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A Hawaiian Theme Celebration of Life

Deming Log Show
Saturday December 4th, 2021
1:00pm

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A Hawaiian Theme Celebration of Life

Deming Log Show
Saturday December 4th, 2021
1:00pm

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John Little

John Wayne Little, 65, of Van Zandt, Washington passed away on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 surrounded by family. John, who also went by "Johnnie/Johnny" was born to Jack & Darlene (Hamilton) Little in Bellingham, Washington on December 4, 1955. He was the first child out of three siblings. John grew up in Deming, WA, where he had started his own family. John met the love of his life Ina (Helgesen) in 1974 and married September 28, 1978. John became an amazing dad to three children: Jacob, Jenny & Jeffrey along with many adopted children, who grew up within his household. John was passionate about life and cared deeply for his family and friends. He always had a special bond with each of his Children and Grandkids. John was very generous and always willing to help some-one out if they need it regardless of how long he knew them. John was a proud equipment operator since he was the age of 17 while working for Deming Excavating. At the age 21, he continued his passion as an equipment operator working 31 years at Callen Construction. Later, John used his mechanic skills at Boss Construction for 5 years, Fisher & Sons for 2 years, and Razz Construction for 5 years, before retiring in 2020. John loved his Family foremost, but also enjoyed being on his personal mini excavator, driving his jeep, ridding his lawn mower, cruising around on his unique hot rod "Golf Cart", watching his sons race their mini sprints, going to the Oregon coast, camping & fishing at Fort Casey, traveling to the dunes with the side by side, and random day trips to Winthrop for ice cream. John always had a story to tell you that would bring back a cherishable memory or many great laughs. He was a great man that always believed in doing what was right and is already greatly missed by all who knew him! John was well known for always bringing smiles and laughter to all who knew him. He leaves behind his loving wife of 43 years Ina (Helgesen) Little; three children, Jacob (Natasha) Little, Jenny (Brian) Little and Jeffrey (Jessica) Little; Grandchildren, Elijah Little, Jaklyn Little and Jaelynn Little; Mother Darlene Little; Mother-In-Law Wiona Helgesen; Brother Jim (Lisa) Little; Sister; Laurie Lewis and many other Family members. John was preceded in death by his Dad Jack Little and Father-In-Law Harold Helgesen. A Hawaiian theme celebration of life will be held at the Deming Log Show, 3295 Cedarville Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226 on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 1:00 PM.


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Sorry for your family's loss. John was a great guy always liked seeing him. He will be missed by a lot of people.

Keith Monteith Nov 14 2021 10:13 PM

I am sorry to hear of the loss of a very kind man... he was a customer of mine at Hardware Sales

Dianne Kelmism Nov 13 2021 1:15 PM