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Members Remembered

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Serving Washington, Oregon & Idaho

Members Remembered

Remembering Danny Harold Meyer

Remembering Danny Harold Meyer

Danny “Dan” Harold Meyer 1946-2019 Danny “Dan” Harold Meyer, age 73, of Gig Harbor, WA passed away on Dec. 16, 2019. Danny was born on Feb. 7, 1946 to Elmer & Mary Meyer in Madison, SD. He grew up on the family farm near Ramona, SD and graduated from Ramona High...

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Remembering William Howard Lewis

Remembering William Howard Lewis

January 3, 1949 – July 11, 2018 A life well lived, William (Howard) Lewis, a personal friend of Jesus Christ, was born January 3, 1949. He was the first baby born in the year of 1949 in Arlington, WA to Florence Priestley and Cedric Howard Lewis.  Howard grew up in...

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In Memory of Cheryl Christine Smith

In Memory of Cheryl Christine Smith

Cheryl Christine Smith, age 69, died peacefully on May 3, 2016 at her home in Quincy WA, after a brief struggle with brain cancer. Cheri was born April 22, 1947, in Seattle Washington, the youngest daughter of Mildred and Lewis Bacot. She graduated from Seattle...

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In Memory of Mitchell N. Mullan Jr.

In Memory of Mitchell N. Mullan Jr.

Mitchell N. Mullan Jr. “What A Wonderful World!” August 21, 1930 to April 19, 2016 Mitch was born on August 21, 1930, and peacefully joined his Heavenly Father on April 19, 2016. Devoted husband, father, and grandfather, Mitch is survived by Agnes, his loving wife and...

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Remembering Peter Fred Harksell Sr.

Remembering Peter Fred Harksell Sr.

Peter Fred Harksell Sr. passed away March 21st, 2015 from complications following a brain hemorrhage he suffered on February 14th.   Born January 28, 1936, Pete was a lifetime resident of Ferndale, growing up on the family farm on Harksell Rd.  He graduated from...

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Remembering Benny “Ben” Roy Christie

Remembering Benny “Ben” Roy Christie

Benny “Ben” Roy Christie, 65, was welcomed into the arms of Jesus on July 4, 2013 in Yakima, WA after a courageous 2 year battle with brain cancer. He was born August 7, 1947 to William and Sarah Ruth Christie, the second of 4 children. He graduated from Davis High in...

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Remembering Buster (Buz) Thomas Throndsen

Remembering Buster (Buz) Thomas Throndsen

The Automotive Service Association and the automotive industry lost one of its biggest supporters on May 19th, 2013, Buz Throndsen. Buz owned and operated both Magnolia Shell Service Station and Throndsen Tire Service in the Magnolia area. He was a member of IGO, ASC...

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Remembering Dennis Yarnell

Remembering Dennis Yarnell

A memorial service for beloved community member Dennis Yarnell will take place at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at Lake Wilderness Lodge, 22500 S.E. 248th St., Maple Valley. Yarnell, the owner of the Newcastle Shell station, died after his car crashed into a utility pole on Feb....

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Remembering Lynn Diane Olson

Remembering Lynn Diane Olson

Lynn Diane Olson, Age 53, passed away on Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 after a long battle with cancer. She was a 1977 graduate of Peninsula High School and 1982 graduate at the University of Washington. Lynn was the daughter of the late Dawn Olson and is survived by...

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Remembering Mike Bower

Remembering Mike Bower

Mike Bower, 49, born in Port Angeles, WA went to be with the Lord, October 21, 2011 in Lakewood Washington. He was a man of God devoted to his family.  His passion and commitment to seeing men becoming Godly dads inspired his weekly men’s group for South Tacoma...

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Remembering David Leslie Knode

Remembering David Leslie Knode

David Leslie Knode was the first child born to George and June (Erie) Knode on January 24th, 1952, in Riceville, Iowa. David was an active member of numerous service and professional organizations and groups. In recent years, he enjoyed membership in the Military...

