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WASHINGTON - King County - Miscellaneous Issaquah Area Obituaries - 11

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Date: Thursday, 17 September 2009, at 2:42 p.m.

Jacob D. Page
Jacob Douglas Page died Sept. 24, 2002, at his home in Sammamish.
He was 17.
A memorial service was Sept. 28 at Sammamish Presbyterian Church.
Jacob was born Nov. 24, 1984, in Bellevue, the son of Stephen and Marsue Page.
He was raised in Sammamish and was a senior at Skyline High School.
Energetic and spirited, Jacob was a member of the varsity football team at Skyline.
Jacob, a member of Scout Troup 677, earned his Eagle Scout Award in May of 2001.
He will be lovingly remembered by his family and classmates.
Survivors include his parents of Sammamish and sister Kelsey Page of Sammamish.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests remembrances to the Jacob Douglas Page Athletic Scholarship Fund.
The fund will benefit students at Skyline High School.
Donations may be made at any Washington Mutual branch.

Kenneth C. Johnson
Former Issaquah resident Kenneth C. Johnson, 85, died Sept. 18, 1999, at his Monroe home.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sept. 25 at Purdy Kerr Funeral Home, 4109 West Main Street, in Monroe.
Internment follows at IOOF Cemetery in Monroe.
He was born Dec. 12, 1913, in Dagmar, Mont., the son of James and Thora Johnson.
Mr. Johnson moved to Washington in 1933 where he was employed on farms in the Duvall and Carnation area.
He moved to Issaquah in 1935, where he met Kathleen Baker. The couple married Dec. 4, 1935, and lived here until 1994 when they moved to Monroe. Mr. Johnson was employed by the Weyerhaeuser mill in Snoqualmie and Isaacson Steel in Seattle as a mechanic and machinist. He retired in 1975.
During leisure hours, he enjoyed flying radio controlled airplanes, golfing and woodworking. He built five grandfather clocks for family members.
Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Thora Martinez of Colorado, Karol Adams of Kirkland, Kay Hobby and her husband, Steve, of Bothell; three sisters, Selma Kneeland and Irma Berlin, both of Monroe, and Vera Carlson of Arlington; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lola Mae, in 1942 and a son, Paul James, in 1955.
Remembrances are suggested to hospice or cancer research.
Arrangements are by Purdy Kerr Funeral Home.

Robert Refvem
Former Preston resident Robert L. Refvem, 66, died Sept. 2, 1999, in Santa Fe, N. M.
A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Sept. 27 at Flintoft's Issaquah Funeral Home.
He was born Dec. 25, 1933 in Frankfurt, S.D., the son of Loren and Lois Refvem. He was raised in Preston and Spokane.
Mr. Refvem graduated from North Central High School in Spokane.
During the Korean War, he served in the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Refvem was a gifted bronze sculptor whose work is treasured by collectors nationwide.
Survivors include his parents, Lois Stoen of Lacey and Loren Refvem of Glendale, Ariz.; a son, Robert Refvem of Bainbridge Island; a brother, Doug Refvem of Issaquah; and three grandchildren.
Arrangements are by Flintoft's Issaquah Funeral Home.

Tessabelle E. Seth
Former Issaquah resident Tessabelle E. Seth, 81, died Sept. 18, 1999, at the Canterbury Rehabilitation Center in Auburn.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Sept. 24, at Flintoft's Issaquah Funeral Home. Visitation is from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 23.
She was born Sept. 30, 1917, in Poplar, Mont., the daughter of Herbert and Dena Seth. She was raised in Renton and moved to Issaquah in 1955.
During World War II, Ms. Seth was employed at Pacific Car and Foundry.
She made her home in Issaquah until 1996 when she moved to Kent and later to Auburn.
Ms. Seth was a member of the Black Diamond Senior Center and Eastridge Christian Assembly in Issaquah.
During leisure time, she enjoyed gardening, sewing, family and friends. Survivors include a brother, George Seth of Seattle; two nieces, Darlene Guthrie of Rio Linda, Calif., and Donna Slette of Maple Valley.
Arrangements are by Flintoft's Issaquah Funeral Home.

Donna M. Graver
Former Issaquah resident Donna May Graver, 62, died on Aug. 3, 1999, in Cle Elum.
A memorial service was conducted on Aug. 6 at the Cle Elum First Assembly of God Church.
She was born on May 31, 1937, the daughter of Johnny and Alice Ervig. On Jan. 8, 1955, she married Charles W. Graver in Bremerton.
In the 1970s, the couple moved to a home on Tiger Mountain until four years ago when they moved to Cle Elum.
Mrs. Graver was a homemaker and employed for a short while at the Issaquah Care Center.
The couple were members of the Tahoma Assembly of God Church.
During leisure time, Mrs. Graver enjoyed her family, gardening, crafting and travel.
Survivors include her husband; children, Chuck Graver Jr., Ron Graver, Carl Graver, Doug Graver, Becky Lopez, Bill Morency and Lorraine Morency; foster daughter, Ruth Adams; her mother of Issaquah; two sisters, Betty Thompson of Nevada and Sally Boucher of Utah; and 13 grandchildren.
Arrangements are by Cascade Funeral Home in Cle Elum.

