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Amye L. Cloninger

Oct. 9, 1973 - Nov. 14, 2023

Amye L. Cloninger was born October 9, 1973, in Everett, Washington. She passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at her home in Colfax, Washington with family by her side.

Amye was a wonderful mother, wife, sister, daughter and friend. She worked for 13 years at Cougar Foodmart and five years at Whitman Hospital. She had to stop working due to health reasons. Amye loved to spend time with her family and friends as well as gardening. She also enjoyed camping, fishing and riding on the Harley with Pat. Amye was very loved and will be missed greatly.

Amye is survived by her spouse Patrick Cloninger; parents Linda K. Weitman and Duane L. Herman; her daughter Kaytra Hanes (Nathen Toombs) of Spokane, brothers Stefan Herman (Rona) in Indiana, Aaron Herman (Christine) in Nevada, and Jim Herman (Chelsea) in Bow, Washington; she also leaves her step-children; Jake Cloninger (Brandi) in Garfield, Washington, Robin Cloninger (Jane) in Garfield and Lonny Cloninger (Crystal) in Pullman, Washington and many grandkids, aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her step-dad John G. Weitman and her late-husband Shane M. Hanes.

There will be a Celebration of Life at a later time. On-line guest book is at

Corbeill Funeral Home in Colfax is caring for the family.


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