Catherine Reed, born January 20, 1902, passed away on October 15,2013 in her sleep. She was known as Katie and walked the Burke-Gilman Trail from Bothell to Woodinville
For many years, she would do her grocery shopping and walk home. She lived in Bothell for many years and later moved to Greenbriar in Woodinville. She then moved to Bothell Life Care center in Bothell, where she passed away.
She has a son in St. Louis and grandchildren and great grandchildren, a son in California who preceded her in death She has one daughter who lives in Woodinville with her husband.
She was always the life of the party at each of her birthday parties, dancing and singing the old tunes.
She is buried in Elkland, Missouri, next to her husband and sister.
It is with deep sadness that the family of Kenneth R. (Kenny) Hall announces his passing on October 11, 2013. Kenny was born in Boise, Idaho on June 17, 1920. He was the youngest of five children born to Bradford and Mary Ellin Hall. He served his country during World War II in the Army Air Corps. He was married to LaWanna Isaackson for 56 years when she passed. A few years later he married Kay Anderson and he lost her to a stroke four months later.
He is survived by his son, Maurice Hall (Cheryl); his stepdaughter, Sandy Stone (Stoney); his nephews, Wendell Hall (Faye), Richard Hall (Irma), Brad Hall (Karyl), Greg Isackson; nieces, Darlene Baete (Ron) and BJ Smith (Jack) Georgia Lee Isackson; as well as many grandchildren, great grandchildren and many great and great great nieces, nephews and friends. He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Donna Clay (Silver) and dear friends, Ken Heidenreich and Tosh and Yeiko Funaii.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Clifford Hall, Wallace Hall, Maurice Hall and his sister, Myrtle Radford.
He always had a smile for everyone, and never had a bad word to say about anyone. In lieu of flowers please send a donation to your favorite charity. And,visit or call an elderly friend and/or relative and say "I love you." It will make at least two people very happy. There will be a celebration of Kenny’s life in the spring or summer. All family and friends will be notified when the date is set.
Judie Phillips passed on October 12, 2013 after a 10-year battle with breast cancer. You might find her now tending God’s rose garden.
Born in Norfolk, Va. on the first day of spring, March 20, 1940, to Cmdr. Charles Phillips, USN, and his wife, June Neely Phillips.
Judie was a class officer and proud member of the first graduating class of Mercer Island High School in 1958. She was a graduate of the University of Washington in 1962 where she pledged Chi Omega Sorority.
Judie worked at Frederick and Nelson Department Store for 10 years, represented the University of Washington on their college fashion board and completed executive training to become an assistant buyer.
She returned to school to earn a teaching certificate from Seattle University and later received a master’s of education degree in 1968. Twenty-eight years were spent teaching in Seattle public schools, including: R.H. Thomson, Catherine Blaine and Ingraham High School. She belonged to the Junior Club of Seattle, was chairperson of the Seattle Symphony’s Symphonics, a member of the National Ski Patrol, an American Association of University Women board member in Anacortes, Wash., and served on the board of the Skagit Valley Rhododendron Society Komo Kulshan. Judie was also a member of the Woodinville Garden Club and her garden was featured on their 2005 tour.
An avid traveler, she enjoyed dozens of cruises, numerous trips to the Kona coast of Hawaii, a camera safari to Africa, a flight to Paris on the Concorde, and an amazing trip around the world with National Geographic.
Roses were Judie’s passion. She was co-founder of the Skagit Valley Rose Society, past president of the Seattle Rose Society, and co-president of Heritage Roses NW.
She was an American Rose Society Certified Horticulture Rose Judge and a Master Consulting Rosarian.
Judie was honored by the Seattle Rose Society with a bronze medal award for service, the American Rose Society gave her a presidential award of merit, plus the Pacific Northwest District recognized her as the outstanding consulting Rosarian for 2012.
At Judie’s request there will be no formal service.
She will be laid to rest at Grand View Cemetery in Anacortes, Wash., with her parents, next to her grandparents, Lottie and Lee Neely, and near her Uncle Gene Neely.
Remembrances may be sent to Evergreen Hospice, Kirkland WA.