Mable Viola Neisinger
June 5, 1916 – October 11, 2019
Mable Viola Neisinger, a longtime Monroe resident, passed away on October 11, 2019 in Marysville at the age of 103. She was born June 5, 1916 in Edmonton, Alberta. Mable grew up during a challenging time that included the Great Depression and a major war, World War II. In spite of the challenges she encountered, Mable was able to earn an education with top honors, achieve a career, and balance family needs while holding down a variety of jobs. Since 1929 her family was permanently located in Monroe. Mable was named Valedictorian of her Monroe High School graduating class in 1936. After graduating, she took a job as a nanny and attended Everett Business College. Mable was married to Fred Neisinger on July 25, 1942, just before he joined the Air Force. Fred was discharged in 1945 and the following year he and Mable built their home on Dickinson Street where she resided until she was 100. In 1960 Fred died of a heart attack. Mable returned to work at the Washington State Reformatory in Monroe where she censored mail and performed office work to support her family. She retired in 1980. For the next 2 years she took care of her mother who was suffering from dementia. Mable helped raise her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mable is survived by her son Steven Neisinger (Twila) of Marysville, brothers Bill Boyes and Mervin Boyes of Monroe, grandchildren Michael Neisinger (Kellie), Angel Turley (Brad), and Christopher Imbeau (Karen), great-grandchildren Michelle, Brittany, Haley, Leslie, Kayla, Stevie, Austin, Collin, Sophie, and Elise, and great-great-grandchildren Malachi, Kyrah, Mason, Jemma, Ryan, William, Karson, Avayah, Emmet, and Elias. She was preceded in death by her husband Fred Neisinger, daughter Suzanne Imbeau, and brothers Bob Boyes and Calvin Boyes. A funeral service honoring Mable’s life will be held on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 12pm at Purdy & Kerr with Dawson Funeral Home, 409 W. Main St., Monroe, (360) 794-7049. Mable will be laid to rest at the IOOF Cemetery in Monroe.
- Funeral Service Thursday, October 24, 2019