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Aldene Keil
Aldene P. Keil, 71, of Bremerton died May 15, 1998, at University Hospital in Seattle. She was born Sept. 22, 1926, in Wichita, Kan. In 1964, she married Everett Keil in Billings, Mont. Mrs. Keil was a schoolteacher in Kansas and then a bookkeeper in Montana and Washington. Survivors include two daughters, Melody Gary and Mavi Jones, both of Bremerton; one brother, Robert Poe of Milton, Kan.; three sisters, Dorothy Hopper of Wichita, Kan., Doris Jones of McCracken, Kan., and Betty Henry of Ness City, Kan.; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1990. At her request, there will be no services. Arrangements are under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel.

Thomas Cain
Thomas E. Cain Sr., 61, of Port Orchard died May 13, 1998, in Port Orchard. He was born Aug. 17, 1936, in Greenville, S.C. He is a high school graduate. On June 19, 1958, he married Marianne Halffman in Seattle. Mr. Cain served 28 years as a chief in the Navy. After his retirement, he worked as a rigger for Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. Survivors include his wife; a son, Thomas Jr. of Bremerton; a daughter, Connie Henderson of Suquamish; two brothers, Lewis and Charles, both of Greenville; three sisters, Geraldine Means, Sylvia Brannon and Cheryl Cooper, all of Greenville; and one grandchild. A memorial service was held on May 16 at Miller-Woodlawn Funeral Home.

Hazel Alford
Hazel B. Alford, 92, of Waco, Texas, died May 18, 1998, at a local Texas hospital. She was born Jan. 22, 1906, in Burnett, Texas. Ms. Alford was a retired beautician. Survivors include a brother, John Alford of Bremerton; two nephews, Gary and Tony Alford; two nieces, Francine Caplan and Carol Pyle of Weatherford, Texas; and several great nieces and nephews. Services will be 10:30 a.m. May 20 at Beverly Hills Baptist Church in Waco. The Rev. Carrol Hambrick will officiate. Graveside service will be at 3:30 p.m. May 20 at Richland Springs Cemetery in Richland Springs. Arrangements are under the direction of Heritage Memorial Funeral Home. Donations may be made to Beverly Hills Baptist Church, 4112 Memorial Drive, Waco, TX 76711 or Friends for Life, P.O. Box 23491, Waco, TX 76702.

Jay Dunlap
Jay Leonard Dunlap, 51, of Bremerton died May 18, 1998, at Group Health Hospital in Redmond. He was born Jan. 12, 1947, in Bremerton. He graduated from West High School in 1966. On March 8, 1981, he married Patty Worth in Bremerton. Mr. Dunlap served in the Army from 1969 to 1971. Later, he worked as a commercial fisherman. Survivors include two sons, William and Jaymes of the family home in Bremerton; one brother, Jim of Olympia; and one sister, Kathy Lowery of Port Orchard. Visitation will be from noon to 6 p.m. May 21, and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 22, at Lewis Funeral Chapel. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. May 22, at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, at 11th and Veneta in Bremerton. Memorials may be made to the University of Washington Medical Center, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Lung Transplant Research, P.O. Box 356310, Seattle, WA 98195.

Ida Moeller
Ida "Eda" Caroline (Anderson) Moeller, 78, of Bremerton died May 19, 1998, at Bremerton Convalescent Center. She was born June 8, 1919, in Silverdale. She graduated from Central Kitsap High School. On Dec. 8, 1939, she married George Moeller in Silverdale. Survivors include one son, George of Fernandina Beach, Fla.; two daughters, Ingrid Baker of Bremerton and Cheri Hansen of Tacoma; and seven grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1988. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. May 21 at Miller-Woodlawn Funeral Chapel. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Remembrances may be made to Harrison Memorial Hospital.

Carola Gladson
Carola F. "Cary" Gladson, 90, of Port Orchard died May 18, 1998, at Ridgemont Terrace Nursing Home. She was born May 9, 1908, in Marshfield, Wis. On Aug. 4, 1929, she married Gordon V. Gladson in Seattle. Mrs. Gladson worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Harrison Memorial Hospital for most of her working life, retiring in 1965. Survivors include one daughter, Vivian Harris of Port Orchard; one brother, Don Edwards of New York; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services will be held at 2 p.m. May 22 at Rill Chapel in Port Orchard. Arrangements are under the direction of Pendleton-Gilchrist Funeral Home at Rill Chapel.

JoAnn Olason
JoAnn Olason of Belfair died May 14, 1998, in Bremerton, the day after her 49th birthday. She was born May 13, 1949, in Bemidji, Minn. She graduated from West High School in Bremerton in 1967. She worked for U S West Communications and most recently at Lumberman's Building Center. Her husband, Ken, died Nov. 25 at age 55. Survivors include her mother, Gladys Keyes, and two brothers, Jerry and Aaron Keyes, all of Bremerton, and her sister, Betty Goodrow of Port Orchard. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. May 21 at Miller-Woodlawn Funeral Home in Bremerton. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 2383, Bremerton, WA 98310.

Lyle Markhart
Lyle Manly Markhart, 89, died May 14, 1998, at Kelsy Creek Hospice. He graduated from the University of Washington. Mr. Markhart was a decorated veteran of World War II. Later, he worked as a Certified Public Accountant. He held a position as professor of statistics and accounting at Seattle Community College, from which he was retired for 24 years. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Carmalita; his children, Carmalita, Lyle Jr., Jan, and Jodi; and his brother, Clifford. At his request, there will be no services. Arrangements are under the direction of Bleitz Funeral Home.

