Goldie Sophie Wassam

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Purdy & Walters with Cassidy
1702 Pacific Ave
Everett, WA
982014027
(425)-252-2191
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Goldie Sophie Wassam

Goldie Sophie Wassam, 87, was born September 23, 1923 in Arlington, WA and died January 6, 2011 in Arlington, WA following an extended illness. She spent her early years living at Lake Goodwin, her parents were Steven Herz and Sophie (Fintz) Herz. She attended Lakewood Elementary School and was a 1943 graduate of Arlington High School. Goldie worked in a variety of occupations, from homemaker, advertising sales, professional cook, and cashier.
Goldie was married to Burke Heaton, of Arlington, from 1944 to 1972 and to Homer Wassam from 1973 to 1995, both of whom preceded her in death. She also was preceded in death by her parents; and her brother, Frank Gordon Herz.
Goldie is survived by her sons, Dennis Heaton (Jennifer Way), of Arlington, and Dale (Geri) Heaton, of Tulalip, WA; three grandchildren, Leena (Douglas) Prindle, of Bothell, WA, Jennifer Park, of Camano Island, WA, and David (Ashley Austin) Heaton, of Stanwood, WA; with a total of six great-grandchildren. Stepchildren are Ted (Jane) Wassam, of Palo Alto, CA, David Wassam, of Whitehall, MT, Dan Wassam, of CA, and Enid Charbonneau, of Chewelah, WA; and numerous stepgrandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Elsie Noack, of Bellingham, WA; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews; and by two older aunts, Angie Sedy and Goldie Brose, both of Arlington.
A memorial service is planned for 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January, 29, 2011, at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 615 E Highland Drive, Arlington, WA.
Memorial Donations may be made to Children's Hospital in Seattle.
A private interment of her ashes will be at a later date beside the remains of her late husband, Homer, at Willamette Military Cemetery, Portland, OR.




Published in The Herald (Everett) from Jan. 22 to Jan. 23, 2011
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