Obituaries

Geneve Schultz, 81, died on Sunday, March 23, 2008, after a long battle with cancer.

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Geneve Schultz

Geneve Schultz, 81, died on Sunday, March 23, 2008, after a long battle with cancer.

Born March 18, 1927 in a sod house in Fairdale, N.D., Geneve grew up a farm girl, the daughter of Norwegian immigrants George and Ann Myra. Geneve’s bold independence led her out on her own as a young woman, leaving her small-town life to live in Fargo, N.D. Some of her fondest memories were of living and working in Fargo with the Dr. Pepple family.

She met her husband, the late Alvin Robert “Bob” Schultz, and moved to Kennewick, Wash., and started a family. Soon afterwards, they moved to North Bend, where they raised their children. Geneve worked in many different capacities, from Ford Motor dealerships to Real Estate offices, the Drug Center pharmacy, and the local hardware store. Geneve loved seeing and serving the community, truly enjoying interaction with the people she met in her daily activities.

Geneve is survived by four children, Renee Hilliard, Evette Barry, Paul Schultz, and Bryan Schultz, and many grandchildren. She has three sisters, the late Salina Peterson of Sleepy Eye, Minn, and two surviving sisters, Eve Hawk, of Strongsville, Ohio, and Leola Olson of St. Paul, Minn.

Funeral arrangements were made by Snoqualmie Valley Funeral Chapel.

Charles Burton Faith

Charles Burton Faith, 90, of Centralia, Wash., formerly of the Snoqualmie Valley, died March 19, 2008 in Centralia.

Charles was born on Nov. 15, 1917 to Hugh and Martha (Cathcart) Faith in Sydney, Neb. He was reared in Wyoming and moved to Washington at age 18, residing in Lewis County since 1976. Charles married Winona Isackson on Christmas eve of 1940. After that, Charles served in the United States Navy as a SeaBee. He was in the South Pacific from 1943 to 1945. Charles was employed as a heavy equipment operator for Weyerhaeuser in Snoqualmie. He was a talented handyman and built several houses.

Charles is survived by his wife, Winona; brother, William Faith of Spokane; and sister Mary Trunkhill of Redmond. Preceding him in death are his brothers, Forest and Hugh Faith and his sisters Margaret Medlar, Joan Thorndike, Martha Oltman, Bonnie Butler, and Bessie Barnett, as well as his parents.

A funeral service was held March 29, 2008 at the Toledo Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, with interment at Alpha Cemetery, Onalaska.

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