Wife of U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse dead at 62


SEATTLE -- Carol Newhouse, the wife of U.S. Representative Dan Newhouse (R-WA 4th District), died Friday, May 12 at a Seattle hospital.

Newhouse, 62, had been fighting cancer for several years, according to a post by the congressman on his Facebook page.

A statement from the congressman's office said, "Carol was a strong, beautiful, and loving mother, wife, and friend. Carol’s sparkling wit and joyful countenance will be deeply missed by her family and friends. The family is grateful for the patience, support, and prayers of so many and requests privacy during this time of grieving."

Valley Hills Funeral Home in Sunnyside is making the funeral arrangements for a private service.

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