OCEAN PARK, Wash. -- Sally L. Eufers, 63, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, at her Ocean Park, Wash., residence.
Sally Lorraine Eufers was born Dec. 27, 1940, in Spokane, Wash., the daughter of Walter and Sarah (Harker) Heisler. She grew up in Spokane and received her education there.
On Dec. 6, 1968, she married Nick Eufers in Coeur 'd Alene, Idaho. They lived in Spokane until 1975 when they moved to the Vancouver, Wash., area, where Sally was a wife, mother and homemaker. Having maintained a summer home in Ocean Park for a number of years, they moved there permanently in November 1998.
Sally worked several years in the gift shop of the Cranberry Museum in Long Beach. She took pride in her garden and flowers, enjoyed needlepoint, reading, cooking, listening to Elvis Presley and was an avid Seattle Seahawks football fan. Blessed with a warm smile, Sally made friends easily and always stayed in touch with family and those she met. She and her husband, Nick, had a special bond and he was her devoted caregiver throughout her illness with ALS and was always there for her.
Besides her husband of 35 years, she is survived by daughter Tracy Eufers and Doug of Atlanta, Ga.; sons Jeffrey and wife, Janie of Vancouver, Wash., and stepson Rick and his wife, Charlotte Eufers of Wildomar, Calif.; stepdaughers Donna and her husband, Richard Tripp, of Akron, and Barbara and her husband, Bruce Mitchell of Akron; a brother, Bill Heisler and his wife, Lori, of Austin, Texas; sisters, Belleene and her husband, Dave Torrance of Pasco, Wash., and Charlene and her husband, Fred Lammers, of Everett, Wash.; brother-in-law Charlie Eufers and his wife, Susie, of Le Mars; sister-in-law Darlene and her husband, Marvin Kunkel of Remsen; 11 grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and members of her extended family.
Memorial services will be held at Penttila's Chapel by The Sea in Long Beach at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24. A reception follows at the chapel.
Memorials in her memory may be made to Harbors Home Health and Hospice, P.O. Box. 716, Ilwaco, Wash. 98624.