Tri-City Herald from Pasco, Washington (2024)

MID-COLUMBIA THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2010 TRI-CITY HERALD B3 Kennewick man sentenced for unlawful imprisonment 59-year-old told 2 girls to wait in apartment while he called police, parents PAULA HORTON A 59-year-old Kennewick man was sentenced to home detention for taking two young girls into his house so he could make a police report about them making too much noise. Tommy Newton McMillan entered a modified guilty plea Wednesday in Benton County Superior Court to a reduced charge of attempted unlawful imprisonment. The Alford plea means he denied committing the crime but believed prosecutors had enough evidence to convict him. He was given a 30-day jail sentence. He received credit for eight days already served and is being allowed to serve the remaining time on electronic home-monitoring.

HERALD STAFF WRITER DEATHS Michael L. Morrow YAKIMA Michael L. Morrow, 54, of Kennewick, died Nov. 16 in Yakima. He was born in Moses Lake and lived in the Tri-City area for 50 years.

He was a teacher. Mueller's Tri-Cities Funeral Home, Kennewick, is in charge of arrangements. Imogene C. Copper Imogene Cora Copper, 90, of Richland, died Nov. 16 at Rosetta Assisted Living in Richland.

She was born in Poplar Bluff, and lived in the Tri-Cities for seven years. She was a homemaker. Einan's Funeral Home, Richland, is in charge of arrangements. IMOGENE C. COPPER Einan's Funeral Home Imogene C.

Copper was our beloved Mother, Grandma and Great Grandma. She was born at home in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, on February 28, 1920, to Robert Marion Shifley and Mary Grace Price Shifley and passed on to Glory in Richland, Washington, on November 16,2010. She served her Lord and Savior faithfully as a pastor's wife, Sunday School, Vacation Bible School and Missions teacher as long as she was physically able. Imogene was preceded in death and by her parents, three sisters, three brothers, and her husband Charles A. (Bub) Copper in 1987 after 50 years of marriage.

They spent the most part of their married life in Gary, Indiana, where they raised their three children. They retired to Orlando, Florida, in 1975 until his death. At that time she moved to Daytona Beach to be near her oldest son. In 2003 she moved to Washington to live near her daughter. Imogene is survived by her loving children, Charles A.

(Mae) Copper Jr. of Spruce Pine, NC; James Robert (Pat) Copper of Atlanta, GA; and Gracie A. (Richard) Downard of Richland; nine grandchildren; and 26 greatgrandchildren, and several nieces and nephews throughout the United States. A memorial Service will be held at the Richland Baptist Church, Saturday, November 20, 2010, at 1:00 p.m. with graveside services in Orlando, Florida, at a later date.

We would like to give a special thanks to Rosetta Assisted Living in Richland, WA, and their incredible caring staff for the loving care they faithfully gave our Mom for the past four years. You are truly amazing. She will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved her. Express your thoughts and memories on our online Guest- book at MARIAN OAKES BATES Greenwood Funeral Home Marian Oakes Bates was born June 29, 1917, in Carterville, Missouri, and passed away November 12, 2010, in Renton, WA, at age 93.

Marian and Sam Bates moved to the TriCities in the early 1940's where they enjoyed many years fishing, hunting and traveling. Marian was preceded in death by her husband, Sam, in 1996 and survived by son, Gary Bates (Diane); grandchildren Sherrie Corrington (Brian), Linda Gal- McMillan was charged count of unlawful the April 21 incident at his at 1804 W. 21st Ave. McMillan confronted ages 10 and 11, after he thing hit the side of his The kids were jumping that was hitting McMillan's defense attorney John McMillan thought the throwing rocks at his house. He ordered the girls to home and write down names and numbers as police.

The girls followed his told police they didn't leave because they were afraid. "He had absolutely harming these girls," Judge Robert Swisher. knows it was not a good Deputy Prosecutor Julie the girls were "upset tized" by what happened, agreed to reduce the charge misdemeanor because Gail A. Brewster Gail Anne Brewster, died Nov. 15 at Hospice laincy in Kennewick.

She was born in Seattle, the Tri-Cities since 2002. She was a retired author. Einan's Funeral Home, in charge of arrangements. Roy E. Wirth Roy E.

Wirth, 84, of died Nov. 17 in Kennewick. He was born in Connell Prosser and the Tri-Cities years. He was a retired wheat Mueller's Tri-Cities Kennewick, is in charge ments. are paid announcements Herald submissions, e-mail or fax to Obituaries may be subin person Monday through at 333 W.

