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Meet Resident Lura Murphy

January 8, 2021 — Lura was born in CA and moved to WA when she was two years old. She attended college in Ellensburg in 1946 which was a very exciting time to be a college student as many World War II  Veterans were coming home and going to  college! She met her future husband, Jim, there, and they... Read More

Veteran’s Day Treat

December 14, 2020 — Although Veteran’s Day is past, we wanted to highlight our wonderful resident, Jane Schuneman, who  played a very special Veteran’s Day program for our Garden Apartment Residents.  It’s a time when we can’t gather in large groups, so per the guidelines, only a few of us gathered,  all six feet apart and wearing masks…but it... Read More

Meet Jett and John Brooks

August 12, 2020 — Lynn Jett Brooks was born in Oak Park, Illinois, at the end of WWII. She grew up with her parents and two brothers in and around Birmingham, Alabama, where she lived until she married in 1965. At the height of the Civil Rights movement of the early 60s, she attended her beloved Auburn University for 2 years—WAR EAGLE! As... Read More

Meet Resident Paul Carbaugh

July 2, 2020 — Paul was born in Indiana.  Two years later his family moved to a nearby farm where they lived until Paul was a junior in high school.  After  graduating from the University of   Michigan with a degree in Forest Management, he served during the Korean War for two years before beginning his career in forestry working... Read More

Meet Resident Mary Bill

March 10, 2020 — Delightful Mary was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and had seven siblings.  They moved to Wenatchee for a short time before relocating permanently to Burien, WA where she attended College  at Highline Community. Mary met a young man named Melvin through a friend.  He was born and raised in Seattle and had twin sisters.  Mary and... Read More

Meet Resident John Lynn

February 10, 2020 — John and wife Sally were both born in Tacoma.  John attended Stadium High School, graduating in 1954, and Washington State University (WSU), graduating in 1959.  In 1959, John met Sally at WSU when she was in his room playing Bridge with a group of friends.  They went their separate ways and then reconnected in 1960... Read More

Meet Resident Marcia Kuska

October 2, 2019 — Marcia was born in a small, rural town in central Nebraska. While attending the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, she met her future husband, Dick. They were both freshman and were being interviewed at the local radio station after winning a trip to Washington, DC to National 4-H Club Congress. They went out to lunch after... Read More