Faye Lavonne Fletcher Aug. 31, 1926 – Feb. 13, 2011 (84 years young) Faye was born on the Spethman family ranch in Slope County, North Dakota to Flossie and Arthur Spethman in 1926. She married Virgil Fletcher in 1946 and had two children. After traveling to Virginia, Hawaii, and Guam, she settled in Dickenson, ND, where she graduated from nursing school in 1964. She then traveled to Tacoma, WA. During her many years as a nurse, Faye worked at Lakewood General Hospital, Orchard Park Convalescent Center, and Tacoma Lutheran Home. After retiring in 1996, Faye traveled some and spent time with grandchildren. She also did volunteer work in nursing homes and hospitals, as healthcare was a big part of her life. Faye began a life-long battle with colon cancer at age 19. She survived a major heart attack in 2006. When a stroke hit her, she could fight no longer and passed away on February 13th. She is survived by her son Daniel Fletcher of Texas, her daughter Merlene Manuel of Roy, five grandchildren and six great grandchildren. A celebration of her life will be held on Sunday, Feb 27, 2011 at 1:00 PM at her daughter’s home in Roy. Inquiries may be sent to email email@example.com. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign the online guestbook at mountainviewtacoma.com.
Lois Hellen Rees Was born on April 1, 1921 in Superior, WI to Andrew and Mildred Egman. After a full and rewarding life of almost ninety years, she passed away peacefully on February 9, 2011 in Olympia, WA. Shortly after graduating from Fife High School in 1939, Lois married Earl Rees. The first half of their 61 years together they lived in Fife where, she directed and sang in the choir at Fife Presbyterian Church and was a member of the Ladies’ Musical Club in Tacoma. In the 1970’s they moved to their beloved beach property near Olympia. It was at “The Beach” that Lois became known for hosting gatherings for family, neighbors, and friends. The 4th of July and Labor Day parties were always special. Lois is survived by three children, Dale (Marla) Rees, Wayne (Sandy) Rees, and Sue (Larry) Beagley; nine grandchildren, and thirteen great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by Earl, their son Lynn Rees, and her brother Lowell Egman. There will be a celebration of life on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 1pm in the Mountain View Garden Chapel, Lakewood, WA (visitation from Noon to 8:30 PM on Monday). Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 253-584-0252. Please sign the online guestbook at mountainviewtacoma.com.Print This Post