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Page A-22 - Mason County Journal - Thursday, July 3, 2014 Sarah Stegriy Sarah L. StegTiy, 76, o Grapeview, died June 24, 2014, in Olympia. She was born July 12, 1937, to Guy and Leota Springer in Kan- sas City, Missouri. Sarah is survived by her husband, Robert; daughter Christy (Jim) Martin; sons Bob (Te- resa) and Ken (Sara); brother Elmer Spring- er; five grandchildren; and five great-grand- children. Visitation was at 5:30 p.m. June 27, and a funeral service was June 28 at Yahn & Son Funeral Home in Au- burn. A committal service followed at Mountain View Cemetery Auburn. Janet Winters Janet Winters, 65, died June 20, 2014, in Olympia. She was born Nov. 9, 1948, to Kenneth and Doris (LaRose) Loftier in Spokane. Janet was a resident of Spokane, Davenport, Olympia and Shelton. She graduated from Olympia High School in 1967 and The Ever- green State College in 2007. Her greatest joy was her grandchildren and great-grandchil- dren. She also enjoyed gardening, crochet- ing, reading, spending time at the beach and with her animals, and talking with people. She had little to give and was always will- ing to share what she had. Janet is survived by son Brian Winters of Satsop; daughter Cheryl Baker of Elma; brothers Donald Loftier of Olympia and Robert Loftier of Tri-Cities; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchil- dren. She was preceded in death by parents Ken- neth and Doris Loftier; brother Jim Loftier; and granddaughter Brianna Winters. A celebration of life, followed by a potluck, will be 3 p.m. July 12 at the Rutledge Corn Maze in Tumwater. iiii REST A Re utation Built on Service IF YOU DIDN'T GET A r555 COMPLETE CREMATION FLYER IN THE MAIL, CALL TO LOCK IN YOUR PRICING. $1795 COMPLETE BURIAL SERVICE IS STILL AVAILABLE. CALL Elva Ann Bennington E1va Ann Margaret Bennington, 93, died June 24, 2014, at home. She was born Jan. 22, 1921, in Grayling Village, Michigan, to Lyndall Rosalie Ren- nie and Frank Goldrick Sprague. Ann graduated from high school in Bay . City, Michigan, and worked in retail sales and management. She met Claude Franklin Bennington on a blind date in 1944, and they were married March 22, 1944, in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Their children were born in 1945 and 1946. While Claude was in the Army, the fam- ily lived for a while in Panama, Puerto Rico and Okinawa. They came later to Fort Lewis and settled in Lakewood. In 1969, they moved to Shelton. Ann supported her children in Scouts, sports and school. She loved gardening and visiting with friends and family. She ap- preciated the travel experiences she had as a soldier's wife and she could share in detail her memories of that time. A highlight of her life was a special trip to Ireland in 1983. She was survived by brother Alvin Lee (Nancy) Sprague of Bay City, Michigan; son Claude Franklin (Cydne) Bennington of Shelton; daughter Marilyn Jean Kinney of Yelm; five grand- children: Shari (Rusty) Parsons of Yelm, Susan (Russ) Douglas of Ingle- side, Texas, Michael (Sea) Kinney of Yelm, Todd (Lapasrada) Ben- nington of Bangkok, Thailand, and Sean Bennington of Pullman; 10 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great- grandchildren. Ann was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years in 2002, her parents, five siblings and a son-in-law. Memorials can be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Funeral Home and Cre- matory in Shelton. Victoria Alexander Victoria Ann (Petrie) Alexander, 47, a resi- dent of Port Orchard, died June 22, 2014, at home. She was born Dec. 5, 1966, to Mike and Kay Petrie in Wursburg, Germany. Vikki attended Pio- neer Primary School and Shelton High School. burial-crematin-preplanning"'.- mccombwagner.com : TRUSTED "" " " " 36 " .t . 0.426.4803 She went to beauty school, then had her own beauty shop and taught barbering at the Washington Correc- tions Center in Shel- ton. Vikki moved a lot and seemed to attract many friends along the way. She enjoyed taking in stray pets and giv- ing them a home, and helping those less for- tunate. She is survived by husband Robert Alex- ander and parents Mike and Kay Petrie. Ciqala Miller Ciqala Chayton Mill- er, 14, died June 24, 2014, at home. He was born June 2, 2000, to Richard Miller and Anna-Lisa (Seaton) Cox in Olympia. Ciqala had just com- pleted his education at Hood Canal School and was preparing to enter Shelton High School. He started working as a commercial fisherman last season. He loved fishing, hunting, football, bas- ketball, bicycling and recently developed a love for paintballing. He was a member of the Loomis Community Church, in Loomis. He was always ea- ger to lend a hand and gave to people from the heart. Ciqala is survived by mother Anna-Lisa (Phillip) Cox; father Richard (Kristi) Miller; brothers Dylan Paul, Braden Gage, Ricky Miller, Justin Miller, Jack Miller, David Cox and Paul Gage; , at sisters Larissa Miller and Chanowha Miller; grandparents Charles (Doris) Miller, David (Wanda) Miller, Jerry (Antje) Fletcher and Gus (Barb) Hoag; and numerous aunts, ,., uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. A funeral service was held July 1 at the Skokomish Longhouse, House of Slaney. Ar- rangements are by For- est Funeral Home in Shelton. Richard Bambans Richard Edward Bambans, 80, formerly of Seattle and a longtime resident of Hoodsport died June 28, 2014. He was born Oct. 13, 1933, in Latvia. He was the beloved husband of Eileen Chris- tina Bambans for more than 50 years. Richard was a devot- ed father to daughters Karen Bambans Bauer and Lisa Bambans. He also was a loving grand- father to granddaughter Marina Bambans. At his request, no services will be held. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memo- rial donations be made to the Hood Canal Food Bank. see OBfTUARIES, page A-23 I ! I I I I I1[[111 I lil il i i