Obituaries — Sept. 2, 2020

Clayton “Lane” Richards

November 17, 1957 – August 22, 2020

Clayton DeLane “Lane” Richards was born in Bellingham, on November 17, 1957, to Gordon Richards and Willena (Shannon) Richards. He grew up in Forks, and started his family in Port Angeles, living out his best years in Bellingham.

He was a diligent worker, loving father, wonderful husband, and one of the greatest friends anyone could ask for. The galaxy of lives he touched and people who loved him could rival the brightness and count of stars in the night sky.

Lane passed away peacefully with his wife Karen by his side on August 22, 2020; he was 62.

Lane was preceded in death by his father, Gordon Richards, and siblings, Mike Richards, Lynette Anderson and Neal Richards.

He is survived by his wife, Karen Richards; his children, Anthony, Lauren (Dalton) Smith, and Christopher; mother, Willena; brothers, Brian, Darren, and Chuck Richards; sister, Angie (Darren) Voyles; sister-in-law, Sherri Lepper; former wife, Emily (Jim) Dryke; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance- Multiple Myeloma research at https://www.seattlecca.org/donate-and-volunteer /make-a-donation.

A private family graveside service will be held in Bellingham. You may share memories with the family at www.westfordfuneralhome.com.

Mary Elizabeth Teeters Reid

April 9, 1927 – August 23, 2020

Mary was born April 9, 1927, to the late Frank and Mary (McGreevey) Teeters, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She died August 23, 2020, in Sequim.

After high school, Mary earned a nursing degree and enlisted in the United States Army as a nurse. She proudly served our country during the Korean War in Pusan, Korea, and Osaka, Japan.

After her term of service, she returned to the United States and raised a family in Upstate New York.

In the early 1980s, she moved to Sequim, and later joined the U.S. Public Health Service, working mainly in Bethel, Alaska.

She loved to hike and walk and to meet with her fellow Korean War veterans (#310 KWVA). She recently wrote a book about her experiences during the Korean War.

Mary is survived by her niece, Mary Jean (Buzz) Berkstresser; and her dear friend, Bea Morris; as well as a wide circle of friends. In addition, she is survived by her children, Holly (Kevin) McLaughlin, Carol (Russell) Dansberger, and Noel Reid; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren, with another great-grandchild on the way.

Due to COVID-19, there will be no memorial service. Donations in Mary’s memory can be made to the Korean War Vets and can be sent to Gerald Rettela, 72 Derrick Road, Port Angeles, WA 98362.

Larry Ernest McHugh

June 2, 1934 – August 2, 2020

Larry Ernest McHugh, 86, of Sequim, passed away on August 2, 2020. He was born on June 2, 1934 in Osseo, Minnesota, to Ralph and Sally McHugh.

He graduated from Osseo High School, in 1952, and married Marilyn Emily Nelson of Mentor, Minnesota, on June 26, 1954. They relocated to the Pacific Northwest in 1958 and moved to Sequim in 1965.

Larry worked in banking and insurance early in his life, opening Larry McHugh Real Estate, (later McHugh, Realtors) in 1967. He retired from Real Estate in 1989, then built and managed the Sequim Stowplaces, a pair of mini-storage units. During his professional life, he was a Member of the Sequim Town Council, a Candidate for Washington State Congress, President of the Sequim-Port Townsend Board of Realtors, Realtor of the Year – Sequim-Port Townsend Board of Realtors, President of the Sequim Chamber of Commerce, President of Northwestern National Bank, President of the Sequim-Dungeness Board of Realtors, President of the Sequim Rotary, Realtor of the Year – Sequim Association of Realtors and recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award – Sequim Association of Realtors.

In his leisure time, Larry enjoyed physical activity, especially riding his bicycle, walking and playing golf and he and Marilyn also enjoyed their travels around the world together.

Larry is survived by his wife, Marilyn; brother, Roger; children, Paul, David, Mark and Beth; grandchildren, Kimberly, Melissa, Lydia, Jon, Tarynn, Hailey and Mitch; and great-grandchildren, Ashleigh, Harrison, Elowen, Ezekiel, Tavin, Paige, Ryker, Juliette and Payton.

There will be no services at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers, we hope you’ll support the charity of your choosing.

Glenn Greathouse, Sr.

August 31, 1931 – August 11, 2020

On Tuesday, August 11, 2020, Glenn Greathouse Sr., loving husband and father of three children, passed away at the age of 88.

Glenn was born August 31, 1931, in Blaine, to William and Evelyn Greathouse. He was raised and went to school in Arlington.

On June 6, 1950, Glenn married his high school sweetheart, Jacquelyn, and they raised three children together, Terry, Jan, and Glenn, Jr.

He received his teaching degree from Western Washington University in 1954, and worked for the Sequim School District for thirty years. Glenn was a well-loved industrial arts and vocational carpentry teacher as well as a football, basketball, and tennis coach.

Glenn was an integral member of the Sequim community for sixty years. During that time, he was an active member of the Sequim Masonic Lodge and Sequim Valley Lions Club. Glenn also owned and operated The Greathouse Motel in Sequim with his wife, Jackie, for 18 years. A civic leader who enjoyed community service, Glenn spent five years on City Council. One of his proudest contributions was the Friendship Garden at Carrie Blake Park.

In his retirement, Glenn was an avid wood carver and traveler. He and Jackie travelled around the country on their Goldwing motorcycle. The pair also enjoyed splitting their time between Sequim and Mesa, Arizona, to escape the winters. In 2015, Glenn moved to Vancouver, to be closer to his family.

Glenn was preceded in death by his father (William); mother (Evelyn); wife (Jacquelyn); brother (Earl); and granddaughter (Alexandra).

He is survived by his three children, Terry (Jim) Skaugstad, Jan (Bob) Morrill, and Glenn (Kandy) Greathouse, Jr.; his five grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

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