Mae Charlotta Florence
Mae was born in Chicago, IL on May 9, 1929 and found comfort and peace on June 9, 2009. She moved with her husband to Bellevue in 1957.Mae was preceded in death by her sister, Lois Johnson. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Gerald, and her daughter, Amy Florence, and granddaughter, Rachel Auestad.Mae attended Monmouth College in Monmouth, IL as a music major and was an accomplished pianist. She was also past Honor Queen for Job’s Daughters and a member of Eastern Star. She had a passion for the arts and music, and was a supporter of animal and wildlife advocacy groups. Mae took great pride in her Scottish heritage with ties to the Gordon clan and McGhiesept.A celebration of her life will be held at Bellevue First Congregational Church, NE 8th Street and 108th Avenue NE, Bellevue at 2:00 PM on Saturday, June 20, 2009.In lieu of flowers, donations in Mae’s name may be made to The Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County (2608 Center Street, Tacoma, WA 98409), Village Theatre (303 Front St N, Issaquah, WA 98027) or The Nature Conservancy in Washington (1917 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101). Arrangements by Sunset Hills Funeral Home, Bellevue, WA, 425-746-1400.