Donna Louise Bill-Tom (1995 – 2017)

June 7, 1995 – July 30, 2017 It is with great sadness that we have lost our beloved Donna Louise Bill-Tom, 22, of Tulalip, WA, who passed away July 30, 2017. She was born June 7, 1995 in Bellingham, WA to Jerome and Margiann (Solomon) Tom. She grew up in Tulalip. Donna was eager and willing to learn to make things by hand, such as shawl making, crocheting, beading, weaving cedar and wool. She was learning to cook for gatherings. She was never hesitant to follow her families’ traditions. Donna loved Stick Games. Donna is survived by grandmother, Jolene Bill of Tulalip; great-grandmother, Geraldine Bill of Tulalip; three sisters, Marsha Solomon, Lauralee Bill-Tom, and Sarah Ann Solomon all of Tulalip; four brothers, Jerome Tom Jr, Jesse Tom, Ray Tom and Lawrence Tom of Lummi, WA. She is also survived by numerous aunties, uncles, cousins and other relatives. Donna had a very special friend in spirit, Albert Young Jr. She was preceded in death by her mother, Margiann (Solomon) Tom; aunties, Kathleen Bill, Miriam Bill of Tulalip; uncle, Joseph Bill of Lummi; great grandfather, Joseph Bill of Lummi; grandfather, Richard J. Solomon of Lummi. Visitation will be held Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Schaefer-Shipman with an Interfaith service to follow at 6:00 p.m. at the Tulalip Gym. Funeral Services will be held Friday, August 4, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Tulalip Gym with burial to follow at Mission Beach Cemetery. We want to acknowledge the tragic losses in our family and community and to let everyone know that our prayers, love and respect are with everyone.