Marilyn Diane Mclean Marilyn Diane McLean, 64 of Tulalip, WA passed away on January 14, 2020. She was born, March 29, 1955 in Everett, Washington to Daniel McLean Sr and Nora McLean. She loved gardening; cooking for people, giving to the food bank and gambling. Her cats were her kids. She worked as dealer at the Tulalip Casino and she worked on the fish processing boats in Alaska. She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Daniel McLean Jr., William McLean Sr., Wilfred McLean; and sister, Louise McLean. She is survived by her brother, Milton McLean; sister, Eleanor McLean; sister-in-law, Jeannie McLean; nieces nephews and other relatives. An interfaith service will be held at Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 6:00 pm at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held Friday at 10:00 am at St. Anne’s Catholic Church with burial to follow at Mission Beach Cemetery.
Kathryn A. Gogo Kathryn A. Gogo, 33, of Marysville, Washington passed away peacefully on January 8, 2020 at Providence Hospital in Everett, Washington. Born April 16, 1987 in San Jose, California to Sau S. Gogo and Anny Gogo. Kathryn is survived by her parents; her children, Rudolfo, J’Aliyah, Lucciano and Queeniyah with Rudolfo Flores Jr, of Tulalip, Washington. She was preceded in death by their eldest son, Damian Flores. Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home with an evening service to follow at 6:00 pm at the Tulalip Gym. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10:00 am at the Tulalip Gym with burial to follow at Mission Beach Cemetery.
June 18, 1987 – January 9, 2020 Vanessa O’Day, 32, of Tulalip, WA was born June 18, 1987 to Patrick and Carmen O’Day. She passed away on January 9, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She enjoyed caregiving for family and friends. She enjoyed gardening and had an awesome green thumb. She would teach everyone about gardening that was interested, loved to read and play games. Her favorite pastime was spending time with her niece. Susan and nephew. Jason. She was preceded in death by her grandma, Fran O’Day; Kiah Barbera Craig; papa, Alex Henry; aunties, Audrey Beck, Hazel Craig; cousin, Michael Oman; and uncle, Joe Aleck. She is survived by her parents, Patrick and Carmen; brothers, Jason and Brian; niece, Susan; and nephew, Jason; uncle, Chris O’Day; aunt, Nan York; uncle, George Craig; aunties, Leah and Charmaine; numerous cousins and friends. She was loved and will be greatly missed by many. A celebration of life will be held Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at the Tulalip Gym with burial to follow at the Mission Beach Cemetery.
Charles Michael “Chuck” James II Sept. 29, 1941 – Dec. 29, 2019 Charles James was born on September 29, 1941 to Charles and Marjorie James. He passed away on December 29, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He married the love of his life, Illene, in 1961 and shared 58 years together. Chuck worked for Bethlehem Steel until retirement in 2001; then went on to be the Chief Operating Officer of the Tulalip Resort Casino, his last position was a Tulalip Tribes Board Member. He loved sports. He and his wife have been Seahawks ticket holders since 1976. Chuck played and coached both basketball and baseball. He was a man of steel with his firm handshake, who could still do jump shots in his 70’s. He believed team sports taught life skills, working together to achieve goals and sharing in successes was winning. He was preceded in death by his great-grandson, Marcellus A. Chavez. He is survived by wife, Illene G. (Hatch) James; son, Charles James III; daughter, Charlene James (Ramon Johnny); grandchildren, Tristan James, Madison Johnny (Dennis), Lee Johnny, Maya Johnny-Chavez (Marcel); great-grandchildren, Annabell Lee Johnny, Maryanna Chavez; brothers, Leonard James and Mark James; many nieces and nephews he loved. Recitation of the Rosary was held Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. at Tulalip Gym. Funeral services will be Friday, January 3, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at the Tulalip Gym with burial to follow at the Mission Beach Cemetery.
