Barbara Albers Shorett: 1932—2013 | Passages

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Barbara Shorett
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Barbara Albers Shorett, born July 10, 1932 in Bellingham, Wash. passed away on Oct. 30, 2013.

Growing up, Barbara attended the Campus School and Bellingham High School in Bellingham, Wash. as well as the Annie Wright Seminary in Tacoma, Wash.

Barbara went on to become a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority at the University of Washington.

While attending the University of Washington, Barbara met Larry Shorett, whom she married in 1952 in Bellingham. Barbara and Larry lived in Bellevue, where she lovingly raised her three children.

Barbara and Larry built a home on San Juan Island and subsequently moved to the island in 1990.

While living on San Juan Island, she was active in her community and she was a valued member of the San Juan County Weavers Guild. Barbara was also a lifetime member of the Seattle Yacht Club and a member of P.E.O.

Barbara showcased her wonderful creativity through weaving and knitting, and admired the beauty of the Northwest by spending time outdoors and boating.

Barbara is survived by her loving husband Larry; her three children Karin, Peter and Kristin; her five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and many loving family and friends.

Barbara will be missed greatly by all who knew her, and will be remembered as a loving and gentle wife, mother, grandmother and friend.

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— Family of Barbara Shorett


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