A Sacred Moment


Gwendolyn Joann Rossall

March 08, 1934 - February 15, 2017

Beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to many

Born March 8, 1934 in Huntington Park, California, to Elmer and Gwen Saylor. Joann graduated from Anaheim High School in 1951. She met and married Erven Rossall on January 15, 1955 and eventually moved to Snohomish, Washington in 1981. She was an active supporter of Snohomish High School football, the Huskies and Seahawks. She was also very involved in the Democratic Party District 39 for several years.

She is survived by her sister, Pat Cole and husband Bob, brother Jack and wife Lynette, son Iven Rossall, daughter Patty Dobbs and husband, Eric, son Dave Rossall and wife Andrea, grandchildren Erica Rushing and husband Doug, Caleb, Matt, Cali and Dumps, great grandchildren Evan and Jordan, nieces and nephews Cheryl, Jeff, Sean and Shannon

Joann was preceded in death by her husband, Erven in 1987 and granddaughter, Jenny Dobbs in 2005.


A celebration of life will be held at Craven Farms in Snohomish on March 4, 2017 at 12:00PM.


In lieu of flowers the family requests to make a donation in Joann’s name to your favorite charity.

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