Vera Bangs


Vera Bangs peacefully passed away on Monday, July 9, 2012. Born in Seattle on October 17, 1927, she was raised with parents Raymond and Vera Lane and six siblings.

Vera married Don Bangs on August 31, 1949, and raised their three children in south Seattle. Upon retirement Don and Vera moved to Copalis Beach where they enjoyed beach combing, clamming and a quiet serene life style. In the past 5 years Vera lived in assisted living facilities in both Hoquiam and Milton enjoying activities and making new friends. After surviving a stroke in November of 2010 she lived with her daughter, Vickie, and in recent months in an adult family home.

She is survived by her daughter, Vickie Higgins of Auburn; sons, Michael Bangs of Petersburg, Alaska and Harry Bangs of Federal Way.

A memorial will be held at Marlatt Funeral Home in Kent, Wash. at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 28, 2012.