John Robert "Bob" Sharp
John Robert "Bob" Sharp, 72, of Issaquah, died on Oct. 11, 2000, at Overlake Hospital in Bellevue.
A graveside service was held on Oct.18 at the Lower Hillside Cemetery in Issaquah.
Mr. Sharp was born on Aug. 3, 1928, in Seattle, the son of John and Ida Sharp. He was raised in Issaquah and graduated from Issaquah High School.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
Mr. Sharp owned and operated a service station at Front St. and Sunset Way in downtown Issaquah for several years, and later went to work as a mechanic for Stonebridge Chevrolet. He retired as a mechanic and a part time school bus driver for Issaquah School District.
He was a member of the Issaquah Eagles.
Survivors include son John Sharp of Kent; daughters Joan Teeter and Allison Sharp, both of North Bend, and Anne Chevalier of Issaquah; and four grandchildren.
Arrangements are by Flintoft's Issaquah Funeral Home.
Angeline Anna Breznay
Memorial services for Angeline Anna Breznay of Issaquah, formerly of Thief River Falls, Minn., were Oct. 15, 2001, at Mary Queen of Peace Church. A private graveside service followed at Hillside Cemetery.
Ms. Breznay died on Oct. 9 at Providence Marianwood. She was 95.
She was born on April 30, 1906, in St. Leo, Minn., the daughter of Frank and Anna Svobodny. The family moved to Pennington County in northern Minnesota in 1912. She graduated valedictorian from Goodridge, Minn., High School. She received a rural teacher's degree, teaching two years in New Prague, Minn., and one year in northern Minnesota following her marriage.
Iva Mae Mouser
Iva Mae Mouser, of Issaquah, died on Oct. 11, 2001, at Overlake Hospital. She was 75.
A funeral service is 11 a.m. Oct. 19 at Flintofts Issaquah Funeral Home, 540 E. Sunset Way. Burial will follow in Taylorsville, Calif.
Mrs. Mouser was born on Nov. 23, 1926, in Troy, Mo., the daughter of Philip and Mildred Janie Bray. She was raised near Troy and married Gerald David Mouser in St. Louis, Mo., on Feb. 7, 1948. They owned and operated Young's Market in Taylorsville, Calif., in the early 1970's.
The family moved to Issaquah in 1975. She was a bookkeeper for many years. She was an avid antique and doll collector.
Survivors include two sons, Theodore Mouser of Mountlake Terrace and Anthony Mouser of Sammamish; and two grandchildren.
Mrs. Hermine Oles died on Oct. 4, 2001, at her home in Sammamish. She was 80.
A funeral mass for Hermine Oles was Oct. 9 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial was at Hillside Cemetery.
Mrs. Oles was born on Oct. 1, 1921, in Gehlenberg, Germany, to Herman and Katherine Jansen-Olliges. She was raised and attended school in Gehlenberg. On Dec. 21, 1948, she married Fryderick J. Oles in London, England.
She and her husband moved to California in 1951, where she worked as a homemaker and he as a cabinet maker. In 1982 they moved to Sammamish. Mrs. Oles was a member of Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church, where she participated in the 55-plus club.
In her leisure time she enjoyed gardening, playing with her pets, watching the Seattle Mariners, and spending time with family and friends.
Mrs. Oles was preceded in death by her husband in 1994.
She is survived by son Paul Oles of Sammamish; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Marguerite Louise Weitzel
Marguerite Louise Weitzel of Sammamish died Oct. 10, 2001, in Sammamish. She was 86.
A funeral mass was Oct. 13 at Mary Queen Of Peace Church.
She was born on March 28, 1915, in Covington, Ky., to Edward and Evon Buenger. She loved living in the country and riding horses. Later, when she was a teen, the family moved to Chicago where her father took a job with Wilson Jones Co. She attended Trinity High School and Rosary College in River Forest, a suburb of Chicago.
During the war years she volunteered for the Red Cross and met her husband-to-be, Bernard Weitzel, whom she married in 1947.
In 1984 they moved to the Pacific Northwest to be closer to their grandchildren. Her favorite leisure-time activities were spending time with her grandchildren, knitting, playing the piano, and vacationing in Florida.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1992 and her brothers, Edward F. and William E. Buenger.
Survivors include daughter Mary Anne Victor and husband Paul; and four grandchildren.
