Len Tangen was born on September 24, 1934 and passed away on September 18, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents Hans and Julie Tangen and his brother Harry Tangen. He grew up in Ballard and graduated from Ballard High School. He fished with his Norwegian father to earn money for college. He attended and skied for Whitman College and graduated from Seattle University. He owned Thieme, Morris and Starr, Inc insurance brokerage for 30 years. He had a lifelong passion for skiing and sailing. He was a proud member of the Seattle Yacht Club, and he enjoyed spending his winters in Sun Valley.
He is survived by his three daughters Cathy Tangen of Mercer Island, Marybeth O'Neill of Seattle and Terry Bonnofsky (Jurg) of North Bend and five grandchildren Erin O'Neill, Nathan and Kelly Hillard and Ben and Jake Bonnofsky.
The immediate family gathered for a memorial service.
Published on September 26, 2021
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