March 31, 1922 - March 14, 2012
Beloved mother, grandmother and sister and long time Waitsburg resident, Alma Edith Borgen Newbury, 89, died March 14, 2012, at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia. She was born on Mar 31, 1922, to Renalder and Clara Borgen in Baudette, Minn. She met Arthur Newbury in Davenport, Wash., and they married on May 14, 1951, in Spokane. They had two children, A. Bryan, and Robert. They lived in several areas of Washington eventually settling in Waitsburg. Arthur preceded her in death in 1986. She remained in Waitsburg until 2009 when she moved to Olympia to be closer to family.
Alma is survived by two sons, A. Bryan, Olympia, Robert (Clarece), Sumner, Wash.; three grandchildren, Rhonda (Kyle) Juergens, Nooksack, Wash., Anna (Kris) Johnson, Puyallup, Wash., Nicholas (Erin) Newbury, Lansing, Mich.; four great-grandchildren, Avery and Kendall Juergens, Morgan Johnson and Selma Newbury; three brothers, Lester, Virginia, Robert (Joyce). Anatone, Wash., and Melvin (Pat), Baudette, Minn., Fern (Bob) Alexon, Lakeville, Minn.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 2:30 p.m. at the Waitsburg First Christian Church, Mike Ferrians officiating.