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Jacqueline Rose Jacobsen

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Obit JacobsenJacqueline Rose Jacobsen was born on Nov. 17, 1920 in a house in Snohomish, Washington. She was the oldest of three daughters born to Lynnwood Graeme and Marie Antoinette Mitchell. The family later moved to Longview and West Seattle before settling in Marysville. In 1942, she joined the Women’s Army Air Corp and was first stationed in New York where she ranked corporal and was one of the first women to receive a good conduct ribbon. She was then transferred to England and it was during the war that she met the love of her life at a train station in London. Soon after the war ended, she married Jack John Jacobsen Jr. in Piccadilly Circus. The newly married couple was then transferred back stateside to Corpus Christi, Texas. In 1947, their first child Nancy was born and 14 months later, their twin boys were born, Mark and Paul. The family later moved to Olympia, Washington where they raised their children. After Jack passed away unexpectedly in 1979, Jacqueline moved back to be closer to her family members. There she worked for the City of Marysville and was recognized for her contributions to the city’s Historical Society, where she also served as their president.

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Susan Jane (Seymour) Von Beck Turner

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

On the evening of Oct. 16, 2014, Susan Jane (Seymour) Von Beck Turner passed away at her Duvall, Washington home in the loving comfort of her family, after a courageous three-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was 51.

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William “Bill” Lawrence Breen

  • Written by Valley View Staff

William “Bill” Lawrence Breen, 88, died at his home on Nov. 4, 2014 from natural causes. He was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts to working class parents just prior to the Great Depression. His parents separated leaving his mother to raise him and his brother, Dick, during the difficult depression years. He graduated from Boston English High School and joined the U.S. Coast Guard during WWII. He served in the Atlantic War Zone and the invasion of Italy. He later joined the U.S. Army serving in the Pacific War Zone during the Philippine and Okinawa invasions and the occupation of Japan. After his military service, he attended the University of Washington on the GI

Bill, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree. He worked for the Boeing Company in manufacturing engineering and human resources for 35 years. After retiring, he moved to Kalispell in 1991 and built a home on beautiful forested land in the west valley area. His wife of many years died in 1999. He is survived by his loving companion, Margie Gignac, children Jennifer, Colin, Patrick and Shannon, many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Bill has been a strong supporter of working class causes and the underprivileged in our society. He had a good sense of humor and played his guitar and harmonica until everyone left the room. He also liked to dance but not always in step. He and his companion Margie traveled around Montana to visit the small towns. He managed to find the local microbreweries or waterholes and hoisted a few with the locals. So to all who knew him, have a cold one and enjoy life. Cremation has taken place and no services are planned at his request.

Johnson - Gloschat Funeral Home and Crematory is caring for Bill’s family. You are invited to go to www.jgfuneralhome.com to view Bill’s guest book, offer condolences and share memories.

LESLIE G. “BUD” EATON

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Eaton Obit“Bud” was born in Niagara Falls, New York on July 31, 1941 and passed on Oct. 4, 2014, from complications of a long illness. He is survived by his wife Annette and grown children Shelby and Ross (April) and grandchildren Marcus, Sarah, Seth and Grace, and sisters Nancy, Carol and Sandee (Chuck). He also leaves many cousins, nieces and nephews and a special S.O.N. Mike. Bud was preceded in death by baby brothers George and Jeffrey and parents George and Corinne Eaton. Bud loved his country and his fellow man unselfishly. He was a great man, citizen, husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will truly be missed.

While not at work, Bud spent much of his time volunteering and being involved in the community. After he retired he was president of the Kenmore Community Club and the Bothell High School Alumni Association. He also was an active member of the Kenmore Heritage Society where he helped to develop the Kenmore City Flag and worked on many other projects. He was an NRA life member and a volunteer and avid supporter of the Friends of NRA. Bud was a member of the Masonic Ashler Lodge #121. He and Annette enjoyed classic cars and attended a special car show in Winnemucca, Nevada each summer for 24 years. Bud loved history, especially the Civil War, and was always excited to tell you historic facts. He knew the complete story of the Kenmore Fire Department and had been compiling its history for many years.
Bud spent 42 years in the Fire Service. He started in the Kenmore Fire Department as a volunteer and was hired full-time in 1966 and worked his way through all the ranks and finished as Chief. The last 12 years before retirement were spent with the King County Fire Investigation Unit as a Fire Marshal.

There will be a Celebration of Life held on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. at the Nile Temple, 6601-244th St. S.W. Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043.

Remembrances may be sent to Bothell High School Alumni Association, North Puget Sound Friends of NRA, Make-A-Wish Foundation or something of your choice.

Bert William Hardan

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Bert William Hardan
3/9/1925 - 10/7/2014

Bert was born in Bellingham, Washington to Bert and Myrtle Hardan. He attended Bellingham High School then joined the Navy, serving as an armed guard.

Bert was a business owner, meat cutter and livestock broker. He had a love for hunting, fishing, gardening and traveling with his family. He celebrated 66 years of marriage to his wife, Peggy, in August. Bert was preceded in death by an infant son, and his daughter, Susan (Patrick). He is survived by his wife, Peggy; son, William (Judy); daughter, Christina (David), son-in-law Patrick and grandchildren Erik, Matthew and Sean. A funeral mass will be held at Blessed Teresa of Calcutta (17856 N.E. Woodinville Duvall Rd., Woodinville, 98077) on Oct. 25 at 11 a.m. with a church reception to follow.