Earl Finn, Jr.

Obituary of Earl Lloyd Finn, Jr.

Earl Lloyd Finn, Jr. peacefully passed away March 5, 2022, in his family home of nearly 50 years. Earl was 89 years old. He was born December 15, 1932, to Earl Lloyd Finn, Sr. andAmy Ellis Finn in Seattle, Washington.

He graduated from West Seattle High School in 1951. He earned his Bachelors of Science in Fisheries from University of Washington in 1962. He worked for the State of Washington Department of Fisheries for almost 30 years.

Earl married Shirley Baker on June 15, 1963. Together with their daughters, they enjoyed camping, fishing, clamming, and collecting oysters. Earl also coached his daughters’ softball teams for a few years. In their retirement, they enjoyed traveling with their dog, Lacy, in their motorhome where they met many good friends. Earl also enjoyed gardening, especially his dahlias.

Earl is survived by his wife, Shirley; daughters, Barb Del Wraa (Jason Del Wraa), Cindy Murie (David Murie); grandchildren, Justin Reilly, Ashley Murie, Kyle Reilly (Stephanie Ford), Zachary Murie, and Karissa Murie; as well as numerous nephews and nieces. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Richard Finn; and baby daughter, NancyAnn Finn.

The family will hold an open house later this spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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