Canal Drive, Deadline for Tuesday through publication is 3 p.m. the notices For 585-7259. mitted Friday Kennewick. Saturday luzzo (John), Shannon MacGillivray (John); Greatgrandchildren Shane, Jordan, Tyler, Samantha, Lili, Cameron and Ian; Great-great grandchildren Chase and Victoria and many nieces and nephews. Marian was a member of Richland Baptist Church until her move to Renton.

At the family's request no services will be held. Arrangements with Greenwood Memorial Park and Funeral Home, Renton WA. DALE EDWARD STOVER Dale Edward Stover, 84-yearold wheat farmer and long time resident of Colfax and Endicott area, passed away November 13, 2010, at Whitman Hospital from Pneumoconiosis and Congestive Heart Failure. Dale graduated from Endicott High School in 1944. He met the love of his life Alice Jean Morasch on the school bus in 1941 and they were married in 1948 for 62 years.

He took over the family farm in Endicott in 1969 and worked until his last harvest in 2007 at the age of 81. Dale was a quiet man with a dry sense of humor who never gave a word of advice unless asked. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and working in his shop. He loved to read and passed that love of books to his daughter Barbara. He enjoyed attending his grandchildrens activities and drove to Seattle to watch Kim and Kate's Repp's dance recitals and came to Richland to watch his grandson Matt Rutt play Little League and attended his 15th birthday party in May 2010, even though he was on oxygen.

Before 2007 all activities were scheduled around wheat harvest as his son Fred helped with the harvest and his wife often drove the wheat truck. Dale was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, The Wilcox Grange, and Dusty Coop. Dale is survived by his wife Alice: his son Fred (Cindy) Stover; Ryan and Gloria, Spokane, daughter Diane (Mike) Repp, Kim and Kate of Auburn, son-in-law Matt Rutt, Matthew Rutt, Richland; sisters-inlaw Ruth (Bob) Bafus, Colfax; sisterin-law Lucille Christopher, Walla Walla. He was preceded in death by his parents Fred J. and Elthea Wheeler Stover, one sister and an infant brother and daughter Barbara Rutt.

A graveside service will be with one no criminal history, imprisonment in ticket." apartment "I don't believe intended to harm two girls, said. "I just hope heard some- actions were house. much he hurt these on a board Long said the home, but said her daughter Jensen said agreed with the kids were thought going set her progress go inside his However, the their parents' other girl did he called reduced charge system was wrong. orders and "These were his home were petrified "He took these no intent of shut the door Jensen told behind him." "He now Sky said some thing to do." saw what happened Long said home to get her. and trauma- got there she saw but said she sitting on the to a gross get up, but she was McMillan had Sky also said Howard 'Hal' 55, of Richland, SUNNYSIDE at the Chap- Anglin, 97, of in Sunnyside.

and lived in He was born lived in Sunnyside Smith Funeral Richland, is in charge of Jettie Wilcox Jettie Wilcox Kennewick, newick, died She was born and lived in for 61 ley for 54 years Tri-Cities. She was a farmer. Funeral Home, Mueller's of arrange- Kennewick, is ments. obituary policy day prior. Deadline for Sunday and Monday is 11 a.m.

Saturday. By submitting an obituary to the Herald for publication, authors should understand the Herald may reprint the material in any format. For more information, call 582-1500 or e-mail Friday, November 19 at the Colfax followed by a Memorial Service at 2:00 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Endicott. Bruning Funeral Home, Colfax is in charge of the arrangements.

Memorial may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church in Endicott. Online condolences may be left at www. ROBERT JOSEPH JULIAN Robert Joseph Julian passed away on November 13, 2010, at OHSU Hospital in Portland, Oregon, surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born on April 7, 1932, in Youngstown, Ohio.

After graduating from McDonald High School, he served as a radio mechanic in the Navy in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He received his Bachelor's. Master's and Doctorate In degrees in Mathematics and Physics from Arizona State University. Bob was employed as a draftsman at Motorola in Phoenix, AZ, while earning his degrees. He then taught physics at the University of Science Pulau Penang in Malaysia.

