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Judy Kay Nieukirk, ended her two year battle with brain tumors on April 7, 2011. She was born at the base of Grand Coulee Dam February 28, 1946 to Elizabeth and Otha Ownby. Her family settled in Seattle on Beacon Hill and she graduated from Cleveland High School in 1964. She was active in student government, played piano, and sang in choir. Judy studied elementary education at Seattle University and taught for six years at Arbor Heights Elementary in West Seattle.

Her long time passion for people and homes helped launch her real estate career with Johansson Clark (nee Johansson Johansson). At Carol King and Associates, she might have been having too much fun with colleagues and clients to sell any homes. She worked at Windermere before founding Leonhardt/McLauchlan with Marilyn McLauchlan. Later she owned Prudential Northwest Real Estate. She enjoyed helping people find their dream homes and become connected with the Bainbridge Island community.

Her passion for theater and especially musicals led her to support children’s theater on Bainbridge Island. She discovered director Ron Milton while working at Arbor Heights Elementary and helped bring him to Bainbridge Island for a production of Romeo and Juliet. She enjoyed traveling with husband Jim to Africa, Alaska, the Panama Canal and especially Maui. She was a doting “Nana” to grandsons’ Joshua, age 16, Sam, age 6, and Bo, age 3. She will be missed by husband Jim Nieukirk, mother Elizabeth, sister Karen (Paul) Ritter, son Eric Leonhardt, daughter-in-law Amy Sue Leonhardt, step-daughter Ginny (Peter), three nieces, a nephew and many friends. She is preceeded in death by her father Otha Ownby.

A memorial service will be held at Grace Episcopal Church on Friday, April 29 at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Bainbridge Performing Arts—Children’s Theatre or Hospice of Kitsap County. Please sign the online Guest Book for the family.

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Charlotte  MacVane, beloved wife of Tom, died peacefully at home in his arms on March 26, 2011 after a long struggle with Lyme disease.

Born Charlotte Jane Sears on December 6, 1929 in Boston to Charles and Helen Sears, she grew up in Somerville, Massachusetts. Charlotte graduated in 1951 from Wheelock College in Boston with a degree in elementary education, she taught kindergarten in Medford, Massachusetts and early childhood development at the University of Maryland.

While summering with friends in 1953, Charlotte met her future husband Tom MacVane in his hometown of Long Island, a small island off the Maine coast. They were married on March 5, 1954. Throughout their 57 year marriage, they enjoyed many happy summers in their Long Island cottage “The Camp”. Charlotte and Tom raised 5 children while living in Maine, New York, California, Indiana and Washington. They spent the past 36 years in their home on Bainbridge Island.

She loved reading and singing to her grandchildren, driving adventures with her husband, walking the paths of Long Island, baking “goodies” and chatting with family and friends. Charlotte spent many hours volunteering at church, her children’s schools, the Long Island Library and was a member of P.E.O. As a new and cautious driver at age 47, her children marveled at her ability to get to her destination without making any left turns! She dedicated her life to the care of her family and they were her joy and contentment. Her love, laughter, smile and wisdom are deeply missed.

Charlotte is survived by her husband Tom, daughters Ellen Arbour (Ron), Susan Armstrong (Vince), Beth Brundige (Mike) all of Bainbridge Island; sons Todd of Bainbridge Island and Jay (Heather) of Poulsbo and grandchildren Kyle, Scott, Grace (Alex), Dane, Lance, Ty, Troy, Cole, Emma and Cara. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Marion.

A private memorial will be held on Bainbridge Island and an additional service is planned this summer on Long Island. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society at www.ilads.org
It is our hope that others will learn about Lyme disease, a disease easily misdiagnosed.

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Barbara  Weinstein, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 21, 2011 at her daughter Leah's home on Bainbridge Island, Washington.

She was born on November 29, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois to Lawrence Wendt and Regina Jarnot Wendt. She was a resident of Hinsdale, Illinois for 42 years before moving in with her daughter and son-in-law, Michael Wittekind.

She was a loving mother, daughter and cherished friend and will be dearly missed. Barbara had a special gift for connecting with people. Barbara was a member of the Bainbridge Island Senior Center and the Evergreen Singers. The legacy she leaves is her loving family and friends.

