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SUNNYSIDE, WA Mrs. Alice E. Tavis, 71, of Sunnyside died Monday April 22, 1974 in a local nursing home.


Mrs. Tavis was born July 25, 1902, at Sunnyside, where her father homesteaded near Lichty. She was the first white baby born in Sunnyside, and she was born the same year Sunnyside was named. She had lived in Grandview before returning to Sunnyside in 1942. Mrs. Tavis was a member of the First Church of the Brethren.


Survivors include two sons, Robert W. Tuttle of Seattle and Sidney D. Tuttle of Sunnyside; four sisters, Mrs. Frances Higgins of Edmonds, Mrs. Edith McCallum of Sunnyside, Mrs. Margaret Guckert of Yakima and Mrs. Irene Candee of Pasco; four brothers, Ralph Templin of North Bend, Lyle Templin of Yakima, Fred Templin of Royal City and Don Templin of Mabton; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

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