James Walter White
Feb. 9, 1941 - Feb. 27, 2012
James Walter White of Sequim stepped into glory on Feb. 27, 2012 after a short bout with cancer. He was 71 years old.
James was born in Hughes, WA on February 9, 1941 to Walter & Mary (Clark) White, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Paul and Daniel.
Jim is survived by his wife Alice (Crandall); children Mike, LuAnne (Randy) DePriest, Pam Poage, David (Taran); sister Sharon (Jim) Moore; brothers John (Dolores) and Dave (Sheila); many grandchildren; and sons from a previous marriage, Jim, Robin and Tim.
This disabled vet served his country for 10 years in the US Navy, including deployment to Vietnam.
Jim was proprietor of JW White Painting. He loved working outside, whether it was in his garden or in his yard.
He was a member of Breidablik Baptist Church of Poulsbo, WA where he served as an usher and helped with yard maintenance. Jim accepted Christ as his Savior in 1971 and looked forward to the day he would enter Heaven.
There will be a Memorial Service Saturday, March 10, 2012 at 1:00 PM at Breidablik Baptist Church, 239 NW Lofall Rd., Poulsbo, WA 98370.
Donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belford Rd., Ste 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.
Margo Lou Costello
February 10, 1942
February 29, 2012
Born Margo Lou Aanestad on February 10, 1942, in Devils Lake, North Dakota to Eleanor Lou Magnusson and Sylfest Orwoll Aanestad. Margo just turned 70 years young. She had a passion for life, was a fighter and survivor of life.
As a young child Margo was taught by her grandfather to catch night crawlers, package them and sell the worms for a quarter to the local fishermen. She was a doer and always was involved in some activity. Her family moved to Livingston, Montana where she attended Park High School, there she was voted “Mayorist“. Her family moved to Santa Barbara, California. When she was only 16 she drove her 1946 Studebaker all the way to Santa Barbara by herself. She completed her high school education at Santa Barbara High.
Margo had many jobs during her career. One was at GTE where she was a “Ringy Dingy Operator” for the telephone company and she was also voted their “Snow Queen”. She worked as the office manager for the I.B.E.W. Electrical Union. Margo had several businesses under M.O.M. (Margo’s Office Management). Her favorite was gardening and opening a nursery selling produce, flowers and wood products which she hand made.
She had many hobbies and talents such as cooking, baking, crocheting, making rag rugs, blankets and cards. She loved to play cribbage and was an avid game player . She refinished old furniture and sold it. There wasn’t anything she couldn’t do and everything she did, she did well. Margo also loved to travel and fly fish.
Margo had a great sense of humor and a quick wit about her. She sure loved to play practical jokes.
Margo’s first love was her family. She married the love of her life, Roy Leo Costello in 1984 and was 16 days away from celebrating their 28th Wedding Anniversary. She was preceded in death by her mother, father and baby sister, Nancy. She is survived by her husband, Roy Costello, her children, Garret, Kristen, Westen, Keena Mae (husband, Paul), Richard (wife, Monica) and LaTeresa (husband, Scott), and her sister, Diane. She had 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by all her family and friends!
She will be laid to rest next to her mother and father-in-law at Sequim View Cemetery. Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, March 7th at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flower, donations may be made to The Olympic Medical Center Cardiac Care Rehabilitation Center @ 840 N. 5th Ave., Sequim, WA 98382.
Her family would like to thank all the wonderful doctors and nurses who took such loving and tender care of her in CCU at Olympic Medical Center.
I love you Sissy…No, I love you more…Love, Ka-Mae
Always and Forever, I Love You Margo…Love, Hubbies
Briana Jeanne Hovind
May 10, 1976 ~ February 29, 2012
Briana Jeanne (Culver) Hovind passed away in Sequim at the age of 35 on February 29, 2012, after a long battle with cancer.
She was born in Los Gatos, CA on May 10, 1976, and was raised in Morgan Hill, CA. She married Zachary Emerson in 1994, moved to Oak Harbor, WA, where she had her son, Daniel, in 1996. She attended Peininsula College, earning her Healthcare Assistant Certificate. In 2007, she married Meric Christopher Hovind, and they moved to Sequim in 2008.
She loved painting, reading, photography, horses and dogs. She owned and trained several dogs, plus fostered several rescue dogs. She also loved off-road 4-wheeling with Meric in their Jeeps, and she won a trophy in the mud drags at the Port Townsend/Jeffco Expo while battling cancer. She enjoyed travel as well, with Iceland, Norway and Ireland special favorites.
She is survived by her husband Meric, her son Daniel Forrest Emerson, her parents Clark and Janet Culver, all of Sequim, her brother James Culver (Rebecca) and nephew Johnathan, of Mountlake Terrace, WA.
A memorial potluck gathering will be held at the Agnew Community Center 1241 N. Barr Road, at 12 noon on March 10. This will be hosted by the Peninsula Outriders, as Briana spent time on their flag line giving honor to Veterans at their funerals.
In lieu of flowers, she requested friends to donate blood, or give to WAGS dog rescue or Hospice of Clallam County.