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Keith & Keith Funeral Home

902 West Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA

OBITUARY

Joan Kathleen Miles

May 30, 1940August 6, 2019
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Joan Kathleen Miles passed away on August 6, 2019, in the comfort of her home in Yakima, with her husband by her side. Joan was 79 years old at the time of her passing.

Joan was born in Spokane, Washington on May 30, 1940 to Leslie and Evelyn Holstine. Joan grew up in Deary, Idaho where she went to school and graduated from Deary High School. She then moved to Spokane where she attended nursing training. Shortly thereafter she met Gene Miles and married on November 1959. They then started their family with Sally, Rod and Leslie.

Joan loved flowers, gardening and antique shopping. She also did volunteer work at her church. Her favorite hobby was sewing. She and a group of friends formed a group and called it the Cotton Club. They met regularly and this was a special time for Joan.

Joan is survived by her husband Gene Miles, her sister Katharine Holstine Melanson, children Sally and Allen Gunderson, Rod and Amanda Miles, Leslie Miles & Craig Sorenson. Grandchildren Shane and Dancy Gunderson, Miles McCracken, Kyle McCracken, Alissa and Trevor Leist, Kasey and Jase Lewis, Kayla Whalen and Chad Shaver. Along with 11 great grand children.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Wiley Union Church in Yakima, WA.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.keithandkeith.com

Services

7 September

Memorial Service

2:00 pm

Wiley Union Church

2711 Wiley Road
Yakima, Washington 98903

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Kayla Whalen

August 14, 2019

Tam Edmonston

August 13, 2019

I have always enjoyed spending time with Joan & Gene at all of our Wiley Union Church events. Joan was such a beautiful person. She will be missed by her friends at Wiley. My deepest sympathy to Gene & all of the family. Joan- Until we meet again.....
With love Tam

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