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Florence (Cloaninger) Sherfey

June 20, 1932 - April 13, 2024

Florence (Cloaninger) Sherfey, born in Colfax, Washington, June 20, 1932, to Arthur and Florence Cloaninger, passed on April 13, 2024, at the age of 91, in Kennewick, Washington.

Raised on a Whitman County wheat farm, along with her five older siblings, she delighted in being a farm girl, and always considered the beautiful Palouse her home. Consistent with her wheat farm upbringing, Florence loved and cared for all animals, except chickens, throughout her life. Although hard working, frugal and with a keen business sense, she primarily prioritized nurturing in each of her three children their...


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