Lenah Diane Stewart
Stewart, Lenah Diane, age 80, died July 20, 2019 at home with family by her side.
Cremation has taken place and honoring her wishes no services or funeral will be held. A private burial will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s preference. Lenah was born in Findlay, Ohio on May 28, 1939. She graduated in 1957 from Shawnee High School in Lima, Ohio. She worked as a bookkeeper for many years at Trimbles Massey Fergason in Mesa, AZ. While working at Trimbles she met and married Bob Stewart, now married for 53 years. Bob and Lenah moved from Gilbert, AZ to Zillah, WA in 1973 and bought a farm with son Monte and daughter Diane. In the fall of 1977 Lenah took a job with Toppenish Memorial Hospital in the Business Office. Then in 1983 Lenah was transferred to the St. Elizabeth Hospital Business Office in Yakima. Retiring in the late 1980’s she enjoyed her home and family. She enjoyed swimming in the family pool, spending time with family, playing cards, board games and her flower gardens. She enjoyed traveling to Alaska on a Cruise Ship and visits to family out of state. Lenah was an amazing wife and mother and enjoyed being independent and doing as many things for herself as she was able. She loved to laugh and her laughter was contagious. Her smile would light up the room. Lenah also had many friendships that touched her heart and she cherished each one. She was a loyal confidante.
Lenah was a polio survivor since the age of 15. And for the last three years she fought Breast Cancer on her own terms with natural home remedies and beat it. In her later years, she enjoyed watching Christian Television especially Trinity Broadcast Network. Lenah loved her Lord greatly and looked forward to walking, running, skipping and dancing on the Golden Streets with her Lord.
Lenah is survived by husband, Bob Stewart of Zillah, WA. Daughter, Diane (Douglas) Holzhausen of Havre, MT., Son, Monte (May) Stewart of Centreville, Alabama. She is also survived by five grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Siblings sister, Janet Allemeier of Idaho Falls, ID, sister Beatrice (Richard) Hunsicker of St. Joseph, Michigan, brother, Kenneth (Peggy) Windle of Lima, OH. She is preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Hazel Windle, her brother, Donald Windle, sister Ruth and brother-in-law Robert Flarida and brother-in-law John Allemeier. Those wishing to sign Lenah’s online memorial may do so at www.funeralhomesmith.com Smith Funeral Home in Care of arrangements.
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