Lynne Sheryl Selam

MARCH 23, 1966 – JANUARY 31, 2024

Lynne Sheryl (Moses) Selam was born March 23, 1966 to Maryann “Cookie” and Louie Moses and passed away January 31, 2024. Lynne lived in Yakama and Tulalip throughout her life and enjoyed crabbing and fishing as a young woman. She traveled a lot on the stick game road and had friends and family everywhere she went. She loved cooking for her people and watching canoe races. Lynne loved going to Bingo and to the Casino anywhere she visited. Lynne would always take her grandchildren during Spring break and Winter breaks when she lived in Wapato. 

She is survived by her children Ramona (Albert), Nicholas (Jasmine), and Sarah. Grandchildren Dakaota, Desmond, Dahawnee, Maryann, Samantha, David, and George. Brothers John and Gene Enick. Uncle Bill Williams and aunt Irene Daniels-Moses. Many family members as well. 

She is preceded in death by her husband John C. Selam, her parents, brothers Clifford and Michael Enick and sister Deloris Moses, niece Leann Enick, nephew Johnny Enick, and Moses/Enick family. 

An evening service will be held Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024 at 6 PM at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home. The funeral will be held Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024 at 10 AM at the Tulalip Gathering Hall with burial to follow at Mission Beach Cemetery.

Byron Lee Sheldon

MARCH 4, 1950 – JANUARY 29, 2024

Byron Lee Sheldon was born on March 4th 1950, born to Thelma Townsend and Charles “Red” Sheldon, and passed away on January 29th 2024. Born in Everett, WA, lived on in Tulalip until a young age, then grew up in Everett and graduated from Everett high school in 1968. After graduation Byron attended Western University for a brief period, after he returned to Tulalip where he lived for the remainder of his life. He spent decades working for the Tulalip Tribes as a courier and his favorite term for himself was a “gopher” go for this, go for that. He would often stop for his favorite snack a corn dog from the teriyaki store while on the run. Byron was known for his goofy sense of humor. He was an avid car collector, enjoyed wood working in his younger years, had big kind heart. He loved animals and kept many dogs and a few cats as pets over the years. 

He was proceeded in death by his parents along with nephews Leon Bitsie, Dareth Beltran, Richard Darren Powell & Brandon Bryant was survived by his siblings: Marlene Beltran William Sheldon, Lita Sheldon, Karen Sheldon along with his nieces and nephews, Steve Beltran III, Rachel Mowrer, Morgan Bryant, J.D. Mowrer, Julie Wilson, Max Mowerer, Emily Wilson and Angie Rodriguez

Teresa Moses Whitish

JANUARY 28, 1949 – JANUARY 13, 2024

Teresa Moses Whitish ‘yabulqs” was born on 1-28-1949 to Marya and Walter Moses Sr. in Tulalip, WA she passed away surrounded by her loved ones on 1-13-2024. She leaves behind sons Wallace King Sr “Roy’ yubəč, Randy Brinson, and Saul Brinson (Julia Brinson). Daughters Leah Hood and Sylvanna Brinson. Her 14 grandkids and 7 Great grandkids. Siblings Johanna Moses, Rachel Hood, April Smith, Julie Russell, Vicki Tsoodle , Daniel “Danny” Moses Sr. Proceeded into death by her daughter Arlena Hood, her brothers Walter Moses Jr, Raymond “ti-at-mus” Moses, Victor Moses, Gilbert Moses. Teresa enjoyed being a fisherwoman, language warrior, everyone’s favorite auntie and hands down the best cook. Her hugs were magical they could change your whole day around. She had a heart big enough for everyone, if she loved you she loved you forever. She was a proud Tulalip Tribal Elder. We will be meeting at Schaefer Shipman funeral home in Marysville, WA at 12pm on Friday January 19th, 2024 and then proceeding to Tulalip Gathering Hall, Dinner 5pm Evening Services to follow. Saturday January 20th, 2024 her final resting place will be in the Moses Family Cemetery in Sauk-Suiattle WA.

Dennis Lee Hegnes

Dennis Lee Hegnes Sr. was born on June 6, 1946, a Thursday, in Everett, WA. He entered into rest on January 13, 2024, a Saturday. 

Dennis was born to Clay and Lois Hegnes and was a lifelong resident of Tulalip, WA. He graduated from Marysville High School. Dennis served in the U.S. Air Force for four years with another two years in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. He worked for Welco Lumber and the Tulalip Tribes Building Maintenance department for many years. 

Dennis married his wife, Marion, on October 8, 1968 and they created a happy and content life together. They had three children, Dennis Jr., Donald, and Denise. They were married for 42 years, until her death in 2011. 

Dennis was a family man who liked to joke around. He was a fisherman and carpenter who liked travel and outdoor activities.

