Marie F. Treece

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Marie F. Treece of Mill Creek died Saturday, August 27, 2011 in Redmond, Wash. She was 90 years old.

Marie was born on March 19, 1921, in Spokane, Wash., to Thomas Bee Rowland and Mary (Cousin) Rowland. She was raised in the area and attended Lewis and Clark High School in Spokane, Wash.

She moved to Seattle in 1937 and attended the University of Washington where she earned her bachelor of arts degree.

She married Glen E. Treece in Seattle and stayed home to raise their three children, before returning to her professional career as a rate analyst for Safeco Insurance.

Marie is remembered as a loving and devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed reading, gardening, cooking, being her son’s Cub Scout den mother and playing cards with her friends.

She is survived by her husband, Glen E. Treece of Mill Creek; their three children, son Dennis C. Treece of Auburn, Wash., daughter, Glenna Wing of Bothell, Wash. and Tim Treece of Seattle. She will also be missed by nine grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Marie was preceded in death by her brother, Cecil Rowland.

By her request, a private family gathering will be held. In lieu of flowers, friends are encouraged to donate in Marie’s memory to a charity of their choice.

Friends are invited to share memories, view photos and sign the family’s on-line guest book at

Arrangements by Flintofts Funeral Home and Crematory.

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