Anna Ammaretta Munds

Anna Ammaretta Munds
Anna Ammaretta Munds

Anna Ammaretta Munds, age 90 of Oroville, Washington passed away July 7, 2015 at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket, Wash. She was born June 13, 1925 to parents Fred and Elsie Stevenson.

Anna was the second child born in a family of thirteen, so she helped take care of her younger siblings. At age 18 she married Arthur Meyer and they had two daughters, Sheryl Kay and Wilma Jane. They lived near Arlington, WA until 1964 when they moved to Forks, Wash. on the Olympic Peninsula. After Arthur passed away she married Bill Munds.

Anna was a hard working woman, raising a vegetable garden every year as well as cooking and sewing for her family. She volunteered in her community teaching sewing skills through the 4-H Club. She also taught Sunday School at the little Bethel Chapel Church for many years. She was quick to help people in need. She crocheted and knitted hundreds of winter hats for children because she wanted them to be warm in the winter.

Anna was a loving wife and mother with many talents. She worked many jobs through the years, but her favorite was being Post Mistress at LaPush and Carlsborg, Wash..

She was a member of The Assembly of God Church, and Retired the Retired Postmasters.

She is survived by daughters Sheryl Kay Van Derschelden of Sequim, Wash. and Wilma Jane Colburn of Oroville, Wash. and one grandchild, Angela Jane Jacobsen of Sequim, Wash. Anna’s surviving siblings are Helen Hysom, Joe Coffman, Betty Peterson, Mary Hopkins and Edith Blackmore. She has numerous nieces and nephews too numerous to list here. She loved all her family and attend every family reunion.

Anna was preceded in death by her parents and the following brothers and sisters: Aaron Coffman, Harry Coffman, Bill Coffman, Jessie Beck, Barbara Maples, Agnes Maurice and Peggy Buston.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 10 at the Oroville United Methodist Church, 908 Fir Street, Oroville, Wash. Memorials may be made for a bench in Anna’s name to Oroville Steetscape, P.O.Box 299, Oroville, WA 98844

Everyone is welcome, and there will be a hot meal served immediately after the memorial at the same location.

Bergh Funeral Service and Crematory in care of arrangements.