Beatrice Helen (Deranleau) Lane
Born Oct. 6, 1925 in Auburn, WA. To Lafayette C. & Ida Keith. Bea passed away Oct. 13, 2006. Bea graduated with her twin sister Dorothy from Stadium High in 1943. They both went to work immediately at Mt. Rainier Ordinance Depot in WWII. In 1985 she retired after 26 years with the Weyerhauser Co. Later she became an active member of the X-W club.
Bea is a Past Royal Matron & life member of Destiny Court #42 Order of the Amaranth. She was also a member of OES Warren Chapter for a short time. She is preceded in death by her twin, parents, first husband Harold J. Deranleau, and her late husband Harry C. Lane (Curt). Bea is survived by her beloved son Ronald Keith Deranleau, TSgt USAF (Ret), two grandchildren Ronald & John and three great grandchildren. Also survived by a sister Betty Sisola in Lacey, WA.
She leaves behind many wonderful friends and a host of Deranleaus referred to as her extended family.
Remembrances in her name may be made to the American Heart Association.
Special “Thank you” goes out to Manor Care at 5601 South Orchard for their superb care and kindness.
No funeral services are scheduled at this time.
Florence Violet Dowling
Florence Dowling, a lifelong resident of Tacoma, passed away October 13, 2006. She was born July 5, 1924 the only child to Florence Lydia and Edward Shute.
Mom was a homemaker all of her life, and was devoted to her family. She loved nature, especially the mountains, Puget Sound and being in her yard gardening, picking wild berries and baking. She looked forward to being with her family, shopping, eating out, having friends over for tea and goodies and visits.
She is preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years Hugh Dowling in 1997. She is survived by her daughters Rebecca Shields (John) and Rhonda Wilson (Michael), four grandchildren Adessa Shields, Adawnya Shields, Aaron Shields and Maxwell Wilson, three great-grandchildren James Scott, Emily Brown, and Kylie Brown.
Viewing will be 1-9pm Thursday October 19, 2006 at Mountain View Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be 2:00pm October 20, 2006 in the Mountain View Garden Chapel.
The above listed obituaries were arranged by Mountain View Funeral Home. Sign the online guest book. 253-584-0252.