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George Sanchey



George P. Sanchey (k'usi), 80, of Klickitat, WA was born March 6, 1933 in Wapato, WA, passed away January 22, 2014 in The Dalles, OR. He was Shawnee, Potowatomie, and an enrolled member of the Yakama Nation.

George was an avid sportsman, playing on a farm team with his dad as coach. His favorite pastime was working horses, including his own horse, Moony. He played basketball and baseball in high school, graduating in 1951 from White Swan High School. After graduation, George married the love of his life Charlotte Gilroy in 1956. Soon after he joined the United States Marine Corps and was a veteran of the Korean War. After an honorable discharge George began his working career, starting o...

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