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December 23, 2013
Thomas Carreau

Obit Thomas CarreauThomas Jerome Carreau, 87, passed away Dec. 19, 2013. Tom was born in Tacoma, Wash., to Octave and Lucy Kord Carreau. He served in the U.S. Army and was injured in WWII. After surgery and recovery in a hospital in England, he was honorably discharged from service. Tom attended Seattle University for three years and began working at Mount Rainier Ordinance Depot near Tacoma. He transferred to Tooele Army Depot in April of 1962 and retired from there in 1986 upon 40 years of civil service. Tom married Irene Dolores Lancaster on June 30, 1956 at Holy Rosary Church in Tacoma. Together they had four sons, Lawrence Wayne and James Bradley, born in Tacoma, and Anthony Lloyd and Timothy John, born in Tooele. Tom enjoyed the outdoors with his sons hunting for deer, elk, and pheasants. He was an avid fly fisherman and enjoyed the art of fly tying. He also enjoyed senior league bowling for most of his retirement. Preceding him in death are his parents, his sister Lucille, and three brothers, Robert, Gerald, and Edwin. He is survived by his wife and all four sons, and grandchildren John, Amanda, and David. In respect for his wishes there will be no services. Condolences can be left at www.tatemortuary.com.

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