Monday, May 16, 2011

Washington Obituaries 05/16/2011


Al Kirkwood

Al Kirkwood was born on October 31, 1948 and was welcomed home by the Lord suddenly on May 10, 2011. He was a man of great character, ethics and above all had incredible passion for his family. He and his wife Amy owned a local business, Smart Security, Inc. He will be missed by his mother, Dorothy, siblings and their spouses, Beverly and Rod MacLeod, Barbara and Larry Schroeder, Beth Kirkwood; his wife of 37 years Amy; his children and their spouses Erin and Tony McLeese, Brian and Mandi Kirkwood and Scott and Amy Kirkwood. He had nine grandchildren: Taylor, Peyton, Adisyn, Evan, Gage, Megan, Lauren, Dellan, and Skyler who were the pride and joy of his life. He will also be missed by several cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. In lieu of flowers please send donations on behalf of Al to the University of Colorado Hospital. Services will be held Tuesday, May 17 at 11:00 at Holy Love, 4210 S Chambers Road, Aurora, CO.



AnnaBelle Arneson

AnnaBelle ARNESON Born on May 17, 1916 in Niobrara, NE; moved to Kirkland, WA in 1956; died on March 6, 2011 in SeaTac, WA. Survived by her loving children Linda, Judy, Trudy, Edwin; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandsons. Funeral Service today, Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 2:00PM at Yarington's Funeral Home; 10708 – 16th Avenue SW, Seattle with Viewing one hour prior to service.



Brian J. Wilson

Sunday, May 15, 2011 8:00 AM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff

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Carol D. Larmer

LARMER, Carol D., Passed away on May 12, 2011 in Davenport, WA. Her home was Harrington, WA. She is survived by her daughter, Denise Larmer of Lakenheath, UK; her two sons, Kevin and Renea Larmer and LaMarr and Susan Larmer, all of Harrington, WA; six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, Ardell (Bud) Larmer, three sisters, Juanita, Betty, and Margaret (Peggy). She was a member of the Harrington United Methodist Church, the Harrington Golf & Country Club, and was a former National Grange Member. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, May 20, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at United Methodist Church in Harrington, WA. Pastor Cynthia Wuts will officiate. Memorials may be made to the Harrington Golf & Country Club or to the Harrington United Methodist Church. STRATE FUNERAL HOME, DAVENPORT, WA is caring for the family.



Charles J. Bush

BUSH Charles J., Charlie passed away peacefully Monday, May 9th with family at his side. Charlie was a truck driver for many years. He took pride in working hard and keeping a beautiful yard and garden. Always eager to go have a good meal and a piece of pie. His passion was fishing in Alaska every year. He will be dearly missed. He is survived by his wife of 12 years Muriel (Amtoft); her son Mike; grandson Mike; grand-daughter Jenny; great-grandkids Austin and Caden. He is also survived by his children Hazel, Patty, and Judy; grandchildren Laura, Elizabeth, LeAnna, Terry, Erika and Tracy; great-grandkids Michael, Tessie, Jennifer, Ryan, Blake, Cole, Seth, Tyler, Kayla and TJ; great-great-grandkids Kylie, Shalay, Emily, Alicia, Adam and Ashlynne. He was preceded in death by his son James Bush. We would also like to thank Danny Bain and his family for all the support they have provided for Charlie as well as his family. Thank You! At Charlie's request there will be no services.



Charles L. Green

Charles L. GREEN Age 82. Went to be with his Lord on May 10th. Born in Nevada, MO. Retired from Boeing after 43 years. Survived by wife Bonnie, many friends and family members. Celebration of his life will be held at John Knox Presbyterian Church on May 19th at 11:00 AM. Memorials may be designated for the youth ministry of John Knox Presbyterian Church, 109 SW Normandy Road, Seattle, WA 98166 or charity of choice.



Charlotte J. Kellogg

Charlotte, 82, of Mukilteo, WA passed away May 7, 2011. She was born the daughter of William and Helen Pearson on October 31, 1928 in Everett, WA., Charlotte was baptized at Our Savior's on Easter Sunday in 1929 and confirmed in 1937. She was well beloved in the congregation and served as Treasurer, Council Member and Finance Committee. She organized the Bazaars and hosted the Christmas Smorgasbords. Charlotte was a leader and a servant. Most of all, she was a friend to everyone., Charlotte married Richard W. Kellogg September 2, 1951 in Everett, WA. They spent 51 years together in marriage before Richards passing in 2002., She began as a secretary in the law offices of Charles Turner and Noah Shakespeare and with Paul Stocker and William Ingram, plus five years at First National Bank. Charlotte was a Mukilteo town clerk for two years and town treasurer for seven and a half years. Charlotte followed in the footsteps of her grandfather, Hans Solie, who was also an activist in his younger days. In 1972 she entered a battle with the Washington State Parks Department over expanding the boat launch facilities and eliminating other public services. Charlotte worked tirelessly to ensure that the state park would continue to be multi-purposed and families could enjoy the beach in conjunction with boaters. Charlotte worked determinedly to expand quality of education for her children and all students. In 1973 she challenged the Mukilteo School District to be more transparent with the taxpayers. She was the first woman Airport Commissioner for Paine Field and also loved volunteering for the Future Of Flight. Charlotte loved working as a Real Estate Managing Broker and loved helping buyers and sellers for over 30 years. She finished her career December 2010 at Windermere Real Estate., Charlotte was an avid sports fan but the Mariners were her favorite team. One of her favorite past times was playing bridge with her "bridge club buddies.", Charlotte was pre-deceased by her parents; husband; and step-father, Irving Beagle., She is survived by daughters, LeAnn Dreier, Lynell Johnson (Scott) and Laura Burton; grandchildren, Chad (Deanna), Tomi Lyn (Marc), Justin, Colton, Keyan and Keara; great-grandchildren, Hailey, James, Jake and Dylan. Charlotte's laughter, compassion, wit and faith were a precious gift which will be missed by all., A memorial service will be held at 12:00 p.m., May 22 at Our Savior's Lutheran, 215 W. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett, WA, 98203. There will be a basket at the reception to put your favorite Charlotte story in.



Chia Chih and Richard See

Chia Chih SEE and Richard SEE Our parents, Chia Chih Yuan See & Richard See will be placed in the family burial plot at Lake View Cemetery on Seattle's Capi tol Hill on Friday, May 20, 2011. Friends are invited to a farewell gathering at 12:30 pm. Chia Chih, of Beijing, China, passed away on 5 February 2011, nine years after her husband, Richard, of New Jersey, USA, passed on 16 January 2002. Our parents were survived by David, Eileen (Bert) Roldaan, Erik, Norman, and Anna (Rouen) Sterling, and one grandchild, Karen. Our mother was also sur vived by her sister, Chia Chieh Ger, in Taiwan.



Clark E. Enslow

Sunday, May 15, 2011 8:00 AM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff

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David Joseph Shore

David Joseph Shore passed away following an extended illness. He was a devoted and treasured husband, father, grandfather, and friend., He was born in Portland, OR on August 14, 1918 to David and Margaret Shore. Immediately following his graduation from the, in 1942, he married his high school sweetheart, Harriet Bryant. After a brief period of travel with the military, they settled in Seattle in 1946. They had four children. In 1955, they moved to Mukilteo where they lived in the family home until 1979. Upon retirement, Decatur Island became home for ten years, where they shared the joys of island life with family and friends., Dave practiced dentistry for 45 years. He was dedicated to his profession and belonged to several study groups throughout his career ever advancing his dental stills which he so loved., Dave's life was always full of family adventures which included extensive skiing, sailing on the Shor-e-nuff, camping and fishing trips and golf. He was very active at the Everett Golf and Country Club. From being a past president of the Washington State Golf Association to being recognized in 2008 with a perpetual trophy established in recognition to his putting expertise (and luck). These are examples of his love for golf and the associated fellowship., Dave was preceded in death by the love of his life and best friend, Harriet. He leaves behind a loving family: his children, Peg Hollandsworth, Betty (Neil) Martinson, Dave (Blake) Shore and Bill (Julie) Shore; grandchildren, Jodie Bisenius, Karl, Paul and Peter Martinson, Brennan and Cassidy Shore and Amanda and Alex Shore; and great-grandchildren, Jacob and Emily Bisenius. He also leaves his lifelong friend and business partner, George (Amy) Youngstrom; and extended family, Sharon (Bob) Richer, Sean (Mary Ann) Edwards and Greta, Elizabeth (Jen) Moran and Ashley, Ellie, Peyton, Ryan and Quincy., Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, 2011 at Purdy & Walters with Cassidy.



Dawnica Marie Hammond

Sunday, May 15, 2011 8:00 AM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

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Delmont "Del" Ulrich

Delmont "Del" ULRICH Age 92, passed away on Friday, April 22. Del was born at home in 1919 in Connell, Washington. He graduated from the University of Washington and then attended the University of Minnesota Medical School. Del received specialty training in Internal Medicine at Milwaukee County Hospital where he earned his first paycheck as a doctor - 25 cents! During WWII Del served in the US Army Medical Corps at Madigan General Hospital. Following the war, he interned at Harborview Hospital where Del met Swanie, the love of his life. They were married in 1946. Del set up medical practice in Seattle. He often said, "I love practicing medicine." Del treated his patients with integrity and compassion. He was also active in the Washington State Society of Internal Medicine, Washington State Medical Society and King County Medical Society. Del taught clinical medicine at the UW Medical School for 33 years. He enjoyed the intellectual stimulation of interacting with medical students. Del was an avid Husky football fan. Del and Swanie shared extensive world travel. They enjoyed skiing, hiking, mountain climbing, camping, tennis, and boating in the San Juans. An annual highlight was getting together with relatives and going salmon fishing at Neah Bay. Del took great pride in barbequing the salmon that he had caught. In 1983, Del retired and took up another career - being a grandfather. With his grandsons, he enjoyed many outdoor activities - salmon fishing, camping and skiing. Del took a genuine interest in their activities and academic pursuits. Del was a faithful member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Laurelhurst. He and Swanie attended for 60 years. Del's deep love and devotion to his faith, family and friends was paramount in his life. Del was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him, especially their three children, Bev Allen (Jim), Jim Ulrich (Cyndy) and Dean Ulrich and their five grandsons, Paul (Iva), Mark, Eric, Ryan and Aaron. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 26th, at 2:00 p.m. at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in the Chapel, 4805 NE 45th St, Seattle. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Endowment Fund of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church or a charity of your choice.



