Barbara Jean Bichich, 87, passed away Sunday, December 19, 2016 at the Cottage in the Meadow.

Barbara was born in Snoqualmie Falls, Washington on November 7, 1929 the daughter of William and Myrtle Eliason Carmichael. Barbara attended and graduated from Mt. Si High School in Snoqualmie, Washington in 1947. She married her high school sweetheart, Edward Bichich, that same year in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. They then moved to North Bend, Washington and lived there until 1992 when they moved to Selah, Washington. For the last four years, she has lived at Living Care in Yakima, Washington where she has made numerous friends and enjoyed her time.

Barbara is survived by her daughters Debbie (Ken) Brickman and Chris Moore. She is also survived by two half siblings Estella (Jeff) Wallace and Rich Carmichael; as well as 4 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband and her brother Jack Carmichael.

At the request of the family there will be no services. The family would like to thank everyone at the Cottage in the Meadow and the nursing staff at Virginia Mason Memorial for their excellent care. Brookside Funeral Home is caring for the family. To leave a message or memory go to