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  • Edee Loleta (Lauber) Larson

    Apr 4, 2024

    Edee Loleta (Lauber) Larson was born January 8, 1929 in Portland, Oregon, and died March 15, 2024 in Shelton, Washington. She attended Washington State College (University) where she met her husband Doug Larson. They married September 4, 1948. Upon Doug's graduation from Veterinary School they moved to Olympia, then to Enumclaw before settling in Shelton in 1956, where they established Shelton Veterinary Hospital. Edee was involved in the community as a Mason County Forest Festival Board member...

  • Bernard A. Hoag

    Apr 4, 2024

    Bernard A. "Gus" Hoag passed away March 28, 2024. Gus was born April 9, 1942 to Bernard M. Hoag and Dorothy Dehart Hoag in McCleary, Washington. Gus graduated from Elma High School in 1960 and attended Seattle University before enlisting in the U.S. Army and serving in Vietnam specializing as a military intelligence analyst. After he left the military, he worked in several timber related industries then began a career in credit unions, first with Mason County Federal Credit Union in Shelton and...

  • Steve Hansen

    Apr 4, 2024

    Steve Hansen passed away peacefully in his sleep at St. Michael's Hospital in Silverdale, Washington on March 8, 2024. Steve was born in Bremerton on November 22, 1943, to Les and Jeanette (Wideen) Hansen. The family moved to Shelton in 1958 when Les bought Boone's Plumbing and Heating. Steve followed his dad into the plumbing business, eventually buying it and renaming it Hansen's Plumbing and Heating. Steve graduated from Irene S. Reed High School in 1962. His first marriage to Judy Renecker g...

  • Gregory Allen Steensen

    Apr 4, 2024

    It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Gregory Allen Steensen on December 30, 2023. Greg was born November 30, 1949, in Portland, Oregon, and was raised in Shelton by his parents, William Paul Steensen Kramer and Shirley Delores Steensen Kramer (both deceased). Greg graduated from Shelton High School in 1968. Not long after, he met Cindy Wokojance and they were married in 1975, although divorced several years later. Greg's lifelong love, however, was the great outdoors and he was mo...

  • Freda Spangler

    Apr 4, 2024

    Freda Spangler, 60, died March 25th, 2024 at home with her family by her side. She was born December 16, 1963, in Eureka, CA to Donald and Jeannette Spangler (Walton). Freda was a tough and brazen woman. Often stubborn, likely loud but always passionate - she lived her life with an exuberant spirit. Never one to back down from a fight, she was fierce and rowdy down to her bones. She will be missed deeply, as a mother, as a grandma, as a little sister, as an aunty, as a cousin, and a friend. Her...

  • Remembering Jerry Hayden

    Apr 4, 2024

    A Celebration of Jerry's life will take place on Saturday, April 13th, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. Springs Road Chapel 1113 E. Shelton Springs Rd., Shelton, WA Please join us in sharing memories and celebrating his life. You also can leave condolences at Funeral Alternatives of Washington...

  • Donald Kenneth Anderson

    Apr 4, 2024

    Donald Kenneth Anderson, 85, died March 24, 2024, with family by his side at his home in Shelton, Washington. Donald was born May 31, 1938 in Seattle, Washington, to Kenneth Adolph and Dorthy Marilla Mays Anderson. He graduated from Edmonds High School 1956. Donald enlisted into the United State Marine Corps in April 1958, where he went to boot camp in San Diego, CA. While in the Marine Corps, Lance Cpl Donald K. Anderson completed a 20-day deployment to Yuma, AZ with the Marine All Weather...

  • Recently Passed

    Apr 4, 2024

    Larry Taylor, 85, a resident of Aberdeen, WA passed away March 23, 2024, at home. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Family Funeral Home and Crematory. Ronny Eugene Manwiller, 56, a resident of Olympia, passed away March 24, 2024, at Providence St. Peter’s Hospital in Olympia, WA. Arrangements are by Funeral Alternatives, Tumwater, WA. Freda Mae Spangler, 60, a resident of Elma, passed away March 25, 2024, at home. Arrangements are by Forest Funeral Home and Crematory. Gary Vig, 85, a resident of Shelton, passed away March 25, 2024, at h...

  • Jerry Hayden

    Mar 28, 2024

    Remembering Jerry Hayden A Celebration of Jerry's life will take place on Saturday, April 13th, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. at the Springs Road Chapel, 1113 E. Shelton Springs Rd., Shelton, WA. Please join us in sharing memories and celebrating his life. You also can leave condolences at Funeral Alternatives of Washington....

