Bernice Money died July 17, 2017, at the age of 93.
She was born March 10, 1924, the only child of Ben and Emilia Stupur. The small family farm in Buckley was started by her parents in 1912. She lived in Tacoma for several years where she worked for Boeing as a true “Rosie the Riveter.” She met and married Arnold Money and returned to the family farm in Buckley. She and the family had been active participants and were members of St. Aloysius Catholic church in Buckley.
She is survived by daughters Joyce Hoggatt (Terry), Renee Barquest (Barry), Roselle Sanderson (Rees) and Barbara Osburn; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband 23 years ago.
There will be a viewing from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 30, and the Rosary following, both at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Buckley. The funeral will also be at St. Aloysius on Monday, July 31.
Bills show hundreds of residents doubled or tripled their water usage in the past two months, but many say they’ve not increased, or even decreased, their water consumption, and the city’s system must be wrong.
For the last decade, Ellen Boyd has been taking care the city of Buckley, most recently as its director of the youth center, senior center and parks department. So when Ellen was diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian germ cell cancer, her friends decided it was time the community she dedicated her life to should come out to support her.
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Some Black Diamond residents have been the target of a recent phone scam by an individual that identifies themselves as a police officer, at times using a legitimate officer’s name.