Dudley L. Rushton Sr. Beloved husband, father and friend, passed peacefully June 19th, 2009 with his wife, children and grandchildren at his side. He is survived by his loving wife Buddie, 16 children and step children, 74 grandchildren, 84 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild. Memorial reception Tuesday the 23rd at 10 am with funeral to follow at 11 am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2455 S. 78th St., Tacoma, WA. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
Rose M. Ezell In Loving Memory Sept. 1, 1939 – June 16, 2009 She passed away surrounded by her family. She is survived by six children, Rhonda, Christina, Daphne, Roselyn, Eric, and Erica, and eleven grandchildren. Viewing will be held on Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at Mountain View Funeral Home from 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM Funeral services will be held Thursday at 12:00 Noon on June 25, 2009 at Refreshing Springs Church of God and Christ, 8802 Bridgeport Way, Lakewood, WA 98499. Burial immediately following at Mountain View Funeral Home, 4100 Steilacoom Blvd. SW, Lakewood, WA 98496. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
Peggy Hillary Peggy passed away June 15, 2009 in Tacoma, Washington at the age of 78. She was born in Seattle, daughter of Elvira and Einar Jensen. Peggy was the loving mother of Mark Hillary and aunt of many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sisters Viola and Martha and brothers Walter and Roy. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 27, 2009 at 10 AM in the Chapel of First Lutheran Church of Tacoma. Memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to the Fish Food Bank or Lutheran World Relief. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
GLADYS LINDBERGH 1924 ~ 2009 Gladys Jane Thomas was born July 2, 1924 in Denver, Colorado and passed away on June 12, 2009 in Tacoma, Washington. One of five children of John and Ruth Thomas, she was raised in several cities in Wyoming and Montana as the family published community newspapers. She graduated from Glasgow, Montana High School before moving to Renton, Washington and worked at the Renton newspaper. She met Avard Lindbergh in the Puget Sound area and they were married in October, 1950. They had three children – twins Jay and Erick in 1951 and Brad in 1960. The family settled in Lakewood in 1954 and our mother concentrated on raising her family and was a charter member of the United Methodist Church in Lakewood. She continued her journalism interests by authoring a column “Northwest Legacy” that ran in weekly newspapers and as a member of the Puget Sound branch of the American Pen Women. She also owned Thermograhed Printing, selling business cards and office forms to Pierce County businesses. She enjoyed walking with the Lakewood Mall walkers and traveling to Pacific Northwest historical locations. She was preceded in death by her spouse, brother Charles Thomas and sisters Dee Scheyer and Margaret Parker. She is survived by sister Mary McClellan, Rockford, Illinois; sons Charles Jay, Lakewood, Erick (spouse Sally), Tacoma and Bradley (spouse Joni), Margate, Florida; grandchildren Kyle, Kent and Julia Lindbergh, Florida, Sarah Lowen (spouse Steve), Tacoma, and Marvin Hogan (spouse Lisa), Kent; great-grandchildren Stephen, Jennifer, David and Tiffany Lowen, Tacoma, Mariah and Kennedy Hogan, Kent; and great-great-grandson Jesse Webb, Tacoma, plus many nephews and nieces. The Lindbergh family thanks the wonderful staff at Tacoma’s Regency Care Center for Gladys’ care over the last three years, especially Jamie, Carol, Tyra, Debbie, Michelle, Phyllis, Stacy, Amy, Skeet and Nancy. Mom appreciated the efforts of sister Mary and nieces Donna and Aprille traveling from out of state to visit her during her stay at Regency. Memorial service will be held at Lakewood United Methodist Church on Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 7 p.m. Her remains will be spread at Mt. Wow near Ashford on Friday, August 7 to be co-mingled with her spouse’s and mother’s remains. They will be re-united to begin their eternal life together overlooking Mt. Rainier. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
Barbara Jean (Moe) Meredith Passed away on Monday June 15, 2009. She is survived and will be deeply missed by her brother Chuck Moe, her children Michael Tilk, Steven Tilk and Lisa Tilk, grandchildren, Andrew, Diane, Samantha and Kaitlyn and numerous great grandchildren. Services will be held on Tuesday, June 23rd at 2:00pm at Mountain View Funeral Home, Garden Chapel. Reception to follow. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.