Gail Emanuels Stickles
Gail Emanuels Stickles of Renton, WA passed away on May 1, 2013 in Issaquah Washington. She was 83 years of age.
Gail was born on May 27, 1929, to Hubert Stanley Emanuels and Elizabeth Elaine Harvey Emanuels. She was born with her fraternal twin, Donald. She was raised on the shores of Lake Washington in Seattle and had a love for the water and outdoors. She graduated from Lincoln High School and attended the University of Washington. She was active in the Seattle First Methodist Church where she met and married Paul Hamilton Stickles on June 30, 1955. She made her life as a homemaker and Mother to their two children Elaine and Duane. Gail was instrumental in the formation of Aldersgate United Methodist Church of Bellevue. Over the years she was successful in the annexation of Newport Hills into the City of Bellevue and the construction of the South Bellevue Community Center. Gail was a Past Worthy Matron of Lakeside Chapter #202 Order of the Eastern Star as well as a Past Guardian of Bethels #2 & #28 International Order of Jobs Daughters She enjoyed fishing and camping, and machine and Bunka embroidery. She is survived by her beloved beagle, Molly; daughter, Elaine Stickles (Steve Miollis) of Renton; her son Duane Stickles (Nancy) of Fredericksburg, VA; and her two grandsons, Paul and Peter. Gail was preceded in death by her husband Paul on October 23, 2002. The family suggests remembrances to the Humane Society of the United States at www.humanesociety.org. Friends are invited to share memories and sign the family’s on-line guest book at www.fintofts.com.