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B6 -:. The Arlington Times/The Marysville Globe OBITUARIES & BIRTHS Wednesday, C. M. (Milt) Butters C. M. (Mflt) Butters, 98, passed away peacefully at home on February ] 7, 2000. There will be a celebration of his life on March 4, at 3 p.m. at the Sisco Heights CommuniW Club, 13527 99th Ave. N.E., off Highway 9. Walter Chdstlanson Walter Christianson" 64, of Arlington, Wash., passed away slid- denly Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2000 in Las Vegas, Nevada. There will be a graveslde service Wednesday, March 1, 2000 at 11 a.m. at the Arlington Cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of Weller Funeral Home, Arlington. Minnie Pearl Barnhart Goodell Minnie Pearl Barnhart Goodell, 75, passed away February 17, 2000, in Seattle, Wash. Born on May 31, 1924 in Ballard, Wash. the ninth and last child of David H. and Janie C. Barnhart. Minnie grew up in Ballard and graduated in 1942 from Ballard High School. She was a very hard worker and excelled in whatever she did, holding up to three jobs at a time, from wait- ress to cook, to dance instructor, to secretary and member of the Seattle Business and Professional Women's Club. She also became a secretary and eventually executive secretary for the Seattle branch of Eastman Tag & Label Co., of Calif. When she left there it took five secretaries to replace her. During the latter 40s Minnie met her husband-to-be Clifford E. Goodell, a machinist from Omak, Wash., Minnie and Cliff got married in 1950 in Seattle and built their first home in North Seattle where Minnie passed away. Daughter, Phyllis Elise was born in 1956 and son Clifford Ernest Jr. was born in 1959. She was a stay-at- home mother during the grade school years, volunteering at the school and becoming PTA president for several years as well as Camp Fire Girl group leader. Minnie became a legal secretary and retired from the King CounW Justice Court system. In 1978 they moved to the home they had built on Camano Island. Never one to actually "retire" she worked as a legal secre- tary in Stanwood and became active with the Mabana Flames. In the 1950s Minnie became involved with the Masonic Lodge. She is PWHP of Jericho Shrine No. 21 W.S.OJ. of Marysville and member of Fidelity Chapter O.E.S. of Arlington, Wash. Throughout the Puget Sound area she has played the organ for a number of Masonic organizations and will be greatly missed. When her husband of 38 years passed away in 1988, Minnie moved to Smokey Point and volunteered at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, later becoming a member of their staff as a cook. A few years later she went to be fhe head cook at the South County Senior Center in Edmonds. With her excellent cooking, creativity and joyful attitude the attendance at each Center soared. Since childhood" Minnie loved music. During her lifelLrne she played several Instruments, but primarily the piano and later the organ. She was a member of several bands and played piano for dances. She could "do it all," read music, write music, play by ear and transpose in a second. The last years Minnie played for the Sunday dance at the South County Senior Center in Edmonds. Minnie is survived by her two children and theft spouses, Phyllis and husband Chuck Adkins of Seattle, Clifford and wife Carol of Camano Island, and three grandchildren, Kristopher GoodelL and Evan and Merideth Adldns. Also surviving her is her brother Charles Barnhart and sis- ter Ella Eaton, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Minnie loved flowers, gardening, cooking, catering, dancing and playing beautiful music. Her greatest joys in life were her family, many friends and good music. This beautiful, loving, caring and giving lady will be greatly missed by all that knew her. Minnie touched many lives and always had a smile and a word of encouragement. Memorials can be made to the Edmonds or Stillaguamish Senior Centers, or through your WSOJ or OES. Bert lrvine Bert Langsjoen, 80, beloved husband, father and grandfa- ther, passed away on February 27, 2000, In Arlington, Wash. lrvlne was horn at the family farm in Sllvana, Washington, on May 13, 1919, to Stillaguamish Valley Pioneers, Henry and Dora Langsjoen. He worked for the Burlington Northern Railroad prior to serving In the Army Air Corp., during World War IL stationed In England, 412th ASG. He returned home after the war and operated the family dairy In Happy Valley, Silvana, where he married Mary Hammond and raised four daughters. In 1957 he quit fanning and went to work for Snohomish County Road District #1, retiring after 25 years as Road Maintenance Supervisor. He will be missed by his wife of 52 years, Mary;, four daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Steve Peterson, Terry and Bud Davis, Sharon and Toby Abel all of Arlington, and Val and Doug Smith of Whitehorse; broth- er, Lane Langsjoen of Arlington; sister, Myrtle Stenssa of Stanwood; grand- children, Les, Tracy, Scott, Nikld, Becky, Will Joe, Evan, Dana, Chris; great grandchildren, Adam, Hannah