“Number please?” Anyone who remembers when you actually had to have another person help make a phone call may have heard this woman’s voice. Margaret retired from PNW Bell in 1981, after 30 years, when they moved all operations from Bellingham to Seattle. Born in Bellingham, June 16, 1926, to Roe and Hazel Nash, Margaret remained here her entire life. She graduated from Mt Baker High School in 1944. She died January 19, 2015.
Margaret was kind, quiet, independent and a great listener. She enjoyed gardening, baking, and simply being outdoors. Anyone who ever tasted one of her apple pies knew they had tasted one of the best. Margaret enjoyed 33 years of retirement and excellent health until Sept. 2014 when she suffered a stroke while making brownies. She never complained and she never gave up.
Margaret adored her brothers. Their children were her children, she beamed with delight anytime she talked about them.
She was predeceased by her parents, brothers Robert, (Hazel) Maurice, Lowell, (Birdean) and infant sister Mildred. She is survived by her long time friend and constant companion, Mary Jane Moen. 4 nieces, 6 nephews and numerous great and great great nieces and nephews. At her request no public services will be held. Her final resting place is Greenacres Memorial Park.