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Beverly "Jean" (Hoagland) Sperline


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Beverly "Jean" (Hoagland) Sperline Obituary
Beverly "Jean" Sperline, 83, of Ellensburg, passed away Friday, March 11, 2011 at Yakima Regional Medical Center. Jean was born in Oakland, CA on January 21, 1928 to Marion and Myrtle (Campbell) Hoagland. She married Lester Sperline on August 21, 1946 in Salinas, CA and together they started a life of sixty-five years together. Jean loved riding horses and her life on the ranch. She had been a member of the Rodeo Valley Riders in the 50's and 60's. Jean had a beautiful voice and loved to sing, yodel, and play guitar with the Old Time Fiddlers in the 70's and 80's. She had a passion for gardening and grew bountiful vegetable gardens and beautiful flowers. She was very creative and loved to paint in acrylics. Jean had a great sense of humor and could always find the good in a situation or a person. She was always willing to lend an ear and console a friend or family member. She loved taking drives in the country with her husband. During their retirement years she loved driving to Southern Arizona to spend winters exploring the Southwest with her loving husband, Les. Jean had a faith in God and loved looking at and exploring his creation, particularly the ocean, which she was passionate about. Most of all, she was a loving wife, sister, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Her family was everything to her and she was everything to her family. She always took care of everyone and wanted everyone to be happy. She loved family "get togethers" to celebrate special occasions or "just because". She is lovingly survived by her faithful husband of 65 years; Les Sperline of Ellensburg, Three sons: Greg Sperline of Ellensburg, Jim and wife Sandy Sperline of Ellensburg, Roy and wife Joy Sperline of Mineral, WA. Two daughters: Jana and husband Vern Goates of Stanwood, WA. And Nancy Sperline of Colbert, WA. Two brothers; Robert (Butch) Hoagland of Henderson, NV and Jerry Hoagland of Salinas, CA. Seven Grandchildren and 10 Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one grandson, Randy, and one daughter-in-law, Barbara. A grand Celebration of Jean's Life will be held at a later date. Affordable Funeral Care is entrusted with arrangements.
Published in Daily Record from Mar. 14 to Mar. 21, 2011
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