She grew up on a farm with her seven brothers and two sisters.
She married Dad in May of 1940.
They lived here in Spokane for most of their married life.
Mom is survived by her daughter Sharon and her husband Brad; her three grandchildren Kelli, Kris and Kip; seven great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 67 years Edward W. Vannest and her grandson Kevin.