Obituary of Theodore Axtell
Theodore passed away on February 19, 2018. He was surrounded by family members in his last days. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah to Theodore Axtell and Nellie Webb Axtell. He will be greatly missed. He volunteered his time and love to many members of the Soundview Ward. They served a mission for the church and were called to serve on the Navaho Indian Reservation and dearly learned to love the people there and made many friends.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Beverly Alayne Axtell. They were married for 63 years. One daughter also, Diane Milhans. He is survived by his children, Karen Rushton (Tim), David Axtell (Maria), and Sally Manukia (Tevita); 17grandchildren; 30 great-grand children; and also many nieces and nephews who all loved him.
Services will be held on Thursday, March 1, 2018. There will be a viewing from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at New Tacoma Funeral Home in University Place, WA followed by a graveside service with military honors at 1 p.m., then a Memorial Service at 3 p.m. at the West Chapel in University Place. Please see the full obituary at www. newtacoma.com.