Linda Hire

February 18, 2014

Linda Maria Hire

Linda Hire

Linda Hire

Passed: Feb. 10, 2014

Service: Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at 1 p.m.

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Margot Baglen

February 11, 2014

Margot Ann Baglen, of Snoqualmie, loving wife to Don and abiding mom to Lori, passed Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014.

A private celebration of her life will be held.

Margot Baglen

Margot Baglen

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Ann Dennis

February 11, 2014

Ann F. Dennis was born Dec. 7, 1931 in Syracuse, N.Y., to Frank C. Foose and Grace Roe Foose. They moved to Harrisburg, Penn., in 1935. Ann graduated from John Harris High School, class of 1949.

She attended Gettysburg College, in Gettysburg, Penn., where she completed majors in social science and physical education, graduating in 1953. She was chosen one of the several outstanding seniors and was in “Who’s Who in Colleges and Universities” in 1953.

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Grace Longton

February 11, 2014

Grace Pierce Longton, age 86, died Jan. 6, 2014.

Grace Longton

Grace Longton

She was born in Worthington, Minn., on July 13, 1927, to Edith and Rev. Albert Dahlby. She was the youngest child and had three older brothers: Steve, Jack and Phil. Grace spent her childhood in Kansas City, Mo. until the age of 12, and then the Dahlby family moved to Elgin, Ill., and later moved to Seattle, in 1943, before settling in Issaquah, where her father served as the pastor of Issaquah Community Baptist Church.

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Jeannette LaCelle

February 11, 2014

Jeannette Vermette LaCelle, 103, formerly of Allen Park, Mich., died peacefully Feb. 4.

At her request, no service will be held.

Jeannette loved life, family and friends, and danced on her 103rd birthday.

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Robert Sippola

February 11, 2014

Robert Ray Sippola, 71, of Maple Valley, died Jan. 30, 2014.

“Bob” Sippola, son of Leland and Olive Sippola, brother of Richard Sippola and Betty Woolery, father of Leah Brazo and Bryan Sippola, and grandfather of Asher and Olivia, passed away with his children by his side at Overlake Hospital in Bellevue.

Bob was raised on the family farm in Vader, and graduated from Toledo High School in 1960. He earned a Bachelor’s in Education from Central Washington University and a Master’s in Education from the University of Washington.

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Ernest Swanson

February 11, 2014

Ernest Milton “Milt” Swanson, was born March 29, 1918, in Newcastle, to Ernest and Esilda Swanson; he passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, due to complications from a fall.

Milt, a lifelong resident of Newcastle, lived his entire life at the family home — a former mine company house just off Lakemont Boulevard. Frequent travelers on that road will remember the coal car in his front yard and the railroad semaphore he installed at the end of his driveway, rigged to light up and signal when anyone came down the drive.

Ernest Swanson 2014

Ernest Swanson
2014

Milt Swanson 1944

Milt Swanson
1944

Milt attended school in Newcastle until the Newcastle kids were transported to Issaquah in the eighth grade, graduating from Issaquah High School in 1936. After high school, he spent three years in Alaska, and then spent five years in the U.S. Coast Guard and received the Air Medal for meritorious achievement in aerial flight as a combat aircrewman.

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Beverly Reeves

January 28, 2014

Beverly Jeanette Reeves, born Jan. 2, 1934, passed Jan. 12, 2014.

Beverly was a third-generation resident of Issaquah. She was the Issaquah Labor Day Queen in 1950. Bev graduated from Issaquah High School in 1952.

Beverly Reeves

Beverly Reeves

On Oct. 29, 1954, she married Robert Bryan Reeves Sr. In 1965, Bev fulfilled a dream when she graduated as a Licensed Practical Nurse from the Bellevue School of Nursing. She worked at the Issaquah Villa for 20 years.

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Larry Joe Hines

January 28, 2014

Larry Joe Hines, age 76, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in Issaquah.

He was born and raised in Issaquah Hobart area, where he lived all his life. He graduated from Issaquah High School in 1955, and then enlisted in the Navy for three years in the late ‘50s. He was a merchant seaman from 1963-1996 and enjoyed a long retirement.

Larry Joe Hines

Larry Joe Hines

His hobbies include cooking, gardening, fishing and traveling.

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Rodney G. Minnon

January 28, 2014

July 13, 1916 – Jan. 17, 2014

Rodney is survived by his wife May Minnon, of Issaquah, son Randy Minnon, daughter Sheila Gardner and granddaughter Corrie Rose Gardner.

Please share memories, view photos and sign the guestbook at www. flintofts.com.

Arrangements are by Flintoft’s Funeral Home 392-6444.

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