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 Lois Marie <I>Mitchell</I> Watten

Lois Marie Mitchell Watten

Weiser, Washington County, Idaho, USA
Death 24 Nov 2017 (aged 83)
Yakima, Yakima County, Washington, USA
Burial Yakima, Yakima County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 185435049 · View Source
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Lois Watten passed away at Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital in Yakima, Friday morning, November 24th, 2017.

Obituary, Yakima Herald, Nov. 30, 2017:

Lois Marie Watten, 83, of Yakima, peacefully met her Savior, Jesus, on November 24, 2017. She was born December 30, 1933 in Weiser, Idaho, to William and Etta May Mitchell. She was married for 66 years to Ed Watten.

She is survived by her husband Edwin, of Yakima, and six children: Linda Vrieze (George), Ron Watten, Mahlon Watten, Sharon Grace McConnell (Robert), Rachel McNiece, and Gretchen Foster (David), 15 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren, and sisters, Grace Fortier and Dorothy Olson; and Jack Mitchell, her brother.

Lois was “The Best Mom” and homemaker. She was a cook and helped with the family business. She was known as the sweet lady and one of the world’s best cooks to her family, friends and church camp. She preserved 100’s of jars of fruit every year. She loved visiting her children, especially her grandchildren, and traveling all over the US. She was a jokester and a Seahawks fan. She loved and served her Savior, Jesus Christ.

A Memorial Service was held Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Bible Missionary Church, followed by a reception at West Valley Missionary Church in Yakima.

Arrangements were by Brookside Funeral Home and Crematory.


Lois was the sister of
Grace Irene Mitchell (1925)
Glenn Robert Mitchell (1926 - 2009)
Dorothy Mae Mitchell (1928)
James Howard Mitchell (1930 – 1996)
Jack Lynn Mitchell (1935)

...and half sister of
Clara Ellen Mitchell (1910 - 1991)
Pearl Cressy Mitchell (1912 - 1988)
Emma Amelia Mitchell (1914 - 1997)
Clarence Ivan Mitchell Winship (1917 - 1940)
Joseph Francis McElfresh (1922 - 1924)
Lynn Thomas Smith (1941 - 2016)

Gravesite Details Cremains to be interred at a later date.




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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lois Marie Mitchell Watten (30 Dec 1933–24 Nov 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 185435049, citing Terrace Heights Memorial Park, Yakima, Yakima County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by SB°ancestry (contributor 47325517) .