Deva Henrietta Huebner

My beautiful, bright, funny and talented Mother passed peacefully from this earth on May 12, 2011. The things she loved and shared will live in me forever; the love of music, art, humor... special gifts that I hold close., Born on Alki in West Seattle in 1913, she and her mother made many trips to Seattle on the streetcar so she could play her violin at amateur hour at the Moore Theatre. Billed as "Deva and her Violin", she played from the time she was five years old and continued to play in her adult life in chamber music groups and with the Oakland Symphony., While she lived in California for many years and raised her family there, her love for her beloved Alki remained and she returned there with her husband, Heinz, in 1976., She was happiest biking along the beach wall or painting the beautiful view of the Sound from her home., I will cherish her beautiful paintings, her violin and ukelele, her handwritten recipes in the funky blue file box... All the things she touched will be dear to me forever!



Donald G. Higgins

Donald G. HIGGINS Born May 21st, 1922 to Francis and Sarah Higgins in Blaine, Kansas. Passed away at his home in Seattle on May 10th, 2011, surrounded by family and close friends. Don, beloved father, grandfather, and great grandfather, is survived by his sons, Gary and Craig Higgins, and daughter, Karen Lloyd; grandchildren Rebecca, Dustin, Trevor, Tanner, Lindsay, and Ryan; great grandchildren Kurah and Shaila; sister Bina Boyd; and best friend Cece Glidden. Preceded in death by his beloved wife of 50 years, Trudy Higgins, and by 13 brothers and sisters. Don was a World War II Army Veteran, and worked at Boeing for 43 years. He was a pioneer in the early days of data processing, and spent his latter career as a finance manager. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 18th, from 4-7pm, with a Vigil and Rosary at 7pm at Forest Lawn Funeral Home in West Seattle. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11am Thursday, May 19th, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in West Seattle.



Donald J. Migliuri

MIGLIURI, Donald J., Entered into rest on May 11, 2011 in Spokane. He was born in Spokane on October 24, 1946, the son of Bob and Elizabeth (Domitrovich) Migliuri. Don grew up in the shadow of the spires of St. Aloysius Catholic Church. He was a graduate of St. Aloysius Grade School, Gonzaga Prep and Gonzaga University, where he was a member of the Zags Basketball team. He was in the tip-off of the first game played in the Kennedy Pavilion and remained a lifelong Zags fan and supporter, seen at nearly every home game. Don was a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army and served his country in Southeast Asia, where he was in charge of a fuel and munitions supply depot. Upon leaving the Army, he earned his MBA at Boise State University, where he met his wife of 36 years. He also earned Certificates in both Public and Management Accounting. Don discovered the love of running as a member of G-Prep's cross country team. He went on to complete many road races and marathons. Don was a Bloomsday Perennial runner, earning all 35 t-shirts! He also enjoyed golfing, hiking, camping, cycling and bocci ball. He was dedicated to his family, doting on his children and grandchildren. Photos of Don alone are rare; he was nearly always covered by kids, dogs or both. Don is survived by his loving wife Karen (Bailey) Migliuri, of Spokane; children Melissa (Chris Nelson) Migliuri, of Spokane Valley, Patricia (Meghan Roos) Migliuri, of Buhl, ID, Meredith (Rob Ackaret) Migliuri, of Spokane and Benjamin Migliuri, of Spokane; grandchildren Grace and Evamarie Nelson, of Spokane Valley; his brother, Gary Migliuri and sister, Bette Migliuri, both of Spokane. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 17 from Noon to 7 p.m. with a Vigil Service beginning at 7 p.m., all at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, May 18 at 10 a.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 505 W. St. Thomas More Way, Spokane, with committal to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, 7200 N. Wall St., Spokane. Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Spokane. Please visit Don's online tribute and leave a condolence at, . Arrangements entrusted to



Dorothy Jean Benoit

Sunday, May 15, 2011 8:00 AM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

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Edna Amy (Cawsey) White

Edna Amy (Cawsey) White was born December 19, 1929 in Vancouver, B.C. and died Sunday, May 8, 2011 in Everett, WA with family lovingly at her side. She grew up in Victoria, B.C. then worked for the Canadian government in Victoria as a stenographer. She married Ernest White in Toronto, Ontario. They eventually moved to Seattle, WA where they raised their family. Though they returned to Canada to live in Prince George, most of her adult life was spent in Shoreline, WA. She moved to the Mill Creek/Everett, WA area in her later years., Edna is preceded in death by her husband, Ernest., She is survived by her children, Stephen, Jonathan, Carol Ann Russo (David) and Susan (Gary); and by her sister, Doris Moody, in Vancouver, B.C. She also leaves four grandchildren; and one great grandchild, all who live in Washington State. She also leaves behind a long line of people who have been touched by God's love through knowing her sweet and gentle spirit., She had great compassion for the suffering and underprivileged and enjoyed giving what she could to charities she felt would make a difference in the lives of others. Edna lived simply but lived generously., She enjoyed history, nature, science and discovering new topics of interest. She enjoyed music and loved to play the piano. She wrote poetry, some silly and some profound. Edna was a dedicated wife and loving mother. She loved being a mom and gave it everything she had. So, it is poetic that she left this earth on Mother's Day. Her work was done, she had loved us all well and was ready to go to her reward and meet her Savior face to face., Loved by people wherever she went, she will be greatly missed. Our loss is Heaven's gain., Services will be on Friday, May 20, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at Purdy and Walters at Floral Hills Funeral Home, 409 Filbert Rd, Lynnwood, WA 98036., If you knew Edna and wish to send your regards, her children welcome any words you may wish to share. They may be sent to PO Box 14208, Mill Creek, WA 98082.



Edward James Sholseth

Sunday, May 15, 2011 8:00 AM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff

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Eleanor Vera (Hirschel) Mordhorst

Sunday, May 15, 2011 2:00 PM 

Eleanor Vera (Hirschel) Mordhorst June 3, 1916 ~ May 9, 2011



Eleanor Vera Mordhorst

Eleanor Vera Mordhorst passed away May 9, 2011 at Regency Harbor Care in Oak Harbor, WA at the age of 94. She was born June 3, 1916 in Wilson Creek, WA to Harry and Rose Hirschel. Her mother passed away early in her life and she and her older brother were raised by her father and grandfather on the family farm near Wilson Creek. She told stories about helping with the farm work and driving teams of horses. Her aunts, Clara Mordhorst and Esther Dohrn, played a significant role as the female influences in her life., She attended Wilson Creek country schools and graduated Wilson Creek High School. She then attended Kinman Business School in Spokane, WA and the, , Seattle, focusing on business studies., In 1937 she married Boyd Mordhorst, also of Wilson Creek, and they started their married life in Grangeville, Idaho, where their only child, Rawson, was born. They moved to Bremerton during WWII and then to Ephrata after the war where they made their home for about 61 years., Using her business education, she worked in the Grant County State Bank and later partnered with her husband, Boyd, working together to build an insurance business in Ephrata until their retirement. She managed the family's farm properties and business interests after her husband's death in 1998., Eleanor had many interests and abilities. She was a member of the Garden Club and had a showplace garden and yard with seasonal flowers of roses, iris, tulips, daffodils, peonies, lilies, and chrysanthe-mums. She used these flower to create altar arrangements and for special occasions for the Methodist Church for many years., She loved music and had a beautiful singing voice. She was a member of the Methodist Church choir for many years, participating in Choir Caper productions and offering special solo music., She gave her time and talents to many organizations including the United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, P. E. O. of which she was a member for over 50 years, and the Grant County Historical Society., She loved to embroider, cross stitch, knit and crochet. She was interested in textile and tole painting and produced many plaques, table cloths, napkins and towels. She loved to collect chinaware and glassware and figurines. She was an avid reader of novels and did (and completed) daily crossword puzzles., She was an excellent cook and her goal was to try a new recipe each week. She could make the best pies with wonderful flaky crusts. Cookies and other delights were always available for visitors to enjoy. Her grandchildren always knew where the cookie jar was located. She enjoyed canning many types of fruits, jams and jellies, and pickles. She said it was fun and the array of completed products always gave her a real sense of satisfaction and accomplishment., Her extended family was very important to her, especially her brother's children, Marilyn & Ken Saunders, Bob & Phebe Hirschel, Judy & Bruce Robinson and Linda & Jim Ray, cousins Maxine and Lyle Kerns and Dorothy and Fred Warras, and sister-in-law, Gloria Bloom, in Ellensburg, as well as nieces and nephews Doug Bloom, Fred Bloom, Karen Duffy, Ed Harrison and Kathy Beretich. She loved them all and they were kind and caring to her throughout her life., She is survived by her son Rawson and wife Margaret Mordhorst of Oak Harbor, Washington; granddaughters Liesl Mordhorst of Seattle and Heather and husband Tony Seman of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and great grandsons Aedan and Kyle Seman. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Boyd Mordhorst, and a brother, Howard Hirschel., Memorial services will be held on Thursday, May 19, at 2 p.m. at the Ephrata United Methodist Church. Memorials may be made to the Ephrata United Methodist Church, to P.E.O., or your favorite charity. Arrangements entrusted to Wallin Funeral Home, Oak Harbor



