Our Obituaries

Paul Michael Haataja

July 26, 1976 - May 18, 2017

Paul Michael Haataja, age 40, was called to his heavenly home on May 18, 2017, six short months after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. He was born on July 26, 1976 in Park Rapids, Minnesota, the firstborn of Marjorie and Kevin Haataja. Paul spent most of his childhood in the Menahga, Minnesota area. He lived across the road from his grandparents, and loved to spend time helping his...
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Lloyd Arnold Foster

October 5, 1933 - May 17, 2017

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Carol Dianne Plough

January 13, 1943 - May 11, 2017

Carol Dianne Plough was called to her Heavenly Home on Thursday morning May 11, 2017. She was born January 13th 1943 in Laurium, Michigan to Arne and Martha Sturos. She was 74. Carol was the youngest of six children and grew up in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. She spent many hours with her family picking wild blueberries near Baraga Plains. She was a tomboy and enjoyed playing sports with family...
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Lowell Thomas Wagner

February 23, 1942 - May 10, 2017

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Mildred D. Johnsen

June 24, 1924 - May 3, 2017

Mildred Delaine Johnsen 92, known to friends as Babs, died May 3, 2017 at her home in Marysville, WA.Mildred was born June 24, 1924 in Twin Valley, Norman, Minnesota to John H. and Marie Schroeder. After graduating from high school, she moved to Washington state to live with her sister Beulah. During WWII, she worked at Boeing as a riveter where she met and married her first husband, Murel...
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Norma Avalon Hufford

February 18, 1943 - April 27, 2017

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Jean Marie Brumbaugh

April 16, 1927 - April 20, 2017

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Nielsen Lee Walzog

May 20, 1996 - April 18, 2017

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Carolyn Joyce Clough

August 31, 1934 - April 7, 2017

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Jonathan Edward Thenell Sharpe

August 10, 1981 - April 2, 2017

Jonathan Edward Thenell Sharpe, age 35 years, has gone to be with the Lord in Heaven. Born August 10, 1981 as the fourth of five children to James C. and Nancy K. Sharpe, Jonathan leaves behind a daughter, Sasha Kiana, and a son, Bruce Edward; his parents and four siblings, Jake, Jason (Alicia), Stephanie Rimmer (John), Stacy Morse (Lans); seven nieces, one nephew and many aunts, uncles, cousins...
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Helga Amalia Garrison

December 2, 1943 - March 26, 2017

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Luann C. Willingham

September 13, 1926 - March 22, 2017

Luann C. Willingham of Monroe, WA, passed away peacefully March 22, 2017, at the age of 90. Born September 13, 1926, in Watertown, WI, to Walter and Celia Carl, Luann grew up in Seattle and graduated from Immaculate Conception High School. She worked as a medical secretary and retired from Childrens Hospital. She is survived by her loving husband of 69 years, Robert, daughters Nancy Mickiewicz...
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Walter Floyd Renk

October 22, 1934 - March 18, 2017

Walter Floyd Renk, born October 22, 1934 in Dodge, ND, departed this life on March 18, 2017 in Vancouver, WA. He was 82. Walter proudly served his country in the US Army. He enjoyed the outdoors and spending time with family and friends. He and his wife Alice had been longtime Monroe residents and members of Monroe Seventh-day Adventist Church before relocating to Vancouver, WA. Walter also...
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Lowell Dean Williams

June 25, 1931 - March 15, 2017

Lowell Dean Williams was born June 25, 1931 and was the fourth of seven children born to Bryan Williams and Gladys Chapman Williams. Lowell passed from this earth and was escorted by the angels to Paradise on March 15, 2017 at 5:37 in the morning. He is survived by his wife, Helen Williams, his children, Kim Winston, Dan Williams, and Dena Desue, his stepchildren, Gregg Wilson, Brett Wilson,...
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Eunice Elizabeth Bird

April 21, 1938 - March 7, 2017

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Joseph Angehrn

May 24, 1920 - March 7, 2017

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Madeline Abbott

May 10, 1926 - March 5, 2017

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Harry L. Auckland

June 13, 1930 - March 4, 2017

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Joseph Howard Wiltse

April 22, 1969 - February 12, 2017

Joseph Howard Wiltse, 47, of Monroe, WA, passed away Sunday afternoon, February 12, 2017. Joe was born April 22, 1969, in Everett, WA, to Duane and Merrily Wiltse. He entered this world at Providence Hospital, through the caring hands of Dr. Nelson. Joe grew up in Fall City, WA, and Monroe. He experienced farm life on his family's farm just east of Monroe. The family raised butcher hogs and...
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Joan Marie Samsel

