Winifred I. (Wallace) Husby passed from this life on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 with her family at her side. Winnie was born March 13, 1927, in Seattle to Charles and Helen Cox.
She lived in the Ballard area and married Loren Johnson in 1945. They had two daughters while residing in the Richmond Beach area. In 1953, Winnie met and married Gordon Husby. They moved to Camano Island, Wash., in 1953, and they had a son who was born in 1954.
They lived in the greater Stanwood area for the remainder of their married life until the death of her husband Gordon in 1988.
In 1992 Winnie married Kenneth Wallace and they moved to Arizona for 20 years. In 2012 Kenneth passed away and Winnie moved back to the Stanwood area to spend her last seven years with her large extended family.
She was preceded in death by her two sisters, Barbara Hansen and Patricia Stolpe; brother David Cox; and son-in-law Dennis Riker.
Winnie is survived by 4 children, stepson David Husby (Barbara); daughters Lynda Lindstrom (Dave), Vickie Riker; son Gordy Husby (Kim); 14 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and 8 great-great-grandchildren. Winnie is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews who have been apart of her life since 1945.
A memorial service at noon Oct. 12, 2019, at Gilbertson Funeral Home, Stanwood, Wash. A light luncheon will immediately follow the service.