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Leonard Clark And Delores Marie Anthony Clark (Miller) Anthony Obituary
Leonard Clark and Delores Marie (Miller) Anthony
Leonard Clark and Delores Marie (Miller) Anthony unexpectedly departed their life together in the morning of July 27, 2018. Leonard and Delores met while taking dance lessons at the Moose Lodge. They were married on July 15th, 1966 in Ellensburg. They continued their love for dancing for many years, gliding across the dance floor.
Leonard was born Nov. 14, 1937 in Loganfport, Indiana, to George and Jeanetta (Clark) Anthony. He was a graduate of the class of 1956 of Ellensburg High School.
Delores was born April 10, 1943 to Eddy and Valdine (Betassa) Miller in Cle Elum, WA. She graduated from Ellensburg High School in 1962.
Leonard served in the U.S. Navy for two years aboard the USS Ticonderoga. After his discharge, he worked for several farmers in th Kittitas Valley and then joined the Purchasing Dept. at CWU, retiring in 1990.
Delores graduated from Marvel Beauty School in 1963. She worked at The Empress Salon of Beauty and the Bandbox Salon in Ellensburg. Later she worked at the College bookstore.
During their retirement years they spent many winters in Las Vegas, Nevada, where they met many new friends and enjoyed visiting local areas such as Lake Havsu, Grand Canyon, and Death Valley.
Leonard loved to set up a hunting camp with his son Mike and his brother in law, LeRoy Miller. They enjoyed many hunting trips together. He also loved reading old westerns.
An avid scrapbooker, with a knack for detailed documentation, Delores loved to take pictures and turn her memories into albums for all to enjoy. She loved Elvis and one of her biggest highlights was seeing him perform in Spokane. She also loved to deliver her baked goods and delicious carmel corn during the holiday season to her friends and relatives.
Together, Delores and Leonard, enjoyed visiting casinos. Together they would visit Bingo Halls and enjoyed seeing other "regulars" each week.
The Anthonys are survived by their son Mike (Sally) Anthony, daughters, Cathy (Jim) Bray and Carrie (Paul) McEnulty, 9 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Leonard is survived by siblings, Tom (Shirley) Anthony, Virgie (Gail) Sliger, and Marilyn (Bob) Edwards. Leonard was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Maxine Wilson, Lauretta FLink, Jenny Johnson, Thelma Martin, and brother Murel Anthony.
Delores is survived by her brother LeRoy (Ruth) Miller. She was preceded in death by her parents.
A celebration of Life will be held Sat. August 18, 2018 at the Moose Lodge, 301 West 4th Ave in Ellensburg from 1 - 4 PM.
Memorial donations may be made to Friends of the Shelter, 1206 West Bender Road, Ellensburg, WA 98926.


Published in Daily Record on Aug. 11, 2018
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