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Merle Hobson

Humptulips resident Merle E. Hobson died on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at his home. He was 69.

The Yelm native had served in the Army and had worked in shake and shingle mills.

A celebration of his life will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at the Hoquiam VFW Post 1135.

Cremation arrangements are by the Coleman Mortuary of Hoquiam.

Arlene Pink

Longtime Hoquiam resident Arlene R. Pink died on Friday, March 22, 2013, at her home in Hoquiam. She was 73.

Arrangements are pending through the Coleman Mortuary in Hoquiam.