Zoe Grogan, 90, of Tacoma passed away peacefully
on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2003.
She was born May 2, 1913 in Bogard, Mo. to
Charles and Bessie Daugherty.
Zoe worked as a retail clerk for J.C. Penney and
Sears Roebuck prior to working for and retiring from the Fort Lewis Logistics
Center as a supply clerk.
She enjoyed painting, rose gardening and
traveling with her husband.
She is survived by her loving husband of 55
years, George Grogan; two sisters, Veda Norton of Ephrata and Ardis Simons of
Kingman, Ariz.; one daughter-in-law, Arlene Kershaw of Orting; two
grandchildren, Shelli Manderson of Seattle and Kirk Scott Kershaw of Graham;
three great-grandchildren, Jessica, Cherri and Racheal Kershaw; and several
nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Dale and
Tom; and one daughter, Maxine Manderson.
Viewing will be held Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, from
9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral
services will be held Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, at 3 p.m. at Mountain View Aspen
Chapel, Tacoma. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. Please sign online
guest book at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
Juan Herrera Ibarra, 73, of Sunnyside went to be
with his Lord and Savior Saturday, Dec. 27, 2003, at his home with his loved
He was born June 26, 1930 in Tornillo, Texas, to
Maria Herrera and Jose Ibarra. He spent his childhood in Texas helping his
family pick cotton. At the age of 18, he migrated to the Yakima Valley and
worked as a farm worker and then a sheepherder for Martinez farms. He met and
then married Maria San Juana Ibarra in Sabinas, Coahuila, Mexico on April 25,
1964. Later they were sealed in the LDS Provo Temple on April 5, 1979 in Utah.
They lived in Texas for a few months after they were married and then moved to
Sunnyside. He worked for Hull Farms in Sunnyside as a farm laborer for 13
years. He worked at Independent Foods Incorporated in Sunnyside for 5 years,
and then worked as a custodian at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints until he retired in 1998.
He enjoyed working as a custodian and helping
many people in the church. He loved camping with his family. He was baptized as
a member of the LDS Church at the age of 17 while living in Texas. He was an
active member in the LDS Church in Sunnyside. He held many different callings
of service in the church. He was always willing to help his fellow men in any
way he could.
He is survived by his wife, Juana Ibarra; seven
children, Luis and Cecilia Ibarra of Moxee, Sandra and Noe Rubulcava of Zillah,
Oscar and Wendy Ibarra of Granger, J. Nicolas and Marlene Ibarra of Yakima,
Steven and Samira Ibarra of Orem, Utah, John and Maleesa Ibarra of
Indianapolis, Ind., and Mary Ibarra of Sunnyside; 14 grandchildren; and three
sisters, Carmen Castillo and Enriqueta Cruz, both of El Paso, Texas, and
Manuela Lopez of Caseta, Mexico.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his
sister, Guadalupe Robles; and two brothers, Lorenzo Ibarra and Ramon Ibarra.
Visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 2, 2004,
from noon to 8 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside and Saturday, Jan. 3,
2004, from 8:30 a.m. until time of service at 10 a.m. at the Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-day Saints on Lincoln Avenue, Sunnyside, with burial to follow
at Valley Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Juana
Ibarra at any Banner Bank.