Marvene Yost McGinness

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Born May 21, 1915 and passed away on July 25, 2014 in Edmonds, Washington at the age of 99. Marvene was born, raised and lived in Edmonds all of her life. She graduated from Edmonds High School followed by her graduation from Wilson's Modern Business College. Marvene married Sproule McGinness in August of 1939. She worked as a bookkeeper at the Yost Auto Company and was secretary to attorney Alfred Holte. Marvene was also active as a volunteer for the Hughes Memorial Methodist and the Edmonds United Methodist Churches; and the Edmonds Historical Museum. She was a member of the Eastern Star, the American Legion, and a member of the Edmonds Cemetery Board. She was also an avid golfer. Her family was the most important thing in Marvene's life. She is survived by her children, Lorelee, Robert, and Jay (Karolyn) McGinness; and several grand children and great grand children. The family request in lieu of flowers, donations be given to Providence Hospice & Home Care of Snohomish County, Everett. A Graveside Service for family and close friends will be held at 1 p.m. on August 8, 2014 at Edmonds Memorial Cemetery in Edmonds, Washington.
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Published in The Herald (Everett) on Aug. 3, 2014