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  • FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH OF RICHMOND BEACH
  • 18354 - 8th Avenue NW
    Shoreline, Washington 98177
    January 13, 2018
    Begins at 11:00 am
    Ends at :00

    Arnold Timss
    August 29, 1940
    Balvi, Latvia
    November 5, 2017
    Seattle, Washington
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    Arnie Timss, 77, was born near Balvi, Latvia to Arvid and Anna Timss, August 28, 1940. He passed away November 5, 2017. Arnie, with his brothers and parents, and with the help of the Lutheran Church emigrated from Latvia to the US when he was 10 years of age, the family ultimately settling in Seattle in 1952.

    Arnie went to Queen Anne High School, served in the US Army Reserve and attended and graduated from the University of Washington in 1964 with a degree in Business and Accounting. He was certified CPA for much of his career. He worked for the Seattle accounting firm - Knight, Vale & Gregory, he was the comptroller for Thurman Industries home improvement chain and later worked for Satco Products in Mukilteo.

    Arnie met Arlene (Sevald) in 1967. They married in 1970, bought a home, and planted deep roots in Richmond Beach, where they made their family home, raised a kid, and together lived out their 44+ years under that roof.

    Mr. Timss enjoyed war novels, Bond films, stretch Cadillacs, the hashbrowns @ the 13Coins, and the musical works of Neil Diamond. He loved gardening, golfing, the Golf channel, gambling on the occasional horse and spoiling his grandchildren. He always loved and looked out for his nieces and nephews like they were his own. He was a founding member of the First Friday Poker Club where he faithfully...

    In lieu of flowers, if you wish to honor Arnie’s memory, please consider a donation to the Seattle Latvian School & Evangelical Church.


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