November 11, 2015
Evelyn Grace (Palmer) Webster passed away Oct. 22, 2015, at her home in Issaquah, due to diabetic complications.
She was born May 2, 1932, in Seattle and lived in Hobart, Maple Valley and Centralia.
She is survived by her sister Gloria Kolizeras; daughter Sherry Webster Furlong; son Bradley Webster; granddaughter Kelly Dellar and Heidi McCulloch; grandson Jeremy Webster; great grandsons, Brooks and Brenner Furlong, Camden and Jonathan Dellar, Brennan Webster; great granddaughter Olivia McCulloch; and many nieces and nephews. Read more
November 3, 2015
Roxie Ann Strackbein, 66, of Sammamish, died Oct. 26, 2015, in Washington, D.C.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 6 at Crossroads Bible Church, in Bellevue. Her full obituary and online guestbook is available www.flintofts.com.
November 3, 2015
Luella Grant, 97, passed away Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, after a brief illness at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, Washington.
Luella was born on Jan. 2, 1918, in Gackle, N.D., the fifth daughter of eight children of John and Magdalina Klein Moos, who were German immigrants. The family later moved and settled to farming in Medina, N.D.
After graduation from high school, Luella moved to San Francisco and worked as a cook for a family in the Bay Area. This is where she met and married her husband, Donald Grant, who at the time was in the Army Air Corps. Donald and Luella were married in Pendleton, Oregon, in 1942. They had 63 wonderful years of marriage.
Luella and Donald purchased a home in Issaquah in 1943. Donald went on to complete his military service at Boeing Field in Seattle. During this time, Luella worked for the Kramer Grocery store, was a welder in Kirkland and later was a secretary at Clark and Maple Hills elementary schools. Many Issaquah children will remember Mrs. Grant from their school days at Clark and Maple Hills. Read more
October 26, 2015
Aug. 20, 1921 to March 5, 2015
Juanita Amelia “Mickie” Guerrero was born in Redding, California, to Roque J. Guerrero and Ruth E. Davis. In 1928, Mickie moved with her family to Washington, graduating from Sumner High School in 1940.
After graduation, Mickie moved to Seattle, working at Children’s Hospital and the Sunshine Cracker factory until she married Paul Larsen in 1942. Read more
October 20, 2015
David L. Moore, of Issaquah, passed away on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015. He was 81 years old.
Dave was born on Oct. 14, 1933, in Portland, Oregon, the son of Lawrence C. Moore and Elisabeth A. Davies Moore. He was raised in Lake Oswego, Oregon, and in Fall City. Dave graduated from Mount Si High School in 1951, during which time he met and then married his high-school sweetheart, Margie Emmerton Moore, on Nov. 28, 1953.
Dave served with the U.S. Coast Survey and the U.S. Army. The majority of his career was spent as a salesman in the home-improvement industry throughout the Pacific Northwest, primarily in Portland, Oregon, and the Seattle/King County area. Read more
October 14, 2015
Robert Thorne Andrews passed away on Oct. 6, 2015, in Issaquah.
Born in Chicago in 1923, Bob was fortunate to have a long and largely healthy life. Always quick with a quip and a smile, he enjoyed camping and traveling in Washington and Montana. His love of the outdoors and the western landscape started at the Thacher School in Ojai, California, where he learned to ride a horse, pack a mule train and sleep outdoors, as well as study.
His studies at Pomona College were cut short when he enlisted in the Army on Dec. 7, 1942. He served in Europe under General Patton in the 35th Infantry Division of the Third Army, before his discharge in November 1945. Read more
October 7, 2015
Sandra “Sandy” Jean Flynn, of Sammamish, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2015, in Seattle at the age of 64.
Sandy was born June 21, 1951, in Jackson, Michigan, to Richard C. Gray and Dorothy Jean Kelley. She was raised in Jackson, where she graduated from Parkside High School. Sandy continued her education at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan, where she met her husband.
Sandy and Mark were married on Dec. 2, 1972. They moved from Michigan to Washington in 1980 for a one-year temporary assignment at the Hanford Project. They fell in love with the Pacific Northwest and in 1981, they relocated to the Issaquah area permanently. Read more
September 30, 2015
Monte Garrett, of Issaquah, passed peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, in his home.
Born July 31, 1952, in Oklahoma, Monte relocated from Tulsa several years ago to help his aunt and uncle, Margaret and George Davis. George passed away in 2012 and Monte stayed on as a companion to Margaret.
Monte was enamored of the Pacific Northwest. He tended the forest garden on Wildwood and was drawn to the natural beauty of the Northwest. He was devoted to the family’s German Shepherds, Peaches and Vincent, who accompanied him on treks to the ocean, rivers and mountains, especially on the Olympic Peninsula.
Monte was involved in service to the community. He assisted in the Special Olympics and became a devoted volunteer at the Seattle Aquarium, which for him was a center for learning and fellowship as well as service. He volunteered there and quickly became a knowledgeable and entertaining ambassador for sea life and the aquarium. Read more
September 25, 2015
Twenty-year veteran firefighter Michael Raymond VanDenBergh, 47, died Sept. 14, 2015, as a result of a “duty-related” cancer, which was diagnosed about five years ago.
VanDenBergh spent many of his service years in Issaquah.
September 22, 2015
Jan. 3, 1951- Sept. 10, 2015
Ted Gibbons, of Issaquah, is survived by daughters Jessica and Erika Gibbons, and numerous loving friends and relatives.