Bessie Laverne <I>Holley</I> Housden

Bessie Laverne Holley Housden

Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
Death 10 Jul 1993 (aged 95)
Renton, King County, Washington, USA
Burial Cashmere, Chelan County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 38324827 · View Source
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Wenatchee World - July 12, 1993
CASHMERE _ Bessie L. Housden, 95, a longtime resident of Cashmere, died Saturday, July 10, 1993, at the Regency of Renton in Renton.

She was born to John and Louise (Moore) Holly on Jan. 28, 1898, in Seattle.

She married Albert R. Housden in September of 1913 in Cheney. He preceded her in death in 1964.

Mrs. Housden lived in the Methow Valley and Twisp before moving to Cashmere in 1933, where she worked in the fruit industry. She also drove school bus in Brewster for a few years.

She worked for Boeing during World War II and was a member of the Wenatchee Old Time Fiddlers and the Evergreen Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sons, Raymond of Albany, Ore., Dorman of East Wenatchee and Gary of Enumclaw; one daughter, Viola Miller, Renton; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. She also was preceded in death by one son and one daughter.

Braun Funeral Home, Cashmere, is in charge of arrangements.

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  • Created by: Teresa
  • Added: 14 Jun 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 38324827
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bessie Laverne Holley Housden (28 Jan 1898–10 Jul 1993), Find a Grave Memorial no. 38324827, citing Cashmere Cemetery, Cashmere, Chelan County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Teresa (contributor 46969893) .