Irene M. Hansen
Issaquah resident Irene Marie Hansen, 90, died Aug. 2, 1999, at Overlake Hospital Medical Center in Bellevue.
At her request no services will be conducted.
She was born July 16, 1909, in Kenosha, Wisc., the daughter of William and Jennie Rexine. She was raised and educated in Kenosha.
In 1936, she married Francis Hansen in Kenosha. They remained in Kenosha where they raised four children.
In 1984, the couple moved to Issaquah to be near a son.
During younger years, Mrs. Hansen enjoyed tennis and always loved spending time with her family.
Survivors include two sons, Hugh Hansen and his wife, Sally, of Issaquah, and Don Hansen and his wife, Molly, of San Francisco; two daughters, Jean Johnson of San Jose, Calif., and Carol Wall and husband, Jim, of Antioch, Calif.; a sister, Alice Wigton, of Oak Park, Ill.; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are by Flintoft's Issaquah Funeral Home.

Mabel C. Scheda
Issaquah resident Mabel Cecilia Scheda, 91, died Aug. 1, 1999, in Seattle. Graveside services were Aug. 5 at Greenwood Memorial Park.
Mrs. Scheda was born in Enumclaw April 4, 1908. She married John Scheda in 1927.
She was a homemaker and member of May Valley Alliance Church.
During lesiure time, Mrs. Sheda enjoyed crocheting, teaching Sunday school, and tending vegetable and flower gardens.
Survivors include three sons, Herbert J. Scheda of Issaquah, Arthur Scheda of Renton and John C. Scheda of Issaquah; six daughters Evelyn L. Bonwell of Renton, Anna M. Young of Sunnyside, Marjorie Devine of Renton, Marilyn Charlton of Ellensburg, Eleanor Meyer of Burbank and Nancy Olson of Tacoma; 29 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1993.
Arrangements are by Greenwood Funeral Home.

Leonard Cooke
Leonard Cooke, 71, of Issaquah, died on May 31, 2001, at the Issaquah Care Center.
Born April 20, 1930, he was the son of English immigrants William and Elsie Cooke. He was raised in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and graduated from Sir George William College. He emigrated to Los Angeles soon after and became a U.S. citizen.
He worked as a manufacturing engineer for a variety of companies including Mattel Toys, Schick Safety Razor, Cheesborough Ponds, United States Surgical Corporation and Berol Pencils.
Mr. Cooke retired in 1995 but continued to pursue a part-time career as a consultant. He moved to this area in 1996. Mr. Cooke volunteered as a coach for little league and hockey teams.
He is survived by sons David Cooke of Issaquah and Lt. Cmdr. Leonard Cooke, stationed in Mississippi; and his brother Bob and sister Mary, both of Vancouver, B.C.
No formal services will be held.

Norman Russell Hamilton
Norman Russell Hamilton, 82, of Issaquah, died on May 25, 2001, at his home after a brief battle with cancer.
Funeral services were held on June 1 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Bellevue.
Mr. Hamilton was born on May 10, 1929, in Moorhead, Minn., the son of John and Amy Hamilton.
He married Kay Maxine Girard on April 11, 1953, in Wenatchee.
Mr. Hamilton graduated from Stanford University with a bachelor of arts degree in economics. He worked with his father in the fruit business in Wenatchee until later becoming an area manager and instructor for Dale Carnegie Courses. The career change took Mr. Hamilton and his family to Hong Kong for two years.
Upon his return to the United States, his family settled in Issaquah where he built and operated hotels.
Mr. Hamilton was a member of Rotary International, maintaining perfect weekly attendance for more than 44 years. He also was active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and recently served a mission at the Polynesian Cultural Center in Hawaii.
In his leisure hours, Mr. Hamilton enjoyed snow skiing, drama, music and percussion. He was an Eagle Scout and led many Boy Scout troops throughout the past 40 years. He also was a certified ski instructor.
Survivors include his wife; brother John Hamilton of Lyngby, Denmark; sons Kevin and his wife Claudia Hamilton of Agoura Hills, Calif., Brian and his wife Kim Hamilton of Issaquah, and Blake and his wife Melony Hamilton of Salt Lake City, Utah; daughters Melanie and her husband David Keith of American Fork, Utah, and Susan and her husband Steven Balkman of Issaquah; and 24 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Marjorie Culp, and brother Gordon Hamilton.
Remembrances are suggested to the Norman R. Hamilton Polynesian Cultural Center Scholarship Fund for Polynesian Students at any Washington Mutual branch or mailed to 5611 221st Ave. S.E., Issaquah, WA 98027.

