Jean Sumney

Jean Bernice Stembridge Sumney died Feb. 13 in Auburn. She was 85.

She was born to Arthur Cruse and Mary Elizabeth Phillips on Oct. 14, 1917 in Seattle, and grew up in the Star Lake area.

Her father served on the first Federal Way school board.

Survivors include her son, Dale Stembridge of Auburn; a daughter, Dannielle Leaverton of Auburn; a brother, Ted Cruse of Federal Way; and three grandchildren.

Inurnment was at Mountain View Cemetery in Auburn.

The family suggests that memorials be made to the Washington Education Association Children’s Fund, 33434 Eighth Ave. S., Federal Way, WA 98003.

Arrangements are by Covington Memorial Service.