John E. Colwill, 88, of Yakima died Saturday at Highgate Senior Living, Yakima.

Mr. Colwill was born in Enumclaw. After serving in the Navy, he worked for the Washington State Patrol for 34 years, retiring with the rank of captain.

Survivors include his companion, Tracy Fluegge; two daughters, Jan Delfel and Sue Clark, both of Yakima; and a brother, William Colwill of Quincy.

A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Highgate Senior Living. Arrangements are by Brookside Funeral Home and Crematory, Yakima.