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Byrdie (Jo) SCHOEWE

Mrs. Byrdie (Jo) Schoewe, born August 26, 1906 passed away quietly in her sleep on March 18, 2013 at the age of 106. She was born Byrdie Lucille Boylen in Pilot Rock, Oregon, the eleventh of thirteen children, to Herbert and Maggie Boylen. Byrdie married Karl G. Schoewe on October 25, 1925. They were married 62 years and had two children, Karl Gordon, and Lita Lou. Byrdie was preceded in her death by her husband and her daughter. She is survived by her son, her four grandchildren, Dan, Mike, Karen and Rebecca, her great grandchildren, Christian, Shawn, Jami and Justin, and four great-great grandchildren, Kevin, Jessica, Sawyer and Brady. Byrdie gave freely of her time to the Eastern Star, American Legion Auxiliary, Seattle "Grey Ladies" garden club and many more volunteer services. Byrdie had a wonderful sense of humor, loved life and her family. She will always be lovingly remembered and never replaced in our hearts.
Published in The Seattle Times on Mar. 24, 2013
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