Tag Archive: Memoriam

VFW Post 8870 Mourns the Passing of our Dear Friend and Comrade Jim Traner

Jim Traner, Vietnam combat veteran, Past Edmonds VFW Post 8870 and VFW District1 Commander and an extremely valued member of our Post, as well as the entire VFW Department of Washington, died of a sudden heart attack Saturday, morning while out fishing.

Jim will be greatly missed by our Post and all of us who depended on him for his friendship and to keep us on course financially and organizationally.

There will be two memorial services for Jim.

August 20, 2023  12:00 pm
Edmonds Waterfront Center
220 Railroad Avenue
Edmonds, WA

August 29, 2023 1:00 pm
Tahoma National Cemetery
18600 SE 240th St
Kent, WA 98042

Obituary from Beck’s Tribute Center: https://becksfuneralhome.com/tribute/details/321517/James-Traner/obituary.html#tribute-start

Celebration of Life for Al Boyett 

Celebration of Life for Al Boyett

Al’s widow Jo Boyette informs us that a celebration of Al’s life will be held at 12:00 Noon, on Sunday, June 4 at Northlake Lutheran Church, 6620 NE 185th St. in Kenmore. 

As we announced in the December issue of this newsletter, Al passed away late last year following a long bout with cancer. Al, an Army veteran, was long time active member of Post 8870, and his wife Jo a leader of the Auxilliary where she continues.