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Evelyn Margaret Warnke

Evelyn Margaret Warnke, age 89, of Brush Prairie, Wash., died Monday, March 19, 2007 in Vancouver, Wash.

She was born Oct. 21, 1917 in Franklin, Minn.

A 41-year resident of Clark County, Washington, Evelyn was a member of the Apostolic Lutheran Church.

She loved her family and friends and enjoyed hand work and yard work. Her faith and family were the most important things in her life.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Warnke, in 1995.

She is survived by sons: Leonard (Emma) Warnke of Brush Prairie, Dennis (Arlene) Warnke of Lafayette, La., Curtis Warnke, and Jon (Nancy) Warnke, all of Brush Prairie; and by her daughters: Janet (Roy) Matson of Brush Prairie, Judy (Daniel, deceased) Seppala of Greer, S.C., Arlene (Jack) Traffie of LaCenter, Wash., Karen (Eugene) Stenersen of Landrum, S.C., Linda (Albert) Goddard of New Ipswich, N.H.; and Sandy (Mark) Matson of Mesa, Wash.

She is further survived by brothers: Willard Isaacson of Lake Norden, S.D.; Donald Isaacson of Hamel, Minn.; Floyd Isaacson of Cokato; Duane Isaacson of Annandale, DeLloyd Isaacson of Delano; Eugene Isaacson of Cokato, and Kenneth Isaacson of Annandale; and by her sisters: Mildred Benson of Vancouver, Wash.; Marion Daniels of Kimball, Minn.; Joyce Stifter of Cedar, Dorthy Hammond of Blaine, and Delores Ilstrup of Eltopia, Wash. There are 100 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren and 242 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services took place Saturday, March 24 at 10 a.m., at Hockinson Apostolic Lutheran Church in Brush Prairie, with interment in Finn Hill Cemetery, Brush Prairie.

Visitation was Friday, March 23 from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at the church, and contined Saturday at 9 a.m., prior to the funeral service.

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