Maximino C. Cabellon October 3, 1919 ~ December 31, 2010 Maximino C. Cabellon was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He passed away last December 31st, 2010 at the age of 91. His active duty in the military includes serving in two wars (WWII and Korean) a total of 22 years service in the US Army, highlighted by surviving Bataan Death March and 13 months of incarceration. As a civilian, he had the opportunity to work with WSH Dept. of Nursing and Madigan Army Medical Center for another 25 years, combined that made a total of almost 50 years in public service. Max has a lifetime membership with Disabled American Veterans (DAV), American Veterans (AMVET) and the Filipino-American Club. He has 8 children Eduardo, Alberto, Orlando, Rosymelda, Max Jr., Esperanza (deceased), James and Marita, 8 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren and is survived by 2 younger sisters. A year after the passing of his first wife Victoria, he met his second wife Valeria a dignified single lady, they were married in a civil ceremony in Manila and later joined him here in the US to be his help-mate and companion. Max loves gardening as a hobby specially vegetables of different varieties the produce of which he shares with family members and some friends. Viewing will be held at Mountain View Funeral Home on Wednesday From 1 to 9pm, Thursday from 8am to 3pm and will conclude at the Celebration of Life Center from 4 to 8pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11am, Friday at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Lakewood, WA. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. Please sign the online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
Shirley Jean DePoe, born July 27, 1925, passed away peacefully at Franciscan Hospice House surrounded by her family, December 27, 2010. She is survived by her daughter Debbie Hollos and husband Joe; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, cousins and nephews. Shirley was preceded in death by her husband Warren DePoe, son Douglas DePoe and niece Jayme Ostenson. She enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren’s visits. She was hospitable and generous with her time. Never one to pry she would listen without being judgemental and offered advice only when asked. She was a caregiver for her aunt and uncle during their senior years and through the years helped others as well. Shirley was employed by AT&T and retired after 46 years in 1993. She kept in touch with her co-workers of many years. Her tender heart, love and compassion for others will be greatly missed by her family and many friends. The family wishes to express their appreciation to Dr. Joseph Regimbal for over 20 years of care. Special thanks to Millie of WeCare AFH and the caring staff at Franciscan Hospice House. A memorial service will be held at Mountain View on Friday January 7, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. in The Garden Chapel. Pastor Randy Haas and Linda Conway of Hope Lutheran Church will be officiating. Public viewing to take place January 6, 2011 from 1:00 to 8:00 P.M. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. Please sign the online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
June M. Esche 6/15/17 – 12/25/10 June passed away at her home at Patriot’s Landing in DuPont surrounded by her husband, Albert and family members. A lifelong nurse, she was dedicated to helping and serving others and continued her volunteering long after her professional career. She is survived by her husband, Albert; her daughter, Junal Phister; her son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Julie Esche; and her grandchildren, Scot Phister, Ean Esche and Erin Esche. A nurse veteran, June was interred at the Tahoma National Cemetery on December 30, 2010. Friends, students, and colleagues are invited to attend her Celebration of Life, January 22, 2011 1:30 PM at Patriot’s Landing, 1600 Marshal Circle, DuPont, WA. Suggested memorial contributions to American Red Cross. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. Please sign the online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
Albina “Billie” Holden 6-16-27 to 12-28-10 Our beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother passed away suddenly. Born in North Dakota moved to the northwest in her early teens. She met the love of her life Loren they shared 49 years. She had two children Donna and Richard. She was a devoted house wife but volunteered many hours at the Puyallup Elks with the Emblem club and many charities. Loren passed in 1998 and daughter Donna in 2004. Billie leaves behind her son Richard and wife Patti Holden, grandchildren Jennifer, Jake Holden, Neil, Dean and wife Bobbie Johnson and great grandchild Chayson Johnson. Services will be held Tuesday Jan. 4th at 10am at Mt. View Garden Chapel. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. Please sign the online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
Raymond A. Olson was born 4-14-29 in Calvin, N. D., passed Dec. 23rd in Tacoma, Wa. Survived by wife of 60 years, 3 children, 7 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Ray was a graduate of Lincoln H.S., and WSU University. He owned Lincoln Pharmacy for 17 years. He was very active in Pharmacy and the community. He was a member of the Fircrest Planning Commission, Past Pres. of Fircrest Kiwanis, Past Pres. of Pierce Co. Pharm., and many other national organizations. He was Executive Director of the Wash. St. Pharm. Association for 18 years. Upon retirement he continued golfing, he enjoyed woodcarving, and spending time with his grandchildren. His family and friends were very important to him. Memorial Service will be held Jan. 5th, at 1pm, at Mountain View, Aspen Chapel, Reception following. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. Please sign the online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
Arthur Charles Roberts of Tacoma, passed away Tuesday, 12/28/2010 at the age of 78. The services will be held Thursday, 01/06/2011 at 2 pm, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 5236 East B St, Tacoma. (253-472-4795) Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. Please sign the online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
Eddie Lee Stephenson was born in Tacoma, WA Sept. 12, 1932 to Fred and Violet Jorgenson Stephenson, and died Dec. 29, 2010, at his home in Parkland after a brief but intense battle with lung cancer. He was a lifelong resident of Pierce County, but commuted to Renton and Everett during his 35 yr career with Boeing. He was a longtime member of Lakewood Baptist Temple. Ed was dedicated and hard working, knowledgable, detail-oriented and organized. Eddie loved life, people, politics, and knew more than most about cars and airplanes. He loved a lively discussion! Eddie was preceded in death by his parents, brothers George and Leroy, sister Margie. He leaves behind brothers Neil, Wilfred, Forrest and Lyle; sisters Claire, Laurel, Naomi, and Gael, many nieces and nephews, and a host of friends, including his caring friends with whom he shared meals daily at the Redeemer Lutheran Church meal site. He will be greatly missed by all, but his unique personality will live always in our hearts and memories. Donations may be made to Lakewood Baptist Temple, Franciscan Hospice. Viewing will be Wednesday Jan 5, 1-8pm at Mt. View Funeral Home. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. Please sign the online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.