Published on Wed, Mar 3, 2010
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Bernhard 'Ben' Baker
A private family service will be held for Sequim resident Bernhard "Ben" Baker, who died Feb. 25, 2010, at the age of 79.
He was born April 6, 1930, in Petersburg, Alaska, to Adelbert and Marie Kerle Baker.
He served in the United States Army in Fort Richards, Alaska, during the Korean War.
He married Sally Rogers on Oct. 24, 1964, in Anchorage, Alaska.
Born and raised in Petersburg, Alaska, he worked for the municipality of Anchorage for 22 years.
He moved to Sequim in 1986.
Mr. Baker enjoyed fishing, road trips, and watching Westerns.
He is survived by his wife, Sally Baker of Sequim;
daughters DeAnn Karlson of Ketchikan, Alaska; Karen
Massey of Palisade, Calif.; and Pam McCurry of
Valdez, Alaska; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Sequim Valley Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
Anna Mae Ernst, 90, of Enumclaw, WA, passed away on February 23rd of
heart failure. She was born on November 29, 1919 in Los
Angeles, CA to William Wagner and Lillian Sharp. She graduated high school in San Diego, CA in 1937. Anna married George H. Ernst on February 28, 1945 in Bremerton, WA. She worked as a bookkeeper and owner of Blue Ribbon Meat Co. in Wenatchee, WA. Anna was a member of the Lady Elks and Eagles. She was talented at ceramics, played organ well, and loved growing begonias, traveling, and dancing. She always looked beautiful. Anna Mae was preceded in death by her parents; step-father, Edward Sharp; daughter, Diana Lee (Walker) Mills; 2 infant granddaughters; grandson, Victor Walker; brother, Victor Sharp; and daughter-in-law, Dona Ernst. Survivors include her loving sons, Douglas E. Ernst (Mark Hickman), Donald G. Ernst, and William J. Ernst (Jana); sister, Halleine Morrison; 8 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 26 at 2 pm at Lewis Funeral Chapel, 5303 Kitsap Way, Bremerton, with interment to follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 6 at 2pm at Living Court, 2229 Jensen Street, Enumclaw, WA.
An online memorial can be seen at www.lewischapel.com
ARTHUR B. MAXEY JR.
Lt./Col. • USAF Retired
ARTHUR B. MAXEY JR., 29 year resident of SunLand, in Sequim, WA, passed away at age 89, on 02/21/2010, in Springdale, AR. Art was born August 4, 1920, in Gage, OK. His wife of 54 years, Mary Lou Maxey, preceded him in death in 1996. Art's career in the United States Air Force, which extended over 33 years, took him to San Antonio, TX., Okinawa, Japan, Tucson, AZ., Goose Bay, Labrador, Washington, DC., Saigon, VietNam and Moreno Valley, CA, where he retired from March Air Force Base, as Asst. Comptroller. Art was an avid golfer, and each year always managed to golf his age. He is survived by his son, Arthur B. Maxey III & wife Carolyn Maxey; daughter Sue Clink & husband John Clink, his 4 grandchildren, Christopher Maxey, Kevin Maxey, Beau Clink, and Katie Reyes. He also leaves 9 great-grandchildren, Jessica, Ethan, Joshua, Zachary, Natalie, Lanie, Ezekiel, Kalub, and Karizma. This family was truly blessed to have Art in their lives. Military Interment Services will be held at Riverside National Cemetery, on March 24, 2010 at 10:00 AM, Staging Area #1. Celebration of life memorial will be held at Acheson & Graham Garden of Prayer Mortuary at 11:30 AM with reception to follow. The family requests, rather than flowers, that donations be made to CIRCLE of LIFE HOSPICE, 901 Jones Rd, Springdale, AR 72762.