OBITUARY

Alma Jean Conover

February 18, 1917April 4, 2018

Alma was born on February 18th, 1917 to Mr. & Mrs. Frank and Palmina Conovi of Seattle, Washington, and passed away peacefully on April 4th, 2018 at 101 years old.

Before moving to the Firs Retirement Home in Olympia, Washington in 1988, she was born, raised, and thrived in Seattle for eighty-one years. Alma & Clyde Conover, her husband of fifty-two years, owned and operated two Taverns and a Grocery Store. She worked and retired from Albertson’s food market on Magnolia. Alma loved to drive (which she did all the way up to her 99th Birthday), play Bridge and Pinochle, go for walks, and, most importantly, all of her grandchildren, of whom she was most proud.

Alma’s beloved husband, Clyde Conover, her son, Michael Conover, and her two sisters, Ida Wickstrum & Eudrey Nichols, all preceded her in death. Alma leaves her son, Fred Brockman, 6 Grandchildren, 15 Great-Grandchildren, 6 Great-Great-Grandchildren, and many, many dear ones to cherish her loving memory.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service at the Firs, located at 426 Lilly Road Northeast, Olympia, WA 98506 on Thursday, April 12th,2018 at 2:00pm and an intimate Remembrance Ceremony will be held in her honor on Monday, April 16th, 2018 at 1:30 pm, inside of Washington Memorial Park’s Mausoleum, located at 16445 International Boulevard, SeaTac, Washington 98188, where she will be laid to rest.

Alma's family welcomes and encourages all who knew and loved her to leave their fondest memories of her by signing her Online Memorial Guestbook, found below.

Services

  • Celebration of Life Memorial Service Thursday, April 12, 2018
  • Remembrance Ceremony & Placing to Rest Monday, April 16, 2018
REMEMBERING

Alma Jean Conover

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Ana van Zadelhoff

May 2, 2018

Dear grandma,

I remember when Ruud and I visited you together with my dad and Loeki. You were happy to see me, very clear of mind and also funny at times.
It was so nice to see you and be able to hug you.
It feels a little weird not being able to say goodbye in Washington right now, but on the other hand we have made nice memories to cherish.

Dear grandma, be happy where you are now ...

Miss you,

Ana, the Dutch exchange student

Cari and Werner Schilter

April 12, 2018

We love you, Alma! We will always remember your beautiful smile, your great sense of humor, and your ceaseless energy, even at 100 years young!!
God bless your wonderful family, whose lives have been forever touched by your love, and their memories of you and Clyde!

Cari and Werner Schilter

FROM THE FAMILY