Nancy J. Sutherland

Nancy J. (Etchison) Sutherland

Nancy J. (Etchison) Sutherland passed away on November 25, 2013 after a 14 year battle with Parkinson’s.

Born March 16, 1930 in Portland, OR, she attended Linfield College before meeting her future husband, Neil, on a blind date. Married on May 23, 1953, they soon moved to the wild Alaskan territory. In 1967 they moved their young family to Kent where Nancy was active in Girl Scouts, garden clubs, painting and water aerobics. She earned her psychology degree at UW. Later years were spent traveling and enjoying family and grandchildren.

Nancy leaves behind 3 children, Lori LaDuke (Richard), Julie Roth (Scott, grandchildren Doug, Melanie, Andrew) and Craig Sutherland (grandson Chris) along with a multitude of friends.

She will be buried at Tahoma National Cemetery next to Neil who preceded her in death on October 4, 2010. A private family memorial will be held at a future date. Arrangements by Edline-Yahn Funeral Home. Remembrances may be made to a charity of your choice.