Born November 21, 1923 in Choteau, MT. Died April 13, 2013 in Seattle, WA. Raised in Missoula, MT. She earned her BS in 1944 from the University of Montana in Nutrition and her Masters in 1957 from Washington State University in Home Economics. Married and raised 6 sons. In 1976 she and her husband retired to Bandon, OR where they began a Bed and Breakfast called "Spindrift". In 1988, a widow, she joined the Peace Corps and served as a volunteer until 1992. She then volunteered as interpreter and guide at National Wildlife Refuges and Parks. She settled in Seattle in 1997 and married Igor Kosin in 1999. Together they traveled to places around the world. She was a free spirit, admired by friends and family. She is survived by 6 sons, 9 grand children and 12 great grand children. Complete obituary and guestbook online at www.funerals.coop.
Published in The Seattle Times on May 12, 2013