September 27, 1937 - February 27, 2018
Yvonne Howell, a Naselle resident since 1968, died February 27, 2018 at Providence Hospital in Portland OR; she was 80.
Mrs. Howell was born September 27, 1937 to Orville and Emma Standefer.
She married Larry Howell in South Bend, Wash. in May of 1954.
Yvonne was a country western singer with her sister Rose for a couple of years. Then she and her husband Larry moved to Naselle in 1968 where the two owned and operated the Naselle Café for five and a half years. She was Naselle Valley Grange master, also serving as an EMT in the Naselle area.
She is survived by her husband Larry of Naselle, a brother Orville Standefer of Spring, TX, a sister Naomi Love of Twin Falls, Idaho and a son Dennis Howell of Naselle, as well as 3 daughters Debrah A. Engelson of Naselle, Denise Lewis of Happy Valley, OR and Julie M. Howell of Longview, WA. Yvonne is also survived by 7 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her brother Hershel Standefer, sisters Lillian Kelly and Rozella Smith.
Graveside services were held Monday, March 5, 2018 at the Fern Hill Cemetery in Menlo Wash. A celebration of her life will be held April 29, 2018 tentatively at the Nemah School House.
Arrangements are in care of Stoller’s Mortuary in Raymond.
Graveside Services: Monday, March 5, 2018 2:00 PMThe Fern Hill CemeteryGet Directions
Celebration of Life: Sunday, April 29, 2018 To Be AnnouncedGet Directions