December 18, 1930 – September 24, 2018

Fall City born native, Irene Pike went to be with her Lord on September 24, 2018 at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. She was surrounded by her family.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Gene and Carrie Parmelee; brothers Glenn (Audrey) Parmelee, M. Phillip Parmelee, Eugene Fay Parmelee; sisters Gladys (William) Priebe, Grace (Francis) Braillard and Elizabeth Ervilla “Villa” (Jerome) Martinez. She is survived by her husband, Forest “Tom” Pike and children Gerry Anderson, Gene (Gail) Anderson, Kris Anderson, Mary (Douglas) Grimes, Drew (Laurie) Pike, Nancy Pike, John (Ursula) Pike, Darin (Melodie) Pike and Karen (Mike) Thomsen, 27 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

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