Aldene Kell
Aldene P. Kell, 71, of Bremerton died May 15, 1998, at University Hospital in Seattle. She was born Sept. 22, 1926, in Wichita, Kan. In 1964, she married Everett Kell in Billings, Mont. Mrs. Kell was a schoolteacher in Kansas and then a bookkeeper in Montana and Washington. Survivors include two daughters, Melody Gary and Mavl Jones, both of Bremerton; one brother, Robert Poe of Milton, Kan.; three sisters, Dorothy Hopper of Wichita, Kan., Doris Jones of McCracken, Kan., and Betty Henry of Ness City, Kan.; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1990. At her request, there will be no services. Arrangements are under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel.

Aileen Miller
Aileen Eleanor Miller, 84, of Silverdale died May 15, 1998, at Crista Shores. She was born Feb. 6, 1914, in Bandon, Ore. On July 15, 1931, she married Breece Miller. Survivors include one son, Richard of Dublin, Calif.; two daughters, Marian Bernhardt of Bremerton and Marjorie Deeds of Port Orchard; her twin sister, Maxine Stikney of Mount Vernon; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1976. At her request, there will be no services. Arrangements are under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 718 Lebo Blvd., Bremerton, WA 98310.

Ruby Champeness
Ruby E. Champeness, 68, of Bainbridge Island died May 14, 1998, at Virginia Mason. She was born Oct. 6, 1929, in Kamiah, Idaho. She was a high school graduate. Mrs. Champeness worked as a travel agent for 20 years. Survivors include her husband, Hal; one daughter, Kristin Kuhlman of Arlington; three brothers, James Osborne of Kamiah, Idaho, Everett "Ozzie" Osborne of Dallas, and Elmer "Nick" Osborne of Federal Way; one sister, Nancy Lanz of Arlington; and two grandchildren. At her request, there will be no services. Arrangements are under the direction of Kass Funeral Home.

Lester Erickson
Lester A. Erickson, 81, of Poulsbo died May 12, 1998, at his home. He was born March 24, 1917, in Poulsbo. He attended Briedablik Elementary School and graduated from North Kitsap High School. Mr. Erickson served in the Navy from 1941 to 1945. Later, he worked as a commercial fisherman in Alaska and then went on to be a Longshoreman in the Northwest and Alaska until his retirement in the late 1970s. Survivors include one daughter, Donna Marte Padden of Seabeck; one brother, Victor of San Jose, Calif.; one sister, Bernice Novak of Seattle; and three grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. May 18, at The Stone Chapel at Cherry Grove Memorial Park, 22272 Foss Road NE, Poulsbo. Arrangements are under the direction of Poulsbo Mortuary. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 718 Lebo Blvd., Bremerton, WA 98310.

Ruth Anderson
Ruth E. Anderson, 82, of Belfair died May 12, 1998, at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 1, 1915, in Bangor. She attended Bangor School, formerly located at the site of the Bangor submarine base. On May 1, 1934, she married J. Alfred Anderson. He preceded her in death on Feb. 12, 1965. Mrs. Anderson owned Silverdale Laundry from 1946 to 1962. She worked at Bremerton Convalescent Center from 1968 to 1973 and The German Society Retirement Home in Kirkland from 1973 to 1986. Survivors include two sons, Carl of Bremerton and Jack of Gardnerville, Nev.; a daughter, Leah Marks of Belfair; a brother, Edward Egeberg of Poulsbo; two sisters, Esther Chapp of Tacoma and Helen Gerovich of Redding, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. There will be private family services. Arrangements are under the direction of Tuell-McKee Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the Silverdale Lutheran Church.

Clifford Davis
Clifford E. Davis, 85, of Bremerton died May 13, 1998, at Belmont Terrace Convalescent Center. He was born Jan. 22, 1913, in Albany, Ore. On July 31, 1937, he married Catherine Coates in Albany, Ore. Mr. Davis worked for J.C. Penny Co. for 38 years. In 1958, he became manager of the downtown Bremerton store until his retirement in 1973. Survivors include two sons, Alton of Mount Vernon and Jim of Spokane; one daughter, Tami Gordon Malane of Bremerton; one brother, Bruce of Albany, Ore.' 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife in 1990. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 15, at Lewis Funeral Chapel. Services will be at 3 p.m. May 16, at St. Luke's United Methodist Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association, Western and Central chapter, 1422 NW 85th St., Seattle, WA 98117-4236.

Alton Pinch
Alton "Babe" Rae Pinch, 86, of Snohomish died May 2, 1998. She was born Sept. 20, 1911, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. On Feb. 26, 1930, she married Leo Pinch in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Survivors include two sons, Jack of Arnold, Calif., and James of Snohomish; two daughters, Bonnie J. Michalka of Chandler, Ariz., and Virginia L. Lacher of Snohomish; 17 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1989. There will be private family services. Arrangements are under the direction of Peoples Memorial Association Inc. of Seattle. Memorials may be made to Cascades Presbyterian Church Memorial Gardens in Vancouver, Wash.

Howard Mulkey
Howard "Bud" Mulkey, 75, of Port Orchard died May 11, 1998, at home. He was born July 14, 1922, in Tacoma. He graduated from Nebraska State Trade School. On Oct. 20, 1945, he married Mina Jean Weaver in Milford, Neb. Mr. Mulkey served in the Army Air Force from 1942 to 1945. He later worked as an upholstery specialist at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, until retiring. Survivors include his wife; three sons, Dan of Spanaway, and Doug and Glenn, both of Port Orchard; two sisters, Helen Jones of Yakima and Onolee Blanchard of Grandview; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 16 at Rill Chapel with a memorial service to follow. Arrangements are by Pendleton-Gilchrist Funeral Home. Donations may be made to Scottish Rite Scholarship Fund, 878 Fifth Street, Bremerton, WA 98337.

