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Elsie Schank


Elsie Schank

June 9, 1919 –

February 26, 2015

Elsie G. Schank passed away on Thursday February 26, 2015 at the age of 95 in Salem, Oregon surrounded by family.

Elsie was born June 9, 1919 in Sundale, Washington to Roy Vanburen Doughty and Anna Mae Dyball Doughty. On September 8, 1938 she married John Schank in Goldendale, Washington. To this union four children were born.

Elsie worked at the primary school lunch room in Goldendale from 1956 – 1982. She retired in June of 1982. She was a member of the New Life Assembly of God Church in Goldendale. She taught a Sunday class there for eight years.

She is survived by son, Jerry (Dianne) Schank of Salem, Oregon and daughters Joyce Vargas of Paso Robles, California and Sharon (Bob) Largent of Springfield, Missouri; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and son Larry Schank.

Services will be held at New Life Assembly of God Church, 1602 S. Columbus, in Goldendale on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 2 p.m.


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