February 21, 1941 - February 12, 2017

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David Lee Price

November 8, 1947 - February 11, 2017

David Lee Price died February 11, 2017 at home from complications of Melanoma. David was the tenth child of Mary (nee Stevenson) and Anthony Price, born November 8, 1947 in Indianapolis, IN. He grew up with his nieces and nephews and was very active in his church. In 1965, upon graduation from high school, David enlisted in the Air Force but promised his mother he wouldn't volunteer to go to the...
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Avis Elaine Ward

August 26, 1930 - February 10, 2017

Avis Elaine Ward, 86, a resident of Edmonds passed away February 10, 2017. Avis was born August 26, 1930 in Outlook, Montana. She enjoyed needle work, embroidering, sewing, gardening, and reading. She loved her pets, always having a dog in the household. She graduated from Ione High School in NE Washington as the Class Salutatorian. Later, she was very proud to work as a legal secretary...
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Gloria June Carnes

June 25, 1927 - February 10, 2017

Gloria "June" Carnes, a longtime resident of Sultan, Washington, passed away February 10, in MillCreek. She died peacefully, surrounded by her family. She was 89. June was the third of seven children born to William and Susan Roesler in Startup, WA, and spent her entire life in the Sky Valley. She graduated from Sultan High School. Soon thereafter, she married George Novak, and together they...
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Helen Henrietta Turner

December 20, 1927 - February 7, 2017

In Memory of Helen H. TurnerDecember 20, 1927 to February 7, 2017Helen Henrietta Plowman Turner died on February 7, 2017 at the Lynnwood, Washington adult family home where she resided for a year with her husband William (Bill) Turner. She was 89 years old.Helen was born on December 20, 1927 in Vancouver, Washington to Charles and Angelina Plowman. She and older sister, Lillie, grew up on a...
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Melvin Eric Lange

February 14, 1957 - February 6, 2017

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William Keith Clark

September 28, 1930 - February 5, 2017

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Raymond Chester Burhen

September 9, 1927 - January 26, 2017

Raymond C Burhen of Duvall, WA peacefully passed away in his sleep on January 26th. Ray Burhen was born September 9, 1927 in Oklahoma City, OK. On his 13th birthday, his family moved to Seattle where he graduated from Queen Anne High School at the age of 16. He then attended the University of Washington, interrupting his stay at UW during World World War Two to join the United States Navy, where...
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Nick Loutsis

August 27, 1921 - January 19, 2017

Dad came to Carnation with his parents, Louis Loutsis and Antonette Aronica. His Father was a section foreman for the Milwaukee Railroad. Dad spent most of his entire life in the Town of Carnation. As a young boy he built the fires in the pot-bellied stove in the early years of St. Anthony's. He would get here very early in the morning so that the parishioners would be nice and warm. He...
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Scott Alexander Bilbe

July 22, 1969 - January 18, 2017

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Nina Marie Sedlak

May 15, 1923 - January 16, 2017

Nina Marie Newcomb Sedlak (1923 - 2017) passed away on January 16, 2017 in Monroe, WA at age 93. Born in Lincoln, NB on May 15, 1923 to John K. and Nina V. (Risk) Newcomb, Nina grew and married Bernard Sedlak there on November 12, 1944. Together they moved to various job locations and ended up in the Puget Sound area to live and raise their children. Nina was blessed with artistic abilities. ...
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Florence Mildred Countryman

June 20, 1926 - January 16, 2017

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Philip Edward Gauthier

January 5, 1943 - January 15, 2017

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Donald Clayton Creasey

January 13, 1932 - January 15, 2017

Donald Clayton Creasey joined the Lord on January 15, 2017 following a brief illness. He was born January 13, 1932 to Wayne and Ruth Creasey in Filer, Idaho. Don is survived by his wife of 60 years, Barbara; four children, Lynda, Terry, Steve and Lisa; 15 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and one brother, Larry. Don lived a full life working in Alaska fishing commercially, serving in the Air...
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Gloria Kathryn Etter