and Ally. lrvine er~joyed camping with his family and friends on the Skagit River at Concrete. He loved his family, gar- dening and took great pride in his daffy three mile walks. Family graveside services will be held at Valley View Cemetery in Silvana. Donations may be made to the Stillaguamish Pioneer Museum or CVH. The family sends a special thank you to the emergency and nursing staff at Cascade Valley Hospital and the city of Arlington Fire Department and EMS personnel. Gladys Cecelia (Evans} Sather Gladys Cecelia (Evans) Sather, 91, of Arlington, Wash. passed away peacefully on February 21, 2000. She was born on August 23, 1908 in Custer, Wash. Gladys grew up and was edu cated in the Arlington area. She married Lloyd Carlo Sather in 1935. She was proprieter of the "Little Store" on Lenore street in Arlington for many years and knew several of the school children who would come in with their pennies to buy candy. She loved seeing the children. She was an honorary life member of the American Legion Auxiliary 76 and a charter member of Snohomish County Salon #736 8 & 40. Gladys will always be remembered for her love of her family! She is survived by one son Kenneth L Sather and daughter-in law, Robin of Silvana, Wash. One daughter, Patricia A. Vroman and son- in-law Wayne of Arlington. One broth- er, Robert Evans and sister-in-law Jean of Mt. Vernon, Wash., and one sister Lyone (Dolly) Mooma of California. granchildren" Jodi Sather Smytbe and husband, Mike, of Siivana. Cindy Chaves and husband, Eric, of Everett, Wash. Sherry Thorpe and husband, Chris, of Seven Lakes area; Mike Vroman of Everett; Connie Smith and husband, Eric, of Kirkland, Wash.; Three grandsons, Evan and Desmond Thorpe and Drake Chaves. Also numerous meces and nephews and many friends. She was preceeded in death by her husband, Lloyd in May of 1964. One daughter, Vivian in 1937 and a son, Dennis in 1942. Graveside services were held on Friday, Feb. 25, 2000 at 1 p.m. at the Arlington Cemetery. A time for fellow- ship followed the graveside service at the home of Ken and Robin Sather. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. Weller Funeral Home of Arlington is in charge of arrangements. Granite Falls Max Otto Jensen Max Otto Jensen, 75, was born In St. Anthony, Idaho on August 22, 1924. He passed away peacefully at his home in Granite Falls, Wash. on Friday, Feb. 25, 2000. Max is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Luella; his children Chris (Carla), Gaff (Doug) Neal, Carol (Bill) Ginger, Kurt (Polly), Jerry (Karen), Nathan (Mary) and Connie Jensen" 17 grandchildren and nine great-grand- children. He is also survived by his brothers, Robert Jensen of Texas and Donald Jensen of California. Max proudly served his country in World War lI as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division, the 507th Airborne Combat Regiment. He was decorated for combat in the Ardennes, now known as the "Battle of the Bulge." The 507th regiment was attached to General Patton's third army to relieve the 101st airborne who were then surrounded by German forces. They were then assigned to General Montgomery for the battle of the Ruhr Valley. The 82nd Airborne was selected to be General Eisenhower's Honor Guard, and was honored to be the division to march down New York's 5th Avenue in the Victory Day celebration. The parade was something he never forgot because it meant he was home! For years, Max was a smoke- jumper in Montana during the sum- mer, while becoming a journey man carpenter in Salt Lake City, Utah dur- ing the rest of the year, forming his first construction company, Beehive Drywall. Max and Luella came to Washington in 1969 to revolutionize the Northwest Construction Industry. Max was a pinnacle of leadership to the AWCI Drywall Association. A part of Max can be seen in almost every ma$or building in the Seattle skyline. Max's children carry on the company he founded, Pacific Construction Systems, Inc. After Max retired, he and his wife Luella became leaders and major supporters of the thor- oughbred Industry. They owned, bred and raced horses at Longacres. When Longacres dosed, they kept their broodmare band in Washington to support the industry, and raced at Yaldma Meadows, all the while help- ing with every effort to build a new racetrack in Washington. He became an investor in the new Emerald Downs racetrack. He also spent many sleep- less nights helping to foal the new racehorses. Luella will continue to run their Suncrest Thoroughbred Farm with the help of her family. Max was the consummate husband, father, grandfather, business man and friend. He will be remembered as a man gift- ed with love, kindness, Integrity and strength. