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In Loving Memory of Sigrid Karen Strozyk Sigrid Karen Strozyk, former resident of Sumner, WA, died Friday, August 10, 2018, in Surprise, AZ. She was 82. Sigrid was born May 27, 1936 in Centralia, WA to Christopher and Violet (Lincoln) Johnsen, and was lovingly raised by her aunt and uncle, John and Pauline Lincoln. She married her husband, Anthony Strozyk, in Centralia in 1956; he survives her. Together they owned and operated Valley Variety in Sumner from the early 1960's until the late 1970's. Sigrid thoroughly enjoyed the Sumner community and all the friends she made along the way. She went on to work for Seattle First Bank, which became Bank of America, as teller for 26 years. Sigrid was a member of the Sumner St. Andrews Catholic Church. She enjoyed her beautiful yard and flower gardens, and spending time at the family beach property near Shelton. Above all, Sigrid loved her family and will be greatly missed. She is survived by her husband, Anthony Strozyk; three sons, Randy (Karma) Strozyk, Michael (Paulette) Strozyk, and Scott (Stephanie) Strozyk; and six grandchildren, Erin (Keith) Bonarrigo, Terrell (Sophie) Keen, Todd (Julie) Norman, Katie Strozyk, Stephen Strozyk, and Sarah Strozyk. Sigrid is also survived by three great-grandchildren, Samuel and Stella Keen and Gracie Norman. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation "Come Walk With Me" Breast Cancer 5K by mail to Good Samaritan Foundation, Attn: Come Walk With Me, PO Box 5296, MS: 409-1-PHIL, Tacoma, WA 98415 or online at www.comewalkwithme5K.org. Our family also invites you and your family to participate in the walk, in memory of Sigrid and in support of others battling this terrible disease, on October 6. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Fern Hill Cemetery in Menlo, WA. A gathering will be held afterwards at the Wildhaber Summer House, 931 Cole Ave. in Raymond, WA, which is just around the corner from our family home. Arrangements are in care of Stoller's Mortuary in Raymond. You may visit www.StollersMortuary.com to leave condolences for the family.
Pub Date: 8/16/2018
Joshua David McKay Joshua passed away August 2, 2018 in Tacoma at the age of 35, and is now in the loving arms his Heavenly Father. He was born in Tacoma, Washington on September 3, 1982 to Larry and Julie McKay and was the youngest of 5 children. He graduated from Curtis High School in 2001, and earned a bachelor's degree in English Literature from Evergreen State University. Joshua was a talented musician and a prolific writer of songs, poetry, and stories. He had a wonderful sense of humor and an infectious smile. His best friend was his cat, Mr. Munson. His impersonation of English characters was beyond hilarious, and he was very happy reading to his little nieces and nephew at Christmas time. Joshua became involved in BMX racing as a pre-teen. He loved the Northwest and made many hiking trips deep into Olympic National Park with his family. He was a voracious reader, particularly of 19th century poets, and loved to give his opinion on 19th century history, music, and politics to engage others good luck with that! He read the Bible straight through as a teenager and became a Jesus lover. He is missed beyond measure by his family and friends; we know he's happy and free now. He is survived by his parents Larry and Julie; siblings Kevin (Mary Jo), David (Sandy), Kristina (Jimmy Ringrose), and big brother Chad; nieces Dawna, Jennifer, Samantha, Lucia, and Ellie; nephew Nicholas P.; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. No words can express the love sent out from others for Joshua. A celebration of Joshua's life will be held at The Titlow Lodge, 8425 6th Ave, Tacoma, Washington, at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 26, 2018. Guest book at www.newtcoma.com.
Pub Date: 8/16/2018
Wilmetta Mae Snodgrass April 9, 1937 August 5, 2018
Pub Date: 8/16/2018


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