Enumclaw resident Edwin “Stormy” Storm died May 3, 2014. He was 86.
He was born Aug. 30, 1927, in Ethan, S.D., and grew up on a farm. He worked for the railroad in Washington before joining the Army; he served in World War II, stationed in Okinawa. Following his discharge, he married Bernice Lenker on Dec. 15, 1951, in Sunbury, Pa., and they moved to Enumclaw. He drove school buses first for the Enumclaw School District, then for Crystal Mountain. He later purchased and operated the bus line. After he retired, he started driving school buses for White River School District. After he retired again, he started mowing lawns around Enumclaw and Buckley. He was a member of the John Birch Society and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1949.
He is survived by wife Bernice Storm of Enumclaw; brothers Ronald Storm and wife Delores of Buckley, Noland Storm and wife Verna of Buckley, Reuben Storm and wife Donna of Puyallup and Arnold Storm of Puyallup; and sisters Lila Cobb of Salem, Ore., and Elda Christiansen of Vancouver, Wash. He was preceded in death by brothers Earl, Norton, Alan and Ray and sisters Irene Hecht and Velma Fillo.
Visitation is planned for 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 9, at Weeks’ Funeral Home in Buckley. A funeral service will take place at noon Saturday, May 10, at The Summit in Enumclaw. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, May 12, at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent.
Memorials are suggested to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Arrangements are by Weeks’ Funeral Home. All may sign the online guest book at www.weeksfuneralhomes.com.