January 10 1933 June 16 2019
Helen Christine Hamilton January 10, 1933 – June 16, 2019 Share this obituary Sign Guestbook| Memorial Donation Helen Christine Hamilton, age 86, a longtime resident of Central Park, died on June 16, 2019 at Montesano Health and Rehabilitation with family by her side. She was born on January 10, 1933, in Alberta, Canada to Sid and Edith (Harper) Nielsen. Around the age of 10, Helen moved with her family to Washington. Helen attended Moclips High School and graduated in 1951. On May 26, 1951, Helen married Vaughn Hamilton. Helen and Vaughn lived in Pacific Beach for many years where they built the Zany Zebra Zip-In restaurant that the family operated for several years. They moved to Central Park in 1975. A little later in life, Helen decided to go back to school and graduated from Grays Harbor College in 1979 with a degree in nursing. She worked as an LPN for the Grays Harbor Community Hospital for many years until retiring in 1993. Helen was a member of the Pacific Beach Gospel Chapel and later the Central Park Baptist Church where she enjoyed serving in various roles including teaching Sunday School and playing the piano. She loved spending time with family and enjoyed many family outings and gatherings. Helen enjoyed traveling to various locations with her husband where they could hunt for rocks to support their hobby of collecting rocks and making jewelry. Helen loved Vaughn so very much and after being married for 62 years her heart was broken when he died in June of 2013. After struggling for the following six years, by the grace of God she is now reunited with him in heaven. Surviving relatives include three daughters, a son, and their spouses; Peggy and Jeff Rockholt of Bakersfield, CA, Kay and Kirk Sund of Hoquiam, Debra Jean Hamilton of Buckley, and Vaughn Jr. and Susan Hamilton of McCleary; a brother, Delmur Nielsen of Central Park; a step-father, Sam Running of Lacey; four grandchildren, Clark Hulet, Trisha Hulet, Lareesa Rockholt and Kelsey Sund-Nava; and five great grandchildren Jade Hulet, Maxx Hulet, Luke Hulet, Ilyana Sund and Erick Nava. Visitation will be at the Coleman Mortuary on Wednesday and Thursday, June 19, 2019, and June 20, 2019 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. On Friday, June 21, 2019, a burial service will be held at the Sunset Memorial Park in Hoquiam at 2:30 pm, followed by a memorial service at 3:30 pm at Saron Lutheran Church, 708 – 8th Street, Hoquiam, WA. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Central Park Baptist Church. Direction is by the Coleman Mortuary, 422 – 5th Street in Hoquiam. Please take a few moments to record your thoughts for the family by signing the on-line register at www.colemanmortuary.net. Print Obituary Sign Guestbook Name: Location: Video: Image: Light A Candle Candle 1 Candle 2 Candle 3 Candle 4 Email: Personal Message: Personal Message (required) Confirm: Submit Guestbook entry
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Helen Christine Hamilton January 10 1933 June 16 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Hoquiam, state: Washington