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Ann Marie Frodel died July 2 after facing 13 years with Level 4 cancer. She was 70.

Ever a compassionate person, she left this world a better place, touching the lives of so many.

Ann was born to Esther and Hickman Sommerseth, Nov. 28, 1942 in Seattle.  She graduated from NKHS as class co-valedictorian in 1960. Ann then graduated with honors from UW in 1964 with a degree in music and teaching. She married the love of her life, Ed Frodel, in 1965. They had two daughters, Meg and Kara.

Ann taught at Wolfle Elementary for 28 years, before retiring due to her illness. Ann deeply influenced the lives of many including her family, leaving behind her husband, Ed; daughters, Meg Frodel and Kara (Chris) Swanson; and grandchildren Espen, Ellie and Cora.

A celebration of Ann’s life will take place on July 28, 2 p.m. at the Suquamish Community House (House of Awakened Culture) at 725 NE Parkway, in Suquamish. A reception will follow at the Suquamish United Church of Christ.  (18732 Division Ave. NE, Suquamish 98392).

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Kitsap County or a charity of choice.

— Family of Ann Marie Frodel



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