Remembrances may be made to the Red Cross or your favorite charity.
Myrtle A. Kattner
Myrtle A. Kattner of Issaquah died on Oct. 12, 2002, in Bellevue.
She was 97.
A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 18 at St. Monica Catholic Church, 4301 88th Ave. S.E., Mercer Island.
A committal service will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Renton.
A reception will follow.
Mrs. Kattner was born on Feb. 17, 1905, in Stevens Point, Wisc., the daughter of John and Frances Lemancik.
She was raised in Stevens Point and married Harold Kattner on June 15, 1925, in Stevens Point.
They lived in Chicago for many years and moved to Issaquah in 1979.
She was a member of St. Monica Catholic Church and the Issaquah Senior Center.
In her leisure time she enjoyed listening to music, cooking, and visiting with family and friends.
The family remembers she had a fine sense of humor throughout her lifetime.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1985, a daughter Karen in 1976 and eight siblings.
She is survived by daughter Sandra L. Hanna of Issaquah; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Glen P. Lundquist
Glen P. Lundquist, a lifelong resident of Preston, died Oct. 14, 2002, at Overlake Hospital in Bellevue.
He was 83.
Private family services were held.
Mr. Lundquist was born on May 15, 1919, in Preston.
He worked for the Boeing Co. until he retired.
Mr. Lundquist is survived by his wife, Maria, of Preston; one daughter, Susan Thurston, of Rio de Janiero, Brazil; two sons, Gregory of British Columbia and Geoffrey of Seattle; and one sister Alice Dodds of Seattle.
Violet A. Rose
Violet Anne Rose of Issaquah died Oct. 7, 2002, at the Issaquah Care Center.
She was 74.
A funeral service was Oct. 10 at Flintoft's Issaquah Funeral Home.
Mrs. Rose was born on June 30, 1928, in Cincinnati, Iowa, the daughter of John and Marie Daily.
She was raised in Cincinnati and moved to Kirkland in 1944.
In her leisure time she enjoyed embroidering, reading, garage sales and spending time with her granddaughters.
She moved to the Hutchinson House in Issaquah in 1986.
Survivors include daughter Jane C. Dennis of Issaquah; two sisters, Lois Larson of Everett and Margaret Hinz of Puyallup; two brothers, Charles Daily of Kirkland and James Daily of Phoenix, Ariz.; and three granddaughters.
Patricia A. Thompson
Patricia Ann Thompson of Issaquah died Oct. 13, 2002, at the Kindred Hospital in Seattle. She was 77.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 17 at Flintoft's Issaquah Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery.
A reception will follow at the family home.
Mrs. Thompson was born on March 25, 1925, in Tacoma, the daughter of Samuel and Vivian Cooper.
She was raised in Tacoma and Terre Haute, Ind., and graduated from Honey Creek High School in Terre Haute.
The family moved to Issaquah in 1950 and on June 20, 1953, she married Hugh Thompson in Issaquah.
She was a secretary at Issaquah Junior High for 21 years.
She served on the Issaquah Cemetery Board for many years.
She was a life member of the Century Chapter #66 Order of Eastern Star and a member of Children's Hospital Issaquah Guild.
She enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family.
Survivors include her husband; son Neal Thompson of Seattle; daughter Kristi Thompson of Portland, Ore.; a brother, Jerry Cooper of Seattle; and two grandchildren.
Remembrances may be made to Children's Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 5371, Mail Stop CL 04, Seattle, WA 98105.
June M. Wheeler
June M. Wheeler, formerly of Bellevue, died Oct. 10, 2002, in her Anchorage home.
She was 82.
A graveside service was held Oct. 15 at the Upper Hillside Cemetery in Issaquah.
Mrs. Wheeler was born on Dec. 11, 1919, in Seattle, the daughter of Earl and Florence Noah.
She married Myron Wheeler in 1943. She and her husband moved to Bellevue in 1952.
They owned and operated Wheelers Cleaners in Issaquah from 1954 to 1962.
He preceded her in death on Nov. 26, 1998.
Mrs. Wheeler moved to Anchorage, Alaska, in July to be closer to her daughter, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She, along with granddaughter Melodie and her family, drove the Al-Can highway.
This was the longest trip Mrs. Wheeler had taken in a number of years and the family said that she enjoyed the trip immensely.