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to The Union Gospel Mission of Seattle or the Woild War II Memorial Fund. Funeral Services were held at Green's Bellevue Funeral Home on Wednesday, Feb. 29. Interment fol- lowed at Sunset Hills Memorial Park. A celebration of his life was held at his home In Granite Falls. wamy Wesley Beachier, born February I1, 1944, died February 18, 2000 He is survived by his sister Sandra Beachier of New Providence, Penns. and countless friends of the Moose from throughout the state of Washington. Wes enjoyed playing pool and darts and will also be missed by the many friends he made while enjoying those games. The memorial was February 26, at I p.m. at the Marysville Moose Lodge. Roy Wilks Brown Roy WiLks Brown, 90, of Marysville, Wash. passed away February 19, 2000 in Everett. He was born October 21. 1909 in Spencer, Indiana and had lived in Lyrmwood for the past 34 years. Roy owned and operated Queen Anne Recreation Restaurant in the 1950s, a commercial fisherman for four years and worked for Fredrick & Nelson at Aurora Village for 20 years. He belonged to the Alderwood Golden Age Pinochle Club for 15 years. Roy also enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening. He leaves his wife of 67 years Mary Louise Brown, of Marysville, son and his wife, Bud and Lonnie Brown, of Marysvflle; his daughter, Patty Lou MacKenzie, of Shoreline, Wash. four grandchildren and their spouses, Raymon and Karen Brown, Lisa and Oscal Tyler, and Jennifer and Charles Woodford, Jimmy Midkiff; and six great-grandchildren. A Service was held Saturday, Feb. 26, 2000 at the Chapel of Purdy & Waiters at Floral Hills, Lynnwoood, Wash. Interment at Floral Hills Cemetery. There was a reception at Floral Hills following the service. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Arrangements entrusted to Purdy & Waiters of Everett, Wash. Louise Phipps Eddy Louise Phipps Eddy, 88, of Marysville, Wash. passed away peace- fully at her home of 52 years on February 24, 2000. Loise was born August 6, 1911 in Auburn, Wash. and was a life long Wash. resident. She was preceded in death by her husband ot 50 years, Charles Eddy. She leaves two sons, Tom and Sandy Eddy of Stanwood, Wash.; Ross and Beverly Eddy of MarysviUe, five grandchildren, Duane, Troy, Tarmny, Kristen, Brian and their families. Louise led a full life, she was a resi- dent of Marysvllle since 1947, and was employed by local businesses: Blooms, Jansha Tannery and the Marysville Globe. Her early loves in life were the outdoors, bird hunting and skeet shooting, where she won a Women's State Championship. Her later loves were cards, cribbage and her children and grandchildren, as well as her lov- ing companion for the last 10 years, D.C. Dean was a member of the Masonic Order Shrine and Crystal Lodge #122 F 8L A.M. in Marysville, Wash. life member of Scoffish Rite. He also was a life member fo the V.F.W. and a member of the Elks. Dean is survived by his wife, Raye, of 58 years, one daughter, Elisha Stevenson, husband Harvey, one grandson Jason Wllliam Dean Smith, wife Heather, brother Dale, wife Betty, sister Alyce Sawyer, husband Bill. He was preceded in death by sis- ter Ardis Armistead. With Dean's wishes his ashes will be scattered at Totem Bay and Track 13 at Delta Railroad Yard, Everett, Wash. His remains will be inurned at Evergreen Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Masonic Children's Burn Center or a charity of your choice. Memorial services were held February 27, at St. Philips Episcopal Church, Marysville. Following the ser~ vices, a celebration of Dean's Life will take place at the Marysville Moose Lodge. Jean M. Fitzsimmons Jean M. Fitzsimmons, born November 3, 1941, in Deadwood, South Dakota to Jack and Julie Williams, passed away suddenly the morning of February 17, 2000, of nat- ural causes. Jeame was preceded in death by her father, Jack C. Williams. She was survived by her son, Brian Zednick (Pam); daughter, Carrie Zednick'. granddaughter, Emery Zedmck; and grandson, Carson Zednick; Mother, Julie Williams; brother, John Williams (Shirley); sisters, Sister Joan Williams, Judy Rowan (Bob) and Janet Morgan (Denny) She is also survived by sever- al nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Jeanie moved to Marysviile, Wash. in 1981 and lived there until 1999 when she moved to Arlington, Wash. to be closer to her children. She was employed by the Marysville School District. Jeanie was trusted and loved by the staff and students of Marysville-Pilchuck High School and often expressed to her family and friends how much she enjoyed her Snohomish, ~ith private burial follow- ing at G.A.R. Cemetery. Clyde Osburn tuse Clyde Osburn Luse, 81, of Marys~lle, Wash. died February 19, 2000 at his home. Clyde was born November 30, 1918 in Tomahawk, Wisc. to Charles and Essie (Burnes) Luse. He had been a resident of snohomish county for 65 years, coming from Wisconsin. Clyde served his country n the U.S. Army during World War II, arid worked for Simpson Timber Co. of Everett for 25 years. He is survived by his son, Philip Edwards Luse of Alaska; daughters Francis Ion Luse of New Orleans, Lou. and Sandra Lee Luse of Mississippi; step-children, Henry Toback and Barbara Darnel]; brother, Audry Luse of Cottage Grove, Oreg.; and sisters, Dolly Campbell of Marysville, Eileen King of Texas, Zelda Stark of Marysville and Lila Bridgeman of Marysville; along with four grand-chil- dren. