Sharilyn Ketola

Obituary of Sharilyn Marie Ketola

The life of Sharilyn Marie Ketola, 67, was taken on November 16, 2018 in Olympia, Washington, her home of 18 years.  She was born August 27, 1951 to Delbert and Charlotte Arnold in Aberdeen, Washington, and graduated from Hoquiam High School.


Sharilyn married Richard W. Ketola on July 26, 1969.  She entered into a domestic partner relationship with James Wavrin on August 31, 2018. 


She owned Queen Bee Cleaning Service and was a sign language interpreter for North Thurston High School. She also was treasurer at WEA. 


Sharilyn enjoyed shopping, cleaning, hiking, and exploring.  She especially loved her boys and spending time with family. 


She is survived by her sons, Bryan Wayne Ketola of Olympia, and Jeffrey Wayne Ketola of Shelton, Washington; seven grandchildren; and sisters, Debbie Blair and Peggy Arnold. She was predeceased by her parents, Delbert and Charlotte Arnold; and ex-husband, Richard W. Ketola.


Services will be held on Friday, February 1, 2019, 11:00 a.m. at South Sound Manor, 455 North St. SE, Tumwater, WA 98501.  

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Memorial Service

11:00 am
Friday, February 1, 2019
South Sound Manor
455 North Street SE
Tumwater, Washington, United States
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