She is survived by her children; Leah Wittekind of Bainbridge Island, WA, Dan Williams of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, Fred Williams of Ellijay, Georgia, Larry Williams of La Porte, Indiana and Tom Williams of Killeen, Texas. She also leaves behind many other loving family members and friends who will never forget her. Barbara was preceded in death by her beloved husband Sam E. Weinstein.

At Barbara's request no services will be held. Memorial contributions can be made to the Hospice of Kitsap County, P.O. Box 3416, Silverdale, WA 98383. Please sign the online Guest Book for the family.

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George Edwin Richardson, of Poulsbo, died on Saturday, March 19, 2011 of cancer at 78 years of age.

George is survived by his wife, Bette, and three sons; James, his eldest son and designer of the Connie Collection; Michael and his wife Lisa and son Taylor; and Stephen, his youngest son and his wife Carey.

Born in Old Hickory, TN, George moved to Richland, WA with his family at the age of twelve. He was a graduate of Richland High and a proud Richland Bomber. He served in the US Army during the Korean conflict in Germany where he started his covert life in the clandestine services. His numerous contributions include creating bubble-wrap and high-top tennis shoes. After his honorable discharge from the Army, George returned to WA and studied artificial intelligence, graduating from Central Washington University in 1956 with a PhD in Astrophysics.

He met his true love Bette at CWU, married in 1960 and they eventually moved to Bainbridge Island. His 40 plus year membership on the Sunrise Beautification Committee was only surpassed by his surrogate fatherhood to the lost and wayward souls of Bainbridge Island. There was always another place at the table and George was there to listen to your sorrows and offer his advice, free of judgment.

After completing a full career as a salesman of industrial supplies, George became Supervisor of Out-going Retail Freight for Central Market in Poulsbo. His specialty was talking up those ladies at the check-out stand and a mentor to many. Central Market was a bright light in his “retired” years and he was honored to be a member of the Central Market family.

George was a caring husband, loving father, loyal friend, hard worker, and above all….a good citizen! He was loved by all and never asked for anything. He was always a giver and lived a wonderful life. A party will be planned soon as we know George loved great parties. Please no flowers….but, if you must, George requests that you send flowers to your mother! Please sign the online Guest Book.

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William Edson Anton, passed away on Friday, March 18, 2011 at Island Health and Rehabilitation on Bainbridge Island, Washington. He was born on July 5, 1917 and was 94 years of age. Arrangements are pending through Cook Family Funeral Home.

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Janice  Darragh, passed away on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at Martha and Mary Health Care Services in Poulsbo, Washington. She was born on April 11, 1926 and was 84 years of age. Arrangements are pending through Cook Family Funeral Home.

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James  Shenfield, passed away on Sunday, March 13, 2011 at The Hospice of Kitsap County Care Center in Bremerton, Washington. He was born on September 20, 1924 and was 86 years of age. Arrangements are pending through Cook Family Funeral Home.









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Nancy Tiffany Widen, was born Feb 12, 1932 and died March 13, 2011 surrounded by those she loved. She was preceded in death by her son Kevin J. Kelly and her brother, James D. Tiffany.

She lived all her life, except a few short years on Bainbridge Island. She graduated from Bainbridge High School, in 1950 and went on to attend Olympic College. Her gaze often lingering on the peace and activity on Eagle Harbor. She was full of memories that spanned the history of Bainbridge Island. She shared a connection with the “Island” that was rare. Connections with the marine, the Japanese community, & lifelong friends.

Standing on the dock at Eagledale as young woman, she watched as many of her friends were sent away for internment in March of 1942. A memory that shaped her life, and bonded her to many.

Nancy was about friendships; from her friends from high school (still meeting 50 plus years later). Her friendships were infused with the warmth, love and occasional snark that was her. That’s what she had to share, and share it she did.

Nancy is survived by her daughter, Deirdre A. Widen, of Seattle. Special Friends, Mary, Alice, Cora and Terry. Step-sons, Steven (Tina), and Brian (Leanne), and Eric and several grandchildren and a very special friend Katie Coffey. There are also many friends from the ‘recovery’ community.

Family and friends are cordially invited to attend a Memorial Service on Saturday, April 2nd at 2:00pm at Eagle Harbor Congregational Church. A reception to follow.