Elizabeth Harwick Gruber

GRUBER, Elizabeth, Of Spokane, Washington, died on April 22, 2011, her 72nd birthday, of com-plications from multiple myeloma., Liz was born on April 22, 1939 in Rochester, Minne-sota, to John William Harwick and Linda Rollins Harwick. She graduated from Kemper Hall in Kenosha, Wisconsin in 1957 and attended the University of Wyoming and graduated from the Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School in New York City. In 1960, Liz settled in California and married the late Alan "Scott" Gruber of Walla Walla, Washington, where their four sons were born. Liz and Scott relocated their family to Spokane to where, after the loss of their infant son to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), they were actively involved in counseling parents who had lost children under similar circumstances. She also volunteered for KSPS-TV and the Children's Home Society. Liz and Scott divorced in 1979, but remained friends until his death in 2010. She worked for several years employed for the Ridpath Hotel and Eastern Washington University before working as an executive assistant to corporate executives in Denver and Boulder, Colorado; Seattle, Washington and Portland, Oregon. In 2005, Liz returned to Spokane to enjoy retirement near her eldest son and his family., Liz was a devoted grandmother who was notable for her quick wit and hearty laugh. She will be missed by family, friends and neighbors. Liz is survived by her three sons Jeffrey (Delaine) of Spokane, William (Gabrielle) of Southborough, MA, and Michael (Gretchen) of Washington DC; two sisters, two brothers, seven grandchildren, and her beloved animals Nicky (dog), Bart (cat) and Heather (cat)., She is preceded in death by her parents and a son, Timothy Moore Gruber., The family would like to express their deep appreciation to Dr. Hakan Kaya, his fellow doctors, nurses and staff at Cancer Care Northwest and Providence Saint Joseph's Care Center for their hard work and reassuring care., Memorials may be made to Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. A celebration of Liz's life will be held at the Davenport Hotel on May 21st from 4:00-6:00.



Eugene E. Carlson

Sunday, May 15, 2011 8:00 AM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

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Francine Suzanne Tremblay

Francine Suzanne Tremblay, 90, of Everett, died peacefully May 11, 2011. She was born January 16, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois to Louis and Louise Fabian. Her mother died when she was only three years old. In her late teens she and her two sisters often took the El to downtown Chicago to see the opera. Like fashionable young women of the time, they wore beautiful hats and lovely dresses. In her late teens she worked as a window dresser where her obvious artistic skills were showcased. Not much later she was hired as a gift wrapper and window dresser at Stop and Shop in Chicago where her talent did not go unnoticed., Relocating to California in 1949 she contracted with the San Pedro Fisherman's Fiesta to hand-paint a number of five foot tall signs to greet arriving visitors. They were beautiful. The theme she chose was her own original anthropomorphized version of a tuna in festive garb with each sign being unique. The Star-Kist Charlie the Tuna did not come along for ten or more years., A circuitous series of events landed her in Beverly Hills, CA where she opened a gourmet foods shop on Brighton Way called the Elves' Pantry. It was short-lived but she had been noticed. In 1954 Linny's of Beverly Hills hired her and quickly recognized that she was a Gift Designer extraordinaire, and as such, an asset in catering to the Hollywood elite. She was given full rein. Francine enjoyed creating phenomenal one-of-a kind gourmet gift packages for famous patrons like Kirk and Anne Douglas, James and Pamela Mason and John Payne (Miracle on 34th Street)., During her tenure at Linny's she revolutionized gift-wrapping on multiple levels and was a catalyst for pre-packaged bows and gift wrap., By this time Francine had been in two ill-fated marriages that ended in divorce, but blessed her with two children., Francine's journey through life led her to New Jersey in 1960 where she met her soul mate and the love of her life, Paul Tremblay. He was 15 years younger and they were married until his death in 1994. Paul was an engineer for the US Army and in his spare time was in a jazz trio, playing keyboard and standing bass., They enjoyed vacationing in the Berkshires and New England. They were both gourmet cooks and excelled in various artistic mediums. Francine wrote many recipes and was an avid contest-enterer at this time. She won many honors. Most memorable was an all-expenses-paid trip for two to Paris to the La Varenne Gourmet cooking school., Francine belonged to a garden club and studied for three years to become a garden show judge. Self-educated, she was a voracious reader and had a marvelous command of the English language. She was a superb Scrabble player., Francine moved to Everett, WA after the death of her husband, Paul, to be near her children., She is preceded in death by both her parents; her two sisters; her husband; and a grandson., Francine is survived by her son, Lewis Carlson; her daughter, Linda Carlson; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; seven nieces; and one nephew., She was loved and will be missed., About a month before her death she said, "I've led an interesting and good life, haven't I? When I die, don't cry for me. Celebrate the good things that I did and forgive what I did wrong."



Gilbert Gary Cox

Succumbed to his disabilities stemming from his service in Vietnam. Gilbert died on May 9th 2011, at his home, in Spokane Valley, Washington. Gilbert was born on January 30, 1938 in Lanigan, Saskatchewan, Canada, the son of Gilbert and Louise Cox. Gilbert moved with his family to Spokane, Washington where he later attended Central Valley High School. At the age of 17, Gilbert joined the, on February 1, 1955., From 1955 through 1959, Gilbert served in a variety of assignments with the Marine Corps and upon reenlistment in 1959, Gilbert became schooled as an Engineering Equipment Operator. From 1959 through 1965 he served with Headquarters Company, 7th Engineer Battalion, (-) Reinforce; 1st Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force Camp Pendleton, California; Headquarters and Service Company, Camp S.D. Butler, Okinawa, Japan; and, 1st Landing Support Company, 1st Service Battalion, 1st Marine Division (Rein), Fleet Marine Force., In August 1965, Gilbert was sent to Vietnam. He participated in the site preparation, including runways, for Marines deploying to the Dong Ha and Quang Tri province. While serving with Support Company, 3rd Engineer Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, Gilbert was awarded the, In 1966, Gilbert entered Senior Drill Instructor School at Parris Island, South Carolina. Unfortunately, while participating in a hand-to-hand combat exercise, he was re-injured and dropped from classes and was assigned as a Career Advisor at Camp LeJeune, North Carolina., In September 1967, Gilbert volunteered to return to the Republic of Vietnam where he served in the vicinity of Danang with "B" Company, 7th Engineer Battalion (Rein), Fleet Marine Force. In March 1968, Gilbert became seriously ill and was medically evacuated to Yokosuka, Japan. He served honorably for over 12 years in the Marine Corps., During his service, Gilbert's decorations, medals, badges, commendations and campaign ribbons included: Good Conduct Medal (3rd award); National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal (w/3 stars); Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal (w/device); Presidental Unit Citation; Purple Heart; Pistol Marksman Badge; and, Rifle Marksman Badge., Following his retirement, Gilbert returned to Spokane, Washington. He was a partner in the TC&M Lumber Company on Trent, owner of the Sunset Inn in Airway Heights, and lastly owner and operator of the Gil's Luggage Repair Shop in Spokane., Gilbert, with his wife, Shelia was actively involved in Marine Corps and Veteran organizations in the Spokane, Washington area. He was a life member of the DAV #6 and, Post #1435 and lifetime member of the Military Order of the Cooties, Pup Tent Unit 23. As a Cootie he served as the Seam Squirrel from 1986-87, and 1991-92, and as Grand Commander from 1989-90. As a Cootie he performed duties as a Chaplain and tirelessly supported the Cootie's Hospital Visitation Program., He is survived by his mother, Louise Fulbright of Spokane Valley, son, Blake Henning (Evgenia) of Houston, Texas; and six sisters, Maxine Polich and Marlene Reagan (Vern) of Spokane Valley, Maureen Moehle (Ernie) of Dallas, Texas, Marilyn Henderson (Don) of Spokane, Col. Adelaide Quebodeaux, USMC, Ret (Red) of Murphy, Texas, and Tracey Schultz (Ron) of Albany, Oregon; and several nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank Kristie Pangburn for her friendship and Hospice of Spokane for their care and comfort during this time., He was preceded in death by his spouse, Shelia Cox, and father, Gilbert Cox., Internment will be on Wednesday, May 18th at 10:00AM at the Veteran's Memorial located at Pines Cemetery, 1402 S. Pines Road, Spokane Valley, WA 99206., The family suggests donations in lieu of flowers to the Spokane Guilds' School & Neuromuscular Center, 2118 W. Garland, Spokane, Washington or to the Spokane Humane Society, 6607 N. Havana St., Spokane, Washington., Although he is truly missed, we are comforted knowing that Gilbert is with other Marines standing guard on Heaven's streets.



Glen Coordes Rinker

Sunday, May 15, 2011 2:00 PM 

Glen Coordes Rinker passed on to Heaven on March 5, 2011, at the age of 94. Glen went peacefully in his sleep at Harbor Care, an "Advanced Assisted Living Home", in Oak Harbor, WA, attended to his last by his oldest son, Richard and his wife, Sheryl.



Glen Jerry Hite

Or "Jerry" as his friends and family knew him, gave 30 years of proud service to our country before retiring to pursue his passions for golf and woodworking. Jerry will be remembered for service and sacrifice for his country, his sense of humor and the wonderful handmade wooden gifts given to family members lucky enough to have their names drawn by him for the annual Christmas exchange. Jerry is survived by Nancy Hite, his wife of 42 years; his son Matt Hite; and his daughter and son-in-law, Sara and Kirk Grogan. He was loved by many and will be missed by all. Funeral services are pending at this time. SPOKANE CREMATION & FUNERAL SERVICE .



