Lois Ruth Umbinetti

Passed on Jun 21, 2014

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Lois Ruth Umbinetti

Lois was born October 9, 1930 in San Francisco, CA and passed surrounded by her family June 21, 2014 in Burien, WA at the age of 83. 

Lois is survived by her husband of 64 years Earl, four daughters Susan (Bill) Brockway, Sandra (Mark) Andrews, Sharon Novotny, and Shari (Edward) Shields, and son Mark (Sheila) Umbinetti, 9 Grandchildren, and 8 Great-Grandchildren.

Visitation Thursday, June 26th 2:00-5:00pm with Funeral Services Friday, June 27th at 1:00pm all at Bonney-Watson Washington Memorial, 16445 International Blvd. SeaTac, WA 98188. 


Laura Austin
Bakersfield , CA
May 21, 2015

If Lois Ruth only knew who Sheila Chelf really is, she would be rolling in her grave. She'll know now. Very sad she has to watch the truth from Heaven. So sad Sheila won't be there.

Laurie (Miller) Tish
Bellevue, WA
Jul 20, 2014

Condolences to the Umbinetti family. We (the Miller family - Doug & Karen and kids Laurie, Jeff, Cindy) lived two doors down from the Umbinettis in Burien during the 1960's and I have great memories of Shari walking me to kindergarten and 1st grade as she was a year or two older than me. I remember constantly running through the Umbinetti house and usually making off with a cookie or two before we all went back outside. Lois was always so kind and welcoming despite having a houseful of the neighborhood kids at all times. So sorry for your loss.

---Laurie (Miller) Tish

Trev Schultz
Auburn, WA
Jun 30, 2014

My condolences to the Umbinetti family. She was a nice lady and I know she will be greatly missed.

Deborah West
Kent, WA
Jun 28, 2014

I'm gonna miss you Aunt Lois....you were such a kind loving woman.

You will never be forgotten and will live on in beautiful memories and in the countless hearts you touched.

Love you,


Anthony Vail
Custer, SD
Jun 27, 2014

Sorry for your loss, she was such a great aunt and she will be forever loved and missed but we will always remember her and her loving ways Love you your nephew Tony

Margaret Pugh
Belfair, WA
Jun 25, 2014

Lois blessed us with such grace & humor. Her & Earl's love for each other and their family is one I greatly admired. My heart goes out to Earl, their children, grand children & great grand children. May you always share her love of life and honor her with your grace & humor. Love to you all.

Morna Juanita (Inks) Gambrell
Snyder, Tx
Jun 24, 2014

Sorry to hear of your loss. She was such a great and loving lady. Didn't get up that way much, but always enjoyed getting to see her and Earl at the family reunions. She will be truly missed by all her family and friends. Love you and will miss you.


Mary and William Brockway
Seattle, WA
Jun 24, 2014

Lois(and Earl) became immediate friends when our son Bill marriedn their daughter Susan. Lois was lovely both in spirit and body. We, and our shared grandchildren and great-grandchildren will miss her.

Ted Palsson
Seattle, WA
Jun 24, 2014

You are sipping coffee with the angels now, and watching your wonderful, loving family. You will be greatly missed, but the world will still have your legacy in their lives, the legacy of the family you helped build. Thank you for them.

Marlene anderson (was married to David)
Federal Way, wa
Jun 24, 2014

Every summer i looked forward to sitting with Lois at the family reunion---i sure will miss her and her wonderful smile

Sheila Umbinetti
Bakersfield, CA
Jun 24, 2014

You are an inspiration to me. You will always have a special place in my heart. I'll miss your quick wit, your vibrant personality, and YOU. You were a loving mother and Mother-in-Law. And such a kind and gentle woman, who I will always treasure. As I said to you each and every time I hung up the phone with you, "I love you." I will miss you deeply.

Sandy Stroble
Seattle, Wa
Jun 23, 2014

My Heart is so sad with the loss of Lois! I know if there's a IHOP in Heaven she is there right now having her 12th round of Coffee!! I know she has a lot of Heaven hugs from the people that love her. Thank goodness she isn't suffering anymore. My love and prayers go out to her family and friends and I send you all hugs for healing. Love this family


Perry & charlene Inks
Kent , Wa
Jun 23, 2014

Sorry for your loss. There arnt many of us left from that generation. I think I'm the youngest, but I came so late, I relate more to the next generation at times. See you on Friday.


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