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Delbert Luse, William Brandt; and sister, Ellen Miller Funeral service was held Thursday, Feb. 24, 2000 at First Assembly of God, with burial follow- ing at Evergreen Cemetery in Everett. The family would like to give special thanks to Marysville Rescue Memorial contributions may be given to the American Heart Association, 4414 Woodland Park Ave Seattle, WA 98103 David Payne David Payne, 60, died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000, at home in Burlington, Wash. Born June 28, 1939 in Everett, Wash. he was a son of Elmo and Alvina 0acobson) Payne. In 1958 he graduated from Lake Stevens High School. He worked as an electrician for many years with the Local 191, IBEW, Everett. He was an outdoor enthusiast. Survivors include his wife Carol of Burlington; two sons and daugh- ters-m-law, Mark and Dagmar Payne work at the school. She was very fond of the students and staff and proud of her contributions she made to the school. She recently enjoyed decorat- ing her new home. caring for her her boxer dog, Kayla. She will be remembered by her family and many friend was held Saturday, Feb. 26, friends for her strong will and great 2000 at the home of Brian Zednick. spirit. Heaven just became a much A special letter from her grand- brighter and warmer place with her children, Emery (9) and Carson (7), to presence, their grandma: A private family buriel will be Dear Grandma Jeanie; held at the Marysville Cemetery. I just want you to get better, very, very better. I'd use all of my heart for you to get better. I want you Dean Chandler English to take this picture and keep it in Dean Chandler English, 82,your heart forever, and ever. Always passed away Wednesday Feb. 6, 2000 remember us and keep us in your at home with his loving family beside heart too! We'll keep you in ours. Love him. Dean was born December 30, with more. 1917 in Everett, Wash. Emery & Carson Dean attended Everett High School in the class of 1936, graduat- Mona J. Lord ing many years later. Mona J. l.ord" 76 of Snohomish, Dean married Raye Steinhauer Wash. died February 23, 2000 in August 2, 1941 while serving in the Yuma, Ariz. She was born July 2, 1923 Washington State National Guard. in Snohomish and had been a life long After serving five years in the United resident. Mona maintained a home States Army in WWII in the European and garden for approximantely 50 Theater of Operations he returned years on the site of the original Lord home and continued working for the Homestead. Great Northern Railroad retiring in She is survived by her sons and 1978 after 42 years of service. During daughter-in-law, Micheal and Mary this time he served as President of the Anne Lord, of Edmonds, Wash. and Yardmasters Association. After retire- Steve Lord, of Snohomish; sister, Myra menf Dean enjoyed volunteering for CoW, of Snohomish; brothers Milton the US. Forest Service for many years. Morley, of MarysviUe, Wash. and Mike He loved gardening, fishing and trav- Morley, of Freeland, Wash, special ellng with our many friends. Dean friend, Jack Kerens, of Seattle, Wash.; also served on the Executive Board of and numerous nieces, nephews and the Stillaguamish Senior Center and many close fnends. the Snohomish County. Grants Board She was preceded in death by for many years to the present. He also her husband Warren M. Lord in 1983. enjoyed being senior page in Senator Funeral services were Tuesday, Patty Murray's office in Washington Feb. 29 at Bauer Funeral Chapel, of Rhinebeck, Brenda Payne one daughter Tina Wash.; one brother s Richard Binghmnpton, NeW i and brother-in-law, Mueller of grandchildren and Elmo and Memorial Thursday, Funeral Home, Remembrances the American 6315A Fleming. 4506. Arrangements tion Hulbush Burlington. Leonard F. Leonard F. Yakima, died in his home of Pillager, Minne. Frank and Mabel to Washington ing for work be. He 11, 1940 in Len worked forl Coulee Dam as a pipe fitter. He Everett, Wash. thent them on his retirement. Afro" Martha enjoyed 15 winters with member of God Church, mental in getting s He is years; Curtis of Yakima, Scratton of Moxee DeGroot dren; and 11 one on the way; a in-law, Hazel and t Reading, Penn.; nephews. by his parents, roses, and cherished most the time February 8, 2000 she spent with her children and A boy was born to Jill and Gregg Perkins of grandchildren. Her family is proud that she touched the hearts of every- one she met and expresses their grati- Febraury 9, 2000 rude and appreciation to everyone for A boy was born to Layne Costelloof BothelL the love and support they have extended to her and her family. A Febrttary 10, 2000 time of Remembrance for family and February ll, 2000 A boy was born A boy was born toShelli and Jim Newton A girl was born to Kelly and Brian Kinlaw February 14, 2000 A boy Camano Island. A boy was born to Tonya Fitzgerald and Lake Stevens. February 15, 2000 ................. and Tyler A boy was born to Andrea and .................... 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