Estelle Blando Everman, 91, of Yelm, Wash., passed away May 22, 2020. She was born in Holden, Mo., to Journal Albert and May Dove Jan. 19, 1929.

Mark Francis Judd, 69, passed away at his home on the morning of May 5, 2020.

Elaine Ann McCandlis, (nee Nelson), 74, ended her physical journey Mother’s Day. She would tell you that she had graduated to the spiritual level. She was born Feb. 27, 1947, to Doris and Jim, a strong-willed child she insisted everyone refer to her as Annie and refused to respond to Elaine.

JoAnn Langford, formerly of Rainier, Wash., passed away March 26, 2020, in Mesa, Ariz., due to complications following a stroke.

Nora Jean Smith-Pilkonis (née Hayes), passed away peacefully at her home in Enderby, BC,Thursday, April 9, 2020. She was born in Yelm, Wash., at the old homestead Jan. 31, 1945, to Gano Solomon Hayes and Elizabeth Anne Hayes (née Nasner). Nora graduated from Yelm High School in 1963, before …

It is with great sadness that the family of Jacobo "Jake" Jaquez, aka PaPa, announces his passing Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, at the age of 75 years old.

Nathan Clair Turner II, 69, was born in Tacoma, Wash., May 5, 1950, to parents, Nathan Clair Turner Sr. and Jeanne Madge Turner (Smith). He passed away Feb. 10, 2020.

Jonathan F. Stringer passed away Jan. 9, 2020. He was on a job site, helping save a man from a collapsing trench, he succeeded. It was Jon’s nature, helping others. He was born May 4, 1995, in Everett, Wash., and attended schools in Tenino, Tumwater and Rochester.

Marilee Rose Gamin passed away Dec. 5, 2019, in Lacey, Wash. She was born Dec. 27, 1957, to Jack and Olive Gamin in Tacoma, Wash.

On Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, Marion Louise (Cory) Nelson, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away at the age of 97. She was born Dec. 2, 1921, in Fargo, N.D., to Joseph and Ruth Cory.

Michael Allen Laughlin was born Aug. 3, 1946, in Stafford, Kan., to Walter and Betty (Watson) Laughlin. He passed peacefully at his home in Chehalis, Wash., Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, surrounded by his family.

Michael R. Sherman passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at Madigan Army Medical Center, surrounded by his children and grandchildren. He was born April 30, 1947, in Traverse City, Mich., but Washington was his home.

Van Roy Southworth, 70, originally from Yelm, Wash., passed away July 23, 2019, surrounded by his family. Roy was born in Olympia, Wash., June 10, 1949, to Harry and Georgiana Southworth. Along with his older sister, Kay, he was raised in Yelm, Wash.

Leonard Charles Blauvelt was born May 23,1941, in Seattle, Wash., to Leonard and Charlotte Blauvelt. He grew up on Phinney Ridge with his late sister, Linda Vadset.

James Michael Fahey passed away after a short but courageous battle with cancer. He attended Franklin Pierce High School, was a Vietnam era disabled veteran and will always be remembered for his unending sense of humor.

Isabel H. “Izzy” Hay, 96, passed away peacefully June 11, 2019. She was born in Matlock, Wash., to the late Arza and Julia (Gulliver) Hay.

Patrick John Kelly was born to Madge (Carlson) and Frank J. Kelly in Olympia, Washington, and was one of eight siblings, including Lawrence, Hank, Louise, Patricia “Sis”, Dwayne, Donald and Dolly. He is survived by Lawrence, Louise, Patricia “Sis”, Dolly, Dwayne and Hank’s wife Marilyn. He i…

Curtis Franklin Sumner, 77, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 2, 2019, in the Providence St. Peter’s Hospital Intensive Care Unit after sustaining a fatal fall from a roof 14 hours earlier on Saturday. Curt was born Feb. 1, 1942, to William Franklin Sumner and Martha Eloree Hyder Sumner…