Joan Rose (Crooks) Mest, 79, of Everett, WA passed away on April, 13, 2013.
Joan was active in the Girl Scouts in Monroe and was a Girl Scout leader for many years in St. Louis, as well. She volunteered as a Service Unit Registrar in Monroe, was very active with her church quilters at St. Luke’s Church in Bellevue, and had a passion for gardening, traveling and dining out, and also enjoyed cooking for her friends and family.
Joan is preceded in death by her father, John A.; mother, Rose; and brother, John W. Crooks.
Joan is survived by her husband, Henry H. Mest of Everett; her daughter, Elaine Thaete (Brian) of Monroe; her sons, Kevin Mest (Betty) of Edmonds, WA and Carl Mest (Rita) of Redmond, WA. Joan is also survived by her grandchildren, Ann Milkowski (Stanislaw), Michelle McClintock (Alex), Patrick Mest, Michael Thaete, and Elena Mest.
A viewing was held at Evergreen Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 16 and Joan’s Funeral Mass took place at Immaculate Conception Church on Wednesday, April 17.
Please visit www.evergreen-fh.com to leave your condolences on Joan’s online guestbook. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Girl Scouts of Western Washington, 601 Valley St., Seattle, WA 98109.