Tashiye Eva Goff: 1923-2019

Mar 13, 2019

Tashiye Eva Goff, neé Tsukamoto, was born December 16, 1923, near Sumner, Washington.

She worked on the family farm and attended Sumner High School. At the onset of WWII, Tashiye and her family were interned in Minidoka, Idaho. After Tashiye joined the U.S. Army, she met her soon-to-be husband, Percy.

After leaving military service, Tashiye and Percy started a family and had three boys. After Percy's death in 1960, Tashiye went on working two jobs as a civil servant for the Navy and as a transportation specialist at Mill Creek Country Club.

She also earned a degree at Edmonds Community College and was an award-winning member of the Sno-King Fuchsia Society. She also volunteered at the Edmonds Center for the Arts and as a member of the Haller Lake Lutheran Church.

She leaves behind sister Mary Jane Tsukamoto; son Greg Goff and his wife Michelle Goff; granddaughter Mariko and her husband Logan Swank; grandson Daniel Goff and great-granddaughter Chloe Goff; son Brian Goff and his wife Tressa Goff; grandson Max Goff; granddaughter MadaLynne Goff; grandson Ryan Garrison; great-granddaughter Cameron Jasperson; and son William Goff and partner Brenda Frieboes; granddaughter Candace Frieboes; granddaughter Kayla (Friedoes) Starlin and her husband James Starlin; grandsons William Frieboes and grandson Patrick Frieboes.

A viewing is scheduled at Beck's Tribute Center in Edmonds, Wednesday, March 13, from 3-6 p.m.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Westgate Chapel on March 16th at 1 p.m. with a reception following in the Church Sanctuary.

Share memories at www.beckstributecenter.com.

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