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Roy H. Sundquist: 1930-2019


Last updated 6/5/2019 at Noon

Roy H. Sundquist passed away peacefully May 23, 2019, at the age of 88. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 63 years, Joan Louise Ward Sundquist.

He was the son of Erik Evert and Lillian Josephine Sundquist and brother to Eleanor, Elvie Olsen (Selmer) and Glen Sundquist (Irene).

Roy is survived by his daughter, Diane Shrewsbury (Bob), and son Harold Sundquist (Yolanda). He will also be remembered fondly by his three grandchildren, Kristin Sonon (Daniel), Russell Shrewsbury (Jessica) and Ross Shrewsbury (Kathryne).

He was lovingly referred to as “Bompa” by his seven great-grandchildren: Brooklyn, Gabriel and Lillian Sonon, Renner and Reign Shrewsbury, Rowan and Scarlett Shrewsbury.

Roy served in the Navy during the Korean War, and from there worked as a Crane Operator to the Superintendent for Ness Crane Service in Ballard for over 30 years.

Roy loved to fish, hunt, clam dig, play pool and travel with Joanie.

The family wishes to thank all the staff at Edmonds Landing and Hospice for their unconditional support and love to our Dad.

Military honors for Roy will be held at Tahoma National Cemetery 18600 SE 240th Street Kent, WA, on Thursday, June 13th, promptly at 1:00 pm.

Lunch will follow at 13 Coins, 18000 International Blvd., Seatac, WA.

“Though absent you are very near, still loved, still missed and very dear.”


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