Grace VanRy

Enumclaw resident Grace VanRy died May 7, 2014, at the age of 89.

She was born Aug. 2, 1924, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, to Alfred Inwood and Isabella Drabwell Inwood. She grew up in Edmonton, graduated from high school there and then met her future husband Paul L. Cline during World War II in England. They were married for 21 years until his death in 1965. She remarried in 1976 to Joe VanRy they were married for 19 years. She loved to dance, especially ballroom. She was involved with elder care, loved performing for her peers, was always willing to help her kids and enjoyed spending time at the ocean.

She is survived by sons Bernie J. Cline of Everett, Wash., and Kevin W. Cline and wife Elena of San Antonio, Texas; daughters Patty Van Winkle Hudsen and husband Rich of Enumclaw, Kimberly Johnson and husband Rick of Salem, Ore., and Michelle R. Canales and husband Manuel of Concrete, Wash.; 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by daughter Laureen Brown, son Alan Cline and her husbands.

Memorials may be made to the American Society for the Prevention and Cruelty of Animals.

Arrangements were by Weeks’ Funeral Home in Buckley. All may sign the online guest book at

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