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sity of Washington, where he joined the
Husky crew and rowed for three years
in the varsity boat; in 1970, they won the
national championship, and in 2004,
he was inducted into the Husky Hall of
Fame. Miller received his law degree
from Gonzaga University School of Law,
with a one-year break during which he
attempted to join the U.S. Olympic Crew
Team. He practiced law in Othello for 37
years and served as Adams County deputy prosecuting attorney and Othello city
attorney. In 2012, he was elected to the
Adams County Superior Court. Miller
was an active community supporter and
member of the Chamber of Commerce
and Rotary Club. He enjoyed getaways to
the family cabin on Lake Coeur d’Alene
and annual fishing expeditions on the
Judge Brian H. Miller died on Sept. 28,
2013, at the age of 65.
Gregory A. Nielson
Gregory Nielson was born in Alberta,
Canada. He received his undergraduate
degree from Brigham Young University
and his law degree from Lewis and Clark
College of Law. Nielson spent several
years working in his father’s machine
shop and was an insurance salesman,
stockbroker, and financial planner before
returning to his first love of practicing
law. He enjoyed rugby, basketball, weight
lifting, and cycling; his favorite mode of
transportation was his Harley, and he
was an amateur photographer.
Gregory A. Nielson died Nov. 11, 2013,
at the age of 66.
Carl Pruzan was born in Seattle and received his undergraduate degree from
the University of Washington. He served
in the Navy, as an officer in the South
Pacific. Returning home from the war,
he studied law and founded the firm of
Casey and Pruzan, practicing until the
age of 90. An avid collector of musical recordings, he was a regular attendee at the
Seattle Symphony and chamber music
performances. Pruzan loved literature,
travel, fishing, photography, and gardening in the Japanese style.
Carl Pruzan died Feb. 25, 2014, at the
age of 99.
Lyle R. Schneider
Lyle Schneider was born in Minnesota
and moved to Seattle as a young man.
He received his undergraduate degree
from the University of Washington;
while he was at its law school, World War
II was declared, and Schneider joined
the Navy, serving at Pearl Harbor, the
South Pacific, and on a merchant ship.
After the war, he finished law school and
joined his father-in-law’s firm, where he
practiced for over 50 years until his retirement in 2005. After retirement, he
moved to the family ranch in the Wenas
Valley, farming hay and raising cattle.
Schneider served three terms as Auburn
city attorney and was also city attorney
for the town of Pacific. He was the director of three banks, helped draft the new
King County Charter, and was active in
the Association of Washington Cities.
Schneider was known for being a good
listener, a dispenser of wise advice, and
an excellent storyteller.
Lyle R. Schneider died Feb. 23, 2013, at
the age of 95.
James A. Vander Stoep
James Vander Stoep was born in Iowa.
When World War II was declared, he enlisted in the U. S. Navy, became an ensign,
and served in Japan following the end of
the war. After his service, he graduated
from Washington State College, and received his law degree from University of
Oregon School of Law.
Vander Stoep practiced law for 53
years; he was a past president of the
Lewis County Bar Association and a
governor and past president of the Washington State Bar Association. He was a
past president of Chehalis Rotary Club,
a co-founder of Chehalis Little League,
and a chair of the Lewis County Republican Club. An active community member, Vander Stoep supported Chehalis
schools and youth programs, community
orchestras, and public libraries.
He enjoyed fishing in Alaska, clamming in the Queen Charlotte Islands,
hunting pheasants, and annual family
vacations to Orcas Island.
James A. Vander Stoep died March 8,
2014, at the age of 88.
Gail N. Wahrenberger
Gail Wahrenberger was born in New
York. She saw the world as a United Airlines flight attendant before receiving
her undergraduate degree at Oregon
State University and her law degree
from the University of Oregon. She
practiced family law in Seattle for nearly 30 years, mainly at the firm of Stokes
Lawrence. Wahrenberger volunteered
at a Seattle legal clinic for over 25
years, providing legal counsel to those
who could not afford a lawyer. She loved
to travel with family and friends, visiting France, Italy, Tahiti, and the Caribbean. She enjoyed gardening, cooking,
and entertaining family and friends at
her homes on Bainbridge Island and in
Gail N. Wahrenberger died on Jan. 23,
2014, at the age of 66.
Robert E. Welch
Robert Welch was born in Spokane and
grew up in Clarkston. He received his
undergraduate and law degrees from
Gonzaga University. Welch practiced
law in Marysville until ill health forced
him to retire. He enjoyed working in his
vegetable garden, hunting, fishing, and
Robert E. Welch died Nov. 13, 2013, at
the age of 71. NWL