February 2, 2012 | Vol. 39, No. 5

Dale Lee Tennison, 68

Dale Lee Tennison, 68 passed away January 29, 2012 at his home in Spokane, Wash. after a 10 month battle with cancer. Dale was born July 9, 1943 in Olympia, Wash. His family moved to Petersburg when he was seven years old and he attended school through his sophomore year. At that time he started working on “The Shirley”, a purse seiner owned by Ray Thomason, helping with the fishing and doing the cooking. In 1965 he was in Juneau, where he met and married his wife of 47 years, Donna Frankforter. He joined the International Union of Operating Engineers and worked road construction,...

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Dale Lee Tennison, 68

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