Marilyn L. Viger
Marilyn L. Viger (Waklee), 88, a resident of Union, Washington, was called home by her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, at her home in Union. She was born on October 20, 1928, to Edith Josephine Isakson and Walter Eugene Waklee, in Los Angeles California. She was married to Russell C. (Butch) Viger, Sr. on September 10, 1946. She was a Forest Festival Princess for the first Forest Festival and the Queen the following year in 1946. Marilyn had been employed by the Olympia Oyster Company, Douglas Fir Tree Company and G.R. Kirk Company as a bookkeeper. She and Russell enjoyed many years on Hood Canal, boating, skiing, crabbing and geoducking, while after retirement enjoyed many winters on Maui and in Arizona.
She is survived by three daughters, Marel Current of Union, Peggy Mitchell of Union, Janet Jenney of Olympia; and one son, James Viger of Shelton. She is also survived by four grandchildren, Gena Viger of Federal Way, George Mitchell of Union, Daniette Wieandt of Olympia and Veronica Berets of Olympia, along with four great-grandchildren, Ronin and Lochlyn Wieandt, Ellie and Parker Berets all of Olympia.
She was preceded in death by her son, Russell C. (Chuck) Viger, Jr. in 1975 and her husband, Russell C. (Butch) Viger, Sr. in 2013.
There will be an informal day of remembrance on July 8, 2017, at the family property at 3311 E State Route 106, Union, Washington, from 2:00 pm to 4:00pm.
Arrangements are being handled by Forest Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations to your favorite charity.
Lee Stillwell, of Shelton Washington passed away, Friday, June 16, 2017 with his loving wife by his side
A celebration of Lee’s life will be held at 2:30 pm Sunday, June 25th in the reception hall near their home in Christmas Village, Shelton WA, 98584.
Lee was born February 15, 1940 in Lebanon, Oregon to Emil Arthur and Marcella Stillwell. He was a member of the Hoquiam High school class of 1959. In November of 1958 he married the love of his life Beverly Love, in Hoquiam WA. Shortly after their marriage they moved to Redmond, Oregon, where Lee was employed at a local dairy. But Lees love of his family called them back to Grays Harbor, where Lee and Bev made their home for several years.
Lee had many hobbies that he passionately shared with his friends and family. But, his love of old cars was his greatest passion. His career was also lead by his love of cars, owning and operating Lincoln Street Texaco, in Hoquiam WA for several years. Again, led by his love of cars, his desire to serve and help others. Lee made a career change from the service station to that of a Farmers Insurance Agent. He served the Shelton community loyally for 35 years, before he retired in 2013.
Lee also enjoyed spending time with his family, Sunday family BBQ’s, or heading to pizza held a special place in his heart.
Lee is survived by Beverly (Love) Stillwell his wife of 58 years, his three children Debra Tierney (Charles) of Ellensburg WA, Jay Stillwell (Teri Miller), of Shelton WA. and Donald Stillwell (Dori Kok) of Kalama, WA. Lee has seven grandchildren, and, nineteen great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters Marie Anderson (Pete) and Ellen Buckner (Dave), and his mother Marcella Stillwell.
Lee was preceded in death by his Father Emil Arthur Stillwell, two brothers Roy Emil Stillwell and Marvin Lester Stillwell, and a great granddaughter Taylor J. Iverson.
It is the wishes of his family that rather than flowers, donations be made in Lees name to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.
Michael Lawrence Hall
Michael Lawrence Hall (Mike) was born on December 8, 1943 and passed away on June 13, 2017. He was born in Shelton to William Hall and Elizabeth (Robertson) Hall. He grew up in the Skokomish, Matlock, and Kamilche Point areas of Mason County. He attended Shelton Schools and graduated from Irene S. Reed High School in 1963.
He joined the U.S. National Guard after high school and spent 17 years serving in the Guard. At one time he was the youngest E8 (First Sergeant) in the Washington National Guard.
