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Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 - Mason County Journal - Page A-23 Rosemarie Matson Rosemarie Matson, 74, a resident of Shelton, died Sept. 11, 2014, at Little Creek Casino Resort in Shelton. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Family Funeral Home Crematory in Shelton. Elizabeth Nelson Elizabeth "Betty" Nelson, 94, a resident of Shelton, died Sept. 13, 2014, at Alpine Way Continuing Care Community in Shelton. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Family Funeral Home and Crematory in Shelton. Dwois Brown Sr. Dwois Brown Sr., 74, a resident of Hoodsport, died Sept. 14, 2014, at home. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Family Funeral Home and Crematory in Shelton. Todd hoenke Photo courtesy of Mount Olive Lutheran Church The Back to School Jamboree last month at Evergreen Elementary School helped students entering kindergarten through sixth grade get back-to-school supplies, clothing and new haircuts in preparation for the new school year. OBITS cont. from page A-22 Earl Kalles Earl Dean Kalles, 64, a Montesano resident, died Sept. 6, 2014, at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia. He was born Oct. 19, 1949, to Earl and Betty Kalles in Spokane. Earl served in the Army from 1969 to 1977. He married Debra (West) Kalles on Dec. 1, 1974, in Lancaster, South Carolina. Earl worked as a machinist and was a member of the Matlock Grange. Earl is survived by mother Betty Kalles of Hoquiam, wife Debra Kalles of Montesano, son Earl J. Kalles of Olym- pia, daughter Desiree (Kalles) Anderson of Matlock, brothers Ken- neth Kalles of Hoquiam and Forrest Kalles of Elma, six grandchildren, a great-grandchild, and many nieces and neph- ews. A service will be at 3 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Mat- lock Grange in Matlock. Memorial donations can be made to any organization to benefit autism research. Joyce Fields Joyce (Vanlanding- ham) Fields, 85, died Sept. 12, 2014, in Shel- ton. She was born April 9, 1929, to Otto and Gladys Vanlandingham in Dun- can, Oklahoma. Joyce married Dean Fields on Jan. 4, 1947, in Tacoma. She worked at a na- val shipyard before her marriage to Dean. In 1955, the family moved to Lake Qninault, where she worked for the U.S. Postal Service. Joyce and Dean also owned and operated the Eldon Store for 10 years. Joyce volunteered as an auxiliary member with the Mason County Fire District 17. She loved living on Hood Canal and enjoyed boating, fishing, clam- ming, shrimping and crabbing with family and friends. She loved spending time with her grandchildren on the beach. Joyce is survived by daughters Evva Harsh- berger (Larry) Harsh- berger and Margene Fields (David Moore); grandchildren Wayne Johnson, Nicki Johnson, Donald Bell, Tina Haug- bro and Tami Fuller; great-grandchildren Kecia Johnson, Naomi Johnson, Sarah John- son, Amanda Griffitt, Nicholas Griffitt, Felicia Bell, Emily Haugbro, Eirik Haugbro, Hailee Fuller and Brianna Fuller; and great-great- grandchild Emma Seev- ers. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Dean Fields, a sister, and an infant son. Earl Hall Earl (Bud) Hall, 92, died Nov. 24, 2013. He was born Oct. 1, 1920, in Montesano. Earl served in the Navy during World War II. He worked at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermedi- ate Maintenance Facil- ity in Bremerton as a nuclear inspector until his retirement. He was married to Martha Blevins from Feb. 6, 1953, until her death on Feb. 9, 2013. He loved spending time with his grandchil- dren. Earl is survived by children Bill of Port Orchard, Louise of Port Orchard, Fred of Port Orchard and Greg of Port Orchard; brothers Alan of Yuma, Arizona, and Stan of Puyallup; 15 grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by wife Martha and brother Bill of Shel- ton. A celebration of life will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept, 20 at the Smith River Place, 1286 W. Satsop Road. N Carole Hanson Carole Hanson, 76, died Sept. 13, 2014, in Bellingham. She was born Jan. 11, 1938, in Everett. Carole was a Blue Bird and Camp Fire leader and was involved with the Boy Scouts of America. She was the vice president and president of the Shelton branch of the U.S. Ju- nior Chamber. Carole is survived by husband Larry Hanson; sons David (Suzanne) Hanson and Chris (Terri) Hanson; daughters Traci (Gary) Hanson and Michelle (Hans) Rautenberg; grandchildren Andrew Hanson, Phillip Han- son, Tiffanee Brown, Jennifer Tuitasi, Scan Madden, Nick Hanson, Courtney Hanson, Jordan Simpson and Kylee Simpson; and great-grandchildren Alexa Brown, Gavin Brown and Bradley Beimold. A service will be at St. John's Lutheran Church in Bellingham. Memorial donations can be made to Shuk- san Rehabilitation Center at 1530 James St., Bellingham, WA, 98225. Tony Heuer Tony Lain Heuer, 52, died Sept. 2, 2014. He was born Dec. 10, 1961, to Sherie Lynn Todd in Fort Lewis. Tony served in the Air Force from 1981 to 1985. After the Air Force, he worked as a bus driv- er and commercial truck driver. He enjoyed building model cars, going to ga- rage sales and collect- ing Seattle Seahawks memorabilia as well as football and baseball cards. Tony is survived by mother Sherie Lynn Bearden of Shelton; stepfather Dever Rob- ert Bearden of Shelton; brothers Cory Reed Heuer of Silverdale, Kary Dean Heuer of Belfair, Casey Robert Bearden of Shelton and Jeremy Duane Bearden of Allyn. A memorial will be from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday at Green Diamond Park on Mason Lake in Shelton. Memorial donations can be made to any or- ganization benefitting veteran affairs. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Family Funeral Home and Crematory in Shel- ton. SU STAFF REPORT news@masoncoun com Mount Olive Lutheran Church's Back to School Jamboree served more than 100 children from Aug. 18 through Aug. 21. The event was at Evergreen Elementary School and is dedicated to preparing students from kinder- garten through sixth grade to head back to school. The event served dinners to 166 students and 300 family members. Students went home with school supplies and clothing. Danielle Hutchins, Krista Graham and Kathy Johnson of Studio 125 provided haircuts to stu- dents who attended. Shelton Butokukan Karate Club gave beginning lessons on discipline, Central Mason Fire & EMS taught students about home safety, and Taylor Shellfish taught about the different types of shell- fish in the community and how they're farmed. Finally, Our Community Credit Union provid- ed all the children with drawstring backpacks in which to take the supplies home. Marthe Carter Marthe Carter passed away peacefully i at Gentlecare Adult Family Home in Bothell on 9/8/2014. She was a loving and compassionate nurse for over 30 years. She began her career in Bremerton at Hah'ison Memorial Hospital and the Schutt Clinic. ~ She eventually moved to the Hood Canal area where ! she continued as a home care nurse with Providence SoundHomeCare and Hospice in Shelton. Marthe is ii survived by a sister, Jo Southard in Virginia, a son, Barry Carter in Virginia, and 2 daughters, Sherry Abbey in Florida and Karon Herron in Kahlotus. WA. She will be remembered for her deep love of~ the Northwest and her youthful spirit by those who knew her well. Call 426-4412 to subscribe mccombwagner.com 360.426.4803 McCOMB /AGNEF