Nettie Brooks, 88, of Marysville, WA passed away on September 22, 2013 in Everett. She was born on March 30, 1925 to John and Irene Eastman in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin. She attended Marysville High, obtained her G.E.D. and took Bookkeeping classes at Everett Community College. Throughout her life she was both a bookkeeper and homemaker. On June 27, 1942 Nettie married Wayne Brooks in Marysville. Nettie's favorite activities were crocheting, crosstitching, traveling and road trips. She also enjoyed reading, particularly the Bible, and playing board games. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Irene Eastman; husband, Wayne; sister, Marie; brothers, Albert, Rex and Leroy; and grandson, David. Nettie is survived by children, Jim (Suzanne) Brooks, Joan (Larry) Stavert and Jeanie Lee; eight grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters, Blanche Whittey and Irene Smuck. A Memorial will be held at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home on Friday, October 4, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers please donate to Samaritan's Purse of World Vision in Nettie's honor.
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Published in The Herald (Everett) from Oct. 2 to Oct. 9, 2013