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Obituary: Verhaag, Wayne Clifford

Wed., Aug. 15, 2012

Age 71

Wayne Clifford
(Age 71)

Wayne was born to Clifford Shrader and Gertrude Harris on April 30th, 1941 in Everett, WA.

He went home to be with the Lord on August 3rd, 2012 after a long and courageous battle with C.O.P.D.

Wayne married the love of his life, Roberta Jessup on February 27, 1959, and together they had three sons, Terry, Dan and Michael.

Wayne served in the Navy for a short period of time receiving an Honorable Discharge.

Wayne also worked for several businesses throughout Washington state.

He retired from Northwest Alloy in 1996.

Wayne was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, one sister, his father-in-law and mother-in-law, one brother-in-law, one sister-in-law, and several nieces and nephews.

Wayne is survived by his wife of 53 years; his three sons; 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; four sisters and four brothers.

Wayne is also survived by two sisters-in-law, Patricia Oberg, Spokane, WA, Sharon Vafiadis of California; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held on August 17, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. in the Sunset Mausoleum at Fairmount Memorial Park, W. 5200 Wellesley, Spokane, WA.

At Wayne’s request, Pastor Kevin Ch’en will officiate.

A potluck will follow, location will be given after the service.


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