Upon returning to the US, he worked as a consultant for RARE Industries in Niles, OH, until moving to Kennewick in 1976 where he began his 20 year career at Hanford. After retiring in 1996, he worked for the Department of Ecology for five years. Since 1976, he was also a part time math instructor at CBC. Bob was an avid golfer and member of the Tri-Cities Country Club. When not on the golf course, he enjoyed hunting and flying model airplanes as a member of the Tri-City Modelers.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents Frank and Victoria Julian, his former wife Carole L. Christman, and his brother Frank Julian, Jr. He is survived by his wife Linda, his sister Nancy Gray (Kenneth), his eight children Kathleen Kolitsos (Andrew), Kristeen Herron (James), Robert D. Julian (Carrie), Deb Knight (Paul), Gregory Julian (Geri), Teresa Bissell (Eric), Amy Hoffman (Louis), Beth Julian- Wang, "not even a traffic the defendant these girls," she he understands his inappropriate and how girls." parents of one girl is in counseling and deal because they through a trial would back. grandmother of the not agree with the and told Swisher the two little girls who Carolyn Sky said.

girls in his home and and locked the door neighborhood kids and ran to her She said when she her granddaughter loveseat and told her to frozen in fear. she went into McMil- W. Anglin Howard "Hal" W. Sunnyside, died Nov. 17 in Anglin, and for many years.

Home, Sunnyside, is arrangements. Tate Tate, 96, of KenNov. 17 in Kennewick. in Pasco, lived in Finand many years in the retired insurance agent. Tri-Cities Funeral Home, in charge of arrange- memory of and his stepsons Richard (Gina), and Thomas (Janie).

He was blessed numerous grandchildren great-grandchildren their grandpa very The family would extend many thanks to ical staff at Kennewick Hospital, Kadlec and OHSU Hospital in In lieu of flowers, tributions may be made favorite charity. A Celebration of Life held on Friday, November the Cathedral of Joy at lan's apartment to make the girls leave Jensen also said McMillan thought and McMillan grabbed her by the hair he was dealing with the issue by havand threw her around. She said the ing the kids go inside and wait while father of the other girl was also hit. their parents and police were called. She questioned why McMillan "That's how it would have hapwasn't charged with two counts of pened when he was young," Jensen assault and two counts of unlawful said.

imprisonment. "No, it wouldn't have," Swisher "All he would have had say is, replied. "They wouldn't have been 'Don't play around here Sky invited into the house by an old man." said, adding that McMillan kind of Jensen disagreed and noted that corralled the girls into the apartment. McMillan immediately called police "He's a scary, creepy-looking guy for while the girls were writing down 10-and 11-year-old girls." their parents' names and numbers. Jensen said his client might have put "He didn't have any malice intent," his hand up to stop the girl's father Jensen said.

from coming into his home but also He also pointed out that somehow noted that the father punched McMil- his client spent eight days in jail after lan and knocked him unconscious. his arrest when he was on a 72-hour McMillan walked slowly in court, hold. had to sit down midway through the Swisher agreed to follow the sensentencing hearing and often had to tencing recommendation and said have Jensen repeat what Swisher McMillan could complete the time on asked before he understood. electronic home-monitoring at his Jensen said it now takes McMillan own expense. McMillan has until Dec.

while to grasp things and attributes 15 to arrange it. a that to the injury he received when he Paula Horton: 582-1556; was knocked out. Board elects officers HERALD STAFF The and public first The has meet was Young, woman I View Krasner Krasner with and who loved much. like to the medGeneral Medical Center, Portland. memorial conto your will be 19, at 2 p.m.

GARY MICHAEL COOPER Gary Michael Cooper passed away on November 16, 2010, after a courageous thirteen-year battle with cancer. Gary was born on August 29, 1948, in Pasco, Washington, to O.D. and Barbara Cooper (Corby). Raised in Pasco, Gary graduated from Pasco High School in 1966. After attending CBC for one year, he moved on to the University of Washington where he earned an accounting degree in 1970.

He returned to the Tri-Cities to begin working for the accounting Niemi, Holland Scott. He met his wife, Susan Sall, when they were children; their families were friends, spending some vacations together. Throughout his college years and her high school years they dated, eventually marrying on April 17, 1971. Their 40th wedding anniversary is just five months away. Together they had three children: Traci, Ryan and Michael.

In January of '76, Gary was hired as the Controller later he became CFO of Lampson International, at the time a small start-up crane company. He loved working at Lampson; he worked there for 34 years as Lampson grew into a large international company. Ever the stalwart, Gary continued to work through all his illnesses. Remarkably he was working until a week before his passing. Gary is survived by his wife and best friend of nearly 40 years, Susan, his brother Richard Cooper (Carmella) of Republic, WA; his father O.D.

