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Page A-22 - Mason County Journal - Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 Alfred (A1) Wylie Jones re_ A1 was born July 23, 1919 to Jacob Edmond and Jes- se Julia Jackson Jones on Hungry Hollow Farm (est. 1888). He lived on the farm most all his life. He spent his first eight school years at historic Grant school, a one class school that is now Picketing community club. He then went to Shelton Jr. and high school. At 17 he drove the school bus and continued that for three years. When the war broke out he worked for the Navy as a civilian, where he did naval and marine designing. He started as an apprentice at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton. He joined the design division, work- ing on battleships and alternating aircraft carriers. He worked with officers in Europe, Asia and Washington D.C. After the war he obtained a degree in structural engineering from the International Correspondence School. He retired in 1973 at 54 years of age, as a civilian employee of the Navy. He was an active member of the Bremerton Power Squadron. He sailed to Hawaii and back twice, once only using a sextant. The second time he sailed using his own 40 ft. sailboat, the Endea- vour. He was a life time member of the Yacht Club. He served as commodore in 1982. He was a member of the Silver Stars Saddle Club, the Agate grange, the Pioneer Kiwanis and the Pickering Community Club. He also served on the Pioneer school board. He was a member of the Boy Scouts and even hiked 50 miles with them. He is survived by his wife Doris; sons, Alfred (Fred) (Debbie); Edmond (Vicky); Larry (Debbie): and daughter Kathy McKenzie (Paul). His sister Shirley (Winkie) Jacquard. His grandchildren, Jessica Hug- gins (Lormie): Delaney Morse (Jeremy); Danica Jones; Grant Jones (Ashley); Cale Jones; Ashlie Jones; Alex McKenzie; and 4 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters. A memorial service will be held at the Pickering Club House (Grant School) 151 Community Club Rd. on Saturday, Sep- tember 6th at 11:00 a.m. Memorial donations can be made to the Children's Orthopedic Hospital. Arrange- ments are made by McComb & Wagner Funeral Home & Crematory in Shelton. ~'] - PAID OBITUARY NOTICE - ['El to_ GEORGE ARTHUR "ART" CARLILE Born December 10, 1921 in Cottage Grove, Oregon he passed into the arms of our Lord on August 17, 2014 in Hoodsport, WA. Art was the youngest of seven children of Susie Wood and George Levi Car- lile who died in a Mill accident when he was barely a toddler. He served in the Army in Germany during WWII, was wounded in The Battle of The Bulge, and was a recipient of The Purple Heart. He was a Self-Logger by trade who worked in Cot- tage Grove, OR for 44 years as well as in the Philip- pines and then for the Oregon and Washington Forest Service. He was also a longtime Mason. He has been a resident of Hoodsport, WA for 39 years and was their Fire Commissioner for 33 years. Due to Art's "thrifty" ways, the fire department has new and state-of-the-art equipment. He built the house where he lived that overlooked the Hood Canal that he loved where so many friends and family felt at home when visiting. He was a founding member of the New Community Church of Union and as in all the things he has been involved in, he was a respected member of the congregation. Art is survived by his sister Grace Alice, his chil- dren daughter Inamae who was his caregiver the past two years, son George (Barbara) and daughter Glenda (Don), fourteen grandchildren, seventeen great grand- children and six great great grandchildren, He was predeceased by his parents, his sisters Marguerite, Vivian and Madge, his brothers Kenneth and Wendell and his son Robert. Art's favorite mission was building the first church of the New Community Church of Union. Donations in his honor may be made to the New Community Church of Union, see address below. Services are at 9am, August 25, 2014 at Tahoma Na- tional Cemetery, 18600 Southeast 240th Street, Kent, WA 98042. A Memorial will be held Sunday, August 31, 2014 at lpm at the New Community Church of Union, 951 Dalby Road, Union, WA 98592. ~ PaID OBITUARY. N.QTICE -- [.~ 1111 Eunice Barnum Eu~iee (Rietdort3 Barnum, 93, died Aug. 8, 2014, at She]ton Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was born Aug. 9, 1920, to Fred and Alma (Schulz) Rietdorf in Thurston County. Eunice married John E. Barnum; the couple divorced in 1956. Eunice is survived by daughters Katherine Edmonson of Shelton, Valerie (Larry) Zandell of San Tan Valley, Ari- zona, and Carla (John) Cloudt of Olympia; son Kurt (Colleen) Barnum of Brewster; four grand- daughters; one grand- son; three great-grand- daughters; and numer- ous cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and a granddaughter. She requested that there be no service. In lieu of flowers, make a donation to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals or any other animal-related charity. