"... 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:
Henry D. Willis, April 16, 1954, Southwest Region, engineer laborer. Henry was killed while drilling a test hole near PUD electrical lines on a highway relocation project between Cathlamet and Skamokawa. A co-worker received an electrical shock trying to save Henry, but survived.
Harrell J. Shull, April 29, 1959, South Central Region, maintenance technician. Harrell was killed near Saddle Mountain east of Ellensburg when he was struck by a passing vehicle while removing trash from a ditch along a highway. A co-worker was also injured in the crash.
2017 College Educational Grant Deadlines
2017 College Educational Grant applications are due on or before May 1, 2017.
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New Foundation Member
Kris Rietmann, mountain climber, WSDOT communicator and Memorial Foundation supporter, as she acclimatizes to elevation at Gorak Shep and heads to Everest base camp at 18,000 feet. All signs point to Everest!
The annual RWSDOTE (retirees) luncheon meeting is coming up and will be held on Wednesday, May 17th, at Restaurant 1751 at Panorama City in Lacey, WA.
Further information available at email@example.com or call Pat Morin at (360) 480-1514.
New Foundation Member
Foundation board member Don Clotfelter with our newest Foundation member, Sam Williams Jr., Southwest Region.
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.
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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Washington State Department of Transportation Memorial Foundation
120 State Ave. NE, #303 - Olympia, WA - 98501