Leslie Kirk
Former Bremerton resident Leslie Kirk, 74, of Seattle died May 8, 1998, at the Veterans Hospital in Seattle. He was born Aug. 5, 1923, in Spokane. He graduated from Bremerton High School in 1943. Mr. Kirk served in the Army Air Corp as a flight officer. He later worked in sales. Survivors include a sister, Jacqueline, three nieces and their children. He was preceded in death by his wife of 25 years.

Marvin Hamre
Marvin Hamre, 84, of Silverdale died May 13, 1998, in Bremerton. He was born June 14, 1913, in Northville, Minn. Survivors include a son, Norbert of Bremerton; a brother, Hank of Minneapolis; three sisters, Eleanor Lindgren of Lakeville, Minn., Ruth Prose of Miltown, Minn., and Esther Tretsven of Shoreview, Minn.; five grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be at 2:30 p.m. May 20 at Crista Shores in Silverdale. Arrangements are under the direction of Miller-Woodlawn Funeral Home.

LeighAnn Carstens
LeighAnn Carstens, 48, of Port Orchard died May 8, 1998, at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She was born June 1, 1949, in Bremerton. She graduated from West High School in 1967. Ms. Carstens worked as a legal secretary for Kitsap County District Court. Survivors include her mother, Doris Swansen of Bremerton; her fiancee, Bill Kepler of Port Orchard; two daughters, Angela Carstens of Port Orchard and Jody Carstens of Gig Harbor; one brother, Scott Swansen of Seattle; and two grandchildren. Private services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association of Washington, 2625 Third Ave., Seattle WA 98121-1213.

Mamie Prindall
Mamie Prindall, 55, of Port Orchard died May 11, 1998, in Port Orchard. She was born Feb. 8, 1943, in Brunswick, Maine. Survivors include her companion, Gerald Chinchar; two sons, Avery and Chuck, both of Virginia Beach, Va.; two brothers, Carl and Raymond Doll; and one grandchild. At her request, no services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Miller-Woodlawn Funeral Home.

Dorothy Farley
Dorothy Mae Farley, 72, of Bainbridge Island died May 12, 1998, at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She was born June 15, 1925, in Tacoma. Survivors include one son, Steven of Bainbridge Island; one daughter, Paulette Buskirk of Silverdale; and six grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. May 15 at Christ Lutheran Church in Belfair. Arrangements are under the direction of Kass Funeral Home.

Robert Vallefuoco
Robert "Bob" Vallefuoco, 49, of Hansville died May 9, 1998, in Kingston. He was born Jan. 6, 1949, in Wilmington, Del. He graduated high school in 1967 and attended college in Tucson, Ariz. On Dec. 19, 1989, he married Mona Davis in Montesano. Mr. Vallefuoco worked as senior account executive for Vernon Publications. Survivors include his wife; one stepson, Rich Maltby of Seattle; his parents, Ben and Barbara Vallefuoco Sr. of Tuscon, Ariz.; three brothers, Richard of Chicago, Ben Jr. of Austin, Texas, and Dennis of San Diego; one sister, Ann of Placerville, Calif.; and one stepgrandson. Services will be at 1 p.m. May 16, at Whiteside Funeral Chapel, 121 W Broadway in Montesano. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, Heart Fund, P.O. Box 720, Aberdeen WA 98520.

Nina Herron
Former longtime Bremerton resident Nina Herron, 79, of Richland died May 1, 1998, in Richland. She was born July 4, 1918, in Sunnyside. In October 1961, she married Glenn Herron in Bremerton. Survivors include her husband; two sons, Allen Floyd of Othello and Raymond Floyd of Ellensburg; two daughters, Marlene McMartin of Bremerton and Marilyn Marsh of Hood River, Ore.; a brother, Lewis Allen of Ellensburg; 18 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. There will be private family services. Donations may be made to Our Lady of Lourdes Charity Fund for Home Health Care in Pasco.

Geneive Lusk
Geneive Alice Lusk, 84, of Silverdale died May 9, 1998 at Martha & Mary Nursing Home in Poulsbo. She was born Dec. 23, 1913, in Kansas. On Oct. 3, 1950, she married Roy E. Lusk Sr. in Kansas. He preceded her in death in 1992. Mrs. Lusk was a homemaker. Survivors include a son, Roy Jr. of Silverdale; a daughter, Judy Higgen of Silverdale; and three grandchildren. There will be private family services. Arrangements are under the direction of Miller-Woodlawn Funeral Home. Donations may be made to Kitsap County Fire District No. 1, 10955 Silverdale Way NW, Silverdale, WA 98383.

Lawrence Mongrain
Former resident Lawrence A. Mongrain, 74, of Simi Valley, Calif., died May 8, 1998, in Simi Valley. He was born April 4, 1924, in Shelton. He was educated in Skokomish, Shelton and Bremerton schools. He graduated from Seattle University in 1951 with a major in banking and a minor in economics and philosophy. Mr. Mongrain served as a sergeant in the Army from 1943 to 1945. He later worked in sales management with the Gillette Company of Boston and American Home Products Divisions in New York. Survivors include his wife, Phyllis of Simi Valley; a son, Stephen of Oregon City, Ore.; and two grandchildren. Arrangments are under the direction of Reardon Simi Valley Mortuary in Simi Valley.

