Kenneth Wendell Bastion Passed away of Alzheimer's disease on June 13, 2011 in Hemet, CA. He leaves behind his wife of 54 years, Karen, three children, seven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Ken was a retired Warrant officer in the Army, a graduate of PLU, and formerly owned travel agencies in Spanaway, Yelm, Graham, and Eatonville. He served two tours of duty in Vietnam and received the Soldiers medal for pulling five men from a burning helicopter. He divided his time living in Allyn, WA and Hemet, CA.
Published in News Tribune (Tacoma) from June 16 to June 19, 2011