- Pamela Clark Boyd
- Karl Willilam Croswhite III
- William (Bill) Dale Lobeda
Pamela Clark Boyd passed away unexpectedly on August 11, 2013. “Pammy was born in Chicago, Il on March 7, 1966 to Ivory Clark and Addie R. Bradley-Clark. Her father, Ivory Clark preceded her in death in 2011. She is survived by her Mother, Addie R. Henton, (Randy), her loving brothers Robin Kent Clark, of Ashtabula, Ohio, and Terrence Vance Clark, of Tampa, Florida and one loving sister, Christina Billups, of Puyallup, WA, her children, Quiana, of Houston, Texas, Brandon, and Addie, of Tacoma, WA. She also leaves to cherish her memory, 4 grandchildren and one on the way, her nieces & nephews, Reante’ Jasmine, Grant, Eunique Rose, Christopher, and the Tribe of Robin! A host of cousins, family and friends. Her Grandma, “Miss” Iola Bradley, 91 years young, of Ashtabula, OH, and her father’s only surviving, and eldest sister, Mrs. Mamie L. Hunt, of Akron, Ohio. Grandfather, Jessie Bradley, Sr, preceded her death in 1997.
Affectionately called “Pammy” by her family, she grew up in Ashtabula, Ohio, most of her teenage life. Pammy attended Harbor High school and was employed as an In-home Health Care Tech for the State of Washington.
Pammy is much loved and will be greatly missed, our memories will continue with thoughts of her humor and natural ability to make others laugh in stressful and uptight situations.
Karl Willilam Croswhite III was born October 14, 1970 in Bellevue, WA to Karl and Darla (Ehlke) Croswhite Jr. He passed away August 21, 2013 in Tacoma, WA surrounded by his loving family.
He is survived by his wife – Leilani; daughter – Allyssa Davis; Son – Arick Erechar; daughter – Nicole Croswhite; son – Karl William Croswhite IV, Son – Anthony Croswhite; sister – Kristin Loos; Parents, Karl and Darla Croswhite Jr., and numerous extended family members and friends.
Memorial Service to be held Friday, August 30, 2013 11:00 am at First Baptist Church of Lakewood, WA, 5400 112th Street Southwest, Lakewood. Private interment at Greenwood Memorial Park in Renton, WA.
Arrangements by Edwards Memorial Center 253-566-1008.
William (Bill) Dale Lobeda, 89, joined our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, in heaven on Aug. 13, 2013. He was born in Glenvil, Nebraska, on July 30, 1924, the oldest of four sons born to William and Katherine Lobeda. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran church and was currently a member of St. Paul Lutheran in Tacoma. Bill graduated from Lincoln High School in 1942. While in the Army Air Corps during WWII, he met his wife, Lois Atrops. They raised their six children in Tacoma, where he worked as Superintendent of J.D. English Steel Company for 39 years.
Bill had a passion for sharing the love of Jesus Christ. He was a charter member of both Good Shepherd and Our Savior Lutheran. He taught Sunday School and VBS; served on building and evangelism committees; and was an usher and Elder at Good Shepherd, Our Savior, Faith and St. Paul. He served on the Lutherland Board and one year as PTA President of Concordia Lutheran School. For the last 15 years, he volunteered at Parkland Lutheran School in his daughter’s first and second grade classroom.
Bill showed a genuine interest in each person he met. He loved attending his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren’s activities; leading family devotions; playing the harmonica; clam digging and camping; playing Pinochle, Skippo, Rummy and Upwards; and traveling with his wife to Europe, Japan, Hong Kong, Grand Cayman and Hawaii.
Bill is survived by his wife of 68 years, Lois; children, Kathleen (Richard), Ronald (Cynthia), Lorraine (Howard), Barbara (Kent), Jolene (Martin) and Kimberly (Paul); grandchildren, Matthew (Anne), Sarah, Leif (Emily), Gabriel, Joi, Heather, Phillip (Briana), Jacklyn, Jacob, Joshua, Jordana and Julia; great grandchildren, Nathan and Kate; and brothers, Kenneth (Jan) and Donald (Birgit). Preceding him in death are his parents; brother, Duane; and grandson, Nathan.
Special thanks to the people at Tacoma Lutheran Home and visitors for the love and care they showed Bill for the past 1 1/2 years. A memorial service will be held on Sat., August 31, 2pm, at Zion Lutheran Church, 3410 6th Avenue, Tacoma, 98406. Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church or Evergreen Lutheran High School.