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Obituary: Myers, Jean H.

Age 93

MYERS, Jean H. (Age 93) Jean H. Myers, died from complications of pulmonary fibrosis on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at her home in Seattle, WA.

She is survived by her children, Kathy (Harold Frodsham), Dave (Hali), two grandchildren Kevin and Andrew Frodsham, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Ed, and their daughter Sandra.

She was born on November 29, 1921 to George Irving and Elizabeth Phare in Bonners Ferry, Idaho.

After graduating from high school she spent a short time at college in San Diego and then graduated from Kinman Business College in Spokane.

She worked at Spokane Title Insurance Company where she met and married Ed.

For three years they ran the Rocky Point Lodge on Chatcolet Lake.

They settled in Spokane where she became a homemaker.

For the many years she lived in Spokane Jean was very active in the Sandy Hill Garden Club, Westview Congregational Church and the local food bank.

She enjoyed oversea trips to Egypt, Italy, Yugoslavia, Germany, and Scotland.

After Ed’s retirement, she and Ed traversed the country for three years in a camper van.

Her family loved camping together in the mountains and on the St. Joe River.

She spent many weekends and summers with her family at Sun Up Bay on Coeur d’Alene Lake.

She worked daily crossword puzzles and was an avid reader.

Even after being declared legally blind she continued her reading via audio books from Washington Talking Book & Braille Library in Seattle.

She lived at Brookdale Senior Living-Queen Anne where she participated in many activities and made very good friends.

She dearly loved spending time with her extended family at Christmas gatherings and family reunions, grandkids’ school and sport events, and going to the pub for a scotch.

The family would like to thank Providence Hospice of Seattle for their comfort and aid in her final days.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at 1:00 p.m at Riplinger Funeral Home, 4305 N. Division St, Spokane, WA.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Washington Talking Book & Braille Library, 2021 9th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121 or at www.wtbbl.org.

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