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Edward Bailey, Patricia Grittman, Ruth I. Bond, Kenneth Huether, Edna Elizabeth Shore

Edward Bailey

June 13, 1914 -- May 4, 2004

A memorial service for retired Army Brig. Gen. Edward Bailey will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Sequim Valley Funeral Chapel with Pastor John Morgan officiating. Burial was in Ohio.

An advertisement containing his obituary appeared May 12 in the PDN.

Sequim Valley Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials: Boys & Girls Club of the Olympic Peninsula, P.O. Box 4167, Sequim, WA 98382.

Ruth I. Bond

Feb. 3, 1914 -- May 20, 2004

Sequim resident Ruth I. Bond died in Olympic Care and Rehabilitation Center at age 90.

She was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., to Otho and Ida (Chase) Cotton.

She married Ralph Bond in Indiana on Dec. 25, 1929.

Before moving to Sequim in 1987, the Bonds lived in Arizona, Tacoma and Enumclaw.

Although her primary interest was in her family, Mrs. Bond also enjoyed the ocean and beaches, and needlecraft such as crocheting and knitting.

She was a member of Dungeness Community Church.

Survivors include daughters Beverly Miller of Arizona and Carol Idler of Enumclaw; six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1995, and by daughter Joyce Wolf.

Services: Sunday, June 5, 11 a.m., memorial in Dungeness Community Church, 45 Eberle Lane, Sequim. Sequim Valley Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Patricia Grittman

May 23, 1931 -- May 8, 2004

Port Angeles-born Patricia Grittman died of a stroke in Creswell, Ore. She was 72.

The daughter of Joe and Isabelle (Fuller) Oxenford, she graduated from Crescent High School in 1949.

She married Bradford Grittman on July 4, 1949. The couple moved to Oregon 47 years ago.

Springfield Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home, Springfield, Ore., was in charge of burial.

Kenneth Huether

Aug. 7, 1930 -- May 26, 2004

Sequim resident Kenneth Huether died in Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, at age 73 of an intracranial hemorrhage.

He was born in Alberta to Daniel and Esther (Block) Huether, and moved to Sequim at age 6.

He married Barbara J. Fox in Aberdeen on June 15, 1958.

Mr. Huether was a dairy farmer and owner/operator of Huether Logging Co.

He was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and active in global missions, participating in construction projects in Mexico, Chile, Dominican Republic and Russia, among other locations.

Mr. Huether"s survivors include his wife; sons Ralph of Darrington and Don of Port Angeles; daughters Jacqueline Russell of Port Angeles and Renee Rasco of Auburn; brother James of Arizona; sister Phoebe Britz of Tigard, Ore.; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by brothers Lloyd, Donald and Lynden, and sister Verla Huether.

Services: Saturday, June 5, 4 p.m., memorial in Seventh-day Adventist Church, 255 Medsker Road, Sequim. Pastor Larry McCombs will officiate. Burial will be in Sequim View Cemetery. Sequim Valley Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials: Seventh-day Adventist School, 255 Medsker Road, Sequim, WA 98382; or Sunset Lake Youth Camp, P.O. Box 90, Wilkeson, WA 98396-0090.

Edna Elizabeth Shore

Jan. 22, 1932 -- May 28, 2004

Edna Elizabeth Shore, a Port Angeles homemaker for 70 years, died of congestive heart failure at age 72.

She was born in Wela Park, Mo., to William Randolph and Artie May (Gallauher) Merriman.

She married Leslie Shore in Lynnwood on April 6, 1974. He died May 10, 1999.

Earlier marriages to Warren Stevens, Clayton Butticci and Sereno Flores ended in divorce.

She was a life member of the Eagles Ladies Auxiliary.

Mrs. Shore's survivors include sons Bernie Flores, Warren Stevens and Terry Stevens of Port Angeles; daughters Karen Beck, Karla Pennington and Karey Stevens of Port Angeles; daughter Carmen Kalbfleisch of Mount Vernon; brothers Oliver Stark, Chester Stark, Donald Stark and Lonnie Stark; 15 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by brothers St. Clair Merriman and Lee Stark, and sisters Lucille Landry and Josephine Philbrick.

Services: Tuesday, June 1, noon to 1 p.m., visitation in Drennan-Ford Funeral Home, 260 Monroe Road, Port Angeles. Chuck Lilenthol will officiate. Burial in Mount Angeles Memorial Park, U.S. Highway 101 and Monroe Road. Following the service, a reception will be held in the Eagles Annex, 110 S. Penn St., Port Angeles.

Memorials: Hospice of Clallam County, P.O. Box 2014, Port Angeles, WA 98362.

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