Margaret Elizabeth Paladeni

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  • "We cherish the history, the friendship, the knowledge..."
  • "Margaret and Pete always reminded me of my own..."
    - Chuck Whitten
  • "One of my very very favorite people. Thinking of you all."
    - Lisa Keating
  • "Margaret and Pete were very good christian example for me..."
    - Elaine Heidegger
  • "I had the pleasure of being one of the caregivers for Miss..."
    - Lori Hahn
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September 15, 1926 ˜ December
3, 2018

Margaret Paladeni was born on September 15, 1926 in Kettle Falls, WA to Ruth (Abernathy) and C. Raymond Heidegger. She passed away on December 3, 2018 at Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital in Vancouver, WA, as the result of complications after a fall.
Margaret resided in the Rice, WA area where she attended grade school and then Kettle Falls High School through her Junior year, after which her family moved to Yacolt, WA. She graduated from Battle Ground High in 1944, and then attended Washington State College in Pullman for one year and then graduated from Business College in Vancouver, WA.
On July 20,1947 Margaret was united in marriage to Pete Paladeni. They raised their four children on the Paladeni farm near Yacolt, where she continued to live, even after Pete’s death in August of 2013. In May of 2016 she moved to Mallard Landing in Battle Ground, WA, where she resided until her death.
Margaret was a life-long member of the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church and her deep faith remained utmost in her life. She dearly treasured her family and many Christian friends.
Survivors include two sons, David and wife Mary of Battle Ground WA, and Michael and wife Patsy of Marengo, WI, daughter Cecelia and husband Joe Erickson of Upper Michigan, son-in-law Mark Levanen and wife Dinah of Yacolt, WA, 21 grandchildren, 84 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great grandchildren. Also surviving are her siblings, Albert with wife Shelley of Yacolt, Lillian with husband Wilbur Koistinen of Hayti, SD, Raydene McDaniels of Battle Ground, Barbara Jolma of Hot Springs, MT, Harold and wife Mary and Faith and husband Dave Kangas of Battle Ground. Sisters-in-law Yvonne Heidegger of Lone Pine, MT and Marjorie Paladeni of Vancouver, WA and brother-in-law Bob Paladeni with wife Pat of Washougal, WA.
Preceding Margaret in death besides her husband of 66 years and her parents, were her daughter Kathleen Levanen in 1999, brother Paul in 2010 and an infant sister Hope in 1944.
Viewing and family visitation will be on Thursday evening, December 6, 2018 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 7, 2018. Both will be held at the Lewisville Old Apostolic Lutheran Church at 32320 NE Lewisville Hwy, Battle Ground, WA.
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Published in The Columbian on Dec. 6, 2018
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