Donald Eugene Case
Dec 14, 1929 – Jul 24, 2015
Donald Eugene Case was born December 14, 1929 in Sunnyside, WA to Elbert and Leola Case. In 1948, he graduated from Cleveland High School and was involved in the Kings of Swings Band playing both the clarinet and the saxophone. In 1952, he graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in transportation. Donald worked at the National Transfer Company for 10 years until he found his career with Boeing Company. He retired after 32 years as a Senior Procurement Manger.
Beyond his working career, Donald was also a Scout Leader of Pack and Troop #244 in Seattle. He loved tending to the garden that his wife, Jackie, and he created as well as traveling to various places by train in the United States such as Surfcrest in Ocean City, Reno and Branson and traveled to other countries like England. Donald was also a very avid Husky and Seahawks fan and known for changing a conversation with “How about those Seahawks?”
Donald died on July 24, 2015 at Valley Medical Center in Renton, WA. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Jacquelyn (Miller) Case; his 4 children Mark, Scott (Linda), Tracy (Jim) Arnold, and Mishell (Sean Bauer) Case Postma; 5 grandchildren, Jeff (Jenny) Case, Jennifer Case, Hunter and Tyler Arnold and Alexandria Postma; and two great-grandchildren Becky and Michael. He is also survived by his brother, Richard (Jackie) Case, Sean's children; Chris, Josh and Kaylee and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
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