George Albert VODDEN 

*14 Mar 1916 - †May 1979


a) By Sally Dunkelberger - Nov 15, 2000
from Robert Duncan, 414 S 25th Ave, Yakima, Wa. A "lookup" volunteer.
from a Yakima, Wa newspaper, page 9 May 14, 1979.


George Albert Vodden, Jr., 63 of 803 S. Second Ave., Yakima, died at his Saturday afternoon.

Born on March 14, 1916 in South Dakota, he spent his early years there and in California. He moved to Yakima in 1938.

He served in the US Army during World War II. In 1955, he married Mary J. Knight in Yakima. He worked for many years in the fruit orchards and later worked for the Price Fruit Co. for several years.

He is survived by wife, Mary J. Vodden of Yakima; five sons, Melvin, Wayne and James Knight, all of Oklahoma, Don and Bob Knight of Yakima;one daughter, Mrs. Evelyn Ellis of Tacoma; two brothers, three sister, 37 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

(?? sons last names are Knight. Could these be step children?)

By Rick Vodden - Nov 22, 2000

G.A. and Mary didn't get Married until the 1950's. The Knight children were Mary's before she married my uncle and unrelated.

«b»George Vodden: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) Death Record
«/b»«i»Name:«b»George Vodden«/b»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
Date of Birth:Tuesday March 14, 1916«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
Date of Death:May 1979«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
Est. Age at death:63 years, 2 months«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
Last known residence:«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
City: Yakima; Ahtanum; Fruitvale; Harwood; Pomona; Tampico; Weikel; West Side«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
County: Yakima«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
State: Washington«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
ZIP Code: 98902«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
Latitude: 46.5979«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
Longitude: -120.5343«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
Social Security details:«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
State of Issue: California«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»
Number: 556-22-5533«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»

b) (Medical):Posted on FaceBook June 17, 2011 by Rick Vodden

  • May 1979
  • Yakima
  • Cause of death: Cancer