August 20, 2014
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1119 Meade Ave. 786-7787
613 7th Street
Prosser, WA 99350
Mismanos Leyba
February 21, 1933 August 11, 2014
Severina Mismanos Leyba, age 81, entered into rest on August 11, 2014 in Sunnyside, She was born on February 21, 1933 to Aquilano and Maria (Lascano) Mismanos in Taal, Batangas, Philippines, where she was raised and educated.  Severina married on July 31, 1954 to Ernesto Leyba and had five children in the Philippines. 
Severina moved to Washington in the early 1970's. She was a long time Prosser resident.  She worked with the elderly as a caregiver and as a preschool teacher.  Severina was passionate about helping others.  She enjoyed shopping, reading, watching television and traveling to visit friends and family.  We will remember Severina for her generosity, kindness and calmness.  She was a devoted Catholic and a member of the Prosser Sacred Heart Church.
Severina was preceded in death by her parents, Aquilano and Maria Mismanos; her husband, Ernesto Leyba; brothers, Rolando and Juan Mismanos; nephew, Christopher Whitte; stepson, Alexandro Mendoza; and Margarita Mendoza.
She is survived by her sisters, Tersita Buchead and Jovy Whitte; her children, Beth (Hermie) Almaria, Ruby (Ritchell) Liveta, Lee (Benny) Mendoza, Arnulfo (Dee) Leyba, Ernesto Jr. (Kelly) Leyba, Jose (Karen) Mendoza; his brother, Rogelio Mendoza; and sisters, Erica, Mella, Veronica and Janette Mendoza.  She is also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Services have been held at Prosser Funeral Home and Sacred Heart Church in Prosser.
Benton County Sheriff's Log
Aug. 11, 2014 - Day Shift
14-10999        Triple Homicide                152330 S Nine Canyon Rd. (Easterday Farms)
At about 0550 hours we responded to a report of two bodies found on farm property.  Upon arrival that was confirmed.  After detectives arrived a third body was located. The scene was turned over to detectives. Patrol assisted throughout the next two days.    
Night Shift
14-11227        Disturbance/Warrant Arrest        220000 Block of Lechelt Road
A male at the location called in a disturbance.  Dispatch overheard voices in the background saying no one was in the house and a verbal argument started between a male and female. Upon arrival the male reporting party said his sister took off right before we arrived because she had a warrant. An area check was done, but she was not located. The next night we went back and set up on the house. The reporting party's sister was taken into custody on her warrants without incident.
14-11275        Suspicious Circumstance         195000 Block of E. Game Farm Road
A resident at the location called in to report a noise outside of his house and his dogs were barking. He called back a few minutes later and said a male was in the back of his pickup. Upon arrival a male jumped out of the truck, got into another vehicle, and tried to drive away. A felony stop was conducted and the male was taken into custody. After a lengthy investigation we discovered the suspect was sent to the location by his friend to check up on a girl who lives at the location that his friend is dating. When he got there a pit-bull chased him into the bed of the truck and kept him there until we arrived. The suspect gave consent to look at his call log and text messages to confirm his story. The information was checked and confirmed. The family did not want to press charges.