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Roland Oliver Undi

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Roland Oliver UNDI Roland was born June 25th 1928 in Seattle, Washington to his parents Johanna and Nells Undi, immigrants from Norway. He was the youngest of the four Undi children, brother Stanley, Norman and sister Eileen. Roland grew up in a thriving logging community that gave him the basis for his hard working ethic. Roland joined the Army and served time in Japan after high school and later graduated from University of Washington. He sold heavy machinery after graduating college and later started his own business, Evergreen Mobile Company in Issaquah, WA manufacturing modular buildings. Evergreen Mobile was founded in 1973 and was a family owned and operated business which quickly became a leader in the modular building industry and was able to corner the market with outstanding customer service. Roland sold his business to a publicly traded company in 1999 at the age of 70. He continued to work everyday managing his commercial properties with his son Shale. Roland was a true self made entrepreneur always committed to the success of his company and employees who built his passion with honesty and handshakes. Roland is a man who was able to fulfill his aspirations along with a little luck. In his spare time Roland enjoyed fishing in Alaska, boating in the San Juan's, Husky football and traveling with his family. Roland was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years Geraldine in 2008. Roland passed peacefully February 12th, while surrounded by his three children, Rhett, Shale and Shauna and their spouses Dianne, Kimberly and Allan. Roland has five grandchildren Britt, Jack, Mitchell, Natalie and Christopher. Join us for a celebration of Roland's life at New Castle Golf and Country Club Thursday February 17th from 4:00-7:00p.m. In lieu of flowers, charitable donations preferred to Disabled American Veterans at: www.dav.org/donate. Friends are invited to share memories, view photos and sign the family's on-line guest book at www.flintofts.com. Arrangements by Flintofts Funeral Home 425-392-6444.
Published in The Seattle Times from Feb. 13 to Feb. 16, 2011
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