Sister Nancy O’Reilly, OP (Mary Clement), a Tacoma Dominican Sister, died peacefully in Tacoma. WA on May 7, 2020. She was a native of County Galway, Ireland. Following her profession of vows, Sister Nancy served as teacher, pastoral associate and health care worker in several dioceses including Seattle, WA; San Bernardino and San Diego, CA; and St. Augustine, Florida. Because of COVID19 restrictions, there was a private burial with the Tacoma Dominican Community on August 19 and a Memorial Mass at St. Francis of Assisi, Burien on October 5, 2020.
Herman was born on November 4, 1937 to Carl and Caroline (Lassle) Wilken in Glendive, MT. He attended and graduated from Glendive High School in 1955. He joined the Air Force in 1955 and was stationed at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Great Falls, MT. He grew up on a large family farm where he learned his hard work ethics and his amazing tinkering ability of being able to fix and make things out of what was available. He loved anything with an engine but especially 1950 and 1960 automobiles, his preference being “Hot Rod Mopars”.
Jon Michael Southworth, beloved husband, father, papa, brother and friend to many left us too early following complications from a medical emergency on September 10, 2020 at the age of 65, with his wife by his side.
Gayle passed away peacefully at home in Live Oak, CA surrounded by love. Gayle Lynn was the second daughter to surviving parents, Gary and Mary Bennett of West Seattle. She graduated from West Seattle High in 1979, and SPU in 1986. She worked as a Registered Dietician and Diabetes Educator in Northern California. On September 17, 1988 she married Michael Loredo, just celebrating 32 years of marriage.
Jacquelyn Scott Willimon, known to her family and friends as Scottie, passed away in August at Harborview Medical Center.
Beverly was born April 17,1927 to Walter and Gladys (Doak) Allen in Yakima, WA. She attended Yakima High School and graduated in 1945. After moving to Seattle, she married John Seager in 1950 where they raised three children. She later married Robert Thompson in 1979.
Monica was born Monica Eklöf on October 2, 1944 in Gothenburg, Sweden. She grew up there with her mother and her two younger sisters. During the summers they moved out to their mother’s family home in a small fishing village on the island of Mollösund off Sweden’s West Coast.
Joy M. Farrell (Jakey) died from complications due to Alzheimer’s and dementia on August 24, 2020, age 89, while residing at the Beehive Retirement and Assisted Living Community in McCleary, WA. She was born June 7, 1931 in Lewiston, ID. Joy spent her younger years in Asotin and Yakima, WA before moving to the Normandy Park, WA area. She graduated from Highline High School in 1949 where her father also taught. In the 1990’s she moved to Montesano, WA from Morton, WA to be near her daughters and grandchildren.
Ida “Jean” Moury passed away peacefully in West Seattle, WA on August 10, 2020. She was born on October 21, 1934 to Arthur and Edith Chittock in Niles, OH and married Darold James “Jim” Moury of Marion, OH on January 26, 1957. They relocated to the West Seattle area with their 4 young sons in the mid 1960’s. Eventually, she enjoyed careers in Real Estate and Bookkeeping until they retired to Gig Harbor and later to Sun City West, AZ where Jim passed away in 2002.