Glen “Fizz” Leroy Tomlinson passed away in Sedro-Woolley, WA on March 12, 2017. He was born on April 15, 1936 in Norwood, Colorado. Fizz moved to Bellingham in 1967 with his family. He worked for Puget Power from 1968 until his retirement in 1996.
Fizz served in the U.S. Navy as a radio operator on the USS Rochester from 1954 until 1958 when he was honorably discharged. He was a proud member of the George Hamilton Post 7, American Legion, in Bellingham for over 30 years.
He is survived by his wife, Barb Lane-Tomlinson; daughters, Tammy Putoff and Lorri Thompson; grandchildren, Chandra Thompson, Kyle Thompson and Bryce O’Malley and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Sunday, March 26, 2017, from 1:00 to 5:00pm at the George Hamilton Post 7, American Legion Hall, 1688 West Bakerview Road, Bellingham, WA 98229. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Lemley Chapel, Sedro-Woolley.