Gordon H. Johnson

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Guilford "Gil" Edward Zwight

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Helen "Eileen" (Deeter) Harvey

Sunday, May 15, 2011 2:00 PM 

Helen "Eileen" (Deeter) Harvey, 86, passed away May 5, 2011, at Riverside, WA. She was born in a country farmhouse in Irricana, Alberta, Canada, to Fern and Carey Deeter on May 24, 1924. She moved with her family to the United States when she was five years old.



Helen Thorburn (Martin) Tall

Helen Thorburn (Martin) TALL A truly classy lady, Helen maintained her independent spirit right up until her peaceful passing at home at age 87. She was a woman of broad interests who could engage in conversation on almost any topic. She made those around her feel she had a genuine interest in what they had to say, and she always saw the positives in people. Helen loved beautiful things and did her part to add beauty to the world through her garden, lovely home, and her fashion sense. People of every age counted her as their friend and they marveled at her energy and zest for life. Born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, she attended Queens University and then received her physical therapy degree at McGill University. Her independent spirit led her out west to Vancouver, B.C. and later Seattle, where she practiced PT primarily with polio patients, before marrying and raising her children. An avid fisherman, sports enthusiast, gardener, bird-nurturer and board-game competitor, she had a gift for friendships but most of all treasured time spent with her daughters and grandchildren. Helen is preceded in death by her parents Agnes and Earl Martin, and siblings Dorothy Young, Marion Staples and Robert Martin, all of Sudbury, as well as her son Robert Martin Tall and husband of many years, Leonard Tall, of Seattle, WA. She is survived by daughters Merideth Tall and Lisa Tall (Bent Kjos) of Mercer Island and 8 grandchildren: Della, Alia, Ramsey, Zane, Jenna, Kari, Leif and Nils. A service to celebrate this quintessentially young-at-heart spirit will be held on Saturday May 21 at 11 am at Glendale Country Club in Bellevue, with lunch reception to follow. Helen contributed regularly to many different charities, so please direct remembrances to your charity of choice.



Ida Nokes

Passed away on May 7, 2011 after more than a year long battle with cancer. She was born in Jordan, Montana on December 18, 1937. She graduated from high school in Oroville, Washington. Ida and her loving husband Gene spent most of their years together on a farm in Deer Park where she enjoyed riding horses, gardening, fishing, quilting, cooking and being with her family. Gene and Ida also served as foster parents for numerous children in need of a safe and loving home. Ida retired from the Deer Park School District in 2000. She is survived by sisters, Mary Baker (Al) of California and Maude Goin of Kansas; by her children Edie Montes (Adam) of Wenatchee, Sandi Stein of Deer Park, Nona Kemper (Wes) of Deer Park, Cheryl Wolfe (Edward) of Spokane, Lisa Lordan (Patrick) of Spokane, & David Nokes (Denise) of Spokane; by grandchildren Rilee, Kaidyn, Chris, Marie, Katherine, Patrick, JR, Rocky, Trina, Thomas, Ryan, Jason, Jolene, Celeste and Adele; and by numerous great grandchildren. Ida was preceded in death by her parents, Edith and Marvin Goin, brothers, Michael Petchekovich and Gerald Goin, and her sister, Alice Wright. An open house to celebrate her life will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2011 from 2:00 -" 4:00 p.m. at the Deer Park Civic Center, 315 W. Crawford, Deer Park WA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the, . The family expresses its immense gratitude to Northside Oncology (Dr. Chaudhry and staff) and the dedicated staff at Holy Family Hospital.



Jack W. Anderson

Jack W. Anderson, 73, of Ephrata, WA died Sunday May 8, 2011 at Central Washington Hospital after a brief battle with cancer., Jack was born April 22, 1938 the son of the late Maurice and Clara Anderson of Marysville, WA. He was the second oldest in a family of 11 children. As a young man he worked with his father doing dirt work, then in 1964 Jack bought his own truck and started J.W. Anderson Trucking. For 45 years he worked for local contractors and builders. He also worked with his brother, Bernard, doing dozing and clearing. In later years he was hired to help pave most of the roads in Snohomish County., On December 19, 1959 he married the love of his life, Andrea Himes, in Everett, WA. They made their home in South Everett for 46 years where they raised their three children. Jack's enjoyment was his dump truck. He could be found on Sunday's servicing, washing, polishing and adding chrome. For a number of years Jack was a member of the Washington Dump Truck Association. In 1980 he was the President for the Snohomish Chapter and was member of the year. Jack was always good for sponsoring Little League Baseball and could even be found, in younger years, umpiring. Jack loved snowmobiling, attending grandchildren's activities and camping. In 2004 Jack retired and shortly after he and his wife, Andrea, moved to Ephrata and took up the hobby of mini-farming. He could be found running his backhoe, driving his little dump truck or brainstorming his youngest daughter's next renovation project. For their 50th wedding anniversary he took his wife on a six state camping road trip. He enjoyed the Copper Mine and the Grand Canyon the most and was looking forward to a return trip., Jack was preceded in death by his father, Maurice Anderson; mother, Clara Anderson; brother, Bernard Anderson; and grandson, Tristan Rupard., He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Andrea; his daughter, Kimberly and Ken LeBlanc (Heather, Joseph, Nicholas, Jack), of Lake Stevens, WA; son, Mark and Ginger Anderson (Alyssa), of Snohomish, WA; and daughter, Jackie and Ranie Rupard (Justin, RJ, Danica), of Ephrata. Jack's siblings include brothers, Merle (Weselene), Dave, Rick (Diane), Harold (Patti), Dean (Lori), Dan and Dale (Dawn); sisters, Diane (Bill) Mumaw and Julie Oksness (Richard); and numerous nieces and nephews., Jack will always be remembered for his smile, twinkling blue eyes, quick wit, cowboy boot shuffle and love for his family., We love you Grandpa, you will be in our hearts forever., All family and friends are invited to a luncheon celebration of Jack's life which will be held Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the Ephrata Recreation Center, 112 Basin St. SW., Ephrata, WA, 98823., In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the, or your local Little League.



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Jane Pauline

A long time resident of Pasco, WA, Jane passed away May 5, 2011, in Spokane, WA. Jane attended Lewis and Clark HS in Spokane, and thereafter attended Washington State Normal School in Cheney, WA. After receiving her teaching degree in 1934, she moved to Pasco, WA. In 1944, Jane married George T. Pauline. Years later (1962), Jane became a school counselor after receiving her Master's Degree from Central Washington State College. She continued being a school counselor in Junior High, High School and Columbia Basin College until she retired., When Jane wasn't working, she was involved in multiple service organizations and community activities. She involved herself in AAUW and was voted a lifetime member of the American Association of University Women. She was an active member of the Soroptimist organization of Pasco and Kennewick, an active member of Eastern Star, an involved member of the ALTC Franklin Advisory Council, and Senior Citizen Center representative for the City of Pasco., Jane traveled extensively, loved to play golf, socialize with friends, and read books. She took pride in belonging to a literature group for 25+ years. Jane also had a passion to entertain and to stay fit. She tap danced with the local "Season Steppers" through her 80's before she decided to hang up her dancing shoes., It goes without saying that Jane devoted her life to serving others. She took pride in her teaching profession and was an inspiration to her many co-workers, friends and family., She was preceded in death by her husband, George; her parents, Walter and Gertrude Gillis; and her two sisters, Nieva Gillis and Joyce Pharness. She is survived by her nephew, Alan Pharness of Spokane, WA; step-grandson, Rob McCarthy of Camano Island, WA; and two cousins, Nova Robinson and Andrew (Pat) Mauro., It was our Aunt Jane's wish to be moved to Spokane when her health became compromised, in order to be closer to her nephew, Alan, and his family., A sincere "thank you" to the staff at Hospice House of Spokane for providing such good care to our Aunt Jane. Contributions may be made to either Hospice of Spokane or Hospice House of Spokane, 121 S. Arthur, Spokane, WA 99202. No funeral or memorial service will be held at Jane's request.



Jeffrey David Mitchell

"Jeffrey D. for Dynamic" passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on April 16th, 2011. His last day was spent preparing for Palm Sunday for the gathering he was planning to have. He was born August 26th, 1956 to Ray and Bonnie Mitchell in Hazlet, New Jersey. He graduated from Raritan High School in 1974 and Jersey City State in 1983 with his BA in media marketing. Jeffrey Mitchell married Catherine Mitchell on June 23, 2001 (divorced). He came out of that marriage with two children, Jackie and Robert. Although not his biological children, he thought of them just the same., We will all miss Jeff dearly; his classmates in New Jersey, his family in Florida, California, Washington and New Jersey, and his friends from all around. He definitely knew how to leave an impression in someone's life. Those of you who knew him know what I mean. He was an amazing father, a true friend, and a great man. Jeffrey is survived by his four brothers, Sean, Randy, Kent, and Kelly, his mother, Bonnie, and his children, Jackie and Robert. Feel free to visit his facebook page at, . His memorial service will be held on Friday, May 20th, 2011 at 1pm at St. Charles. All are welcome!



