Welcome to the Washington State Library's Ask a Librarian service! We are here to
answer your questions about Washington state government, history, culture, the federal
government, and genealogy. We have an extensive collection of Washington newspapers,
state publications, federal publications, and other sources for information. Answers to
your questions will be delivered via email; fields marked with an * below are required.
How to Request an Obituary
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