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GOLDENDALE, WASHINGTON SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 -- 3 HOMETO\\;VN OBITUARIES Eldred Heikell Eldred (El) Arthur Heikell, 78, of Goldendale Washing- ton died peacefully in his home, surrounded by his wife and children on August 30, 2013, after a brief battle with bladder can- cer. E1 was born in Yakima, WA on September 14, 1934. He grew up in Wap- ate, WA with two brothers, two sis- ters and a foster sister. E1 attended college at Central Washington Uni- versity until join- ing the Army As a young man, he worked for the US Forest Service on the American Ridge Fire Look- out, and followed with a ca- reer as a Forest Service Check Scaler. E1 retired in 1989 as Region Six(6) Check Scaler for the National Forests in Washington, Ore- gon and Northern California. E1 married Joan in 1972 and raised their children in Beaverton, OR. He and Joan built their retirement home on 20 acres in Goldendale, WA on weekends before retir- ing there. He was a life-long motorcy- cle rider, taking many sum- mer trips all over the western US and introducing his kids and grandkids to motorcy- cles. His hobbies included wood-working, with his wood-working projects being sought after items at the an- nual Heikell Family Reunion gift exchange. E1 also enjoyed competition target shooting and hunting. Between him- self and Joan there were five kids, eleven grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchil- dren. He loved them all and will be greatly missed. Survivors in- clude his wife Joan Thompson Heikell; his sons Mark Heikell with Esther Heikell of Lynnwood, WA and Eric Heikell with Jeff Howard of Moses Lake, WA; his daughters Nita Heikell of Goldendale, WA and Dorothy Heikell with Kevin Smith of Moses Lake, WA; and his brothers, sisters, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. E1 was preceded in death by parents Lorence and Iris Heikell, grandson Scott Heikell, nieces Andrea Simp- son and Deanne McAdams, foster sister Dorothy Brown, and life-long friends Boone and Nell Richie. A memorial service for E1- dred will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, September 15, 2013 at the Adventist Better Living Center, 59 Bickleton Hwy, Goldendale, WA, Pastor Ken Akins officiating. Interment of remains will be at Tahoma Cemetery&apos; Yaki- ma, WA. Alex Wynhoff Alex Jay Wynhoff, 5, Goldendale; brother Deven passed away September 2, 2013 in Goldeadale, Washing- ton. He was born; in The Dalles, Ore-' g0n on August 13, 2008 to Mark Wyn- heft and Holly Beeks. Alex loved fish- ing with his daddy and helping his mommy in the kitchen. He en- joyed spending time with family, especially riding his bike and playing with his brothers, sis- ters and cousins. Alex will be missed by his parents, Holly and Mark of Beeks of Goldendale; sister Alaina Bean of Goldendale; sister Emalee Hoe- tor of Onalaska, Washington; brother William Voff of Gold- endale; and grand- parents Brad and Nora Wynhoff and Darci Beeks, all of Goldendale. A memorial ser- vice will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 14 at New Life As- sembly of God Church in Goldendale. Columbia Hills Memorial Chapel handled arrangements. Gregory Gregory Owen Thornton was born in Yakima, Wash- ington to parents Betty Max- ine (Brown) and Robert Franklin Thornton on July 26, 1947. He married Diana O'Banion in Pasco, Washing- ton on August 12, 1967. Mr. Thornton served in the United States Army where he was a helicopter pilot. He later had a career in law en- forcement and became the police chief in Goldendale, retiring in 1993. Gregory was a member of the American Legion. He was an avid snow- mobiler and loved water ski- ing, hunting, fishing and the outdoors. Thornton Mr. Thornton passed away at his home in Goldendale on September 6, 2013 at the age of 66. He is survived by his wife, Diana, of Goldendale; daugh- ter Sheri Nordwell and her husband Kyle of Woodland, Washington; son Robert Thornton of Grand Junction, Colorado; brother Stacy Thornton of Lacey, Washing- ton; and grandsons Wyatt Nordwell and Cole Thornton. No services will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice. Columbia Hills Memorial Chapel handled cremation arrangements. H rand T/eataea  a'e./, I M'o //aiP eat a/a 'o  a alaja# Sm (ap ta ae m please] MO,00TN OF 8Et'00M$ER ZOla Faceli ia aa #oa._dUgT 75 Foot aassa,de...ZO oe JO miaates Yo /st Body W/o...