Memorial donations in Nancy’s name can be made to The Recovery Café, 2022 Boren Ave, Seattle WA 98122. Please sign the online Guest Book for the family.

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Rigmor  Elvejord, passed away March 12, 2011, due to complications from pneumonia. Born March 20, 1926, in Oslo, Norway, Rigmor grew up in Norway through German occupation during World War II. She graduated from nursing school in Oslo in 1956 and midwifery school in Bergen, Norway, in 1957. In 1959, she came to the United States to marry Edward Elvejord, whom she met on a ship in the North Sea. Together, they raised a family beginning in California and later moving to Washington.

Rigmor practiced as a registered nurse and midwife for more than 15 years, first in Norway and then the United States. In the seventies, she went back to school to study textile design at the University of Washington, receiving a bachelor of arts in 1977. For years, she worked in various retail and arts positions, including her own studio where she created fabric and fiber artworks.

Rigmor learned piano as a child and young adult, taking lessons for 12 years and continuing to play for most of her life. In 1980, combining a trip home to Norway with a stop in Copenhagen, she attended the United Nations Decade for Women conference as an observer – an event that made a lasting impression on her. Following her degree from UW, she stayed active with American Association of University Women for many years. She also cherished her heritage and became involved with Daughters of Norway, helping found the Poulsbo chapter in 1997.

Well-loved, trusting, gentle and described as always nicely dressed, Rigmor enjoyed spending time with her granddaughters and traveling the world. She is survived by husband, Edward; adult daughter, Ingunn; adult sons Sherwin and Erik; granddaughters Berit, Baylee and Rylee; and many friends.

A memorial service will be held April 2 at 3:00 p.m. at Hansville Community Church, 7543 NE Twin Spits Road, Hansville, WA. (360) 638-2335. Please sign the on-line guest book for the family.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Daughters of Norway Endowment Fund, mailed care of Julie Swenson, P.O. Box 656, Poulsbo, Wash., 98370.
We say goodbye to a beloved wife, mother and friend. We will miss you.

Arrangements entrusted to Cook Family Funeral Home.

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Harry G. Wyatt, passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2011 at The Harbor House in Poulsbo, Washington. He was born on January 12, 1931 in The Dalles, Wasco, Oregon and was 80 years of age. HE was a resident of Poulsbo, WA.

The family would like to thank the staff at Harbor House for their excellent care of Harry.

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Memorial Service on Friday, March 18, 2011 at 3:00 pm at the Silverdale United Methodist Church. Please sign the online Guest Book for the family.

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Antionette Kim Park, passed away on Friday, March 11, 2011 at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. She was born on August 4, 1944 in Seattle, Washington to Anthony P. and Jewell Park. She was 66 years of age.

She recieved her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Cornish. Antionette was a Native American artist, graphic artist and worked as an early childhood educator and activities coordinator. She was a member of the S'Klallam tribe and the Abundant Life Church in Bremerton, WA.

She is survived by her son Gregory Donaldson of Seattle, WA, granddaughter Brieanna Metcalf Donaldson of Little Boston, WA, her siblings; Charlene, Janis, Georgia,Vicky, Gus, and many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins. Antionette was preceded in death by her parents, sister's Lovelei Chester, Roberta Bryant and her son Dante Kellyo Mallory.

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral Service on Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 1:00 pm at the Port Gamble Tribal Gym in Kingston, WA. Interment will take place at the tribal cemetery and a community dinner will follow. Please sign the online Guest Book for the family

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Theresa J. Larson, passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at Island Health and Rehabilitation on Bainbridge Island, Washington. She was born on June 9, 1910 and was 100 years of age. Arrangements are pending through Cook Family Funeral Home.

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Mary Louise Nelson, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 7, 2011 at Island Health and Rehabilitation on Bainbridge Island, Washington. She was born on June 25, 1930 in Denver, Colorado to Joseph and Frances Pacheco. She was 80 years of age and a resident of Bainbridge Island since 1969.

Mary worked for 25 years as a clinical assistant at the Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, WA. She was voted outstanding employee of the year in 1987. Mary loved to spend time with children and her family. She was an avid supporter of many charities, especially the Paralyzed Veterans of America. She had a love for music, knitting, flowers and animals and also enjoyed watching sports and true crime programs on television.

