Lois Kuhl Hetrick

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  • "Dear Mom, I am still sorting through my memories of you -..."
    - Beverly Hetrick-Oosterveld
  • "Lois, we had the honor of meeting you once when you came to..."
    - Ann Oosterveld
  • "Grandma, although I was not able to see you over the past..."
    - Bradley Oosterveld
  • "Grandma, although I was not able to see you for the last..."
    - Bradley Oosterveld
  • "Lois, it has been an honor and a previlege to be a part of..."
    - Henry Oosterveld
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March 2, 1918 ~ February 7, 2011

Lois Kuhl Hetrick of Vancouver, WA, passed away on February 7, 2011 at the age of 92. She was born to Otto F. and Marie M. Kuhl in Tacoma, Washington on March 2, 1918.

She graduated from Stadium High School and the College of Puget Sound in Tacoma. On August 16, 1941 she married her classmate, Bruce. S. Hetrick. Following WW II, they moved to Roseburg, Oregon in 1947. Lois managed their dental practice until retirement in 1973 when they moved to Kellogg, OR. In 1986 they moved to Woodburn, OR, and in 2002, Lois moved to Vancouver, WA. Lois was an accomplished seamstress who enjoyed traveling and gardening.

She was predeceased by her parents; sister, Betty K. Richards; brother, Carl F. Kuhl; and her husband of 49 years, Dr. Bruce S. Hetrick. Surviving are her four children: Carol of Santa Monica, CA, Martha Bremner (Ronald) of Vancouver, WA, Beverly Hetrick-Oosterveld (Henry) of Bernardsville, NJ, and Edward (Ellen) of New City, NY; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Cremation and interment will be private. Lois asked that in lieu of flowers, donations could be made to Pacific Northwest Chapter - , 115 N.E. 100th Street, Suite 350, Seattle, WA 98125.
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Published in The Columbian on Feb. 12, 2011
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