Tekla Ann Walton of Bellingham, WA, slipped into the arms of her Savior on Saturday, February 2, 2013, surrounded by her family.
Tekla was born in Phoenix, AZ on August 13, 1938 to Michael and Elsa (Norris) Selementi.
Tekla was an active member of the Salvation Army, where she shared her gift of musical ministry.
Rosemary Trott, 83 of Anacortes, Washington died Friday, January 25, 2013 at Life Care Center in Mount Vernon, Washington.
She was born the third child of Peter and Lizabeth (Klos) Dellwing in Chicago, IL.
The family moved to Arlington, Washington in 1936 where she graduated from Arlington High School and then moved to Seattle where she completed a course in fashion design.
Betsy Ross Templeton of Anacortes died 1/30/13 at the age of 94. She was born on September 13, 1918, in Lawrence County, Illinois.
Betsy grew up and attended school in Lawrenceville, Illinois, and graduated from Lawrenceville High School.
She was hired as a steno at the Indian Refining Company, a subsidiary of Texaco. At that time Texaco was using the Lawrenceville Refinery as a training area for young engineers. Her husband to be graduated with a MSE degree from Purdue University in 1940 and was assigned to the Lawrenceville Refinery. Betsy was married to First Lieutenant Philip Templeton on April 25, 1942, at Camp Leonard Wood, Missouri.
Florence Rosella Johnson Lowrie was born on December 23, 1917 in Devils Lake, North Dakota on the farm where she spent her early years.
She later moved to a farm in Doyon, where she worked as a maid, after quitting school in the 7th grade to help support the family.
Florence married Robert in 1937 in North Dakota and later moved to Washington, eventually making their home in Anacortes.
John Martinis, Sr. was born June 4, 1930 in Everett, WA to Pearl and Paul Martinis. John was a proud resident of Snohomish County, attending Immaculate Conception Grade School, Everett High School and Everett Junior College.
John developed his love of fishing and talent for knowing where the fish were during the summers in high school when he traveled to Alaska with the Martinis fleet on his father’s fishing boats.
Eleanor Lettie Morris, 99, of Anacortes, passed away at her home on Friday, January 25, 2013.
She was born on August 24, 1913, in Burns, Oregon, the daughter of Ray and Myrtle (Dunlap) Beckley.
Eleanor was a hard worker and had varied occupations during her lifetime. During World War II, she worked in the shipyards; she also worked in many of the canneries in Anacortes, and retired from Whitney-Fidalgo before they were sold to Trident.