613 7th Street
Prosser, WA 99350
Benton County - On Tuesday, Gabriel Espinoza was booked into the Benton County Jail for having assaulted a doctor and nurse during what was believed to be a substance induced psychosis while being treated at a local hospital.
Patricia Joanne Mercer Wlazlak
February 24, 1937 - June 14, 2016
Pat was born February 24, 1937 in Yakima WA; passed away peacefully June 14, 2016 in Everett WA at age 79. She is preceded in death by her parents Bern and Margueryte Mercer.
Pat graduated Prosser High School in 1955 and earned a degree from Washington State University before moving to Seattle with her husband, Edward Orsborn, to begin their family. She worked at Boeing Everett and soon after was a legal secretary. In the late 1960's she completed training to become a Court Reporter. She began her long career at Snohomish Superior Court in 1971 and eventually became Managing Court Reporter in 1982. She was remarried to Donald Wlazlak on February 11, 1984. Retiring in March 1996, they traveled and scoured the nation for antiques and knickknacks. But her true love was doting over their grandchildren who adored their Nana.
She is survived and sorely missed by her beloved Don "Donald D" Wlazlak; her children Mikel Orsborn and Shawn Jenkins; sisters Marilu Smith and Sheryl Beck; step-children Martin Wlazlak, Tamara Halverson, Dana Wlazlak, and Brian Wlazlak; grandchildren Madison Jones, Chaz Jenkins, and Dominique Jenkins; great granddaughter Hadlee Jones; and numerous loving step-grandchildren, in-laws, nieces, nephews and friends.
A graveside remembrance service will be held Saturday June 18 at noon at G.A.R. Cemetery 8691 Riverview Rd, Snohomish WA 98290 with a celebration of life to be held at a later date. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Brookdale Memory Care Facility and Providence Hospice.
Gale Kleinow (Dodd,Kollen, Milnor)
June 11, 1934 June 4, 2016
Gale Kleinow (Dodd, Kollen, Milnor) was born in Seattle, Washington on June 11, 1934 to Lura (Corey) and Charles Harry Dodd. Gale passed away in Tillamook, Oregon on June 4, 2016 at the age of 81. She graduated from Prosser High School in Prosser, Washington. In the early 1950's in Seattle, Gale started a long banking career. She was married to John Kenneth Kollen and together had a daughter, Vicki. Later in life Gale married Melvin Milnor, they were together for 25 years before Melvin's passing. Gale enjoyed her flowers, her angel collection and fishing. She married Robert Kleinow on April 18, 2014. Gale was preceded in death by her brother Chuck Dodd and by her grandson Charles Bret Leeson. She leaves behind to honor her life her loving family.
Husband Robert Kleinow of Tillamook, OR
Daughter Vicki Marie Leeson of Oregon City, OR
Granddaughters Kristin Marie Leeson and Kelsi Elizabeth Leeson
Great Granddaughters Ella Armenta and Makenzi Leeson
Sister in laws Mary (Betty) Kollen and Mary B. Dodd
and by Roberts large family whom she loved as her own.
At herrequest no services will be held. Cremation arrangements are in care of Waud's Funeral Home.