Valeria Joyce Hinish | Obituary

Beloved Mother, Grandmother,

Great Grandmother, Great-Great

Grandmother and friend to many

passed away on June 23rd, 2020.

She was born April 27th,

1932 in Salem, Oregon and grew

up in Coos Bay. Val was a strong

women of faith, attended Steel

Lake Presbyterian Church, loved

working in the garden, inspired and

guided countless people through

her life working at Johnny’s Dock, Bates Vocational

and the Goodwill, also over the years she wrote many

memoirs, poems and prayers. After retirement she served

as a deacon, lead bible study, enjoyed dancing with her

Red Hat friends, loved to travel and was a big part of our

family events, she was always encouraging, graceful and

had a beautiful kind soul.

She was preceded in death by her husband George

in 2006, brother Fred Schultz Jr. in 2004 and daughter

Debbie in 1967. She is survived by daughters Crystalee

Sweeting (David) and Rhonda Forsyth (David), sons

Ronald Phillips (Sue) and Edward Phillips (Terri), brother

Irv Schultz (Wendy), 17 grandchildren, many great

grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Her interment into the Tahoma National Cemetery

will be Thursday, July 2nd followed by a reception and

celebration of Life with the immediate family. A memorial

will be planned for Steel Lake Presbyterian (@Calvary

Lutheran Church) when current restrictions are lessened.


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