Dorothy B. Johnson
Dorothy B. Johnson, 81, of Issaquah, died on May 30, 2001, at Overlake Hospital in Bellevue.
A memorial service was held on June 5 at Flintoft's Issaquah Funeral Home.
Mrs. Johnson was born on Jan. 27, 1920, in Havre, Mont., the daughter of Franklin and Nellie Borst. She was raised in Oroville and graduated from Oroville High School. She continued her education by taking many courses from community colleges. She moved to Seattle in 1938.
She married Walter Vincent Johnson on May 31, 1941, in Oroville. She and her husband moved to Issaquah in 1957.
During her working career she was employed by the Social Security Board, the War Department, the Tahoma School District, and for the 17 years prior to her retirement she was employed by Isaacson Steel Company. She also was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Albert Larson Post 2346 VFW.
In her leisure time Mrs. Johnson enjoyed gardening, reading, machine knitting and designing, sewing, cooking and helping others.
Survivors include son James F. Johnson of Tomball, Texas; sister Betty Roberts of Oroville; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1996.
Remembrances are suggested to Children's Hospital Foundation in lieu of flowers.

Howard T. Koshi
Howard T. Koshi, 54, of Sammamish died on June 2, 2001, at home.
A memorial service was held on June 5 at Flintoft's Issaquah Funeral Home.
Mr. Koshi was born on June 9, 1946, in Denver, Colo., the son of John and Fumi Koshi. He was raised in Denver where he graduated from high school.
He earned a bachelor of science degree from the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colo.
He served with the U.S. Army in Germany and Vietnam. He lived in Sidney, Neb., for 18 years, where he worked for The Egging Co.
Mr. Koshi went to work for Caterpiller Co. in Wamego, Kan., and moved to Sammamish in 1996.
Mr. Koshi was an avid golfer. He also enjoyed traveling; he had visited nearly all of the national parks in the United States.
He is survived by his life partner, Libby Irving of Sammamish; sons Rick Koshi of Sunnyvale, Calif., and Kris Koshi of Denver; daughter Melinda Koshi of Eugene, Ore.; his mother of Denver; sister Pearl Koshi of Manassa, Colo.; and brother Takashi Koshi of Honolulu.

Mary June Naud
Mary June Naud, 78, of Issaquah, died on June 1, 2001 in Bellevue. A memorial mass will be held at 2 p.m. June 8 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 220 Mountain Park Blvd. S.W.
Mrs. Naud was born on Sept. 30, 1922, in Seattle, the daughter of John and Florence Ingebretson. She was raised in Seattle and graduated from Holy Angels Academy in Ballard.
On May 14, 1948, she married Dick Naud in Seattle. The family moved to the High Valley area of Issaquah in 1968.
She was an active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, serving as music director and as a dedicated participant in the CCD program. In her leisure time she enjoyed knitting, wood carving, music and spending time with her friends and family.
Survivors include her husband; son Brian Naud; daughter Mary H. Kent; sister Catherine Thompson; brother John Ingebretson; and seven grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Steven Naud in 1993.
In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to a charity of your choice.

Harold W. Winslow
Harold W. Winslow, 79, of Issaquah, died on June 5, 2001, as the result of an accident at his home.
A memorial service was held on June 3 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Issaquah. A committal service with military honors was held on June 5 at Tahoma National Cemetery in Maple Valley.
Mr. Winslow was born on June 30, 1921, in Riverside, the son of Gale and Bertha Winslow. He graduated from Bellingham High School in 1940. He attended Western Washington College for three years and Washington State University for three years. He earned bachelor's degrees in science and education as well as a master's degree in education.
He served as a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II from 1942 to 1945. He spent 30 months in the South Pacific where he was part of the invasion forces in Guam, Okinawa and the Marshall Islands.
He married Myrtle J. Melland on June 30, 1945, in Bellingham. They moved to Issaquah in 1965. In June 2000 the couple celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary.
He taught for six years at South Kitsap High School, for two years at Western Washington University, and for 17 years with the Highline School District. He also served as director of outdoor education at Camp Waskowitz in North Bend.
Mr. Winslow was an active member of The Gideons International, serving as local president, area coordinator and new member instructor for Western Washington. He was also an active member and Sunday school teacher at Our Savior Lutheran Church. He also served on boards at Trinity Lutheran College and LOMA, Center for Renewal.
Survivors include son Gary of Riviera Beach, Fla.; daughters Wendy Winslow Bachman and Jenny Winslow Petty of Maple Valley; sisters Dorothy Melland and Mary Gloppen of Bellingham, Francis Sudduth of Santa Rosa, Calif., and Imogene Forbes of Mukilteo; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife in October 2000.
Remembrances are suggested to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 1272, Issaquah, WA 98027 or to the Growing to Serve Campaign of Our Savior Lutheran Church.

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