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Carl Fullner

October 11, 1936 December 2, 2019
Carl Fullner
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Obituary for Carl Fullner

Carl Fullner went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, December 2, 2019. He was born October 11, 1936 in Lynden, Washington to parents Otto and Wilma (Roosendaal) Fullner.
He graduated from Lynden High School. Later he completed his Associates degree at Western Washington University.

Carl served four years in the United States Air Force. After an honorable discharge he was hired by the Air Traffic Control Aviation Administration after completing his training at the Mike Moroney Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City. Carl then accepted a position in Great Falls, Montana where he met his wife, Donna Engbretson (Fullner), later married on February 26th, 1962. Soon after they married, he accepted a job offer in Anchorage, Alaska. A few years later, Donna and three children transferred to the Air Route Traffic Control Center in Auburn, Washington.

Carl then returned to Oklahoma City to join the ARTCC training team. He then moved to Washington D.C. to work as a National Air Traffic Control Training Manager. During his 33 year career he earned many Aviation awards including one for saving a family from flying into the side of a mountain.

Carl enjoyed hunting, fishing, tennis, flying and travel. He loved boating around the San Juan Islands. He was dedicated to God, his church,his family and work.

Carl is survived by his wife Donna; son Jeff Fullner (Nancy) and their children Luke, Katelyn, Levi in Lynden; his daughters Karin (Keith) Seidemann of Oklahoma City and Dr. Karla (Don) Satchell and son Grant in Evenson, Illinois. Carl had three brothers Dale (Rita) Fullner, Rich (Johanna) Fullner, and Mel (Anne) Fullner; and a sister Shirley (Phil) Vander Ploeg; all live in Lynden.

You are invited to join the family for a Funeral service at First Reformed Church on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. followed by burial in Lynden Cemetery about 12:30 p.m. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services.


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Service

Tuesday

10

Dec

10:30 AM 12/10/2019 10:30:00 AM
First Reformed Church

610 West Grover Street
Lynden, WA 98264

First Reformed Church
610 West Grover Street Lynden 98264 WA
United States

Graveside

Tuesday

10

Dec

12:30 PM 12/10/2019 12:30:00 PM
Monumenta Cemetery

1980 Front Street
Lynden, WA 98264

Monumenta Cemetery
1980 Front Street Lynden 98264 WA
United States
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