The News Tribune, Tacoma, Washington 21 January 2009:
Ethel M. VanSickle 1922 ~ 2009 Ethel M. VanSickle passed away peacefully on Jan. 14, 2009 at the age of 86. Preceded in death by her loving husband of 51 years, Norman, in 2003. She is survived by her 3 daughters: Julie of Tacoma, Bonnie of Seattle and Sue and her husband, Hector Benitez and their children: Christina and Emilio of Buckley, 1 brother; Claire Alexander of Montello, Wisconsin and numerous extended family members. Mom, we love you. You will be greatly missed. Committal Service is Jan. 23, 2009, 10:15AM at Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent, WA. Reception will follow at a family home. Arrangements by Powers Funeral Home, Puyallup, WA.