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MaryBeth Myrvang | Passages

July 21, 2013 · Updated 2:23 PM

MaryBeth Myrvang / Contributed

POULSBO — MaryBeth Myrvang died June 20. She was 83.

She was born in Bremerton to Edward and Ruth (Johnson) Sterneman on Nov. 11, 1929. She grew up in Silverdale and graduated from Central Kitsap High School in 1947. She attended Whitman College, majoring in music.

She married Loyd on March 21, 1950. They moved to Kahlotus and lived in the one-room school where Loyd taught for two years. They moved back to Poulsbo and lived in the same home for more than 57 years.

She was an active member of First Lutheran Church and served as the organist for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Loyd. Survivors include her children, Constance (Denis) Stenwick, Michael (Lynn) Myrvang, Cheryl (Mike) Tague, all of Poulsbo, and Penny (Dave) Barta of Goldendale; sisters-in-law, Lenore (Bob) Ley of Poulsbo and Lila (Gary) Morris of Hansville; 21 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family thanks the caregivers at Country Manor.

A memorial organ concert featuring Douglas Cleveland of Seattle will be held July 27, 3 p.m at First Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the organ fund at First Lutheran Church of Poulsbo or charity of your choice.

— Family of MaryBeth Myrvang



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