The Obit For Chet Ashman

Chester Robert Ashman Sr.

Published in The Herald (Everett) on January 30, 2012

Chet was born on June 11, 1927 in Tulalip, WA and passed away on January 24, 2012 at the age of 84. He spent his younger years in the Northwest. His love of baseball took him across the United States playing pro baseball. In his later years he enjoyed volunteering as a coach for CalPoly Pomona University.

Chet was married to Patricia (Pat) for 42 years. Pat passed on October 1, 1992. Together they raised four children, Kathleen, Chester Jr. Mike and Caroline. They enjoyed much of their life in Southern California where he operated and owned a heating and air conditioning business.
Chet is survived by his children, Kathleen (Bruce), Chester (Debbie), Mike and Caroline; ten grandchildren, Jennifer, Stacie, Robertsen, Amy, Kristina, Zach, Megan, Patrick, Delaney, and Kylie; and two great grandchildren, Kalia and Jordan.

Preceding him in death are his grandparents, Alex and Lucy Young; mother, Helen Young Ashman; father, Chester Ashman; brother, Elliot Brown Sr.; sisters, Delores Young Gobin and Loretta Young Contraro; special uncle, Al "Zip" Young; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Viewing will be held on Monday, January 30, 2012 at 9 a.m. at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home with a Funeral Service starting at 10 a.m. Burial will be at Mission Beach Cemetery.