Lynnette K. Pellegrini, 65 years of age and a longtime Harborite, died on Thursday, April 11, 2013, at her Hoquiam home. She was born on August 14, 1947, in Everett, Washington, to James A. and Janice E. (Hagen) Kalso. When she was about nine years of age the family moved to the South Aberdeen area. She attended Aberdeen schools and graduated from Weatherwax High School in 1965 and then attended Grays Harbor College for a year.
She worked at Dairy Queen for a time.
On June 7, 1969, she was married to Fred Pellegrini in Aberdeen.
She had been a medical transcriptionist for Grays Harbor Community Hospital and Evergreen Counseling Center.
She attended the Cornerstone Community Church in Aberdeen. She liked to go camping, volunteering for the Hoquiam Elks Lodge and participating in the Relay for Life. She was an accomplished seamstress, sewing numerous items for her family and friends as well as making bridesmaids dresses. An avid bowler, she was twice the president of the Grays Harbor Women’s Bowling Association and during the 1999 – 2000 league bowling year she was inducted into their Hall of Fame.
Lynnette is survived by her husband, Fredric Pellegrini of the family home in Hoquiam; two sons, Jeffrey Pellegrini of Vancouver, Washington and Richard Pellegrini of Lacey, Washington; one daughter, Stephanie Riekkola of Moclips, Washington; two sisters, Barbara Clay of Aberdeen and Laurie Anderson of Aberdeen; one brother, Bruce Kalso of Aberdeen; seven grandchildren and other relatives.
A celebration of her life will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at the Hoquiam Elks Lodge #1082, 624 K Street.
Private inurnment will be held later at the Bay View Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Washington.
Arrangements are by the Coleman Mortuary, 422 – 5th Street in Hoquiam.
Please take a few moments to record your thoughts for the family by signing the on-line register at www.colemanmortuary.net.