Rev. Eldon Lee ‘Pick’ Pickering

June 17, 2014

By Contributor

Retired Pastor Eldon “Pick” Pickering, born Jan. 23, 1939, passed away on Sunday, June 8, 2014, following a long illness.

“Pick” served a number of congregations in Washington, Oregon, and Montana. He also served on the faculty of Lutheran Bible Institute in Issaquah and as a chaplain for Franciscan Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma.

He is survived by his loving wife Marlene, sons Steven and John (Mel), stepdaughters Karin (Scott), Kristin and stepson Jon (Becky), eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The Celebration of his Life/Memorial will be held on Saturday, June 28, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 745 Front St. S., Issaquah, with a reception following.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Our Savior Lutheran Church or Franciscan Hospice in Tacoma.


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