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Miles Wayne Derda

May 14, 2020

Miles Wayne Derda, 12-years-old, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 14th surrounded by his family. Miles came into this world on July 27, 2007, in Olympia Washington, to the proud parents of Michael and Susan (Hathaway) Derda. During his shor

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Joseph William Sugrue

May 10, 2020

Joseph William Sugrue, 81 years old, passed away on May 10th, 2020 in Olympia Washington. He was born on August 10, 1938 in Waterbury Connecticut to Daniel and Mary (Brown) Sugrue. Joseph lived in Waterbury for the beginning of his life, graduating f

Margaret Louise (Kratzke) Nastansky

April 7, 2020

Margaret was born in Dent, Minnesota on April 2, 1931 to George and Barbara Kratzke.  She had one brother, John.  She also had a very special relationship with her aunt, Katie Honer, who helped raise her and was always a constant in her life. Sh

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Daniel A Gary

April 2, 2020

  Daniel Arthur Gary September 28, 1946 - April 2, 2020 Daniel Gary passed away Thursday, April 2, 2020 surrounded by family in his Lacey home. Dan was born September 28, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois to Donald and Ghis

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Angeline Christine (Ward) Macon

March 28, 2020

Angeline Christine Macon  was a dedicated mother, wife, friend, soldier, aunt, daughter and co-worker. She was an amazing mother and wife. This shines through in her family. Her husband, Sandy, and their twin sons who are kind, caring, hardworkin

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Gale John Feuling

March 25, 2020

Gale John Feuling Gale Feuling was born December 24, 1932 in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin to Francis and Otillia (Schauer) Feuling. He passed away at home March 25, 2020 with his loving wife with him. Gale served in the US Army at Fort Lewis, Washing

Christopher John Paudler

March 25, 2020

CHRISTOPHER JOHN PAUDLER Entered Into Eternal Rest March 26, 2020 Christopher John Paudler, 43, died at home Thursday, March 26, 2020. Death was sudden and unexpected, though he had epilepsy for 20 years. Chris was born February 22, 1977 in

Father Gerard Kirsch, OSB

March 22, 2020

Our long-time confrere, Father Gerard Denys Kirsch, O.S.B., passed peacefully to God at the Abbey sometime during the night of 21st/22nd March, just days short of his 77th birthday. Though his death seemed sudden, Father Gerard had a long history of

Mie Walton

March 19, 2020

Mie Walton, 91, was born on October 16, 1928 in Fukushima, Japan. She died on March 19, 2020 in Olympia, Washington. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Donna Lee Ketterling White

February 28, 2020

Donna White passed away peacefully surrounded by family on February 28, 2020. She was born on May 28, 1951 to Arthur and Nora Ketterling in LaMoure, North Dakota. Donna is the oldest of two daughters. Donna spent her Elementary and Junior High yea

Phyllis Jean Hanks

February 24, 2020

Phyllis Jean Hanks, 85, was born December 27, 1934 in Huron, South Dakota. She died on February 24, 2020 in Tacoma, WA. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Woodlawn Funeral Home Chapel at:

Michael Louis Worrell

February 20, 2020

Loved All, Loved By All Michael Louis Worrell was born in Chehalis, Washington on February 19,1969. Providence coordinated his arrival with the same year humans first set foot on the moon. This event foreshadowed Michael’s love of all things celes

Richard Leslie Martin

February 19, 2020

Richard Leslie Martin was born on May 14, 1924, at home in Rainier, Washington to Mark and Martha Martin. He had an older brother Don and a sister Joy. Richard "Dick" spent his childhood in the Rainier area and early on showed himself to be a hard

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

Donna M Brown

February 14, 2020

Donna (Woolery) Brown was born May 4, 1932 to Irene  (Roberts) and Clyde Woolery in Tacoma, WA. She was the seventh child of her family of eight siblings. She graduated from Visitation Villa High School in 1950. She passed away February 14, 2020.

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

Barbara McNellis

February 3, 2020

Born August 29th, 1935 in Olympia Washington Barbara Elaine McNellis passed away in her home in Lacey Washington on February 3rd, 2020 from complications of lung disease at the age of 84.She and her sisters grew up in Boston Harbor, a small commu

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