AnnaBelle ARNESON Born on May 17, 1916 in Niobrara, NE; moved to Kirkland, WA in 1956; died on March 6, 2011 in SeaTac, WA. Survived by her loving children Linda, Judy, Trudy, Edwin; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandsons. Funeral Service today, Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 2:00PM at Yarington’s Funeral Home; 10708 – 16th Avenue SW, Seattle with Viewing one hour prior to service.
Bill Whitlock, age 88, passed away at home on March 29, 2011 surrounded by his loving family., Born on December 10, 1922 in Harrisburg, Illinois, he was the youngest of 6 children born to Charles and Mary Whitlock on a small farm., found Bill in the US Army serving in an Evacuation Hospital in the ETO. He was involved in 5 major campaigns., After his discharge from the Army, Bill married Barbara Nolan on October 2, 1948. They spent most of their married life in San Diego, California, moving to Mount Vernon in 2002. They celebrated 57 years together., A hardworking man, who continued to work all the way into his 80’s, Bill worked for several different companies during his lifetime., After a time of unemployment following General Dynamics layoff in the 1960’s, Bill began working as a janitor for a small manufacturing company. Within just a few years, he had worked his way up to General Production Manager over 300 employees. The job he most enjoyed was with Sym-Tek, where he was the International Sales Director. This gave him a wonderful opportunity to travel the world and make friends with his clients from around the globe. He determined that he had been in 105 different airports during the course of his business and personal travels., After retiring, Bill lived a quiet, but full life in Mount Vernon. He enjoyed trips to Alaska. He cared for the needs of his neighbors and family. He was loved by all who knew him., He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Barbara; and his siblings, Lloyd Whitlock, Pauline Tate and Hayward Whitlock., Bill is survived by his daughter, Ann Whitlock of Anchorage, Alaska; his son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Cheri Whitlock of Mount Vernon, WA; and his sister, Geneva Campbell (Ken) and brother, Roger Whitlock (Marian), both of Michigan., The family would like to thank Hospice of the Northwest for their compassionate support and care during Dad’s last illness., A private family graveside service was held on Friday, April 1, 2011 at Mount Vernon Cemetery, with Pastor Don DeJong presiding., Funeral arrangements were made under the direction of Kern Funeral Home., Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Northwest.
Barbara “Jimmie” Barrett, 98, passed away on Saturday, March 26, 2011, in East Wenatchee. Jimmie was born Barbara Geraldine Sickman on October 18, 1912, in Roseburg, OR. She liked school and graduated third highest in her high school class in Coos Bay, OR in 1930. She always had a radiant smile and a clever wit, and she was pictured in a North Bend newspaper in 1936, as a “Loretta Young Look Alike.”
Bernard Joseph of Tulalip, WA passed away on March 30, 2011 in Tulalip., He was born August 28, 1932 to Eugene Joseph and Alice Brown Joseph in Tulalip. He received his education in LaConner, WA, after which time he service in the Air Force during the Korean War., His career included a Custodial Maintenance Supervisor, carpenter, and mason worker for the Tulalip Tribes. Bernard loved watching the Mariners and Huskies., He is survived by his children, Lisa Camden, Laurie Joseph and Matthew Joseph; siblings, Kathleen Queen and Mary Fryberg. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Kiley, Brandt, Zachary and Ian Charlie; two great-grandchildren, Dakota and Taylor; and numerous family and friends., Preceding him in death were his father, Eugene Joseph, mother, Alice Brown Joseph, sister, Susie Joseph Napoleon, brother, Harold Eugene Joseph, brother, Garfield Joseph, Yvonne Jean Joseph Coles, sister, Barbara Ann Joseph Henry, Philamena Rose Joseph Maas, and son, Michael Dale Joseph., Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 2, 2011 at the Tulalip Tribal Gym, 6700 Totem Beach Rd, Tulalip with burial to follow at Mission Beach Cemetery.