Russell Louis McClintick Sr.

Russell Louis McClintick Sr.

Life long Kirkland resident Russell Louis McClintick Sr. died August 13, 2016 at Evergreen Hospice in Kirkland, WA. He was born in his family home on Rose Hill to Charles H. and Eleanor McClintick on September 14, 1926.

He graduated from Kirkland High School in the class of 1944. Prior to graduation he enlisted in the Marine Corp where he served in the 2nd Marine Division on Saipan, Tinian, Okinawa and Japan.

Russ married Freddie Ann Huelsdonk of Mt. Vernon on June 26, 1948 after completing 2 years a Skagit Community College and working at radio station KBRC, “the voice of Skagit Valley”. He earned his BA from Western Washington College of Education in 1950 and MA from the University of Washington in 1965. Russ taught 2 years in Highline School District before returning to the Lake Washington School District where he taught elementary school and was a principal until 1980.

He was a volunteer fireman in Kirkland for 35 years where he was trained and licensed as an EMT. He served as an Evergreen Hospital Commissioner from 1980 to 1997.

Russ is survived by his sister Betty Gaudy, two daughters Patricia (Marv) Hiebert and Mary Menard, daughter-in-law Patricia McClintick, granddaughters Crysta (Gus) Weigel, and Anna (John) Heckman, grandsons Russell McClintick III and Jonathan McClintick and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Freddie Ann and his son Russell McClintick Jr.

A memorial will be held 1 pm Thursday, August 25th at Lake Washington United Methodist Church – 7525 132nd Ave NE, Kirkland.

You may share memories with the family at bartonfuneral.com.

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