Robert Charles Tonda

Robert Charles Tonda

November 4, 1924 ~ October 9, 2012

Bob was born, raised and then raised his own family on Beacon Hill before moving to Meridian Valley C.C. in Kent in 1978. He graduated from Franklin High School in 1941 and served in the Army during WWII in Alaska. He was an employee, then co-owner, then owner of Canal Boiler Works until 2004. He is survived by his wife of 63 years Kathleen, sons David and Thomas, daughter Kathleen (Frank), Grandchildren Angela (Shannon), Steven, Robert (Sarah) and Great Grandchildren Alec, Asa and Clay. Bob was preceded in death by son Richard.

Burial is Friday November 2nd, 11:00 at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent. Please assemble at 10:45.

Reception following at Meridian Valley C.C. at 12:00. Please RSVP for the reception by Nov. 1st:


Published in The Seattle Times from Oct. 25 to Oct. 31, 2012