Honey D. Badger: 1944-2021 | Nisqually Valley News
Honey D. Badger died peacefully Friday, June 4, 2021, at the Rainier home, Wash
Honey was born Christmas day on December 25, 1944, in Shelton, Wash., To Charles and Zuella (Sue) Payne. His father, Charlie, returned to the states from deployment because the Nautilus submarine had to be paid for in New Hampshire for an examination. While there, Honey met Glenn C. Badger Sr. and the two eventually married.
They went on to have four children: Glenn Jr., David, Laura and Alesha. Glenn and Honey have been married 59 years and always looking forward to each other. Honey is a friend to everyone. As a housemaid she raised four children, worked in care, is a 4-H scout leader, raises and sells Westies, maintains a beautiful garden, manages his farm (goats, cows, chickens, etc.) and has always enjoyed volunteering with our local food bank.
She loves big hugs and always gets a kick out of a good prank! He was definitely missed.
Honey was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Zuella Payne and sister, Ruthie. He survived by his wife Glenn Badger Sr. four children, Glenn Jr. (Linda) Badger, David (Jana) Badger, Laura Badger and Alesha (Ed) Hoover; two siblings Lois Ihlen and Charlie Six; 11 grandchildren and many great -grandchildren.
There was a celebration of life for Honey at her home in Badger Farms, 12831 Hubbard St. SE in Rainier, Wash., On Saturday, July 10, 2021, at 3 p.m.
All who wish to share in his memory are welcome.