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Obituaries (or In Memoriams for that form) printed in The News Tribune, including both text and photos, can appear on for an additional charge and are archived indefinitely in's searchable database. Funeral Service Notices are not archived and consist of current listings from many area funeral homes.
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Francine D. Manthou 5/28/48 - 7/22/14 Loving daughter, sister and Aunt. She had three loves in her life, going to family sport events, the casino, and most of all her friends and family. Survived by mother Mary, sister Rene (Jerry), nieces and nephews Diamond (Jarina), Danielle (Brent), Brooke, Cassidy, Riley, Carson, Trevon, Kalei, Brent III, and Diamond Jr., the Manthou family, and dear friend Harolyn. Donations may be made in memory of Fran Manthou at Columbia Bank. Services will be held 1:00 PM Monday, July 28th, at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, S. 16th and Yakima. Arrangements by Piper Morley with Oakwood Hill, 253-472-3353. Please sign the guest book at
Pub Date: 7/26/2014

Jerene Jacobson Was born in Yakima, WA on July 5th, 1930. She passed at home on July 20th, 2014, surrounded by her family. She will be greatly missed by her husband of 63 years, Paul (Jake) Jacobson and their children Jerry, Tom, Rosanne, and Patrick. Jerene cherished each and every one of her grand- and great-grandchildren, loved her sister Rosemary and her brothers Jerry and Jim. Jerene's special friends would fill this page; she enjoyed her life and all of those she spent it with to the fullest: graduating from Puyallup High School, being a Daffodil Princess, camping with her kids, golfing, fishing, gardening, traveling all over the country in an RV, and calling the foothills in AZ her winter home. A memorial will be held at the Puyallup Eagles Monday, Aug. 4th, 2014 at 12:00.
Pub Date: 7/26/2014

Virgil Allen Jones, Jr. During the afternoon of July 16, 2014, Virgil passed away at Madigan Army Medical Center in JBLM, Washington. Virgil was 82 years old. Virgil Jones, Jr. was born in the town of Dalton, Georgia on May 30, 1932. He was the first child, and first son, of Velma Agnes and Virgil Allen Jones, Sr. Virgil joined the Army as a young man. While serving in Panama, he met and married the love of his life, Mavis Beatrice Clarke. Virgil retired in 1977 after a 30-year career, settling down in Lakewood, Washington, where he had been a resident for 37 years. He became a US Customs Inspector in 1980 and retired from that service in the early 90's. Virgil was preceded in death by his loving wife Mavis, his father Virgil Allen Jones, Sr., his brothers Robert and Edward Lamar, his sister Sarah Lillian, and son-in-law Carlos Levy. Virgil is survived by his mother Velma Agnes Jones, and his sister Kathryn McDade, both of Dalton, GA, daughters Carol Levy of Tacoma, WA, Crystal Watters of Los Angeles, CA, Sarah Ortiz (Wilfredo) of Lakewood, WA, and Velma Jones-White (Eric) of Seattle, WA, son Virgil Jones, III (Danielle) of Des Moines, 11 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held on Monday, July 28, 2014 at 2 PM at Mountain View Cemetery. If desired, memorials can be made the Wounded Warrior Project.
Pub Date: 7/26/2014

Edgar H. Raboteau Oct 6 1929- July 22 2005 Rita A. Raboteau Jan 18 1924- July 27 2012 Imperfect - yet The BEST - So are we Still trying...Still mourning Remembering Always - Your loving Next generations!
Pub Date: 7/26/2014

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