Ester Anny Jaasund|
Ester Anny Jaasund, 93, passed away peacefully in her home on May 3, 2013.
She was born in Helle, Norway on Dec 10, 1919, the daughter of Theodora and Jonas Byberg. She married Gerhard Jaasund on April 8, 1950, Easter Eve.
She is survived by her brother Kai Byberg in Norway; her two daughters: Gayle (David) Tjersland and Judith Jaasund Jager (Scotty McDonell); four grandchildren: Ingrid (Jason) Burns, Kristen (Mario) Jager, Kelsey (Gabriel) Balch and Dustin (Sara) Tjersland; four great-grandchildren: Alex and Evan Burns, Kennedy Balch and Benjamin Tjersland; and numerous nieces and nephews in Norway. In our blended family, she is survived by two grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Gerhard, her brothers Alfred, Johannes and Edvard and her sister Anne.
She was a very caring person and will be greatly missed.
A celebration of her life will be held at 5 in the afternoon on Friday, May 10 at Evergreen Washelli Chapel in Seattle.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a memorial contribution to the
or the American Red Cross.
Published in The Seattle Times from May 6 to May 7, 2013