Joseph Davenport Lindgren

May 13, 2014

Joseph Davenport Lindgren, a 51-year resident of the Pine Lake/Sammamish area, was born Feb. 9, 1929, in Warwick, N.Y. He passed away Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.

As a young man, Joe visited Washington state and fell in love with the Northwest and stayed.

Joseph Davenport Lindgren

Joseph Davenport Lindgren

He worked at Alcoa in Wenatchee for a time and attended Wenatchee Valley College. He transferred to Central Washington College at Ellensburg and graduated with a teaching degree in 1959. He got a job teaching in the elementary schools on Mercer Island working with fourth- and fifth-graders. He spent his entire teaching career there and retired in 1990.

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Joseph Davenport Lindgren

April 30, 2014

Joseph Davenport Lindgren was born Feb. 9, 1929, in Warwick, N.Y. He passed away Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.

As a young man, Joe visited Washington state and fell in love with the Northwest and stayed.

Joseph Davenport Lindgren

Joseph Davenport Lindgren

Joseph Davenport Lindgren

Joseph Davenport Lindgren

He worked at Alcoa in Wenatchee for a time and attended Wenatchee Valley College. He transferred to Central Washington College at Ellensburg and graduated with a teaching degree in 1959. He got a job teaching in the elementary schools on Mercer Island working with fourth- and fifth-graders. He spent his entire teaching career there and retired in 1990.

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