Nancy C. (Sautell) Stalder (“Mother”) was born November 23, 1938, at Elmway, Okanogan, Washington to Eva E. (Cheetham) Sautell and Walter F. Sautell. She was raised in Okanogan, went to high school in Okanogan, and lived on and off between the Okanogan/Omak space and Montana her early grownup years. On September 26, 2020, she handed away in Omak, surrounded by love.
Mother married her soulmate (her “horny man”) Ken Stalder (“Dad”) on July 29, 1961. They’d two “good” boys in Walter Stalder (Barb) and Jack L. Stalder (predeceased), and two “wild” ladies in Daybreak Stalder (Caryl Nielsen) and Denise Stalder (Mother all the time had excessive hopes). Mother was grandma to Danielle Sharp (Ezra), Rebecca Fuller (Invoice Hallam), Walter Stalder (Madyson Fries), and grammie to Skylar Stalder (in addition to actually being Skylar’s second mum or dad). She was “grandma nice” to Cadance Sharp, Brooklyn Sharp, and Kallie Fuller. Mother and Dad additionally raised for a short while a niece and nephew, Daniel & Wendy, in addition to a number of of their youngsters’ associates.
She was preceded in demise by her dad and mom, her husband Kenny, her youngest son Jack, her favourite brother Walter “Dell” Sautell, and her sister Louise Muguerza. She has one surviiving sibling, Joan “Lee” Kimball.
Mother wore many hats in her life – she was a waitress, after which housewife/mother, head of housekeeping, co-owner with Dad of a minimart, co-manager with Dad at two non-public campgrounds in Cle Elum the place they lived and loved the world for a few years. She labored in retail till retirement, after which afterwards labored full-time maintaining the remainder of us in line.
Mother cherished so many issues in her life.
She cherished her pets – all the time a canine or cat needing a loving house. She cherished sports activities – she was an particularly proud and enthusiastic supporter of her youngsters and grandkids, and undoubtedly of the Seahawks and Zags.
She cherished passing on to household her fond recollections – equivalent to her early years in Mazama along with her cousin Billy, whom she reconnected with after 40 years. She reached out to him by the use of pc—which we knew she may all the time navigate simply superb – and shared with us “LOL”, which can endlessly be remembered as “numerous love”!
Mother cherished touring – a few of her favourite locations to trip with Dad (and generally us youngsters—although we weren’t all the time probably the most excited touring companions) had been British Columbia and Alberta. She loved many summer time holidays at Palmer Lake and journeys to the Oregon coast. Mother cherished the water, particularly the ocean. She was in a position to take pleasure in a later in life journey to Maui for her greatnephew’s marriage ceremony (which was the theme for her final tattoo – sure, her “final” tattoo!). Mother even took one other later in life “Thelma and Louise” roadtrip with a buddy and, for individuals who know our household, she was undoubtedly “Thelma” – sufficient stated.
Mother loved going locations along with her youngsters and grandkids; she loved walks, puttering in her yard and flowers, and being round individuals. She appreciated to train – each her physique and her vocal chords. Mother was often keen to strive one thing a minimum of as soon as (tequila pictures with KC, tattoos – we guess Dad was shocked!
She was proud to have gone again to high school and gotten her GED, in addition to completeing a Medical Terminology course. She was the winner in her class of the North Cascades Athletic Membership Problem. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Omak. And he or she was a proud, supportive, and loving mom, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
She needed to be remembered as all the time having cherished her youngsters, grandkids, and nice grandkids–and, indubitably, this IS how she will probably be remembered. Mother cherished us all a lot unconditionally, all the time had our backs (even by way of a few of our not so stellar selections). Mother simply needed her youngsters to be completely happy (and financially unbiased )
Her closing message to us was: “I like you all a lot, be good to one another”. We’re all so grateful for having had her in our lives. We are going to maintain her reminiscence in our minds and hearts, the place she’s going to all the time be with us.
We may have a Celebration of Mother’s life when COVID restrictions are lifted.
In lieu of playing cards or flowers, please donate to the Alzheimer’s Affiliation or Okanogan Animal Foster Care.