Wiljo “Bill” E. Ojala, 98, of Selah died Dec. 21 at Cottage in the Meadow.
Mr. Ojala was born in Quincy, Mass. He worked in Seattle at Boeing Co. as a tool and die maker. He moved to the Tieton area about 65 years ago, and was an apple orchardist and warehouse owner.
Survivors include two children, Laraine Wilton of Yakima and Sandra Satterlee of Pullman; four grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Graveside inurnment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Terrace Heights Memorial Park. Celebration of life is planned for April 27, 2013, at Shaw and Sons Funeral Directors, Yakima.