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John Paul Sulonen died April 15, a day after his 77th birthday.

He was born in Nashwauk, Minn. At 5, he moved with his family to Bremerton, eventually graduating from Silverdale High.

After serving in the Navy, John Paul earned degrees at Olympic College and the UW. He married Sally Jones in 1959, and was a loving father to sons Kevin and Erik.

He worked at the UW Applied Physics Lab, University Hospital, and Honeywell. He played bass and guitar in a band and sang in the St. Barnabas choir.A longtime Kitsap County resident, John Paul’s warmth, kindness and spirit attracted many friends. He will be greatly missed.

Service at St. Barnabas Episcopal, April 28, 10 a.m. Reception follows. Online guest book at www.cookfamilyfuneralhome.com.

— Family of John Paul Sulonen

 

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