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Douglas Walden

An urn committal service for Hoquiam resident Douglas T. Walden, who died May 3 in Hoquiam, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 11, at Hoquiam’s Sunset Memorial Park. A celebration of life and potluck will follow at the Grays Harbor Foursquare Church in Central Park.

Cremation arrangements are by the Coleman Mortuary in Hoquiam.

Charles R. Rifenberg Jr.

Hoquiam resident Charles Russell Rifenberg Jr. died Sunday, May 6, 2012, at his home in Hoquiam. He was 45.

He graduated from Aberdeen’s Weatherwax High School in 1985 and served in the U.S. Navy from 1985-1991. He worked as a corrections officer for at Stafford Creek from 2000 to 2011.

A celebration of his life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at the Grays Harbor Foursquare Church in Central Park.

Arrangements are in care of Stoller’s Mortuary in Raymond.

Clarine C. Williams

Clarine Catherine Williams of Hoquiam died Monday, May 7, 2012, at Grays Harbor Health & Rehabilitation Center in Aberdeen. She was 71.

Funeral arrangements are by Whiteside Family Mortuary in Elma.

Nelson B. Huey

McCLEARY — Nelson Bruce Huey, a 33-year McCleary resident, died Monday, May 7, 2012, at home in McCleary. He was 69.

Arrangements are by Whiteside Family Mortuary in Elma.

Grace G. Ash

OLYMPIA — Former longtime Aberdeen resident Grace Genevieve Ash, died Monday, May 7, 2012, at Capital Medical Center in Olympia. She was 103.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 11, at Fern Hill Cemetery in Aberdeen.

Arrangements are by Funeral Alternatives of Washington in Tumwater.