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Virginia Ellen Luck

Virginia Ellen Luck, 93, and a 38 year resident of Ocean Shores, Wash., died on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at the Ocean Shores home of her daughter. Virginia was born on April 19, 1921, in Portland, Ore., to Earl and Rose Kesling.

Lyle A. Linton

Former resident of Moclips, Wash., Lyle A. Linton, 96, passed away Aug. 3, 2014, in Shelton, Wash. He was born on Dec. 3, 1917, in Spokane, Wash. Parents were Fred V. Linton and Mildred M. (Sanderson) Linton. Lyle graduated from Colville High School in 1936. He married Esther M. Scott in February 1939, later they divorced. He then married Gladys Anderson (Pickett) in March 1966.

Barbara A. Rand

Barbara Ann (Bailey) Rand, a longtime resident of Grays Harbor went to meet our dear Lord on Aug. 18, 2014. Barbara was born on Aug. 29, 1928, in Fayette, Wash., to Winfield W. Bailey and Mary Ottie (Pool) Bailey. Barbara graduated from Skookum High School in 1946 and then went to work in the local telephone company in Centralia, Wash. She met the love of her life, Gary Rand in early 1952 and they were married Feb. 18, 1953, in Centralia, Wash., and together they had five children.

Wayne Michael Dominoski

Wayne Michael Dominoski was born July 12, 1961, and passed Aug. 2, 2014. He was preceded in death by parents, Stanley and Audrey Dominoski and siblings Bruce, Lynn and James. He is survived by his wife, Teresita Dominoski and siblings Ron Dominoski, Laurie Claffey and John Dominoski, and many nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held at Immanuel Baptist Church, 1200 Soule Avenue Hoquiam, Wash., Aug 23 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Please bring a dish to share. A memorial page can be viewed at www.anewtradition.com .

Ramon Rex Barker

Ramon Rex Barker of Elma, Wash., passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. Ray lived a full life and was a very proud man. He served in the U.S. Navy for a term in the 1950s and held many jobs before settling into a career he loved the most … driving trucks. He was an “owner-operator” for over 50 years before he finally retired in 1999. Due to his love for trucking, he continued working as a “relief driver” for several companies until 2005.

Janice (Pullar) Myers-Malsch

Janice Ann (Pullar) Myers-Malsch, age 64, passed away on July 12, 2014, at her home in Yakima, Wash. Janice was born March 15, 1950, to Rellias James Pullar and Beatrice Mae (Hartnell) Pullar in Aberdeen, Wash. She grew up and lived in Montesano, Wash., and graduated from Montesano High School in 1968.

Maxine Gueffroy

Maxine Gueffroy, a longtime McCleary resident, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at her home. She was 76. Maxine was born June 29, 1938, at Taylor, Idaho to Durlin and Nilda (Cox) Wadsworth.

Penny Supler/Graham

Penny passed away July 10, 2014, in Rockledge, Fla. She was born in Los Angeles, Calif., on Jan. 15, 1968. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Olympic Christian Center 117 S.W. 8th Street, McCleary, Wash. A time of fellowship and refreshments will follow at the Fellowship Hall.

Gerald Albert Hollatz

On Saturday afternoon Aug. 9, 2014, longtime Montesano resident Gerald Albert Hollatz passed away with his family at his side. Jerry was born on Oct. 26, 1943, in Elma, Wash., to Albert and Ada Hollatz. Jerry was raised in Brady where he attended grade school and later graduated from Montesano High School in 1961. On July 7, 1967, Jerry married Patricia Aubuchon from Montesano.

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William Dean Hooper

Bill Hooper was born in Grays Harbor on Sept. 12, 1950, to Dean and Leana Hooper. He passed away on July 13, 2014. Bill graduated from Montesano High School in 1969, then joined the Army Special Forces, and later went on to work for Weyerhaeuser until they closed. When he passed he was a driver for Horizon Medical Transport.

Anna McKay Graves

Anna McKay Graves, a lifelong resident of Malone, Wash., passed away peacefully on July 19, 2014. Anna was born March 5, 1912. She graduated valedictorian from Elma High School in 1930 and went on to attend the Metropolitan School of Business in Seattle. She worked for Mumby Lumber for several years. Anna married Perry Graves in February of 1938 and raised five children on their family farm in Malone. She was preceded in death by her husband Perry, daughter Joyce Blanck, grandchildren Danielle Foster, Deborah Blanck, Travis Ochsner and Chayson Colley-Jones. Anna is survived by her children Marie Jones of Elma, Martha O’Grady of Normandy Park, Philip (Nancy) Graves of Malone and Elaine (Mickey) Denny of Sequim, 15 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Anna was a lifelong member of Olympic Christian Center in McCleary and enjoyed gardening, playing piano, sewing, reading and playing games. She kept up her sense of humor until the very end. A memorial service in Anna’s honor will be held at the Olympic Christian Center in McCleary at 11 o’clock in the morning on July 23, 2014 with a graveside service at 1 o’clock in the afternoon at the Masonic Cemetery in Elma with a luncheon to follow.

Richard Allen Jacobs

Lifelong Harbor resident, Richard “Dick” Allen Jacobs, age 70, went to be with the angels, his late wife Nancy and beloved lab, Molly. He lost his courageous battle with cancer, peacefully at home in front of a cozy fire, surrounded by his loving family on July 18, 2014.

Alberta Patricia (Patty) Friberg

Patty Friberg, age 82, passed on to be with her precious Savior on July 15, 2014, in Hoquiam. She began her life journey Sept. 11, 1931, in Hoquiam. She moved to Lacey, Wash. in 1987 where she resided for 25 years. She was very active within her church family as well as community charities. She is survived by her daughters, Shannon Rouse, Donna Jeanne Williams, Kathy Payton and her son, David Friberg. The Lord also blessed her with 9 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Phillip Merino

All gave some. Some gave all. Phillip Merino, a Korean War veteran who served during the Vietnam War era, passed on July 10, 2014. He was born October 3, 1953 and was a lifelong resident of Westport, Wash. Phil played sports all through school. He graduated from Ocosta High School in 1971, the same year his high school basketball team took the state championships – the first and last time ever such a victory occurred in the history of OHS.

Leonard Ted Travess

Leonard Ted Travess of Aberdeen passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Grays Harbor Community Hospital after a courageous fight with leukemia with his wife at his side. He was 55.