Elsie Loretta Leggett and Arlon Leon Leggett | Obituary

Elsie Loretta Leggett

July 26, 1937 – July 23, 2021

Elsie Leggett beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and aunt was born and raised in Enumclaw, WA and passed away peacefully July 23, 2021, at Highpoint Village in Enumclaw, WA, at the age of 83 with her husband at her side. She was preceded in death by her mom Eva Shukis who was also from Enumclaw, and her sister Joanne Yowell (Enumclaw) and her brother John Shukis (New Orleans).

Arlon Leon Leggett

July 4, 1933 – May 20, 2024

Arlon Leon Leggett beloved husband, father, Grandfather and uncle was born in Seattle, WA raised in Wilkeson, WA and passed away peacefully May 20, 2024, at Highpoint Village at the age of 90 with his daughters and niece by his side. He was preceded in death by his wife Elsie Leggett, his father John Leggett and mother Mildred Leggett from Wilkeson, WA and his brothers Jackie Leggett (Seattle, WA), Robert Leggett (Hawaii), and Marvin Leggett his twin (Tacoma, WA), and his uncle Theodore Robison (Enumclaw, WA).

Arlon and Elsie met as teenagers and married shortly after Arlon joined the Navy. The two were married on May 25, 1953. They had three beloved daughters and were married 68 years. After Arlon retired from the Navy, he started working as an auto mechanic down in Auburn, WA. Elsie started working at Rainier School where Arlon later joined her working at Rainer School as an auto mechanic and eventually both retired.

Arlon and Elsie were preceded in death by their youngest daughter Sandra G. Dillon (New Mexico). They are survived by daughters Debra Servis and Vickie Williams (Enumclaw, WA), son in law Chris Dillon (New Mexico), Grandchildren- Jason and Xai Leggett, Austin Servis, Lynette Oppegaard, Michelle Williams, Mathew and Patrick Dillon, 10 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

There will be a Grave side service will be held at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery on July 18, 2024, at 1:00pm, followed by a reception at the Enumclaw Masonic Center 42810 264th S.E. Enumclaw, WA 98022