Winifred Mary English, 74, passed away Nov. 3, 2002, at Boise, Idaho. She was born March 19, 1928, at Wallowa to Ben and Cora Skillings.
Mrs. English is survived by nine children and their spouses, Tom and Carol Wilson of Fairbanks, Alaska; Morris and Janice Kepler of Eagle, Idaho; Jess and Loraine Savage of Wallowa; David English of Union; Pete Haney of Union; Debra English of Wallowa; Jay and Corine Haga of Wallowa; Sandra English of Wallowa; Dale and Robin Johnson of La Grande; and Roy and Kim Varner of Kettle Falls, Wash.; eight siblings, Mina Shuman of Cottage Grove; Vern, Neal, John, Ken and Darrell Skillings, all of Wallowa; Myrna Sabey of Willamina; and Carolyn Pfeaster of Wallowa; 39 grandchildren, and 21 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Ray Skillings and grandson Brandon Varner.
A Celebration of Life was held Sat., Nov. 9, at the IOOF Hall in Wallowa.