Linda Sackenreuter June 21, 1946-Sept. 19, 2019


Linda Sackenreuter 


Linda passed away peacefully, on September 19, 2019, at Overlake Hospital in Bellevue, Wash., surrounded by her loving family.

She was born June 21, 1946, in Seattle, Wash., to Russ and Doris Rodgers. The Rodgers family lived in West Seattle for many years before moving to Bellevue.

Linda graduated from Sammamish High School in 1964. In 1965 Linda gave birth to her daughter, Lorrie Lee. They spent 53 wonderful years together with many friends considering them sisters as well as mother and daughter.

In 1975 Linda married Steve Sackenreuter at his parent’s home in Chelan Wash. Her daughter Lorrie always took credit for introducing Linda and Steve when they were neighbors at Woodside East Apartments in Bellevue. They celebrated their 44th anniversary on April 12th.

Linda was a devoted mother and wife and provided unconditional love and support to her family. She will be remembered for her compassion for others and that glowing smile.

Linda worked for many years as a personal banker at Rainier Bank. She retired to spend more time with her family, gardening, raising beautiful flowers and doing home projects. Her home and yard were always in perfect condition.

In the early 1980s, Linda and Steve opened Moss Bay Mustang and worked side by side selling reproduction Mustang parts and restoring the old classics.

Linda had a connection to areas with saltwater access and particularly enjoyed Alki Beach and camping at Deception Pass State Park. The family had a recreational vehicle and took exciting trips to Arizona, California, Canada, Banff/Lake Louise, Yellowstone and to Eastern Washington including Lake Chelan.

Linda is now on a special adventure with no pain and all the fresh air she needs. She is survived by her husband Steve, daughter Lorrie and many extended family members.

Thank you to the fantastic doctors, nurses and staff who treated her at Overlake Hospital, Eastside Family Medicine Clinic and the Life Care Center of Kirkland.

No public services will be held. Memorials may be made to Overlake Hospital in Bellevue. Arrangements provided by Cedar Lawns Funeral Home in Redmond, Wash.

Mary Rita (Mooney) Mosure April 23, 1934-September 2, 2019

Mary Rita Mooney 1
Rita, born in Somerset, Ohio, to Patrick Francis and Mary Elizabeth (Leibig), died in Woodinville, Washington with her children by her side.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Duane Mosure, brother Patrick Mooney, sister-in-law Margaret Mooney and nephew Michael Eichner. 
Rita will be greatly missed by her daughters: Amy (Thomas) Numrych; Melissa (Ian) Reeve; Jennifer (Steve) Core and Rebecca (Terry) Kawahara; her grandchildren: Sarah Reeve, Jeffrey Numrych and Andy and Austin Kawahara; sister-in-law Joyce (Peter) (Mosure) Tarajos; nieces Christine Berger, Lucy Rains and Molly Eichner and nephew Philip Niedzielski-Eichner. 
Rita graduated from Holy Trinity School in Somerset in 1953. She earned a degree in dietetics from Saint Mary of the Springs College (Ohio Dominican University), Columbus, Ohio in 1957.
Rita worked as a registered dietitian, and in foodservice management retiring, from Northern Illinois University after 21 years. She married Duane on August 25, 1962, at Holy Trinity Church. 
Rita was a leader of the Rock Valley Dietetic Association and Boone County Homemakers Association; a Red Hats Group, and served on the Resident Council at Creekside Senior Living. She enjoyed cooking, entertaining, pottery, gardening, shopping and traveling. 
Rita was especially proud of her Irish heritage. She knew how to love her children as each required, and their lives are richer for it. As Rita said, “I’ve lived a good life.” 
The family would like to thank the caregivers and staff at Companion Care Inc., the Northwest Kidney Center in Kirkland, Wash., and the Creekside Senior Living and those who loved and cared for her. 
A funeral mass and the burial of Rita and Duane’s ashes at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Somerset, Ohio, is being planned for a future date.

Martha Tritle

Martha Tritle
Martha Helen (Ferrall) Tritle, a gentle and loving woman of God, went home to Jesus on September 4, 2019, after a relentless bout with cancer. 
Martha was born in Detroit, Michigan with an adventurous spirit. She lived in Michigan, Oregon, California, and New Hampshire before settling as a long-time resident of Woodinville, Washington. 
In her youth, she hitch-hiked, motorcycled, and made her way around the country with her sisters and friends in pursuit of great fun and amazing concerts. 
As an adult, Martha's adventures took her on missions trips to Mexico, Nicaragua, and India. She also loved traveling with her husband and children to Hawaii, Costa Rica, Germany and around the US. 
Ultimately, she felt her most meaningful adventure was the life she lovingly crafted with her husband; a journey lit by their love of Christ, diligent commitment, prioritizing their family, and a love for all.
What you must know about Martha is that she loved life and she loved people even more! She never met a stranger. If you ever had the good fortune of speaking with her at the Cottage Lake Safeway, Hallmark, Macy’s, Northshore Church, in her neighborhood, at the park, or anywhere really, I’m sure you left the interaction knowing you were valuable.
Martha is preceded in death by her parents, brother, sister and precious granddaughter, Macy Evelyn Henley.  She is survived  by her husband Keith Austin Tritle, children Nadine Elizabeth Chaves (Oscar), Ryan Keith Tritle (Jocelyn), and Heather Julianne Henley (Michael), her grandchildren Evangelina, Max and Aixa, and many other children who graced her home through the years, whether for a moment or for months.
Martha Helen Tritle will be dearly missed on this earth. We are so thankful to have been touched by her loving presence. We will honor her legacy of love by loving others and will remain encouraged that one day, we will be with her again. 
In memorial, please consider donating to the Macy Evelyn Henley 
Children’s Fund.
Checks can be sent to:
First United Methodist Church
PO Box 845
Lucedale, Miss. 39452

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