Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Joan "Lynn" Trovillo


Lynn Trovillo, a longtime resident of Brewster, passed away peacefully in Spokane on May 25, 2024. Born in Twin Falls, Idaho, on February 24, 1947, Lynn was the first-born to Dewitt (Buzz) Trovillo and Zetta (Olaveson). Buzz, her father, was a mechanic and worked the construction of dams in the Pacific Northwest. Lynn attended school it Kittitas WA and completed her education in Laramie WY. When Lynn returned to Brewster, she married and raised two children. Known for her outgoing nature and warm personality, Lynn was a cherished member of the community. She held various jobs that allowed her to interact with people, a role she thrived in due to her social butterfly persona. It was common to find Lynn enjoying coffee and conversation with friends at any time of the day. In 2005, Lynn moved to Spokane to be closer to her family and young grandchildren. She is survived by her son, Ted Christensen, Kirkland; her daughter, Michelle Christensen Adams (John) of Spokane; her grandson Ashton Adams of Spokane, WA; her granddaughter Aurora Adams of Spokane; and her great-grandson Atticus Adams of Spokane. Lynn also leaves behind 3 sisters, Cheri Trovillo (John Saunders) of Silverdale, Teresa Cook (Duane) of Post Falls Id., and Tanya Heller of Brewster. Three brothers, Wayne McGee of Kennewick, Mike McGee (Kathleen) of Brewster, and Tony Trovillo (Louann) of Pasco. She was preceded in death by her friend and step mother, Betty Trovillo in 2008, father Buzz Trovillo in 1991, and mother Zetta Olaveson in 1971. She will be remembered fondly by numerous friends and extended family members throughout Washington state. The family invites you to a Graveside services on June 15, 2024, at 12:00 PM at Locust Grove Cemetery in Brewster, WA. Friends and family are invited to gather afterwards at the American Legion Post 97 to celebrate Lynn's vibrant life.