Vesper C. (Vessie) Kauwe, age 76, of Deer Park, Washington, passed away October 4, 2018. She passed away at home, which is where she wanted to be. She was born in Hanford, California, on December 9, 1941, to parents, Herbert Higgin Duty, and Opal Dane Ferguson. She was survived by Charles R Perry, her significant other, and her children: Zackery Kauwe Mattoon, Todd LaShier, James Toby Kauwe, and Terry LaShier, her bother Earl Duty, and niece, Tonya Tigerson. Vessie also leaves behind two grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren to cherish her loving memory. Per Vessie’s wishes, a private family gathering will be held at a later day. To leave an online condolence to her family, please visit our website at www.HennesseyFuneralHomes.com.