|Birth: ||Mar. 25, 1921|
|Death: ||Jun. 21, 2009|
Martha J. Arnestad, 88, of Everett, WA died June 21, 2009. She was born March 25, 1921 in Silvana, WA the daughter of John and Ingrid Brekhus and was raised in the Stillaguamish Valley on the Brekhus homestead on the Stillaguamish River. She lived in Everett for 60 years. She worked as a dental assistant in Seattle, WA, before meeting her husband, Robert C. Arnestad. They met on a Greyhound bus and were married in 1944. She was a member of the Sons of Norway, Our Saviors Lutheran Church and the Elks Club. She loved sewing, dancing, polka music, cooking, homemaking, camping, and going out to Kayak Point. She nurtured and loved people, and welcomed anyone into her home and loved them just as they were! She lived for her beloved children and grandchildren and would go to any limits for them. We will miss her smiles, laughter and most importantly her unconditional love.
Martha is survived by her children, Robert J., Peter C. (Bonnie), John K. (Cindy), and Diane C. Arnestad; as well as six grandchildren, Ryan, Scottie, Katie, Alyssa, Tyler and Lucas. She also leaves many family members both here and in Norway.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Arnestad; sister, Bertha; and brothers, Seivert, Albert, Andrew, Erling and Art.
A gathering of family and friends will be held in August. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., on Friday, June 26, 2009 and from Noon to 6 p.m., on Sunday, June 28, 2009, at Solie Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions can be made in Martha's memory to Providence Hospice of Snohomish County, 2731 Wetmore Ave., Everett, WA 98201. Arrangements are under the care of Solie Funeral Home.
John S Brekhus (1873 - 1959)
Ingrid Thoens Brekhus (1881 - 1971)
Robert C. Arnestad (1916 - 1985)
Severt T Brekhus (1904 - 1945)*
Martha J. Brekhus Arnestad (1921 - 2009)
Plot: Block 71 East
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Originally Created by: Laurence Rankin
Record added: Oct 08, 2012
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