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Ilene Blanche Green, a White Salmon resident, died in Hood River, Ore., on May 17, 2001, at the age of 76.

Mrs. Green was born on Sept. 2, 1924, in Dilley, Ore., to Raleigh and Martha (Wolf) Aplin. When she was four, she moved with her family to White Salmon. She attended schools in White Salmon and after graduating, she went to work for the local grocery store and as a cook for the grade school.

On March 26, 1946, she married George H. Green. The couple had five children, whom they raised in White Salmon. Mrs. Green was a member of the Husum Church of God and participated in horse clubs with her husband.

She liked gardening, sewing and making crafts for her church's annual craft sale. She was a very social person who enjoyed taking care of everyone, especially friends and family.

Survivors include her husband, George, White Salmon; daughters Robin Lon and Marlene Osborn, both of Vancouver, and Rita Paris, Husum; son Terry Green, Husum; sisters Mildred Shorter, White Salmon, and Areta Schock, California; aunts Bing Aplin, White Salmon, and Myrtle Schaad, La Grande, Ore.; 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by son Johnny Green, brother Bud Aplin and sister Beth Morrow.

Funeral services for Mrs. Green were held on Monday, May 21, 2001, at 1 p.m. at Gardner Chapel in White Salmon, with Pastor Tom Stoltey officiating. Interment was at White Salmon Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Husum Church of God Women's Group in care of Gardner Funeral Home, PO Box 390, White Salmon, Wash. 98672.


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