Yarington's/White Center Funeral Home

10708 16Th Ave Sw, Seattle, WA


Eleanor Margaret Couples

November 20, 1943November 10, 2019

Eleanor Couples, age 75, of Burien, passed away at her home on 10-November-2019.

Eleanor was born in Ceepeecee British Columbia Canada on 20-November-1943. She married Joseph Frank Couples on 3-December-1960, whom passed away in 1991. She was born and remained a member of the Tla-O-Qui-Aht First Nations people (Native American of Canada) of Vancouver Island. She was also a member of the TOPS group (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) and was approaching her goal weight at the time of her passing. She loved going to Seattle Mariners games, and especially #51 Ichiro. She had many, many interests including reading, puzzles, and creating scrapbooks. She had a profound caring for animals and loved her many cats and dogs that shared her home throughout her life.

She is survived by her only son, Joe Couples, and his wife, Denise Couples.

A remembrance is planned, but a date has yet to be determined.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a gift to the Humane Society.


No services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


Eleanor Margaret Couples

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S Campbell

November 22, 2019

Our most heartfelt condolences to you during this time. Your mother was the most wonderful friend and neighbor we could have had. Thankful for all the time we had with her. Her love for all creatures will live on.
Sylvia and Suzan Campbell

Mike Aho

November 16, 2019

She is a wonderful woman I am so sorry for your loss.