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Mary Kathleen Robbins Swift

February 15, 2020

Mary Kathleen Robbins Swift was born to Floyd D. Robbins and Marie Conley Robbins on September 27, 1926 in Olympia, Washington and left our physical presence on February 15, 2020 at the age of 93. In those final days she was blessed to be surrounded

Dorothy Schneider Rowland

February 8, 2020

Dorothy Rowland passed away February 8, 2020 at Panorama Retirement Community. She was born July 27, 1920 to William and Mary (Alles) Schneider in Glencoe, Illinois. She received a B.S. in Chemistry from Mundelein College in Chicago and worked as a m

Janet Marie "Tonn" Hittle

February 8, 2020

Janet Marie Hittle, 85, was born November 16th, 1934 in Alexandria, Minnesota. She died on February 8, 2020 in Olympia, WA. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Jacqueline Harriette Sparsman Gioimo

February 5, 2020

Jacqueline Harriette Gioimo (77 years old) passed away on February 5, 2020 in Olympia, Washington, surrounded by family and friends. She was born to Nicolas and Hazel (Schock) Sparsman on August 15, 1942 in Menlo Park, California. She grew up with tw

Jean Dalby Clift

February 1, 2020

The Rev. Dr. Jean Dalby Clift, caring priest, perceptive counsellor, engaging author, lively speaker, world traveler, and loving matriarch of a growing family, passed away peacefully in her home in Olympia, Washington, on February 1, 2020, at the age

James Edward Walton Jr

January 23, 2020

James was born in Salt Lake City, Utah to James Edward Walton and Myriel Keller on May 29, 1943. The family moved to Potacello, Idaho as a toddler. Growing up, he was a Boy Scout and earned his Eagle Scout Award at the age of 14. In 1961, Jim graduat

Loren Pagel

January 20, 2020

Loren Bruce Pagel passed away on January 20, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was born August 30, 1956 to Bruce and Lorraine Pagel in South Bend, Washington. He spent most of his childhood and entire high school career in Mason County.  He enj

Elsie M Pakau

January 10, 2020

Elsie M. Pakau, 88, passed away on January 10, 2020 at home in Olympia, Washington. She was born in Swains Island, Tokelau. She is survived by sons Isa'ako Jr (Tu'ua-deceased) Pakau and Vaeleti (Tafai'lagi) Pakau; daughters Linemata (Loisulu-decea

Mark B Thomas

December 28, 2019

Mark Bernard Thomas, 67, died December 28, 2019, at home with his family by his side. He was born June 7, 1952, in San Diego, California to Grover and Beatrice Thomas. He lived in California his entire youth. He married after high school, having one

Kelli Rae House

December 26, 2019

Kelli Rae House, 47, passed away at her Boulevard group home in Olympia on December 26, 2019. She was born February 18, 1972, in Olympia, Washington to Terry and LaDonna House. Kelli graduated from North Thurston High School in 1993. She worked at

Clara Ann Coxen Sanford

December 14, 2019

Clara Ann (Coxen) Sanford passed away unexpectedly on December 14, 2019, in Olympia, Washington at home. A home she shared with her loving husband, Phillip Sanford, whom she married on May 14, 1960. She was born August 21, 1940, in Toppenish, Wash

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Les Johnson

December 13, 2019

LESLIE JOHNSON of Lacey, WA left peacefully, for his date with his beloved  Elfriede, on Friday the 13th of December 2019. Leslie,  "Les", "John", "Daddy", "Boba" was born September 2, 1924 in Houlka, Mississippi. The oldest of 8 childre

Mavis May Murrey Hopkins

December 12, 2019

Mavis May Hopkins was born March 19, 1944 in Seattle as the first child of Joseph Francis and Sigrun May Murrey. She passed from this life to her new life December 12, 2019 in Yelm, Washington following an extended illness. She graduated from Blaine,

Joan R. Sheldon

December 11, 2019

Joan R. Sheldon, a resident of Thurston County since 1971, died in the hospital. Born in Alabama on April 7, 1928 to Janice and Richard Redden, she was moved within a few months to Washington, D.C. In 1947, while attending the U. of Hawaii she met he

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Linda Susan Carlson

December 9, 2019

Linda S Carlson Mother, Wife, Grandmother, has passed on into the West. The grey rain-curtain of this world has rolled back to behold white shores and green country under a swift sunrise. "Still round the corner there may wait, a new road or a secr

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Eric Arthur Bergh

December 8, 2019

Eric, 68, passed away on December 8, 2019, at his home. He was born on December 29, 1950, to Arthur R. and Georgia Ann (White) Bergh in Olympia, Washington. He lived in the Thurston County area most of his life, with a little stop in Tacoma. He gradu

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Darrell L Logsdon

December 4, 2019

Rest in Peace to the most wonderful Dad in the world. Our dearest Father Darrell Logsdon, you have lived a long and meaningful life. You have been the rock and foundation for the whole family, a Husband, Father, Grandfather & Great-Grandfathe

Glenna Gail McNamara

November 20, 2019

Glenna Gail McNamara passed away peacefully on November 20, 2019,at her daughter’s home in Olympia, Washington, after a brief struggle with pancreatic cancer. Gail was born on October 18, 1942, in Powell River, BC, Canada. She moved to Vancouver

Jasmin Esmeralda Hernandez-Salazar

November 16, 2019

Our daughter, sister, niece, cousin, and friend. Jasmin Esmeralda Hernandez-Salazar was born on August 23, 2004 in Olympia Washington. She arrived at her eternal home on November 16, 2019 in Seattle Washington after her fight with bone cancer. Jasmi

Philip B Oldham

November 15, 2019

Philip Bryan Oldham was born to George and Jane Oldham on October 28, 1967 at St. Alban’s Hospital in Queens, NY, joining his older brother Greg.  The family of five was made complete with the birth of “daddy’s little girl” Sheryl in Nov

Lois Dowell (Pennington) Mires

November 12, 2019

Lois Dowell Mires was born June 17th, 1940 to Margia and Odell Pennington in Rome, Tennessee. At the age of 19, she married Jack Mires on August 21st, 1959. She attended school to become a lab tech and later on an LPN. She touched many people’s

Matthew Steven Barber

November 11, 2019

Our dear Son, Brother, Uncle, Fiancé, Friend and father to-be, Matthew Barber passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019, in Olympia, WA. He is survived by his mother Cathy Carroll, his father Mike Barber, his brothers Jake, Michael, and Austin, his n

Virty Mae Keyes-Moses

October 30, 2019

Virty Mae Moses, age 84 of Lacey, Washington started her journey into heavens gates on October 29, 2019 surrounded by family. “Mae” as she liked to be called was born on March 30, 1935 in Bay Springs, Mississippi to Evan and Genetta Keyes (bot

Loy G. (Michalenko) Witschel

October 19, 2019

Loy G. Witschel, 70, was born June 16, 1949 in Hobart, Oklahoma. She died on October 19, 2019 in Aberdeen, WA. She will be greatly missed.

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Marshall Gregory Cook

October 13, 2019

Marshall Gregory Cook, age 61, a native of Ohio, attended schools, respectively, in Xenia, Dayton, and Fairborn. He graduated from Park Hills High School. Marshall is a Veteran who served in the United States Navy, from 1981 to 1984, stationed in