Mrs. Wheeler is survived by her daughter, Darleen Masanes of Anchorage; brother Robert Noah of Paradise, Calif.; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Joann M. Cumpton
Joann M. Cumpton of Issaquah died Sept.18, 2002, at home. She was 64 years old.
Ms. Cumpton was born on Sept. 22, 1937, in Omak to Harmon and Reta Hutchins.
She was raised in Omak and attended schools in Centralia.
Ms. Cumpton is survived by her daughters, Koni Jo Jeremica of Issaquah, Simone Salvo of Wellington, Nev., and Desiree Wilkey of Charleston, S.C.; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Jack A. Fisher
Jack A. Fisher of Issaquah died Sept. 22, 2002, at home.
He was 78.
A reception will be held 1-3 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Moose Lodge in North Bend.
Mr. Fisher was born on Feb. 28, 1924, in Centralia, the son of F.H. and Martha Fisher.
He was raised in Peshastin and graduated from Auburn High School.
During World War II he served in the U.S. Army.
He worked in construction for Morrison Knudtson Construction Co.
He worked in New Zealand, Hawaii and Alaska.
He lived in the Snoqualmie Valley from 1967 until 1990, when he moved to Issaquah.
From 1966 to 1987 he worked at Echo Glen as a counselor.
He worked at Ernst Hardware in Issaquah for several years.
At the time of his death he was working for Burns Security at the Weyerhaeuser gate in Snoqualmie.
In his leisure time he enjoyed traveling, camping, rafting, cross country skiing and fishing.
Survivors include sons Scott A. Fisher and Terry A. Fisher of Issaquah and Mark R. Fisher of Omak; a sister, Rae Neff of Puyallup; his companion, Alice Swanson of Issaquah; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
John C. Morgan
John C. Morgan of Issaquah died Sept. 29, 2002, at Overlake Hospital in Bellevue.
He was 79 years old.
At his request no services will be held.
Mr. Morgan was born on Sept. 18, 1923, in St. Louis, Mo., the son of Donald and Olive Morgan.
He was raised in Overland, Missouri and graduated from Overland High School.
At the age of 17, Mr. Morgan joined the Navy and attended Naval Hospital Corpsman School in Mare Island, Calif.
During the invasion of Guadalcanal, Mr. Morgan served as a hospital corpsman with the First Marine Division.
He later attended V-12 Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pa., and then Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., and the U.S. Naval School at Bethesda, Md.
Following the war, Mr. Morgan worked for the Upjohn Co. for several years prior to moving to Issaquah in 1977.
At that time he went to work for Asplundh Tree Expert Co. in the Infred Division and retired in 1988.
On Aug. 19, 1983, he married Adeline M. Smithers in Redmond.
Mr. Morgan was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 676 of Glenside, Pa., the American Legion in Bangor, Maine, Issaquah Fraternal Order of Eagles #3054, and the Myrtle Lodge #108 Free and Accepted Masons of Issaquah.
Mr. Morgan enjoyed hunting and fishing and at the time of his death had just finished writing a book.
Mr. Morgan is survived by his wife Adeline of Issaquah; daughters Bonnie A. Hess of Las Cruces, N.M., and Donna L. Schutt of Walnut Creek, Calif.; stepsons Clarence Norman of Seattle and Darrell Norman of Montana; sister Jean Chapman of Pawleys Island, S.C.; and three grandchildren.
Mary Jane (Logan) Nepsund
Mary Jane (Logan) Nepsund, a former longtime resident of Issaquah, died Sept. 23, 2002, in her Sequim home after a long illness.
She was 50 years old.
A funeral service was held Sept. 27 at Flintoft's Issaquah Funeral Home.
Ms. Nepsund was born on April 4, 1952, in Boise, Idaho, the daughter of Welby and Esther McKee.
When she was a young child the family moved to North Hollywood, Calif., where she attended school.
When she moved to the Northwest she had several jobs, including at Bell Industries in Redmond.
In addition, she was employed as a certified nursing assistant and as a phlebotomist.
In her leisure time Ms. Nepsund enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren, drawing, working cross stitch and caring for her birds.
She is survived by two daughters, Carol Walker of Sequim and Tina Logan of Seattle; sisters Judy Libenow of Sequim and Betty Behrens and Rita Simpson, both of California; and two granddaughters.