PostHeaderIcon Lucile Rieve

Lucile Rieve, 91, of Waterville, WA, passed away on June 10, 2011, in Wenatchee. Lucile was born in Waterville, WA to Charles and Alice (Cumbo) Walmer on December 16, 1919.
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PostHeaderIcon Lynn Wilkins

Potluck will be held Saturday, June 18 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Eagles Aerie 16, 1216 Broadway in Everett, WA.
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PostHeaderIcon Margaret Reeve Dingfield

Peggy was born in Sonoma County, CA February 13, 1924, the daughter of Walter B. and Mary Jane Pearson. She passed away peacefully at home June 11, 2011. Soon after Peggy was born her family moved to Tacoma, WA where she later met and married a young Coastguard Sailor, Marvin O. Dingfield. She and Marvin married in 1942. After the war Marvin began working for the Dept. of Defense and he and Peggy went on to raise a family of five children., In 1965, they moved to Spain where Marvin worked at Torrejon AFB near Madrid. During the three years they lived there they traveled extensively throughout Spain and Europe. In 1968, they moved to Miami, FL where Marvin worked at Homestead AFB until his retirement when they moved to their home in Ephrata, WA., Peggy was known for her kindness and sense of humor. She hand wrote notes on scores of Christmas cards each year and promptly mailed them on the day after Thanksgiving. For years Peggy sponsored children through “Children International.” Over the years she supported numerous children from childhood through high school graduation., Peggy was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Janie and her husband Marvin. She is survived by her four sons: Michael, Richard, Paul and Jeffrey Dingfield and her daughter, Jane Van Order; five grandchildren: Michael and Meredith Campbell, Mark and Matthew Dingfield, Ada and Levi Dingfield and Alex Liu., Visitation will be Thursday, June 16, from 12:00 Noon to 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home. A Graveside service will be held Friday, June 17, at 3:00 p.m. at The Ephrata Cemetery, 121 Alder Street SW, Ephrata WA. Please visit Peggy’s online tribute and leave a condolence at, Arrangements by
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PostHeaderIcon Marie Aimee Guthrie Coffelt

Marie Aimee Guthrie Coffelt, 44, departed this life and entered into the loving arms of God on May 31, 2011 in Seattle, WA after a four-year battle with breast cancer., Marie was born on April 4, 1967 in Sandpoint, ID, the daughter of Joe and Ruth Guthrie. She grew up in Dover, ID and attended Sandpoint schools, graduating in 1985. In 1995, Marie received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Washington., On June 18, 1988, Marie married her high school sweetheart, Jim Coffelt in Sandpoint, ID. They spent nearly 23 years together. Three beautiful children, Tessa, Ben, and Preston were born of their union., Marie had worked as Medical Records Director at Exeter House, Ida Culver and Norse Home in the Seattle area., Marie loved animals; her favorite was the wolf. On trips to Sandpoint, ID, she would stop at Wolf People Habitat where she and the children played with the pups., Music of every genre was Marie’s passion. She loved adventure and travel, favorite places were Hawaii, Padre Island, Texas, Disneyland, Washington, D.C and family celebrations in Canada., Christmas was Marie’s favorite time of the year. In 44 years, she never missed a Christmas with her parents and siblings. She spent many hours shopping and wrapping the perfect gift for everyone. We were all remembered on every holiday of the year with special cards and gifts., Marie suffered a terrible loss on August 9, 2006 when her sister Jenny Guthrie Compton died in Edmonds, WA. It was a loss from which she never recovered., Our beloved Marie was the most generous, kind and loving person. She had many friends and will be greatly missed., Left to mourn Marie’s death are her husband, Jim Coffelt; her children, Tessa Coffelt, Ben Coffelt and Preston Coffelt, all of Bothell, WA; her parents, Joe and Ruth Guthrie of Dover, ID; her sisters, Lori (Dave) Hall of Meridian, ID and Teresa (Ryan) Meyer of Shoreline, WA; her brother, John Guthrie of Shoreline, WA; her nieces, Tiani Guthrie, Lexie Hall and Alida Meyer; her nephew, Mason Hall; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins., Funeral services were held in Sandpoint, ID with interment at Pinecrest Memorial Park on June 4, 2011., A Memorial Service will be held on June 18, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at the Alderwood Boys and Girls Club in Lynnwood, WA.
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PostHeaderIcon Marion Jeane Morton (Jellis) Zimmerschied

Marion Jeane Morton (Jellis) Zimmerschied
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PostHeaderIcon Martha Herrmann

Martha “Jane” Herrmann was born on October 4, 1914 in Ambler, PA and died at home June 10, 2011 at the age of 96., Jane was pre-deceased by her sons Frederick and Peter and survived by her daughters Gere Black (Rod) of Simpsonville, SC and Linda Longo, Spokane. She had 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren., A memorial service will be held June 20 at 2pm at Opportunity Free Methodist Church, S 1313 Pines Rd, Spokane Valley, WA 99206. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jane’s honor to The Gideons International or the Klothes Kloset at Opportunity Free Methodist Church.
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PostHeaderIcon Marvin Edward Reinard

Marv will be put to rest on Friday, June 17, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. at Tahoma National Cemetery, 18600 SE 240th Street, Kent, WA 98042., A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at Harbor Light Open Bible Church, 132 112th Street SW, Everett, WA 98201., Friends and family are invited to attend both services and view his memorial site at MarvReinard.GoneTooSoon.org., Marv will forever be remembered by his two children and their spouses, Kelly M. “Deach” (Darryn) Meltzer of Arlington, WA and Marvin E.R. “Jake” (Sabrina K.N. “Artz”) Reinard of Everett, WA., The family would like to extend their gratitude to Country Gospel Music & Fellowship for their donation, which has helped make his burial possible.
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PostHeaderIcon Mary Ellen Maffia

