IVA DENGATE

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  • "Iva was one of a kind! She loved "my Richard, my Daniel..."
    - Sharon Rhodes
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IVA DENGATE Mueller's Tri-Cities Funeral Home Iva Dengate passed away on May 11, 2016 after a 4-year battle with cancer. She was 80 years old. She was born in Magee, Mississippi on November 1, 1935 to John and LaVera Ware. Iva married Richard Dengate on September 1, 1956. Sons Daniel and Charles soon followed and were the light of her life. Iva lived in Kennewick for 49 years. Iva was a Hanford Patrol Guard for 14 years and was on the Hanford Pistol Team. Iva collected many pistol shooting medals and awards from national competitions by the time she retired in the early 1990s. Richard preceded Iva in death in 2007 on their 51st wedding anniversary. She is survived by her brother JT of Mendenhall, MS, and sons Daniel (Sherry) of Kennewick and Chuck (Jonna) of Wenatchee. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday May 18th, at 11 am, at Desert Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Hospice at The Chaplaincy.
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Mueller's Tri-Cities Funeral Home
1401 S. Union St.
Kennewick, WA 99338
(509) 783-9532
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Published in Tri-City Herald on May 15, 2016