Anton “Pink” Marty
94 of Duvall, WA., passed away July 6th, 2019 at Evergreen Hospital in Kirkland, WA. He was born July 27th, 1924 in Auburn, WA. to Anton Sr. and Marie (Kaelin) Marty. At the age of 5, he moved with his family to the current homestead in Duvall, WA where he, his parents and brothers helped build a dairy farm. On March 18th, 1944 he married Dorothy Sorensen of Monroe, WA., his beloved wife for the past 75 years. In 1948 they purchased the farm where they raised their family and had many gatherings over the years to enjoy Dad’s famous Swiss Macs. After retirement in the late 70’s, they took many trips in their motorhome, with numerous trips to Minnesota to visit their son and grandchildren in Bemidji. He was a member of the Senior Center in both Monroe and Carnation, WA., a charter member of the Monroe Eagles Club, Washington State Dairymen’s Association member and lifelong member of the Monroe Swiss Club. He is survived by his wife Dorothy, children Mike (Marilyn) of Duvall, Larry (Kathy deceased) of Snohomish, WA., Darlene Thorpe (Brian) of Monroe, Deb Lawson (Tom) of Duvall and Roger (Patti) of Groveland, FL. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren including Chris (Amy), Khelsee Berry (Nic) and Clayton (Paige) all of Bemidji, 23 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his son Walter, parents Anton Sr. and Marie, brothers Vic and Frank and daughter-in-law Kathy. A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, July 25th. Memorials can be made to the Monroe Swiss Club at PO Box 413, Duvall, WA. 98019.