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Leo E. Johnson

   Leo E. Johnson of Lake Stevens passed away in his home at the age of 77 from an extended illness.
   Born May 24, 1919, in Sterling, Illinois, Mr. Johnson operated a dairy farm and recreation area before moving to Woodinville with his wife Mary Ann in 1973. He spent 18 years in this area as a building contractor, completing the Shepherd of the Hill Lutheran Church in 1982, where he served as a member, elder, and national delegate.
   Mr. Johnson was an active sportsman with a love of the outdoors and a wildlife artist who created a variety of carvings.
   Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary Ann; daughters Linda Robinson of Everett, Laurel Bierman of Sterling, Illinois, and Lisa Whipkey of Everett; and grandchildren Christa, Kelly, and Nicholas.
   Memorial services were held July 20 at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church. The family requests that no flowers be sent, but memorials may be made to the Snohomish County Hospice and the American Cancer Society.

Margaret Lind

   Margaret Lind, 69, passed away at home July 10.
   Her survivors include her husband, Karl Lind; her parents, Millie and Ross Davis of Yakima; her brother, Bob Jaynes of Iowa; daughters, Malinda Bennett of Lake Stevens and Carla Reichardt of New Zealand; sons, Ben Daughtery of Louisiana, Roger Gowen of Washington, Dale Gowen of California, and stepson, Fred Lind of Ferndale. Mrs. Lind also leaves 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
   The family suggests remembrances in her name be made to the Heart and Lung Assocication or to a hospice. At Mrs. Lind's request, no services were held.