January 9, 1929 - January 14, 2017

Gloria Kathryn Masterjohn Etter January 9th 1929 - January 14, 2017 Gloria was born in Snohomish, WA to Fred and Florence Masterjohn. Her family moved to Cashmere, WA when she was a baby. They moved back to Monroe, WA in 1932 where she resided the rest of her life. She graduated from Monroe High School's class of 1947. Gloria married Charles Etter on November 14th, 1953, where they spent the...
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Ruth Evelyn Foster

April 24, 1925 - January 13, 2017

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Opal Louise Bevins

December 6, 1931 - January 8, 2017

Opal Louise Bevins, born December 6, 1931to Dewey and Edith Benson in Kimball, NE, departed this life on January 8, 2017 in Monroe, WA. She was 85. Opal was a member of the East County Senior Center and she enjoyed playing Bunco with the ladies there. Opal is survived by her sons Ronald Bevins (Betty) of Monroe and Dan Bevins (Judi) of Meridian, ID, sisters Peggy Weber (Wayne) of Auburn, Mary...
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Guy W. Bush

March 5, 1938 - January 7, 2017

Guy Willard Bush, born March 5, 1938 to Donald and Lucille Bush in Seattle, WA, departed this life on January 7, 2017 in Monroe, WA. He was 78. Guy proudly served his country in the US Army. He later owned and operated his own bookkeeping business for many years. Guy enjoyed music, movies, musicals, theatre, gardening, as well as time and trips to Las Vegas with his family. Guy is survived...
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Richard C. Anderson

October 29, 1927 - January 3, 2017

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Burchard Eugene Carnes

February 26, 1924 - January 2, 2017

Burchard "Burt" Eugene Carnes, a long-time resident of Sultan, WA, born February 26, 1924, to William and Erma Carnes in Port Townsend, WA, passed away on January 2, 2017. He was 92. Burt proudly served his country in the US Navy during WWII. He later worked for many years as a logging truck driver and "truck boss" for Roesler Timber. Burt really enjoyed hunting and fishing. In later years,...
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Teddy A. Reule

November 28, 1933 - December 23, 2016

Teddy A. Reule, 83, of Monroe, WA, passed away at home peacefully on December 23, 2016. Ted was born in Medina, ND, on November 28, 1933. His family moved to Monroe, in the late 1930s and as a young man, Ted delivered newspapers and worked at Herb's Grocery in order to help support his family. He attended Monroe High School where he graduated in 1952, and went on to enlist in the United...
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Joyce Eleanor Koplitz

August 29, 1930 - December 20, 2016

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William Farr

May 24, 1929 - December 16, 2016

William "Max" Farr, born May 24, 1929 in Stockton, KS, departed this life on December 16, 2016 in Sultan, WA. He was 87. Max was a longtime Sultan resident. He was a member of Startup Seventh-day Adventist Church. Max enjoyed playing his Dobro guitar and was a member of a group called the Gospel Gents. They enjoyed old time gospel and country. Max is survived by his loving wife of 70 years,...
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Nancy Elaine Watts

July 14, 1951 - December 14, 2016

Nancy Elaine Watts, born July 14 1951, passed away unexpectedly at her home on December 14 2016 at the age of 65. Born in Enumclaw, Washington and raised in Bothell, Nancy graduated from Bothell High School in 1969 and attended Oregon State University. She married Mike Watts in 1986 and they settled in Snohomish to raise their family. Nancy worked at the Monroe Correctional Complex in...
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Karen Marie Eichelsdoerfer

October 19, 1944 - December 10, 2016

Karen Marie Eichelsdoerfer, born Oct. 19,1944 in Aberdeen, Wash. to Verner andElla Swanson, departed this life on Dec.10, 2016. She was 72. Karen graduatedfrom Aberdeen High School in 1962. Shewent on to study at Grays Harbor College,University of Washington, and WesternWashington University, where she earnedher Bachelor's Degree in Education andmet her husband, Bruce. Shortly after college,Karen...
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Melanie Joanne Ferguson

