Ida Mae Everroad, 70, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Hood River, Ore., on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Ida was born Oct. 4, 1943, in Toppenish, Wash., to Theodore and Thelma (George) Steindorf. She grew up in Selah, Wash., and graduated from Selah High School “Class of 1962.”
Ida married after high school and had two daughters, Dawn and Karla. She lived in Yakima, Wash., and then moved her family to Bingen, Wash., where the girls were raised.
It was in the 1980s, while working at a Bingen hardware store, that she met Steven John Everroad, and they married on April 21, 1986, in White Salmon, Wash. Ida and Steve moved to Hood River, Ore., where she has resided since.
Ida worked in retail sales at a grocery and hardware store and was also a small-business bookkeeper before retiring. She enjoyed genealogy, estate/garage sales and was a part of Volunteers In Action.
Ida is survived and will be greatly missed by her husband, Steven “Steve” Everroad, of Hood River; two daughters, Dawn Kipp, of Yelm, Wash., and Karla Spratt, of Bingen, Wash.; sisters JoAnn Johnson, of Battleground, Wash., and Dawn Solomon, of The Dalles, Ore.; brother Mike Steindorf, of San Andreas, Calif.; five grandchildren: Mike, Chris, Vanessa, Carl and Emily; and five great-grandchildren: Jessica, Ashley, Matthew, Will and Noah.
She was preceded in death by a great-granddaughter, Alyssa, and husband, Lyman.
A service of remembrance is planned for 1 p.m. Sunday, July 27, at Columbia RV Park, the log building off Highway 97 near Dallesport, Wash.
Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson’s Tribute Center (Funerals, Receptions, Cremations), 1401 Belmont Ave., Hood River, OR 97031; 541-386-1000. Please visit andersonstributecenter.com to leave a note of condolence for family.
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