Cleo Maxine Austin
July 25, 1925
December 18, 2011
Cleo Maxine Austin, 86, of Sequim, passed away on December 18, 2011, of cancer. She was born July 25, 1925, in Elgin, Ore. to Joseph Belle and Ella Mary (Hobbs) Scott.
Cleo married Robert Andrew Austin in 1948, in Pendleton, Ore. Robert preceded her in death on May 25, 2005.
Mrs. Austin enjoyed ceramics, oil painting, bonsai, piano, and jewelry making.
She was a member of the Faith Baptist Church, Quimper Grange in Port Townsend, and the Bonsai and Rock clubs of Port Townsend.
Mrs. Austin is survived by her son Drew Austin of Sequim; daughters Cindy Nordberg (Mike) of Hadlock, Wash., Elaine Gray (John) of Fullerton, Calif.; sisters Verna Miller of Metolius, Ore., Ione Hinze of Elgin, Ore., Florence Shaffer (Larry) of Elgin, Ore., Alberta Eckstien (Loren) of Palmer Junction, Ore., and Beverly Jacobs (Eldon) Lake Havasu, Ariz.; brothers Lawrence Scott of Wallowa, Ore., Albert Scott (Maxine) of Wallowa, Ore., and Jonny Scott of Aloha, Ore.; grandchildren Bob Nordberg, Barry Nordberg, and Deborah Nordberg, all of Hadlock, Wash., and Leon Thomas Rogers of Fullerton, Calif., and Tamera Suzanne Allman of Moyock, N.C.; great-grandchildren Aaron Nordberg, Leah Nordberg and Nicholas Nordberg all of Bainbridge Island, Wash., Michael Nordberg, Madeline Nordberg, Grand Nordberg/Williams, Jadeah Nordberg/Williams, and Natayleah Nordberg/Williams, all of Hadlock, Wash., and Sara Allman of Moyock, N.C.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; brother-in-law Amandus 'Bud' Miller; brothers and sisters-in-law Jack and Janet Scott, Richard Scott, Pete and Rose Scott, and Karen Scott.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, January 14, 2011, 1:00 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church, 7652 Old Olympic Hwy, Sequim. A reception will follow the services at the church.
Arrangements under the direction of Sequim Valley Funeral Chapel, Sequim, WA.