Our Obituaries

Gladys Evelyn Johnson

December 22, 1923 - October 21, 2017

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Lee Rand English

February 28, 1949 - October 10, 2017

Lee Rand English, born February 28, 1949, departed this life on October 10, 2017 to his new citizenship in Heaven with the Lord Jesus Christ and the Saints. He is survived by his loving wife Susan, daughters Amy Banks of Granite Falls, WA and Lisa Curtis (Jeff) of Lake Stevens, WA, son Dan Downey (Andrea) of Orangeville, CA, 8 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandson. He was preceded in death by...
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Alfred Wright Holdt

September 14, 1928 - October 4, 2017

Alfred "Al" Wright Holdt, born September 14, 1928 in Seattle, WA, departed this life on October 4, 2017 in Sultan, WA. He was 89. Al proudly served his country in the US Army. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed the outdoors and spending time with his family. Al is survived by his loving wife, Beverly, his children, Ronald Holdt (Sheila) of Shoreline, Carol Holdt (Donald Mundinger) of Oregon...
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Marilyn J. Pearson

July 26, 1932 - September 30, 2017

Marilyn Pearson went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, September 30th. Marilyn was born July 26, 1932 in Seattle, Washington to Herbert and Adeline Schwartz. She attended Park Place School and Monroe High School, where as a young lady of German descent she met and fell in love with a tall, lanky Swede, Wallace. A gifted pianist and popular student, Marilyn graduated...
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Helen Louise Madsen

August 30, 1924 - September 30, 2017

Helen Louise Madsen August 30, 1924 - September 30, 2017 passed away at the age of 93 in the loving care of Paradise Park Family Adult Home in Marysville, WA.Helen was born in Mountainair, New Mexico, and moved to Vashon Island at an early age. The family later moved to Seattle where she graduated from Ballard High School in 1942. Helen married Harold in 1946. They raised three children and...
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Valerie Jean Rust

September 28, 1936 - September 29, 2017

Valerie Jean Rust, a resident of Sultan, WA departed this life at 81 years old, on September 29th, 2017 in Monroe, WA. Valerie was born on September 28th, 1936 in Wenatchee, WA to George Valeson and Freida Odden.Valerie is preceded in death by her husband Bill Rust, her son John Jaff Jr. and her brother Tommy Valeson. Valerie is survived by her daughters; Jacqueline Slechta and Sandy Balentine,...
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Mary Ann Robinson

February 17, 1921 - September 22, 2017

Mary Ann Robinson, born February 17, 1921 in McCaysville, GA, departed this life on September 22, 2017 in Monroe, WA. She was 96. Mary enjoyed playing cards, trips to the casino, and spending time with her loving family and friends. Mary is survived by her son-in-law Andrew Davis, grandchildren Arin, Brett, Amanda, and Ben, numerous great-grandchildren, and dear friend Bonnie Drake. She was...
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Lucy Caroline Evelyn Spada

August 27, 1923 - September 13, 2017

Lucy C.E. Spada passed away September 13, 2017. Lucy was born August 27, 1923 in Index, WA to Bert and Ellen Spada. She attended school in Index and graduated as Valedictorian in 1941. She worked in Monroe at Hammers Department Store for nine years. She served as Postmaster in Index and retired in 1985 after serving 35 years as Postmaster. She was a member of National League of Postmaster...
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Wilma Floretta Crow

April 28, 1933 - September 13, 2017

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Jonathon Vaughn Childers

June 9, 1965 - September 11, 2017

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Seldon Kidder Porter

March 24, 1935 - September 11, 2017

Seldon Kidder Porter was born March 24, 1935 to Raymond Seldon Porter and Hazel Porter in Port Angeles, Washington. Throughout his youth, Seldon rode horses, tinkered with hot rods and traversed Olympic National Park. Seldon's diverse career began as an Air Force instrument technician for four year. Upon discharge, he moved to Los Angeles, California, took auto body classes and met his wife,...
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Larry Lee Knudtson