Brenda Moses, 58 of Tulalip, Washington passed away December 23, 2019. She was born November 8, 1961 in Everett, Washington to Alvin and Clarice Moses Sr. She worked at the Bingo Parlor and then at the casino as a table game dealer and pit boss. She enjoyed camping, going to the mountains and enjoyed family gatherings. She like to go blueberry and blackberry picking as well as boating. She was preceded in death by her father, Alvin Moses Sr.; brother, Alvin Moses Jr.; granddaughter, Adrea Elliott; grandson, Michael (Her baby) Brown III and uncle, Delbert Moses, and nephew, Jason Lee Moses. She is survived by her soulmate of 36 years, Tommy; four daughters, Athena (Rob), Aimee, Ateesha (Issac), her baby, Bridget (Nate); her mother, Clarice Moses; sister, Naomi; brother, Brian; grandchildren, Tianna, Alieja, Kyliah, Desean, Kiera, Kathryn, Makhaio, Miniyah; great granddaughter, Aaliyah-Camari; auntie Irene, Charlene, Janice; uncle Neil, as well as other aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. The most important thing to her was spending time with her grandchildren. A visitation will be held Monday, December 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Schaefer-Shipman with an Interfaith Service at 6:00 pm at the Tulalip Gym. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday at 10:00 am at the Tulalip Gym with burial to follow at Mission Beach Cemetery.
Alvie (Al) Richard McCollum Nov. 30, 1937 – Dec. 11, 2019 Alvie (Al) Richard McCollum, 82 of Tulalip, WA, passed away December 11, 2019. He was born November 30, 1937 in San Fernando, CA to Alive and Cecilia McCollum. He owned his own machine shop in Marysville. He did concrete work for housing foundations and he moved homes. He was a commercial fisherman with his wife, Jean, and he worked for the Tulalip Tribes in logging maintenance and housing maintenance. He was a handyman for many in the community. He is survived by his children, Gary McCollum, Lisa (Lisa) Olver, Robert Fryberg, and Mary Oman; brother, Jess (Margie) McCollum; sister, Katherine Prater; grandchildren, David Charley, Joe Davis, Rocky Renecker, Riley Renecker, Colett Boualavanh, Kayla Pablo, Sharlo Pablo, Levi McCollum, Anthony Sanchez, Merrissa Sanchez; and numerous great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean; son, Rocky (Leslie) Renecker; daughter, Shannon Edwards-Pablo; sisters-in-law, Janet McCloud and Marleen Myers; grandchildren, Louie Pablo III, and Byron McCollum. A celebration of life will be held Monday, December 16, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home with burial to follow at Mission Beach Cemetery.
Franklyn P. Roff
Franklyn “Frank” P. Roff, 88 of Monroe, WA, passed away November 23, 2019. A celebration of Frank’s life will be held Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 11:00 am at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home, Marysville, WA, with inurnment to follow at Mission Beach Cemetery, Tulalip, WA.
James D. (Jim) Adams James (Jim) Adams 65, passed away November 30, 2019 at Providence Hospital in Everett, Washington. Jim was born in Wichita, Kansas on January 29, 1954. Jim was preceded in death by his son, Chase R. Adams; mother, Mildred Adams, father, Eugene Adams; brother-in-law, Ray Ribaud and aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents on both sides of his family. He is survived by his wife, Ellene L. Adams and son, Jaret J. Adams; sister, Marcia Ribaud and brother, Mike Adams. Jim was an uncle and great uncle to many nieces and nephews. Both his mother and father’s families originated from Oklahoma state. Jim’s family moved to various states due to his fathers work for the Boeing Aeronautics company living in California, Louisiana and Washington where Jim met and married his wife of 40 years, Ellene and where both sons, Jaret and Chase, were born at Providence Hospital in Everett. Jim attended college and earned his CPA license. Jim, his brother, and father all worked for the Boeing company in Everett where Jim became a Lead in the company. Jim’s athletic career began in his early school years with basketball, football and was pitcher for his baseball team. He continued to play softball as a pitcher through college but eventually ended baseball thereafter. Jim had many friends during his lifetime and had had many adventures. He lived a full life and was very much loved and admired for who he was as an individual, friend and family member. Jim will be missed by so many. God bless him and keep him. A celebration of Jim’s Life to be held Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 12:00 Noon at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home, Marysville, WA.
