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Steven Ralph Needham

Steven Ralph Needham, 75, died October 27, 2022, at Capital Medical Center in Olympia.

Steve was born October 24, 1947, to Gerald and Stephana Needham. Steve's mother was a 'Look-Out operator' at Dayton Peak Look-Out; his father was a Fire Warden for the State of Washington. Steve, along with his three sisters, and one brother all lived at the look-out station.

After graduation from Shelton High School, Steve joined the U.S. Army and earned an Engineer Equipment Maintenance degree, and later left with an honorable discharge. He worked for Simpson Timber Company in Dayton, WA doing auto repairs.

Steve never married nor had any children. He is survived by his sisters, Bernice Kessler (Lee) and Geraldine Worsely, both of Shelton; he is preceded in death by his brother Charles E. Needham, October of 2020.

Steve and his puppy Gizzy, are together again as they have now crossed over the rainbow bridge.

A Memorial service will be posted at a later date.


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