Daniel J. Aldridge Alejandro Alvarez, Jr.

Daniel J. Aldridge
Alejandro Alvarez, Jr.
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Brent S. Bartosovsky
Kin D. Beliakoff
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Matthew C. Bowen
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Judith A. Cates
Tyler S. Challinor
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Glenn J. Brown
V a n e s s a P. D o w n i n g
Jim Espinoza, III
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Robert J. Clausen
Matthew E. Durham
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Froilán Godines
Lia C. Hawkins
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Ronald L. Herrell
Floyd R. Holloway
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William T. Horton
David B. Johnson
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Robert O. Johnson
Wilson T. LaRoque
Adam J. McRae
Michael R. Messner
Scott R. Pigg
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M.
Van
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Cynthia M. Rison
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Dreumel
Kenneth
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Warren
Compton
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Winspear
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Calvin
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R o g e r V. E n f i e l d
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Benjamin R. Hauger
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E a r l F. H o f f a
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Lew C. Janz
Darrin J. Hoines
German Jiménez-Flores, Sr.
Troy M. Kinnaman
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Kelly R. Loyd
Mark W. Olson
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William A. Padilla
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José Luis Pérez Gutiérrez
Mervyn H. Richardson
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Villa
Wesley
Withers
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Duane S. Rindal
Wagner
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Paul H. Shenk
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F r e d E . Tr e t t e v i k
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John
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Gerald
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Ti m o t h y
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Williams
Jesse
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Youngs
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Frank J. Porso
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William G. Scrafford
Roger A. Tjeerdsma
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David R. Kokesh
Klay M. McCrady
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Joaquín Aron Ponce Corona
Kenneth C. Sabin
Robert
Anthony
Justin L. Compton
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Matthew P. Gumbel
Brad B. Pederson
Shane C. Sullivan
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Carlos Pablo Carrillo
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Herbert W. Gifford
Miguel A. Odiaga
Carlos A. Ramos-Villanueva
Nicholas L. Spoelstra
Donna
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Douglas R. Peak
John D. Banks
Kenneth D. Bock
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Jessica L. Lewis
Michael Summerhays Pitcher
Kathryn D. Powell
Rodney T. Rinta
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Judy A. García
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Randall W. Johnston
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David R. Hudson, Jr.
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Thomas C. Carlson
Byron D. Clevenger
Richard G. Hess
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Irvin G. Bailey
Charles D. Elfrink-Thompson
James R. Grondahl
Almaz Kucukovic
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Robert D. Bezona
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Edward C. Foster
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Jonathan P. Glyer
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Clifford W. Apley
Wallace R. Bushman
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Jerrold S. Florek
Jennifer A. Paulson
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John M. Bernard
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L.
Walbrun
Kyle B. Willis
David
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Zorb
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Commemorating workers who died in Washington State
in 2010 as a result of job-related injuries and illnesses.
Daniel J. Aldridge
John D. Banks
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Alejandro Alvarez, Jr.
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Brent S. Bartosovsky
Robert D. Bezona
Kenneth D. Bock
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Tyler S. Challinor
Robert J. Clausen
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Kin D. Beliakoff
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Glenn J. Brown
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Carlos Pablo Carrillo
Byron D. Clevenger
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Irvin G. Bailey
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John M. Bernard
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Matthew C. Bowen
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Thomas C. Carlson
Wallace R. Bushman
Clifford W. Apley
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Judith A. Cates
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Justin L. Compton
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Vanessa P. Downing n Matthew E. Durham n Charles D. Elfrink-Thompson n Roger V. Enfield
Jim Espinoza, III
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Herbert W. Gifford
Jerrold S. Florek
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Edward C. Foster
Jonathan P. Glyer
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Froilán Godines
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Matthew P. Gumbel
Benjamin R. Hauger
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Judy A. García
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James R. Grondahl
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Lia C. Hawkins
Ronald L. Herrell
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Richard G. Hess n Earl F. Hoffa n Darrin J. Hoines n Floyd R. Holloway n William T. Horton
David R. Hudson, Jr.
Robert O. Johnson
Almaz Kucukovic
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Lew C. Janz
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German Jiménez-Flores, Sr.
