Eugene Cinkovich

Former Enumclaw resident Eugene Cinkovich, 84, died March 2, 2012.

He was born Sept. 29, 1927, in Bayne, Wash. He married Dorothy Bennett of Auburn in 1950 and they moved to Suntrana, Alaska, where he worked in a coal mine with his brothers. The couple returned to the area, living in Auburn. He spent his career driving trucks and delivering heavy equipment throughout the region. He is remembered for his love of family, home and country, gardening, hard work and desire to always do things the right way.

He is survived by wife Dorothy; brother Gary Cinkovich of Orting; children Eugene Jr., Richard, Mitzi and Joe; 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

A service is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at Weeks’ Enumclaw Funeral Home with internment following.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to the Alzheimer’s Foundation or the Diabetes Association.

Services are by Weeks’ Enumclaw Funeral Home. All are invited to sign the online guest book at