Renee Kathy Lou (Simpson) Olson was born on March 23, 1962 to Dawn and Glenn Simpson in Everett, Washington, she joined her family on the other side on November 28, 2019 at the Evergreen Hospice Center in Kirkland, Washington. She is survived by her husband, Todd Olson; children, Tashina (Claudio), Tyrone (Cassandra) Brisbois Sr., TJ (Tah-sheena) Laramie; mother, Dawn Simpson; sisters, Deb (Howard) Brown, April (Rocky) Brisbois and Sjeabon Simpson; grand children, Yessenia, Evelyn, Mauricio, Eternity, Kamri, Tyrone, Jr., Ayden, Madison, Jackson, Jameson, Gabriella, Tyson, Trinity, Tara, Teairra and Theodore; aunts, Ginnie Carpenter, Joy Lacy, Joann Jones and Millie Jones; uncles, Dale (Barbara) Jones, Richard (Toby) Jones, Marvin Jones and Delmer Jones; daughter-in-law, Seanna Olson and many cousins, nieces and nephews in the Jones, Brown, Retasket, Lacy, Carpenter, Simpson, Dunn, Comenote, Hudson and Young Families. She joined her father, Glenn Simpson, daughter, Bridgette (Simpson) Martin, sister, Sharon Kae (Simpson) Comenote, sister-in-law, Kim (Taylor) Simpson; grandparents, George and Luella Jones, Ada Tipton and Aubrey Simpson; aunts, Caroline “Uppy” Thornberry, LaVerne Jones, Gloria St. Germaine, Lorraine Jones, Phyllis Lowe and Bev Jones; uncles, Stan Jones Sr., Alpheus Jones Sr., Lynn “Stomper” Jones, Norman Jones, Billy Jones, Chucky Jones, Cecil Lacy, George Carpenter, Bob Thornberry and Howard St. Germaine, her dog “Scrappy CoCo” on the other side. Funeral Services to be held Monday, December 9, 2019 at 10:30 am at the Tulalip Gym.
Oct. 2, 1951- Nov. 27, 2019 Born October 2, 1951 in Bremerton, WA to Marvin Napoleon Sr. and Susie (Joseph) Napoleon. Marvin went to be with the Lord on the afternoon of November 27, 2019 in Arlington, WA. He graduated High School from Olympia High School in 1969. He then continued his education and attended college at Eastern Washington graduating with his bachelor’s degree. He worked for our people helping the government form the Indian Child Welfare he was one of the first Native Americans to help. He later retired in 1989. For the last 30 years he loved spending time with his family and friends, traveling in his mobile home. He later settled in Tulalip, WA in 1997. Marvin loved his four legged babies, he would take them for their daily walks around the neighborhood. He loved going to bingo, and taking pictures. You never saw him without a camera. He loved watching the Yankees, and Seahawks play. He never missed a game. He enjoyed going to all kinds of events and luncheons. He leaves behind His spouse, Alice Sanches; sons, Joseph Napoleon, Richard Sanchez; sister, Rose (Napoleon) Sicade; grandchildren: Kaylee Napoleon, Richard Sanchez Jr. and Jadin Sanchez; nephew, Frederick Sicade Sr. and nieces, Leandra Napoleon and Tara Parks. He is entering heaven with his parents Marvin and Susie Napoleon Sr; daughter, Jessie Napoleon; brothers, Ron, Don, Terry, Henry, and Sam Napoleon, sister, Ruthanne Napoleon and his two dogs, Bear and Feather; niece, Susan Jones, nephew, Stanton Sicade Sr.; aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents Visitation is Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home with an Interfaith Service following at 6:00 pm at the Tulalip Gym. Funeral Services to be held Friday at 10:00 am at the Tulalip Gym with burial following at Mission Beach Cemetery.