Mary Ellen MAFFIA June 25, 1937 - May 31, 2011 Born in Seattle and raised in Yakima, Mary Ellen’s commitment to education and child welfare began early. In high school she became involved with the March of Dimes Teens Against Polio (TAP) drive. In 1957 she was appointed the TAP National Co-Chairperson, along with Eddie Fisher, and traveled around the country organizing young adults to engage in the unfinished fight against polio. Valedictorian at St. Joseph’s Academy, Yakima class of 1955, Mary Ellen went on to receive her BA in education from Seattle University in 1959. Starting her career teaching English at Queen Anne Junior High School, she found her real niche working with first, second and third graders. She touched the lives of hundreds of children and their families during over 30 years of teaching at Our Lady of Fatima, Laurelhurst, Whitworth, Madrona and Lowell elementary schools. Despite earning a Masters in Education Administration, she decided to remain a classroom teacher fulfilling her passion of working with gifted and advanced placement students. Her commitment to children did not end with her retirement. She spent time volunteering at the Children’s Hospital Thrift Store on Bainbridge Island. Outside of the classroom Mary Ellen enjoyed travel, gardening and was a voracious reader. Mary Ellen is survived by Paul, her loving husband of 51 years; and her children, Timothy and Felicia. Mary Ellen’s life will be celebrated during a Funeral Mass Saturday, June 25th at 11 AM at St. Olaf Church, 18943 Caldart Ave. N.E., Poulsbo, WA 98370. Please sign the on-line Guest Book at www.Legacy.com Hoffner Fisher & Harvey
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PostHeaderIcon Mary Philonese “Phil” Covington

Entered into rest Saturday June 11, 2011 in Grand Coulee Dam, WA. Born April 3, 1935 to Milo and Millie Abrahamson in Ford, WA., A member of the Spokane Tribe, She was raised on the Reservation in Ford. She attended grade school in Ford and was a 1953 Graduate of Mary Walker High School in Springdale, She moved to Spokane and worked briefly as a nurses aide at Sacred Heart Hospital, prior to becoming an operator for Pacific Northwest Bell, where she worked until 1968. During this time, she met Emery Covington while attending various community/social events, whom she married at Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral on July 15, 1961. The couple lived in Spokane, WA and Orofino, ID before settling in Elmer City, WA in 1969, where Emery worked during the construction of the Third Power Plant at Grand Coulee Dam. She worked for the U.S. Postal Service in Elmer City and surrounding communities, where she retired after 30-years of service in 2009. She enjoyed crocheting, weekly crossword puzzles, watching various television programs, such as; American Idol, Dancing with the Stars, Tennis, Figure Skating and, of course, Gonzaga Basketball and Seattle Mariners Baseball! She thoroughly enjoyed visiting with Friends & Family and treasured the many relationships she was blessed with, in the community, she called “home.” She was a loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, Godmother and Friend, who will be dearly missed by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by Husband Emery in 1997 and a Baby Girl in 1962. Survivors include; Son Royce Covington, Daughters Lliane and Michelle Covington, Grandchildren Brianna Carson and Zachary (Kat) Covington, Brothers James, Thomas, Irvie and Melvin Abrahamson, Sisters Delores Smallwood and Linda Abrahamson, numerous Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, Godchildren and Friends., Rosary will take place 7PM on Friday, June 17, 2011 at Ball & Dodd Funeral Home at 5100 West Wellesley Ave., Spokane, WA 99205. Funeral Mass will take place 12PM on Saturday, June 18, 2011 at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Ford, WA with Burial following at Hubert Cemetery in Ford, WA., Strate Funeral Home of Grand Coulee Dam, WA is in charge of arrangements.
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PostHeaderIcon Merleen Hyde Bliley

Merleen Hyde Bliley, 63, of Lake Stevens, WA passed away on Thursday, June 9, 2011 at home with family by her side after a courageous seven month struggle with esophageal cancer., She was born in Everett, WA on March 15, 1948 to Al and Carol Hyde. She graduated from Lake Stevens High School in 1966 where she maintained an honor roll status and later attended Everett Community College. Merleen started her secretarial career at the Snohomish County Fire Marshall’s Office and in 1975 she moved to California where she was employed at various high tech microcomputer companies. She returned to Lake Stevens in 1991 and later started working for GTE/Verizon., Merleen was married to Jerry Mathis in 1966, Barry Wilson in 1976, and Tom Bliley until he passed in 2003., She is survived by her daughters, Jean Mathis and Heather Mathis; grandchildren, Jacquelyne Candelario (Jon), Chase Geer, Isaiah and Mariah Murray; great-grandchildren, Troy and Alena Candelario; her dachshund companion, Prince; sisters, Sherry Lewis and Vicki Hopkins; niece, Tonya Myers; and nephews, Tyson Lewis and daughter, Shaylee; and Justin Myers (Keara) and son, Jaxon., Merleen was a volunteer, in her early years and also spent several weekends attending street rod car shows with Barry and family. She enjoyed cruising the Caribbean, watching her favorite TV show, ID Discovery, was an avid crossword puzzle solver, Washington State Sports Fan and collected frogs of all kinds., A special thanks to everyone at Forest View THC in Everett for their exceptional care during Merleen’s six month stay, to Providence Hospice of Snohomish County, and to Delynn Schlecht and Dianne Checkos for their dedicated caregiving in assisting Merleen’s sisters., Please join us in celebrating Merleen’s life on Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at Evergreen Funeral Home, 4504 Broadway, Everett, WA., Donations may be made in Merleen’s name to Providence Hospice of Snohomish County, 2731 Wetmore Ave, Ste 500, Everett WA 98201; or to The, , 728-134th St SW, Ste 101, Everett, WA 98204.
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