Eugene leaves behind his wife, Lova, of 43 years, Bob Burns of Great Falls, MT, Marty (Terry) Burghard of Moses Lake, WA, Becky (Skip) Regli of Odessa, WA., and Jim (Cindy) Lobe of Omak, WA.
Eugene leaves behind six (6) grandchildren, Kris, Steven, Kaylene, Bryce, Amber and Josie and seven (7) great-grandchildren, Christina, Everett, Kiernan, Layla, James, Even, and Trevor.
Eugene is also survived by his children of a previous marriage, Patrick, Debbie, Veronica, Thelma, Michael, Daniel, and Scott.
Eugene spent most of his life as a brick mason.
When he returned to Odessa, he farmed the family farm before moving to the Colville area where he drove school bus and raised and showed cattle.
Eugene and Lova retired to the Spokane are for a short time before spending five (5) wonderful years touring the United States and visiting many sites in many states.
After traveling, they returned back to settle in Odessa, WA.
Eugene is preceded in death by his parents Nathaniel and Maria Barbara, (Dan and Mabel) Lobe.
Brothers: Irvin, Edwin, Leo, Donnie, Lonnie.
Sisters: Ednas and Helen.
He is survived by a sister, Barbara (Babs) Molin of Spokane, WA.
Services will be held at the Heritage Church, 302 S. First Street, Odessa, WA.
with Pastor Jon Hayashi on January 4th, 2013 at 11:00.
Interment will follow at the Odessa Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please give a donation to Assured Hospice, 1417 S. Pioneer Way, Moses Lake, WA.
Please visit www.stratefuneralhome.com to sign the online guestbook.
Strate Funeral home of Davenport, WA is caring for the family.