Zae Retha Denton

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Zae Retha Denton (Lynch)

Birthplace: Ewan, WA, USA
Death: Died in Saint John, Whitman, WA, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Mace Augustus Lynch and Nellie Frances Sims
Wife of Harley Allison Denton
Mother of <private> Campbell (Denton)
Sister of Dwarda Isabel Marshall; Aubry James Lynch; Ercelle Sarah Thomason; Beryl Mace Lynch and Darrell Dale Lynch

Occupation: Worked for St. John telephone company.
Managed by: Private User
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About Zae Retha Denton

Zae was born on February 5, 1906 and passed away on Tuesday, December 26, 2006.

Zae was last known to be living in Saint John, Washington.

ZAE DENTON 05 Feb 1906 26 Dec 2006 (V) 99171 (Saint John, Whitman, WA) 99171 (Saint John, Whitman, WA) 518-03-5570 Idaho


The Spokesman-Review

March 7, 2006

  Zae (Lynch) Denton

St. John, Wash.

Zae (Lynch) Denton celebrated her 100th birthday Feb. 5.

Born Feb. 5, 1906, in Ewan, Wash., Denton has been a lifetime resident of Eastern Washington.

She married Harley Denton in 1931, and the couple have one daughter and son-in-law, Donna Denton Campbell and Jack Campbell of Spokane Valley.

Her husband died in 2003.

Denton worked for the St. John Telephone Co., from 1927 to 1938, and again beginning in 1952 until her retirement in 1974.

When asked what has helped her live a long and healthy life, she said, “Keeping busy and eating healthy food. (Also), corresponding with friends and writing history of the St. John area.”

Additionally, Denton’s visitors will always find her wearing make-up and jewelry. She says, “You just feel better dressed up.”

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Zae Retha Denton's Timeline

February 5, 1906
Ewan, WA, USA
July 2, 1931
Age 25
Saint John, WA, USA
December 26, 2006
Age 100
Saint John, Whitman, WA, USA