Mary Smith
Mary Fayne Smith, 78, of Port Orchard died May 10, 1998, at Port Orchard Care Center. She was born Feb. 2, 1920, in Modesto, Calif. She attended high school in Eatonville. She worked as a manager for West Coast Grocery in Tacoma for more than 20 years, retiring in 1982. Survivors include a son, Frederick Dorrah; a daughter, Judith Orvis of Port Orchard; a brother, Harry Thompson of Chester, Calif.; two sisters, Helen Neuhauser of Allyn and Sharon O'Neill of Gig Harbor; and four grandchildren. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. May 14 at Neuhauser residence, 61 Fairway Drive, Lakeland Village, Allyn. Arrangements are under the direction of Pendleton-Gilchrist Funeral Home at Rill Chapel. Donations may be made to Vaughn Cemetery.

Michael Clements
Michael John Clements, 38, of Denver died May 3, 1998, in Denver. He was born Aug. 10, 1959, in San Diego. He graduated from West High in Bremerton. Mr. Clements worked as a construction worker and as a chef. Survivors include a son, Jeremy; two daughters, Angela Mehling and Michelle Clements; his mother, Loretta Burton; four brothers, Steve Clements, Wilbure Burton, Larry Clark and Christopher Burton; and two sisters, Angela Super and Susan Clark. There will be a private memorial service. Arrangements are under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel.

Donald Filion
Donald E. Filion, 59, of Webster, N.Y., died Feb. 10, 1998, at Rochester General Hospital in New York. He was born March 29, 1938, in Bremerton. He graduated from Bremerton High School in 1956 and Washington State University in 1962. On June 18, 1960, he married Nancy Rice in Centralia. Mr. Filion worked in a nuclear-related field for Rochester Gas and Electric Company for 21 years, retiring in September 1997. Survivors include his wife; a son, William of Cleveland; three daughters, Donna Hartley of Scottsville, N.Y., Janice Filion of Macedon, N.Y., and Margaret Filion of Nashville, Tenn.; two brothers, Ralph of Bremerton and Arthur of Vorhees, N.J.; and three grandchildren. Memorial services were conducted Feb. 14 at Baptist Temple in Rochester. Donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Violet Jacobs
Violet J. "Peggie" Jacobs, 91, of Bremerton died May 5, 1998, at her home. She was born Dec. 6, 1906, in Vancouver, B.C. She was a high school graduate. On Nov. 9, 1929, she married Richard E. Jacobs in Seattle. Survivors include three sons, Donald of Bremerton, Robert of Seattle, and Richard of Grand Coulee; one brother, Ernie Glassman of Marysville; one sister, Lillian Eck of Klamath Falls, Ore.; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. May 11, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 2509 Perry Ave. in Bremerton. Arrangements are under the direction of Miller-Woodlawn Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Emmanuel Lutheran.

William Siemens
William J. Siemens, 87, of Springfield, Ore., and Port Orchard, died in Port Orchard on May 8, 1998. He was born on April 27, 1911, in York, Neb. He and his wife, Geraldine, were married on July 21, 1938 in Huron, S.D. He worked for Northern Pacific Railroad for most of his working life, but retired in 1973 as head carpenter for the Garden Grove School District in California. He is survived by one daughter, Merideth Webber of Port Orchard, and two grandchildren. Memorial services will be May 13 at 2 p.m. at Rill Chapel in Port Orchard. Arrangements are by Pendleton-Gilchrist Funeral Home at Rill Chapel.

Smith Littlefield
Smith Donley Littlefield, 79, of Belfair died May 7, 1998, in Shelton. He was born Jan. 29, 1919, in Lovington, N.M. On April 4, 1942, he married Katie Lee Williamson. Mr. Littlefield served in the Army. Later, he worked at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard as a welder. Survivors include two sons, Larry of Seattle and Donnie of Houston; one daughter, Sherry Snyder of Chicago; one brother, Tommie of Leveland, Texas; two sisters, Docia Bagwell of Westherford, Texas and Verde Harris of Lubbock, Texas; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife on Oct. 10, 1997. Services will be at 10 a.m. May 11, at North Mason Bible Church in Belfair. Memorials may be made to the North Mason Bible Church, E 52 North Mason School Road, Belfair, or to The Alzheimer's Association.

Leroy Sturlaugson
Leroy Chris Sturlaugson, 63, of Bremerton died May 5, 1998, at Belmont Terrace Convalescent Center. He was born Nov. 7, 1934, in Bellingham. He was a high school graduate and attended the University of Washington for four years. Mr. Sturlaugson served in the Navy for 20 years, retiring as senior chief store keeper in 1973. Survivors include his special friend, Helen Evans; one brother, Steven of Bremerton; his mother, Pearl of Bremerton; one nephew, Jeffrey; one niece, Jennifer Rhymer; and two great-nieces, Terra Lanan Rhymer and Kaela Rae Rhymer. Private family services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Miller-Woodlawn Funeral Home.

Robert Mitchell
Robert Paul Mitchell, 78, of Bainbridge Island died May 5, 1998, at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He was born Jan. 2, 1920, in Cleveland. He studied to be a Naval Architect/Marine Engineer in college. On June 5, 1942, he married Clara Spring Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell served in the Navy for 28 years, retiring as a commander, Naval Architect/Marine Engineer in 1967. Later, he was self-employed. Survivors include his wife; one son, Kenneth of Lacey; one daughter, Marilyn Bolstad of Ashland, Ore.; one brother, Charles of Santa Ana, Calif.; one sister, Carol Laws of La Conner; and eight grandchildren. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon May 11 at Kass Funeral Home. Services will follow at 2 p.m. at Rolling Bay Presbyterian Church, Valley Road and Sunrise, Bainbridge Island. Memorials may be made to the Society of Naval Architects/Marine Engineers c/o Allan Gray, 601 Pavonia Avenue, Jersey City, N.J. 07306, or to Rolling Bay Presbyterian Church.

