Kirene Denise Duarte-McJunkin

August 21, 1959May 21, 2018

Kirene Duarte-McJunkin, 58, lost her battle with gastric cancer and passed away at her home May 21, 2018. She was born August 21, 1959 in Hutchinson, Kansas the daughter of Trinidad and Ruth Duarte.

Raised in Hutchinson, she settled in Redmond in 1989 where she lived a life full of service – working as an assistant at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, being a mom to her three children, and loving her husband who she married March 9, 2012.

She was devoted to her faith and was an active member and leader in Bible Study Fellowship for many years as well as a member of the congregation of Canyon Hills Community Church in Bothell alongside her husband.

She is survived by her husband, Patrick “Sandy” McJunkin and her children, Kyle Duarte, Trevor Walker, Taryn Walker Soushek; Taryn’s husband, Taylor Soushek and their daughter Brooklyn.

Services will be held at Westminster Chapel in Bellevue at 11 a.m. Wednesday May 30th with a procession to the burial site at Cedar Lawns Memorial Park to start at 1 p.m for those who would like to join. The family will welcome guests back at Westminster Chapel at 2:30 p.m. Flowers may be sent to Westminster Chapel and memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society.


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Kirene Denise Duarte-McJunkin

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Mary Lingerfelt

May 29, 2018

Love and prayers to Sandy, Kyle, Trevor, Taryn, Taylor, little Brooklyn and the McJunkin family. Love and prayers to my large Duarte family who love their sister Kirene so much, who will miss her always. Kirene will also be missed by her nieces and nephews who adored her as one of their own. We all have special reasons for why we claim her as our own Kirene. We will cherish our memories of her.