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Barbara Gumtow
In Memory of
Barbara Jean
1942 - 2017
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Obituary for Barbara Gumtow

Long-time Aberdeen resident Barbara Jean Gumtow passed away at Capital Medical Center in Olympia on Wednesday, September 27th, 2017. She was 75. Barbara was born to Leo White and Florida Bessie (Bakotich) on July 14th, 1942 in Aberdeen grew up in Hoquiam. She also lived in Elma. Barbara was a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at Oakhurst Nursing Home and retired in 2004. She enjoyed playing Bingo and Mahjong. On June 24th, 1972 Barbara married Walter Gumtow in Aberdeen.
Barbara is survived by her son Scott Churchel of Elma; brother Leo John White of Hoquiam; sisters Sharon Lowery and Kathy James of Aberdeen; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Walter Gumtow in January of 2016, her parents Leo and Florida, and her sister Christine Brooks of Hoqiuam.
A Celebration of Life potluck will be held on Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at 2 p.m. at the Aberdeen VFW, 105 E Heron St, Aberdeen, WA 98520. To share memories please visit Harrison Family Mortuary of Aberdeen is honored to assist the family.

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