Wilma M. Hanseth, born August 16, 1922 in Libby, MT, passed away on March 2, 2014 in Monroe, WA. She was 91. Wilma had owned and operated Willy's Ceramics in Gold Bar, WA where she taught ceramics for about 40 years. She also enjoyed painting and spending time with her loving family. Wilma is survived by her son, Ronald P. Hanseth and his wife, Linda of Sultan, WA; sisters, Necia Rasmussen of Mount Vernon, WA and Marianne Little of Alaska, five grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Palmer Hanseth in 1991; her daughter, Lezlee Melhart in 1996; and her brother, Robert Button. A celebration of Wilma's life will be held on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Purdy & Kerr with Dawson Funeral Home, 409 W Main St., Monroe, 360-794-7049, purdy-kerr.com. Memorials in her name may be made to UCLA Operation Mend (assists veterans returning home from war), 310-825-5328 or email@example.com
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Published in The Herald (Everett) on Mar. 5, 2014