Enumclaw resident Guy Tingvall died July 11, 2015. He was 85.
He was born Nov. 7, 1929, in Bismarck, N.D., to Otto “Lonnie” Tingvall and Anne Whittemore. His family moved to Seattle during the Depression. He was a truck driver for many years, until he suffered a broken neck while unloading freight, which forced him to retire at the age of 58. He married Sharlee Spokely in 1954 and they were married for 52 years before she lost her life to cancer. He was an avid bowler and competed in the Amateur Bowlers Tour for many years. His greatest joy in life was his family. He spent countless hours watching his children and grandchildren at soccer games, baseball games and horse shows. He also enjoyed traveling and camping.
He is survived by sons Mike Tingvall of Port Huenemi, Calif.,, Lonnie Tingvall of Buckley and Jeff Tingvall of Ravensdale; daughters Janine Labay of Shelton, Wash., and Janet Milbrath of Enumclaw; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
A memorial service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Sunday Aug. 9, at the Enumclaw Senior Activity Center.