Frank Rice

Frank E. Rice of Poulsbo died March 3, 2004 in Bremerton. He was 90.

Rice was born to James Barton and Mathilda (Lemke) Rice in Bremerton on Sept. 30, 1913.

He married Edith Rice.

Rice graduated from North Kitsap High School in 1934.

He worked as a ship fitter at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard until his retirement in 1971.

He enjoyed beach combing and fishing.

Rice is survived by his sons Tom Rice of Pawai Beach, Thailand, Steve (Diana) Rice of Bremerton and Ray (Gayle) Rice of Bremerton; brothers Edward Rice of Seattle, Robert Rice of Seattle and Calvin Rice of Port Gamble; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Edith Rice; parents James Barton and Mathilda (Lemke) Rice; brothers Clarence and James; sisters Grace and Barbara; and granddaughter Anne Marie Rice.

A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. March 12 at The Stone Chapel in Poulsbo.

An online memorial may be viewed at