Nellie Tuttle, 85, born December 24, 1921 to William and Mary Dziubak, in St. Paul, Minnesota, passed away on April 19, 2007 in Tacoma, Washington. She moved to Moclips, Washington and graduated from the high school in Moclips. Nellie then joined the U. S. Navy during WWII, serving from September 1943 to February 1946 and was honorably discharged as a Yeoman Second Class in Balboa Park, California. Nellie then worked in the Civil Service Department of the U. S. Armed Forces. She retired after working for 30 years at the Supervisor in Charge of the Research Section at the 62nd Base Supply Squadron, McChord AFB, WA. Her survivors include her son John, daughter Kathleen, granddaughter Nickie and grandson Patrick. Her graveside service will be at 10:30am, Thursday, April 26, 2007, at Mountain View Memorial Park, in Lakewood, Washington (meet in office).
ALONSO STA. ANA
Alonso Sta. Ana was born September 30, 1946 in Cadiz City, Philippines and passed away April 22, 2007 in Tacoma, WA. He was preceded in death by his parents Vincete Adraneda and Elisa Sta. Ana and his brother Rudy Ong. Survivors include his wife Marilyn, 5 children, Mike, Tina Marie, Ma Elisa, John and Nicholas, 2 sisters, Rose Libiran and Eleanor Ong, 1 brother Herman Ong, numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren and other family members. Viewing will be 11am-9pm Friday, April 27, 2007 at Mountain View Celebration of Life Center. Funeral services will be 10AM Saturday, April 28, 2007 at the Mountain View Celebration of Life Center.
Husband, Dad, Papa & Friend
A long time resident of Lakewood and a tower of a man known as Sam, Dad & Papa was called away to be with the Lord suddenly on April 22nd.
He was the eighth of eleven children, entering into life on April 10, 1935 to Letitia and Benjamin Bentley of Neon, Kentucky.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Lorraine and 6 children, Glen (Darlene), Celeste (Robin) Wiebersch, Rose (Mike) White, Pam (Dave) Haukeli, Jody, Mike (Cindy) and 14 grandchildren.
He served 20 years in the Air Force until his retirement in 1975, which after he was active in the American Legion, The Veterans of Foreign War and the Disabled American Veterans. These were among the many fraternal organizations which he participated and enjoyed being a part of. He was also a lifetime member of the North American Hunting Club and was commonly known as thee Elder of Hunting and Fishing Group. His favorite pastimes were wood working, fishing, hunting and camping.
There was never a moment that Papa did not have a pocket full of candy for the grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements are through Mt. View Funeral Home with viewing on Thursday from 3-9pm and military graveside services will be Friday at 11:30 AM. A reception will follow the service at the residence of Mike and Rose White, 15408 127th Ave E.
The above listed obituaries were arranged by Mountain View Funeral Home. Sign the online guest book. 253-584-0252.
Debbie Lorraine Specht
Born 6/7/1955 in Fort Lewis, WA and passed away 4/22/2007 in Lacey, WA surrounded by her loving family. Debbie was a loving and giving wife, mother, and grandmother who had a vibrant sense of humor and passion for life. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Debbie is survived by her loving husband of 28 years, Ray; 2 sons, Travis & Kellen Specht; 2 daughters, Jody (Scott) Hoveland, Angie Specht; Parents, Gordon & Betty Knoben; 3 brothers, Don, Ed, Jerry; 2 sisters, Connie, Patti; and her grandson Cooper Hoveland.
Viewing to be held TODAY 4-8 pm at Edwards Memorial Center, 3005 Bridgeport Way W., University Place, WA. Funeral Service will be held 11AM Thursday, April 26, 2007 at Lakeview Congregational Chapel, 4606 108th St. SW, Lakewood, WA. Interment to follow at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, WA. Arrangements by Edwards Memorial Center 253-566-1008. Please sign the online memorial at www.edwardsmemorial.com