Cooper (Grace): his mother Barbara Corby; his daughter Traci McClure (Dave); his son Ryan Cooper (Jen); his son Michael Cooper (Danialle): grandsons Matthew, Grant, Blake Layne McClure, Tyler Cooper and granddaughter Peyton Cooper: brother-in-laws Jim Sall (Judy), Tri-Cities Regional Public District elected officers discussed how to involve the in choosing a project at its board meeting Wednesday. nine-member board, which representatives from Pasco, Kennewick and Richland, will at 5:45 p.m. each second Wednesday at Richland City Hall. Watkins, mayor of Pasco, chosen president, with Steve Kennewick mayor, as vice president. Richland city CouncilSandra Kent is secretary- the guestbook at Gary Sall (Barb), Doug Sall (Cindy), and numerous nieces and nephews.

Above all, Gary was a quiet, private and kind man. Though he was a quiet person, when he spoke people listened. Gary most certainly had a strong presence every family gathering. His main hobby was his job, which he loved. He also enjoyed movies and dinners out with Susan or with friends.

His preferred vacation spots were the Oregon Coast at Lincoln City and Las Vegas, where he and Susan went most years. He loved playing cards, poker and blackjack, going to the horse races and watching all sports. Gary enjoyed attending sporting events especially Seahawk and Mariner's games, but the last few years his passion has been watching his grandsons' blossoming athletic talents. For the past 10 years Gary has attended Faith Assembly in Pasco. He became saved during this time and although his body was weak.

he had a strong faith Christ. Gary will be greatly missed. He was a great husband, father, grandfather and friend. A memorial service will be held at Faith Assembly Christian Center in Pasco on Saturday, November 20,2010, at 11 a.m. EILEEN FRANCES (FRAN) HENNIGER Einan's Funeral Home Eileen Frances (Fran) Henniger was born on March 3, 1925, in Langdon, North Dakota, to parents Creed Maskel and Bertha Chamberlain Lane.

She passed from this life, November 14, 2010, from natural causes, with family by her side. She was a much loved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. Fran served in the Navy during World War Il, and was a member of Bethany United Protestant Church in West Richland, and later of First Baptist Church in Richland. Fran was married to Dale Logan Henniger in Enumelaw, Washington, in 1947. They moved to this' area in 1955, where Dale served in law enforcement.

They raised three sons in their home in West Richland, and after Dale's death, Fran later moved into her home in Richland, where she resided until her passing. She was preceded in death by her The regional public facilities district, which is the first board of its kind in the state, was created to help the bi-county Tri-Cities region develop a project that will benefit the larger community. The regional board has authority to ask voters in all three cities to support a special tax that would pay for a regional project. Don Britain, a Kennewick councilman, said he wants the board to have public participation as early as possible before decisions are made to focus on any single project or group of projects. The board will consider adopting bylaws at its next meeting Dec.

8. husband Dale Henniger in 1976, her great-grandson, Nathan Lanning; her sister Janette; and her three brothers, Garrett, Eugene, and Creed. She is survived by her three sons: Michael (Lisa), Patrick (Ranee), and William (Fran); and nine grandchildren: Becky Reeves (David), Jay Henniger (Dee Dee), Sarah Lanning (Tim), Amy Lacey (Jason), David Henniger (Caryn), Aly Henniger, Logan Henniger, Evan Henniger, and Courtney Henniger. She also leaves nine great-grandchildren: Andrew and Anna Lanning: Hannah, Elijah, Gabriel and Caleb Reeves: Isaac Henniger, Ben Henniger, Ella Lacey, and another Henniger grandson due in March. Viewing will be Friday, November 19 from 5 to 8 p.m.

at Einan's Funeral Home in Richland. A memorial service is scheduled at Einan's Funeral Home on Saturday, November 20, at 2 p.m. with a reception to follow at First Baptist Church in Richland. Please share your thoughts and memories of Fran at the online guest book at www.einans E.

DALE WATERS Einan's Funeral Home in Elmer Dale Waters was born December 15, 1930, in Rigby, ID, to Elmer Evan and Melbie Ormond Waters. He passed away November 12,2010. in Richland, WA. He lived in the Tri-Cities since 1953. He worked for various contractors at the Hanford Site as a Chemical Engineer.

Dale served on the Richland City Council for two years following a successful writein campaign. Dale was a lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in numerous callings through out his life. Dale is survived by his wife Norma of 58 years, four loving daughters Diane, Karen, Linda, and Jo Ann, 14 grandchildren, and 8 -grandchildren. He is preceded in death by daughter Valeri. Visitation will take place on Friday, November 19,2010, from 5:00 p.m.

8:00 p.m. at Einan's Funeral Home. A funeral service will take place Saturday, November 20,2010. at 11:00 a.m. at the Thayer LDS Chapel, 1720 Thayer Richland, WA.

followed by a graveside at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Express your thoughts and memories on our online Guestbook at www.einansfunera

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