January 5, 1931 – November 6, 2016
Juanita June DeMent, aged 85, passed away peacefully at Stafholt, in Blaine, WA on November 6, 2016. Juanita was born the middle of 3 daughters, to Roberta and Harry DeVries. She spent her formative years in Blaine and Sedro Woolley.
In 1949 she married the love of her life, Rodney DeMent. They raised 2 sons Dan and Don, in Blaine, and lived their entire lives in that community. She was employed for many years as kitchen staff at Stafholt and the Blaine School District. Juanita enjoyed crocheting, gardening, cooking, and volunteering with the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by son, Don. Juanita is survived by husband Rod DeMent, son Dan (Nancy) DeMent, and daughter-in law Lori DeMent, grandchildren Gail DeMent, Wayne (Libby) DeMent, Jon Castle, Cory (Regan) DeMent, James Castle and Kathy (Mark) Miller, as well as many great-grandchildren, and 2 sisters, Genevieve Murray and Maxine Jones.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 19, at 2 p.m. at the Blaine Senior Center, 763 G St., Blaine, WA. Memorials may be made to Stafholt Good Samaritan Center, 456 C St., Blaine, WA 98230. Please share memories at www.molesfarewelltributes.com.