Ernest J. Eytinge

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Ernest J. Eytinge, M.D.

Ernest J. Eytinge, M.D., 94, husband of Isabelle Eytinge, Moses Lake resident and formerly of Everett, Washington passed away Sunday, March 20, 2011 at Columbia Crest Care & Rehab, surrounded by his loving family.
Dr. Eytinge was born in San Francisco, California to Ernest J. O. and Marian Brooks Eytinge on August 1, 1916. He graduated from the New Mexico Military Academy in 1936 and did his undergraduate studies at Stanford University. His medical training was at Washington Medical School in St. Louis, Missouri and his residency training was in New York City and Lahey Clinic in Boston, MA. His specialty was Internal Medicine. He was certified and recertified by the Board of Internal Medicine.
As an Army doctor in World War II in the European Theatre, he fought in France and helped liberate prisoners from the Jewish Internment Camp at Dachau, Germany.
Returning from the War, he practiced for over 40 years on Colby Avenue in Everett, Washington. After he retired he was a ship's Doctor on many cruise lines, visiting every continent.
His interests include boating, flying his plane, scuba diving, skiing, reading and traveling. For over fifty years Dr. Eytinge was a familiar face at the Everett YMCA enjoying the camaraderie and exercise.
Ernest married Marion Hedges in 1944. They had three children, Jonathan (wife, Mary), Margo and Barbara (husband, Richard). His grandchildren are Jonathan, Bret, Alexis, Lian, and Bin.
He is survived by Isabelle, his wife of 40 years; his step-children are Mary Margaret Endicott, Jennie Larson (husband, Larry) and James Cory (wife, Jackie); grandchildren are Todd Lewis, Katina Eme, Ryan, Kene and Jamie Larson.
Cremation has taken place and private services will be held at the Mt. Tahoma Veteran's Memorial Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Providence Hospital Foundation of Everett or your favorite charity.
Please sign the online guestbook or leave a note for the family at Arrangements are in care of Kayser's Chapel & Crematory.

Published in The Herald (Everett) on Mar. 22, 2011
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