A memorial service for Glenn Goulding, of Sequim, was held March 10 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church with the Rev. Robert Rhoads presiding.
Mr. Goulding died March 6, 2001. He was 70.
He was born June 20, 1930, in San Diego, Calif., to Joseph Alton and Ruth Hill Goulding. After graduating from San Diego High School, he followed his father into the tuna fishing trade.
Mr. Goulding served with the U.S. Army in Korea in 1951. He was wounded and received an honorable discharge.
After his military service, he enrolled at Cornell University where he majored in hotel administration.
He and Pat Duffy married Nov. 21, 1957, in Cleveland.
Mr. Goulding began his hotel administration career at the Hotel del Coronado, in Coronado, Calif.
He changed careers, purchasing and operating two Fed Mart grocery/general merchandise franchises in Southern California. For 20 years he was in the health-food business, owning a chain of stores. His last business was Healthmaker, in downtown San Diego and San Marcos, Calif.
Mr. Goulding retired to Sequim in 1993.
In addition to his wife at the family home, Mr. Goulding is survived by sons Robert Goulding, of Lakeside, Calif., James Goulding, of Issaquah, and Alex Goulding, of San Diego; sister Letitia Estes, of San Diego; and five grandchildren.
Drennan & Ford Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Richard Charles Manning
Richard Charles Manning, formerly of Sequim, died March 8, 2001, in Pasadena, Texas. Mr. Manning was 81.
He was born Dec. 25, 1919, in Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
He graduated from the University of British Columbia with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering.
Mr. Manning lived in Sequim for 18 years and also lived in Montrose, Colo.
He served as an officer with the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II.
In 1950, Mr. Manning was employed by Shell, in Gardena, Calif. In 1954, he was transferred to Shell Chemical Company, in Pasadena, Texas. He retired in 1978 from Shell's Houston office.
Mr. Manning is survived by his wife, Margaret Joyce Manning; daughter Melanie Zoch; sons Richard Manning, David Manning, Scott Manning and Paul Manning; sisters Shirley Goudrey and Moyra Kirkland, of Canada; and eight grandchildren.
Memorial gifts may be made to the American Heart Association.
Grand View Funeral Home of Pasadena, Texas, was in charge of arrangements.
Arvin Eo Eckley
A memorial service for Arvin Eo Eckley, of Port Angeles, was held March 12 at Drennan & Ford Funeral Home. Bishop Bill Green and Maj. George Bawden presided.
Mr. Eckley died March 9, 2001. He was 81.
He was born in Spokane Dec. 17, 1919, to Earl Emmerson and Stella Gladys Thompson Eckley.
He married Jean Bell-Eckley Feb. 14, 1986 in Sequim. Mrs. Bell-Eckley preceded him in death Sept. 29, 1998.
Mr. Eckley served as a seaman first class with the U.S. Coast Guard in World War II.
Mr. Eckley was an iron worker.
He was a member of the Iron Workers/Metal Industry Union, Sequim Elks Lodge 2642, YMCA Exercise Club and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
He bowled on Sequim and Port Angeles bowling leagues and was active with the Family History Center at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Mr. Eckley is survived by sons J. Earl Eckley, of Arlington, and Ernest J. Eckley, of Everett; daughters Stella L. Eckley and Zella M. Brown, both of Seattle; brother Marion Eckley, of Salt Lake City, Utah; sister Frances Eckley, of Anchorage, Alaska; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Parkinson Disease Foundation, 650 W. 168th St., New York, N.Y., 10032-9982; the Salvation Army, P.O. Box 2229, Port Angeles, 98362; or the LDS Family History Center, 1807 Nancy Lane, Port Angeles, 98362.
Drennan & Ford Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
David Elmer Wilder
A graveside committal service for David Elmer Wilder, of Sequim, is planned for 1 p.m. today, March 21, at Dungeness Cemetery. Father Thomas Beattie will preside.
Mr. Wilder died March 16, 2001. He was 74.
