Raymond Valentine Peahi was born on February 16, 1928 in Honokohau, Kona Hawaii.He passed away peacefully October 19,2008 in Lakewood surrounded by his loved ones. He has gone to join his wife Daisy M., daughter Anna K., father Joseph William, mother Helen, sisters Rose Kawau, Sarah Kalehua, Jennie Dinah, Pansy Elena, Mary Ann Leimomi, Daisy Letoto, and Alice Yontanza, and brothers William Kahelepo, Abel Apela and Edward James Mitchell. He is survived by daughters Michelle Uilani Pardo(Luis), Gloriann Mokihana Brown, Raymond Nahoopii Peahi(Chaka), Daisy Kuuipo Swazer (Jason), grandchildren Antonio Luis, Analeja Kealoha, Angelina Dyanara Pardo, Craig Quinton, Shayla Melanileialoha Brown, Treiana Kaleolani, Larry Dingman, Jayden Makanamaikeakua, Kaine Kanoupohakumekawalea Peahi, Elisha Kealaopeahi, Jasmine Pualani, and Jade Kehaulani Swazer. Memorial service to be held at 11:00am on Saturday October 25th, 2008 in the Mountain View Valley Chapel.
Marjorie Lou Coley 06/25/26 – 10/17/08 At Hospice House, University Place, WA. A Memorial is on November 21st, Friday, at 2:30 PM, at Manor Care Of Tacoma, 5601 South Orchard, Tacoma, WA.
LOIS M. KUPER Lois passed peacefully to be with our Lord and Savior on October 20, 2008 in Colorado Springs, CO. Lois was born on February 28, 1921 in Tacoma WA. She grew up in Spanaway with her sister Marjorie and her father, Fred Rohr. Her mother, Eva, passed away when she was five years old. Lois grew up on the farm and lived in the same house until spring of 2006. She graduated from Kapowsin High School and attended business school. She worked for an insurance agency, and later drove bus for Bethel School District. She was happily married for 47 years to Kenneth Kuper, who passed away in 1998. Lois and Ken were active members of Spanaway Assembly of God Church for many years, and later attended Clover Creek Bible Fellowship. Lois lived a life of strong faith, teaching Sunday School and serving in the church. Lois enjoyed woodworking and baking for friends and relatives. She delighted in her children and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father Fred Rohr in 1970, her husband Ken, and her sister Marjorie Ybarra in 2001. She is survived by her son Larry (Mona) Kuper of Reno, NV; her daughters Margie Bellmer of Puyallup, WA and Darlene (Gregg) Keen of Colorado Springs, CO; and 6 grandchildren: Jessica Kuper, Alan Kuper, Michael (Jackie) Bellmer, Angela Bellmer, Emily Keen, Joshua Keen; and 1 great-grandson, Braeden Bellmer. A public memorial service celebrating Lois’ life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 25 at Fir Lane Funeral Home, 924 E. 176th St., Spanaway. Private interment will be at Mountain View Cemetery, Lakewood. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Lois’ memory can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. www.alz.org/join_the_cause_donate.asp
Kenneth J. O’Leary Oct. 26, 1959 – Oct. 19, 2008 Kenneth O’Leary was a lifetime Tacoma resident. Survived by his daughter Rebecca, brothers Kevin and Jeff, sisters Valerie and Trisha. 5 nieces and nephews Zabie, Zack, Brandon, Brittani, and Brianna. The Memorial service will be held at 4p.m. Saturday at Mountain View Celebration of Life Center. Please join us for a typical Irish Wake at the O’Leary’s home 1411 East 64th, at 6p.m.
The above listed obituary was arranged by Mountain View Funeral Home. Sign the online guest book. 253-584-0252.