Colia, Dessie (Jenkins) (October 25, 1906 - May 16, 1997)
Douglas Budget - June 4, 1997Dessie Colia, 90, died May 16 at Evergreen Vista in Kirkland, Wash., of bacterial pneumonia.
Mrs. Colia was born Oct. 25, 1906, and came to Douglas by covered wagon from Fargo, N.D., when she was very young. She lived in Douglas many years before moving to Bothell, Wash. She was buried in Douglas Park Cemetery next to her husband, Charles, who proceeded her in death by 10 months.
Her youngest daughter, Margaret preceded her in death by many years.
She is survived by daughters Minnie(George)Hoffman of Seattle, Betty Minor of Bothell, and Dorothy Daum of Sequim, Wa.; sister Elsie George of Douglas; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.