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 Leah Earlene <I>Hollis</I> Argle

Leah Earlene Hollis Argle

Washington, USA
Death 8 Jan 2004 (aged 85)
Washington, USA
Burial Kelso, Cowlitz County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 77354625 · View Source
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Longtime local resident, Leah Earlene (Hollis) Argle, 85 of Kelso, died January 8, 2004 at the Frontier Rehabilitation and Extended Care Facility.

She was born, October 10, 1918 in Ballard, WA to Elsie and Leander (Lee) Hollis. She attended high school in Marysville, WA. Leah married her first and only love, Robert H. Argle 8/18/1935 in Davenport, WA.

They moved to Kelso in 1936. She helped her husband in a night crawler business and small nursery, Homesite Gardens, in the 40's and 50's.

She was a lifetime homemaker, active in the PTA while her children were schooling, and served occasionally on the election board. She was known by her CB radio handle as "Jar Washer". She was an avid member in the neighborhood bingo club for 25 years.

Leah enjoyed being with her family and especially loved the time spent with her grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She was also fond of her dog "Foxy".

She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-nine years, Robert H. Argle in 1984.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Robert L. and Lue Seal Argle of Longview; a daughter, Billie Ann Reed of Longview; a daughter and son-in-law, Barbara Joy and Sam Liles of Porter, IN; a daughter, Lizabeth Joan Argle of Prosser, WA; eight grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

At Leah's request, there will be no service. Private interment will be at Green Hills Memorial Gardens. A family celebration will be held later.
Memorial contributions may be made in Leah's name to the American Lung Association, 216 Broadway East, Seattle, WA 98102.

Dahl-McVicker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Published in The Herald (Everett) on January 11, 2004

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  • Maintained by: Jerry Engelhart
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 77354625
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Leah Earlene Hollis Argle (10 Oct 1918–8 Jan 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77354625, citing Green Hills Memorial Gardens, Kelso, Cowlitz County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Jerry Engelhart (contributor 47998213) .