#07, o# To BOOK Your Appoi,tm,.t ONLINE Go To jadorwllns.om 2013 Cans for Canines & Kitties Bottle & Can Recycling Your donation of cans and bottles help us more than we can say! T t 9 9 I10 [t,..lllyn, Ooldendale" ;50.9:50.116~ jadoreweUness@ gmail.com Jane Hornibrook Ferry Jane Ellen Hornibrook Ferry' longtime resident of Goldendale and widow to the late R.E. "Ted" Horni- brook and the late Cyrus Ferry' passed away on Aug. 26, 2013, at the Veterans Nursing Home in The Dalles, Oregon. She was 92. Ted Hornibrook and Jane Ellen Reed were mar- ried in the base chapel at the Army Air Corps Base in Frederick, Oklahoma in August of 1944. When Ted returned from his service as an Aircraft Commander of a B-24 Liberator Bomber flying out of the Philip- pines during World War H, the couple moved to Gold- endale where Ted joined his father and mother in the farming business. In 1956, Ted and Jane bought the Evans farm, located one mile south of town, and that would be Jane's home for the next 60 years. Jane was an active vol- unteer with the Methodist Church, the Goldendale Grange, Eastern Star and the Rainbow Girls, the ETA. and the Band Parents Booster Club, FFA, the Na- tional Cattlemen's Associa- tion and the Washington State Grain Growers. She also volunteered as a do- cent with the Klickitat County Heritage Museum and the Maryhill Museum. She was a proud member of the Goldendale chapter of the P.E.O. After Ted passed away in 1984, Jane married Cy Ferry in 1986. Cy was a local businessman and perennial mayor of Gold- endale. They continued to live at the Hornibrook farm until Cy's death in 1999. Jane later moved into the Golden View Terrace retirement Center, until fi- nally moving to the Mill Creek Retirement Commu- nity in The Dalles, Oregon. Jane was recovering from hip replacement surgery at the Veterans Nursing Home in The Dalles at the time of her death. Jane is survived by her four children, Bill Horni- brook of Goldendale, Steve Hornibrook and his wife Carla, of Reno, Nevada, Susan Scanlon and her husband, Pat, of Portland, Oregon, and Betty Fahlenkamp and her hus- band, Walt, of Goldendale. She leaves behind nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at the Goldendale United Methodist Church, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22, with a dinner to follow at the Goldendale Grange Hall. All who knew Jane are encouraged to attend for an afternoon of memo- ries and fellowship. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in her name to the National Cancer Society or any other charity of choice. LOOKING BACK September 11, 2013 50 Years Ago - September 12, 1963 The Maryhill school bus started its run last week, this year driven by Lorne Barrett. His drive takes him first to Jay Dee Trailer City, where he picks upl8 pupils, then 3 at Project City and about 21 from Maryhill. Several Wishram students also get on the bus at the Maryhill Junction Service Station. "/5 Years Ago - September 8, 1938 Frank Green, of Klickitat, was struck on the head by a flying roRing pin that went wild into the crowd at the Klickitat Union Labor Day picnic. The rolling pin was thrown by Mrs. Orville Watson, of Goldendale, who on a previous throw had won the roiling pin contest. Green was knocked out by the blow but recovered after treat- ment at the Klickitat hospital. Aside from the severe gash in his forehead that required 8 stitches to close, he suf- fered no serious injury. 100 Years Ago - September 11, 1913 At this last session, the county commissioners cut the expense bill of Assessor Wertz from $40 to $16. This bill had a voucher of $35 for board and horse feed at the Moun- tain Brook Inn, at Trout Lake. It is generally understood that the assessor took that.trip to confer with those of that district who objected to the increase assessment. 