December 20, 1939 - September 10, 2017

Larry Knudtson 77yrs old OF Gold Bar DIED: September 10th 2017 IN : Everett, WABORN: December 20, 1939 IN: Pierre, SDLarry was born in Pierre, South Dakota, he moved to the Seattle area as a child and later attended Sultan High School. Later in 1972 he was involved in the city operations of Granite Falls, WA.In 1963 he married Phyllis Hallmark, they had two children Cindy Schurman and...
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Charlotte Louise Gregory

August 8, 1940 - August 27, 2017

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Saima J. Ojalehto

January 21, 1934 - August 27, 2017

Saima was the fifth child of Selma and Kalle Karvonen's 9 children.She was born in Posio, Finland on January 21st, 1934.Saima was just 18 when her entire family moved to Vancouver, BC, Canada, where she met Karl Ojalehto.Karl and Saima were joined in holy wedlock September 12, 1955. They lived apart for a short time waiting for Saima to receive her official papers to move to the States, where...
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Alexander Neigum

May 11, 1931 - August 25, 2017

"Papa" May 11th, 1931 - August 25th, 2017Alexander Neigum, born May 11th, 1931 to Alexander and Katherine Neigum in Linton, ND, departed this life on August 25th, 2017 in Everett, WA. He was 86. Having been raised on a farm, Alexander had an appreciation for farm life and hard work. Later, he worked in...
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Edward Donald Fitzpatrick

June 14, 1930 - August 14, 2017

Ed was born at home on June 14, 1930 and died at home August 14, 2017 surrounded by his devoted family.He was preceded in death by his brother John Francis Fitzpatrick and his son Edward Paul Fitzpatrick. He is survived by his wife of almost 59 years, Shirley, his daughter Peggy Dewey, daughter Maureen Fitzpatrick and son, Steve Fitzpatrick.He left behind four grandchildren, Mark Dewey, Kevin...
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Carol Mae PORTER

March 21, 1940 - August 12, 2017

Carol Mae Porter was born in 1940 to Irvin and Belle Wall. Growing up, Carol spent her days picking berries on the farm, swimming in woods creek, and causing trouble around town with her friends. After graduating from Monroe High in 1958, Carol began to work in Seattle for a time before she moved to Los Angeles. While in California, Carol met her husband Seldon Porter and married in 1961 in Las...
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Daniel Lee Lorenzo

October 18, 1950 - August 10, 2017

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Joe Corwin Crowell

October 5, 1929 - August 8, 2017

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Joan Carolyn Powers

September 26, 1936 - August 6, 2017

Joan Carolyn Powers, born September 26, 1936 to Gavin and Vernice Robertson in Seattle, WA, departed this life on August 6, 2017 in Seattle, WA. She was 80 years old. Joan is survived by her three sons, David A. Powers and his wife Gwen of Walla Walla, Jim Powers of Monroe, and Brian Powers and his wife Stephanie of Monroe, sister Judy Rockey of Anacortes, granddaughter Brittney, and great...
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Mildred Lula Stringer

December 5, 1926 - August 5, 2017

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Bruce D. Otterson

April 13, 1957 - August 3, 2017

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Morton James Anderson

February 12, 1938 - August 3, 2017

Born in Maywood, IL in 1938 and passed away August 3rd, 2017 in Monroe, WA. Morton left this earth and into the arms of Jesus, his Lord and Savior. He put up a brave fight to live, but his body just gave out. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. He leaves behind his children; Daniel, David and his wife (Nancy), Cynthia, Darrol and wife (Ilene), grandchildren; Christina, Brenda,...
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Elizabeth Ann Kiss

October 12, 1976 - July 28, 2017

October 12, 1976 - July 28, 2017 Elizabeth Ann Kiss was born on October 12, 1976 in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia to Glenn and Arleen Gibson. She is the cherished sister of Kathleen Howard and brother Duncan Gibson She will be forever loved and remembered by her son Sage Gibson, and her daughters Anastztaizia Kiss and Sasha Kiss, as well as by her relatives and all who knew her. Liz's profession...
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Ellen O. Jonker