Mike became a delivery man for Bob Ord Lucky Lager beer business and delivered all over Mason County, and became known as “Mike the Beer Man.” He went on to deliver for Black Hills and Cammarano brothers. After retiring from the Teamsters and the beer industry, Mike went to work for the Washington State Fish and Wildlife Department as a mechanic. His hobbies were cars, trucks and hunting.
Mike was a confirmed bachelor and was a favorite uncle to many nieces and nephews but especially his two nephews Dean McCoy and Mike McCoy, whom he helped raise and were like his sons. Mike McCoy’s children were like his grandchildren (Brandt and Riley McCoy). Mike is also survived by his sister, Dixie Smith and her family, brother Dale (Bonnie) and their children, brother-in-law Earl Madison and the children of his two deceased sisters, Sue Ann Madison and Vicki Harmon. He was also predeceased by his parents and brother-in-law Alex Smith.
A potluck Celebration of Life will be held at the Matlock Grange in Matlock on June 24th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Donations may be made to the Mason County Historical Society, P.O. Box 1366, Shelton, WA 98584.
Ben Myers, 68, a 53-year Shelton resident, died from cancer at home early Saturday morning, June 17. He was born October 25, 1948 in McCleary, WA to Robert Myers and Juanita (Morrow) Myers
He served in the U.S. Army from 1968-1970 in Vietnam, attaining the rank of Sergeant at discharge.
He married Linda Cruickshank on April 20, 1968 in Shelton.
Ben worked as high country timber faller, concrete & building contractor, building designer, youth pastor, foreman for the Shelton School District maintenance department, commercial truck driver.
He loved his family, working together with them on the family farm. He was a long time member of Mt. View Christian & Missionary Alliance Church.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Myers of the family farm in Shelton; daughter, Megan Sousa (Dave), family farm; daughter, Sara McCray (David), family farm; grandsons Nehemiah Swartz, Joseph McCray; granddaughters Linnea Swartz, Mara McCray; great granddaughter Neila Stewart; sisters Debbie Sisson and Janet Dahman, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws.
A memorial service will be held at Mt. View Alliance 314 E. J Street, Shelton on Saturday, July 8 at 1:00 pm.
Mark Johnson, 60, a resident of Port Townsend, died June 5, 2017 at Harrison Medical Center. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Funeral Home and Crematory.
Joan Amborn, 71, a resident of Belfair, died May 14, 2017, at home. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Funeral Home and Crematory.
Tina (Bridget Teresa) McCarroll, 82, a resident of Olympia, died June 14, 2017, at home. Arrangements are by Funeral Alternatives of Washington.
David Hugh Woodard, 78, a resident of Shelton, died June 14, 2017, at home. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Funeral Home and Crematory.
Barry Jason Bulman, 52, a resident of Shelton, died June 12, 2017, at home. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Funeral Home and Crematory.
Gary Chester Isaacson, 82, a resident of Bellevue, died June 13, 2017, at home. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Funeral Home and Crematory.
Cecil Eugene Sloan, 71, a resident of Ocean Shores, died June 13, 2017, at Grays Harbor Community Hospital. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Funeral Home and Crematory.
Grant Fassett Wolfkill, 94, a resident of Shelton, died June 14, 2017, at home. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Funeral Home and Crematory.
Linda Kay Jarvis, 68, a resident of Shelton, died June 15, 2017, at home. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Funeral Home and Crematory.
June Marilyn Nelson, 90, a resident of Hoodsport, died June 15, 2017, at home. Arrangements are by Funeral Alternatives of Washington.
Dordlee Buckmaster, 69, died June 9, 2017, at Grays Harbor Community Hospital. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Funeral Home and Crematory.
Wilson Durham, 68, a resident of Shelton, died June 15, 2017, on Pine Street. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Funeral Home and Crematory.
Arthur James Srock, 78, a resident of Shelton, died June 18, 2017, at home. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Funeral Home and Crematory.