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Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home

804 State Ave, Marysville, WA

OBITUARY

Robert Arthur Thurman

July 4, 1929July 18, 2020

Robert Arthur Thurman was born July 4th 1929 at 11:45pm in Roberts, Idaho. He passed away peacefully on the afternoon of July 18th, 2020 in Arlington, WA. He is preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Arthur Thurman and Christa Matilda Neilsen; His sisters Carol, Mary Arlene, Norma and Arletta; His wife Muriel Elaine (Brand) Thurman; his son Dennis Lee Thurman; His daughter Sandra Lee (Thurman) (Clark) Hegre (John); And his grandson Michael Allen Clark. A beloved Father, Grandfather, Great-grandfather and a Great-Great Grandfather. He is survived by his Wife Elaine (Shaw) Thurman; His Brothers Basil (Hellen) and Elliot (Carol); His daughter Catherine Elaine (Thurman) Borries (Mike); His Granddaughter Michele Lynn Clark; Grandsons Scott Blair (Beverly), Charles Beard and Gerald Borries. Great-Grandchildren Amber Marie Harpstead (Kyle), Joy, William, Sammy, and charity Blair; Great-Great Grandchildren Kaylie, Logan, Jasper and Payton Harpstead. Robert Retired from the U.S. Navy as a Master Chief Petty Officer in WWII, Korea and Vietnam. He went on to retire from Hill Air Force Base in Utah. He loved to fish every year in Sekiu, WA with his family. He was a lifelong member of the Church of Latter Day Saints. He retired to St. George, UT where he lived until June 2020. Services for Robert will be held at Tahoma National Cemetery with full honors and Grave Dedication done by Michael Brooks.

Services

  • Graveside Service

    Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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