Esther Evans McArdle
September 6, 1912 - April 4, 2018
Esther Evans McArdle was born on September 6, 1912 and passed away on April 4, 2018 at the age of 105 at Alpine Convalescent Center in Shelton WA.
She was the daughter of Humptulips Pioneers, Charles and Hilda Evans. Mrs. McArdle attended grade school in Humptulips and graduated from Hoquiam High School. After graduating from WWU in 1932, she taught in McCleary and Tumwater retiring in 1963.
Esther married Van McArdle in 1942. After Mr. McArdle retired from the Real Estate business in 1989, they moved to Santa Barbara, CA, in 1963. Mr. McArdle preceded Esther in death in 1989. She returned to Washington State in 1990 and moved to Panorama City. She volunteered in many activities at Panorama. In January 2016 Esther moved to Alpine Way until her death on April 4, 2018.
Along with her husband, she was also preceded in death by brothers Delbert, Homer, and Dale Evans, as well as a niece, Donna Evans Peterson.
She is survived by nephews; Richard Evans and wife Sharen, Denny Evans and wife Joyce, and three grandchildren, Marcia McMahan, Angela Jan, and Leon Staszak.
A private family service will be held in Raymond, WA at a later date.
Arrangements are in care of Stoller’s Mortuary in Raymond, Washington.