Sister Nancy O’Reilly, OP 07/11/1929 to 05/07/2020

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 Wilken

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”.

Gayle (Bennett) Loredo. 
January 18, 1961 - September 18, 2020

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. 

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