Lola Ellen Pritchard | obituaries

Lola Ellen Pritchard passed away peacefully surrounded by family in Vancouver, Washington on Aug. 9, 2022. Lola was born in Prescott, Oregon on June 9, 1924 to Owen and Ida (Stickler) Sims. She was raised in Rainier Oregon, graduating from Rainier Union High School followed by Business school in Portland, Oregon.

She married Carroll Pritchard on Jan. 6, 1945. Carroll and Lola had four children, Stacey (Kathy), Carol (Rick), Jeannie (Robert) and Jill (Don).

Lola was preceded in death by her sister Delores Smith; husband Carroll (2005); and parents, Owen (1938) and Ida (2002).

Lola is survived by all of her children; five nieces and nephews; 15 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and three great great grandchildren.

Lola was active as a Sunday school teacher at Rainier Methodist Church, VFW Auxiliary, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts leader and a Home Extension Participant. Lola was the best mother a kid could want. She welcomed our friends into our home, and she made all the grandchildren feel they were her favorite. She was a homemaker, cooking tasty meals for family and friends, sewed, crocheted, gardening and playing cards with family and friends.

Service will be at 11 am on Wed., Aug. 24, 2022 at Alston Corner Assembly of God followed by lunch, then a graveside at Hudson Cemetery at 2 pm Groulx Family Mortuary.

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