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Fam- ily Funeral Home and Crematory in Shelton. Audrey Hinehcliff Audrey D. Healy Hammond Hincheliff, 87, a 58-year resident of Shelton, died Aug. 19, 2014, in Shelton. She was born April 22, 1927, in Cambridge- Narrows, New Bruns- wick, Canada. Audrey was a home- maker, cook and certi- fied nursing assistant. She was a member of the Mason County Seniors and the Pinochle Club. She is survived by sons Ron (Sue) Healy of Issaquah, Jerry (Terry) Hinchcliff of Shelton, Rollie Hammond of Shelton, Charles Ham- mond of Oregon, Wayne Hammond of Olympia, Rodney (Cindy) Ham- mond of Port Orchard, Basil "Buster" (Jaquie) Hammond of Shelton, Chris (Jill) Hammond of Shelton, Tim Ham- mond of Shelton and Dale Jr. (Julie) Ham- mond of Olympia; daughters Linda Chase of Tacoma, Roxie (Steve) Duchserer of Shelton and Debbie (Bill) Miller of Oregon; and numer- ous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and three great-great-grand- children. Audrey was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Hinchcliff Sr.; parents; two brothers; sons John Healy, Robert Hammond, Roger Ham- mond and James Ham- mond; two grandchil- dren and friends Mary and John Cook. A memorial luncheon potluck for family and friends will be at noon Aug. 31 at the Squaxin Community Kitchen. Audrey will be in- urned at Shelton Memo- rial Cemetery. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Family Funeral Home and Crematory. The family asks that, in lieu of flowers, an un- wrapped toy be brought to the memorial to be donated to the Seattle Children's Hospital. Bob Gammage Bob Gammage, 68, died Aug. 21, 2014, at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia. He was born June 2, 1946, to Lee Emro Gam- mage and Beulah Smith in E1 Paso, Texas. Bob served in the Navy as a hospital corpsman (petty officer 2nd class) from Jan. 18, 1966, to Oct. 17, 1969. He married Melinda (Hill) Gammage on Aug. 2, 1967, in Las Vegas. Bob worked at The Boeing Company. Bob enjoyed coach- ing kids' sports, fishing, traveling with his fam- ily, boating, woodwork- ing and traveling to Jamaica. He is survived by wife Melinda Gammage of Shelton; sons Jared (Merri) Gammage of Ontario, Oregon, Alec (Heather) Gammage of Kent and David (Jenny) Gammage of Shelton; grandchildren Jacob, Tayler and Trevor of On- tario, Oregon, and Riley of Shelton. A service will be at 5 p.m. Aug. 30 at Twanoh State Park. Memorial donations can be made to organiza- tions that help disabled veterans. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Family Funeral Home and Crematory in Shel- ton. Robert Jensen Robert Jensen, 84, a Shelton resident, died Aug. 19, 2014, in Puyal- lup. He was born Dec. 12, 1929, to Claus and Clara Jensen in Marysville. Robert was married Aug. 22, 1959, to Glydas Jensen. He worked for the Boeing Co. He was in- volved with the Shelton Community Lions Club and the Highline Sports- man's Club. Robert is survived by wife Glydas, sons George and Jeffrey, daughter Diana, sister Rhonda Kiefer, five grandchil- dren; and seven great- grandchildren. A service was held Aug. 25 at Yarington's/ White Center Funeral Home in Seattle. Donald Joersz Donald Fred Joersz, 82, died July 13, 2014, at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland. He was born Sept. 1, 1931, to Paul and Emma (Heid) Joersz in New Sa- lem, North Dakota. Donald served in the Army during the Korean conflict.. He worked for the Homestake Mining Co. in Lead, South Dakota; Olympia Oyster Co. in Shelton; and as a hy- droelectric power-plant operator for Tacoma City Light at Cushman Dam No. i near Hood- sport, the Garrison and Canyon Ferry dams on the Missouri River, and the Lower Monumental Dam on the Snake River, where he retired after a 30-year career. Donald lived in Kahlotus, Washing- ton, where he was a volunteer fireman, an emergency medical technician, a city council member a school board member, and a cemetery board member. He was a member of the VFW and the Ameri- can Legion. Donald enjoyed build- ing things, including mod- el airplanes and ships, his home, and a gyrocopter. He was an artist and liked to paint and draw pictures of the area. He also holds two patents. He is survived by daughters Wanda (Ste- ven) Blackwell of Kahlo- ms and Karen (Dean) Williams of Kennewick; son Phillip (Janet Camp- bell) Joersz of Hayden, Idaho; grandchildren Miehelle, Kevin, Eliza- beth, Rachel and Dustin; great-grandchildren Damien, Harley and Levi; step-children; step- grandchildren; and step- great-grandchildren. Don was preceded in death by wife Ruth Joersz; parents Paul and Emma Joersz; son Douglas Joersz; brothers Elmer and Paul; sisters Elsie and Dorothy; and stepgrandson Kyle. A memorial service with military honors was July 29 at the Kahlo- tus United Methodist Church in Kahlotus. Donald will be in- urned at Kahlotus Lake View Cemetery at a later date. Condolences can be made at www. hillcrestbrucelee'cnd obituaries/Donald- Joersz. see OBn'UARIES, page A-23 ton! ~%!! !i ~ !!1%;~ii~~! ii!iiii till it's too late... FULLY COVERED NO NONSENSE PREPAID CREMATION Save your family from OR FUNERAL PLANS