Stanwood - Ray Armintrout was born on June 24, 1929 to parents Ira and Nola Armintrout. He passed away on June 19, 2021. He was raised in Stanwood, Washington and graduated from Twin City High School. He served in the Air Force in Germany as an Aircraft Mechanic.
On September 11,1954 he married Ilene Louise Klett of Cedarhome at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in Stanwood. They had four children, Kevin, David, Laurie and Jim.
His parents, son David, brothers Harry and William Armintrout, and sister DeFayne Davidson preceded him in death.
Ray worked as a gas station owner, a metal machine shop mechanic and in 1967 started Northway Products, a machine shop with Leroy, "Bud" Kirkendall, in Ballard Washington. Northway Products was a family business, and all members of Ray's family worked there, with sons Kevin and David eventually taking over ownership and operation of the business.
His hobbies included tinkering with cars among other mechanical devises, fishing, hunting, boating & golf.
Survivors include their children, Kevin and daughter-in-law Monica Armintrout; grandchildren, Katie Armintrout and Daniel Linoff-Harpham, and Jamie Armintrout; daughter-in-law, Renee Armintrout; grandchildren, Trisha and Nathan Sorenson; great granddaughter, Natalyn Ray; and great grandson Brexton David; and granddaughter Amy and Tom Hall; daughter and son-in-law Laurie and Steve Scott; grandchildren, Stefanie and Brandon Gale; great grandson, Elliott Scott, and great granddaughter Elsa Jo; and grandson, Tyler and Kelli Scott; and and great granddaughter Camille Rose; son Jim and daughter-in-law Pep Armintrout; granddaughters Alea and Kiera; sisters-in-law, Roxie Klett; and Carrol Klett; sister-in-law, Joanne Armintrout; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be given to Providence Hospice Everett, or to a charity of your choice
Published by Stanwood Camano News from Jun. 29 to Jun. 30, 2021.