Obituaries
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Lawrence J. Balzer died March 19 at home in Lakebay. He was 88 years old. Born in Shepherd, Mont., in 1932, he moved with his family to Washington at age 9. He spent his youth in Yakima where he … more
Eric Leo Collins died from respiratory failure March 3, at home in Gig Harbor. As many know he only had one lung and it gave him 52 amazing years. Born Feb. 11, 1969, to parents James and Patricia … more
Joyce Elaine Niemann was born Sept. 18, 1929, to Elmer and Elsie Olson of Vaughn and died peacefully March 8 in the home where she was born. Joyce graduated from Vaughn Union High School and … more
Sally Anne Niemann of Vaughn died March 14 in her home, with loved ones near. She was 66. Born to parents Ron and Margaret Mitchell in Tacoma, she spent most of her life in the Gig Harbor and Vaughn … more
Born in Pittsburgh Feb. 13, 1932, Ed Taylor died peacefully in his sleep at St. Anthony Hospital Feb. 25, having left the world a better place after his 89 years on the planet. As a youth he … more
Harry was born at Madigan General Hospital Center on Fort Lewis May 2, 1934. He died peacefully of natural causes at St Anthony in Gig Harbor Jan. 7, 2021 at the wonderful age of 86, earning his … more
Mark John Nelson of Gig Harbor died peacefully Oct. 28 surrounded by his loving family in the comfort of his home. He was 57 years old. more
Leon died on Thanksgiving Day 2020 in Gig Harbor at the age of 90. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during the Korean War, and after completing his service finished a degree in mechanical … more
Margaret Lea Petersen was born in Seattle Feb. 23, 1956 and died in Tacoma Dec. 14, 2020. Maggie was beautiful, brilliant, funny and amazingly good at everything she tried. She was a professional … more
Rebecca “Becky” Jo Radonich Olsen, 67, of Longbranch, died Nov. 23. She was born May 25, 1953, at Tacoma General Hospital to parents Richard L. Radonich and Marjorie A. Rickert Radonich. … more
Shirley Jean Rickert Olson was born to Minnie and George Rickert of Longbranch April 28, 1927, and died peacefully Dec. 4, at the age of 93. She lived her entire life on the Key Peninsula, which she … more
Kathryn Louise Zimmerman, 70, of Gig Harbor died peacefully Nov. 8. The daughter of Gordon and Gloria MacDonald, Kathy was born in Seattle March 26, 1950, the eldest of five children. Kathy was … more
Judith Louise Weber died Oct. 2, after a long battle with heart and lung problems. Known to her family and friends as Judy, her quick wit and humor were second to none. Her deep love for them was … more
Lindsey Babich, age 69, died peacefully Aug. 21. She was born in 1951 in San Francisco, California. After attending the University of Puget Sound for two years, she worked in the nursery business … more
Devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Phyllis Jardin died Aug. 11 in Gig Harbor. She was 81 years old. Her energy made everyone around her feel cared for. Phyllis lived at Lake … more
Phil Johnson died Sept. 23 in Lakebay, Washington at the age of 70 after a long battle with cancer. He was born Dec. 23, 1949 in Tacoma to Rogner and Edyth Johnson. Phil graduated from Peninsula … more
Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to parents Harold and Mary Moxon, the third of five children, Jeffrey Keith Moxon, of Gig Harbor, died at home May 26 surrounded by loved ones after a battle with … more
Thomas Michael “Mike” Maroney of Lakebay, formerly of Helena, Montana, died July 2 at the age of 81. He was diagnosed with malignant brain cancer in March 2020. Mike was cared for and … more
Elvin Floberg of Lakebay died at home June 16, three miles from the place he was born Nov. 26, 1925. He was 94 years old. He attended grade school in Longbranch and Lakebay, and graduated from … more
Mitch’s journey began March 19, 1954 in Tacoma, where he was born to parents Ray and Eulene Kiser. He died May 26 at age 66 after his cancer finally won. Raised alongside his … more
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