Randall W. Johnston
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W i l s o n T. L a R o q u e
Adam J. McRae
Klay M. McCrady
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Mark W. Olson
William A. Padilla
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Brad B. Pederson
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Duane S. Rindal
R o d n e y T. R i n t a
Paul H. Shenk
Roger A. Tjeerdsma
Robert A. Villa
Anthony
R.
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G e r a l d L . Wa g n e r
Wesley
Compton D. Winspear
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Douglas R. Peak
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Scott R. Pigg
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Nicholas L. Spoelstra
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E.
Calvin A. Withers
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Williams
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Frank J. Porso
Kenneth C. Sabin
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Shane C. Sullivan
Donna M. Van Dreumel
J o h n L . Wa l b r u n
Timothy
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Mervyn H. Richardson
Cynthia M. Rison
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F r e d E . Tr e t t e v i k
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Kelly R. Loyd
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Miguel A. Odiaga
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Jennifer A. Paulson
Carlos A. Ramos-Villanueva
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David R. Kokesh
Jessica L. Lewis
Michael R. Messner
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Joaquín Aron Ponce Corona
Kathryn D. Powell
William G. Scrafford
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David B. Johnson
Troy M. Kinnaman
José Luis Pérez Gutiérrez
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Michael Summerhays Pitcher
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K e n n e t h A . Wa r r e n
Kyle
Jesse F. Youngs
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B.
Willis
David E. Zorb
2011 WORKER
MEMORIAL DAY
April 28, 2 p.m.
L&I Auditorium
Posting of the colors
Washington State Patrol Honor Guard
Invocation & Benediction
Chaplain Bill Terhune
South Bay Fire Department
Welcome
Judy Schurke
Director, Department of Labor & Industries
Governor Chris Gregoire
Jeff Johnson
President,
Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO
Kris Johnson
Vice President, Association of Washington Business
Dave Kaplan
Executive Director,
Washington Self-Insurers Association
Special Musical Tribute “To Where You Are”
L&I Vocal Ensemble
Memorial reading of names
Bell Ringers, Tumwater Local 2409
Washington State Council of Firefighters
Sign Interpretation
Roxie Andrews
Memorial Garden Bell Ceremony
Director Schurke
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Clifford W. Apley, 49, Cedar Mill Worker
Cliff Apley was a 49-year-old cedar mill worker. His passion
was the outdoors, hunting, and his dogs. Cliff worked hard
and played harder. He was a loyal friend, a devoted father, a
wonderful fiancé, a loving son and big brother. Cliff is gone
too soon but his impact on this world will be felt forever.
Kin David Beliakoff, 29, Security Officer
Kin David Beliakoff, 29, died March 23, 2010. He was an
armed security guard for Washington Merchant Patrol for
two years before this tragic accident. Kin loved the outdoors,
climbing mountains and was an adventurer. He loved his
job, was good and kind hearted and had a special place in his
heart for the underdog. He was a loving father and partner
and is missed very much. Kin is survived by his parents Stan
and Myra Feret, his partner Julie, and his three kids, Wil,
13, Eden, 7, and Nik, 3. Wil was his “young Man,” Eden his
“princess,” and Nikolas, his “little Kin.” “Daddy – you are
missed very, very much! With lots of love, Us.” Wallace Bushman, 60, Public Works Director,
City of George
Faith, family and country -- those three things were important
to Wallace and he tried to keep them in that order. Wallace
loved his town, always looking to improve it and make it
someplace where families would like to live. He was active
on the Community Hall Board and was always ready to serve
and help the community, knowing it helped keep it safe for
his family. Wallace raised six children, then, when his brother
Ken died, took on four nephews. He was an active scout
leader and helped with the youth in his church. Wallace was
loved by all who met him and is greatly missed.
Thomas Charles Carlson, 43, Pastor
Thomas Charles Carlson was born on Sept. 13 and joined
the Army out of high school. While he was stationed at Fort
Lewis, he met and married the love of his life, his wife of 21
years, Sheri. After leaving the military in 1991, Thom attended
Bates Technical College and graduated with an Associates of
Arts in Heavy Equipment. Thom volunteered at his church,
Real Life Family Center, then became a staff pastor in October
2004. Thom excelled in supporting and encouraging all the
ministers of RLFC. Pastor Thom passed away on Feb. 20, 2010
from a motorcycle accident in Roy, Wash.