125 Years Ago - September 13, 1888 Another brick kiln was opened up this morning at H. D. Young's brick yard. This will furnish the brick to com- plete the Cumming & Cram and W. H. Ward's buildings. The buildings that have been completed since the fire together with those that are in course of construction will be worth as much as all the buildings that were burned on May 13, although there is not more than one-third as many. Compiled by Jean Allyn Smeltzer, of the Klickitat County Historical Society. T. -Mobile, Qualify and get T-Mobilg service with a discount of at least $10 a month Basic plan includes: 500 '" ;',' ,4i,- ' ;-.'; + ,4,!:j, t 500 Vv,:,k<'d i'.,4ir..:,ie:; Advanced nation.de 4G network Ut:L ,v L,:  <- ........ o,/-,-- i <:f-,,v- ..... Liteli,,q> ';" Am youoligil? 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Mr. Bonjorni is survived by brothers Duncan Bonjorni of Auburn, WA; Jess (Patty) Bon- jorni of Vancouver, WA; Lawrence (Janet) Bonjorni of Yakima; Edward (Kathy) Bon- jorni of Florida; son Lon (Jude Annthony) of Tacoma, WA; Roberta Hubbard of Golden- dale, WA; Eillean (Larry) Lit- tleton of Ellensburg; 12 grand- children and 19 great-grand- children. He was preceded in death by both parents (Louis and Lily); wife Dorothy Scholl Bonjorni; brother Robert Bonjorni; son Alan Louis Bonjorni; granddaughter Paula, and great-grand- son Richard (Ricky) Jr. Mr. Bonjorni retired from the Air Force with five honorable discharges. He had served his country from 1941 to 1977 and retired as a Senior Master Sergeant. He was an avid hunter and loved to work on many things. He was a very knowledge- able and big man. He helped a lot of farmers and businesses with the survey of their property, and with a lot of construc- tion in his communities, including Frontier Village and the gazebo at the Kittitas County Fairgrounds in Ellensburg. He was part of many organizations, including the Masonic Temple, Eastern Star, Masada Temple, American Legion, square dancing, firefighting for Walla Walla, Moses Lake, Goldendale Rural 7 RFPD, and Ellensburg. His whole family knew him as one who served his country for his whole life and loved it. A viewing for family and friends will take place between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 14, at Brookside Fu- neral Home, 101 E 2nd Ave. in Ellensburg. A graveside service will follow at 2 p.m., at Ellensburg's High Valley Cemetery. The family requests donations be made to the Masada Shriners of Yakima, in care of Brookside Funeral Home, 101 E 2nd Ave, Ellensburg, WA 98926. Brook00de Arrangements by Brook- ............. .......... side Funeral Home & Crema- ,.:,..,.,. .., :,,,,o, tory. Bud Mesecher Charles Lawrence Mesech- er, fondly known as Bud, passed away at his home in Goldendale, Washington on September 4, 2013 at the age of 87. Bud was born.in Ooldendale on Au- gust 28, 1926 to Rose M. (Hart) and Charles E. Mesech- er. He graduated from Goldendale High School in 1945. Mr. Mesecher served in the Unit- ed States Army and was honorably discharged from military service in 1952. He married Florence Bea Mesecher in Goldendale on May 22, 1955. Bud was a farmer who enjoyed working and in his younger days, fish- ing, He is survived by his chil- dren Becky Uecker of Ocean Shores, Washington, Michelle Mesech- er of Hermiston, Oregon, and Randy and Mark Mesecher both of Goldendale; eight grandchildren and three great-grand- children. He was preceded in death by his wife, who passed away Au- gust 18, 2010. A funeral ser- vice was held on Monday, September 9, 2013 at Colum- bia Hills Memorial Chapel in Goldendale. Interment fol- lowed at Mr. View Cemetery. ; -.I I II,..t,.I iI "t II;IVd#:l It I Safety is our first priority - bikers and runners [ w II be on various roads & sidewalks Live longer Live happier Live healthier Adopt a friend today It ever you've thought about adopting or fostering a pet, the need is urgent. Please help us find forever homes today!