Josephine Rhoda Tennison

Josephine Rhoda Tennison

Birth
Everett, Snohomish County, Washington, USA
Death 24 Oct 2007 (aged 83)
Bremerton, Kitsap County, Washington, USA
Burial Bremerton, Kitsap County, Washington, USA
Plot Hillcrest Section
Memorial ID 22604199 · View Source
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Obituary as appearing in the October 31, 2007 edition of the Kitsap Sun.

Josephine Tennison, 83

of Bremerton

May. 25, 1924 to Oct. 24, 2007

Longtime Bremerton resident Josephine Rhoda Tennison died peacefully October 24, 2007 in Bremerton following a stroke suffered on 30 September. She was born May 25, 1924 in Everett, Washington, the daughter of Joseph Elmer Tremel and Anna Mary Schuchart. A graduate of Bremerton High School (1941), she worked for many years at the Naval Supply Center, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, prior to her retirement.

She was a past Matron of the Order of Eastern Star (Bremerton Reliance Chapter 70), as well as a member of the American Business Women's Association, the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees and the Bremerton Elks Lodge.

She is survived by her sisters, Barbara Anderson and Rose Margaretich of Mukilteo, Washington; a stepson, John Tennison of Santa Rosa, California; and numerous neices and nephews.

She was preceded in death by both her parents; her son, Jerald Tennison (1974); her husband, Lynn Tennison (1975); her sister, Irene Belt (2001); her sister, Doris Wynne (2003); and her longtime companion, John Moeller (2003).

A graveside service will be conducted at the Forest Lawn Cemetery in Bremerton on Thursday, 8 November, at 2 pm. Arrangements are under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice in her name.


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  • Created by: La Jean Greeson
  • Added: 1 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22604199
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Josephine Rhoda Tennison (25 May 1924–24 Oct 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22604199, citing Forest Lawn Cemetery, Bremerton, Kitsap County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by La Jean Greeson (contributor 46898906) .