Dorothy Christiansen, 91, died peacefully on March 17th. Dorothy was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Ernie, 8 brothers and sisters, and her parents. She is survived by son David (Judy)Eof University Place, daughters Julie (Bob) Hesla of Beaverton, OR, Susan Snow of Abilene, TX, sister Evelyn (Ray) Baird of Puyallup, 8 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Dorothy will be greatly missed, but her love for family and friends and her kind and gentle spirit will never be forgotten. Family wishes to acknowledge and suggest donations in lieu of flowers to Olympic Alzheimer’s Residence of Gig Harbor, or Franciscan Hospice of Tacoma. Services at 1:00pm Saturday, March 28, 2009 in the Mountain View Garden Chapel. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home 253-584-0252. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
George F. De Shon passed away on March 13, 2009 at age 82. He proudly served his country in the Army during WWII receiving an honorable discharge. George retired from the City of Tacoma as Chief Examiner and the State of Wash. as Chief Pers. Officer. George was a follower of all things historic and was greatly admired by all who knew him for his intelligence and sense of rightness and humor. He will be remembered for his many talents. He is survived by his wife of 50 years Merna, sister and daughter and extended immediate family. Per George’s request, no services will be held. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Diabetes Society. Life’s Work – Well Done Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home 253-584-0252. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
Alice “Jane” Rummel Jane (Buckner) Rummel was born Oct. 29, 1930 in Tacoma, Washington. She peacefully went to be with the Lord on Mar. 17, 2009. Jane graduated from Lincoln High School and Multnomah School of the Bible, where she met her husband and love of her life, James C. Rummel. The two were married 56 years. They had one child, Lori Rummel-Underwood. She is survived by her husband, her daughter, four sisters, one brother, four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. A celebration of life service for all has been planned for 1pm, Mar. 28, 2009, at Bethesda Baptist Chuch in Tacoma. John 3:16 Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home 253-584-0252. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
Letha Louise Scott 1921 – 2009 Letha Louise Scott passed away peacefully on March 16, after a brief illness, at the young age of 87. Letha was born in Weatherford, Texas; her family moved to the Pacific Northwest when she was a young girl of thirteen. Following graduation from Puyallup High School in 1939, she met and married W.C. Scott (Scotty), also a native Texan, in 1940. She was always a dedicated mother and homemaker; later in life she enjoyed working as a finance clerk, for the Federal Post Office in Tacoma, WA. After retirement, Letha and Scotty loved spending time with family, tending their beautiful yard, mall walking and traveling. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 60 years; her parents, sister and brother. Letha is survived by her daughter, Donna (Ed) Romjue of Bellingham; son, Wayne (Judy) Scott of Tacoma; four grandchildren, Kevin Scott of Puyallup, Scott (Shara) Romjue of Lynden, Shannon Scott of Las Vegas and Curtis (Grace) Romjue of Seattle. In addition, she has three great grandchildren from Scott and Shara. She will be dearly missed by ALL who had the opportunity to know and love her. A celebration of Letha’s life will be held in the Garden Chapel at Mountain View on Monday, March 23rd at 12pm, followed by a gravesite prayer. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation (to honor her loving husband) in her name. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home 253-584-0252. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.