Copied from the original newspaper by Researcher E. Rowley

The Goldendale Sentinel - July 26, 2007

Keith Woodward

"Keith Woodward, 79, of Goldendale died July 17, 2007, in Yakima.

He was born on Oct. 13, 1927, in Seattle, to Minnie Sally (Witherow) and George Washington Woodward.

Keith grew up in Grandview and went to school in Prosser. During his junior year of high school the family moved to Goldendale, where he graduated.

On Sept. 11, 1948 he married Sue Jean Guy in Goldendale.

Keith worked for many years at the P.U.D.

After retiring from the P.U.D. in 1978, he traveled oversees [sic] while employed by the energy company N.R.E.C.A., spending three years in Yemen and three years in Bangladesh.

Keith was very active in the community, serving as a Boy Scout leader in the '50's and as a member of the Jaycees.

He was also on the fair board and was a Klickitat County auctioneer for years as well as a longtime member of the Cattlemen's Association.

Keith loved cattle ranching and helped others by working their farms. He was the kind of person who was always doing something for someone else.

He was preceded in death by daughter, Jan Marie Husby, brother, Russell Woodward and sister, Ida May Woodward.

Survivors include his wife, Sue of Goldendale; children and their spouses, Patty and Jim Allyn of Goldendale, Mike and Debbie Woodward of Glenwood, Lori Woodward of Aberdeen; twin brother Ken Woodward of Wenatchee; brother, Glenn Woodward of Goldendale; sister, Barbara Ponti of Zillah; five grandchildren, Cory Husby, Karrie Healy, Bryce Allyn, Arlie Woodward and Ashley Woodward; four great-grandchildren, Lilly James, Caitlynn Healy, Donavan James and Jerimiah James.

A memorial service in celebration of Keith's life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday July 28, at New Life Assembly of God Church located at 1602 S. Columbus, Goldendale.

The family suggests in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society or to the Susan G. Komen Foundation in care of Columbia Hills Memorial Chapel, PO Box 134, Goldendale, WA 98620, who handled the arrangements."

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