Dennis is survived by his children, Dennis and Pieper Hegnes Jr., Donald and Belinda Hegnes, and Denise Hegnes; his grandchildren, Amanda Hegnes and John Baca, Katerina Hegnes, Nolan Hegnes, and Emily Hegnes; his great-grandchildren, Grayson and Roman; his siblings, Pam Hegnes, Sue and Chuck Campbell, and Herb Hegnes; his special sister, Lillian and Franco Gomez; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife Marion Jones Hegnes; his grandson Jaylend Hegnes; his parents, Clay and Lois Hegnes; and his special siblings, Viola Jones Spencer and David Spencer Sr.

Ennette Brumbaugh-Jussero 

July 18, 1963 – December 4, 2023

We are sad to announce the passing of Ennette Elise Brumbaugh-Jussero of Tulalip Washington. Ennette has passed away at a young age of 60. Ennette was blessed to have passed away surrounded by her loved ones after a long battle with illness.

Ennette was born on July 18, 1963 and passed away on December 4 th, 2023. Ennette leaves behind a son Shaun Dale McCurdy (39), a granddaughter Liberty Marie Mccurdy (17), a daughter Sheena Shuree McCurdy (38) a grandson Kadyn J Richards (19), and daughter Kristie Marie Jussero (33).

Ennette enjoyed singing, music and self-teaching of all instruments she could get her hands on. She also loved and enjoyed her animals, she was proud to be a Tulalip Tribal Member. But her main love in life was spending time with family visiting and laughing.

Ennette leaves behind her brother Terry Roy Parker Sr, sister-in-law Pam Parker, Sister Sherry Joy Guzman and brother-in-law Ponciano (Pete) Guzman and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Ennette is now rejoicing with her Mom Virginia Cepa Brumbaugh, Dad Emmett Brumbaugh, and sister Jodee Brumbaugh Aschenbrenner.

We w ill be meeting at Schaefer Shipman funeral home in Marysville Washington at 930am on Monday December 11, 2023, and then proceeding to the Tulalip Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints for services. Ennette will then be laid to rest at the Mission Beach Cemetery.

Theresa Catherine “TAH-LI-SE”Jimicum

August 20, 1975 – November 17, 2023 

She was born into this world on August 20th 1975 to Ruby Jimicum and Daniel “Gene” Zackuse Sr. She went to be with the creator on November 17th 2023. When she was just three days old when she received her Indian name “TAH-Li-SE” from her grandfather Joseph Alvin Jimicum Sr. She grew up and spent most of her time on the Tulalip Indian Reservation. One of her favorite jobs was working for Tulalip’s custodial maintenance department which she dedicated her life to for eight years. She was a very positive, down to earth, uplifting person who loved everyone. She loved spending time with family, her children, and grandchildren. She also enjoyed going to the mountains all year around, to swim in the river during the summer and to see the snow in the winter. Shopping, crocheting, and putting on sparkly makeup were some of her favorite hobbies. She leaves behind what she referred to as her beautiful bouquet of flowers, her children. Ranika Jimicum(Nika), Domanik Moses, Monique Moses(MoMo), Scott Hill Jr, Mary Moses, Charlie Hill, William Thomas, and Emily Thomas. She’s survived by her mother Ruby Jimicum, sister Alvina Jimicum, and her grandchildren Skylena Moses-Apodaca, Katherine Moses-Apodaca, Keilani Moses-Higgins, and Mariah Moses-Erickson. She’ll never be forgotten and always in our hearts!

An interfaith service will be held Monday, Nov. 27, 2023 at 6 PM at the Tulalip Gathering Hall. A celebration of her life will be held Tues, Nov. 28, 2023 at 10 AM at the Tulalip Gathering Hall with burial to follow at Mission Beach Cemetery.

Duane Joseph Collings

SEPTEMBER 27, 1938 – NOVEMBER 10, 2023

On November 10th 2023 Duane (Joe)peacefully passed away at home. Joe was 85 years old. Born to Isabella and Henry (Ace) Collings. Joe is preceded in death by his 3 siblings: Liz, Irene, Sonny. HIs wife, Sandra Collings, Son Joseph (Joey)

As a young man Joe was in the National Guard for approx 4 years.

Joe worked his long career in the Snohomish County area as a Mill Worker. Retired from Jeld Wen/Nord Door in 2003. From there he worked side by side with his daughter Jeanice at T&T Upholstery for 10 years. He really enjoyed the people and working for fun with Jeanice. He enjoyed Food, traveling , music, woodworking, cars and music and of course coffee.

He leaves behind his kids, Jeanice, Jodene, Juanita, Jeff, Lisa, Michael, Deena and Denise and 12 Very special grandchildren and 22 Great Grand Kids. Duane was know as a “Stand Up Guy.”

A celebration of his life will be held Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023 at 10 AM at the Tulalip Gathering Hall with burial to follow at Mission Beach Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home.

