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1000 7th St
Clarkston, WA | 99403
509-758-2556
3521 7th Street
Lewiston, ID | 83501
208-743-9464

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Obituary for Gail Seay DeBorde

Gail was born Nov. 6, 1937, in Grangeville, to Glen and Bertha Seay. She and her family moved to Clarkston in 1953. She married Earl Harding Jr. in 1955, and they had two sons, Rex and Robert. The couple divorced in 1959.

She then married Ray DeBorde in August of 1961, while she was attending Kinman Business College in Spokane. Together they had a daughter, Dana Woodbury, and then adopted a 6-month-old baby boy they named Scott.

After marrying Ray in Spokane, they moved to the Seattle area for a short time, and then made their home in the Portland, Ore., area to raise their family. Many years later, they made a move to California until their retirement in 2005, which then brought them back to Clarkston, where they always said they would return for their golden years.

Gail's hobbies were

needlepoint, ceramics, crossword puzzles and collecting knickknacks. She also very much enjoyed raising her flowers and especially enjoyed her 30 years of square dancing. She liked traveling to visit family members and friends, and taking cruises to Alaska and Panama.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Bertha (Schroeder) Seay, father Glen Seay, and brother Dwight Seay.

She is survived by her husband, Ray; sons Rex, Robert and Scott; daughter Dana; 18 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews and extended family members.

She requested that there be no services at this time.
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