Frank Edwin Rader: 1915—2013 | Passages

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Frank Rader
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Frank E. Rader was born to Harriet (Handley) and Frank Solomon Rader on Nov. 26, 1915, in Soledad, Calif. He passed away on May 22, 2013 in Redmond, Wash.

Frank had a distinguished military career flying for the Royal Canandian Airforce in WWII, where he met his wife Violet. Frank and Violet lived on San Juan Island together from 1975 – 2002.

Violet passed away in 1984 and Frank continued to live on the island, as an active member of St. David’s Episcopal Church and of the SJ arts community until 2002.

He is survived by his loving family, son Garth E. Rader, daughters Heather Schuetze, Wendy Rader-Konofalski, Jeannie Callahan and so many other family members and friends. He will be dearly missed.

— Family of Edwin Rader


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