Enumclaw resident Helen Chacata, 91, died Feb. 7, 2014.
She was born May 19, 1922, in Enumclaw and graduated in 1940 from Enumclaw High School. She was Miss Columbia in 1939. She worked in a medical office in the 1940s, and at Paulson Chevrolet and for the highway department in Enumclaw in the late 1950s. She sang professionally and at several churches. She was a member of Sacred Heart Church and later High Road Church of Black Diamond.
She is survived by son James Chacata and daughter Patricia Chacata, both of Enumclaw; sisters Marie Hedman of Lynnwood, Wash., Esther Watkins of Enumclaw and Sharon Rose Thornton and husband Lawrence of Covington, Wash.
A funeral service is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at High Road Church of Black Diamond. Burial will be at Evergreen Memorial Park in Enumclaw.
Memorials may be made to: High Road Church of Black Diamond, Awesome Youth Group, 25610 Lawson St., Black Diamond, 98010.
Arrangements are by Weeks’ Enumclaw Funeral Home. All may sign the online guest book at www.weeksfuneralhomes.com.