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Tyler “Beans” Challinor, 20, Job Corps Student
Tyler “Beans” Challinor was a tall, gentle giant who was
an avid hunter, fisherman and friend to many. Tyler was
attending Fort Simcoe Job Corps and working at the Yakima
Forest Product Mill in White Swan when he was killed
in an industrial accident. Tyler joined Job Corps in 2009,
completed the Heavy Equipment Mechanics Program,
received his GED and was waiting for an opening in
advanced Heavy Equipment Mechanics. Tyler and his
family were very proud of all that he had accomplished
and the plans he had been making for his future. He will be
missed more than words can say.
Robert James “Jimmy” Clausen, 73, Farmer
Robert James Clausen, retired Spring Valley area farmer,
passed away suddenly in a tragic tractor accident on June 24,
2010. He was a lifetime resident and farmer in Rosalia. Jimmy
enjoyed camping and was an avid fan of WSU teams and
Gonzaga basketball. He enjoyed cheering on the local high
school teams and travelled to Branson, Mo., and Laughlin,
Nev. where he attended many shows. He is survived by his
wife of 30 years, Sandee. Those who were close know he is at
peace, returned to the earth he loved so much.
Vanessa Page Downing, 26,
heavy duty mechanic
Vanessa Page Downing. Bright, determined, heavy duty
mechanic. She exhibited a real zest and spark for her work.
She was amazing and talented and lost her life welding a
railing on a barge crane. She loved her work and found a
niche in this male-dominated field.
Jerrold Samuel Florek, 51, Logger
Jerrold worked in the woods for over 35 years. He was
tragically killed on Sept. 3, 2010. He enjoyed clam digging,
auctions, garage sales, swap meets, being on the farm, and
supporting the local football team. Jerrold’s priority was
preserving the farm for the next generation and teaching us
how dad always did things (he was an extension of dad). He
had a quick wit and sense of humor. Jerrold always had a
smile, a helping hand, an ear to listen, and a laugh to share.
He always thought of how to make something easier for the
next guy. All who knew him miss him very deeply.
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Matthew Paul Gumbel, 34, Refinery Operator
Matthew died April 24, 2010 at Harborview Medical Center,
in Seattle, Wash. following a three-week fight for his life
from injuries suffered in an explosion and fire at the Tesoro
Refinery, Anacortes, Wash. on April 2, 2010. Matt loved
life and loved the out-of-doors. He was a risk taker, loved
snowboarding, biking, climbing, hiking and driving his car,
sometimes too fast. He loved Deception Pass and Rosario
Beach. We will always love him and never forget him. The pastor at his memorial said, “In 34 years Matt touched
many lives but in three weeks he touched many more.”
Ben Hauger, 70, Plasterer
Ben was a plasterer for 43 years. He had a successful
double lung transplant in 2009 giving him 17 more
months of life. He used those new lungs to the fullest,
visiting family and friends, buying a boat and spending
months looking for the ‘perfect’ pink fishing pole so he
could take his granddaughter fishing for the first time.
With his wife, Dianne, he spent those extra months
travelling to Oregon, Florida, through the Panama Canal,
to Costa Rica and Alaska. We are all so grateful to the
donor’s family for giving Ben the precious gift of life.
Richard Hess, 63, Wine Sales and Distribution
Rick Hess died in a single car accident on Feb. 8, 2010. Rick
grew up in Salt Lake City with his parents and five siblings.
He was a U.S. Marine Corps reservist. He received a BFA
from the University of Washington and became a successful
graphic designer winning numerous awards. He married
in 1987 and had two children. Rick developed a passion
for wine making, earned his certificate in enology and
viticulture, and moved to Chelan. Rick worked at Chateau
Faire le Pont, then at Tsillan Cellars. He loved his work
and his coworkers were like family. Rick had an infectious
laugh and a quick wit. Beloved by many, Rick’s family and
friends are truly saddened by this unexpected loss.
