Obituaries

Ruth Karren

Ruth McKnight Karren, 85, a former Federal Way resident, died July 14 in Woodland Hills, Utah.She was born July 27, 1917, in Lewiston, Utah. She… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2003

John Paris

John B. Paris, a longtime Federal Way resident, died on July 10. He was 69.He was a 1952 Federal Way High School graduate and resided… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2003

Clarence Miedema

Clarence A. Miedema, 74, died June 27 in Tacoma.He was born Aug. 22, 1928, in South Dakota.He retired in 1992 after 40 years with Bill… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2003

Iola Pfeifer

Iola Pfeifer died June 15 in Federal Way. She was 82.She was born Aug. 27, 1921 in Gordon, Neb. She married Clair Pfeifer on Feb.… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2003

James Sperline

James Calvin (Cal) Sperline, a longtime Federal Way resident, died June 9 at Alterra Clairebridge of Puyallup. He was 79.He was born Nov. 3, 1923… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2003

Helen Van Noy

Helen Ruth Van Noy, 83, died June 8 in Tacoma.She was born April 23, 1920 in Barronett, Wis., and was a Federal Way resident since… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2003

Donna Buechner

Donna Buechner died of cancer June 3 in Federal Way. She was 68.Born April 13, 1935, in Cleveland, Ohio, she raised her family in Seattle… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2003

Theresa Genova

Theresa Agnes Genova, 74, died June 2 in Tacoma.Survivors include daughters Marilyn Bowell and Patty Genova; a son, Michael Genova; a brother, Thomas Dowling; and… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2003

Edward Soule

Edward L. Soule, 73, died May 29 at his home in Federal Way.Survivors include his wife, Ramona; daughters Leslie Allmendinger and Peggy Odegard; a son,… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2003

Kathleen Geiger

Former Federal Way resident Kathleen Pearce Geiger of Greenville, S.C. died May 29.She lived in the Twin Lakes area of Federal Way from 1968 to… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2003

Bruce Haman

Bruce R. Haman of Federal Way died at home on May 27. He was 36.He was born on March 3, 1967 in Minot, N.D. The… Continue reading

  • May 27, 2003

William Sandwith

William R. Sandwith of Federal Way died May 27. He was 66.He was born Sept. 9, 1936 in Bellingham and was the founder and owner… Continue reading

  • May 27, 2003

Mary Jo Isenmann

Mary Jo Dooher Isenmann of Federal Way died May 25 in Tacoma. She was 67.Born to Howard and Oneita Dooher on July 21, 1935 in… Continue reading

  • May 25, 2003

James Turner

James E. Turner died May 24 at the University of Washington Medical Center.Turner was born March 6, 1953 in Seattle and graduated from Federal Way… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2003

Dale Thornburg

Dale Thornburg, 74, a longtime Des Moines resident, died May 21.He was born Jan. 15, 1929 in Salem, Neb.Survivors include numerous relatives.A funeral service is… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2003

Gordon Westerdahl

Gordon R. Westerdahl, 54, of Federal Way died May 18 at Harborview Hospital in Seattle.Born April 17, 1949, he was a graduate of Federal Way… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2003

Tim Lorenz

Tim Lorenz died May 9 at his home in Federal Way. He was 59.He was born to Julius and Margaret Lorenz in October 1943 in… Continue reading

  • May 9, 2003

Marge Jackson

Port Orchard resident Marge Jackson, 80, died on May 3.She was born Sept. 11, 1922, in Cushing, Okla.She and her husband were members of Bethel… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2003

Stacey Noble

Stacey Lynn Noble died April 29 at her home in Federal Way of natural causes. She was 27.Survivors include her parents, Rodney and Wendy Noble;… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2003

Carolyn Thomas

Carolyn Marie Thomas died April 20 in Surprise, Ariz. She was 62.Born March 10, 1941 in Chicago, Ill., she worked for the Federal Way Fire… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2003