|Evelyn “Mickie” Condon|
|Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff|
Evelyn “Mickie” Condon, was born August 9, 1921, in Wellington, Texas. She returned home to our Lord from Swedish Hospital in Edmonds, Wash., after fighting pneumonia two weeks on April 18, 2012.
Mickie was preceded by both her first and second husbands – Lee Brisbin in 1946 (Calif.)and Bill Condon in 2010 (Ariz.), as well as her daughter, Patty with her husband, Larry Seale in 1973 (Calif.), and grandson, Larry Condon in 1980(Calif.).
She is survived by her son, Michael Condon of Woodinville, Wash., and his wife, Diane and their nine children and spouses, plus 20 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Michael is the night supervisor at Brittany Park, an assisted living facility in town. He has planned a wake for his mother to be held at his Woodinville home on April 22.
Also surviving is Mickie’s daughter, Saundra Gendron, of Everett, Wash., and her spouse, Whitey, and their four children and spouses, plus seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Saundra has planned a memorial to be held for family members on Saturday, April 28, in Everett.
Mickie moved with her first husband’s family from Texas to Richmond, Calif., where they worked in the shipyards during World War II.
Her first two children were born there and then the entire Brisbin family moved north to Garberville, Calif., in the redwoods where they established businesses.
After her first husband’s death, she married Bill Condon, who also had moved to the area with his parents. Bill later owned the Southern Humboldt Builders Supply in town and was a general contractor.
Mickie was an Eastern Star in Garberville, Calif., where Bill belonged to the Masonic Lodge.
She was a member of the Lutheran Church and was an awesome cook, great hostess for all her husband’s many parties, a good fisherman and hunting companion, had a green thumb and was an excellent seamstress.
She didn’t mind traveling between their three homes, adapting to seashore, mountains and desert easily. She also was afforded many great cruises, trips and adventures while Bill’s wife.
Other family and friends living in California, Oregon and Arizona have been notified that arrangements made by Bill, her husband, for Neptune Society to cremate her remains have been followed.
Her ashes will be scattered at her designated place. Her husband Bill’s ashes were scattered at sea by his close fishing friends at Shelter Cove, Calif., but Mickie requested a different place. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.