The entrance to Cama Beach could well be a doorway to an earlier time. Set on Camano Island, an hour north of Seattle, the original family resort had its heyday from the 1930s to the 1950s. This place has retained the feel of a bygone era, with rows of cabins, a park store and a large campfi…

Charles M. Peck, Jr. died of complications from Alzheimer’s disease at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Washington, on April 29, 2018.  He was 73 years old.  Charles grew up in Springfield, Missouri, and most recently made his home in Yelm, Washington. 

Regarding the notice of Anne Marie Bennstrom Prescott’s passing in last weeks Nisqually Valley News, I (her husband) inadvertently somehow forgot to include the second paragraph of the rough draft that I had written, but then failed to submit to the editor, and for me it was a very important…

Roy L Langworthy passed away on March 2, 2018 at St. Peter Hospital. Roy was born in Olympia and was a lifelong resident of Rainier. 

David Lee Mellema was born in Shelton, Washington, on July 18, 1960 and died on Feb. 12, 2018 in Waco, Texas where he currently resided. 

Gerry Gudgel, 84, passed away after a very short battle with pancreatic cancer on Feb. 6, 2018 in Rainier, Washington, her home of 25 years.  

Denise Rene (Brown) Fortenberry was born at Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup on April 3, 1964, and passed away on Nov. 28, 2017, in Williams, Arizona. She graduated from Yelm High School, Yelm  Washington, in 1982.

Denise Rene (Brown) Fortenberry was born at Good Samaritan hospital in Puyallup on April 3, 1964, and passed away on Nov. 28, 2017, in Williams, Arizona. She graduated from Yelm High School, Washington, in 1982.

Leroy A. Pettit, 78, passed away Jan. 2, 2018 in Rainier, Washington.