Lois A. Karr

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

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Lois A. Karr, a 30 year resident of Woodinville, passed away March 6, 2018, at the age of 94.

Born in 1923 in the small farming community of Revillo, South Dakota, she lived and taught in California until she retired. Lois moved to Washington to help care for her grandchildren, travel, and play Bridge.

Lois joined the Northwest Driftwood Artists and soon became a teacher of the unique art form. Many teachers and artists are among her students, and all of them she considered her friends.

She is survived by her five children, William, Michael, Dale, and Marie Karr, and Anne Adams, as well as her eight grandchildren, and six great grandchildren.

A Memorial will be held for her at the Northshore Senior Center April 7th at 1:30 p.m.

Howard Leroy Cline Jr.

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On January 1, 2018 Howard Leroy Cline Jr. , better known as Bud, died from pneumonia and heart failure. Bud would have been 49 on January 14. Bud will be remembered as a hard worker, once he got going, ready to get the job done.
Bud was preceded in death by his father, Howard Leroy Cline Sr., and survived by his son, Bryson, mother Maxine,  brother Patrick, and his sisters, Brenda, Stacie and Jennifer. Bryson's mother Lisa Owens, stepdaughter Merribeth Owens and her daughter Layla Child's was also part of his family.
On June 9, 2018 there will be a potluck "remembering" picnic. It will be in Index, Wash. at the city park starting at noon. The park is located next to the elementary school. Drop in for a short time or for the afternoon to share a story or favorite memory of Bud at this "remembering" picnic get together. We hope to see you there. 
Contact Stacie Cline or Coniika K. Mattson on facebook for RSVP and head count.  Just to be aware, there is limited parking.

Velma Pearl Hix Hill

  • Written by Valley View Staff

Velma Hill passed away Friday, Feb. 9, just feet from where she had been born 103 years, two months and six days before. The daughter of Duvall pioneers Arthur and Pauline Hix, Velma lived her entire life in her beloved Duvall house. 

As a young girl in the Snoqualmie Valley, Velma swam in the river, took the steam train to Everett, played baseball and explored the small town. Velma’s earliest memory was of bonfires in Duvall celebrating the end of World War I when she was 4 years old. Velma was a Camp Fire Girl and attended Camp Sealth on Vashon Island, where she earned a bead for swimming in Puget Sound.

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Donald (Don) Alan Stanwyck

  • Written by Karin Hopper
May 6, 1956 – Feb. 12, 2018
Don was the firstborn child of Tom and Kay Stanwyck.  His love of travel started early when he went to Japan as an exchange student while in high school.  He then joined the Air Force where he was sent to the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, CA.  This was where he met the love of his life, Jody.  After getting engaged to her, he was sent overseas to be a spy.  A couple years later, he came home and married her and they started their first farm in Corvallis, OR.
After two years of farming and finishing their bachelor’s degrees, they moved to Illinois, Minnesota, back to Illinois, Colorado, New Jersey, Singapore, and back to Colorado.  In the midst of these travels they had three children, Carraig, Danielle, and Jonathan.  In Jonathan’s last year of high school, Don and Jody bought another farm in Longmont, CO.  Shortly after that, he was hired by Microsoft and they moved their farm to Carnation, WA.
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Peggy Lou (Worl) Watson

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Peggy Lou (Worl) Watson, 86, Residing on Maltby Road in Woodinville, passed away February 13, 8:25 A.M. at Overlake Hospital in Bellevue, Washington.
Peggy was born December 29, 1931, in Minot, North Dakota to proud parents, Raymond Worl and Edna Irene MacGregor Worl. She was the youngest of eight siblings. She moved to Woodinville at the age of 12, where her parents bought a chicken farm and small orchard on what is now Highway 9. Peggy graduated from Bothell High School in 1949.  She had a short career as a secretary for an insurance agent before her brother, Jim Worl, introduced her to his best friend, Dave Watson.  Dave and Peggy were married November 22, 1950 in Bothell.
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