Henry Templeman

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Henry passed away at home in Scottsdale, Arizona, on July 25, 2014, at age 75, after a long and courageous battle with cancer and heart disease. Henry was born in Vilnius, Poland on January 4, 1939, to David and Reeva Colish. After crossing the ocean by ship alone as a young boy after the war he lived with relatives in Winnipeg and was then adopted by Wolf and Sophie Templeman from Portland, Oregon in 1951. Henry graduated from Grant High School in Portland in 1957 and obtained his law degree from the University of Washington. After working as a Snohomish County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for a year under Lloyd Meeds he joined the firm of Jordan & Britt in 1965 and continued working as a well-respected trial attorney in Snohomish County until he and Darlene retired in the fall of 2006 and moved to their home in Scottsdale. Henry is survived by his best friend and domestic partner of 28 years, Darlene (Hayes) Kuehn; his sons, Steven (Joanne) and their boys, Drew and Bryce, of Buckley, Wash.; Dan (Kristle) and their boys, Brady and Colby, of Lake Stevens, Wash.; and Jason (Mindy) and son, Hayden of Sammamish, Wash. He was preceded in death by his son, David, (Danna and two of their children. Steven and Jordan, reside in Arizona, and Richard is currently in Louisiana). He is also survived by a granddaughter, Ashley, and great-granddaughter, Brooklynn. Henry's love, sense of humor and mischievous smile will be greatly missed by all who loved him, and he will never be forgotten. He was so grateful to be able to spend his retirement years in the Valley of the Sun. It was a rare day that he didn't say, "I love it here." At his request, no services will be held. Please make donations in Henry's memory to the or a .

Published in The Herald (Everett) from July 27 to July 29, 2014
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