"... To preserve the memory of the Washington State Department of Transportation fallen workers and to provide assistance to active and retired employees and their families in times of need."
Monthly Memorial Tribute This month we pay tribute to and remember these
WSDOT employees who died in work zone incidents:
Fred G. (Pete) Tegtmeier, March 7, 1955, Northwest Region, highway engineer. Pete was killed while working as an inspector on the Walnut Street Interchange project in Everett.
Vernon E. Curtis, March 20, 1963, Southcentral Region, maintenance lead technician. Vernon died after being struck by a car on Secondary Highway 3E north of Walla Walla.
Richard I. Temple, March 30, 1951, Olympic Region, highway engineer. Richard was electrocuted while working near Tokeland in Pacific County.
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2017 WSDOTMF Events
Memorial Foundation Remembers Claudia Lindahl
Foundation Past President Greg Selstead (far right) recognizes Tom Lindahl, husband of Claudia while her son Pietr (seated) and her mother Rosie Gray (seated) look on. Nguyen Dang (WSDOT supervisor) is standing in front of a photo of Claudia at her Celebration of Life event held on February 22, 2017.
2017 NWR Design/Construction Conference
Don Clotfelter and Bill Ford attended the 2017 NWR Design/Construction Conference at the Shoreline Conference Center on behalf of the WSDOT Memorial Foundation February 28 & March 1 2017.
Marty Weed Honored
This photo was taken during a retirement celebration for Marty Weed on Wednesday. During this event, we presented Marty with a Plaque with a President's coin in recognition for his leadership is establishing the Worker Memorial and bringing the National Work Zone Memorial Wall to the WSDOT Worker Memorial in 2014. In his career at WSDOT, Marty has been a strong advocate for worker safety work zone awareness! Pictured (L to R): Kevin Dayton, President; Greg Selstead, Immediate Past President, Marty Weed, and Troy Cowan, President Elect.
New Dahlia Collection
Introducing a New Dahlia Collection honoring one of the WSDOT Fallen Workers.
It's called the Billy 'Bud' Rhynalds'
Worker Memorial Collection and
it's made up of a collection of oranges
and one red Cornel dahlia,
which was Billy's favorite.
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