Warren Barry Anderson Loving and faithful husband of 56 years, devoted father, grandfather, uncle and friend, Warren went to be with the Lord on Aug. 10th, after an extended illness. Warren was born in Aberdeen, WA on April 27th, 1926 to T. Murray and Helen Anderson. He graduated from Stadium HS in 1944 and served 2 years in the army. After attending UPS and photography school he worked for the Tacoma News Tribune as a news photographer for 30 years. He married his wife Geralyn in 1953 and raised 3 children. They traveled the US and Europe and had many adventures. Warren was known for his humor, artistic abilities and adventurous spirit. He was a member of Grace Baptist Church for 40 years and sang in the choir. He was a skilled photographer and potter and enjoyed bicycling. He is survived by his wife Geralyn; children: David (Kitty), Dan, Louise (Ted); grandchildren: Elisha, Israel, Esther, Joshua, Jake, and Kyle; nephews, nieces and cousins. A viewing will be held on Aug. 22, 9-11:15 followed by a graveside service at 11:30 at Mountain View Funeral Home; 4100 Steilacoom Blvd., Tacoma. A memorial service will be held on Aug. 22 at 2:30p.m. at Grace Baptist Church; 2507 N. Vassault, Tacoma. Donations to: Parkinsons Research and Grace Baptist Church. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
Marjorie J. Martin Was born on June 1, 1927 and passed away peacefully, with her children by her side, on August 11, 2009. Marge’s greatest happiness was being a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother bringing joy and smiles to her family and friends. She had a big heart and will always be remembered for her selfless dedication and willingness to serve. Marge will be dearly missed by her daughter Laurie (Abraham), son Tim (Robin); grandchildren Abby, Cassie, Garrett, Timmy, Heather, Jonathan, Michelle (Bobby), Jared and Jesse; great-grandchildren AmberRose, Carissa, Danny, Emma Mae-Lynn, Evan and her countless friends. Marge has been reunited with her husband of 45 years Martie, father Edward, mother Clara, sisters Betty, Pat, brother Pete, and her special aunt & uncle, Marge & Bob. Visitation will be Wednesday, August 19, 4:00-7:00pm at Mountain View in Lakewood. Memorial services will begin at 10:00am, Thursday, August 20 at Mountain View. Following services, a reception to celebrate Marge will be held at St. Frances Cabrini in Lakewood from Noon to 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts, serving as a humble testimony to Marge’s commitment in making Catholic education affordable, may be made to establish the “Grandma Marge” Scholarship Fund as part of the 21st Century Fund – an Endowment for Cabrini Students. Gifts should be sent to St. Frances Cabrini, 5621 108th Street SW, Lakewood, WA 98499. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
Phillip Roger McMahon Sr June 17, 1929 – August 10, 2009 Phillip Roger McMahon Sr was born June 17, 1929 in Tacoma, WA. He passed away peacefully in his sleep, after a long battle with illness, on August 10, 2009. He will be missed by his wife, Mona, his family and his friends. At his request, no memorial services are planned. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
Joy Glenn Ostrander Joy (Joe) Ostrander, born January 22, 1916 in Fullerton, NE, was the eighth of William and Minnie Ostrander’s ten children. He married LaVerne Wyman on September 1, 1938 and soon moved to Tacoma. They had one daughter, Karen, and two grandchildren, Eric and Wendy. Joy served in the army as a truck driver in World War II. He was employed at Johnson Millwork as a builder, then for 20 years at Darigold as a driver. He was a talented cabinet and furniture craftsman. A loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather, he enjoyed life, spending time with family and friends, dancing, playing cards and games, and being a tease. He kept a beautiful yard and spectacular roses. Joy was preceded in death by his parents, 8 of his brothers and sisters, his wife, LaVerne, of 58 years, and his grandson, Eric. He is survived by his daughter, Karen Anderson of Tacoma, granddaughter, Wendy Anderson of Skagway, AK, brother, Dale Ostrander of Tacoma, and many other relatives and friends. Joy’s services will be held Monday, August 17: graveside at 10:30 at Mountain View Cemetery; memorial service at 1:00 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 101 East 38th Street, Tacoma; reception following in the church hall. Donations in his memory can be made to Wright’s Park Conservatory/ Tacoma Parks, Franciscan Hospice, or Bethlehem Lutheran Church bell choir. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
Helen Mae Rye Born May 10, 1924 in Roundup, Montana. Helen passed away August 8, 2009 in Tacoma, WA. She was predeceased by her daughter Cheryl, and grandson Bryan Renken. She is survived by her sister Shirley Ferkovich (Bill) of Sacramento, CA., special friend of 38 years Jim Hotz, and grandson Todd Renken (Janet Damson, Angelica, and Natasha) all of Tacoma, also like a second daughter Janet Chappell, of Benicia,ECA. Helen will be missed dearly by all that knew and loved her. In honor of her wishes there will not be a memorial service. The family ask in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
Lloyd Edward White Born 2-22-23 to Lloyd A. and Signe Johnson White, Lloyd passed away August 7, 2009. Lloyd attended Lowell Grade School in Old Town Tacoma until the family moved to Orting during the Depression. He graduated from Orting High School in 1941, attended CPS, (now UPS) and graduated from UW with a BSEin Mechanical Engineering. Lloyd apprenticed with his grandfather, Edward Johnson of Tacoma and worked in the shipbuilding industry in Tacoma and Seattle. His career centered on boat building activities for the US Government and commercial ventures, finishing his career at Tacoma Boat Building Company. Lloyd was a member of several organizations including Masonic Lodge Fairweather #82, the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and Acacia Fraternity. Lloyd is survived by his wife Helen (Haugen), daughters Laurie (Rick) Randall of Federal Way and Kim (Mitch) Mackenroth of Gig Harbor. He is also survived by his sisters Marjorie Dial (Seattle), Nancy White (Orting) and brother Donald R. White (Olympia) and was preceded in death by his brother Allen S. White, (Bremerton). The family wishes to express their thanks to the staff of St. Clare Hospital, Signature Home Health Care and Heartwood Extended Care. They provided great care and compassion for Lloyd and his family. In lieu of flowers, the family request that you take time to enjoy a visit with a person who is deaf or hard of hearing. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.