Agnetta Wilhelmina Felthous
March 26, 1921 — April 17, 2015
Agnetta Wilhelmina Felthous passed away from natural causes on April 17, 2015 at the age of 94.
She was born on March 26, 1921 in Seattle, Washington to Ole and Anna Blindheim. She was raised in north Seattle and graduated from Lincoln High School. Talented in piano and accordion, she and her brother Alvin were one of the early accordion duets in Seattle.
During World War II, Agnetta married Robert A. Felthous, a lieutenant in the Navy. The young couple lived several years in San Francisco and then briefly in Seattle, before moving to Selah, Wash. in 1947.
For the next 25 years they lived and raised their family, Alan, Linda, and Dean in Selah. Agnetta was a devoted wife, homemaker and mother serving as a den mother in Cub Scouts for Dean and Alan, and as a leader for Linda’s Blue Bird, Campfire Girls, and Job’s Daughters groups.
From 1976 to 1978, Agnetta and Bob lived in Olympia, Wash. Then the two moved to their vacation home on Cape San Juan, San Juan Island, Wash. There they enjoyed the first 25 years of retirement. As health concerns mounted they then moved to Warm Beach Senior Community Center, in Stanwood, Wash. Agnetta was a resident of Rose Garden Adult Family home in Mill Creek, Wash. at the time of her death.
Agnetta and Bob enjoyed many years of their retirement traveling in their RV and for several years wintered in a retirement community in Tucson, Ariz.
Agnetta is survived by her three children, Alan Robert Felthous (Mary), Linda Ann Felthous, and Dean Munro Felthous (Rosemarie); four grandchildren: Erik (Lisa), Emily (Anthony), Elizabeth (Charles), and Alisa (Scott), and nine great grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother Alvin Blindheim and four nephews, Mark, Steve, Neil, and Dale.
A burial service was conducted at the Friday Harbor Cemetery on Friday, April 24, at noon, followed by a memorial service on Saturday, April 25, at Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, Mukilteo, Wash.
Suggested memorials: Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church, Warm Beach Senior Community Center or Providence Everett Cancer Center.
— Family of Agnetta Felthous