Curtis L. Mecham
Curtis Leroy Mecham passed away on August 24, 2021 at the age of 91. He was born April 11, 1930 to Leonard and Cora Mecham in Edinburg, North Dakota, the oldest of six children. He grew up in Edinburg where he was baptized and confirmed in the Trinity Lutheran Church. He attended high school in Edinburg and graduated in 1948. He served four years as a cryptographer in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict. Curt moved to Burien, WA following his discharge in 1955. He then began his career at Boeing where he was employed in the Quality Assurance Division. Curt was married to Phyllis Stonebridge in 1957 at Glendale Lutheran Church. They had one daughter, Sandra, married to Philip Tarli. He has two grandchildren, Michael (Dawn) and Melissa (Andy) and two great grandchildren, Porter and Henry. In 1992 Curt retired from Boeing after 37 years of service. In retirement, he enjoyed spending time with family, bowling, gardening, travel tours and cruises. He was a member of Messiah Luther Church, the White Center Eagles and the American Legion Post of Auburn. Curt has four brothers, Elwood (deceased), Bill (Anna), Richard, Merlyn, and a sister, Gloria Blaine (Terry). Curt was laid to rest at Greenwood Memorial Park in Renton, WA on September 8, 2021.