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Pete Yarnell



George L. "Pete" Yarnell passed away at his home in Husum on Sunday, April 8, 2012 at the age of 82.

He was born on the family homestead in Snowden near White Salmon, Washington on December 6, 1929 to Lula Mae (Branaman) and Lemuel Yarnell. Pete graduated from Columbia High School. In his earlier years, he worked for SD&S and later, owned his own truck and hauled for numerous logging companies.

Pete married Marjorie E. Fritchey on December 23, 1950. He later married Elizabeth A. Austin on December 31, 1971. An old cowboy at heart, Pete was always busy around his place working and with hobbies such as leatherwork and tending to his horses and cattle.

Survivors include his wife El...

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