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James L'Heureux

Aug 31, 1931 - Nov 21, 2017
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James Wayne L’Heureux, of Yakima went peacefully to be with his Lord and savior Jesus Christ on November 21, 2017. James was born in Yakima on August 31, 1939 to Louis and Ruby L’Heureux, the seventh of eight children. He graduated from Selah High School in 1957. In 1964, James enlisted in the Navy and completed two tours of duty during Vietnam. After completing his time in the service, James returned to the Yakima Valley where he began his 35 years of work for Central Pre-Mix Concrete Company as a truck driver. 

In 1978, James married his present wife, Pat, and were married for 39 years. James was an outdoorsman who loved to hunt, fish and owned a hay farm. He especially loved working on his machinery and equipment. James was very fond of animals especially his cats. Family time was his favorite. He enjoyed time on the boat in the Sound crabbing with family and taking his boat out on the Columbia River salmon fishing.  
He is survived by his wife, Patricia C. L’Heureux, son Kirk (Lynn) L’Heureux and their children Lacey and Ryan Carter, stepchildren; Greg (Lori) Younkin, Vicky (Jon) Komorowski, Kathy (Hans) Solie, Grandchildren; Lyman Younkin, Brittney (Dan) LaBarron, Ashley (Ryan) Halligan, Ben Reynolds, Joey Reynolds, and Allison Reynolds, Great- Grandchildren; Alexis, Henry, and Easton, sisters; Louise Belles, Teresa L’Heureux, Liz Belles, Barbara Green, Rosemary Bernier, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Ruby L’Heureux, and sister Virginia Bensfield and Brother Phillip L’Heureux

Recital of the Rosary will be Sunday night the 26 of November at 5:00pm. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial has been scheduled for Monday November 27, 2017 at 2:00pm at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Selah with a luncheon to follow.  

Funeral Information

Funeral service

Nov 27, 2017:2:00 PM

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

1107 W Fremont Ave, Selah, WA 98942