Veda Marie Tandy

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  • "I am so sorry to hear of Mrs. Tandy's passing. I grew up..."
    - Laura Dobson-Montgomery
  • "Sorry to hear of Vedas passing. She worked with my father..."
    - karen thompson
  • "I loved my Aunt Veda, she was a lovely lady. My mother..."
  • "missing you and your wonderful family at the Ashley onn"
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Service Information
Straub's Funeral Home & Columbia River Cremation
325 NE 3rd Ave.
Camas, WA

April 25, 1920 ~ April 26, 2011

Veda M. Tandy died on April 26, 2011 in Vancouver, WA, at the age of 91. She was born on April 25, 1920 in Camas, WA to Paul and Della Rainey. She graduated from Washougal High School in 1938.
Veda worked in Real Estate for many years.
She was also an accomplished homemaker and always had time for a game of cards or dice.
Veda was preceded in death by her husband, Merle Tandy, to whom she was married for over 56 years. Together they raised three children; a granddaughter; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Vernon Kane (who was killed in WWII); her granddaughter, Kimberly; her brothers, Donald Rainey and Kenneth Rainey; and sister, Leola Hill Scott.
Veda is survived by her daughter, Nicola Kane Brood of Vancouver; her two sons, Duane (Joan) Tandy of Lake Tapps, WA and Brian (Susan) Tandy of Vancouver; sisters, June Rainey of Vancouver and Barbara (Paul) Runyan of Camas; brother, Lauren (Mary Lou) Rainey of Beaverton, OR; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held on Sat., May 7 at 1:00 p.m. at the Camas Cemetery. A gathering of family and friends will follow the service at the Washougal Community Center.
Straub's Funeral Home & Columbia River Cremation in Camas is in charge of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to a charity of choice or Hospice Southwest, PO Box 1600, Vancouver, WA 98668.
Special thanks to the nurses and staff at Ashley Inn and Hospice Southwest for the wonderful care given to Veda during her extended illness.
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Published in The Columbian on May 1, 2011
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