|Birth: ||May 14, 1908|
|Death: ||May 2, 2001|
Camas-Washougal Post Record
Tuesday May 8, 2001
Selma M. Denney
Selma Margaret Denney died of cancer on May 2, 2001, at home, in Washougal. She was 92.
Denney was born May 14, 1908, in Endicott, Wash., where she grew up on a wheat ranch. She moved to Washougal more than 70 years ago. She enjoyed gardening, canning, carpentry, quilting, crocheting and square dancing. She enjoyed spending more than 30 winters in Arizona, and was a founder of the Road Runners Square Dance Club in Yuma, Ariz.
As carpenters, she and her husband Wesley built 11 homes and remodeled 17 others. As a quilter, she completed a quilt for every grandchild and great-grandchild, adding up to more than 50 quilts over the years.
Denney was preceded in death by her first husband, Wesley Ochs and second husband, Clyde Denney.
She is survived by her daughter Doris Jendro of Washougal; son Gordon Ochs of Washougal; brothers, Alfred Leinweber of Colfax, Wash., Willie Leinweber of Colville, Wash.; sisters, Mary Franz of Colfax, Mildred Hickman of Walla Walla, Wash., and Esther Johnson of Colton, Wash.; grandchildren, Michael Jendro, Robert Jendro, Connie Higdon, Leonard Ochs, Jim Ochs, Julie Ochs-Lim of Washougal and Barbara Stayton of Hockinson; 23 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held on Saturday at the Washougal Cemetery. A Christian memorial service followed at Gateway Community Church in Washougal.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice Southwest, P.O. Box 1600, Vancouver, Wa 98668 and the American Cancer Society, 2011 Main St., Vancouver, WA
Father: John H. Leinweber
Mother: Hulda Utke
Spouses: (1) Wesley Ochs (2) Clyde L. Denney
John H. Leinweber (1885 - 1980)
Hulda Utke Leinweber (1887 - 1919)
Wesley Herbert Ochs (1907 - 1966)*
Gordon Manley Ochs (1935 - 2009)*
Selma Margaret Leinweber Denney (1908 - 2001)
Harry E. Leinweber (1917 - 1933)*
Washougal Memorial Cemetery
Plot: Sec 2, Blk 6, Lot 99
Created by: Bonnie
Record added: Mar 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18557413
|Photos may be scaled.|
Click on image for full size.