January 23,1928- July 1 2015
Laura (Stephanson) Amundson, 87 passed peacefully in her home on July 1, 2015. She was born in Blaine, WA. The youngest of 8 children to Gestur and Herdis Stephanson.
Laura graduated from Blaine High School in 1947 and attended Peterson’s Business College in Seattle where she met R.D. (Dick) Amundson. They were married for 48 years.
Laura was preceded in death by her husband R.D. Amundson 4 sisters and 2 brothers. She is survived by her brother Raymond Stephanson, Everett. Children Marcia (Len) Beckett, Blaine, Cathy Means, Phoenix, Darrell (Debbie) Amundson, Kenewick, Jerry (Brenda) Amundson, Lynden, 6 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Laura severed as City Clerk in Blaine 26 for years and helped her husband Dick in his flower shop. She gave her time to the Blaine Food Bank, Senior Center, Information Center and the Unitarian Church. She loved her time spent with family and traveling to new places. She was a caring wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She will be missed by many.
There will be a celebration of Laura’s life on Saturday July 25,3:00 at the Free Church Unitarian. 1218 Harrison Ave. Blaine, Wa. A reception will follow.
Donations to your favorite charity can be made in lieu of flowers. Laura’s favorites were the Blaine Senior Center and Blaine Food Bank.