Florence (Kukla) Wilkinson

Florence (Kukla) Wilkinson of Sammamish, WA. passed away on July 18, 2017 at her home. She was under the loving care of Hospice and the Caring Angels at the time of her death.
Florence was born on February 27, 1938 to Nick and Rose Kukla of Dunn County, North Dakota. She attended Country School from grades 1 thru 8 and graduated from Killdeer High School in 1955.
She lived in Seattle and Sammamish since 1955 and had a long career as the Office Manager for a construction company. In 1975, she married Willie Wilkinson in North Bend, Washington. They moved to Issaquah (now Sammamish) in 1977.
She leaves behind her Step Daughters Linda Goforth and Sandra Allianic, Step Grandchildren Denise Keiloff and Jason Goforth and Step Great Grandson Blake Goforth. She is survived by her Sister Francis Bell, and Brothers Laurence Kukla, Donald Kukla, and Nick Kukla.
She was preceded in death by her Parents, Brother Clarence Kukla and Husband Willie Wilkinson.
Florence was an avid gardener and shared her flowers with neighbors and friends. It was not unusual to see a vehicle drive by and stop to look at her yard. She also made porcelain dolls and collected dolls as well as many pieces of antique furniture. She enjoyed fun times at the casino and attending many movies with friends.
At her request, cremation has taken place and no service will be held. Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of King County in her name at 13212 SE Eastgate Way, Bellevue, WA 98005 or to the Dunn County Veterans Memorial Wall at attn.: Fran Bell PO Box 67, Killdeer, ND 58640.


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