John Tawes of Ferndale, WA passed away unexpectedly on 5/5/2-016, Born 6/22/1946 in Bellingham, WA to Robert and Betty Tawes. John grew up between Ferndale and West Seattle, He graduated from FHS in 1964 He then entered the USN retiring with the rank of MMCM, He the worked for the City of Bellingham where he was instrumental in the Museum of History and Art roof replacement. He filled his time with friend and his Harley and scroll art. John is survived by his mother Betty Tawes, Brother Robert Tawes Jr, Daughter Sheri Ellis (Bruce) Granddaughter Kirisa Ellis, and unofficial son Joshua Robison, he was preceded in death by his Father Robert Tawes, Brother Donald Tawes. Please join us for a Celebration of Life with Military Honors service to be held June 3rd at 2pm at Woodlawn cemetery 5977 Northwest Dr, Ferndale, WA, followed by a "ride" to Our Diner 5962 Guide Meridian, Bellingham, WA for...All Motorcycle/Harley rider's are welcome to come dressed and ready to ride....
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Published in Bellingham Herald on May 21, 2016