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Richard Allen “Dick” Boisselle
August 21, 1946 ~ February 19, 2017
Richard Allen “Dick” Boisselle, 70, of Yakima, died Sunday, February 19, 2017 at his home after an extended illness. There will be a memorial service March 23. Details will follow.

Dick was born August 21, 1946, in Yakima, Washington, to Elmer James and Lois Mary (Shields) Boisselle. He was raised in the Harrah area, attending White Swan Schools and graduated in 1964 from White Swan High School.

He attended one year at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, Californa. In October, 1964, Dick married Judy Bos. He farmed with his family in Harrah until 1983, when he moved to Bonners Ferry to work for Anheuser Busch.

Dick married Judy Brown Rose in March, 1984. He moved to Salem, Oregon, where he opened a labor contracting business. He moved back to Yakima to be close to family. Dick was a member of the Catholic Church. He enjoyed traveling and visiting his family and friends.

Survivors include his children, Debbie and Bill Wirth, East Wenatchee, Washington, Greg and Christy Boisselle, Yakima, Denise and Steve Morris, Vancouver, Washington, Matt and Larissa Boisselle, Phoenix, Arizona, and Dan and Tanya Boisselle, Yakima, stepdaughter Jennifer Rose, Salem, Oregon, 11 grandchildren and brothers and sisters Carol Johnson, Butch Boisselle, Connie Merz, Dorothy Heintz, Marjie Balch, Dave Boisselle, Jim Boisselle, Doug Boisselle and Mary Boisselle.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Robert Boisselle and sister Rosalie Boisselle.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brookside Funeral Home and Crematory.