Update 10:50 a.m. Thursday:
A full obituary for Clemens Himmelspach was published in the Seattle Times today. An exerpt follows:
Clem started life on the family farm in Oliver County, ND and attended rural county school. He met a girl from a neighboring farm and on September 27, 1954 married that girl, Leona G. Heck and subsequently had four children.
While living in North Dakota, Clem worked for Northern Pacific Railroad and also gave 2 years serving his country in the United States Army.
In 1968 Clem moved his young family to Seattle where he joined his bother-in-law, Edward Heck, in the window business, which relocated to Woodinville, Wa in 1970. Clem and his brother-in-law also built, owned and operated H&H Mall in downtown Woodinville.
For many years, Clem was involved in the Woodinville Lion's Club and served a term as President. He was a member of the Woodinville business community for 42 years.
Funeral information, according to Evergreen Washelli:
- Vigil on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 at 7 p.m. at Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Catholic Church.
- Memorial service on Saturday, Dec. 22, 1012 at 10 a.m. at Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Catholic Church.
- Inurnment in Holyrood Cemetery after luncheon.
Cemetery: Map to Holyrood Cemetery, Shoreline
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to: Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Catholic Church Building Fund or Disabled American Veterans, Seattle #2.
Longtime Woodinville resident and business owner Clemens Himmelspach, 79, passed away Dec. 17 in Bellevue, according to a post on the Evergreen Washelli funeral home website.
The obit says he was born April 13, 1933, in Mandan, North Dakota.
He is survived by his wife Leona; son Paul Himmelspach; daughters Patricia (Daniel) Caufman, Pamela Smith, Paulette (Sean) Bauman; granchildren Cole, Chadd, Kevin, Kimberly, Dustin, Cody and Jessie.
Funeral information is pending.