Obituaries — Sept. 13, 2017

Dan Christian Pedersen

Sequim resident Dan Christian Pedersen died of complications of pneumonia at the age of 69 at his home in Sequim on Sept. 1, 2017. He was born July 23, 1948. Private services will be held at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent.

Drennan & Ford Funeral Home was in charge of services. Sign the online guestbook for the family at www.drennanford.com.

Florence May MacConnell

Florence May MacConnell, 83, passed away peacefully September 1, 2017 in Sequim.

Florence married Jim MacConnell on June 27, 1953 in Windsor Vermont. They moved to the Sequim area in 1987.

Florence is survived by her husband, Jim, two sons; Rodney and Charles, and five grandchildren.

Donald Frank Goralski

October 11, 1930 – September 2, 2017

Loving husband to Dorothy, whom preceded him in death. Survived by four daughters; Kathryn, Tonia, Melissa, Julia, Six grandchildren: Ryan, Lauren, Kerie, Matthew, Alexander, Andrew.

As per his request, there will be no service.

In lieu of flowers, he asks that you do something for someone you love.

Winnifred Elsie “Win” Perman

April 2, 1934 – September 6, 2017

Winnifred Elsie “Win” Perman was born April 2, 1934 in Smithtown, New York, the sixth of seven children of Mary (Arcuri) and Arthur Philip Sanders. In 1945 her family moved from Long Island to Moose Pass, Alaska. She graduated from Seward High School.

Win married Lyle M. Reed in 1951 and had four children with him, all of whom survive her: Sandra Lynne (Vern) Frykholm of Sequim, Marilyn Arlene Johnson of Kenai, Alaska, Glenn Everett Reed of Seattle, and Dyana Lynette (Salvador) Martin of Inglewood, California. During the 1960s the family lived in Anchorage, where Win worked as a bookkeeper and tariff specialist. She also began acting with community theatre groups during this time. After moving to Kenai in 1967 she started working as a travel agent. Win and Lyle were divorced in 1972.

In 1973, Win married Dale Perman and moved to Seattle, WA. She continued her work as a travel agent, eventually owning her own agency – Billiken Travel – for several years, in Seattle’s Smith Tower.

After Dale Perman’s death in 1991, Win moved to Sequim. She owned Hidden Meadow Inn Bed & Breakfast, and was active in Olympic Theatre Arts for many years. She sang bass with the Sweet Adelines, and played the mandolin with a couple of local bands. Win loved to perform, and continued singing and playing the mandolin right into her final days.

During the last twenty years Win battled an array of serious health issues. She faced these with a strong will and spirit, and continued to socialize and enjoy her many friends.

Win passed away September 6, 2017 at her home in Sequim. She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters Phyllis Mason and Nancy Estes, and brothers Frank Sanders and Art Sanders. She is survived by her sister Betty Hollenbaugh of Pennsylvania, her brother Donald A. Sanders of Mesquite, Nevada, her four children, nine grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren, and a large and loving group of nieces and nephews.

A celebration of her life will be held at Dungeness Community Church on Saturday September 16 at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to Macula Vision Research Foundation (mrvf.org).

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