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Remembering Terry Holmstrom

Remembering Terry Holmstrom

Terrance Alan Holmstrom, age 62, of Olympia, passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 surrounded by his loving family. Terry was born on September 29, 1948 in Olympia,WA to Julia Anntoinette Kaszycki and Gunar Ivan Holmstrom. Click here for photo library and...

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Remembering Robert “Bob” O’Connor

Remembering Robert “Bob” O’Connor

Robert “Bob” L. O’Connor Surrounded by his beloved family, Bob departed our warm embraces on May 4th, 2011 at the age of 64. Survived by his “bride” and “soul mate,” Linda, of 31 years. They enjoyed boating around the Puget Sound with their three children who will...

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Remembering Holly Lea Gaynor

Remembering Holly Lea Gaynor

July 19, 1952 - April 23, 2011“Loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.”Holly Lea Gaynor, 58, of Battle Ground, WA, passed away on April 23, 2011. She was born in Boise, ID to John and Dorothy Amyx on July 19, 1952.Holly and Tom are the owners of Gaynor’s...

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Remembering Lawrence Raymond Goodwin

Remembering Lawrence Raymond Goodwin

Lawrence Raymond Goodwin of SuquamishOct. 20, 1949 - April 15, 2011Veteran Lawrence Raymond Goodwin, 61, died on April 15, 2011 in Suquamish WA. He was born on October 20, 1949 in Renton, WA to Raymond and Audrey (Oberg) Goodwin. He graduated from Shorecrest High...

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Remembering Richard Merrill Larson Jr.

Remembering Richard Merrill Larson Jr.

Richard Merrill Larson Jr. passed away in the comfort of his home in Enumclaw, WA on December 10, 2010.  Rick joined ASA-WA in 2006, and was an active participant.  Rick and Ann joined us for the Leavenworth Retreat last year!Richard Merrill Larson Jr., known as...

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Remembering Kurt K. Thierbach

Remembering Kurt K. Thierbach

5/16/56 - 11/15/10 After fighting cancer for 2 years Kurt lost his battle on Nov. 15th with family by his side. We cheered his fight but are now left to grieve his loss. We will always remember his warm smile, his helping hand and his long chats on sports and fishing....

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Remembering Ken Fife

Ken Fife, long time member of ASA-WA and a lifelong Wenatchee resident and owner of Dick’s Towing and Repair, passed away to the loving arms of his Savior March 26, 2010, at Central Washington Hospital, following a courageous battle with heart disease. Ken, 70, was...

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Remembering Adnan “Ed” Anwar

Ed Anwar, 48, and ASA-WA member since 1998 and a 28 year resident of Olympia, died March 25, 2010. He was born March 11, 1962. He is survived by his wife Mary and a son and daughter. He was a Master Auto Mechanic and owner of Checkered Flag Automotive, Lacey.A...

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Remembering Mark Hegge

Mark Hegge Age 52, was an ASA-WA member sine 2006 and owned Hegge Chevron of West Seattle, passed away unexpectedly at home on Thursday, March 18, 2010. A celebration of his life will be held on Tuesday, March 23 at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church,...

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In Memory of Elaine L. Mills

Elaine L. Mills, age 69 of Ferndale passed away on Wednesday, March 17, 2010. She was born on January 19, 1941 in Vancouver, B.C. For many years Elaine coordinated the Whatcom Christmas Parties and the picnic’s, held at the Deming Log Show.  Elaine held every...

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Remembering Donna Washut

Remembering Donna Washut

Donna Washut passed away on October 8, 2009.  Born in Buffalo, Wyoming on June 20, 1939, the only child of Joe and Irene Washut, Donna spent her early years in Wyoming and moved to Tacoma when she was 12.  Donna attended Jason Lee Jr. High and graduated from Stadium...

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Remembering Donna West

On March 8, 2009, Donna F. West passed from this veil of tears called life, surrounded by a host of friends and family. She was a major supporter of the collision repair industry and its associated activities over her 37-year career as co-owner, with her husband Mike...

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