May 2, 1948-Jan. 25, 2007

SEATTLE - Kenneth Stephen Ault, a former Pendleton postmaster, died Jan. 25, 2007, at the University of Washington Medical Center of liver failure. He was 58.

A memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mueller's Tri Cities Funeral Home, 1401 S. Union St., in Kennewick.

Mr. Ault was born May 2, 1948, in Laramie, Wyo., to Robert and Charlotte Ault. He was raised in Kennewick and graduated from Kennewick High School in 1967.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

Mr. Ault first worked in the Pasco Post Office as superintendent of postal operations. He then transferred as postmaster to Brookings and then to Pendleton, where he retired with 34 years of service.

He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle, camping with his family and working on home projects.

Mr. Ault is survived by his parents; wife Gail Ault of Umatilla; daughters Jodi Torrance and Jami Farquhar of Brookings, Jone't Arlandson of Grants Pass and Jenny Beers of Crescent City, Calif.; son Aron Ault of Eugene; sisters Glenna Hoshal and Sherry Kordulla; brother Gene Ault; and nine grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his brother Robert Ault III.

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