Eugene Bramel
Eugene Wilson Bramel, 82, of Poulsbo died May 6, 1998, at Belmont Terrace Convalescent Center. He was born May 9, 1915, in Wallingford, Ky. On Sept. 26, 1956, he married Isabel Dymesich in Sacramento, Calif. Mr. Bramel served in the Navy during World War II, from 1942 to 1961, in the Fleet Reserve until 1972. Later, he worked at the old Commissary at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard as a meat cutter until retiring in 1982. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Steve of Seattle and Terence of Longmont, Colo.; one daughter, Judy Landis of Silverdale; numerous half brothers and half sister; and three grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. May 11 at Poulsbo Mortuary, "The Stone Chapel at Cherry Grove." Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association, 2625 Third Avenue, Seattle, WA 9812.

Bruce Larson Jr.
Bruce Allen Larson Jr., 19, of Port Orchard died May 3, 1998, in Wenatchee. He was born Aug. 26, 1978, in Honolulu. He graduated from Peninsula High School in 1996. Mr. Larson worked as a mechanic with Continental Tire in Gig Harbor. Survivors include his girlfriend, Angie Knickerbocker of Gig Harbor; five brothers, Chad of Port Orchard, Shannon Hicks of Forks, Joshua Hawkins of Port Orchard, JimBob Hawkins of Texas, and Samuel J. Gomes Jr. of San Diego; one sister, Jinny Reese of Atlanta; his father and stepmother, Bruce and Debra Larson Sr. of Port Orchard; his mother and stepfather, Elena and Samuel Gomes of San Diego; and his maternal stepgrandmother, Eunice Norris of Anchorage, Alaska. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. May 8 at Lewis Funeral Chapel. Inurnment services will be held at 3:30 p.m. May 8 at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Larry Schomer
Larry L. Schomer, 55, of Kingston died May 6, 1998, at his home. He was born Aug. 1, 1942, in Osmond, Neb. Mr. Schomer served in the Air Force. Later, he was a plank owner at Trident Refit Facility at Bangor and worked with civil service for 29 years, with the last 18 years at Bangor. Survivors include his wife, Cheryl; one son, Rory of Chula Vista, Calif.; two stepsons, Joe Grace of Bremerton and Terry Grace of Kingston; one stepdaughter, DeAnna Matthews of Kingston; his parents, Richard and Marcella Schomer of Chula Vista, Calif.; three sisters, Donna DeLaRoca of Chula Vista, Calif., Janet Lamb of Eugene, Ore., and Alice-Mary Higgins of Lincoln, Neb.; and eight grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. May 8, at Poulsbo Mortuary, The Stone Chapel at Cherry Grove. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Kitsap County, P.O. Box 3416, Silverdale, WA 98383-3416.

Paul Hains Jr.
Paul W. Hains Jr., 78, of Bremerton died May 4, 1998, in Bremerton. He was born March 18, 1920, in Washington, D.C. He received a four-year degree from college. On Sept. 9, 1988, he married Eileen Lutfy-Hains at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Bremerton. Mr. Hains served in the Navy. Later, he worked as a manager for the U.S. Government Civil Defense. Survivors include his wife; one son, Paul III of Las Vegas; one daughter, Margaret Monti of California; one brother, Peter of Bremerton; one sister, Amelie Scheltema of Falmouth, Mass.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A memorial Mass will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Miller-Woodlawn Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Raymond Everett
Raymond "Lee" Everett, 61, of Bremerton died May 4, 1998, in Bremerton. He was born Oct. 14, 1936, in Kalispell, Mont. He is survived by a sister, Delores Bush of Bremerton. Memorial services will be at 7 p.m. May 8 at Westside Baptist Church on Werner Road. Arrangements are under the direction of Miller-Woodlawn Funeral Home. Donations may be made to Westside Baptist Church, 5501 W. Werner Road, Bremerton.

Jewel Tarver
Jewel F. Tarver, 81, of Bremerton died May 1, 1998, at his home. He was born March 26, 1917, in Ticky Mountain, Okla. He moved to Bremerton in 1952. Mr. Tarver worked as a sheet metal mechanic for Puget Sound Naval Shipyard for 17 years. Later, he worked in real estate. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marthelma; four sons, Spencer of Port Orchard and Van, Mike and David, all of Bremerton; two brothers, Sid and Fred of Oklahoma City; two sisters, Fannie and Augusta of Oklahoma City; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. May 8 at Miller-Woodlawn Funeral Chapel. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Robert Rutten
E. Robert Rutten, 74, of Bainbridge Island died May 2, 1998, in Mesa, Ariz. He was born in Devils Lake, N.D., and graduated from Seattle's Broadway High School in 1942. He received his mechanical degree from Seattle University in 1951. Mr. Rutten served in the Army during World War II. Later, he worked for the Corps of Engineers in Seattle from 1951 to 1957, when he joined the civilian engineering staff of the Navy and worked on the Trident base construction design. He retired in 1979. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Ruth; one daughter, Carol Zack of Bothell; and one granddaughter. Services will be at 1 p.m. May 9 at the Washington Memorial Cemetery Chapel in Seattle. Memorials may be made to the National Stroke Association or to your favorite charity.

