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Fred Waggoner, 87, of Raymond and North Bend, Washington, passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 16th. He died of natural causes. He is survived by his children, Susan Comeau, Doug Waggoner, Denise Ritthaler, Tim Waggoner, Donald Waggoner, Fred Waggoner and Vicki Van Tassel. In addition he left behind 16 Grandchildren and over 25 Great Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Violet and his grandson David McDonnell. He also leaves behind his last love, Annabelle Romane, whom he shared much laughter with during the final years of his life.
He was a lifelong member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. For many years he served in a professional capacity as a member of the National IAMAW Staff. He retired in 1990 and spent his retirement between his two homes in Raymond and North Bend when he was not traveling to see his family at their various locations across the country. A Military Service and interment will be on September 5th at 10:00 a.m. at Tahoma National Cemetery in Tacoma, Washington. There will be a tribute luncheon for family and friends in North Bend following this service. There will also be another luncheon for family and friends at Willapa United Methodist Church in Raymond on Saturday, September 6th at 1 p.m. He will truly be missed by those who loved him.