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Harry Nelson

Harry Nelson, 90, passed away at his home in Yelm on Saturday, April 23, 2016. He was born in Woodlawn, Wash., on Sept. 15, 1925, to Ed and Anny Nelson.

Robert A. Cross Jr.

Robert A. Cross Jr., 64 years of age and a lifetime Harborite, died on Saturday, April 16, 2016, at his Hoquiam home. He was born on Feb. 28, 1952, in Aberdeen, Wash. to Robert Alfred and Jennie Mae (Sandstrom) Cross Sr.

Denis N. Huston

Denis Nayland Huston, aged 91, a resident of Ocean Shores, Wash. since 1976 and formerly Olympia, died on Thursday, April 21, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. Following cremation, he will be buried alongside his wife, Jean, at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, Ore. A Memorial Mass and reception is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, May 7, 2016, at St. Jerome Catholic Church, located at 15 Patrick Way, Ocean Shores, Wash. For more please visit:

Eugene S. Frazier

Eugene S. Frazier passed away on April 20, 2016. He was born Feb. 11, 1926, in the Boistfort Valley to Elizabeth (Flickiger) and Worthy Frazier. Leaving school shortly after 8th grade, he joined the Navy Air Corps during World War II. Gene joined the Army in 1948, and was an Airplane Instrument Mechanic. After being honorably discharged, he went to work for Simpson Logging at Camp Grisdale. He also worked for Crass Logging, and then retired after 21 years with Weyerhaeuser as a tree faller.

Mary Elizabeth Paulsen

Mary Elizabeth Paulsen, 88 years of age and a longtime Harborite, died on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Wash. She was born on March 25, 1928, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Harley H. and Cathryn (Sullivan) Hunter.

Dorothea Ruth Patrick

Dorothea Ruth Patrick, age 83, a resident of Ocean Shores, died on April 20, 2016, at Grays Harbor Community Hospital in Aberdeen. Mrs. Patrick was born on Nov. 28, 1932, in Yakima, Wash., to Charles Warren and Ruth Marion (Crandall) Davis. She graduated from Dayton High School in 1952, then attended beauty college in Boise, Idaho.

Lloyd W. Zillyette (Big Bad John)

John was born on March 3, 1947 in Chippewa Falls, Wis. to Kenneth and Violetta Zillyette. He passed away April 7, 2016 in Aberdeen, Wash. He lived most of his life in Wisconsin, farming. Later, he became a long haul truck driver, traveling the east coast.

Frances Elenore Lubitz

Frances (Sandy) E. Lubitz passed away at the Hindbaugh Adult Family Home in Montesano, Wash., on April 4, 2016 after a long (102 years) and wonderful life. She was born on May 15, 1913, in Cosmopolis, Wash. to George Wallace and Minnie (Lloyd) Wallace.

James Morton

James Morton passed away on April 1, 2016, at Montesano Health and Rehabilitation in Montesano, Wash., following a lengthy illness. He was born in Marysville on Sept. 28, 1941, to Leah Kightlinger raised in Chico, Calif., and attended Chico schools before joining the Navy. He has been an Elma resident since 2009. His remains were donated to MedCure so others might benefit.