Corinne (Lauriente) Ranken Vaeth

Died on Sunday, November 6, 2016. She was born during the Depression in Trail on October 27, 1931. She was the eldest of two children and dreamed of traveling the world. At the University of Idaho, she became an extremely accomplished pianist and majored in music. She married John T. Ranken, Jr., a US Navy officer, and raised three sons. They lived where the Navy sent them over the next quarter century: CA, RI, ME, VA, SC, WA, Newfoundland, and Bahrain. John retired to Olympia, WA, in 1976. Following his death in 1981, Corinne traveled the world including nearly fifty cruises with her second husband, Gordon Vaeth. She is survived by two sons, Scott and Tom, four grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers donations can be made be made to the First United Methodist Church

of Olympia or the PEO Foundation.


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