S. LeRoy Whitener

S. LeRoy Whitener

Sunday, January 27th, 1929 - Saturday, November 9th, 2019
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Sterling LeRoy Whitener, 90, a longtime Quincy, Washington resident passed away on Saturday, November 9, 2019 in Moses Lake.

He was born in Wenatchee on January 27, 1929 to W. Sterling Whitener and M. Lilja (Gislason) Whitener.

He was a lifelong resident of Quincy and graduated from Quincy High School.

On March 26, 1949, he married Evelyn M. Hallowell in Leavenworth, WA. They moved to Pullman Washington where they lived while LeRoy was attending the College of Veterinary Medicine. Following his graduation in 1954, they returned to Quincy.

LeRoy and Cy Wilson, a classmate, established the Ephrata Veterinary Clinic where he practiced until his retirement in the 1994.

He is survived by children Laura (Patrick) Escure, D. Ty Whitener and Janis (Harold) Whitener-Moberg, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Evelyn, his parents, one sister and one brother.

A celebration of life service will be held beginning with a graveside service at the Quincy Valley Cemetery at 10:00am on Saturday, November 16 followed by the funeral service at Scharbach’s Columbia Funeral Chapel, 300 G Street S.E. Quincy, at 11:00am.

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Scharbach’s Columbia Funeral Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.
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  • Celebration of Life Service

    Saturday, November 16th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, November 16th, 2019 11:00am
    Scharbachs Columbia Funeral Chapel
    300 G Street SE
    QUINCY, WA 98848
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor Jess Slusher
  • Interment

    Saturday, November 16th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Saturday, November 16th, 2019 10:00am
    Quincy Valley Cemetery
    625 F Street SW
    QUINCY, WA 98848
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Dianne Atkinson

Posted at 11:53am
LeRoy’s Family,
Sending our heartfelt sympathy to your family due to LeRoy’s passing. Our memories of LeRoy’s kind, endearing and funny way of looking at life will always be in our minds.
Although it’s been years since the working days of the clinic, LeRoy and Cy were a major influence in our mother Robin’s working life. We are deeply saddened for your loss.
Dianne (Cleman) Atkinson for Robin Cleman and family❤️

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