He was raised in Spokane, WA, and attended St. Patrick’s, Gonzaga Prep, and graduated from the University of Washington.
In 1968 he married Joyce and raised two sons, Rick and Nick.
He passed away August 9, 2013 at Stanford Medical Center.
He is survived by brother Robert and Pamela Wester of Chewelah WA; sister Barbara Lancaster of Lakewood, WA; numerous nieces and nephews; and his dear friend, companion, and caregiver Cham Dang.
Services will be held at Alta Mesa Funeral Home on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 11 am.
Burial will be on Wednesday, August 28, at 9:30 AM at Holy Cross Cemetery in Spokane, WA.
Arrangements entrusted to: