Michael Lee Paine
February 8, 1952 ~ March 18, 2014
Michael Lee Paine, age 62, passed away March, 18, 2014, in Denver, CO. He was born in Wenatchee, WA on February 8, 1952, to Harry H. and Joan J. Paine. He graduated from Wenatchee High School and received an AS degree from Seattle Central Community College, majoring in Dental Technology. While living in Wenatchee, he was a volunteer fireman for the Chelan County Fire District #1 and a member of the Wenatchee Corvette Club. He then moved his family to Yakima, WA, where he and his wife opened Paine Dental Lab. He took great pride in being a Lions Club member receiving: 1981-1982 Cub Lion of the year; 1985-1986 Lions Club Zone Chairman, Zone F1; 1986-1987 Lion of the Year, Yakima; 1989-1990 Volunteer Service Award, Yakima Schools; 1993 Sunfair Association President; and Ambassador Washington State Fair, Yakima. Other civic challenges he was committed to: KYVE Auctions, Cornea deliveries, Sundusters, Cowiche Volunteer Fireman and EMT, and cooking for the homeless.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harry H. Paine. He is survived by his mother, Joan J. Paine; his children, Michelle Paine, Scott (Julie) Paine, Nicole (Matthew) Thornton, and Kevin (Corina) Paine; 11 grandchildren; his sisters, Sandra (Gregory) Story, and Susan (Michael) McIntosh; and fiance;, Mary Lou Sandoval.
Graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Wenatchee City Cemetery.