Pomeroy Washington Downtown National Historic District
Diane S. White went to be with our Lord Monday, March 22, 2004.
She was born in Pomeroy May 19, 1932, to Elmer and Frances Shelton. She was raised on the Shelton farm in the Mayview area, where she attended school. She graduated from Pomeroy High School in 1949. She attended Washington State University.
She married Louis Kazda, but they later divorced.
On June 12, 1982, she married Donald D. White of Pomeroy.
Diane enjoyed many hobbies in her spare time, such as gardening, traveling, playing cards, sewing, quilting, crafts and crocheting many beautiful afghans.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Frances; her father, Elmer; and her brother, James Shelton.
She is survived by her husband, Don White; brother Richard and Kathy Shelton of Camano Island, Wash.; her three sons, Steve and Margaret Kazda, Gary and Cherie Kazda of Pomeroy and Dave Kazda of Thompson Falls, Montana; two daughters, Cathy and Brett Roy of Lewiston and Caroline and Steve Moore of Pomeroy; and stepdaughter Merrilee and Ray Keatts of Spokane. She is survived by 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
The funeral was at the Richardson-Brown Funeral Home in Pomeroy. Memorials may be made on her behalf to the American Cancer Society or the Pomeroy United Methodist Church.
Passed away quietly on February 1, 2004. He was a resident of the Spokane area for 35 years. Mr. Stanley was born September 23, 1922, in Holly, Colorado, and was raised on a cattle ranch in DeBeque, Colorado.
In 1940, he moved to Holden, Washington, where he worked underground as a "hard rock" miner for several years. He married Betty Brunk in 1942 in Wenatchee, Wshington.
They moved to Pomeroy in 1949, where he owned and operated the OK Tire Store. After 20 years in Pomeroy, Mr. Stanley retired and moved to Spokane.
He was involved in Jaycees, the Eagles Lodge, the Elks Lodge, and was a Past Master of the Masonic Lodge. He loved all sports and was an active and proficient horseman. A cowboy at heart, Mr. Stanley belonged to the American Quarter Horse Association and participated in numerous team-penning competitions.
Survivors include two sons Wally and Wife Nancy of Spokane Valley, Bill andf wife Jo Ann of Spokane, five grandchildren, and four great grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Assn., 315 W Mission Avenue, Spokane WA 99201.