Norbert Kubashack
Norbert Kubashack, 74, of San Luis Obispo, Calif., died April 28, 1998, in Santa Barbara, Calif. He was born May 25, 1924, in Chicago. Mr. Kubashack served in the Air Force from 1943 to 1946. Later, he worked as a real estate agent for 25 years. He and his wife had a summer home in Poulsbo. He was preceded in death by his wife, Genevive. Services will be at 2 p.m. May 9 at Poulsbo Community Cemetery.

Fenton Jacobsen
Fenton "Red" Jacobsen, 73, of Bainbridge Island died May 4, 1998, on Bainbridge Island. He was born March 12, 1925. He was a high school graduate. Mr. Jacobsen served in the Army Air Force from 1943 to 1946. Later, he worked as a longshoreman at Pacific Maritime Association, retiring after 28 years. He is survived by his companion, Judy Simpson of Bainbridge Island; one son, Mark of Bainbridge Island; three daughters, Robyn Clark of Federal Way, Dee of Suquamish, and Cheri Nelson of Bainbridge Island; and six grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. May 9 at Seabold Cemetery on Bainbridge Island. A celebration of life will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. May 16 at 1957 Hilltop Drive NE, Bainbridge Island. Arrangements are under the direction of Kass Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1124 Columbia St., Seattle WA 98104.

Doris Reinbold
Doris "JoAnn" Reinbold, 53, of Port Orchard died May 4, 1998, at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She was born April 24, 1945, in Seattle. On Sept. 30, 1966, she married Christian Reinbold in Bremerton. Mrs. Reinbold worked for The Sun for five years. Survivors include her husband; one son, Clifford of Port Orchard; two daughters, Lori Karls of Port Orchard and Becky Nash of Silverdale; four brothers, Charles DeBord of Federal Way, Glen DeBord of Shelton, Jerry DeBord of Port Orchard, and Leslie DeBord of Sumner; two sisters, Loretta Dolan of Grants Pass, Ore. and Pat McReynolds of Tacoma; and eight grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. May 8 at Bible Baptist Church, 902 DeKalb Street, Port Orchard. Arrangements are under the direction of Pendleton-Gilchrist Funeral Home at Rill Chapel. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association of Washington, 2625 Third Ave., Seattle WA 98121-1213.

Bernice Snow
Bernice R. Snow, 78, a former Bremerton resident of 30 years, died. She was born March 30, 1920, in Bellingham. She attended high school in Bellingham. In 1959, she married Richard Snow. During World War II, Mrs. Snow worked at Todd Shipyard in Seattle. Survivors include her husband, Richard of Green Valley, Ariz.; one son, Joseph of Seattle; one daughter, Margaret of Bremerton; and one brother, Kay LeMaster of Everson. Services have already been held. Memorials may be made to the Green Valley Hospice Care, 210 W. Continental Road #14, Green Valley, AZ 85614.

Ella O'Brady
Ella M. O'Brady, 89, of Port Orchard died May 5, 1998, in Port Orchard. She was born Sept. 10, 1908, in Shawnee, Colo. On April 16, 1963, she married Patrick "Pat" O'Brady in Bremerton. She is survived by her husband. There will be no services. Arrangements are under the direction of Pendleton-Gilchrist Funeral Home at Rill Chapel.

James Rahrer
James F. Rahrer, 75, of Retsil died April 28, 1998, at Washington Veterans Home. He was born Jan. 1, 1923, in Superior, Wis. Mr. Rahrer served in the Army as a flight engineer from 1942 to 1945. He was a prisoner of war. Survivors include one son, Eric of Hillsboro, Ore.; one daughter, Melody Cipiti of Lacey; and three grandchildren. Services will be held in the near future. Arrangements are under the direction of Kitsap Cremation and Burial Society.

James Martin
James W. Martin, 82, of Seabeck died May 3, 1998, at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He was born April 29, 1916, in Martinville, Ark. He was a high school graduate. On June 1, 1957, he married Vera R. Brookman in Shelton. Mr. Martin served in the Navy with the Seabees from 1943 to 1945. Later, he worked for Puget Sound Naval Shipyard as a machinist, and as foreman for Shop 31, for 20 years. Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Bonnie Liner of Seattle and Barbara Penor of Bremerton; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. May 12 at Bremerton Elk's Lodge, 4131 Pine Road. Arrangements are under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Silverdale Medic One (Fire District No. 1), 10955 Silverdale Way NW, Silverdale, WA 98383, or to 911, c/o CenCom, 1720 Warren Ave., Bremerton WA 98310.

Shirley Cowan
Shirley Eleanor Cowan, 82, of Enumclaw died April 27, 1998, at Bel Air Nursing Home in Tacoma. She was born Nov. 2, 1915, in Newell, S.D. She was a high school graduate. On Aug. 26, 1933, she married Alfred Jerome Cowan Sr. in Lead, S.D. Mrs. Cowan worked as head cook for Hood Canal School for 10 years before retiring in 1975. Survivors include two sons, Alfred Jr. of Olympia and Gary of Bremerton; one daughter, Cheryl Ehler of Enumclaw; one sister, Delores Pavondra of Omaha, Neb.; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Blietz Funeral Home.

Bartley Wilson
Bartley Samuel Wilson, 80, of Silverdale died May 1, 1998, at Port Orchard Care Center. He was born July 31, 1917, in Adair, Okla. He received his bachelor's degree in agriculture from Oregon State University in 1959. On May 18, 1943, he married Bess J. Wilson in Bremerton. Mr. Wilson served in the Navy for 30 years, retiring in 1970. He is survived by his wife; three sons, Bartley of Portland, Ore., Walter of Longview and Jeffrey of Silverdale; two sisters, Marie Fraizer of Adair, Okla., and Elva Quinn of Pryor, Okla.; and two grandchildren. There will be no services. There will be a burial at sea. Memorials may be made to the Parkinson's Disease Association, Division of Neurology, RG-27, 1959 Pacific Street, Seattle WA 98195.

