Class of 1952 (Orthodontics)


Dr, Wayne Bolton and wifeDr. Wayne Allen Bolton died on Jan. 31, 2017 at Highgate Senior Living Center in Yakima. He was 94.

Dr. Bolton was born on Dec. 24, 1922 in Everett, Wash., to George and Edith (Jacobson) Bolton. He attended schools in Everett and graduated in 1941. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 through 1946 and married JoAnn Knisely that year. His undergraduate education included Gonzaga University and the University of California at Berkeley. He graduated in the School of Dentistry’s first class and its first orthodontics class.

He practiced orthodontics in Seattle and Mercer Island, Wash., and taught orthodontics at the UW before retiring to Yakima, Wash., in 1986. He was a kind, generous and gentle man who loved the Lord and his wife and family.

Dr. Bolton is survived by his wife, JoAnn; sons Mike of Yakima and Fred (Petra) of McMinnville, Ore.; daughters Darsie (Larry) Henderson of Gig Harbor and Kristi (Bruce) Graham of Yakima; grandchildren David (Alison) Easley, Jane (Bryan) Kiehl, Peter (Stephanie) Graham, George Graham and Angie and Alec Bolton; great-grandchildren Cameron and Brody Easley, Aubree Graham, Kate Kiehl and Addison Turner; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Irene Cressell. (Dignity Memorial)


Dr. Robert KempDr. Robert Hutchinson Kemp died on Jan. 26, 2016 in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 92.

Dr. Kemp was born on Dec. 6, 1923 to Frederick and Ida Kemp in Superior, Wis. He was drafted into the Army during World War II. After the war, he earned his DDS from Marquette University. In 1952 he moved to Seattle and studied orthodontics at the UW. He joined his former professor Dr. Paul Lewis in his orthodontic practice. He took over the practice when Dr. Lewis retired and was responsible for many beautiful smiles.

Dr. Kemp is survived by his nephew Peter and family in Mesa, Ariz.; and cousins in Washington, Florida and the Northeast. (