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Hazel Morehead


Hazel Morehead

Hazel Morehead, age 98, passed away on June 4, 2017 in Goldendale, Washington. She was born on August 8, 1918 in Portland, Oregon to Lura (Crume) and Sylvan Lee. Hazel married Irvin Morehead on September 4, 1935. She worked for many years and retired from J Neil's Lumber Company and was an active member of the Lyle Grange, Good Sam RV Club and the Klickitat Museum.

During Hazel's free time she loved making and decorating cakes, crocheting, gardening and camping with her Good Sam Club friends, she very much enjoyed gatherings with family and friends and those close to her will remember how she loved shooting her rifle out her kitchen window for prey going after her bird feeders. She was a founding member of the Klickitat Historical Museum and very active in Klickitat Community activities. The Morehead families have been residents of Klickitat County for well over 100 years. She was also a long time devoted member of the Grace Lutheran Church in Klickitat Washington.

Hazel is now in Heaven with her Husband Irvin Morehead and her Sons Bill & James Morehead.

She is survived by her sisters Frances Toya, Sylvia Morgan of Sacramento, California; daughter-in-law Linda Morehead of Klickitat Washington; grandchildren Anita Groeneveld (Matt), Joe Schefstrom (Sheri), Bill Bryant (Jennifer), David Morehead (Debi), Jaymean Morehead, Laura Blumenkranz (David), Ben Ashby; 11 great grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a gift to Grace Lutheran Church or the Klickitat Historical Museum in memory of Hazel Morehead.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. June 17, 2017 at Grace Lutheran Church, Klickitat Washington. Reception will follow at the Klickitat Community Center. Please sign online guestbook at


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