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Lowell Barsten

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Lowell Barsten

East Wenatchee, WA

Lowell Jennings Barsten, age 87, a longtime resident of East Wenatchee, WA, passed away at home Friday, August 16, 2013. Lowell Barsten grew up in Guelph, ND, where he lived until the age of 12 years when his family moved to Wenatchee. He attended school in Wenatchee through his junior year of high school, but was drafted into WWII and served for several years, then returned to complete his senior year and graduate from Wenatchee High School in 1947. He worked for the Washington State Employment Security Department for 31 years and retired from the State. He then worked for the federal government part time for 14 years as a Civil Service Examiner.

Lowell Barsten is survived by his wife, Anne Barsten of East Wenatchee; two sons, Lynne and Jerrald Barsten; and two daughters, Cheryl Hawes and Carol Sether. He also has 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 23, 2013, at Telford’s Chapel of the Valley in East Wenatchee. Graveside Military Honors will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park. Arrangements by Telford’s Chapel of the Valley.

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