  • Wally Engel

    Mar 28, 2024

    Wally passed away on March 13, 2024, at his home. A celebration of his life is scheduled for April 13, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. at the Eagles Lodge in Shelton, WA. He was born to Harvey and Marjorie Engle on June 9, 1952, in Seattle, WA. Wally lived most of his life in Seattle and Shelton. He lived in Anchorage, AK for two years and in Indianapolis, IN for six months. He graduated from Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines, WA in 1970. After graduation he started his career as a commercial truck driver. He is survived by his brother Bill Engle, his...

  • Michael Scott Bogle

    Mar 28, 2024

    Michael Scott Bogle was born July 11, 1961 in Seattle, WA to William and Elizabeth (Tarp) Bogle. He passed away on February 22, 2024 at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA. He graduated from Edmonds High School. He married Elizabeth (Jacobsen) Bogle. Michael worked as a weapons screener for the King County Courthouse until his retirement. He enjoyed traveling, camping, fishing and spending time with friends and family. He is survived by his wife Elizabeth, and their three sons; Michael L. Bogle,...

  • Lillian Laslo

    Mar 28, 2024

    With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Lillian Laslo, born January 28th, 1919, in Seattle. She was the cherished only child of Charles and Beatrice Russell. Lillian's journey came to a peaceful end on January 31, 2024, at the age of 105. Lillian was united in marriage to her beloved husband, Frank Laslo, for 36 years until his passing in 1996. Theirs was a partnership of love, laughter, and enduring commitment. Together, they navigated life's joys and challenges with grace and resilience....

  • Wayne Green

    Mar 21, 2024

    Wayne Green passed away on January 31, 2024, in Mesa, Arizona at the age of 69. Wayne loved his family, friends and his dogs Tasha and Mary Bell. He could be counted on to lend a helping hand, offer advice and make people laugh. His handshake was a promise. Wayne had a passion for the outdoors and being in the woods. He spent his Sundays watching football and rooting for the Raiders. During the summer months he could be found enjoying a ride on his Harley. He was always up for an adventure and...

  • Rose Ane (Sandi) Kvarnstrom

    Mar 21, 2024

    Rose Ane (Sandi) Kvarnstrom was born on March 20, 1946, to John and Rose Jensen in Bremerton, WA. Sandi went to school in Bremerton and graduated high school in 1965, then went on to get her bachelor's degree from the University of Oregon. Returning to the area, she worked in the front office for Dr. Don LePere in Belfair from 1972 to 1990. In 1990, Sandi and her husband Carl purchased the Purdy Canyon Drive Inn, north of Shelton, WA. They owned the drive inn for 18 years, until the state...

  • Kevin Lee Frankeberger

    Mar 21, 2024

    Kevin Lee Frankeberger, 67, of Shelton, Washington, quietly slipped into the next life on March 8, 2024, after a period of illness. He was born on December 5, 1956, to John and Maxine Frankeberger in Columbus, Ohio. Kevin attended New Mexico State University and later The Ohio State University, of which he was a proud Buckeye alumnus. Kevin's pride and joy were his two sons, Brian and Jeff. His wife of 20 years, Rebecca Frankeberger, and Kevin made Lake Limerick their home, and together were the...

  • Katherine Ellen (Ivie) Madtson

    Mar 21, 2024

    Beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Katherine Ellen (Ivie) Madtson, passed away March 4th, 2024, at home with her family. Childhood sweethearts, Kathie will be remembered as a dedicated wife to Joel for nearly 59 years. They were together for more than 63 years. Steve and Kim were blessed as Kathie loved her children fiercely. Grandkids, Bryce (Candice), Aaron, Michaela and Joey were her shining glory! Kathie loved going to band competitions, selling band quilt raffle tickets and watching hours of soccer, football and baseball games to...

  • Carolyn Cantine Raynes

    Mar 21, 2024

    Montevideo: Carolyn Sue Cantine Raynes, died March 22, 2023, in Uruguay, the victim of homicide. Born in 1945, she became a cabaret singer in Chicago, IL and later earned a practical nursing degree while married to Thomas Schmidling. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Kathleen Cantine. She is survived by her husband, William Alvin Raynes, formerly of Seattle, WA, son Christian Schmidling (Paula), granddaughters, Theresa and Nikki; great-grandson Charlie; sister Marguerite...

