Elisabeth B. (Wyman) Haubrick, age 76, died from natural causes February 7, 2017, at her home in Montesano.
Known as Bette by many of her friends, she was born May 2, 1940, in Tacoma to Donald S. Wyman and Amy E. (Bentley) Wyman.
Much of her childhood was spent in the Beaver area. She graduated from Montesano High School in 1959. She went on to earn an associate degree in nursing.
She married Herbert Haubrick on December 29, 1962. He preceded her in death May 28, 2016.
Mrs. Haubrick worked for a time at Forks Community Hospital as an LPN. When her first child was born, she became a stay-at-home mother.
In 1969, the family moved to a small farm in the Port Angeles area. She was active in the Grange, Boy Scouts, The Order of the Eastern Star and for a time was certified as an Emergency Medical Technician with Clallam County Fire District 3.
In 2011, she and her husband moved to Montesano.
Mrs. Haubrick enjoyed playing the piano, camping, baking, public service and being involved in her children’s activities. She was awarded the Silver Beaver by the Boy Scouts of America for outstanding service.
Surviving family members include two sisters, Jean Denson of Coquille, Oregon and Jan Thacker of Colorado Springs, Colorado; a foster sister, Taylor Pattainen of Shelton; three sons, Hebert (Bert) Haubrick of Montesano, Donald Haubrick of Sequim and Pete Haubrick of Forks; a daughter, Mary Whitehurst of Dothan, Alabama; and three grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, February 17 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Montesano. Interment and graveside service will follow at the Wynooche Cemetery in Montesano.
A reception will be held at St. John’s following the graveside service.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Montesano Firefighters Association.
Direction is by the Coleman Mortuary, 422 Fifth St. in Hoquiam.
Please take a few moments to record your thoughts for the family by signing the online register at www.colemanmortuary.net.