and finished his career at TreeTop.

A funeral is scheduled for 10/26/16 at 1PM at Valley Hills Funeral Home in Yakima, Washington. There is a viewing on 10/25/16 from 3-7PM at the Funeral Home. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Loren's life. Flowers and condolences may be sent to 2600 Business Lane, Yakima, WA 98901.
Published in The Argus Leader on Oct. 26, 2016
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