Robert Sukert
Robert J. "Bob" Sukert, 67, of Port Angeles died April 28, 1998, in Seattle. He was born May 9, 1930, in Bemidji, Minn. On Sept. 5, 1950, he married Doris Westrum in Bemidji. She preceded him in death in 1996. Mr. Sukert worked as a screen tender at Crown Zellerbach for 40 years, retiring in 1989. Survivors include three sons, Jack Shellum and Gordon Sukert, both of Port Angeles, and Wayn Sukert of Cottage Grove, Ore.; three daughters, Mary Ellis of Port Angeles, Bobbie Rowland of Sequim and Trudy Swearingen of Indianola; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services were May 2. Arrangements were under the direction of Harper-Ridgeview Funeral Chapel. Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 6313 Fleming Street, Everett, WA 98203.

Deborah Arnim
Deborah A. "Debi Fugitt" Arnim, 44, of Edmonds died May 2, 1998, at her home. She was born June 9, 1953, in Bremerton. She graduated from Bremerton High School in 1971 and attended Olympic College. On March 24, 1978, she married Dan Arnim in Seattle. Mrs. Arnim worked as a personnel/production manager for The Paper Company. Survivors include her husband; a son, Jeff of the family home; a stepson, Ben of Seattle; her mother, Cleo Fugitt of Bremerton; a sister, Michelle Williams of Bremerton; and a brother, Jon Fugitt of Bremerton. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. May 6 in the Chapel of Beck's Funeral Home, 405 Fifth St., Edmonds. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 2383, Bremerton, WA 98310.

Noel Flowers
Noel Q. Flowers, 86, of Sequim died May 2, 1998, at his home. He was born Nov. 14, 1911, in Mt. Vernon. He earned his bachelor's degree from Western Washington University and his master's degree from Colorado State University. On Aug. 10, 1972, he married Esther Carlson in Seattle. His first wife, Lucille Martin, preceded him in death. Mr. Flowers served in the armed forces during World War II. He worked briefly as assistant forest ranger in Diablo. He then worked as a school administrator in Bremerton where he served until his retirement. Following his retirement, he worked as an architectural school consultant in the Central Kitsap School District. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Randy of Lynden and Steven of Kirkland; a daughter, Kathy Reece of Scottsbluff, Neb.; a brother, Louis of Camano Island; and eight grandchildren. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. May 8 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S Blake Ave., Sequim. Arrangements are by Drennan & Ford Funeral Home. Donations may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S Blake Ave., Sequim, WA 98382 or Hospice of Clallam County, P.O. Box 2014, Port Angeles, WA 98362.

Mary Sickels
Mary Francetta Sickels, 64, of Bremerton died May 1, 1998, in Bremerton. She was born March 22, 1934, in Davenport, Iowa. She graduated from Lambson Business School in Phoenix with a certification in bookkeeping. On July 11, 1959, she married Walter Sickels in Wichita Falls, Texas. He preceded her in death. Mrs. Sickels worked in a department store in Waukegan, Ill., and as a stock/rewrap clerk in Hampton, Va., and then went on to manage a laundry in Newport News, Va. Survivors include two daughters, Ida-May Hrouda of Bremerton and Carol Wright of Portsmouth, Va.; a brother, David Timmsen of Tonopa, Ariz.; and two grandchildren. There will be private family services. Arrangements are by Lewis Funeral Chapel. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 4414 Woodlawn Park Ave., Seattle, WA 98103-7499 or the American Red Cross, "Disaster Services," 605 Washington Ave., Bremerton, WA 98337.

Robert Packett
Robert Ray Packett, 88, of Bremerton died May 3, 1998, at Crista Shores in Silverdale. He was born Jan. 11, 1910, in Axtell, Kan. He married Juanita Duff in Lincoln, Neb., in 1936. They divorced in 1958. He married Charlotte M. Wright in Port Orchard in 1968. Mr. Packett worked as a painter for homes, industrial, and at Auto Long's Auto Rebuild, until retiring in 1975. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Robert of Silverdale and Max of Port Orchard; a daughter, Ruth Muzzy of Everett; a sister, Blanche of Lincoln, Neb.; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. May 6 at Miller-Woodlawn Funeral Home with a graveside service to follow. Donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Loene McAbee
Loene D. McAbee, 83, of Southworth died May 2, 1998, at her son's home in Southworth. She was born Jan. 9, 1915, in Rocky Ford, Colo. She graduated from Rocky Ford High School in 1933. On Oct. 8, 1934, she married Horace S. McAbee in Raton, N.M. Mrs. McAbee was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband; a son, Mike of Southworth; a brother, William Rogers of Coulterville, Calif.; a sister, Betty Stackhouse of Coulterville; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A private family graveside service will be conducted May 7 at Sunset Lane Cemetery in Port Orchard. Arrangements are by Pendleton-Gilchrist Funeral Home at Rill Chapel. Donations may be made to Group Health Hospice, The Foundation-Group Health Cooperative, 521 Wall Street, Seattle, WA 98121-9909.

Calvin Foote
Calvin E. Foote, 42, of Perryville, Mo., died May 2, 1998, in Perryville. He was born Oct. 10, 1955, in Pine Bluff, Ariz. Mr. Foote served in the Navy. He worked as a technical supervisor for BBI. Survivors include a brother, Gary of Perryville; and two sisters, Lynda Patterson of Star City, Ariz., and Melanie Foote of Olalla. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. May 5 and from 6:30 a.m. until the time of service on May 6 at Young & Sons Chapel in Perryville. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. May 6 also at Young & Sons Chapel. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 4414 Woodland Park Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98103.

