• Browse

  • Search

Classifieds
Page 5 of 593 local ads

Tireless Educator and Community Leader Richard (Dick) Linn Post Jan. 24, 1924-Oct. 19, 2014 Richard Linn Post of Arlington, Washington passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, Sunday, October 19, 2014 in Everett, Washington at the age of 90. Dick was born to Gerald and Celia Post on January 24, 1924 in Everett, Washington. Always an excellent student, he graduated valedictorian from Everett High School in 1942. Upon graduating, Washington Senator Henry M. Jackson awarded Dick an appointment to the US Naval Academy. Due to his poor eyesight, he was unable to pass the entrance physical so instead enrolled at Washington State University. While there, Dick attended a recruitment event where enlistments were being processed by a student from the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine. After memorizing the eye chart while awaiting his turn, Dick passed by removing his glasses and reciting from memory the correct letters, resulting in his being enlisted into the US Army. Arriving at Boot Camp he was again told he was not fit for service, to which he replied, “This paper says I’m in the United States Army. Find me a way to serve my country.” The Army had him attend non-commissioned officer training at Fordham University in New York, after which he served the remainder of his time as an artillery instructor at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland. Thus began his lifelong devotion to the field of Education. Dick graduated from the University of Washington in 1949 with a degree in Mathematics and received his first public teaching certificate from its School of Education in 1950. He spent his entire teaching career in Washington: first teaching Math and English in Wapato, next as Vice-Principal of Hopkins Junior High in Aberdeen, then as Principal of Marcus Whitman Junior High in Port Orchard, and finally as School District Superintendent in Arlington, from which...

Egil H. Tonnes Egil H. Tonnes, 85, of Everett, Wash. passed away...

Jenney Marie Bosket Jenney Marie Bosket, 88, of Everett, Wash. went to be...

In Loving Memory Cindy Tate Oct. 21, 1960 - July 11, 2009 "Forever Young" Happy...