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Kith&Kin Obituaries Michael R. Evanger
Angeles, moved with his family to Bothell and graduated from Bothell High SUQUAMISH — Burial School in 1970. Returning with military honors to Port Angeles, Michael studied architectural draftis scheduled ing at Peninsula for Dec. 6 at 1 College. His p.m., at Mount lifelong love of Tahoma National the outdoors Cemeter y for blossomed durMichael R. ing this time, as Evanger. Michael spent his He passed free time hiking away Sept. 27 and climbing in at Franciscan Olympic National Hospice, Univer- Michael R. Park or dirt bikEvanger sity Place. ing in the forests Michael was above his home a friend to many, always in Port Angeles. ready to reach out to help Michael worked as a those in need, and freemaster finish carpenter ly shared his skills and knowledge. He will be from Everett to Tacoma, greatly missed by those he and Gig Harbor to Port Angeles, leaving a legacy touched and loved. Michael is survived of beautiful homes, houseby his wife of 34 years, boats and condominiums, Caroline, of Suquamish; and many commercial parents, Robert and projects in Seattle, Tacoma Virginia Evanger, of and Bremerton. A veteran of the U.S. Bothell; daughter, Marine Corps, Michael Christina Duquette, of was honorably discharged Sterling, Va.; son and daughter-in-law, David in 1975 with the rank of and Nicole Evanger, and corporal. Michael enjoyed wood grandchildren Ethan and Kaylee, of Hayes, Va.; carving, fly fishing, photogbrothers, Bert, Eric and raphy, kayaking, sailing, Mark; sister, Anna; and and hiking/snow shoeing many aunts, uncles, cous- throughout Washington. ins, nieces and nephews He was a member of the throughout Washington, Friends of Point No Point Oregon, California, Utah Lighthouse, and Kitsap Audubon Society. He was and Colorado. Michael was born in awarded for his wood carvPort Angeles. He began ings in the Kitsap County annual his schooling in Port Woodcar vers
Elaine Brazeau May 27, 1929 October 30, 2013, After living with her daughter Ann in her final year, Elaine Brazeau, 84, died October 30, 2013 from complications resulting from a fractured hip. Elaine was born to Chris and Emma Eujen on May 27, 1929 in Terry, MT. Elaine was raised on Lincoln Hill in Poulsbo. She married Bernard “Bud” Brazeau in 1949. He preceded Elaine in death. Elaine is survived by her three children, Ann Mecham (Jerry), Allan Brazeau (Jayne) and Kenneth Brazeau (Vicky). Elaine loved sewing, cooking, fishing and the slots. She also enjoyed her grandchildren, Ryan, Adam and Alex Brazeau, Mark, Amanda, Alan Elizabeth and Jerrie Drowns, and Scott Mecham. Elaine is also survived by four great-grandchildren, Jillian Brazeau, Bennett Fog, Alex and Demri Drowns, and Rayana and Alysa Brazeau. Public visitation for Elaine will be held at The Stone Chapel Poulsbo Mortuary on Thursday, Nov. 7th from 10am-4pm with a funeral service to follow on Friday, Nov. 8th at 11am. Interment will be private at Kingston Cemetery. Online memorial www.poulsbomortuary.com TRIBUTE Paid Notice
shows. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made in Michael’s name to Make-a-Wish, Alaska & Washington, 811 1st Ave., Suite 520, Seattle, WA 98104 (800-304-9476) — Family of Michael R. Evanger
Kimberly Ann Lemes-Scott Feb. 21, 1959 - Oct. 28, 2013 Kim’s quality of life was taken from her at a young age. After a courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease, Kim is finally at peace. Her two sons were with her in the final hours. Other family members were there with her during her final weeks. Kim was a North Kitsap
High School graduate, class of 1976. She was in the NK Orchestra and played the flute and piccolo. When she was young, she enjoyed working, homemaking with her two young sons, and gardening. Kim is survived by her sons, Patrick Duncan (Jamie) of Poulsbo, Justin Anderson (Allison), and grandson Tyler Anderson of Poulsbo. In lieu of flowers, please spend an hour with a person who can no longer speak or move. They are in their homes, and at nursing homes. Read, sing, play a guitar, or just sit with them and hold their hand. Thank you to all who visited Kim. There will be a private family graveside service. — Family of Kimberly Ann Lemes-Scott
Denny Lew Kimmel September 19, 1936 - October 18, 2013 Denny Lew Kimmel, 77, of Poulsbo, died Friday, October 18, 2013. He was born to the late Harland Kimmel and Dorothy Magoon Spalding, September 19, 1936, in Juneau, Alaska. Denny graduated from Ocosta High School in 1954, attended Grays Harbor Community College and received a BA in Education from Western Washington University. He married Patricia Gail Cooper on August 13,1960 on Bainbridge Island. Denny inspired many as a teacher and a coach in the Sumner, Central Kitsap and North Kitsap School Districts. Marine Biology was a favorite class of his as was the Odin Inn vocational program he helped to develop. Denny enjoyed lunch and cookies at the Odin Inn even recently. Although Denny enjoyed teaching his real love was for the sea. His commercial fishing career led him to many ports of call from Alaska down to Mexico. He fished for salmon, black cod, halibut and tuna until his retirement. His boats, the New Day, and later the Dream Catcher, were fixtures at the Poulsbo Marina for many years. Denny became an integral part of the Poulsbo business community starting New Day Fisheries, the New Day Eatery and Valkyrie Boat Tours. He was a member of the Sons of Norway, and president of many fishing associations throughout his lifetime. Denny loved dancing, golfing, hunting, digging razor clams and traveling in his motor home. He is survived by Gail, his wife of 53 years; three children, Steven Kimmel (Joanie Reitan) of Seattle, WA; Scott Kimmel (Joni) of Poulsbo, WA; Wendy Baldwin (Kittredge) of Poulsbo, WA; 8 grandchildren, Mariah, Jody, Spencer, Abigail, Henry, Jackson, Tess, Ellie; a sister, Sharon Miller (Pat) of Klamath Falls, OR and various nieces and nephews. Donations in his honor can be made to the Poulsbo Historical Society, PO Box 844, Poulsbo, WA 98370. A celebration of life will be held at Kiana Lodge on Sunday, November 17 at 1:30 pm. TRIBUTE Paid Notice
BIRTHS At Harrison Medical Center, Silverdale. Oct. 12: To Sophie and Jeremy Westphal of Poulsbo, a girl. Oct. 25: To Liudmila and Adam Schultz of
Kingston, a girl. Oct. 31: To Katherine Sullivan and Alfred Arciaga of Kingston, a boy. Nov. 1: To Alisha and Nicholas Chrisman of Kingston, a boy.
A baby boy for the Johnsons POULSBO — Brantley Kevin Johnson was born Aug. 24, 4:16 p.m., at Harrison Medical Center in Silverdale. Brantley weighed 7 pounds 12 ounces and measured 19 inches long. He is the son of Jessica Shanelle Madler of Kingston and Brandon Kevin Johnson of Poulsbo. Brantley is the couple’s first child.
Brantley was welcomed into the world by his grandparents, Ron and Deanie Madler of Kingston, and Bradley and Greta Johnson of Poulsbo; great-grandmother, Dee Morrison of Shelton; great-grandparents, Bob Strand and Sandra Strand of Poulsbo; and great-great-grandmother, Helen Strand, of Poulsbo.
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November 08, 2013 edition of the North Kitsap Herald