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Bernice G. Stack Much loved mother, was born October 26, 1929 in Tacoma, WA and went home to be with her Savior on September 15, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry. She is survived by her sons, Gary, Bob (Diane) and Tom (Nancy), honorary son, Phil Puckett (Julia) and grandsons Robb (Renee) and Todd. She worked many years in the insurance industry. After retirement, she enjoyed travelling and gardening. She loved her family and cherished her friends. She was a faithful member of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church since 1960. A memorial service will be held at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Milton, WA on Saturday, September 27 at 1:00 pm.
Pub Date: 9/19/2014

Bernice Mary Cox On Sunday, September 14, 2014, Bernice Mary Cox passed away surrounded by her family at St. Joesph Hospital in Tacoma. She was born on September 21, 1940 in Tacoma, Washington and was preceded in death by her husband Thomas Cox, her parents Paul P. Zemanek and Bernice I. Graves, son Allen Hall, granddaughter Laney Miller, brothers George, Paul, and Clyde Zemanek. She is survived by her daughters Cindy Williams (Scott) of Rio Vista, Texas, Tammy Trella of Tacoma, Washington and son Wayne Miller (Angel) of Puyallup, Washington, sister Gertrude Wahoviak of Athens, Texas, six grandchildren and six great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Services will be held in Tacoma, Washington at Mountain View Funeral Home on Monday, September 22nd at 3:30 pm. In lieu of flowers contributions to the American Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Pub Date: 9/19/2014

Jan Glasser Age 71, of Puyallup passed away on September 17, 2014. Jan is survived by his wife, Judy; daughter, Stacy (Clay) Conway; sons, Joel Glasser and Lonnie Glasser; mother, Rose Marie Arnold; sisters Cherilynn (Bruce) Hanson and Shelley (Pat) Pierce; and three grand-children, Kailyn Gibson, Nolan Gibson, and Lane Glasser. Jan grew up in Tacoma and joined the Navy at the age of 17, serving four years aboard the USS Hornet. He loved to share stories of those days. After returning home, Jan and Judy were married, settled into their Puyallup home, and raised three children, while Jan spent his entire career working at Eagle Paper Box in downtown Tacoma. In his younger years, he looked forward to weekends of fishing and camping with his family, and in later years enjoyed puttering and working on his model collection. The family would like to thank the staff at Heartwood for the wonderful care they provided. At the request of the family, no services will be held.
Pub Date: 9/19/2014

M/Sgt. Ret. Donald A. Brown Don passed away peacefully at home at the age of 91 on September 13, 2014. Born on September 27, 1922 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Don joined the Army as a young man and served his country for 24 years. Don served with the 14th Armored Division during the France and Rhineland Campaigns in World War II, the 1st Republic of Korea Division during the Korea War, and in the Republic of Vietnam from December 1963-December 1964. Highly decorated, M/Sgt. Brown's medals include the Bronze Star Medal for his heroism in Vietnam and the Purple Heart. Don retired in 1967 in Lakewood and began his second career as a small business owner of a landscaping company. He enjoyed Seahawks games, boxing, weekly poker nights, and working in his yard. Don had a tough and strong, but lovable personality. His quick-witted sense of humor made him a friend to all. Don joins his beloved wife Elsa and son Donald W. and leaves behind his son Bill, grand-daughters Shelby and Katie, their mother Karey, and many dear and loving friends. Funeral service will be held Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 10am at the New Tacoma Cemetery.
Pub Date: 9/19/2014

Sandy Jean Eriksen Age 72, passed away on September 15, 2014 in Puyallup, WA. She was born on January 1, 1942 in Tacoma, WA to Orville P. and Lorraine C. (Donelson) Moore. Sandy finished her working career as a receptionist for Heartwood Nursing Home. She loved volunteering for her church, Puyallup United Methodist Church, and participating in Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and Lincoln Court Order of Amaranth community service organizations. She also enjoyed quilting and sewing. She is survived by her children Kenneth (Christine) Eriksen of Memphis, TN and Linda (Tony) Buck of Yucaipa, CA, brother Alan (Linda) Moore, and four grandchildren, Catlin Buck, Jarrod Buck, Zachery Buck, and Joseph Eriksen. Sandy is also survived by her numerous nieces and nephews that she adored. A celebration of her life will be held at 2pm Saturday, September 20, 2014, at Mountain View Funeral Home Celebration of Life Center Aspen Chapel. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. Remembrances may be shared at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
Pub Date: 9/19/2014


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