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Logn Vorng

FEDERAL WAY — Longtime Harbor resident Logn Vorng died Friday, April 11, 2014, at the Life Care Center in Federal Way. He was 92.

Arrangements are by the Fern Hill Funeral Home in Aberdeen.

Minnie Rose Wixson

Minnie Rose Wixson, 82, died April 7, 2014, at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia. She worked for many different restaurants on the Harbor and did banquets at the Emerson Hotel in the late 1960s. She enjoyed the Grays Harbor Raceway and spent many hours every Sunday afternoon, working a gate at turn four, while her husband George raced.

Arrangements are by Harrison Family Mortuary of Montesano.

Arnold J. Schmidt

Arnold J. Schmidt, of Montesano, died Saturday April 5, 2014, at the Montesano Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was 89.

He was a welder at Harbor Machine and Fabrication in Hoquiam.

A graveside service was conducted April 11, 2014, at the Wynooche Cemetery in Montesano.

Arrangements by Whiteside Mortuaries.

Ruth Estella Dixon

Ruth Estella Dixon, 89, died April 8, 2014, at Montesano Health and Rehabilitation Center in Montesano.

Dixon worked as a cook for the Montesano School District from 1965 until she retired in 1988. Services were conducted April 11, 2014, at Wynooche Cemetery in Montesano.

Arrangements are by Fern Hill Funeral Home of Aberdeen.

Gertrude Mekosky

Gertrude Heleena (Haskey) Mekosky, 95, died Dec. 17, 2013, at Hacienda Rehabilitation and Care Center in Sierra Vista, Ariz. She had been a resident of Sierra Vista, Ariz., since 1988.

She grew up on a farm on Wishkah Road and, along with husband Sigmond, managed the dairy and beef farm. They sold the farm in 1965, and moved to Aberdeen.

She was a volunteer in the Air Force Ground Observer Corp having served over 3,000 hours before the service was decommissioned in 1958.

Interment will be in St. John’s Cemetery in the Wishkah Valley.

Elsie K. Trew-Bailey

Elsie Kathryn Trew-Bailey, Montesano resident and former owner of A Christmas Shop in Westport, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at Montesano Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was 87.

A memorial service is being planned for next week and an obituary will follow in The Daily World.

Arrangements are by the Fern Hill Funeral Home in Aberdeen.