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John "Jack" Clarence Kilian John (Jack) Clarence Kilian, 89, of Seattle, Washington, died Wednesday, October 15, 2014. He was born on January 20, 1925 in Tacoma, Washington. Jack married Bonita June Olson on May 18, 1946. He is survived by his six children: James T. Kilian of Mountlake Terrace, Theresa L. Benshoof of Seattle, Judith A. Benshoof of Fairbanks, AK, Mary E. Sheetz of Shoreline, Ella M. Gray of Rumney, NH, and Barbara D. Pearce of Seattle; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. A funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 24 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Anacortes. Interment will be at Grand View Cemetery in Anacortes. Memorials may be made to St. Mary Catholic Parish, 4001 St. Mary's Drive, Anacortes, WA 98221. Arrangements are in the care of Evans Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., Anacortes, WA and the San Juan Islands. To share memories of Jack, please sign the online guest register at www.evanschapel.com.
Pub Date: 10/23/2014

Jose Delphin Dolor Born May 3, 1936, passed away peacefully on October 20, 2014. He was born in San Manuel, Pangasinan, Philippines, and on January 27, 1964 married Magdalena Galo in Houston, Texas. He is survived by his children John and Jocelyn. A Mass celebrating his life will be held at 12:00 pm Wednesday, October 29, at St. John Bosco Catholic Church, followed by burial services at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to American Cancer Society, American Lung Association, or a charity of your choice.
Pub Date: 10/23/2014

Katherine Roberta Eglin Katherine R. Eglin passed away 10/18/2014. She was born 5/30/1920 in Tacoma, WA. She was preceded in death by her son Kenneth D. Carter and her two husbands, Kenneth Carter and Cal Eglin. She leaves behind her daughter Gloria German; her daughter-in-law Jane Carter, and many grandkids, great-grandkids, and great-great grandkids. As to her wishes, there will be no funeral services. Thanks very much to the staff at The Village Assisted Living for the love and care they gave her. Thank you very much! Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. Remembrances may be shared at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
Pub Date: 10/23/2014

Leone M. Gitschlag Leone M. (Wruck) Gitschlag, previously Brandt, born Nov. 9th, 1922 in North Dakota, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 20th, 2014. She is survived by her children Walter, Kathryn, Margo, and Rigel, sisters Beatrice Brandt and Lovetta Myre, eight grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and several great-great-grandchildren. Leone loved her family, as well as fishing, knitting, flowers, and rocks, and she attended Yelm Prairie Christian Center. Leone was very generous, strong, and independent. She will be greatly missed. Graveside services will be held 2:00 pm Friday, Oct 24th, at the Sumner Cemetery.
Pub Date: 10/23/2014

Robert John Rodarte, Sr. A resident of Adna, WA, died unexpectedly on October 14, 2014 while hunting in Idaho. Bob is survived by his wife Shari Rodarte (nŠe MacCormac); his children, Diana Rogers, Robert Rodarte, Jr., Lori Oliver, Terisa Iverson; his grandchildren, Brandi Rowland, Britanee Anderson, Rodger Mayo, Taylor Rogers, Renee Mayo, Seaira Pacheco, Alexis Iverson, Alliyah Rodarte, Ariana Rodarte, Amelia Rodarte, Brayden Iverson, Mary Rodarte, and McKenzie Iverson; and four great-grandchildren. He is predeceased by his parents Joseph and Mary Rodarte; his brothers, Frank and Joseph Rodarte; his sisters, Estelle Carter, Evangeline Daniels, Mary Emery, and Cheryl Jimenez; and his grandchildren, Robert Mayo, Devon Iverson, Dylan Iverson, and Calisa Iverson. Bob was born on December 24, 1948 in South Bay, Olympia, WA. Bob was raised primarily in the Auburn/Enumclaw area in a large family; he was the 6th child of 16 total. His parents, Mary and Joseph are originally from Tucumcari, NM and are of Spanish descent. Bob attended Enumclaw High School in the late 1960s. After high school, he worked for the Forest Service building roads in the mountains. He spent the majority of his career working in construction, and was a master operator of all kinds of heavy equipment. He was one of the original founders of Rodarte Construction, and most recently owned R&R Construction. He married Norma Williams in 1966. They lived in Olympia and had three children. He married Shari in 1981, and they had a daughter. Bob was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting, camping, and riding ATVs, especially with family and friends. He also enjoyed carpentry and working on cars, and was always working on a project of one type or another at home. A funeral service is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 24 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Lacey, WA (1602 Ruddell Rd. SE). Burial will be immediately following at Woodlawn Cemetery (5930 Mullen Rd. SE, Lacey).
Pub Date: 10/23/2014


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