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David Earl Nelson David was born at Madigan hospital on 11/5/1961 to Joyce and Ward Nelson. He passed into his heavenly home on 4/9/2014 after a courageous two-year battle with cancer. David is survived by his parents, sister Cheryl Nelson, brother Michael Nelson, brother-in-law Dave Gonnian, and niece and nephew Taylor and Brayden Nelson, as well as cousins, aunts, and uncles. He will be missed by all who knew him. A memorial service will be held on Sat., May 31, at 11 AM at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 1315 N Stevens, Tacoma. A special thanks to the staff at the Franciscan Hospice House for their love and compassion. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in the name of David to the Franciscan Hospice House at 2901 Bridgeport Way, University Place, WA 98466.
Pub Date: 4/17/2014

Tim January Born May 7, 1974 in Tacoma, WA and passed April 9, 2014 in Puyallup, WA doing what he loved. Survived by his son Tyler of Spanaway, soulmate Katie Durham and her daughters of Puyallup, parents Nancy January of Puyallup, Elmer January of Bonney Lake, sister Tina Simms of Grapeview and numerous nieces, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 on Friday April 18, 2014 at the Sumner Cemetery.
Pub Date: 4/17/2014

William "Rip" Rohr Passes at 90 Years William "Rip" Rohr, lifetime resident of Tacoma, WA, will be laid to rest Monday, 4/21/14, at 10:30 am in a graveside service at Mountain View Funeral Home, 4100 Steilacoom Blvd. SW, Lakewood. Rip Rohr is a decorated Veteran of WWII, awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross among others. He lived a long and interesting life, and will be missed by many. Rip is survived by two daughters, Billie and Sandra, and three grandchildren; Sherri, Sean and Matt; close friend Marilyn Cooksie, her sons: Rick and Forrest Pederson, and their entire loving families whom were close to and most supportive of Rip.
Pub Date: 4/17/2014


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