Jo Ellen Cleveland Gorden

Jo Ellen passed into the welcoming arms of the Lord Friday, May 13, 2011 at the family home surrounded by her cherished loved ones., The daughter of Ivan Cleveland and Patty Tapp, Jo was born May 15, 1957 in Portland, Oregon the youngest of four children. The family moved to Everett, Washington where she spent her elementary school years. She graduated from Lake Stevens High School in 1975 and married Keith Gorden January 28, 1987. Their son, Harley, was born June 4, 1994., Animals, children and flowers were the major focus of her life from adolescence through her adult years. An accomplished rider, she competed in the hunter/jumper ring. When she wasn't riding, she was in the garden. She operated her own floral design company, enriching many special occasions with her creations. In 2000 Jo began working for Pampered Chef forging strong, lasting friendships. In 2006 she began working for the Snohomish School District as a Para-educator and Library Assistant. Whether engaging youngsters in a rousing game of "Bump" basketball or mentoring special students on a one-to-one basis Jo's skill, patience and compassion came shining through. In 2009 she coached her Boys and Girls Club basketball team to their league championship., A devoted mom, Jo could be found on the sidelines of many sports cheering, encouraging and yelling for all the players, but especially for her son, Harley. As a Snohomish High School Panther mom, she continued to support young athletes., Jo Ellen is survived by her husband, Keith; and her beloved son, Harley. She is also survived by her father, Ivan Cleveland; mother, Patty Tapp; brothers, Rob and John Cleveland; and sister, Beth Statz, her loving and compassionate caregiver during her last days. In addition, she leaves many nieces, nephews and great-nieces. She will be lovingly remembered by her Pampered Chef friends; her fellow staff members at Dutch Hill Elementary school; and her "spare" mom and dad, MaryLee and Dennis Locknane., A memorial service is scheduled for Tuesday, May 17 at Snohomish First Presbyterian Church in Snohomish at 5:00 p.m., In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the



Joan Elizabeth Bellos

Died peacefully on May 7, 2011 -" her 82nd birthday -" at Regency at Northpointe extended care facility. She had been battling health issues for the prior eight months before her passing. She was born on May 7th, 1929. Her father was Thomas Price and her mother was Pauline Torrance. They were living in Carbonado, WA when she was born. Her parents were divorced when she was young and her mother re-married Clifford Merrill, Joan's stepfather. Joan lived much of her younger life in Idaho and graduated from the University of Idaho with high honors. During her college years, she met her husband, Eugene Bellos. Joan and Gene moved from Moscow, ID to Spokane where they raised their children. After her time as a "stay at home mom", Joan went to work at the Crescent in downtown Spokane where she met many lifelong friends. She loved her family, her friends, her pets and life. She is survived by her daughter Susan (Michael) Bellan in Seattle; her beautiful granddaughters Shannon (Fresno), Larisa (Seattle), Sara (Seattle); her beloved daughter-in-law Maureen; and her dearest friend, Georgia along with many, many friends and extended family relatives. She was remembered at a graveside service held on Friday, 13th at Fairmount Memorial Park. Her family is planning a Celebration of Joan's Life on August 28th in Spokane. In lieu of any cards or flowers, please feel free to donate in Joan's memory to your personal favorite charity. Joan will be dearly missed by all of her family and friends. We will forever hold her in our hearts.



Joan T. Foster

FOSTER, Joan T., Of Newport, WA passed away Friday May 13, 2011 at Holy Family Hospital in Spokane., Joan was born March 29, 1935 In New York, New York the daughter of Joseph and Marie (Higgins) Thornton. Joan grew up in the borough of Queens in New York where she attended and graduated from high school. After high school, Joan got married and the couple had three children. The family later moved to San Diego, CA where she worked as an Executive Secretary at Security Pacific National Bank. While working at the bank she served as the president of ESI., After Joan retired from the bank she went back to college where she earned her Bachelor's Degree in Sociology. In 1978 Joan moved to Newport where she met Clyde Foster, the couple married in 1981. Joan went back to college where she earned her RN Degree and later her Master's Degree in Social Work. She worked at Holy Family Hospital until her retirement in 2006., In her younger years Joan enjoyed competitive rifle shooting. In recent years she enjoyed traveling (especially cruises) and reading., Joan is survived by her husband Clyde at their home in Newport; two sons, John (Laura) Drivick and Richard Drivick both of San Diego, CA; one daughter, Victoria (Steve) Seymour of San Diego, CA; one brother Richard (Barbara) Thornton of New York; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild all of San Diego, CA., A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, May 17th, 2011 at 10AM at the Sherman-Knapp Funeral Home in Newport. In Lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the American Lung Association., SHERMAN-KNAPP FUNERAL HOME in NEWPORT is in charge of arrangements. Family and friends are invited to sign the online guest book at



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Johnnie B. Mayo

Sunday, May 15, 2011 2:00 PM 

Johnnie was born January 22, 1932, in Grayson, LA. He passed away on February 4, 2011, in Wenatchee, WA. Johnnie moved to Rio Dell, CA in 1948, where he met and married the love of his life and wife of 60 years, Bonnie Truby.



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Judy Stickler

Judy Stickler died on May 1, 2011 in Calistoga, CA. Judith Irene (Taylor) Stickler was born in Antioch, California on October 19, 1963 the youngest child of Gerald V. Taylor and Dorothy Irene (Kraft) Taylor. Her siblings are William V. Taylor, Douglas W. Taylor, Caroline V. Taylor, who died shortly after her birth, and Susan D. (Taylor) Chard. The Taylor family lived in Antioch then in 1964 they moved to Sunnyvale, California. They moved to Everett, Washington in the summer of 1967. Judy was very blessed to grow up in the same house until she went off to college, surrounded by a loving family and wonderful neighbors and friends. Judy attended Jefferson Elementary School, Eisenhower Middle School, Cascade High School (class of 1981), all in Everett, Washington, then college at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington where she was a proud member of the Cougar marching band and became a dedicated and loyal "Cougar" for the rest of her life. Judy graduated in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Biology, cum laude. After college, she volunteered and worked at the Woodland Park Zoo. In 1988, she was hired at the brand new Indianapolis Zoo in Indianapolis, Indiana as a zoo keeper and was there for one year. Then Judy worked at Boeing from 1989 until 2000 as a manufacturing engineering planner. Judy met Patrick Stickler in 1990 when they both worked at Boeing. They were married on June 18, 1994 in West Seattle and lived there for nine years until their moved back to Everett. Judy went back to work at Boeing in 2006. She loved to travel with Patrick, especially to historic sites and National Parks and she loved WSU Cougar football, animals (especially dogs), music, reading, camping, holidays and family gatherings. Judy always felt blessed by the Lord and had a very wonderful life. Now she is with Jesus praising God for all eternity., Judy is preceded in death by her parents, Gerald and Dorothy Taylor; and sister, Caroline., She leaves behind her beloved husband, Patrick Bickford Stickler; brother and sister-in-law, William and Sue Taylor; brother, Douglas Taylor; sister and brother-in-law, Susan and Mike Chard; three nephews and one niece-in-law, John and Vanessa Taylor, David Taylor and Andrew Chard., The memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 4, 2011 at Northshore Christian Church, 5700 23rd Dr. W, Everett., In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Judy's name to Providence Hospice of Snohomish County Foundation, 2731 Wetmore Avenue #500, Everett, WA 98201 or at, Arrangements entrusted to Purdy & Walters with Cassidy, Everett.



Justin Amor Meyer

Justin Amor MEYER Born February 22, 1985, Justin passed away at his home in Shoreline May 10, 2011. Justin graduated from Shorewood High School in Shoreline 2003; graduated from the Puget Sound Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Training Center in 2006; and worked for the Seattle Department of Transportation Heavy Maintenance Crew as a signal electrician. He had many interests, among them various philosophies, science, poetry, and found meaning in music. He is survived by his parents Dom Amor and Lorri Amor-Meyer, his sisters Nicole Amor and Dominique Amor, his great grandmother Marie Meyer, his Aunt Becky Meyer, his uncle Amador Amor, and numerous other aunts, uncles, and cousins from around the United States. Among his favorite quotes: "We're all born into this river without knowing how to swim. Eventually... we learn how to keep; the water under our chin. Sometimes this river's so cold to be in. Freezing my soul, solidifying my skin. Regardless of far i see, i never see my travels end. We're carried by the current, being driven by the wind. The scenery we pass, we'll never see again. So we store it up as memories and don't let go of them." - Oliver Hart, AKA Eyedea Memorial services will be held 2:00pm, Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at University Presbyterian Church, 4540 15th Ave NE, Seattle, 98105, and a gathering to celebrate Justin's life will be announced at the services, and information will be posted on his Facebook. You will be missed and always loved, Justin.



Keith Dale "Rick" Broughton

Happy Birthday, Daddy! We miss you so much. Things weren't always great in your family, but that doesn't stop us from missing you! We still believe the Snohomish County Sheriffs office did NOT do their job! We will get to the bottom of your death one day. I wish so much I could have my day in court and point my finger to the person/persons that is responsible for you not being here. Luckily, it will happen up above. I wish you were here to enjoy the summers so we could go fishing. I'm sorry for any hurt I/we ever caused you. We will see you some day. Tell the Bro and Grandparents we love them!



Lawrence Leger Rowe

Lawrence Leger Rowe, 87, a lifelong resident of Snohomish, WA passed away April 29, 2011 surrounded by his family. Lawrence started working with Fruit Growers as a box boy. Later he worked for Blue Bell Potato Chips and then moved on to a purchasing agent position for Societe Candy Company and finished his career with Vernell Candy Company. Lawrence served in the U.S. Army in WWII. Lawrence was the town Santa Claus for 25 years delighting both children and adults., He was married to Dorothy for 56 years. She preceded him in death in June of 2003., He is survived by daughters Catherine (Todd) Parks, of Snohomish, and Jane Stimson, of Portland, Oregon. He was adored by his four grandsons, David, K.C., Daniel, and Skyler., Lawrence was a lifetime parishioner of St. Michael's Catholic Church and served as Past President of the St. Vincent De Paul Society., Catherine and Jane would like to express their heartfelt gratitude for the six years of compassionate and loving care by all at his final home, Sunrise of Snohomish., In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Vincent De Paul; or Hospice of Snohomish., A funeral mass will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 24, 2011 at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Snohomish.



