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Garrett Underland


Garrett Underland

Garrett Thomas Underland, 15, Randle, Washington, died on September 7, 2015 near Packwood from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.

He was born on November 19, 1999 at Richland, Washington, the son of Ernest Steven "Steve" and Rachel Ann (Langford) Underland. The family made a number of moves throughout the Tri City and lower Yakima Valley areas while he was growing up. They recently moved to Randle, Washington where he had just started high school and was on the football team.

Garrett loved the Lord at an early age and was baptized in the Columbia River near Goldendale. He easily made new friends and was active in the church youth groups in every town that they made their home. He was loved by everyone that he met. Whenever possible, Garrett always went to church with his Grandmother, Mary Ann "Mema" Langford. He enjoyed Christian Music, especially artists like David Phelps and the Gaither Vocal Band.

He is survived by his parents, Steve and Rachel Underland, Randle, WA; his Maternal grandmother, Mary Ann "Mema" Langford, Cashmere, WA; Paternal grandfather, Ernest Arlo Underland, Hettinger, North Dakota; Maternal great- grandmother, Mary Sybil Williams, Grandview, WA; his uncles, Mike & Bonny Langford, East Wenatchee, WA, Jared and Jacqueline Langford, Denver, CO and Michel Underland, Burnsville, MN; his aunts, Michelle and Dwane Chatman, Oklahoma and Stacey (Underland) Taylor and Robert Dhaens, Shoreline, WA; so many other family members, cousins, second cousins, great aunts and uncles that loved him. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Thomas Dean Langford and paternal grandmother, Fern Irene (Engraf) Underland.

A Commemoration Service was held at the Graveside in Cashmere Cemetery with Pastor Kevin Gerchak officiating. You are invited to visit his tribute online at and leave a memory for the family. Arrangements are in the care of Heritage Memorial Chapel, East Wenatchee.


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