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In Memory of

Norman Edward Nylander

October 31, 1927 - May 12, 2017

Obituary


Norman Edward (Eddy) was born Oct 31, 1927 to Anna and Nels Nylander, Swedish immigrant homesteaders in Malo WA. He was 89 years old when he passed away at home in Fall City on May 12, 2017.
Eddy attended Mount Si High School 1944-45, the first year it was Mount Si, and then served in the Navy Jul 1946 - Nov 1947, obtaining the World War II Victory Medal.
Eddy met the love of his life, Mary Emily Truden, daughter of Slovenian immigrant homesteaders in Midway B.C. They were married on Jun 23, 1948,...

Norman Edward (Eddy) was born Oct 31, 1927 to Anna and Nels Nylander, Swedish immigrant homesteaders in Malo WA. He was 89 years old when he passed away at home in Fall City on May 12, 2017.
Eddy attended Mount Si High School 1944-45, the first year it was Mount Si, and then served in the Navy Jul 1946 - Nov 1947, obtaining the World War II Victory Medal.
Eddy met the love of his life, Mary Emily Truden, daughter of Slovenian immigrant homesteaders in Midway B.C. They were married on Jun 23, 1948, and started their new life together at Fall City WA.

Eddy worked at the Weyerhaeuser Mill in Snoqualmie for 42 years, while Mary was a homemaker, and worked at Snoqualmie Falls Lodge. Together they raised 4 children. They enjoyed family get-togethers, farming, fishing, watching Mariners, Seahawks, and Husky games, horse races, and the occasional casino trip. In Jun 2016 they celebrated their 69th anniversary.
Mary passed away on Jan 16, 2016. Eddy and Mary will be remembered by their children, Jennifer M Littke (Willis) of Fall City; Shirley A Corbaley (Craig) of Mukilteo, Debbie C Watkins (Don) of Westport, and Calvin L Nylander of Fall City, 6 grandchildren, Kimberly Littke Hanft (Drew), Heather Claiborne (Andrew), Christina Corbaley, Eric Corbaley, James Gochanour (Vy), and Daniel Watkins (Jackie), and 5 great-grandchildren, Allan and Vivian Gochanour, Lewis and Spencer Hanft, and Ozzy Claiborne. Eddy is preceded in passing by his elder siblings, Ernest, Albert, Chester and Esther.
There will be a Celebration of Life graveside service with military honors at Cedar Lawns Memorial Park in Redmond on Fri May 26 at 2:00. The family suggests any donations to Fall City Fire Department for the Aid Car Fund.