Mary loved her home and had a real appreciation for the beautiful things in life.

She is survived by her siblings; Edmund J. Pacheco of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Gloria Pache of Denver, Colorado. She also leaves behind her children Karen Suzanne Powell of Longview, Washington, Dana Leanne Nelson of Vancouver, WA and Stephen Patrick Nelson of Bainbridge Island, WA, also her grandchildren Sean and Eric Powell.

The memorial service is pending and will be updated on the funeral home's website obituary page. Please sign the online Guest Book for the family.

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Lola  Hamrick, passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2011 at Harrison Hospital in Bremerton, Washington. Arrangements are pending through Cook Family Funeral Home.

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Memorial Service on Friday, March 25, 2011 - 4:00pm at Grace Episcopal Church of BI, 8595 N.E. Day Road, BI, WA 98110. (Church Website). Please sign the online Guest Book for the family.

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Laurence LeRoy Johnson, passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at Harrison Hospital in Bremerton, Washington. He was born on August 8,1927 in Seattle, Wa and was a resident of Poulsbo, WA. He was 83 years of age. Arrangements are pending through Cook Family Funeral Home.

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Elmer  Macki, aged 84, died the first week of March 2011, peacefully at home. The cause of death was congestive heart failure. Elmer was born on August 28, 1926, only son of Andrew and Elizabeth Macki in West Seattle.

He joined the Merchant Marine in 1945, and always noted that in terms of percentage, more merchant marines lost their lives in the Second World War than in any of the other services. He was a merchant marine for more than 20-years, retiring with a full pension to his property on Bainbridge Island in 1967, in his early 40s. He built his own Pan-Abode cedar home, living in a trailer on the property until forced into the home by the December 1990 "artic express", with 11-days of no power. He lived there alone until his death, although he had frequent visitors.

For 40-years he monitored his local neighborhood, carrying news, cleaning ditches, and giving advice on neighbor projects, which he found far more interesting than his own.

He is survived by distant cousins in Maine and Finland. He is dearly missed by his adopted Seabold family, who will be holding a memorial service on his birthday, August 28, 2011. Sign the online Guest Book at: www.cookfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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Margrethe  Bang-Knudsen, passed away on Sunday, February 27, 2011 at Martha and Mary Care Center in Poulsbo, Washington. She was born on November 14, 1912 and was 98 years of age.

Born Margrethe Rasmussen in Copenhagen, Denmark, (Grethe) attended Aarhus University and trained as a kindergarten teacher in Germany. She graduated from Froebel Seminary in Copenhagen, where she was one of the first certified kindergarten teachers. She taught in Denmark until her marriage in 1940 to Hugo Bang-Knudsen, during the German occupation. She gave birth to two children both during World War II.

Hugo and Grethe immigrated to USA settling in Oakland, Stockton, and Concord, California. Grethe participated in the family business until retirement. She moved to Bainbridge Island to live with family in 1999. She was active in Bethany Lutheran Church.

She is survived by: Son Peter Bang-Knudsen, Sr. (wife Jill), Daughter Karen Keith (husband Warren Bedell), Granddaughter Lisa Rasmussen (husband William Cash), Grandsons Peter Bang-Knudsen, Jr., Paul Bang-Knudsen ( Erin),and Jacob Bang-Knudsen (Melissa). Great- grandchildren Graham and Elliott Cash, Peter Bang-Knudsen III, William Bang-Knudsen, Mathias Bang-Knudsen, Hanne Bang-Knudsen.

In lieu of flowers: Grethe Bang-Knudsen Memorial, Bethany Lutheran Church, 7968 Finch Road NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. Please sign the online Guest Book for the family .

Arrangements are pending through Cook Family Funeral Home.

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Richard  McNamara, passed away on Sunday, February 27, 2011 at the Hospice Care Center in Bremerton, Washington. Arrangements are pending through Cook Family Funeral Home.

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Mable Roberta Purser Cordero, Age 85, from Suquamish, Washington, passed away at sunset Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 2:15PM in Bremerton, Washington of natural causes.

Born August 11, 1925 in Kitsap County to Dora Peterson Henry and Robert (Brown) Purser. She was married July 13, 1945 to Robert Cordero. She was employed at Keyport as a Rosie Riveter and as a homemaker.