Emma Drebick
Emma G. Drebick, 77, of Bremerton died May 1, 1998, in Bremerton. She was born July 22, 1920, in Superior, Wyo. She was a homemaker. Survivors include two sons, Patrick of Bremerton and Phillip of New Jersey; a daughter, Kathleen Arena of Bellevue; a brother, Bill Yedinik of Ephrata; 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. A rosary will said in her honor tonight at 7 at Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Bremerton, with a funeral Mass at the church on Tuesday at 10 a.m. Memorial contributions can be made to the parish, 1513 Sixth St., Bremerton, or American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 2383, Bremerton, WA 98310. Miller-Woodlawn Funeral Home in Bremerton is handling services.

Elsie Millard
Elsie R. Millard, 98, of Burien, died there on April 28, 1998. She was born on June 4, 1899, in Saxis, Va. She was a homemaker. She is survived by one son, Duane Boivin of Seattle; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Visitation will be today at 11 a.m. at Miller Woodlawn Funeral Home, with services to follow at 1 p.m. at the same place. Miller Woodlawn is handling her services.

Mary Duplex
Mary H. Duplex, 71, of Port Orchard died April 30, 1998, at her home. She was born April 17, 1927, in Wards Lake. On Dec. 1, 1943, she married Sidney A. Duplex in Seattle. Mrs. Duplex was a published author of children's books. Survivors include her husband; two sons, William of Greeley, Colo., and Brian of Aloha, Ore.; two daughters, Peggy Cansler of Bremerton and Karen Feinberg of Whidbey Island; one sister, Marie Bunce of Baker, Ore.; 17 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. May 4, at Rill Chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of Pendleton-Gilchrist at Rill Chapel. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Kitsap Unit, P.O. Box 2383, Bremerton WA 98310.

Dale Huff
Dale Edward Huff, 83, of Bremerton died April 30, 1998, at the University of WAshington Medical Center in Seattle. He was born Aug. 19, 1914, in Los Angeles. He attended one year of college. Mr. Huff worked in sales and was also manager for the Coca-Cola Company in Los Angeles. Survivors include his wife, Helen; two daughters, Gail Huff of Marina Del Ray, Calif. and Beverly Hayfield of Gig Harbor; and two granddaughters. Services will be held May 9 at the Kitsap Lake Mobile Home Park Clubhouse with the time to be determined. Arrangements are under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1551 Broadway, Suite 200, Tacoma, WA 98402 or 718 Lebo Blvd., Bremerton WA 98310.

James Madden
James A. Madden, 60, of Bremerton died April 28, 1998, at University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. He was born June 23, 1937, in Spokane. He attended two years of college. On Feb. 25, 1964, he married Teddy Teruko in Tokyo, Japan. Mr. Madden served in the Navy for 26 years. Later, he worked as an air conditioning and refrigeration mechanic at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard since 1983. Survivors include his wife; his mother, Ethel Landers of Port Orchard; two sisters, Janet Mahan of Port Orchard and Mary Gibbs of Illinois; two half brothers, Robert of Bremerton and Jack of Hansville; and one half sister, Marge Landreville of Edmonds. Services have already been held. Arrangements were under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel.

Ruby Martin
Ruby Viola Martin, 75, a former Suquamish resident, died April 19, 1998, at Lebanon Community Hospital in Oregon. She was born Aug. 9, 1922, in Beaver Falls, Pa. On Feb. 9, 1951, she married James Arthur Martin in Baltimore. She is survived by three sons, Lawrence M. Glogowski of Kent, Jack J. Glogowski of Chattanooga, Tenn., and James A. Martin Jr. of Fairbanks, Alaska; five daughters, Beverly J. Krueger of Wasilla, Alaska, Kathryn L. Muller and Linda F. Eliason, both of Suquamish, Thelma L. Brady of Sweet Home, Ore., and Phyllis E. Hagen; 22 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Private services were held. Arrangements were under the direction of Workman and Steckly Funeral Chapel in Sweet Home, Ore.

Perry Thompson
Perry P. Thompson, 90, of Riverside, Calif., died March 18, 1998, in Riverside, Calif. He was born Dec. 25, 1907, in Astoria, Ore. He attended Bremerton High School and Washington State University. Mr. Thompson worked as a transportation supervisor for Puget Sound Naval Shipyard for 20 years. He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, John and Sally of Ridgefield; one daughter and son-in-law, Terry Ann and James Erickson of Moreno Valley, Calif.; two sisters, Gladys Stivers and Betty L. Dewitt, both of Bremerton; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services will be at 2 p.m. May 1, at Wenatchee City Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Sierra Memorial Chapel Mortuary.

Sarah Kephart
Sarah E. Kephart, 90, of Port Orchard died April 29, 1998, at Port Orchard Care Center. She was born Aug. 17, 1907, in Osceola Mills, Pa. Mrs. Kephart worked as a seamstress for over 20 years at Nevasky's Clothing Factory in Pennsylvania. Survivors include two sons, George Boggon of Philipsburg, Pa., and William Boggon of San Diego; one daughter, Betty Anderson of Gig Harbor; one brother, Bob Dixon of Buffalo, N.Y.; one sister, Charlotte Sretter of Buffalo, N.Y.; 19 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at 3:30 p.m. April 30 at Rill Chapel in Port Orchard. Arrangements are under the direction of Pendleton-Gilchrist Funeral Home at Rill Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 120 Northgate Plaza, Suite 316, Seattle, WA 98125.


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