March 29, 1974 - December 9, 2016

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Gerhard Frederick Ericksen

February 11, 1933 - December 8, 2016

Gerhard "Gary" Frederick Ericksen, born February 11, 1933 in Seattle, WA to Lloyd and Helen Ericksen, departed this life on December 8, 2016 in Everett, WA. He was 83. Gary proudly served his country in the US Navy. He had worked as a custodian for the Northshore School District for over 30 years. He enjoyed model boats and was a member of Northwest RC Model Boat Club. He also enjoyed...
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Thomas Lee Trombley

January 21, 1933 - December 6, 2016

Thomas Lee Trombley, 83, of Monroe, Washington passed away peacefully on December 6, 2016. Tom was born on Jan. 21, 1933 to Leona and Stuart Trombley. Tom lived and worked most of his life in the Monroe area; logging, home building, and operating T8 Ranch Fencing Company with his son, Tim. Tom spent many years on annual cattle drives in Ellensburg, reading books about local history, and...
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Karyn Lorentzen Fisher

March 1, 1951 - December 3, 2016

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Fern Maxine Baker

November 30, 1923 - November 28, 2016

Fern M. Baker was born November 30, 1923, to Clifford and Stella Thompson in Partridge, Kansas. She passed away November 28, 2016, in the warm care of Providence Hospice in Everett, Washington.Fern was the oldest of seven children, doing a lot of the chores to help her mother in the home and to care for her younger brother and sisters. She grew up during hard times and drew from this experience...
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James Arthur Evans

July 17, 1936 - November 25, 2016

James "Jim" Evans passed away Friday, November 25, 2016 at Regency Care Center in Monroe. Jim was born July 17, 1936 in Lawson, MO to James R. and Edna Pauline Evans. The family relocated to Richland, WA in 1942. Jim graduated from Columbia High School in Richland. He also attended Columbia Basin Jr. College in Pasco. Jim joined the Army and was sent to Korea where he served as an MP. Upon...
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Jeffery Arthur Hyne

November 24, 1959 - November 24, 2016

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James William Martin

March 9, 1933 - November 23, 2016

"Jim" March 9, 1933 - Nov. 23, 2016 James William Martin (Jim) passed away at home on November 23, 2016. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa to Oscar and Leora Martin on March 9, 1933. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Lois; two children, Dale Martin and MariLee (Terry) Fronsman; five grandchildren, Catlin (Tim) Wallace of Australia, Casey (Julia) Martin, Carter (Jenny) Fronsman,...
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Wendy O. Walsh

September 16, 1931 - November 16, 2016

Gwendolyn Okell Walsh, Wendy Walsh, age 85, died at her home of 53 years in Woodinville, WA on November 16, 2016 with her children by her side. Wendy was born on September 16, 1931 in Oakland, CA, the daughter of Jack and Harriet Okell. She graduated from San Francisco's Hamlin School for Girls and went on to the University of California, Berkeley, where she was a member of the Chi Omega sorority...
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Justin Cody Rench

September 20, 1980 - November 15, 2016

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RoseAnn E. Holm

April 18, 1948 - November 5, 2016

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Robert Severin Sween

November 9, 1969 - November 4, 2016

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Oreta Laverne Johnson

December 19, 1921 - November 1, 2016

Reta L. Johnson, 94, of Monroe, WA, earned her wings and joined her husband, Alve on November 1, 2016. Reta was born in Cochran, GA on December 19, 1921, to Albert A. and Mamie E. Jones (Cook). She and Alve met while she was a switchboard operator and he was in flight navigation training at Middle Georgia College. They married on August 30, 1944, and Reta joined Alve in Washington State on...
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Gary Richard Walcott

July 11, 1931 - October 30, 2016

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Joseph Edward Powers

October 10, 1932 - October 27, 2016

Joseph Edward Powers, born October 10, 1932 to Edward and Helen Powers in Seattle, WA, departed this life on October 27, 2016 in Monroe, WA. He was 84. Joseph proudly served his country in the US Army. In earlier years he had enjoyed running marathons, golf, cooking, and gardening. Joseph is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Joan, sons David A. Powers (Gwen) of Walla Walla, Jim Powers...
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Anita Pearl Vaughn

