Rosanne Lee Walter, age 80, longtime Coupeville resident, passed away on Saturday, Aug.12 at her home, following a lengthy illness.
Rosanne was born on Jan. 31, 1937 in Spokane. She received her master’s degree in music education from Washington State University and had been the director of music in the Coupeville School District for eleven years. She was a Lifetime Member of the Good Sams Club.
Rosanne is survived by her three sisters: Kathie Lawrence (Scott) and Linda Belser (Frank), both of Oroville, Calif., and Chic Hayes of Post Falls, Idaho; and by her brother Richard Reed (Marie) of San Lorenzo, Calif.; by numerous nieces and nephews; also by her dearest friend of many years, Patricia Boushey of Coupeville. In addition, she leaves many former students who loved her.
Services will take place at a later date. Family and friends are encouraged to share memories and condolences at www.whidbeymemorial.com