Rowena Caliwara Ragasa, 57, of Bonney Lake died on April 2, 2019, surrounded by her family.
She was born in Agdangan, Quezon, Phillipines, and emigrated to the United States in 1992. She is remembered as a loving mother and caring daughter who brightened the day for everyone around her, especially friends and the “Birthday Club.” She worked at Safeway in Milton.
She is survived by son Terrance L. Ragasa; mother Zosima Valdez Caliwara; and brothers Renato, Rowel, Romuel, Ramil and Ronaldo Caliwara. She ws preceeded in death by her husband Robert “Bob” Ragasa and father Jaime Caliwara.
A memorial Mass took place April 24 at St. Andrew Catholic Church, followed by inurnment with her husband at Tahoma National Cemetery. All are asked to pray the Rosary in her memory.