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Obituaries

Death notices for Rose Allen and Patrick McFann Sr.

ROSE ALLEN

Rose Marie (Kelly) Allen was Art and Marie Kelly's sixth child and their only girl. She was born in White Salmon on May 22, 1959. She died in White Salmon on Sept. 24, 2007.

Through life's up and downs, she identified herself very simply as a beloved daughter, darling baby sister, devoted wife, loving mother and proud grandmother. She lived each day to the fullest of her ability and even when confronted with difficulty did not let anxiousness about tomorrow consume her today. She was always ready to meet people and make more new friends and her loved ones stretch up and down the west coast and beyond.

She is survived by her daughter Lisa Allen, Auburn; sons Jeremy Allen, Seattle, and Jason Allen, Auburn; four grandchildren Rachel, Rebekah, Yekusiel and Cameron; mother Marie Kelly; brothers Leo, Jim, Jack and Bob Kelly; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services for Mrs. Allen were held on Monday, Oct. 1, 2007, at White Salmon Christian Assembly. Interment was at White Salmon Cemetery.

Gardner Funeral Home handled arrangements.

PATRICK MCFANN

Goldendale resident Patrick Henry McFann, Sr., 54, died in White Salmon on Sept. 26, 2007. He was born in Dover, Dela., on March 15, 1953, to Mary Jane (Negendank) and James Howard McFann, Sr.

Mr. McFann spent most of his life in California and later ventured into Washington State. He was a mechanic and he loved to work on things, especially classic cars. He was also an artist, enjoyed classic rock music and was a phenomenal guitar player. He liked to spend time perusing for antiques and stopping at garage sales. He was a good dad, had a great sense of humor and never held a grudge. He will be sadly missed by his children, grandchildren.

Survivors include his daughter Tammy Lee McFann of St. Paul, Minn.; son Patrick Henry McFann, Jr. of Florida; mother Mary Jane McFann of Dodge City, Kan.; sister Linda Robles of Dodge City; brothers Ross McFann of San Bernardino, Calif. and Michael Henry McFann of Paris, Calif.; grandchildren Sharon, Jamie Lee, Jeffery, Dylan Lee, Leia Jauna; James, Nathan and Ian; and great granddaughter Haile Ray. He was preceded in death by his father and by grandson Patrick McFann, III.

Gardner Funeral Home handled cremation arrangements.

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