Re: Rufus Harpe
Rufus Harpe, 28 May 1902 - 20 Sept. 1985
Tri-City Herald, Sept. 22, 1985, Sunday, September 22, 1985, page B 6 - Obituaries
Rufus W. Harpe
Rufus W. Harpe, 83, Touchet, died at his son's home in Kennewick Friday.
He had lived in the Touchet area from the time he was eight years old. He helped start Little League baseball in Touchet, participated in the Happy Canyon Celebration at the Pendleton Roundup, was a member of the Reorganized Latter-day Saints church in Pasco, and was an avid horseman.
Survivors include sons Lester, Kennewick, Dale, Grand Terrace, Calif., Dean, Touchet, Lyle, Hood River, Ore., James, Aamby, and Robert Cochrane, Richland; daughters Colleen Hull, Walla Walla, and Pat Aichele, Richland; sister Rena Montgomery, Bend, Ore.; brother Ted, College Place; 26 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by both parents, his wife, and one son.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Blue Mountain Memorial Gardens inWalla Walla. Burial will be in Blue Mountain Memorial Gardens.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Reorganized Latter-day Saints church in Pasco.
Visitors may call from 1-5 p.m. today, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday at Mueller's Tri-Cities Funeral Home on Union Street.
Contributions may be made to the Reorganized Latter-day Saints church at Road 26 and Henry, Pasco, or to another charity of one's choice.