Obituaries

LaDonna Eilers
B: 1928-01-06
D: 2019-11-24
View Details
Eilers, LaDonna
Sharon Reason
B: 1950-05-30
D: 2019-11-22
View Details
Reason, Sharon
David Johnson
B: 1949-07-10
D: 2019-11-18
View Details
Johnson, David
Kathryn Hackney
B: 1939-09-01
D: 2019-11-13
View Details
Hackney, Kathryn
Helena Matthynssens
B: 1972-06-23
D: 2019-11-13
View Details
Matthynssens, Helena
John Bastin
B: 1924-10-29
D: 2019-10-23
View Details
Bastin, John
John Bastin
B: 1924-10-29
D: 2019-10-23
View Details
Bastin, John
Elaine Tackett
B: 1937-08-09
D: 2019-10-18
View Details
Tackett, Elaine
Donald Tackett
B: 1932-05-16
D: 2019-10-09
View Details
Tackett, Donald
Carmen Ainsworth
B: 1928-10-21
D: 2019-10-03
View Details
Ainsworth, Carmen
Betty McGhee
B: 1926-01-01
D: 2019-09-29
View Details
McGhee, Betty
Donald Howell
B: 1927-09-13
D: 2019-08-29
View Details
Howell, Donald
Debra Salo
B: 1951-10-16
D: 2019-07-17
View Details
Salo, Debra
Barbara Yrigoyen
B: 1935-01-27
D: 2019-07-16
View Details
Yrigoyen, Barbara
David Francisco
B: 1966-07-10
D: 2019-07-15
View Details
Francisco, David
Jeanette Kinney
B: 1927-01-08
D: 2019-07-07
View Details
Kinney, Jeanette
Ramona Stout
B: 1930-08-13
D: 2019-07-06
View Details
Stout, Ramona
Linda Ward
B: 1952-06-07
D: 2019-06-27
View Details
Ward, Linda
Linda Twibell
B: 1940-05-18
D: 2019-06-27
View Details
Twibell, Linda
Glenelg Clarke
B: 1924-08-16
D: 2019-06-21
View Details
Clarke, Glenelg
Alice Lucke
B: 1923-05-15
D: 2019-06-17
View Details
Lucke, Alice

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
2208 Roosevelt Street
P.O. Box 22
Aberdeen, WA 98520
Phone: 360-532-0220
Fax: 360-532-2454
Elaine Tackett

Elaine Mabel Tackett (Proctor)

Monday, August 9th, 1937 - Friday, October 18th, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Elaine Tackett, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Elaine Tackett with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Elaine Mabel Tackett, 82, Westport resident and wife of Don ‘Mr. T’ Tackett, passed away on Friday morning, October 18, 2019, nine days following her husband, at Summit Pacific Medical Center in Elma, WA.
Elaine was born on August 9, 1937 in Renton, WA to Roy and Mabel (Palmer) Proctor. She grew up in Renton and graduated from Renton High School in 1955. On June 13th, 1955 she went to work for City of Renton Parks and Recreation Dept. and met fellow employee Don Tackett. Five months later the two got engaged and on February 4th, 1956, Donald married Elaine Proctor in Renton, WA. They moved to Bellingham where Don was going to school at Western Washington State College. Soon after their second child, Don dropped out of school and went to work for the Boy Scouts while Elaine raised the kids.
Once the kids were in school, Elaine went to work in the medical profession, serving as an admitting clerk and office administrator for emergency room services in Ellensburg and then at Riverton Hospital in Seattle when Don was teaching school in Federal Way. When Don got the job at Hoquiam High School, Elaine went to work f or Dr. Korvel in Aberdeen for five years and then at St. Joseph’s Hospital for seven years until her retirement in 1987.
When Don retired in 1993, they had a home built on the lower Hump River where they lived for the next five years. Elaine loved to area and she enjoyed working outside making the property a pristine park like area with trails and gardens around the property.
In 1998, they took their 5th wheel and explored North America for the next two years. When they returned, they built a home in Westport behind their son’s home and settled down.
Elaine kept busy in her retirement. She enjoyed writing, especially journaling and volunteering for several organizations in Grays Harbor, including, Meals on Wheels, PAWS, and the Westport South Beach Food Bank.
Elaine is survived by her son, Lon (Margo) Tackett of Westport; three daughters: Laura Tackett of Aberdeen, Peri (Ray) Shapansky of Westport and Jennifer (Jon) Henderson of Montrose, CO; fourteen grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Donald “Mr. T” Tackett, and a former son-in-law Ryan Redifer.
A celebration of Elaine and Don’s life will be held on Saturday, November 16th at 1 PM in the 7th Street Theater in Hoquiam.
Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Twibell’s Fern Hill Funeral Home in Aberdeen, WA.
Read Less

To send flowers in memory of Elaine Mabel Tackett (Proctor), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday, November 16th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, November 16th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    7th Street Theatre
    Address
    313 7th Street
    HOQUIAM, WA 98550
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Reception

    Location
    7th Street Theatre
    Address
    313 7th Street
    HOQUIAM, WA 98550
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Elaine here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Elaine Mabel Tackett (Proctor) by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album