She loved spending time with her family, knitting, crocheting, weaving, camping, and spending time at the Casino playing the one arm bandits. She also enjoyed spending time with the elders having lunch and going on trips. Also very important to her was tradition and culture, she was very proud of her people and she instilled these beliefs to her family.

Mable was preceded by her Father Robert (Brown) Purser, Mother, Dora Peterson Henry, Step Father, John Henry, Sisters Dorthea Purser Solomon, Evelyn Purser Jefferson, Hazle Purser Johnson, Frances Purser (Ski), Florence (Sparky) Henry Alexander, Grandson Shawn Michael Cordero, Daughter Geraldine Solomon Cordero, and many loved ones.

She is survived by her Brothers Robert A Purser Sr., William H Henry, Sister Louise Henry Harvey, Children Robert Cordero Sr. (wife Eileen), Frank Cordero, Linda Cordero Holt (husband Philip Sr.), Edward Cordero (wife Patty), Mable Cordero Anderson, Robert Alexander Sr. (wife Mary), Francis Alexander (wife Regina), Godson Lawrence Sigo (wife Carmen), 21 grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends that were all very special to her.

Prayer Service and viewing will be held Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 6PM and a Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 10AM at the Suquamish Tribal Center on Sandy Hook Rd Suquamish, Washington. The service will be officiated by Delores and Luther Mills Sr. Please sign the online Guest Book for the family.

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Melissa Linn Snyder, passed away on Friday, February 25, 2011 at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. She was born on September 14, 1972 in Bellingham, WA to Denis L. Snyder and Mary K. Hoffmann. She grew up on Bainbridge Island and graduated from Bainbridge High School. She was 38 years of age.

Melissa enjoyed working with children, loved flowers and was the world's best Mom. She was a gourmet cook and caregiver. Melissa loved music and was very involved in the Bainbridge community.

She is survived by her daughter Taylor Cozine of Bainbridge Island, parents Mary Hoffmann (Michael) of Bainbridge Island, father Denis Snyder (Ruth) of Olympia, WA and her sister Erika Snyder of Seattle, WA.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, March 12 at 2:00 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church on Bainbridge Island. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Taylor's trust account at Edward Jones, 213 Madison Avenue North, Suite 200, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. Please make checks payable to Edward Jones C/O Taylor Cozine. Donations can also be made to a charitable organization of your choice in memory of Melissa. Please sign the online Guest Book for the family.


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Elsa L. Wasankari, passed away on Friday, February 25, 2011 at Island Health and Rehabilitation on Bainbridge Island, Washington. She was born on June 28, 1938 and was 72 years of age. Arrangements are pending through Cook Family Funeral Home.










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Richard H. Clucas, long-time resident of Bainbridge Island, transcended on February 19th , leaving a loving family and his dog, Max.

He spent his childhood in the Los Angeles area, enlisted in the Navy at 17, and later graduated from Occidental College with a degree in Economics.

Dick and a good friend began their careers with Lincoln National Life Insurance Co. They left to found Incentive Industries which grew into a highly successful mid-sized corporation. After selling the company in 1978, he went back to school at the Art Center College of Design. He became an architectural photographer, and taught college photography.

He was an enthusiastic sportsman and competitor in football, tennis, beach volleyball, surfing and biking. He led YMCA youth groups and spent vacations as a camp leader and swimming instructor, teaching young people the excitement in life.

Upon moving to Bainbridge Island in 1990, he took up golf and played bridge with friends from Wing Point Golf Club, and also served as a member of the board. Sculpturing wood into art pieces became his creative pastime. He and Caroline traveled extensively around the world, scuba diving and taking photographs.

He is leaves his wife, Caroline, son Scott Clucas (Meika), daughters Vicki Varghese (Tom) and Ruth Caron (Tony); grandchildren, Kurt and Alex Caron, Jamie Brouwer, Anna and David Varghese, and Kion Clucas; great grandchildren, Eli, Jonah, Chloe, Tyler and Jordan.

His great wish was for the world to share his love for dogs. Please send remembrances to the Kitsap Humane Society or PAWS of Bainbridge Island. Please sign the online Guest Book for the family.

