Lawrence and Inez Pendlebury

Inez died Oct. 7, 2016, and Lawrence died just 41 hours later.

The lives of Lawrence A. and Inez E. Pendlebury will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Enum-claw’s Calvary Presbyter-ian Church.

She died Oct. 7, 2016, and he died just 41 hours later.

He was born Sept. 26, 1918, in Whiting, Kan., and was raised on a farm. His family moved to the Pacific Northwest in the late 1930s and he prepared himself to be an aviator. He attended Eastern Oregon State College in La Grande, Ore., where he met Inez, a classmate’s sister. She was born Dec. 19, 1921, in Hazelton, Idaho, and later moved to La Grande and attended college.

In 1941, he began flying for Pan American Airways and became a captain within a few years. He flew with the company for 36 years. The couple lived throughout the continental U.S. early in their married life while he flew to Alaska, Europe, Africa and Latin America. They settled in Enumclaw in 1953, where she was a stay-at-home mother who served the community through leadership with Girl Scouts and her church. They had five daughters who attended Enumclaw schools.

They are survived by daughters Margaret, Janet, Joyce and Mary, 14 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. A daughter, Kathy, preceded them in death.

In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the Salvation Army.

More in Obituaries

Don Fisher

Don Fisher was born on Dec. 11, 1974, and died in his home in Buckley on Dec. 7, 2018.

Ivan Bushnell

Former area resident Ivan Jess “Bud” Bushnell died Nov. 13, 2018, at Dolphin Cove Care Center in Tokeland, Washington.

Lou Ann Heins

Buckley resident Lou Ann Elaine Heins died Nov. 30, 2018, in Enumclaw. She was 94.

Glenna Morris

Glenna Kay Morris, 72, died Nov. 29, 2018, in Malott, Washington.

Gary Page

Gary Dean Page of Buckley died Nov. 22, 2018, due to complications from diabetes. He was 61.

LeeRoy Courville

LeeRoy Courville Sr. of Auburn died Dec. 2, 2018, at the age of 68.

Ronald Brooke

Ronald Brooke died Nov. 23, 2018, following a three-year bout with cancer.

Nolan Branch

Nolan James Branch of Fruitland, Washington, died Nov. 26, 2018. He was 31.

Lloyd Bickler

Lloyd R. Bickler died peacefully on Nov. 4, 2018, in Enumclaw, at the age of 91.

Most Read