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Gwendolyn Snodgrass

May 17, 1945 — January 3, 2023

Bay Center

Gwendolyn (Gwen) Mavis Snodgrass (Johnston), born May 17th , 1945, passed on January 3rd , 2023, at the age of 77. Born to Norman Johnston and Mary Jane Frank in Raymond, WA. Gwen was a Quinault tribal member raised in the beautiful town of Bay Center, she attended and graduated at South Bend High School class of ’63. Preceded in death by her parents; Norman Johnston and Mary Jane Nyland, sisters Ronda Axford, Aurylia (Rita) Johnston, Violet (Dee) Bennett, Lavonne Kenneway, Sharon Hatfield and brother Artos (Kim) Bennett, grandchildren Alyssa Jones, Trevor Frank, Terrin Frank and significant other Rich Palo. Survived by her sons; Neil Overstake, James (Jet) Overstake, Frankie Overstake, and Robert Peterson. Daughters; Terra Frank, Ronda Rowe, and Rachael Snodgrass. Sisters Carlene LeBrec, Melba (Bo) Tolliver and Crystal Boothe, as well as 24 grandchildren,12 great grandchildren and special friend John Jones. Gwen loved to spend time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. The strength that could only be gained with years of never giving up on being her best and truest self, something she passed on to her children. A beautiful legacy that will continue for generations. Gwen had a great sense of humor which she held onto until the end. She enjoyed going to the casino, playing bingo and would rather receive scratch tickets than a birthday card. She was loved by so many and will be missed by all who had the pleasure to get to know her.

Service to honor the life of Gwendolyn Mavis Snodgrass (Johnston) will be held
on January 21st , 2023, graveside at the new Bay Center Cemetery on Cemetery Road at
1 p.m.

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Saturday, January 21, 2023

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