He was born Sept. 4, 1926, in Port Angeles, to Elmer Martin and Margueritte Evelina Blais Wilder. The family moved from Port Angeles to the Kelso area, where Mr. Wilder grew up.
He and Dolores Wohlsein married Aug. 23, 1946 in Reno., Nev.
Mr. Wilder served with the U.S. Air Force during World War II, servicing B29s as an airplane mechanic. After the war he returned to Port Angeles and worked for Davidson & Lannoye as an auto mechanic. He later owned the Race Street Auto Parts store.
Mr. Wilder was involved in the Cursillo movement with the Catholic Church and he was a Eucharistic minister and usher. He was a member of Queen of Angels Catholic Church and the Dry Creek Grange.
Mr. Wilder was a private pilot with his own plane, and he was first mate on the Sea Scout's boat. He taught classes in auto mechanics for women at Peninsula College and loved water skiing and deep sea fishing.
In addition to his wife at the family home, Mr. Wilder is survived by daughters Irene Wilder Bramlett, of Abilene, Texas, and Fern Wilder Flatau, of Poulsbo; sisters Fern Cahill, of Port Angeles, Peggy Essman, of Sequim, Mary Kling, of Elma, and Suzanna Loan, of Port Angeles; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Mr. Wilder was preceded in death by sister Charlotte Wilson.
Memorial gifts may be made to a favorite charity.
Sequim Valley Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
Karl Newcome Kunze
At his request, no service is planned for Karl Newcome Kunze, formerly of Sequim.
Mr. Kunze died March 10, 2001, in Edmonds. He was 91.
He was born Nov. 7, 1909, in Los Gatos, Calif., and lived in Sequim for many years. His last Sequim residence was Prairie Springs assisted-living facility.
Mr. Kunze is survived by stepdaughter Joelene Osborn; her six children and six grandchildren; and his cousin Viola DeLeone.
Mr. Kunze was preceded in death by his first and second wives, Olive Kunze and Winifred Kunze.
Beck's Funeral Home of Edmonds was in charge of arrangements.
Eugene F. Sanders
At his request, no service is planned for Eugene F. "Gene" Sanders, formerly of Sequim.
Mr. Sanders died March 1, 2001, in Santa Maria, Calif. He was 85.
He was born July 6, 1915, on the Sacramento Oil Lease in Kern County, Calif., to Victor W. and Mabel Cope Sanders. He graduated from Kern County Union High School in 1933 and went into the California Conservation Corps, where he worked in the medical office until 1936.
Mr. Sanders served in the U.S. Army infantry. He was one of the first construction workers to go to Greenland to build the Thule Air Force Base there, spending two and one-half years on that site.
He established a fertilizer/soil amendment company in Santa Maria, Calif., where he worked until retiring in 1979.
He and his wife, Eldyne, married in 1957.
Mr. Sanders was a member of Kiwanis in Bakersfield and Santa Maria, Calif., and held a 25-year perfect attendance record. He served on the Santa Barbara grand jury and on the human services commission.
For several years, Mr. Sanders had his own dance band.
He will be remembered for the many hours he volunteered with the May Grisham School kindergarten classes and his patience and caring manner with the children.
The Sanderses moved to Sequim in 1988 and returned to Santa Maria in 2000.
Mr. Sanders was a self-taught wood-turner, winning many awards in Washington, Oregon and California. He preferred using exotic woods, and turnings made of burls were his specialty. He sold his works in art galleries in Washington and California.
In addition to his wife at the family home, Mr. Sanders is survived by daughters Penelope Manton, Susan Specht, Pamela Laib, Candi Hudson and Cindy Sanders; brother Kenneth Sanders; half-brothers Harry Sanders and Don Sanders; half-sister Margaret Stephens; "chosen" children Jeanne Sanders, Ninette Brintz, Francisco Munoz, Maria Munoz and Jeanne Murakami; many nieces and nephews and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his older brother J. Howard Sanders and younger brother Morris Sanders and his "chosen" son John Goodwin.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Marion Hospice of Santa Maria, Calif.