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From: Liz Davis <>
Subject: [CHINA] John Stenhouse obituary
Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2000 19:35:37 -0800


Eastside Journal, Bellevue, Washington
January 16, 2000
p. A4

John Stenhouse
John Stenhouse of Kirkland died Jan. 12, 2000, at the Care Center at
Kelsey Creek. He was 91.
Mr. Stenhouse was born Jan. 22, 1908, in Chungking, China. He
graduated
in 1926 from the Repton School in England. He had lived on the Eastside
for 50
years.
He married Mary-Alyce Burleigh, Nov. 9, 1973, in Seattle.
He worked as an independent financial planner and retired in 1973.
Mr. Stenhouse was a member of the Washington State Democratic
Party, the
American Civil Liberties Union and North Rose Hill Neighborhood Association.
He was past president of the Eastshore Unitarian Church and the Mercer Island
School Board and was an organizer for the Group Health Cooperative.
He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, watercolor and sketching. He was a
political activist and very involved in the peace movement.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Nicola
Yarbrough of Bainbridge Island and Iona Stenhouse of Seattle; sister Bea
Pearson of Lewes, England; and three grandchildren.
A private family service will be held.
Remembrances may be made to the Northshore Adult Day Center in care of
the Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell, WA 98011.
Bleitz of Bellevue Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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