Ann G. Beard

November 25, 2015

Ann G. Beard, age 61 of Snoqualmie, died at home on Oct. 17, 2015.

Ann  G. Beard

Ann G. Beard

She was a math teacher at Mount Si High School. Ann graduated from Wilson College in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in 1978. Ann met and fell in love with her future husband, Charles, while visiting family in California in 1975. They married January 1978. Ann loved working with her students, reading, baking, sewing and knitting.

Ann was preceded in death by her father, Robert C. Gillingham Jr., of Knoxville, Tennessee. She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Charles Beard; daughter and son in-law, Mary and Garrett Blankenburg, of Sammamish; daughters Jennifer Beard, of Springfield, Ohio, and Stephanie Beard, of Snoqualmie; grandchildren Sean, Cameron and Elliott; mother Jean George, of Greensburg, Pennsylvania; sister and brother-in-law Mary and Harold Prussia, of Newport News, Virginia; uncle Stewart Robb, of Connersville, Indiana; aunt Ann Fishell, of Hanover, Maryland; and a number of cousins, nieces and nephews.

Roy W. “Bill” Venn

November 18, 2015

Roy W. “Bill” Venn formerly of the Snoqualmie Valley, passed away Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 in Bellevue. Services are pending. Please view photos, get directions and share memories in the family’s online guest book at Flintoft’s Funeral Home and Crematory, 392-6444.

Cecil Littlejohn

September 9, 2015

Cecil Littlejohn

Cecil Littlejohn

Cecil Littlejohn passed away peacefully at home Aug. 16.

He was born Aug. 23, 1926, in Olympia.

A celebration of life will be held at Mount Si High School on Sept. 13 at 12:30 p.m.

A potluck social will follow in the commons at the school.

Carole A. Monahan

August 26, 2015

On the evening of Aug. 18, 2015, longtime valley resident Carole A. Monahan, of Fall City, peacefully left her family to be with her Lord.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 60 years, Joe Monahan; son Jim Monahan and his wife Kelly; daughter Judy Niontgomery and her husband Jim; and daughter Lasa Monahan.

Carole Monahan

Carole Monahan

She was predeceased by her daughter Laurel DePinna in July 2014. Read more

Marilyn Irene Gusé

August 12, 2015

Marilyn Irene Gusé, age 82, joined God’s loving arms July 30, 2015, in Olympia.

She was born Aug. 19, 1932, in East St. Louis, Illinois, to Mildred (Bena) Muskopf and Milton Edward Muskopf.  Marilyn graduated in 1950 from East St. Louis Senior High School, where she was active in Job’s Daughters and the choir. She married Darrell Gusé, one year after meeting on a blind date, in Hernando, Mississippi, in 1955. They were married for 54 years, until Darrell’s death.

Marilyn Gusé

Marilyn Gusé

Marilyn and Darrell gave birth to their daughter Cheryl in East St. Louis before moving to St. Joseph, Missouri, where she gave birth to son Kevin and daughter Karen. They moved to South St. Paul, Minnesota, where daughter Sheila was born, and since lived in San Angelo, Texas; Davis, California; and Dixon, California; before moving to North Bend in 1990. Marilyn worked as a secretary for Armour Foods in East St. Louis, a secretary for a nursing home in San Angelo and a bookkeeper at Ron DuPratt Ford in Dixon. Read more

Stephanie Willhight

August 5, 2015

Life-long Valley resident Stephanie Willhight, 31, passed away on July 26 after a lengthy illness.

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Stephanie Willhight

She was born Jan. 26, 1984, in Bellevue, and called the Valley her home.

She will be best known as a dedicated and amazing mother to her young son. Stephanie loved to cook, and started at an early age. Read more

Idoline Searle

July 16, 2015

Idoline Searle, of Sammamish, passed away on Saturday, June 6, 2015, at 12:04 p.m., surrounded by her family.

Idoline Searle

Idoline Searle

Idoline, affectionately known by her family as Mouse, was born on Dec. 3, 1924 in Pretoria, South Africa. She worked as a flight attendant in her early adulthood, and spent much of her life working in a legal office in Johannesburg, South Africa. She moved to Snoqualmie in 1996, where she resided with her family until they moved to Sammamish in 2013. Read more

Harriet Turner

July 2, 2015

The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe shares the passing of Harriet Turner, a beloved Elder and Honorary Snoqualmie Indian Tribal Member.

Harriet Estelle TurnerAlong with her lifelong support and interest in her community, she was pivotal in the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe’s re-recognition by the federal government in 1997, which was finalized in 1999. She supported the Tribe’s efforts in protecting Sacred Snoqualmie Falls. Of special interest was establishing the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe’s traditional fishing rights.

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Joseph Wallen

July 2, 2015

Joseph Aaron Wallen, of Snoqualmie, was escorted to his eternal home by his Heavenly Father on June 17, 2015.

He was surrounded by family at Overlake Hospital in Bellevue after a drowning accident at Rattlesnake Lake in North Bend the previous week.

Joseph Wallen

Joseph Wallen

Born Aug. 5, 1998, in Snohomish County, Joey called the Snoqualmie Valley home for the last 10 years. He attended Snoqualmie Elementary and middle schools and was just finishing his junior year at Mount Si High, where he was known for his role in Culinary Arts at the Wildcat Café. Read more

Warren W. Gregory

June 11, 2015

Warren William Gregory, 78, of North Bend, passed away May 30, 2015, at Essential Living Adult Family Home in North Bend.

He was born Sept. 20, 1936, in Seattle, the son of Paul and Doretta Gregory. He graduated from West Seattle High School in 1954.

Gregory Warren

Warren Gregory

Warren married Jeanette (Jeri) Pratt on June 20, 1959, and they had two sons, Vincent (Jennifer) and Jason (LaDonna), of Issaquah, and a granddaughter, Hailey Ann Gregory, of Orting. Read more

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