Nov 25, 1941 – Feb 15, 2016
Kay, Born in Los Angeles California to Lester and Marie Tomlinson. Kay was an only child living with her parents in S. Gate California. From 1942-1946 the family moved to Kansas City. Graduating from Huntington Park High School in 1960, Kay met her husband Bruce in Long Beach, CA in 1961. Following their marriage on June 2, 1962, Kay and Bruce moved to Washington and have lived in Federal Way for more than 30 years.
Kay was an assistant Librarian at Olympic View Elementary School in Federal Way from the mid 1980's until she was hospitalized in November 2015 due to complication from multiple myeloma. Kay's biggest passion after raising three children of her own was working with children.
Kay is survived by her daughter Debbie Kuykendall and her husband Fred, Her son Brian Arnold and his wife Teresa, and Son Mark Arnold and his wife Beth. She is also survived by her grandchildren Kaila, Kiley, Kole, Janessa, great grandson Ryley, and her loving husband Bruce.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to Multiple Myeloma Foundation Research
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