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Leslie D. Renecker

Leslie D Renecker, born March 30, 1963, died May 11, 2011. She was preceded in death by Grandma Lillian James; her parents, Douglas and Florence Charley and Donald Wood and Stephanie Blackford; and siblings, Larry Charley, Vivian Henry, Linda D. Davis, Michael Charley, and Violet Charley., She leaves behind loving husband, Rocky H. Renecker; children, David Charley, Joseph Davis, Rocky Renecker Jr. and Alisha Renecker; godchildren, Lorena Charley, Helen Davis and Megan McManis; siblings, Leonard (Carolyn) Charley, Diane Peltier, Stephanie (Jerry) McManis and Ernie (Beverly) Charley; brother-in-law, Marvin R. Davis; grandchildren, Mani Arezmendi, Haliya Charley, Josiah Charley and Able Charley. She also leaves behind many cousins, nieces and nephews., When a loved one passes on, devastating doesn't begin to describe the loss... Leslie D. Renecker had a gigantic life full of intense love and devotion. The year 1989 proves the dedication she had by entering in the smoke house family. In the span of 22 years, not once did she ever stop loving this massive family she became a part of. Leslie D. Renecker was nothing short of compassionate. The wife to Rocky H. Renecker, and their undying love towards each other caused a family to grow with their four children. As a stay-at-home mother, she had a lot of time to be tenacious with informing: Always Respect Your Elders. She believed that if you would just listen to them, you can learn so much. Do not take them for granted. In her 48 years, she touched many people's lives with her kind heart. She'd start caring about you the second she saw you. She had a smile that could light up a city, yet sometimes could be stubborn as a donkey's butt. But no matter what, she was loved by many, whether it was her frybread, her caring soul that would take you in as her own, or the fact that she was always there, for everyone. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends, but she is in a better place now. She will always be in our thoughts and prayers but we all will continue to live on for her and take what she has taught us and share it with this world., Visitation will take place on Monday, May 16, 2011 from 1:00 p.m. - 2 p.m. at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home. There will be a 6:00 p.m. Interfaith Service at the Tribal Center. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at the Tribal Center., Arrangements are entrusted to Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home, Marysville.



Lucille L. Erickson

Went home to be with the Lord on May 9, 2011, one month to the day after celebrating her 100th birthday. Family and friends gathered on April 9, 2011, at Rockwood South in Spokane to honor Lucille on her special day. Lucille Laura Latham was born on April 9, 1911 at her parent's home in north Spokane. She later graduated from North Central High School and Kinman Business University and found employment at St. Lukes Hospital and then at the Western Hair Company, where she worked as a secretary until 1937 when she married Paul Erickson. Paul and Lucille moved to Wilbur, WA, where they resided until 1953 when they returned to Spokane, and both found employment. South Hill Bible Church became their church home in 1954. Lucille was actively involved in teaching Sunday School and in the women's fellowship, and has been a member all these years. Paul passed away in 2001, and Lucille moved to Rockwood South in 2003 where she resided until her death. Lucille will be remembered for her entertaining book reviews, her outgoing personality, her sense of humor, and her love for the Lord, family, and friends. She loved to read and play cards, especially bridge. Surviving Lucille is one daughter; Susan Crocker of Phoenix, AZ; numerous nieces and nephews of Paul's and close friends. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at South Hill Bible Church, 958 E. 29th, Spokane, WA 99203 with Pastor Sonny Westbrook officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to South Hill Bible Church or the, , 920 N Washington St., Spokane, WA. 99201, or charity of your choice.



Margaret A. Anthony

Born Margaret Alice Vanderlinden on August 30, 1945. She passed away on April 23, 2011. She was proceeded in death by her father, Herman J. Vanderlinden, her mother, Lois P. Broadhurst Vanderlinden, her three sisters, Aronlee Jean Lapp, Connie McDannel, and Arlinda Forman. She is survived by her brother, Raymond Vanderlinden and three children, Rodney Daniel and twins, Rebecca Gibson and Kellie Bidwell. Also six grandchildren. Services will be held May 20, 2011 at 2pm at Heritage Funeral Home.



Margaret O'Meara Brink

BRINK, Margaret, O'Meara MD, Peggy passed away on December 7, 2010. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 1:00pm at The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 127 E. 12th Ave., Spokane. Memorial donations may be made to the Altar Guild of St. John's Cathedral.



Mariana Fogg Spangler

Mariana Fogg SPANGLER Mariana Fogg Spangler, age 88 and formerly of Newark, DE and Mannington Twp., NJ died May 1, 2011 in Seattle, WA. Born in Salem, NJ, she was a graduate of Salem High School class of 1940, and Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana. Mrs. Spangler worked as a medical technician at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA and for the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. Most recently she worked in Public Relations at the Winterthur Museum, Wilmington, Delaware. She was a member of Salem Monthly Friends Meeting, Salem, NJ; Salem County Historical Society; Salem County branch of the American Association of University Women; Delaware Nature Society; Delaware Art Museum; and former member of the Auxiliary Salem Co. Medical Society. Daughter of the late William H and Anna Ware Fogg, she is preceded in death by husband Ford Clayton Spangler, MD, and brother William Hildreth Fogg of Santa Clara, CA. She is survived by her 2 sons, Laurence Craig Spangler, Seattle, WA and William Fogg Spangler, Salem, NJ; a daughter, Nancy Ellen Spangler, Seattle, WA; one granddaughter, Tukwila Zimmerman and one grandson, Elijah C. Spangler, both of Seattle, WA. A Celebration of Mariana's life for family and friends will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2-4 p.m. at the Activity Center of Evergreen Court West, 11339A 8th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98125. Internment will be in the Salem Friends Burial Grounds, Salem, NJ. Mrs. Spangler has requested that memorial contributions be made to the Salem Monthly Meeting, Religious Society of Friends, Salem, NJ. Arrangements entrusted to the care of People's Memorial Funeral Cooperative.



Merlene L. Ballard

Merlene L. BALLARD Merlene Lenore Ballard 'Nona' was born February 5, 1918 in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. She passed away on May 8, 2011 on Mother's Day. She was preceded in death by her parents Lucille and Ralph Cox, and her sister Audine Cantwell. Merlene graduated From Northeastern State Teachers College in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. She taught elementary school, married a young doctor and together as Methodist Church missionaries they took their three young children to Pakistan. In Pakistan and then India they added two more children to their family. A busy mother, she raised the five children in the Burien area. Merlene's next career started in 1965 when returning from a European vacation; she became a travel agent for the Holiday House Travel, specializing in European travel. She enjoyed seeing the world, taking notes wherever she went so she could add special experiences to personalize her clients' trips. Merlene enjoyed a rich life that touched so many. When grand-children came along she became 'Nona' to all and was happiest when surrounded by generations of family during gatherings at Judy and Bruce Clibborn's Mercer Island home. Another great joy in her life was her cat Koshka. Over the years, she was a member at Fauntleroy, Normandy Park, and Plymouth Congregational Churches, serving variously as Sunday School Superintendent, secretary of the Plymouth Library Committee and supporter of the Housing Fund. Merlene loved the performing arts. She was active with the Pacific Northwest Ballet Volunteer Corps for many years, enjoyed the Act Theatre, Seattle Rep, Symphony and Pops. She was influential in her children's and grandchildren's appreciation of the performing arts. She is survived by her five children, daughter Judy Clibborn and her husband Bruce, son Bruce and his wife Patrice Kettner, son Paul 'Randy' and his wife Nina Morris, son Jack and his wife Barbara, daughter Jan and her partner Dan Graham, and thirteen grandchildren Matt Rohde, Heather (James), Lisa (Tim), Andrea (David), Erica, Chad (Lindsey), Collin, Dustin, Marc (Emily), Matt Gall, Mikaela, Nicole, Sophia and Anika. She is survived by seven great grandchildren Isaiah, Lilly, Whitney, Blake, Owen, Milo and Fritz. Also surviving are her beloved nephew Larry Cantwell-Cox and niece Patty Fulbright. Merlene was also 'Mom' to many exchange students over the years as she raised her family. Eric Dorff of Germany and Ingemar Blomgren of Sweden are two who have remained family friends for over 40 years. Many thanks to Alice Nelson who was a good friend looking out for Nona and Koshka at Exeter House. The family also wishes to thank the staff of Exeter House and Evergreen Hospice. A celebration of Nona's life will be held at 2pm on Saturday May 21, 2011 at Exeter House, 720 Seneca Street, Seattle. At her request her son Jack will sing Amazing Grace and we will drink root beer floats. Nona we love you, we will miss you and we will carry your stories and spirit for generations to come. Memorials may be made to: PRCN Foundation, Exeter House Employee Education Grant Program, Attention: Ami Turcotte, Exeter House, 720 Seneca Street, Seattle, WA 98101.



Mildred Glidden

Mildred Glidden, mother of Carolyn Glidden Dixon and Sandra Glidden Lind, died February 5, 2011. Her interment will be held at 11 o'clock, Wednesday, May 18, at Spokane Memorial Gardens. Friends and family are invited. 



OBITUARY: Shirley Lee Bauer

Monday, May 16, 2011 3:00 AM 

Shirley Lee Bauer, 64, beloved mother and grandmother, died Thursday May 12, 2011, at her home in Moscow. Shirley loved spending time with her family. She loved the kitchen, sewing, mystery novels, poems and wolves. She will forever be in the hearts of those who knew her, and the memories of her will be cherished. "You can shed [...]