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Wilburn Laverne Smith, was born October 23, 1919, on the 120-acre family farm in Pearson, Arkansas, to Milton and Izorah Smith. He was the ninth of nine children. He grew up working the farm: plowing, planting corn and potatoes, and picking cotton. His family raised hogs and had their own smokehouse.

Wilburn went to elementary school in Pearson, in a two-room schoolhouse, and went to high school in nearby Rosebud, Arkansas, where he played basketball. Before the Great Depression, the town of Pearson was booming, with a big cotton-gin, a post office, a grocery store and a dry-goods store. In November, 1929, the first hardship of the era was felt by the Smith family when 52-year-old Milton Smith died. Wilburn was ten years old. One of President Roosevelt’s Depression-era programs was the NYA, the National Youth Administration. As an NYA member, Wilburn left home and school at the age of fifteen, and went to live in a military-style camp. He helped to build the City Hall in Heber Springs, Arkansas, and also the economics building at Quitman High School. He was also proud of having been in the CCC, the Civilian Conservation Corps, another of the New Deal programs. He joined the corps in 1938, when he was nineteen years old. He built roads and government housing for visiting dignitaries in Clarksville, Arkansas.

He met Bernice Trawick when he was nineteen and she was seventeen. One of their first dates was at a dance in a private home, where all the furniture was pushed back against the walls, the windows were opened, and three musicians played: a fiddler, a guitarist, and a banjo player. When Wilburn got a chance to go north to Michigan for a job in a steel mill, he began a letter-writing campaign to bring Bernice to Trenton, Michigan. She made it very clear that she would come, if marriage was his intent. It was.

Wilburn and Bernice were married on November 22, 1941. Two weeks later, Pearl Harbor was bombed. Wilburn was inducted into the US Army a short time later. He went first to Fort Maxey, Texas. The history of the 102nd Infantry Division reads: “On Texas plains where dust and mud abounded...they learned soldiering from the bottom up. They learned to drill, to hike, to shoot, to hit the ground, to dig in, to bracket the enemy with big guns, to read maps, to build bridges and tank traps, to lay wire and mines.” Wilburn
was a sharpshooter, having had a lot of practice with rifles. He spent time training in England, and then was part of the second wave into France after D-Day. He entered France at Cherbourg on June 9, 1944, and spent a harrowing 165 days on the front lines.
After V-E Day, he aided in reconstruction projects in Germany, was honorably discharged, and returned to his bride in 1946.

Bernice had moved to Pinole, California, to be near her sister, Inez. Wilburn and Bernice built a house at 1485 Nob Hill Avenue, in 1950. Wilburn and Bernice had a daughter, Caroline. Wilburn worked for Pacific Gas and Electric Company as a machinist for thirty-six years. He operated a tapping machine, and helped to bring natural gas service to communities all over California. He retired in 1982, and addressed himself to one of his great passions: golf. Wilburn, who by this time, was known as “Wil,” was a member of Contra Costa Golf and Country Club. He played golf at least three times a week until he was felled by a stroke in 2003. He moved to Bainbridge Island, Washington, in 2005, to be near Caroline and her family, and died at the Hospice Care Center in Bremerton, Washington, on February 19, 2011. He was ninety-one years old.

Funeral services were held in the Pinole United Methodist Church, on February 28, 2011. He was laid to rest with full military honors in Rolling Hills Memorial Park, in Richmond, California.

Wilburn L. Smith was preceded in death by his parents and his eight brothers and sisters. He is survived by his beloved wife, Bernice, his daughter Caroline, her husband Charles Cox, and his adored grandsons, Daniel and Michael Cox.


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Edward Clayton Summers, passed away on Thursday, February 17, 2011 at The Wyatt House on Bainbridge Island, Washington. He was born on August 16, 1908 and was 102 years of age. Arrangements are pending through Cook Family Funeral Home.

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Stacie Lynn Olsen, our baby, passed away on Monday, February 14, 2011 at her home in Silverdale, Washington. She was born on February 3, 2011 at Harrison Hospital in Silverdale. She leaves behind her loving family.

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral service on Monday, February 21, 2011 at 2:00 pm at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints/Frontier Building in Silverdale,WA. Interment will follow. Please sign the online Guest Book for the family.

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