March 7, 1932 - July 23, 2017

Mrs. Ellen Ora Jonker of Sultan, WA passed away quietly in her sleep on July 23, 2017. She was born March 7, 1932, in Turtle Lake, ND, Ellen was the 8th of 9 children born to the late Gottlieb and Maryann (Klain) Mehrer who moved to Sultan, WA in 1946. After marrying John Jonker in 1951, she raised a family and held several positions at Seafirst Bank and Sultan Schools. Ellen's hobbies were...
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Michael Ruth

September 9, 1933 - July 2, 2017

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Maurice L. Drumm

October 24, 1940 - June 30, 2017

Maurice (Moe) was called home by the Lord on June 30, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Virgil, and sister, Lorita. He is survived by his brother, Roland and wife Peggy, his nieces, nephews and their families. Maurice lived in the Monroe / Duvall area most of his life. He worked in the logging industry and was a truck driver with construction businesses. Maurice...
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Patrick Douglas Boyle

July 14, 1961 - June 27, 2017

Patrick Douglas Boyle, Jr., born July 14, 1961 in Seattle, WA, departed this life suddenly on June 27, 2017 at the age of 55. He is survived by his children, A'ja Russell, Patrick Douglas Boyle, III, and Mary Boyle, sister Shannon Boyle, brother Kelly Boyle, and grandchildren Steven Davis, Jr., and Easton Waters. He was preceded in death by his parents, Patrick Sr. and Karen Boyle. Patrick...
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Olaf Martin Eriksen

February 18, 1946 - June 22, 2017

Olaf Martin Eriksen, Jr, a longtime Gold Bar resident, departed this life unexpectedly on June 22, 2017 in Gold Bar, WA. He was 71. Olaf and his twin sister, Margaret, were born February 18, 1946 in Seattle, WA. Olaf had worked for many years as an inspector with Boeing. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing, hiking, and tinkering in his shed. Olaf is survived by his loving wife...
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Lynda Lou Aguilar

September 1, 1939 - June 21, 2017

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Genevieve St. Claire Crume

January 24, 2016 - June 20, 2017

Genevieve St. Claire Crume, born January 24, 2016 to Nathaniel Crume and Ashlea Heinz in Everett, WA, departed this life unexpectedly on June 20, 2017. She was only 17 months old. Genevieve and her twin sister were born 3 months and 4 days early. They spent 3 months in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Genevieve was diagnosed with cerebral palsy in April 2017. Although she could not talk,...
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Geraldine Sauter Voripaieff

February 11, 1922 - June 7, 2017

Jerry Voripaieff was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, and grandmother. Born in Houston Texas to Louis and Jemima Sauter on February 11th, 1922; she passed away June 7th in Monroe, Washington. As a young lady she enrolled in University of Houston and pursued a degree in chemistry. Not long after the US entered World War II, she met and fell in love with her future husband, Richard at a USO...
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Jake Anthony Wrucha

January 7, 1958 - June 3, 2017

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Patsy Ann Larson

February 28, 1931 - June 1, 2017

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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

On May 17, 2017 Lloyd A. Foster, a.k.a., "Red" left this world. At 83, he had a good long life. He had strong opinions, but was known for having a soft heart. He was an excellent cook, avid fisherman, hunter and golfer. There was nothing he loved better than a medium rare steak and a good martini! He will be missed by those who called him dad, grandpa, uncle and friend. Lloyd was born in 1933 in...
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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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Emma McCormick Pumala

September 26, 1918 - May 4, 2017

Emma B. McCormick PumalaEmma Pumala, 98, of Monroe, WA, suffered a fall April 30 and passed away May 4, 2017, at Providence Hospice in Everett.Emma was born September 26, 1918, in Roseberry, Idaho, to George and Bessie Sult. She moved to Longview, WA, in 1937 and a year later married Cecil "Tuffy" McCormick. They had two sons: Monty and Gary. Tuffy died in 1959.Emma and C. B. "Rob" Robbins...
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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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