Clem L. Little died March 18, 2017, in Enumclaw. He was 81.
He was born Sept. 13, 1935, in Childers, Okla., to Ross and Ruth (Wilkins) Little. His mother moved him and his siblings to Entiat, Wash., when he was 12 and every summer he worked in the Entiat apple orchards earning money for school clothes. Around 1955 he moved his small family to Renton and started working at The Boeing Co. as a quality assurance inspector. He became a quality assurance director prior to retiring. He was an avid fisherman and hunter, remembers for his sense of humor. Once retired, he became actively involved in the Washington Brittany Club. He and his wife Marilynne traveled all over the United States with their spaniels, horses and a 40-foot trailer.
He is survived by wife Marilynne of Enumclaw; sons Vern (Kathy) Little of Leavenworth, Wash., and Mike (Linda) Little of Lake Stevens, Wash.; daughters Lucinda (Don) Barnard of Florida and Windy Schmidt of Enumclaw; brothers Leslie (Pete) Little of Manson, Wash., and Raye (Leila) Little of Everett, Wash.; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will begin at 1 p.m. Monday, April 10, at Weeks’ Funeral Home, 451 Cemetery Rd. in Buckley. All may sign his online guest book at www.weeksfuneralhomes.com.