November 2, 1953 - December 22, 2019
Susan Charlene Welker ( Avington ) Susan Welker (Avington) 66 of Wenatchee, went to be with our Lord peacefully on Sunday December 22, 2019, surrounded by her family at Central Washington Hospital, following a brief illness, She was born November 2, 1953, to Chuck and Eleanor Welker in Portland OR. She attended Parkrose High School and graduated in 1971 then later in life she attended Wenatchee Valley College and earned an Associate’s Degree in Nutrition. In 1973 Susan married James Avington. Susan grew up in Portland, OR and had lots of friends and family there. The family moved to Idaho Falls for 3 years and returned to Portland, OR. Susan worked in a variety of jobs over the years then she got her Degree in Nutrition and then a Certificate in Caregiving and went to work for the State of Washington. She loved working with people. In her pastime, she was a fishing magician. She loved to fish. You could find her at her fishing hole. She also love to travel to the Oregon Coast to be by the ocean. And, if she wasn’t there, she would be at her family’s cabin. Susan was preceded in death by her father, Chuck Welker. They had two children, Shane Avington of Arizona and Melissa Avington ( Olmos) of Wenatchee; her mother, Eleanor Welker of Wenatchee; her sister, Marieta ( Westermeyer ) of Oregon; brother, Pete Welker of Wenatchee; and 9 grandkids and 3 great-grandkids. We the Family of Susan Welker ( Avington ) would like to thank Central Washington Hospital staff for the great care they did for Susan and to our friends and family for the love and compassion shown to us In this time of great loss, there will be a family graveside service in Milton-Freewater, OR in January. We will have a Celebration of life on Saturday, May 30, 2020 @ Lincoln State Park.
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