February 19, 1929 - October 22, 2016

Anita Pearl Vaughn, born February 19, 1929 in Seattle, WA, departed this life on October 22, 2016 in Kirkland, WA. She was 87. She enjoyed being with her family, reading, watching cooking shows and laughter ... Anita is survived by her daughters Candace Kelly (William) of Renton and Virginia Whetstine of Marysville, 3 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her...
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Coral Dee Bush

March 2, 1936 - October 17, 2016

Coral Dee Bush, born March 2, 1936 in Condon, OR to Daniel and Velma Hilderbrand, departed this life on October 17, 2016 in Monroe, WA. She was 80. Coral had been a ballet instructor in her early career, and through ballet, met the love of her life, Guy. In addition to dancing, she also enjoyed sewing and spending time with her family. Coral was a lifelong business entrepreneur, which she...
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Kathryn Fay Marty

June 23, 1952 - October 17, 2016

Kathryn "Kathy" Fay Marty, born June 23, 1952 in Kirkland, WA to Arthur and Janice Ducken, departed this life October 17, 2016 in Snohomish, WA. She was 64. Kathy enjoyed crafting with and loving on her grandchildren, cheering on the Seattle Seahawks, Washington Huskies and Dale Earnhardt, Jr., baking, decorating, and spending time with her family. Kathy spent many years making friends and...
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Wanda Faye Swensen

March 4, 1942 - October 11, 2016

Wanda Faye Kesterson Swensen passed away October 11th, 2016 of Huntington's Disease.Wanda was born March 4th, 1942 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas to Garner and Mary Odell (Kelley) Kesterson. The family eventually moved to Garden Grove, California, and Wanda graduated from Garden Grove High School in 1960.In 1961 Wanda married Gary Lauer in Reno, Nevada. Their children, Bradley Jay, Julie Lynn, and...
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Ellen Viola Lunn

May 11, 1914 - October 3, 2016

Ellen V. Lunn, born May 11, 1914 in Wayne County, MO, departed this life on October 3, 2016 in Monroe, WA. She was 102. Ellen enjoyed quilting, cooking, singing, stamp collecting, and spending time with her family. She had volunteered for many years at the Sky Valley Food Bank. Ellen is survived by her daughters Dolores Little of Monroe and Annabelle Roberton of Wenatchee, son Carl C. Lunn ...
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Henry J. Mitchek

December 7, 1952 - September 15, 2016

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Gary Walter Koontz

February 11, 1939 - September 10, 2016

Gary W. Koontz, 77, passed away on September 10, 2016 of natural causes. A memorial service will be held at 1pm on Monday, September 19 at Overlake Christian Church in Redmond, WA. Gary Walter Koontz was born to George and Marjorie Koontz on February 11th, 1939 in Ottumwa, Iowa. His sister, Marcia, was born on his 11th birthday, and she enjoyed her big brother. He was mischievous and fun,...
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Dean H. Woodhull

June 18, 1918 - September 5, 2016

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Virginia Martha Ursula Priestley Neuman

February 9, 1937 - August 20, 2016

February 9, 1937-August 20, 2016 Virginia went to be with the Lord after a lengthy battle with cancer. She passed away peacefully at home and spent her last day with her family, which was something that was always very important to her. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, William W. Neuman; brother David (Janet) Priestley; children: Colleen (Rich) Hendrickson, William J. (Stacy) Neuman,...
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Lindsay Jack Kirkham

September 11, 1923 - August 19, 2016

Dr. Lindsay Jack Kirkham died on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016 with his wife at his side in Bellevue, Wash. He was 92.Kirkham was born Sept. 11, 1923 to Lindsay Jack Kirkham Sr. and Abigail Lillis Kirkham. He spent his childhood in the greater Kansas City area and was a 1940 graduate of William Chrisman High School in Independence, Mo. He completed pre-medical studies at the Virginia Military Institute...
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Milton M. Winkler

April 4, 1932 - August 8, 2016

Mel Winkler, 84, passed away on August 8, 2016 at his home in Duvall, Washington leaving behind his extensive family along with his loving wife Betty who cared for him during his 8 year battle with cancer. Mel was born and raised in Port Townsend, Washington on April 4, 1932. His family lived in Port Ludlow where he attended elementary school. The family then moved to the Bothell/Canyon Park area...
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Howard Elza Durant

