Joyce Marie Hinshaw

                                                ┌── Wilbur Montgomery Hinshaw
                                                │    1860-1911 
                       ┌── Harold H. Hinshaw ───┤
                       │    1904-1991           │
                       │                        └── May Lacey
                       │                             1872-1951 
Joyce Marie Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1926                │                        ┌── Emil Goltz
D: 1983                │                        │
                       └── Helen Louise Goltz ──┤
                            1906-1987           │
                                                └── Anna N. -
M: Myron F. Nielson

Joyce Marie Hinshaw     [ID 11078] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 1 1926, Washington.1,2,3  

She married Myron F. Nielson, Jun 5 1945, Bellingham, Washington.4,5  Myron, son of Fredrick Nielson & Nellie Whitley, was born Jul 30 1922, Hamilton, Washington.5,6  


Randy Myron Nielson, born Dec 31 1949; married Dec 5 1969, Sharon Simmons (sons: Shawn Nielson and Cameron Nielson).
Kimberlee Louise Nielson, born Oct 21 1955; married Sep 1 1979, William Avery Stiles, III (children: William Avery Stiles IV, Jun 25 1980; Melanie Ann Stiles, Jun 18 1982; Brendan Joseph Stiles, Sept 19 1984) [email: ].

In 1983 Joyce was living in/near Sedro Woolley, Skagit County, Washington.3  

Joyce Marie Hinshaw died Dec 23 1983, Mt. Vernon, Skagit County, Washington; age 57.3,4,7  

In 1993-2005 Myron was still resides in Sedro Woolley, Washington.8,9  

Myron died Oct 9 2013, Skagit Valley Hospital, Mount Vernon, Washington; age 91.10  

Myron's obituary was published in the "Skagit Valley Herald" on October 13, 2013:5

MYRON F. NIELSON (1922 - 2013)

Myron F. Nielson, 91, a lifelong Skagit County resident, passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon.  

He was born on Sunday, July 30, 1922 in Hamilton, WA, the son of Fredrick & Nellie (Whitley) Nielson.  Myron was raised and attended school in Hamilton and graduated from Hamilton High School with the class of 1941.  

On April 20, 1944 he enlisted into the U.S. Navy and served his country in the South Pacific as an airplane mechanic during WW II.  He received his honorable discharge on February 24, 1946.  

On July 5, 1945 he was united in marriage to Joyce Marie Hinshaw in Bellingham and after his discharge they made their home and raised their family just east of Hamilton and where Myron has made his home for the past 65 years.  

Myron worked as a millwright for many years, with much of that for Hanson Lumber Company.  He also worked for 15 years at Mount Baker Hardware in Sedro-Woolley and then as a maintenance supervisor for the Washington State Parks for 15 years until his retirement in 1985.  

Leisure time found Myron fishing, boating or traveling and many fond memories were from when he was a character with the Wild Women of Woolley during the 4th of July.  He also enjoyed helping out friends and neighbors and being with his family.  

Myron is survived by his children and their spouses, Randy & Sharon Nielson of Birdsview and Kim & Bill Stiles, III of Sedro-Woolley; his 5 grandchildren, Shawn Nielson, Cameron Nielson, Avery Stiles, IV (Kellee), Melanie Brown (Jacob) and Brendan Stiles; 3 great-grandchildren, Madeleine Stiles and Josie and Lincoln Brown.  

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Joyce; 3 sisters, Ora Nielson, Vernice Mullen and Ruth Harrington and special friend, Virginia Burress.  

The family request that contributions be made to a charity of your choice in memory of Myron.  

A Graveside Service with Military Honors will be held on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 1:00 PM at the Hamilton Cemetery with Pastor Eric Wangen-Hoch officiating.  A fellowship gathering will follow at the Sedro-Woolley Eagles.  

Visitation will be available at and services under the direction of Lemley Chapel, Sedro-Woolley.  Share memories of Myron and sign the online guest register at

(photo)Photo: Myron F. Nielson 5

Social Security information for Joyce Marie Hinshaw: 538-26-4800


  1. 1930 census, Marcus, Stevens County, Washington; roll T626-2520, ED 49, page 6B, line #79, family #202.
  2. 1940 census, East Hamilton, Skagit County, Washington; roll T627-4357, ED 29-26, page 1B, line #69, household #20.
  3. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  4. Contribution from Kimberlee Louise (Nielson) Stiles.
  5. Obituary of Myron F. Nielson; "Skagit Valley Herald", Oct 13 2013:
  6. 1930 census, Lyman, West Lyman Precinct, Skagit County, Washington; roll T626-2513, ED 72, page 2B, line #64, dwelling #39, family #39.
  7. Washington Death Index, 1940-1996;
  8. U.S. Phone and Address Directories, 1993-2002;
  10. Obituary of Myron F. Nielson; "Skagit Valley Herald", Oct 13 2013:

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