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December 5, 1931 ~ October 31, 2020 (age 88)



OCTOBER 31, 2020

Alan F. Wride, 88, a resident of Garfield, WA. passed away on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020 at LaDow Court Assisted Living in Garfield, WA.

Alan was born on Dec. 5, 1931 at Farmington, WA to Robert J. and Edna (Trimble) Wride.  Alan attended the Garfield Schools and graduated from Garfield High School in 1949.

Alan joined the United States Army and served in Korea.  He was discharge as a Sergeant on Dec. 24, 1953.

He married Donna Opstrup on June 3, 1955 at Garfield and the couple farmed between Garfield and Farmington. The family moved into Garfield from the family farm in 1974.  After retiring from farming in 1986 Alan started working for the Garfield Union Warehouse and retired in 2002 after the company sold to Co-Ag.

Alan was a member of the Garfield American Legion Post # 24, Oakesdale Lodge #55 F & AM, and 70 year member of the Ladow Grange.  Alan enjoyed fishing, traveling and woodworking.

Survivors include his wife Donna Wride at the Garfield home, two sons, Robert Wride (Kathy) Moscow, ID, Larry Wride (Rhonda) Colfax, WA, one daughter, Sharon Hengy (Paul) Spokane, WA.  Alan is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.  Alan was preceded in death by a daughter, Teresa Wallace, three brothers, Donald H, Robert J, William J. Wride, and one sister, Katherine Peterson.

Memorials may be given to the Shriners Hospital for Children, P.O. Box 2472, Spokane, WA.  99210-2472 or to the Garfield – Farmington EMS.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at the Garfield Legion Hall from 2:00P.M. to 4:00 p.m. with the United States Army Honor guard participating.

Kramer Funeral Home of Palouse, Washington is caring for the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.kramercares.com


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Celebration of Life
May 1, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Garfield American Legion Hall
211 E. Main
Garfield, WA 99130


Shriners Hospitals for Children
P.O. Box 2472, Spokane WA 99219-2472

P.O. Box 142, GARFIELD WA 99130

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