Eugene Orien Royseth
1943 -June 26, 2016
Eugene ‘Gene’ Orien Royseth, a Northport area resident, passed away on June 26, 2016 at the age of 73. Gene was born in Port Gamble, Washington to Einar and Mary (Helland) Royseth. During Gene’s youth the family moved to Kalispell, Montana where he finished out high school.
Gene enlisted in the Navy and served 4 years. He married during this time and had 3 boys; Kris, Kevin and Keith. Gene was an outdoorsman through and through. He especially loved fishing. He most enjoyed hopping in the boat and trolling for trout in local lakes.
Gene met Mary Parker in the Everett, Washington area and in 1994, on what was supposed to be a vacation to Alaska, they decided to marry.
Gene is survived by his wife Mary, three sons; Kris, Kevin and Keith Royseth; step-daughter Linda Lukehart and grandchildren CJ and Kyle.
A Celebration of Gene’s life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice of Spokane (www.hospiceofspokane.org).
Please visit www.danekasfuneralchapel.com and sign the guestbook.
Danekas Funeral Chapel and Crematory has been entrusted with the arraignments.
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