Lucille Wenko

Lucille Rachel Wenko of Kingston died May 15 in Bremerton. She was 83.

Wenko was born to Charles H. and Sylvia M. (Haynes) Brillhart in Oswego, Kan. on Aug. 16, 1919.

She married Elmer Wenko on June 15, 1952 in Port Townsend.

Wenko worked as a payroll supervisor at Olympic Memorial Hospital in Port Angeles. She enjoyed ceramics, gardening and baby-sitting her great-grandchildren.

Wenko is survived by her son Gary Henry of Kingston; brother Darrel Brillhart of Toronto, Kan.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Wenko was preceded in death by her husband Elmer Wenko, three sisters and one brother.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. May 22 at The Stone Chapel at Cherry Grove Memorial Park in Poulsbo.

Memorial gifts may be sent to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 2383, Bremerton, WA 98310.

An online memorial may be viewed at