February 28, 2018
613 7th Street
Prosser, WA 99350
Phyllis Jean Winslow
December 23, 1927 -
February 19, 2018

Phyllis Jean Winslow (Grant) 90, passed away in her sleep on February 19, 2018.
She was born December 23, 1927 in Yakima, Wash. She is preceded in death by her parents Fred and Nettie Grant, husband Floyd Winslow, son Jack Winslow and her 11 brothers and sisters.
She is survived by son Lee Winslow & William (Bill) Winslow, eight grandchild and 15 great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Phyllis spent all of her life in the Yakima Valley where she was a house wife, spent hours playing pinochle, and loved the outdoors.
She loved to play in her garden where she grew some of her favorite vegetables to can.
As per Phyllis' request there will be no service but the family will be having a burial at a later date.
Bill enjoyed playing and singing country music.  He and his band, Kountry Kousins, played in the lower valley for years.  After his retirement in 1992, he played at local assisted living homes and the Baptist Church.  He also coached his sisters and wife in softball.  He was a member of the Prosser Baptist Church, the Iron Workers Union, Teamsters and a forty-year member of the Eagles. 
Bill is survived by his wife, Barbara Yahne of Grandview; his sons, Allen Ray Yahne of Grandview, Steven Dale Yahne of Helena, Montana and William Keith Yahne of Tracy, California; his daughter, Sheri Sparacino of Yakima; his brother, Joe Yahne and wife, Patty of Prosser; his sister, Lucille Johnson of Greenburg, Pennsylvania; and numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, J.C. and Hazel Yahne; brother, Preston Yahne; and sisters, Elsie Croghan, Darlene Clark, Margie Cluff and Juanita Kohn.
A Celebration of Life will be held from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. on June 30, 2018 at the Prosser Eagles.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation at or to a charity of choice.
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Robert "Bob" L. Lawyer

April 12, 1965
February 18, 2018

Robert "Bob" L. Lawyer went to be with his Lord and Savior on February 18, 2018. Bob was born on April 12, 1965 to Bonnie Holverson (Lawyer) Young and Robert Lawyer Sr. in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
Bob moved to the Lower Valley in 1983, and in his former marriage, had daughters Andrea and Kelsey.
In 2001, Bob married Tami (Lanning) Lawyer, and together they built their home in West Richland, Wash. He touched many lives during his 23 years with Henningsen Cold Storage as regional manager.
Bob had a heart for people and was a true mentor and friend to countless family, friends, and coworkers. He served in ministry for many years and was especially gifted in music, particularly the piano.
He loved his grandchildren, and gathering his family and friends around the piano and playing with his granddaughters were his favorite pastimes along with paying jokes on his friends and family. 
Bob loved to organize music events to bring people together and minister to others through worship and praise and was pursuing his lifelong dream of becoming an ordained minister to share God's love and the message of salvation with any and all who would listen.
Bob leaves behind his wife, Tami; daughters Andrea (Ian) Brake and Kelsey (James) Crawford; stepsons Benjamin and Nicholas Williams; granddaughters Evie, Emma, Libby, and Aurora; his parents, three sisters, one brother and numerous others relatives and friends.
Kathy Sharman

June 16, 1946
February 20, 2018

Kathy Sharman, 71, of Grandview passed away quietly at home on Tuesday, February 20.
She was born Kathryn Jane Oldham on June 16, 1946 in Oceanside, California and grew up in Carlsbad, California.
In 1967 she received her bachelor's degree from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington and married her college sweetheart, Ranney Sharman. They quickly built a family, raising six children. They lived in Omak, Odessa, Everett, Seattle, and Yakima before moving to Grandview in 1975. Kathy lived in or just outside of Grandview for over 42 years.
She was a tax preparer, a librarian at Grandview's Bleyhl Community Library, and a reporter for the Grandview Herald.
Kathy received her teaching credentials at Heritage College in Toppenish in 1991, and taught in the Grandview School District, St. Joseph's School in Sunnyside, and St. Paul Cathedral School in Yakima.
She raised her children to have a love of camping and hiking. In retirement, she and Ranney hitched a teardrop trailer to their car and travelled around the western United States visiting family and stopping at National Parks.
She volunteered at Mt. Rainier National Park and served on Grandview's library board. She raised money for breast cancer and lymphoma organizations. She led Camp Fire and Cub Scout groups, was a passionate quilter, a reader of detective novels, and enjoyed Sudoku, crosswords, photography, and blogging. She was a devout Catholic and volunteered countless hours to the religious education program at Grandview's Blessed Sacrament Church.
Kathy is survived by her six children, Karen Robinson (husband Greg), Christopher (wife Natalya), Rachel Ingle (husband Ken), Jeff (wife Tricia Iacovangelo), Mary McGown, and Justin; her brother Don Oldham; and 17 grandchildren and one great grandson. She was preceded into death by her husband, Ranney; her parents, Howard and Jane Oldham; and her sister, Ann Scheunemann.
Rosary service will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at Valley Hills Funeral Home in Sunnyside. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 1, 2018, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Grandview. Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery.