Born in Ta’u Manu’a on May 24, 1947 to the late Lauifi Tauiliili and Vaipunalagi Namulauti Tauiliili. Tuifea migrated from American Samoa to Hawaii in 1966, then from Hawaii to Seattle in 1970. There he met the love of his life Vivian. They were united as one as husband and wife on February 8, 1974. In Tuifea became the very first Pacific Islander police officer for Seattle Police Department. In 1980 he was commissioned. In 1981 he had a heart attack which set him back and did not allow him to continue to serve. In 1982 he found a new way to serve his community. and worked for the King County Warrant Office.  In 2002 Tuifea decided to retire and spend some much needed time with his children and grandchildren. Tuifea  Tia priority in life after retirement were his grandchildren. He loved to go fishing, lift weights, and spending time with his grandchildren.. He had a heart of gold! Anyone who was in need for food, clothes, or a place to get cleaned up whatever it was he opend his heart heart, his family, and his home.

Visitation services for Tuifea L. Tauiliili will be held 10am-6pm December 4, 2020. Face masks will be required.

  1. Carol Ezekiel Jojo says:

    I love you grandpa , I’ll see you Friday . You was such a caring man always made sure we had food before we all wake up for breakfast . I miss everything about you grandpa this is going to be hard but we will we get through it I promise I’ll take care of grandma for you ! The boys & I Miss you So much 😭❤️

  2. Mona says:

    Lately I have been having allot of sleepless nights , everything has seem to be going wrong and spiraling out of control without u dad. !! You and moms anniversary is coming up and my heart hurts jus as if u jus left us on nov 22nd at 603pm …. realy wish I could come visit u in heaven and see that smile and jus tell u I love u just 1 more time !!!
    I love and miss you so dearly daddy !!

  3. Mona says:

    I miss U so much daddy
    Life has been used since u been gone
    I have been lost without u wish I could visit u jus 1 last time I need to hear yur voice I love and I miss u like crazy

  4. Mona says:

    I miss u daddy so much life is hard. I need you, I wish heaven had visits because I would be 1st in line

  5. Mona says:

    Your birthday is in 2 months and honestly dad I dont know what and how to feel I love you and I miss you life without you seems so unreal. Everyone has gone crazy and out pf control I miss you dad wish I could visit you just want to see your smile and hear your voice one more time.

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