Mark Alan Terry

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Obit_TerryMark Alan Terry was born on January 22, 1956, in Kirkland, Wash., to Melvin and Nina Terry.

He attended Carnation Elementary and graduated from Tolt Jr/Sr High School in 1974.

He played and lettered in football, basketball and baseball while attending Tolt.

He attended WSU and made many lifelong friends, and that is where his alias “Sammy” was born.

He worked in the tree industry for many years and became a certified arborist.  He enjoyed working in the great outdoors.

He met and married Vicki Holgren in June 1994 and had a son, Brooks Anthony Terry, on December 3.

He was preceded in death by his parents Melvin and Nina Terry and his nephew Jarin Terry.

He is survived by the mother of his son, Vicki Terry, and his son, Brooks of Lake Stevens.

He is also survived by five siblings and one nephew and  two nieces. They are Pamela Wojtowicz of Austin, Texas, Lynette Suman of Carnation, Michael Terry of Duvall, Loretta Underhill of Carnation and Debbie Kirchan of Issaquah; his nephew Joshua Suman of Carnation and his nieces Cassie Terry of Duvall and Brianna Wojtowicz of Austin, Texas.

Services will be at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church on Blanche Street in Carnation, Wash., on Saturday, November 10, 2012, at 11 a.m.  A reception will follow in the church basement.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Evergreen Hospice Care Center, 12822 124th Lane NE, Kirkland, WA 98034.

Ervin C. Harder

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Obit HarderOn October 11, 2012, Erv went home to be with the Lord. He passed away in his sleep of an unknown illness.

He was born on November 15, 1935, in Duvall Wash.

He is survived by his wife Josephine in Yuma, Ariz., where they currently resided. He is also survived by his  sons: Tom, Jerry, Jim and David; his daughters, Kelly and her husband Robert, Allison and her husband Ricardo, Rebecca and Kathy and his brother Mel; sisters ,Annette and Barbara.  ,

Erv was the grandfather of 14 grandkids and 17 great- grandkids.

He graduated from Sedro Woolley High School in 1954 and then enlisted in the Air Force and served for four years.

Erv served as councilman and the mayor of Duvall for 25 years, He owned Duvall Cash & Carry Lumber for 14 years and was a volunteer fireman on the Duvall Fire Department for 25 years.

After serving so many years for the City of Duvall, June 6 was named “Erv Harder Appreciation Day.”

He was a great man, leader, friend, father and will be missed by many.

Services will be held October 27 at 1 p.m. at the Bread of Life Community Church, 140 14th Ave. NW, Ephrata, WA.  98823.

Patricia (Rita) Langlois

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Obit LangloisPatricia (Rita) Langlois peacefully passed away in the company of her loving family on Monday, October 8, 2012, in Woodinville, Wash.

Rita was born on May 11, 1928, in Queens, New York to Lillian and Joseph Delaney.

She was one of two children and is survived by her brother, Gerald Delaney of Naples, Fla.

Married in 1961 to Robert Langlois, they lived in Boonton Twp., New Jersey and raised three loving children: Karen Solomon, Kevin Langlois and Jerry Langlois, and genuinely spoiled five grandchildren: Leah Solomon, Ryan Langlois, Nick Langlois, Anna Langlois and Julia Langlois.

In 1996, Rita and Bob moved to Woodinville and lived with their daughter Karen and son-in-law Edward Solomon.

She leaves behind many extended family, loved ones and close friends.

Rita loved children and delighted in working as an administrative assistant at Rockaway Valley Elementary School, Mt. Lakes Middle School and  for the superintendent of schools for Mt. Lakes, New Jersey.  She made a difference in many young lives and was loved by all.

Rita was always involved in community functions in New Jersey and Washington.  She organized and managed the Boonton Township bi-centennial celebration and organized the one day fundraising event, Fan Fair, for Riverside Hospital in Boonton, NJ.  She also worked many years alongside Bob at the Hollywood Hill Saddle Club running the Cookshack for the Western Games, Hunters and English/Western Flat Shows.  Rita was and will always be an amazing spirit, loved and respected by all who knew her.  She lived her life in the selfless pursuit of enriching the lives of others.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial donation in honor of Rita at or by adding a fond memory of Rita in the Tribute Guestbook.

You can do this by visiting the Alzheimers Association website at Events/Tributes-AlzheimersChampions? pg=fund&fr_id=1060&pxfid=74201 or by calling 1-800-272-3900.

A celebration of life memorial service will be planned in the coming weeks.

Betty Ann Jorve

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Obit JorveBetty went home to be with the Lord on October 3, 2012. She was 80 years old.

She was born Betty Ann Freeman on December 18, 1931.

Betty was one of four children born to Dudley and Erna Freeman in Fergus Falls, Minn.

She is survived by her sister Darlene and brothers Ken and Don.

Betty married the love of her life Merton Jorve on March 16, 1952.

They had 6 children together:  Sandy, Tim, Karen, Pam, Melinda and Jim.

In 1955 they moved to Seattle where she worked at Boeing and then for Safeway in Bothell.

After retiring from Safeway, she worked with her husband Mert at Woodinville Real Estate, where he was co-owner.

They retired from real estate in 1992 to start a new adventure in traveling, fishing and visiting family and friends as often as they could.

She was always so thankful to have many supportive family and friends.

Her loving husband,  Merton James Jorve went to heaven in 1998.

She is also preceded in death by her daughter  Melinda in 1960, her son Jimmy in 1976 and her grandson Shawn in 2002.

She is survived by her children Sandy Hackney, Tim Jorve, Karen Gardner and Pam Jorve.

Betty had 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren and her family meant everything to her.

Mom was so full of love, laughter, mercy and encouragement. We will all miss her dearly.

Services will be held at First Lutheran Church of Bothell, 10207 N.E. 183rd St., Bothell, WA, 98011 (425) 486-2314, on Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 3 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances can be made to First Lutheran Church of Bothell C/O – Betty Jorve Memorial Fund.

Curtis Stanley Taylor

  • Written by Valley View Staff


Curtis Stanley Taylor, age 60, passed away on September 28, 2012.

Curt was born in Seattle, Wash. to Max and Patricia Taylor on May 29, 1952.  He was a trained chef for most of his life, owning his own restaurant, “Frosty’s,”  in Kirkland, before retiring.

Curt is survived by his devoted wife of 40 years, Judy, and two sons, Beau (Shannon) and Christopher as well as six grandchildren.

Curt is remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be greatly missed.

In lieu of flowers, please donate in Curt’s memory to the Duvall, Wash. fire department:, 15600 1st Avenue Northeast, Duvall, WA  98019, (425) 788-1625.

To share remembrances, please visit Curt’s website at www.sunsethills