North Kenai resident Morris A. Quale died Monday, Aug. 6, 2007, at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna. He was 84.
No services are planned at this time.
Mr. Quale was born Aug. 30, 1922, in Seattle. He attended the University of Washington in Seattle. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a radio operator on a submarine chaser.
Mr. Quale worked for 15 years as an engineer with Boeing. He then worked for the city of Seattle as a claims adjuster for the city attorney's office and then retired. He moved to Alaska in May 1999 and lived in Soldotna. He moved to North Kenai in December 1999.
He was Baptist and enjoyed fishing, hunting and was an avid reader. He also went to the Nikiski Senior Center for the last eight years where he excelled at playing cribbage and stumping others with his math problems.
"His sons and daughter will remember him as one of the most intelligent people we will ever know. He was very loving and patient, and had a fantastic sense of humor," his family said.
Mr. Quale was preceded in death by his wife, Marylee.
He is survived by his sons, Donald Quale of Lake Forest Park, Wash., Carl Quale of Kenai and Eric Quale of Everett, Wash.; daughter, Karen Day of Lake Forest Park; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial donations to be sent to Wounded Warrior Project, 6020 A.C. Skinner Pkwy., Ste. 100, Jacsonville, FL 32256.
Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel in Kenai.
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