Services
ROSARY
  • ST. PIUS X CATHOLIC CHURCH
  • 22209 - 58th Avenue W
    Mountlake Terrace, Washington 98043
    December 11, 2017
    Begins at 10:30 am
    Ends at :00

    FUNERAL MASS
  • ST. PIUS X CATHOLIC CHURCH
  • 22209 - 58th Avenue W
    Mountlake Terrace, Washington 98043
    December 11, 2017
    Begins at 11:00 am
    Ends at :00

    RECEPTION
  • ST. PIUS X CATHOLIC CHURCH
  • 22209 - 58th Avenue W
    Mountlake Terrace, Washington 98043
    December 11, 2017
    Following Funeral Mass

    GRAVESIDE
  • HOLYROOD CATHOLIC CEMETERY
  • 205 NE 205th
    Shoreline, Washington
    December 11, 2017
    Following Reception

    John Harold  Michaelson
    April 26, 1928
    Ketchikan, Alaska
    November 30, 2017
    Lynnwood, Washington
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    John was born in Ketchikan, AK on April 26, 1928 and passed away on Nov. 30th. His family moved to Juneau when John Harold was young. He and his extended family were deeply involved in the salmon industry and young Harold had to work the "fish traps" outside of town for several days at a time.

    His family moved to Seattle during his high school years and met a new neighbor from Idaho, Patty Hays. They eventually announced their engagement and his future mother in law Rose said: "That's the dumbest idea I've ever heard!" But it worked out for over 60 years!

    Harold volunteered for St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Pius X Parish, Little League Baseball (Santa Rosa, CA), Knights of Columbus and for St. Philips Church, San Francisco.

    During his career, Harold worked for the National Bank of Commerce (later Rainier Bank), as a National Bank Examiner, for Seattle First National Bank and Peoples/US Bank; also as a business consultant and for the US Census Bureau.

    He served in the US Marine Corps from 1946 to 1948, stationed in the Philippines, and in the Korean War (called up from the reserves in 1950). An interesting story from Korea:

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