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Madelle Lai

- Mar 28, 2017
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Madelle C. Lai (Madelle Rishor) passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the age of 96. She was born in Lincoln City, Oregon in 1920 and lived most of her life in Central Washington. She taught at Naches Primary School from 1961 to 1976. 

Madelle was a skilled artist and over the years painted many pictures for her friends. Her best work was of horses and animals. In her early years, she did beautiful wood carvings of horses. She loved the outdoors and was always surrounded by her animals, including horses, dogs and cats. 
 
Madelle is survived by her three children: Marcia Ladd of Hammond Oregon, Dean Frey of Yakima, Washington, and Robb Rishor of Salmon, Idaho; two grandchildren, Nathan Erickson and Lowie Frey; and one great grandson, Logan Erickson. 
 
 

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