Margaret Petrie


Margaret Petrie
May 26, 1915 - Sept. 5, 2011

Margaret (Marge) Louise Petrie, 96, of Burlington, Wash., passed away on Monday, Sept. 5, 2011, under Hospice care at Where the Heart Is. Marge was born on May 26, 1915, in Milton, to John and Lora Etta (Leighty) Parks. She married Elmer Petrie in Pasco in October of 1931.

Marge was preceded in death by Elmer in 1994, and also her daughter, Muriel Getz. She is survived by her two sons, Duane Petrie of Washington and Doug Kirk of Louisiana; two daughters, Trudy Goldberg of Florida and Laura McDonald of Louisiana; and by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

At Marge's request, no services will be held. Memorials may be made to a favorite charity in her name. Arrangements are in the care of Evans Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., Anacortes, Wash., and the San Juan Islands. To share memories of Marge, please sign the online guest register at


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