Dorothy Shadle
1928 - 2020
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Dorothy Shadle
Dorothy Jean Shadle, 92, died on September 30, 2020 after a brief illness. She was born on June 23, 1928 in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Nicholas Joannides and Grace Shilling. She attended and graduated from Ames Senior High School in Ames, Iowa in 1946. Dorothy married Owen J. Shadle in 1947 and they remained in Iowa until 1969. They moved to Washington State and resided in Ellensburg until Owen's death in 1980. Dorothy moved to Wenatchee and eventually to Everett in 1993. She was very active in the Washington Auxiliary Hospital Association and was a past president of that organization.
Dorothy was preceded in death by husband Owen, daughter Cynthia Grund, and granddaughter Selena Shadle. She is survived by sons Douglas Shadle of Punta Gorda, Florida and David Shadle of Lake Stevens and daughters Mary Akers of Salem, Oregon and Debra Snow of Puyallup. Memorial donations should be directed to the Owen J. Shadle Memorial Scholarship through the Central Washington University Foundation. Dorothy requested no memorial services.


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Published in Daily Record on Oct. 22, 2020.
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October 27, 2020
I’m so sorry for your mothers passing. I remember such great memories playing at the house on Pioneer and all the wonderful times. Praying for your peace in this time of grieving.
Jay Johnson
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October 23, 2020
I worked with Dorothy at Terrace Fashions. She was always such a fashionable and vibrant lady. She had her own style. Several times after Owen’s death she had the crew from the store to her house for dinner. There will never be anyone I know that could make baklava like Dorothy. We shared many good times!
Geordy Watson
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