|Birth: ||Feb. 5, 1917|
|Death: ||Nov. 25, 1992, USA|
Father: Lemuel W. Yarnell
Mother: Lula M. (Branaman) Yarnell
Brothers: Don Yarnell, Ray Yarnell, Leonard Yarnell and Pete Yarnell
Sisters: Jane Arnold, Mildred Dickey and Berniece Wright
Husband: Ted Abken (married 1939)
Son: John Abken
Daughter: Kay Miles
Longtime White Salmon resident Dorothy R. Abken died last Wednesday. She was 75.
Mrs. Abken was born Feb. 5, 1917 in White Salmon to Lula M. (Branaman) and Lemuel W. Yarnell. Born and raised in White Salmon, Mrs. Abken was the secretary and treasurer for Klickitat County Cemetery District 1, a member of the Rebekahs and Women's Circle.
In 1939, she married Ted Abken, worked for Hood River trucking companies from 1940-'60. In 1960 to '65, she operated a flower shop. She loved gardening and flowers.
She is survived by her husband Ted of White Salmon; son, John Abken of White Salmon; daughter, Kay Miles of White Salmon; sisters, Jane Arnold of White Salmon, Mildred Dickey of White Salmon and Berniece Wright of Anchorage, Alaska; brothers, Don, Ray, Leonard and Pete Yarnell, all of White Salmon; six grandchildren and one great grandchildren.
The Enterprise, White Salmon, WA., December 3, 1992, page 12
Lemuel Washington Yarnell (1885 - 1983)
Lula M. Branaman Yarnell (1891 - 1982)
Theodore J. Abken (1919 - 2009)*
Alonzo C. Yarnell (1909 - 1981)*
Donald Cooper Yarnell (1915 - 2006)*
Dorothy R. Yarnell Abken (1917 - 1992)
Shares headstone with Ted J.
West Klickitat District 01 Cemetery
Created by: Fred
Record added: May 31, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37766109
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