Sept. 16, 1920-Oct. 11, 2014 Hersheal Crenshaw Boushey, 94, of Everett, Washington passed away on October 11, 2014. He was born on September 16, 1920 in Tiskilwa, Illinois to Richard and Margaret Boushey. Hersheal lived in Everett, Washington. He served in the Army during World War II. He was sent to the Philippines, to the island of Corregidor. He was 6 months away from being discharged when the Japanese attacked and he was taken prisoner. He was transported to Manchuria where he was a POW for 3 ½ years. In 2008, Hersheal was invited to return to China as a guest of the Chinese government. A museum was being built to remember and honor the POW's who were held in Mukden Manchuria during World War II. Hersheal was interviewed by researchers and history professors. He was interviewed by local Chinese news reporters. December 5, 1947 he wed Patricia Stillwell in Seattle, Washington. He worked at N.O.A.A. and was a member of: American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Elks, Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor. Some of his favorite interests were gardening, birds, golfing, fishing, swimming, crabbing, and his family time. Once Hersheal retired, he and Pat immediately bought a travel trailer. They traveled the country and became snowbirds, flocking to the California Desert. They also traveled the world: Greece, Spain, Portugal, France, Germany, Norway, Sweden and Denmark, Russia. Over the years, Hersheal and Pat developed a wonderful circle of friends. They wined and dined together, took trips together, and laughed together. Hersheal is survived by his wife, Pat Boushey; daughters, Margaret Odden (Randy) and Joan Plumb (Richard); two grandchildren, Brooke Francher (Nate) and Anthony Odden; three great-grandchildren Odin, Brynn, Gwyneth; and one sister Evelyn Newell. Services will be held at Solie Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 4 p.m. Memorial contributions can be made to the Fisher House Foundation.