November 4, 1972 - August 8, 2016

Howard Elza Durant, III, born November 4, 1972 in Everett, WA, departed this life to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on August 8, 2016 in Everett, WA. He was 43. Howard graduated from Monroe High School, Class of 1992. He was a sergeant at the Washington State Reformatory in Monroe and had worked there for 20 years. An avid outdoorsman, Howard enjoyed hunting and fishing with his...
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Gage Matthew Galle

September 29, 1985 - August 7, 2016

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Margaret Evelyn Danielson

March 25, 1970 - August 5, 2016

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Robert Kelly Conway

March 1, 1943 - August 1, 2016

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Herbert Leroy Dake

January 6, 1922 - August 1, 2016

Herbert L. Dake, born January 6, 1922 in Weston Mills, N.Y. , passed away on August 1, 2016 in Monroe, Washington. A resident of Edmonds,Washington from1954 to 2010, Herbert " Herb" proudly served in the US Navy in WWII aboard the USS Maryland. A survivor of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, he served as a past president of the Snohomish County Pearl Harbor Survivors Association. He was...
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Kathleen I. Wade

November 13, 1943 - July 31, 2016

"KITTY" Kathleen Ione Wade was born November 13, 1943, in Seattle, Wash. to Clarence and Winefred Thomas. She passed on July 31, 2016, leaving us way to soon. She leaves behind her husband, Bill who she was married to for 55 years and her three daughters and sons-in-law, Lynne (John), Cindy (Mark) and Lisa. Kitty and Bill had a 60 acre farm where she worked hard farming, gardening, and...
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Ricardo Padilla SANCHEZ

November 23, 1989 - July 30, 2016

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Hal Edward Brooks

March 7, 1932 - July 26, 2016

Hal Edward Brooks 84, passed away peacefully on July 26th, 2016 in Monroe, Wash.He was born March 7th, 1932 in Perry, Iowa to Clarence W. Brooks and Colista Dever Brooks. He attended school in Iowa. As a young man Hal served in the Navy. He traveled the world while in the Army. He was proud of his tours of duty in the Korean and Vietnam wars. Hal retired from the Army in 1978 and moved to...
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Philip Edward Sutherland

February 27, 1945 - July 23, 2016

Philip Edward Sutherland, born February 27, 1945, in Thames, New Zealand to Stanley and Leonie Sutherland, departed this life on July 23, 2016, in Kirkland, Wash. at the age of 71. Phil proudly served in the US Air Force for 27 years and retired as a Chief Master Sergeant. He is survived by his loving wife, Victoria, and her children: Jessaca Bingham (Jonathan), Laura Garrett (David), Charyl...
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Darold Lynn Closser

October 29, 1955 - July 20, 2016

It is with great sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved Darold L. Closser at home on July 20, 2016, in Sultan, Wash. He was 60 years old. Darold was born in Grand Junction, Colo. on October 29, 1955. He worked as an explosives demolition expert for many years before retiring. Darold will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, son, uncle and friend. He...
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Elsie Lee Olson

October 1, 1931 - July 19, 2016

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James Diedrich Hallum

May 18, 1932 - July 19, 2016

James Diedrich Hallum, born May 18, 1932 to Valdemir and Lillian Hallum in Seattle, WA, departed this life on July 19, 2016 in Duvall, WA. He was 84. Jim graduated from the University of Washington, having earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering, in 1957. He worked for many years as a marine mechanic. He also enjoyed building racing engines, hydro and outboard boat racing, model airplanes,...
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Dan L. Blum

July 7, 1924 - July 18, 2016

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Nora Patricia Snyder

May 14, 1928 - July 11, 2016

Nora Patricia Snyder, born May 14, 1928 in Minneapolis, MN, departed this life on July 11, 2016 in Monroe, WA. She was 88. Nora had worked as a mechanic at Boeing for over 4 decades. She later volunteered at Frank Wagner Elementary School as a Teacher's Aide. Nora is survived by her children Patricia Falstich of Monroe, Angela Harper of Olympia, and Don Snyder of Seatac, 7 grandchildren, and...
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Carol Ann Elza

