Donald Stewart Braaten


Donald Stewart Braaten, a longtime Harbor resident passed away on August 24, 2012, at Harborview Medical Center. He was born October 27, 1922, to parents Josephine and Peter Braaten.

Don was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Marian, in 1996; a son, Stewart, in 2006; brothers, Anthony, Ed, Pontias and Manuel; and sisters, Lillian, Dorothy, Mae, Hope and Ethel.

Survivors include sons, Michael of Montesano, Phil (Julie) of Aberdeen and Robert of Montesano; granddaughters, Sarah (Rob) Gardiner of Montesano and Rachele (Garrett) Stoken of Lacey; four great-grandchildren, Madisyn, Robbie and Colbie Gardiner and Jackson Stoken; brother, Glenn; and sisters, Ilene Lind, Eva Bornson and Faye McDonald. A memorial service will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 30, 2012, at Amazing Grace Lutheran Church in Aberdeen.