Denise Atchinson, age 60, passed away on June 5, 2020.
Denise was born on June 14, 1959 in Riverton, Washington, and graduated from Tumwater high school.
She has been the manager at Forest Acres Mobile Home Park for the last 19 years.
She loved to spend hours in her yard tending to her lilacs and many garden beds. She loved making arts and crafts and was constantly giving them away trying to brighten other peoples day.
Denise was known to many as “grandma” in the community the “grandma” that always had popsicles and mints.
She was proud to have been baptized with her daughter Christina and five grandchildren on December 22 of last year.
She is now with her soul mate Rusty Atchinson. He preceded her in death in April of 2018.
She is survived by five children Christina Hull, Ryan Atchinson, Brian Bostwick, Mindy Atchinson and Wendy Vick, 24 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
She often said: “Life is to short to take any moment for granted,” and, “Always say c-ya, because goodbye means forever... .”
So give dad a big hug and we will c-ya mom.
An open house celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, June 27, from 2-7 p.m. at 4870 U.S. Highway 93 S., #100.
Austin funeral and cremation services in Whitefish is caring for Denise’s family.
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