November 24, 1937 - July 10, 2016

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Patrick Terrence Bennett

October 3, 1948 - July 6, 2016

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Judy Lynn Lundquist

November 12, 1958 - July 4, 2016

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James D. Traylor

March 9, 1936 - June 29, 2016

James D. Traylor, born March 9, 1936 in Freestone County, TX, departed this life on June 30, 2016 at home surrounded by his family in Monroe, WA. He was 80. He is survived by his loving wife, Lola, children David Dobbins (Marie) of Santa Cruz, CA, Betina Diershaw of Fort Worth, TX, Jimmy Roberts of Skagway, AK, Dennis Traylor (Kimberly) of Anchorage, AK, and Darryl Traylor (Dianna) of Duvall,...
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Holly Jean Zylstra

November 2, 1957 - June 28, 2016

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Steven Allen Stretch

February 8, 1956 - June 27, 2016

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Barbara Ann Read

January 4, 1926 - June 20, 2016

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Ellis B. Bailey

May 7, 1922 - June 19, 2016

Ellis B. "Breck" Bailey, born May 7, 1922 in Tulsa, OK, departed this life on June 19, 2016 in Monroe, WA. He was 94. Breck attended the University of Oklahoma for two years and was later trained in Cartography by MIT instructors at the Franklin Technical Institute in Boston in preparation for service with the US Army. During WWII he was stationed in Guam with the 949th Engineer Aviation...
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Ralph Bevins

March 14, 1928 - June 11, 2016

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Merl F. Hoekstra

December 2, 1959 - June 4, 2016

Dr. Merl F. Hoekstra, age 56, of Monroe, Washington, died suddenly on Saturday June 4th 2016. Merl was born December 2nd, 1959 in Vernon, British Columbia, Canada to Art and Rosalea Hoekstra. He graduated from Vernon Senior Secondary in 1977 and attended the University of British Columbia where he received his B.Sc. Soon after, he married his high school sweetheart Denise and they moved to...
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Robyn Elizabeth Snyder

July 11, 1980 - June 3, 2016

Robyn Elizabeth Snyder of Monroe, WA, died unexpectedly on June 3rd, 2016 at the age of 35.Robyn is survived by her parents Daniel and Jane Snyder; her three daughters, Grace, Emma, and Clair Fulmer; her eldest brother and wife, Nathan and Jamie Snyder and their four children, Peytton, Preston, Nathan and Naomi Snyder; her younger brother and wife Timothy and Tiffany Snyder and their two children...
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Paul William Zorger

November 10, 1947 - June 2, 2016

Paul William Zorger, born November 10, 1947 in Oakland, CA, departed this life on June 2, 2016 at home surrounded by his family in Snohomish, WA. He was 68. Paul proudly served his country in the US Navy and was stationed aboard the USS Beatty (DD-756). He enjoyed Model A Cars, coaching and refereeing youth sports, being a Scoutmaster and Boy Scout leader, and spending time with his loving...
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Mary A. DeBoer

April 13, 1951 - May 29, 2016

Mary A. DeBoer, 84, a longtime resident of Carnation, passed away at Daniela's Adult Family Home in Woodinville on May 29, 2016. Born July 24, 1931 in Washburn, ND, to Bertha & Charles Patterson, the family moved to Carnation in 1936, where she has lived all her life. She met & married Lawrence DeBoer in 1948, and they were Dairy Farmers on a farm just south of Carnation for all of their...
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Judith Elaine Wyndham

February 4, 1947 - May 28, 2016

Judith Elaine Wyndham passed away May 28, 2016, at Providence Hospital in Everett, Washington. She was 69 years old. She leaves behind her husband, Nicholas Jay Wyndham of Startup, Washington, four children, 17 grandchildren, and many dear friends and relatives.She was born February 4, 1947 in Crandon, Wisconsin. Her parents, Obed Paul Samuelson and Dora Thorne Wilson. She moved to Washington...
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Jackie Nadine Schnell

July 25, 1983 - May 25, 2016

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Marion J. Myhre

May 10, 1930 - May 19, 2016

Marion Josephine Myhre, 86 of Monroe passed away in Brookdale Assisted Living on 5/19/2016. Marion was born in Warren, Minnesota on 5/10/1930 to Frances and William Storbakken. She attended public schools in the Big Woods area of Marshall County, Minnesota. Marion married Lars Larsen Myhre on 6/7/1975, in Ballard, Washington. He has been a wonderful step father, grandfather and great grandfather...
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