Alice Marie Furman age 90, formerly of Oak Harbor, Washington, passed away in Mt. Vernon on September 3, 2012.
She was born in DeLong, Illinois to William and Eva E. Steele. She was one of six children. Alice moved with her family to Whidbey Island to be close to her brother who was stationed at Fort Casey.
Alice worked in the PX at Fort Casey. Later, she met Paul E. Furman while working at the Snack Shack in Langley. They were married on February 27, 1947. They were a blended family of 3 children. Alice enjoyed many crafts through her life. Among them; candle making, fabric painting, gardening and canning. She was a very social person who loved to visit family and friends. She and Paul attended The Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Langley.
Alice was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and three brothers, Kenneth, Charles and William. She is survived by her stepson, David Furman, her son, James Furman and her daughter, Paulette Stewart. Also her brother, Roger Steele and her sister, Jean Porter, four grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Memorial Services will be held on Monday, September 10, at 11:00 AM at Burley Funeral Chapel in Oak Harbor, Washington.