Floyd R. Holloway, 71, Lab Technician
Floyd worked for Witco Chemical Company for 27 years
before he was forced to retire early after being diagnosed
with asbestosis. Floyd was a man of few words but his
influence on others was tremendous. His sense of humor
inspired everyone around him. His time was spent with his
wife, daughter, 2 granddaughters, and 2 great-grandsons,
telling stories, taking walks, skipping stones, and sharing
watermelon. He fought a courageous battle, but asbestosis
took his life on Jan. 14, 2010. He is survived by his wife
of 51 years along with many family and friends who will
always miss him.
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David Rock Hudson, Jr., 21, Commercial
Fisherman
Hoh Tribal member David Rock Hudson, Jr., born Aug.
2, 1989, was a commercial fisherman and hunter. He was
lost in an accident when his boat capsized while fishing in
the Hoh River on Oct. 11, 2010. David was the youngest
child of David Rock Hudson, Sr. and Barb Penn. David
participated in the annual tribal canoe journeys and was
active in tribal cultural events and activities. He enjoyed
hunting, fishing, and gathering seafood in the culture
and traditions of the tribe and valued time spent with his
family and friends, especially his niece and nephews.
David B. Johnson, 61, Equipment Service,
Northwest Airlines
David Bruce Johnson, 62, was born Aug. 16, 1947 and
passed away suddenly from a work-related accident.
David served four years in the U.S. Air Force. He was
a Sky Marshall for one year and worked for Northwest
Airlines for 37 years. He is survived by his wife Delores,
three children, a granddaughter, great-grandson, three
brothers, a sister and his mother.
Miguel A. Odiaga, 58, Timber Faller
Miguel died in a logging accident on Oct. 11, 2011. Miguel
loved being outdoors. He loved raising sheep and tending
a big garden. He was also known for his homemade wine
made from the grapes he grew. He is survived by his wife
of 30 years, Debby, and a daughter and son. He will be
greatly missed by many.
William Anthony “Tony” Padilla, 51,
Tow Truck Driver
Tony was born in Tucson, Ariz., and grew up in the town
of Oracle. After high school he worked in an underground
mine, joined the Navy and served two tours of duty
aboard an aircraft carrier. After leaving the Navy he
settled in Seattle and was employed as a tow truck driver.
Tony was a kind, generous man, and a friend to all who
knew him -- a quality that remained with him all his life.
The Padilla family suffers the loss of our beloved son and
brother. Our thanks to all who share in his memorial.
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Jennifer Ann Paulson, 31, Special Education
School Teacher
Just a year ago my daughter, Jennifer Paulson, was on her
way to work and was gunned down within feet of the
school’s cafeteria doors by her stalker, a co-worker from
her college days at SPU. She was 30 years old. Jennifer
devoted her life to her Lord Jesus Christ, her family whom
she dearly loved and the students who passed through her
doors at Birney Elementary School in the Tacoma School
District. A woman of devotion, discipline and love, she is
missed by all whose lives she touched.
Joaquin Aron Ponce Corona, 35,
Tractor Operator
Joaquin was a tractor driver for Borton & Son’s. He
passed away in a tractor accident while working. Joaquin
came to Yakima at age 18 looking for a living and a better
future so he could care for his parents back home. He
was a great man with big expectations and dreams. R.I.P.
Joaquin Aron Ponce Corona.
Kathryn Denise Powell, 28, Refinery Operator
Kathryn Denise Powell was born on May 2, 1981 and
quickly became known to family and friends as KD.
Although people were attracted to her 1,000-watt smile and
charming personality, it was her loving and generous nature
that earned her the friendship of so many. Kathryn died on
Friday, April 2, 2010 from injuries received earlier that day
in a fiery explosion at the Anacortes oil refinery where she
worked. She is survived by parents Ken and Connie Powell,
brother Mike and family, fiancé Kevin Allen, Jeff and Kathy
Chapman and family, other relatives and friends.
Mervyn H. Richardson, 75, Storage
Facility Manager
Merv was born on July 25, 1935 in Enid, Okla. He was
raised in Wichita, Kan. He graduated from Oklahoma
University and moved to Seattle to study real estate.