  • Joyce Carol Kramer-Darnell

    Mar 21, 2024

    Joyce Carol Kramer-Darnell passed on March 5, 2024, at the age of 80 in Olympia, Washington. She left behind her children Ted, Lynda and Tim, her husband Phil and his daughters, Jessica and Liz, many grandchildren and good friends. Joyce loved to travel, her family, and meeting new people. She was always "dressed to the nines" in bright clothes and jewelry. She brought color to our lives and to everyone she met. No service is planned at this time. "We love you, Mom!"...

  • Shamana Kathryn Hutsell

    Mar 21, 2024

    Shamana Kathryn Hutsell passed peacefully in her home early Wednesday February 28, 2024. She was born in The Dalles Oregon, November 23, 1946. After graduating high school, she travelled to Yellowstone where she lived and worked for a season, a part of her heart stayed in the wilds there. She then moved to Seattle where she met David Hutsell. She married him on December 11, 1966. After having her first two children, they moved to a farm in Oregon. There she began developing her natural skills. H...

  • Recently Passed

    Mar 21, 2024

    Bette Barker, 95, a resident of Lacey, passed away February 23, 2024, at Artesian Place Assisted living in Olympia, WA. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Family Funeral Home and Crematory. Kevin Lee Frankeberger, 67, a resident of Shelton, passed away March 8, 2024, at home. Arrangements are by Forest Funeral Home and Crematory. Steven Hansen, 80, a resident of Belfair, passed away March 8, 2024, at St. Michael Medical Center in Silverdale, WA. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Family Funeral Home and Crematory. Spencer Abersold, 86, a...

  • Barbara Pearson 1952-2024

    Mar 14, 2024

    BarbaraAnn Pearson passed away peacefully on March 5, 2024, at the age of 71. Born on May 8, 1952, to Golden Masteller and Celia Moyer of Park Rapids, Minnesota, Barbara was the youngest of three children. In 1954, her family moved to Shelton, Washington where Barbara would find her forever home. Barbara was a loving mother and grandmother who cherished her family and friends. She enjoyed playing cards, camping in her motor-home, and showing her love for others through her cooking. Barbara was...

  • Marie Kathryn Cormier

    Mar 14, 2024

    Marie Kathryn Cormier, 99 years young, passed away peacefully on March 10, 2024, at Alpine Way Assisted Living Facility. She was born on December 22, 1924, in Centralia, Washington, to Albert Otto and Alma (Teitzel) Schuffenhauer. She was a proud resident of Shelton and was a 1942 graduate of Irene S. Reed High School. Marie was the second of six siblings. She was predeceased by her parents and brothers, Louis, Verne and Lee. She is survived by her best friend and youngest sister, Arlene...

  • Tana Mae (Nelson) Schmidt

    Mar 14, 2024

    Tana Mae (Nelson) Schmidt, 84, passed away on March 3, 2024, at Shelton Health and Rehab from cancer. She was born August 1, 1939. Tana was preceded in death by her husband Ken Schmidt, her father and mother, Leo and Coila Nelson, and her two brother, Wes Nelson and Jan Nelson. She is survived by her four sons' and one daughter Shawn of California, Rocky of Utah, Aaron of Idaho, Wes of Shelton and Tani of Shelton. Also, one sister-in-law Bonnie Nelson and her longtime childhood friend, Carol...

  • Woodrow Anthony Apple

    Mar 7, 2024

    Woodrow Anthony Apple was born March 8th, 1945, on Pine Ridge, SD tribal lands and passed away on February 3rd, 2024, surrounded by family and friends in Shelton, Washington. His service will be held privately with family on March 9th, 2024. Woodrow, known to loved ones as Woody or Sonny, served in the United States Navy from 1962 to 1966, as well as serving his country overseas in the Vietnam War. His primary occupations included road construction and roofing, and he spent part of his career...

  • John "Jack" Valley

    Mar 7, 2024

    John "Jack" Valley of Chicopee, MA passed peacefully in the company of his loving family on February 2, 2024. Jack was born in Shelton, Washington on March 22, 1932 to William S. and Marjorie A. (Swan) Valley. He graduated from Washington State University with a degree in Business Administration. He subsequently served in the U.S. Air Force, which brought him to his permanent home in Chicopee. Jack was known for his deep, caring nature and an innate curiosity that made everyone he came across...

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