Olive L. Buob

Our beloved Mother passed from death into eternal life, Friday morning, May 6th. Olive was born in Bossburg, WA, on Feb. 12, 1918. She was one of six children born to Charles and Edna Chollet. She attended a country school until the family moved to New York during the depression. After five years, they returned to the country near Colville and Olive graduated from Colville High School. She married Ted Buob in 1939. They farmed outside Colville until Ted's retirement in the late 60's. Olive was a life member of the Stevens Co. Historical Society, member of Meyers Falls Home Ec Club, and an active member of the 1st Baptist Church in Colville for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband Ted, in 1981. Olive is survived by her daughter, Beverly Rhodes and her son-in-law, Bill Rhodes of Spokane; a sister, Charlotte Peterson of Spokane; nieces and nephews; and a special family friend, Trudi Johnson., She is today with her Lord and Savior in Paradise and will live in our hearts always. "For me to live is Christ and to die is gain.", A private burial will be in Colville with a celebration of her life to be held at Minnehaha Covenant Church in June. Online guestbook at




Phillip Wayne Goertz age 77, passed away May 13, 2011 in Mount Vernon., Arrangements are pending and will be announced by Hawthorne Funeral Home, Mount Vernon, WA 



Patricia A. "Pattie" (Hamilton) Fraley

Sunday, May 15, 2011 2:00 PM 

Patricia A. (Hamilton) Fraley, passed away peacefully on May 5, 2011, at home, surrounded by her family. She was born in Wenatchee, WA on November 4, 1930, to Elizabeth and Allen Hamilton.



Pearl B. Major

MAJOR, Pearl B., Born 12/5/1916 in Colville, WA; Passed away 5/11/2011, She has lived in Washington State all her life, the past 42 years in Clayton, WA. Preceded in passing by her husband Loran S. Major and daughter Lorna L. Clough. Survived by her sister Garnet Dana of Spokane; sons Stanley Major, Coulee City, WA, Gordon Major, Spokane Valley WA, Gary Major, Phoenix AZ, Tom Major, Castelgar, BC, Terry Major, Pierceville, KS; and daughter Lori Marchesi, Spokane Valley, WA; many grand, great-grand and great-great grandchildren. Pearl wanted to thank all her family and friends for a long and loving life. In lieu of flowers, Pearl and family request that donations be made to Hospice of Spokane, WA.



Richard Eugene Fields

FIELDS, Reverend Richard Eugene "Dick", Born August 3, 1939 and went to be with our Lord peacefully May 11, 2011 in his home surrounded by his loving family. Dick became an Ordained Evangelical Minister in 1996 and volunteered his time at the VA Medical Center for a number of years. He was proud of the fact that he could make others be at peace with God. Dick served in the U.S. Air Force. Survived by his former wife Sharon Kay Fields with whom he was with for over 45 years; five daughters, Fawn Fields-Nelson - Mukilteo, WA, Margo Searls - Wilsonville, Ore, Shannon Stone (Tom) - Spokane, WA, Mary Fields - Allenstown, NH, Jeni Murphy (Tim) - Spokane, WA; three sons, Scott Fields (Brenda) - Spokane, WA, Matthew Francis - Kyllberg, Germany, Wade Fields - Spokane, WA; 14 grandchildren, Dru Searls (Amy), - Spokane, WA, Rachelle Searls (Orrin) - Shelton, WA, Justin Fields (Ali) - Boise, ID, Brittany Fields, Concord, NH, Shari Fields - Old Orchard Beach, ME, Michael Nelson - Mukilteo, WA, Sara Stone - Spokane, WA, Rickie Fields (Leah) -" Spokane, WA, Samie Fields -" Spokane, WA, Ashlee Nelson -" Mukilteo, WA, Dylon Fields -" Spokane, WA, Alyssa Fields - Spokane, WA, Lilly Francis - Kyllberg, Germany, Cohen Murphy - Spokane, WA; and 17 great-grandchildren. Also survived by his sister Janet Byzewski (Bob) - Yorktown, VA. There were two other men in Dick's life that Dick thought of as his sons, Mike Nelson of Spokane, WA and Terry Brodbeck of Green Bay, WI. Numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by three children Tammy, Jay and Kellee Fields, his parents Samuel O. Fields and Bernice B. Anderson, his brother Wayne H. Fields and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. A celebration of Dick's life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, 2011 at Ball & Dodd Funeral Home.



Richard J. Harrison

Richard J. Harrison, 83, passed away on May 11, 2011 in Everett, WA. Richard was born on July 4, 1927 in Silvana, WA. He proudly served in the, during the, and worked line construction for 40 years, retiring after 25 years with the Snohomish County PUD. He was a long-standing member of the Madison Community Church. Richard's love of fishing was well known and he would never turn away an opportunity to share his passion with family and friends., He is survived by his wife, Bessie, of 53 years; and four loving daughters, Julie, Beverly, Barbara and Joanne along with their spouses; six grandchildren; and one great-grandson. He will always be in our hearts!, The family wishes to express our heart-felt thanks to Sunrise View Convalescent Center staff for their loving care of our Dad., Purdy and Walters with Cassidy (, ) will be handling the funeral arrangements., A private graveside burial will be held at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park. A celebration of Richard's life will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on June 18, 2011 at Madison Community Church, 6900 Wetmore Avenue in Everett., In lieu of flowers, it is requested that a donation be made in Richard's memory to the charity of your choice.



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Robert G. "Bob" Paschall

Bob passed away peacefully in Everett, WA on May 2, 2011 at the age of 92. His son, Robert M Paschall, and wife, Melanie, of Everett, his grandson, James R Paschall, and wife, Siri, of Pullman, WA, survive him. He had many nieces and nephews. He was blessed with numerous friends, many of whom are in AA, and others are members of Cascade View Presbyterian church, in both of which he was actively involved. Bob was also an elder of the church., He was married to his wife, Sally, to whom he was very devoted for over 69 years. She preceded him in death on January 16, 2009. He was a veteran of WW II, serving in the U.S. Navy Seabees in the South Pacific Islands., Born in Montana, his family later moved to the Spokane, WA area. He and Sally moved to Vancouver, WA about 1970 where he took a job working for Washington State as a heavy-duty mechanic. About 35 years ago, he was transferred to Everett, WA where he resided to end of his life., He and Sally's remains will be interred at Tahoma National Cemetery, and a memorial service in his honor is tentatively planned for June 11 at 1:30pm at Cascade View Presbyterian church of Everett., The family wishes to express their appreciation to the staff of Elizabeth's Cottage Care Adult Family Home where he lived for almost two years until his passing., Arrangements are under the care of Solie Funeral Home , Everett, WA.



Robert Sylvester

Robert O. SYLVESTER Bob was born in Seattle on August 20, 1914 and died on April 21st, 2011. Issaquah was his home in the early years, after which his family moved to Seattle where he graduated from Queen Anne High School, and in 1936, from the University of Washington where he received a degree in Civil Engineering and a commission as Ensign from the Naval ROTC. He also earned a Master's degree from Harvard University in 1941. In the summer of 1941 Bob was called to active duty in the Navy and served 4½ years throughout the Pacific Theater and along the Eastern Seaboard. Following the war, Bob remained active in the Naval Reserve, retiring in 1957 with the rank of Commander. Bob married Irene V. Olson on September 5, 1940 in Seattle where they raised two sons, Robert J. and James W. Irene preceded Bob in death after 66 years of marriage. He is survived by sons Bob (Michelle) of Bellevue, and Jim of Woodway; and grandsons Hunter, Alexander and Forrest. Bob was a Civil Engineering professor at the University of Washington over a period of 32 years, retiring in 1978 as Department Chairman. In 1994 Bob was presented with the College of Engineering's "Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award" in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the engineering profession. His professional teaching and research interests were centered around water resources and water quality in which he made many studies and reports on the regions fresh and salt water bodies. Bob was active in professional and scientific societies and was engaged as a consultant to numerous governmental agencies, industries and engineering consultants. In the late 40's and early 50's he made studies, prepared reports and served on committees leading to the formation of the municipality of Metropolitan Seattle (Metro). His primary avocation was sailing, both cruising and racing. He cruised with Irene and friends to French Polynesia, Alaska, across the Atlantic to the Mediterranean Sea and on to Egypt. Bob was a past commodore of the Seattle Yacht Club. A memorial will be held at the Seattle Yacht Club on June 5th at 3:00 pm.



Russell Blatchford

Russell Blatchford of Victorville, CA went home to be with the Lord on April 24, 2011., Russell was born in Wenatchee, WA on September 8, 1946 to Morley and Maxie Blatchford., Russell grew up in Everett, WA and joined the U.S. Army in 1963 until 1966. He worked at Scott Paper Co. for 15 years. In 1982, he re-entered the U.S. Army and retired at Ft. Irwin, CA in 2001. He worked for Range Control on the MOUT team., Russell enjoyed being outdoors with family and friends camping, fishing and kayaking. His passion was shooting guns and rifles. He was a member of the West Victor Valley Gun Club in Adelanto, Ca., Russell is survived by his wife of 43 years, Rosalie; son, Quinton and his wife Melissa; and sister, Gayle (Blatchford) Messersmith and her husband Al., Funeral Service will be held at 10:15 a.m. on May 20, 2011 at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, WA., The Blatchford family would like to thank the MOUT family team, Goldstone family team, Loma Linda VA Hospital and Calvary Chapel of Hesperia, CA for all your prayers, love and support.



