Eyvonne Evelyn Isaacson Perrault
May 4, 1918 – April 5, 2017
Eyvonne was a wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, nurse, friend, volunteer and caregiver. She was 98 years young when she became an angel in heaven on April 5, 2017 while holding the hands of her family. Born in Turtle Lake, North Dakota on May 4, 1918, she is preceded in death by parents Adolph Isaacson and Wilhelmina Aschnewitz Isaacson and six brothers and sisters. Upon graduating from Underwood, N.D. high school in 1936, she attended St. Elizabeth School of Nursing in Yakima, where she met Al Perrault, who became her husband on May 30, 1940. They were married 55 years and raised four children before Al passed in 1995.
She was a lifelong nurse and caregiver of those she came into contact with and loved to share her smile and hold your hand at any time. She ran the only medical clinic in Othello, WA for 13 years and retired from Group Health on Capitol Hill in 1976.
Upon retirement, they moved to Arlington, where she lived for over 41 years in the Smokey Point area.
Eyvonne was a faithful member of the Arlington Immaculate Conception Catholic Church for over 40 years, where she attended daily mass and volunteered. She was also an active volunteer at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, serving on the board and supporting the many good works of the center.
Eyvonne’s adventurous soul was up for so many things including traveling, fishing, riding a motorcycle, visiting the penny machines at the local casino, dancing at weddings, water gun fights, Wii bowling and playing cards with her family. Eyvonne was very proud of her growing family that included four children: Judith (Terry) Doiron, Patricia (Mick) St.Luise, Mary Ellen Ford and Thomas (Karen) Perrault. She cherished dearly her 11 grandchildren who gave her 18 great grandchildren allowing her the joy of holding her eight great-great
Eyvonne’s Memorial Mass and reception will take place Friday, April 28, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 1200 5th St., Arlington, WA. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations in Eyvonne’s honor be made to the Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington, WA 98223; or Immaculate Conception Mustard Seed Fund, P.O. Box 69, Arlington, WA 98223.
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