Lew Robert Middleton Age 84, passed away peacefully at his home 8/19/2014 in Tacoma, WA. Lew was born on 2/27/1930 in Salt Lake City to Lewis N. Middleton and Susanna V. Jones. Lew served in the Army for 20 years fighting in both the Korean and Vietnam wars. He then served as a Correctional Officer for an additional 25 years before finally retiring in 1989. He is survived by his wife of 37 years Leonor Ortiz Middleton; 8 children: Mary Gunderson, Arthur Middleton, Lew Middleton Jr., Terry Balshuesman, Edward Raymond, George Raymond, Tina Gospodarec and Matthew Raymond; He is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren and his beloved dog "Shorty." There will be no services held at his request and he will be laid to rest at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, WA.
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Published in News Tribune (Tacoma) on Aug. 24, 2014