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Catherine Mary (Ely) Horne

May 8, 2019

Catherine Mary (Ely) Horne was born in Olympia on January 27, 1926, and died peacefully at her home on May 8, surrounded by family members, a beloved caregiver and her grand-dog. She was 93. A lifelong Catholic and proud Democrat, Catherine was appre

Ruth Lowder

May 7, 2019

Ruth Lowder, age 92 passed away at her home with her children by her side. She was born January 8, 1927 in Landeshut Germany.  She met the love of her life, John Lowder. They were married on October 6, 1948 and were married 66 years before his passi

Larry Dean Irwin

May 5, 2019

Larry Dean Irwin, 78, passed away peacefully at home with his wife Linda at his side. A memorial service will be held in his honor at 2:00pm on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Woodlawn Chapel, Lacey Washington. Larry was born on January 25, 1941 in Lacey,

Steven Wayne Melby

May 5, 2019

Steven (Steve) Wayne Melby, Olympia, passed away at his home May 5, 2019.  Steve was born in Plentywood, Montana, August 29, 1969, the son of Delbert Samuel Melby, Westby, Montana and Donna Jean Bauer, Eatonville, Washington.  Steve was adopted as

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David Walter Wiggen

April 30, 2019

David Walter Wiggen was born June 23, 1945 in Walla Walla, WA. He was adopted into a loving family at the age of 4 along with his younger sister Velma Christine. Father Amil Matthew Wiggen was a career policeman with the City of Seattle. Mother Julia

Michael Arnold

April 25, 2019

Michael (Mike) Arnold went ot be with his Lord on April 25, 2019, in his home, in Lacey, Washington. Mike was born in Danville, Virginia on July 14, 1954. Mike loved the Pacific Northwest. Mike was retired from the North Thurston School District He l

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Norma Jean Proud Horsley

April 23, 2019

There will be a Mass at St. Columban Catholic Church (506 1st Street S, Yelm, WA 98597) on the 21st of May at 11 am and then there will be a burial at Tahoma National Cemetery (18600 SE 240th St, Kent, WA 98042) on the 22nd of May at 11:30 am In l

Merry FeLinda Tucker Trotter

April 15, 2019

Merry FeLinda Tucker Trotter was born on Thursday, September 24, 1959 to Vertia Mae Mitchell and the late Jethro Tucker in Tillar, Arkansas. Merry was raised in the home of her grandparents, Wade Jr. and Clara Tucker. Merry departed this life on Mond

Tim G Burgman

April 9, 2019

Lacey resident Tim G. Burgman, 78, died April 9, 2019, at his home. He was born April 3, 1941, in Seattle Washington to George F. Burgman and Madge E. Wyse. His father was a Colonel in the Army and his mother was a Registered Nurse. Tim grew up in

Danny Knowles

April 9, 2019

Born: Tuesday 10/22/1985 Died: Tuesday 04/09/2019 Age: 33 Place of birth: Fort Lewis, WA Died in : Lacey, WA Resided in : WA Saturday 04/20/2019 at 11 am at Woodlawn Funeral home and cemetery 5930 Mullen Rd. SE Lacey, WA 98503

Nancy Hanrahan

April 2, 2019

Nancy N. Hanrahan passed away at the age of 87, on April 2, 2019. She was born January 11, 1932 to Winifred and Donald Hanrahan, in Monsanto WA.  Nancy graduated from Weatherwax High School in Aberdeen WA. After attending the University of Washingto

Richard Osmanson

April 1, 2019

Service will be at Central Lutheran  409 N Tacoma Ave, Tacoma, WA 98403 on Saturday the 27th at 2 pm

Michael L Vancil

March 31, 2019

Mike Vancil, 50, lost his battle with stage 4 cancer on March 31, 2019; but it was not without a hard fight. He fought cancer with grace dignity and a bit of dark humor.  He was surrounded by his beloved family; his wife of 25 years Windy Vancil, tw

Clara Gilliland

March 24, 2019

On Sunday, March 24 2019, Clara Joy Gilliland, loving wife of Jim Gilliland and mother of Brian, David and Eric Gilliland passed away at the age of 84. Clara Joy Skjersaa was born Nov 7 1934 in Bend, Oregon to her parents Nils and Edna Skjersaa.

Mayme Ruth Wilson

March 13, 2019

Mayme Ruth Wilson, 79, of Rochester, passed away in her home with loved ones by her side on Wednesday march 13, 2019. She was born August 10, 1939 to Curtis F. Williams and Laurella E. Brown in Kansas and moved to Centralia, WA three months later. In

Connie Jeane Manson

March 8, 2019

Connie’s Obituary Connie Jeane Manson was born March 28, 1950 and passed away after a long illness on March 8, 2019. She lived her life exactly how she wanted. Her passions were her career, her family and friends, travel, politics (CNN and MSNBC

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Perlita Zapanta Rafael

March 3, 2019

Perlita “Pearly” Rafael passed away surrounded by family in her home in Lacey Washington the morning of Sunday, March 3, 2019, at 61 years-old. She returned to the Lord after a two-year struggle with cancer. She was born in Cavite City, Philippin

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Gerardo Rendon Angeles

March 3, 2019

Gerardo R. Angeles, age 76, passed away on Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 at Madigan Army Hospital, Joint Base Lewis McChord.  He was born in San Quintin, Pagasinan, Philippines to Juan Angeles and Romana Rendon and was an only child.  He enlisted in the

Sally M Flynn

March 2, 2019

Sally Marie Flynn(nee' Bertram) Sally died suddenly Saturday the 2nd Of March, 2019 after a short illness. She was born in Bremerton, Washington on the 1st of August, 1944 to Marie (Drobnack) and Thomas Simmons Bertram. Her parents predeceased her.

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Roberto B Abian Jr.

February 19, 2019

There will be a viewing at Woodlawn Funeral Home on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm. The service will be at Sacred Heart on the following Monday, March 11, 2019 at 9:00 am. The burial will commence on March 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm.

Elden (Sonny) Brown Jr.

February 18, 2019

Elden Brown Jr.  (Sonny) longtime resident of East Olympia, WA, with his daughter Brenda by his side joined our Loving Lord on February 18, 2019 at Providence Centralia Hospital, after a beautiful prayer was said  by Chaplain John Capen. He was bor

Barbara Jean Kingsley

February 16, 2019

Barbara Kingsley was born on August 30, 1921 in Covina, California, the last child of 8 children of Elisa and Samuel G. Crabtree. Her life ended 97 years later on February 16, 2019 in Olympia, Washington. She enjoyed growing up in the state of Cal

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Richard Gene Korver

February 14, 2019

Richard Gene Korver “Dick”, age 84, of Lacey, WA died Thursday, Feb 14, 2019, at home from a recently diagnosed illness.  Formerly of Wenatchee, Gig Harbor & Sumner, Dick was born Aug 12, 1934 at Fort Lewis, the son of James and Gladys Ander

Therese Marie Hebert

February 7, 2019

We’ve just lost our wife, mother, best friend, and companion, Therese Marie Hebert. Born in Philadelphia Pa. Feb 7, 1928,daughter of Marie and Walter Taylor. She was first married to a young navy airman, Jim Wolery, who flew as a rear gunner and

Lynn Sutch Tichenor

February 7, 2019

Lynn Sutch Tichenor went to be with our Lord on Thursday February 7, 2019. She passed away peacefully in her sleep at 530AM. Lynn battled cancer for 17 months following brain surgery to remove a malignant tumor. Lynn was born in Norristown, PA on Ja