Elizabeth Margaret Penn

December 17, 1934 – November 4, 2023 

Elizabeth “Liz” Penn was born December 17, 1934 in Monroe, WA to Minnie Jimicum of Tulalip and Paul Raymond Cagey of Swinomish and passed away on November 4, 2023. She graduated Chemawa Indian School and worked in La Push for the Quileute Tribe. Liz was very intelligent worked a lot within the court system as a Native Children’s Advocate she had the potential to go far supporting families.
A passion of hers was sports, she supported the Native hard ball teams and players. Liz loved the Mariners and new all the players names and stats. She loved to read finishing a book in 3 days cover to cover and crocheting. Liz had two favorite Casinos and enjoyed gambling at The Tulalip QCC Casino and The Muckleshoot Casino. Liz was active in Winter ceremonies since 1986. 
She is survived by Richard (Teena) Muir Jr., grandchildren Warren (Betty) King George, Nicole Muir, Great-Grandchildren Cierra (Trevor), Dalton (Brittney), Aneeta, Alysianna, Adayez, Anthony, Avalyn, Malu, Kristina, Matt, Gene, Nathaniel, Vincent, Vernon, Angela, Cecilia, Mary, Roman, Great-Great-Grandchildren Violet, Madex, and Dylan. Liz is survived by numerous family members. 
She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas “Ribs” Penn, sisters Juanita, Roberta, Naomi. Grandchildren Carla Cheer, Jr Shay, and Justin Jones. 

At her request no services will be held. 

David Daniel Spencer Sr.

David Daniel Spencer Sr. was born on June 7, 1937, a Monday, in Tulalip, WA. He entered into rest on October 28, 2023, a Saturday.

David was raised by his grandparents, Katrina ‘Kwi-tee’ and Ambrose Bagley, on the Tulalip Indian Reservation. He graduated from Marysville High School in 1956. David served in the U.S. Army from 1958 to 1961. He attended Everett Community College and the University of Washington. David worked at the General Telephone Company (GTE) for thirty years before retiring in 1991.

He and his soulmate, Viola Carol Jones Spencer, were high school sweethearts and were married on April 7, 1958. They had four children, Doreen, Janel, David Jr., and Dawn Shirley. They were married for 39 years, until her death in 1997. In recent years, he found love again with his partner, Katherine Campbell.

David was a gentleman who was loved by all. He was a kind and gentle person with a warm heart. He was an artist, writer, poet, singer, and life-long learner.

David is survived by his children, Doreen and Peter Sieminski and David Spencer Jr. and Nancy Tom; his partner Katherine Campbell; his granddaughters, Nicole Sieminski and Dawn Marie Spencer; his great-grandchildren, Angelo and Gabriella; his sisters, Mildred and Vivian Spencer; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his wife Viola Jones Spencer; his daughters, Janel and Dawn Shirley Spencer; his grandson Daniel Sieminski; his parents, Agnes Sese and Richard Spencer Sr.; his grandparents, Katrina ‘Kwi-tee’ and Ambrose Bagley; and his siblings, Grace Meninick Goedel, Sophia Courville Spencer, Richard Spencer Jr., Ruth Zackuse, Infant Spencer, Neil LeClaire, Charles Francis Spencer, Nancy Spencer-Andre, Rose Cross, Harriet Spencer-Hillaire, George Spencer, Robert Spencer, Oscar Spencer, Stephen Spencer, Mary Spencer Jimicum, and Charles Spencer.

An interfaith service will be held Wed. Nov. 1, 2023 at 6 PM at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home. A celebration of his life will be held Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023 at 10 AM at the Tulalip Gathering Hall with burial to follow at Mission Beach Cemetery.

Roy Earnesto “Moose” Manson Jr.

September 25, 1987 – October 25, 2023

Roy Manson Jr. “Moose” was born September 25, 1987 to Leslie Bagley and Roy Manson Sr. And passed away surround by family on October 25, 2023. He was raised in Tulalip at the Patrick home. He was a huge sports fan enjoyed watching wrestling and UFC fights. He attend Seahawks games even driving to California. Roy met his wife in 2003 and they married in 2013 in Hawaii. Roy traveled often with his grandparents to Hawaii to attend the Pro Bowl he loved making these memories with his family. He loved listening to his music. 

He is survived by his wife Alexandra kids Nekalanie, Nekyra, Neshanti, Roy III, One grandchild parents, grandma Thelma Williams siblings Shaun Bagley, Darin James, Tareece James, Jaleece James and Hanford James Jr. Close friend Feather Medina. Great Uncle Hank Williams and Great Aunt Judy Patrick. Numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Preceded in death by Grandpa Cy Williams and Aunts Cheryl A. Bagley, Lynda L. Bagley Teri Marie Bagley. Grandma Pauline Badroad and Grandpa Roy Manson 

A celebration of his life will be held Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023 at 10 AM at the Tulalip Gathering Hall will burial to follow at Mission Beach Cemetery