Former Kenai resident Lucien A. Caro II died Friday, May 7, 2004, at his home in Sequim, Wash. He was 85.
Services were held Saturday, May 29, at Trinity Methodist Church in Sequim, with Pastor Gisela Taber officiating. Mr. Caro's remains were cremated, and his ashes will be scattered in Kenai at a later date.
Mr. Caro was born April 28, 1919, to Louise (Seicshnaydre) and Lucien A. Caro Sr. in Louisiana. He served in the U.S. Army in both the European and Pacific theaters during World War II and was a staff sergeant at the time of his discharge.
He moved to Kenai in 1947, and married Virginia L. Eide on Feb. 24, 1957. He was a welder and owner of Luke's Welding and Stran Steel Buildings in Kenai.
In 1973, he moved to Washington, where he lived in Bainbridge Island and later Sequim. He became a skilled woodworker and enjoyed reading and music. He was known for his sweet peas, which he shared generously. He also is a past member of Holy Rollers RV Club and a member of the North Olympic Fruit Club.
Mr. Caro is survived by his wife, Virginia, of Sequim; sons, Nick Miller of Kenai, Terry Miller of Anchorage and Lucien A. Caro III of Bainbridge Island; daughters, Kathi Reynolds of Fairbanks, Merinda Gascon of Breaux Bridge, La., and Beth Feller of Washington; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter in Alaska.
The family requests no flowers. Memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice of Clallam County, P.O. Box 2014, Port Angeles, WA 98362 or Trinity United Methodist Church of Sequim Building Fund, P.O. Box 3697, Sequim, WA 98382.
Arrangements were made by Sequim Valley Funeral Chapel in Sequim.
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