Category Archives: Obituaries

Jan Dell Nyquist

Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, Jan Dell Dickey Nyquist, was born on February 27, 1934, the only child of D. M. and Katherine Terry Dickey in Sherman, TX and died surrounded by her family on August 30, 2017 from complications of stroke. After high school in Pampa, TX, Jan began a life of […]

Donald Nyquist

Donald Irving Nyquist March 1, 1934— August 21, 2017 Beloved husband, father, and grandfather died of complications of Parkinson’s Disease.  Born on the high plains in Great Falls, Montana on March 1, 1934, Don was always a country boy at heart. The eldest of three sons born to Edna and Irv Nyquist, he spent summers […]

Ruth Foster

Ruth Foster, 87, passed away July 13, 2017 in Kirkland, WA. She was born April 15, 1930 in Butte, MT to Thure and Anna (Linden) Johnson. While married to her husband of 56 years, Clarence Foster, the couple lived in Butte, Billings, Helena, Denver CO. and Missoula. She will be remembered for her steadfast Christian […]

Gladys Pyke

Gladys PYKE (Davey) 85, passed peacefully in her sleep on Sat., June 17, 2017 in Woodinville, WA.  She was born Sep. 23, 1931 in Dundas, Ontario, to Wilfred and Gladys Davey.  After completing high school and attending teacher’s college, she taught kindergarten and 1st Grade for three years before marrying her high school sweetheart, Ronald […]

Paul Aardsma

Paul William Aardsma, 91, peacefully entered the presence of his Lord April 29, 2017 at his home in Everett, Washington with family members present.  He was born Dec. 28, 1925 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Allen & Clara Aardsma. Paul and Doris were married on August 16, 1952. He earned his Masters in Sociology from […]

Laurine Ethel Dillon

Laurine Ethel Dillon Laurine Dillon, 97, passed away March 20, 2017 in Seattle.  She was born March 21, 1919 in Balaton, Minnesota to Wilhelm and Alfhild Hommerberg. A Graveside Service was held on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Washington Memorial Park in SeaTac, WA. Arrangements under the care of Chapel of the Resurrection Funeral Home, […]

Evert Erling Tornfelt

Evert Erling TORNFELT Rev. Evert Erling Tornfelt went to be with the Lord April 2, 2017 at his home in Redmond, WA. Born in Cleveland, OH on October 13, 1926 to Erling R. Tornfelt and Anna Marie (Tiderman) Tornfelt. He moved with his parents to Ely, MN, where he attended elementary school.  Graduating from Ely […]

Arvel Shipley

Arvel Emmert Shipley “Absent from the body, present with the lord” Arvel Emmert Shipley, 87, went to his heavenly home on Saturday, March 4th, 2017.  Arvel was born on May 13th, 1929 in Loyston, Tennessee to Dewey C. Shipley and Barbara E. Beeler-Shipley.  He was the third of twelve children.  His childhood was spent growing […]

Bonnie Muller

Bonnie Marie MULLER Bonnie Muller, 67, passed away March 2, 2017 in Kirkland, WA. She was born June 7, 1949 in Colorado Springs, CO to Lloyd and LeAnna White.

Ruth “Alice” Hiatt

Ruth Alice HIATT Ruth Alice Van Hook was born in Ogden Township, Illinois on March 20th, 1926 to Robert and Hettie Van Hook. Her birthplace was a two-room log house with dirt floors and no indoor plumbing. She had an older sister, Frances, and later two brothers, Dean and Dale. The rats were so bad […]