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In Passing

Carmen Hanson

Carmen Hanson Carmen Hanson, a longtime winter resident of SunBird, died peacefully surrounded by family at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Enumclaw, WA on June 24, 2015 after a lengthy illness. She was 83. Carmen and Wes met and were married in North Dakota, enjoying a wonderful 57 year marriage. After Wes retired in 1990, he…

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Tom Heppe

Tom Heppe Tom Heppe’s family sends special thanks for your support at his memorial. Tom’s treatments over five years to delay leukemia began to fail in February. He just got weaker. He had no pain. All four of our children live here and three grandchildren. Tom was so devoted to our blended family. His daughter…

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Ronald Pow Ronald Pow – 7/3/1944–4/2/2015 Ronald T Pow, age 70, passed away peacefully at his home in SunBird on April 2. Ron is survived by his wife Carol; they have been year-around residents at SunBird since 2003. His son Colin lives in Gilbert and his mother-in-law, Dorothy Hough, moved to SunBird last year. Before…

In Passing – April 2015

Ethel Mae Crohn Ethel Mae Crohn, age 84, recently of Cumming, GA passed peacefully February 23, 2015 and joined her Savior Jesus Christ in Heaven. She was also reunited with her parents Fred and Julia Wenzel, sisters Millie, June and Berniece, granddaughter Shannon as well as other friends and loved ones who went before her.…

In Passing – March 2015

Lorette (Rotvold) Cornman Lorette (Rotvold) Cornman, the 11th child of Lars and Martha Kirkvold Rotvold, was born on January 2, 1924 in Gatzke, MN. Lorette went to school in Caledonia, ND, where she graduated as Valedictorian. She went to Interstate Business College in Fargo. Then she and her girlfriend moved to Minneapolis, MN where she…

In Passing – February 2015

Russell Earl Brown Russell Earl Brown, 85, of Chandler, Arizona, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 21, 2014, at his home of 17 years. Born and raised in Union City, Indiana, Earl called several states home, but lived in Findlay, Ohio, Wyoming and Arizona most of his life. Earl was a lifelong golfer and natural…

In Passing – January 2015

Bobbie Bamford

Bobbie Bamford Longtime SunBird Golf Resort resident, Bobbie Bamford, peacefully passed away in Olympia, Washington, on August 17, 2014 surrounded by her family and friends. A Celebration of Life was held in Shelton, WA on September 13. She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Dunbar, son-in-law, Gene Dunbar and son, Bruce Bamford (Olympia). She is…

In Passing – November 2014

William A. Westphal Dr. William A. “Bill” Westphal, age 73, of Washington, Iowa, died Wednesday, September 3, 2014 in Washington. Celebration of life services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, September 5, 2014, at the United Methodist Church with Pastor Jim Stiles officiating. Calling hours began at noon Thursday at the Jones & Eden…

In Passing – October 2014

Donald Samuel Fleming Donald Samuel Fleming, 81, of Traverse City, Michigan, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. Donald was born in Newlin, Pennsylvania, on June 26, 1933 to his parents, the late Samuel R. Fleming and Laura (Lindemuth) Fleming. Donald began his education in a one-room schoolhouse in Pennsylvania…

In Passing…

(1926-2014) Many will remember Marilyn, a former SunBird resident, as an outgoing, fun loving gal involved in many activities. She continued that lifestyle when she moved to Florida to be near her son. She loved and missed SunBird, returning often to visit and stay with friends. Thoughts and prayers go out to her family –…