Sheri Rae Botts Rosenbaum, 40, of Kennewick, Wash., died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2002, in Wallulla, Wash. She was born Feb. 28, 1962 in Roseburg.

Sheri graduated from Enterprise High School in 1980 and earned a BA from Eastern Oregon University in La Grande. She worked for Boise Cascade for the last 14 years, first at Elgin and for the last 11 years at the Wallulla, Wash. plant. She married Charles Rosenbaum in 1997. Sheri's greatest joy was raising her two little girls. She was loved by her family and friends and will be greatly missed.

Sheri is survived by her husband, Charles Rosenbaum; two daughters ,Kinzie and Gracie, and stepdaughter Sarah, all of Kennewick, Wash.; parents Ervin and Charlene Botts of Enterprise; brothers Richard Botts of La Grande, Bryce Botts of Tempe, Ariz., and Rodney Botts of Portland; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Keith and Lynda Rosenbaum and Michael and Cindy Rosenbaum, all of Kennewick, Wash.; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Sherri and Dennis Pitz of Jefferson, S.D., Tammy and Mark Painter of Sioux Falls, S.D., sisters-in-law Star Dahm of Elk Point, S.D., and Sara Martin of Sioux Falls, S.D.; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and other family members.

Memorial services were held in Kennewick Oct. 14 and interment of the ashes will take place privately at a later date in Enterprise. In lieu of flowers, the Sheri Rosenbaum Memorial Fund (910978) has been established at Hapo Community Credit Union, 4 N. Union, Kennewick, WA 99336. Mueller's Tri-Cities Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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