There, he married and had two children, David Gil
and Dawn Lea. Merv spent his career as a realtor and
developer. He enjoyed gardening, birds, travelling and
reading. He was a member of the board of the Spiritual
Enrichment Center on Bainbridge Island. He will be
missed by his family and his many friends.
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Rodney Ty Rinta, 43, Laser Technician
Rod was the technician in the plane that went down
near Morton with Dr. Shenk and the pilot, Ken Sabin.
They were on their way to Lewiston, Idaho, to do LASIK
surgery for Pacific Cataract and Laser Institute. Rod
was a great son and father. He loved fishing, hunting
and sports, but most of all, his daughter, who is now 11
years old. She was the love of his life. Rod will be deeply
missed by his family and friends, but we know he is in
Heaven with his dad, who passed away just four months
before him on June 27, 2010.
Bill Scrafford, 89, Electrician
Bill Scrafford was born in Bremerton but at 13 moved in
with his aunt and uncle following the death of his parents.
In 1945, he married and he and his wife, Iris, raised two
boys. As an electrician, Bill worked for Westinghouse, on a
dredge barge at Ocean Shores and with Washington State
Ferries from 1965 until he retired in 1982. After Iris died
in 2002, Bill moved to the Country Meadows retirement
community in Silverdale, where he was fortunate enough
to find love again, marrying Lorraine Stevens. He will be
sorely missed by all who knew him.
Paul H. Shenk, M.D., 69, Ophthalmologist
Dr. Shenk, a graduate of Loma Linda School of Medicine,
began practicing general ophthalmology in Vancouver,
Wash. in 1973. After joining Pacific Cataract and Laser
Institute in 1993, he focused on cataract surgery and
LASIK procedures. Before surgery, he would pray with
each of his patients. On Oct. 25, 2010, Dr. Shenk died in a
small plane accident while on his way to work. Dr. Shenk
was devoted to his family, his faith and the game of
golf. He was a generous and caring man who was loved
by many. Dr. Shenk is survived by his wife Kaye and
daughters Susan, Lisa, Hannah and Rachel.
Nick Spoelstra, 30, Herdsman
Nick Spoelstra was a loving husband to Kylie, a devoted
daddy to three precious daughters, Taryn, Taylor, and
Lauren, and a thoughtful son, brother, and uncle. A
country boy at heart, Nick worked hard and enjoyed life
on the farm. When not working as the lead herdsman
at Edaleen Dairy, he could be found hunting, horseback
riding, or spending time with his family and friends. Nick’s
faith in God provides comfort to those left behind and his
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Timothy Eric Williams, 38, Mechanic
Tim Williams was born on Oct. 31, 1971 and died March
26, 2010. Although he was only here for a short time he
had a large impact on many lives. Tim has been involved
with the logging industry all of his life, driving trucks
at 18 and then working as a mechanic. At a young age
it was apparent that this was going to be his calling.
Tim is survived by his two young children, Ashlee and
Logan, mother and father, four brothers and one sister.
Kyle B. Willis, 39, Forklift Driver
Kyle Willis, born Feb. 24, 1971, a wonderful husband,
father, son, friend and neighbor is missed every day. Kyle was taken from us on Dec. 21, 2010. His family’s
hope is that his accident will improve safety in work
environments everywhere. His family is trying to honor
his memory by continuing to live a life he would be
proud of. Kyle will never be forgotten.
Compton Winspear, 77, Engineer
Compton was a devoted and loving husband, a
good brother, friend and a father. He was an honest,
hardworking man and a person who you could always
lean on when you needed a helping hand. Compton
was an outgoing people person. Compton was full of
life. He was loved and will be missed by all.
Jesse F. Youngs, 53, Deputy Fire Chief
A Hero
A hero thinks of others before they think of themselves
A hero will die to protect
A hero can be of any age, any color
A hero can be man, woman, child
A hero is courageous, loving and brave
A hero will never complain
A hero can be made in one act of compassion
or years of tender loving care
Heroes are Angels in disguise, saving precious innocent lives
Jesse is our Hero
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