Edith lsaksen Hunnicutt Arnestad

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Solie Funeral Home and Crematory
3301 Colby Ave.
Everett, WA
98201
(425)-252-5159
Obituary


Edith lsaksen Hunnicutt Arnestad

Born January 31, 1915 in Brooklyn, NY, Edith passed away peacefully on January 19, 2011.
Edith was the daughter of Norwegian emigrants, Karl and Ingrid lsaksen, who eventually settled in Everett, WA. Edith spent the majority of her life in Everett and Mukilteo.
She married Fay Hunnicutt and had three children. She married Cliff Arnestad in 1960 and was married for fifty years until his death. Edith retired from Boeing where she worked for thirty years at a job that she loved and where she formed lasting friendships. Edith was a member of the Daughters of Norway at Normana and the Order of Runeberg.
Edith is survived by her children, Ingrid Osborne (Jim) in Scottsdale, AZ, Kent Hunnicutt (lrma) in Edmonds, WA and Steve Hunnicutt (Peggie) in Anchorage, AK.
Edith is survived by seven grandchildren, Jeff Young, Ingrid Young, lan Young, Rebecca Hunnicutt Farren, Michelle Hunnicutt Hollenbaugh, Adam Hunnicutt and Drew Hunnicutt. Her new great granddaughter is Nadine Hunnicutt Farren.
She is preceded in death by her brothers, Henry lsaksen and Gilbert lsaksen; and by her husband, Clifford Arnestad.
Her hobbies included knitting, needlepoint and reading, and she loved to cook. In her retirement, she spent vacations in Hawaii, traveled to Norway, and made several trips to Alaska.
Visitation will be Wednesday, January 26, 2011 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Solie Funeral Home, 3301 Colby Avenue, Everett WA 98201. Graveside services will be held on January 27, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Evergreen Mausoleum, 4504 Broadway, Everett, WA.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Providence Hospice of Snohomish County.
The family expresses their appreciation for the loving care they gave our Mother.



Published in The Herald (Everett) on Jan. 25, 2011
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