|Birth: ||Dec. 4, 1924|
|Death: ||Aug. 9, 2008|
Beloved mother of Dan and Steve Crow
Lois Churchill Crow Finn, 83, of Paterson, WA passed away on Saturday, August 9, 2008 at Prosser Memorial Hospital. Lois was born on December 4, 1924 in The Dalles, OR the oldest of three daughters of John and Hazel (Sanders) Churchill. She spent her early childhood in Sixprong, WA. Her parents moved to Alderdale where she received 10 years of education, later graduating from Prosser High School, Class of 1942. Lois and Robert Crow were married in Seattle, WA in 1944.
They had two sons Dan and Steve. Lois married Ben Finn in 1973 in Reno, NV. She lived in Paterson when the Corps of Engineers bought the area to make way for the John Day Dam Lake. Unable to face the end of Paterson, Lois worked with the Pryor Family to establish a new site on higher ground where it now resides. Lois was a third generation Postmaster and being the Paterson, WA Postmaster for thirty years. She also owned the Paterson Store at the same time. Lois was a fifty years member of the Grandview V.F.W. Auxiliary #6929, also member of the Moose Lodge in West Richland, WA and the Eagles in Kennewick, WA.
Lois is survived by sons Dan and wife, Sandy; Steve and wife, Judy; stepson, Michael Finn. Two grandsons, one granddaughter, three great grandsons and one great granddaughter and one sister, Lucille. She is preceded in death by parents, grandson, Mark and sister Phyllis. Viewing and visitation will be held on Friday, August 15, 2008 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Smith Funeral Home, Grandview, WA. Graveside memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 16, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. at the Paterson Cemetery, Paterson, WA.
Paterson Memorial Cemetery
Created by: Arthur Allen "Art" Moore...
Record added: Apr 12, 2006
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