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19 Rock Island Rd
East Wenatchee, WA 98802
Phone: 509-470-6702
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Ernest Chan-Nui

Ernest Chan-Nui

Sunday, July 1st, 1934 - Monday, July 8th, 2019
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Ernest Chan-Nui
July 1, 1934 - July 8, 2019
Wenatchee, WA

Ernest Chan-Nui, age 85, passed away at Central Washington Hospital on July 8, 2019 recovering from surgery.

Born July 1, 1934 in Hilo, HI to Chan Nui and Joaquina de Costa, he graduated from the University of Hawaii in 1959 and graduated with a Masters of History and Doctorate in Education from Columbia University in 1967. Ernest served in the National Guard until 1953 attaining the rank of Corporal. On August 9, 1959 he married Audrey Ann Char.

He lived in Hilo HI, Honolulu HI, Hackensack NJ, and Wenatchee, WA and worked at Central Washington University as a Professional Supervisor in the Department of Curriculum and Supervision until retiring in 1998.

Ernest had a wide variety of interests. He was an avid reader, bridge player and crossword aficionado. He also enjoyed dancing, theater and music, especially from the 30s and 40s. He was widely travelled, including destinations such as Central America, Europe and China. He had a lifelong pursuit of learning.

Ernest is survived by his special friend Lyla Becker of Wenatchee, WA; children: Ernest (Lisa) of Woodinville, WA; Christopher (Hsiao-Ching) of Pflugerville, TX; as well as three grandchildren, Katherine, Carter, and Alexander. He is preceded in death by his wife Audrey Ann Chan-Nui.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at First United Methodist Church, 941 Washington Street, Wenatchee, WA. Reception following.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions/donations are welcome at the Audrey A. Chan-Nui Memorial Scholarship at Or by check to the WVC Foundation, 1300 Fifth Street, Wenatchee, WA 98801. Please designate Chan-Nui on the website or memo field.
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    Saturday, July 13th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Saturday, July 13th, 2019 1:00pm
    First United Methodist Church
    941 Washington St.
    WENATCHEE, WA 98801
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