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 Walter Van Buren

Walter Van Buren

Birth
Tokio, Adams County, Washington, USA
Death 6 Aug 1994 (aged 75)
Olympia, Thurston County, Washington, USA
Burial Tumwater, Thurston County, Washington, USA
Plot Block 183B, Lot 45, Row 13
Memorial ID 100154855 · View Source
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OBITUARY
WALTER VAN BUREN, 76, a 14-year resident of Lacey, died of natural causes Saturday, August 6, 1994, in St. Peter Hospital, Olympia.
He was born Oct. 31, 1918, to Otto Van Buren and Freida Schwerin Van Buren in Tokio, Wash.
He was married to Wilma B. Brewington on April 24, 1919 in Pasco where Mr. Van Buren lived from 1948 to 1980.
He served in the Army during World War II.
Mr. Van Buren operated a bulk plant for Richfield in Pasco from 1951-54. He then worked for the Washington State Employment Security as an Unemployment Claims Supervisor, retiring in 1977.
He was active in many sports clubs. He was a memeber of the Tri-City Elks and a member of the First Congregational Church, Pasco.
Surviving Mr. Van Buren besides his wife of Lacey are, three daughters, Carol J. Van Buren, Seattle, Judy A. Van Buren, Olympia, and Gloria Van Buren-Hainline, East Wenatchee; and three sisters, Jean Knas, Waukesha, Wis., Ann Baker, Deer Park, and Clara Denny, Plummer, Idaho; and a grandson.
A family gathering for Mr. Van Buren will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, in his daughter Judy's home, Olympia.
The family suggests that memorial donations be made to Olympia Salmon Club, Olympia, Wash.
Arrangements are by Mills and Mills Funeral Directors, Olympia.



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  • Maintained by: Cowgirl
  • Originally Created by: Pauline
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100154855
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Van Buren (31 Oct 1918–6 Aug 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100154855, citing Masonic Memorial Park, Tumwater, Thurston County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Cowgirl (contributor 47405333) .