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Obituary: Mary Jane Elliott, Former Emmanuel Episcopal Organist, 79

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 745 Front Street S. in Issaquah.

Mary Jane Elliott, of lssaquah, died on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at the age of 79 years of age.

She was born November 19, 1933 in Boyne City, MI the daughter of Harry and Clara Tompkins. She graduated from Boyne City High School and was the salutatorian of her class. After graduating from the University of Michigan Nursing School, she started her life's work in nursing at Mercer Island Pediatrics. She then worked for Doctors Hospital, and finally at Swedish Hospital as Head Nurse of the nursery, and post partum, retiring in 1996.

She was an active church member and chorister of every church she belonged to in her lifetime. She was gifted musically, not only as an alto, but at the piano and organ, and served as a substitute organist for Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Mercer Island, and St. Paul United Church of Christ in Ballard.

For the complete obituary published in the Seattle Times, click here.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 745 Front Street S. in Issaquah. Remembrances may be made to Our Savior Lutheran Church. Arrangements were made by Flintoft's Funeral Home, 425-392-6444.

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