lonzodureyLonzo Edward Durey, age 59 passed away April 26,2011. He was born June 14, 1951 to Alonzo and Addie (Bartlett) Durey in California. He grew up in Tieton, WA and graduated from Highland High School in 1969. Lonzo married his high school sweetheart Judy (Wyatt) Durey on December 5, 1969. They shared 41 wonderful years and three children together.
Lonzo and Judy moved to Terrace Heights in 1979. There he dedicated over 30 years to his love of hard work and being outdoors working for Sundquist Fruit.
Lonzo was larger than life in every way. He loved his friends and family with all that he had. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed fishing,

Martin Curtis Thacker
December 21, 1946 - September 7, 2017

Mary Riley, born 1944, moved to Yakima with her parents in 1946 and has been a longtime resident. She passed March 5, 2016. She retired from Yakima Specialties in 2014.

She is survived by her children John Riley, Kevin Riley, Laurie Grenz and Randall Grenz, Connie and Brad, 8 grandkids and 7 great grandchildren, sisters Jean Tangeman and Patricia and Phil Kilwien. She was preceded in death by Robert Brown, Virginia Brown, Lester Brown, Frances McCaughey, and William and Veronica Brown.

Celebration of life potluck reception at the State Fair Park at 2 PM Saturday, March 12th.

oneillmickMick (Michael) Sean O'Neill, 68, died in his home in Yakima on January 15, 2014 after a 25-year-long battle with cancer.

Mick did not lose the battle. He fought tirelessly against countless complications, especially during an immensely difficult, five-year-long period at the end of his life. He showed the people around him what it means to never lose hope. He also showed them how to accept an unfortunate situation and make the most out of the time one has left in this world. Despite the problems, he never complained. "It is what it is," he would say. Mick was born on July 18, 1945 in Ellensburg. Edna, his mother, and

michaelmcfarlandYAKIMA - On Wednesday April 15 Michael L. McFarland passed away peacefully at Yakima's Memorial Hospital. Mike was born January 3, 1953 to Floyd and Adeline (Fry) McFarland. He was raised and educated in Cowiche, WA, graduating from Highland High School in 1971 and later graduated from CWU. On October 11, 1975 he married Cindy Brathovde. He was a Jack-of-All-Trades. He built the family home in Cowiche, where he and Cindy raised their two daughters, Andrea and Kristen. Mike was proud to have served in the US Army, as a Yakima Policeman, and as a Yakima Fireman as well as a longtime volunteer for the Cowiche Fire Department. Mike had an