Cheryl Stonecipher


Cheryl Stonecipher
Oct. 17, 1946 - Feb. 18, 2011

Cheryl Anne Stonecipher, 64, of Bremerton, passed away on Feb. 18, 2011. She was born to Orval & Arlene Bogle on Oct. 17, 1946, in Walla Walla, at St. Mary's Hospital. She was the youngest of 4 siblings; Gary, Judy, & Lee. Cheryl, lived with her family in Walla Walla until the family moved south to Milton-Freewater, when she was in first grade. Cheryl, always known as Chik, was a fun loving child. She attended Central grade & middle school & graduated from McLoughlin High School in 1964. After graduating from high school she began working as a dental assistant in Walla Walla, until the dentist retired at which time she moved to the Seattle area.

Cheryl met her present husband when she moved into the Camelot apartments in Bremerton, where she lived in an upstairs apartment over Gerry. They were married on May 25, 1979, in Seattle. Cheryl spent 20 years working for Cascade Natural Gas and retired there on a disability in 2000, because of her many medical problems.

The couple has no children, but has always had pets. At present they have two cats, Solomon and Sheba.

She was preceded in death by her father, Orval Bogle; mother, Arlene; and her brother, Gary. She is survived by her husband, Gerry Stonecipher at home; her sister, Judy Hilliard and her husband of Milton-Freewater; a brother, Lee Bogle and his wife of Prineville, Ore.; and many nieces nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, at the Manette Community Church at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers please make donations to St. Jude's Hospital, Hospice of Kitsap County, Kitsap County Humane Society, and the Manette Community Church. Please visit to leave a tribute.


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