Ruth Elizabeth Blake "Blossom" Hammond

Ruth Elizabeth "Blossom" Blake Hammond, 95, passed peaceably into the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on April 12, 2011 at Providence Hospital in Everett, Washington., Blossom was born December 11, 1915 in Barry, Illinois to Ernest Otto and Mary Gertrude (Potter) Blake. Blossom was married to Michael Glen Hammond from 1941 through 1971. Together they had five children, Michael, Steve, Mari Edgekoski - Hammond, Sharon Wandler and Tom Hammond-Doel., Blossom is survived by her sister, Sara Catherine Blake; two sons, Steve and Tom; two daughters, Mari and Sharon; a son-in-law, Steve Wandler; two daughters-in-law, Gail Hammond and Deb Doel-Hammond; nephews, Larry, Robert, John and Daniel DeWitt; nieces, Linda Patience and Sandra Slusher; six grandchildren, Joel Hammond, Janel Hammond, Eric Hammond, Rene'e Cummings, Noah Conrad and Keenan Conrad; and three great-grandchildren, Caden Cummings, Cayden Conrad and Miyora Hammond., She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister and brother-in-law, Naomi and Clyde Dewitt; son, Michael; and son-in-law, Gary Edgekoski. She is and will be deeply missed., Blossom moved to Bellingham, Washington from Quincy, Illinois in 1945 and then to Everett in 1947, where she resided most of her life. In 1972 she lived in Napa, California for one year. She was an avid poet published in multiple books of poetry, a long time member of the Catholic Daughters of America and a member of many community associations. Over the past 30 years Blossom hand-made hundreds of baby blankets and assembled layettes donated to Pregnancy Aide and Catholic Community Services., She was quite witty and had a good sense of humor to the very end. Blossom always stayed abreast of current events in the political world and was vigilant in warning of trends she saw. Blossom also did a stint as Republican Precinct Committeewoman. This was always interesting in the Hammond household as her ex-husband Mike was the Democratic Precinct Committeeman sparking many a lively debate., A memorial mass will be officiated by Father Bryan Hersey and Father Ron Knudsen at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at Immaculate Conception Church, 2509 Hoyt Avenue, Everett, Washington 98201. A reception will follow immediately after the mass at Matte Hall next to the church. All who knew Blossom are welcome to come and share in this last public celebration of her life., Blossom: Steadfast, humorous, loving., You may also visit her memorial website where you may leave your sentiments at



Shirley Ferguson

FERGUSON, Shirley, Of Spokane, WA lost her battle to lung cancer on, May 9, 2011. She was survived by her daughter, Dianna Ferguson of Spokane, WA; her sons, Roger Ferguson, of Couer d' Alene, ID, and Robert Fehrs, of Eureka, CA; grandson, Brandin Ferguson; and her two granddaughters, Ashley and Sarah Ferguson. There will be a "Celebration of Life" for Shirley Ferguson on, July, 1, 2011 at the Club House where she lived.



Suzanne (Troyer) MacGillivray

Passed away on April 30, 2011 after a lengthy illness. She was born on August 17, 1924, the daughter of Fanny Gregory and Mervyn Troyer. She grew up in Seattle attending West Queen Anne Elementary School and Queen Anne High School. In 1946 Suzanne graduated in Art History from the, where she was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She was a June bride marrying Donald K. MacGillivray shortly after graduation. They honeymooned at Pebble Beach and then moved to Don's hometown of Spokane where she would reside for the next 65 years. Suzanne had six children, the first of which was born in 1947. She was a typical housewife of a bygone era. The doors to the house were never locked as she always welcomed her children's friends. She participated in her children's activities as well as various sports. Some of her favorite activities were piling the kids into the car and heading for the lake in the summer and the ski slopes in the winter. She also loved golfing with Don. Volunteering with the Junior League kept Suzanne busy as well. Through the years, she never lost her interest in art as she continued to paint portraits and landscapes. She brought a creative presence to her family's lives. She also influenced her husband's creative and innovative home designs, several of which won national awards. Being married to a home builder, designer and a real estate developer she resided in many different South Hill homes; one of which was featured in Town & Country magazine. After her husband's passing in 1983 and her last child graduated from college, she followed in her husband's footsteps and began a successful 18 year real estate career working for Tomlinson Real Estate. She enjoyed the challenges, meeting new clients and driving around looking at houses with her little white poodle, "Peaches." Mom lived each day with joy and enthusiasm. We miss her as she has left us for a new adventure. She will be in our hearts forever. Suzanne is survived by her children Heather Haverfield of Whidbey Island, Scott (Maude) of Los Angeles, Andrew (Cathy) of Spokane, Don of Seattle and Ian of Santa Monica. She also has four grandchildren Drew, Brianna, Graham and Connor. She was preceded in death by her husband Donald in 1983, daughter Heidi in 2008 and sister Hope Troyer in 2011. A Memorial Service will be held at St. John's Cathedral, Grand Blvd. at 12th Ave, on Friday May 20, 2011 at 4:00PM. Donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Please sign Suzanne's online guestbook at, . Arrangements entrusted to



Teresa A. Johnston

JOHNSTON, Teresa A., Teddy was born October 13, 1919 in Seattle, Washington and came to Spokane with her husband, Bob, in 1968. She passed away peacefully at Hospice House of Spokane on Friday, May 6, 2011. She is survived by sons, Daniel of Hayden, Idaho and Craig and his wife, Stevie, of Spokane. She also leaves two grandsons, Jake Johnston of Seattle and Scott Johnston and his wife, Alice, of Kirkland. The family would like to express their deepest thanks for the kind and loving care Teddy received at Hospice House. At her request, no services will be held. She will be interred with her husband, Bob, at Washelli Cemetery in Seattle, Washington. Arrangements entrusted to HAZEN & JAEGER FUNERAL HOME, 1306 N. MONROE ST. in SPOKANE .



Thomas Joseph Sedlock

Thomas Joseph SEDLOCK, C.P.A., J.D., C.F.P. Thomas Joseph Sedlock of Bellevue, WA died unexpectedly on May 6 just days short of his 63rd birthday. Tom was born to George and Norma Sedlock on May 10, 1948 in Lakewood, OH. He moved to the Seattle area in 1967 where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Washington School of Business and then from the UW Law School. He spent the majority of his career as a partner in the accounting firm Clark Nuber where he assisted many of Seattle's top business leaders with tax and accounting advice. Tom became a sought after speaker and taught at the UW. He retired after 25 years at the firm in 2003. Much to everyone's surprise, Tom thrived in the slower pace of retirement and spent as much time as possible at his beloved retreat on Bainbridge Island. He was an avid Husky football and basketball fan and could cite pass completion statistics back 20 years. A voracious reader and with a variety of interests, he had Wikipedia-like knowledge on a variety of subjects including music, sports, astro-physics, and medical research. He will be most remembered for his sense of humor, loud and booming voice, and big heart despite a gruff exterior. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Greta Sedlock, step children, Matt and Jana Endicott, parents, sister, Janet Wallace, brother-in-law, Rhea Wallace, niece, Kyra Wallace and canine buddy, Junior. We will all miss our Jedi Master. The family is planning a small, private memorial. Remembrances may be made to the University of Washington Foundation. For a more complete obituary and online condolences visit



Timothy Martin Hanley

Timothy M. Hanley, 51, of Everett was suddenly taken from us and sent to the Lord May 11, 2011. Tim was born on April 18, 1960., Tim, a Washington native for most of his life will be remembered for his fun loving humor and his ever contagious laughter. Tim was a 1978 graduate from Cascade High School., Tim was a proud veteran of the, reaching the rank of E-5. He was a member of the Boy Scouts of America achieving the highest award of Eagle Scout at the age of 17. He was also a proud member of the Everett Elks. Tim had a 30 year career as an HVAC/Energy management specialist., Tim was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel W. and Evelyn M. Hanley., He is survived by his son, Gregory B. Hanley; sisters, Diana Rankhorn (Lonnie Maranville), Patricia Brooks (Sam McCoon), Cathy Phillips (Gary Phillips) and Mary MacMartin (Leif MacMartin); brothers, Michael Hanley (Judy), Joseph Hanley (April), Robert Hanley (Betty) and Daniel Hanley (Linda); and numerous nieces and nephews., Viewing and services will be held at Purdy & Walters with Cassidy Funeral home, 1702 Pacific Avenue, Everett, WA 98201, Wednesday May 18, 2011. Viewing will be from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Services will begin at 2:00 p.m., In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the, ; or Salvation Army.



Yolanda Malvini

Yolanda was born January 14, 1928 to Teresa and Joseph DiSalvo. She joined older siblings Rose, Mae, Louis and Dolly at the home. As the youngest child in this boisterous family she doted on her mother and the feeling was returned. In her teen years she met and married Basil Hartley. This union brought forth son Mark and daughter Louise. Following their divorce she married Richard Malvini. She spent several years giving out her knowledgeable style advice while working in women's clothing shops in the Willow Glen area. She was a resident of San Jose most of her life, mainly in the Willow Glen area, as well as having a home in Indian Wells, CA. She enjoyed travel, dancing and music. She delighted in various artistic expressions and her family. She LOVED golf. As her health declined and she was forced to give up golf her world became much more insular. Following Richard's death she moved to Spokane Valley, WA, where she passed away on April 27, 2011. She is survived by sister Mae LoBue, sister-in-law Francis DiSalvo, son Mark (Roberta) Hartley of Newman Lake, WA, daughter Louise (Martin) Brown of Eagle River, AK and grandchildren Brandi Burkhead, Asia Burkhead, Amanda Hartley, Ross Hartley, Joshua Cooper, Dienne Cooper, Christina Brown and Jacob Brown. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Christopher's Church, 1576 Curtner Avenue, San Jose, CA at 11:00am. Interment will follow at Santa Clara Mission Cemetery. Memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to Spokane Right to Life, 111 E. Central Ste. D, Spokane, WA 99208.

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