Jeffrey C. Heineman, DDS 1/14/1949 – 1/3/2010 Jeffrey C. Heineman suddenly passed away on January 3, 2010 at home. He was born in Minneapolis, MN to Jean and Dorothy Heineman. After graduating from high school, Jeffrey joined the US Navy where he served for 26 years. He retired from the US Navy as a Commander. Jeffrey was an accomplished dentist. He owned several dental practices in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area before retiring. He moved to Tacoma in 1993. Jeffrey is survived by his wife, Linda, step-daughters Christina Tarr and Tracie (Phil) Wilson, and five step-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at Mountain View Funeral Home in Lakewood, WA on January 12th at 1:00 p.m. in the Garden Chapel. Internment will take place at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 584-0252. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com .
Jean Marie Parker Mrs. Jean Marie Parker, beloved wife, mother and friend passed away on January 1, 2010, she was 72 years old. Born and raised in Steilacoom, WA, Jean (Attwood) met her husband Gordon (Pepper) Parker while in Junior High with whom she dated and married on August, 1959. They made their home in Steilacoom and eventually moved to Lakewood to raise their three children. Camping and the great outdoors was a significant part of her family’s life and Jean embraced every challenge thrown her way. She was a fantastic cook (even over an open fire), and she celebrated every holiday that occurred, decorating the house and cooking delicious meals accordingly. She also loved her family pets and garden, everything thriving under her loving touch. Jean was active in her community as a long time member of Beta Sigma Phi, chapter Alpha Kappa Master. She held numerous offices during her 45+ year tenure and took pride in her perfect attendance before Pep’s retirement in 2000, and traveling took priority. the two of them would visit family and friends throughout the Western States, as well as vacationing along her favorite shorelines of the Oregon coast. Jean was also an active member of the First Baptist Church of Lakewoood, enjoying sermons by her favorite pastor, Walt Kellcy. Jean is survived by her husband of 50 years, Pepper; daughter Shawna (Jeff) Parker-Frank; son Brook (Michelle); son Justin (Monica), and grandson Dylan. She has many friends and family who will miss her beautiful smile and lovely demeanor. The Parker family express their heartfelt appreciation to the team from MultiCare-Good Samaritan Home Health &EHospice. Angela, Cathy, Vicky and Peggy were instrumental in providing comfort to Jean and her family. A public memorial service is planned on Saturday, March 27 at 3 p.m., First Baptist Church of Lakewood. Please sign online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.