Our Obituaries

Helen Louise Thiel

August 11, 1910 - June 16, 2017

To Those I LoveWhen I am gone, release me, let me go.You musn't tie yourself to me with tears.Just be happy that we had so many years.I gave you my love, you can only guess,How much you gave to me in happiness.I thank you for the love you each have shown,But now it's time I traveled alone.So grieve a while for me, if grieve you must,Then let your grief be comforted by trust.It's only for a while...
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Tung-men Tang

March 12, 1920 - June 5, 2017

AfterglowI'd like the memory of meTo be a happy one.I'd like to leave an afterglowOf smilesWhen life is done.I'd like to leave an echo whisperingSoftly down the ways.Of happy times and laughing timesAnd bright sunny days.I'd like the tears of those who grieve,To dry before the sunOf happy memories that I leaveWhen life is done.~Helen Lowrie Marshall~Arrangements entrusted to...
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Charles Gause Gray

May 25, 1928 - June 4, 2017

Charles "Chuck" Gray passed away on June 4th, 2017 at his home in Bremerton surrounded by loved ones. Chuck was born on May 25th, 1928 to Dennis Gray and Elizabeth McFadgen Gray in Stevensville, Montana. He had four brothers and two sisters who preceded him in death. Chuck graduated from the University of Montana in 1950. He served in the Ready Reserve (Active Status) and was inducted...
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James Darby Ames

July 9, 1943 - June 2, 2017

James D. Ames, age 73, died Friday, June 2, 2017 after fighting many battles both on and off the field. He survived the Vietnam War, a liver transplant as well as cancer. Unfortunately, COPD was a disease in the end he was unable to concur. James died in the comfort of his own home surrounded by loved ones.Mr. Ames is survived by his soul-mate and loving wife Mary Lou Gazette-Ames and daughter...
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Mary Alta Lagerquist

August 25, 1926 - May 24, 2017

Mary Graney Lagerquist passed from this earth at the age of 90, peacefully in her sleep. A great light has passed. She follows the love of her life, Lester D. Lagerquist, to heaven after nineteen years. Mary worked for the Bell Telephone Company in Seattle, Washington. After WWII, she met a handsome young veteran sailor and fell in love. She took time from work to raise four healthy and happy...
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William Eric Wehmeyer

April 22, 1925 - May 22, 2017

William "Bill" Eric Wehmeyer, 92, died Monday, May 22, 2017, at Abounding Grace Adult Family Home in Bellevue, Washington due to complications of Parkinson's Disease. Bill was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on April 22, 1925 to parents Otto and Marie Wehmeyer. Two siblings, Paul and Margaret, welcomed him. Bill's parents spoke German in their home so he did not learn to speak...
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Hugh Randall Barker

April 26, 1925 - May 21, 2017

Born on April 26, 1925 and raised by parents Ivan and Mary Barker first in northeastern Montana before moving and living the majority of his life in Seattle (mainly in the Ballard community). Hugh passed away peacefully on May 21, 2017 after battling Parkinson's for five years. Hugh was preceded in death by Lorraine, his wife of 64 years, and brothers Ivan (Joe) and William (Bill). Hugh served...
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Margaret Ruth Vogel

February 22, 1921 - May 1, 2017

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Bruce Lowe Aylworth

May 10, 1939 - April 29, 2017

Bruce Lowe Aylworth, passed away on April 29, 2017, at Snohomish Health with his beloved wife of 30 years Jerri Aylworth by his side. Bruce is survived by his children Warren Aylworth and his wife Tracy of Georgia, Robert Aylworth and his wife Pamela of New Mexico, daughter Jodie Traslavina and her husband Joe of Oregon, and Todd Pitman of Oregon; 4 granddaughters and 4 grandsons, his brother...
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Laura Marie Kaad

March 8, 1924 - April 18, 2017

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Virginia Mae Seese

March 14, 1924 - April 18, 2017

Virginia "Ginna" Seese, 93, died peacefully on April 18, 2017. Born Virginia Mae Curlin in Great Falls, Montana on March 14, 1924, she moved to Seattle at the age of 13 and graduated from Franklin High School in 1942. She spent her career in early childhood education and retired as Director of Cooperative Preschools for South Seattle Community College. She loved animals, and...
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Jackolyn Hope Wells

April 25, 1918 - April 10, 2017

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Irene Elisabeth Meserve

January 7, 1936 - April 9, 2017

AfterglowI'd like the memory of meTo be a happy one.I'd like to leave an afterglowOf smilesWhen life is done.I'd like to leave an echo whisperingSoftly down the ways.Of happy times and laughing timesAnd bright sunny days.I'd like the tears of those who grieve,To dry before the sunOf happy memories that I leaveWhen life is done.~Helen Lowrie Marshall~Arrangements entrusted to...
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Alexandra Pye

December 4, 1925 - April 9, 2017

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Marc Steven Cahill

December 1, 1959 - April 8, 2017

Oh, you who read some song that I have sung-What know you of the soul from whence it sprung?Dost dream the poet ever speaks aloudHis secret thought unto the listening crowd?Go take the murmuring seashell from the shore-You have its shape, its color-and no more.It tells not one of those cast mysteriesThat lie beneath the surface of the seas.Our songs are shells, cast out by waves of thought;Here,...
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Walter Milburn Keenan

November 20, 1924 - April 5, 2017

Walter Milburn Keenan Jr. PE son of Walter Milburn and Edith Cavanagh Keenan, both of Brooklyn, New York, was born in New York City on November 20, 1924 and died in Seattle, Washington on April 5, 2017. Walter attended the Bronx High School of Science and Manhattan Prep both in NYC. He received both his bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering from Cornell University (Class...
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Bob Takakatsu NAMBA

September 16, 1932 - April 3, 2017

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Joseph Edward BEKEY

June 2, 1966 - April 1, 2017

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Doris M. WATSON

September 20, 1921 - March 29, 2017

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June Adele Johnson

June 30, 1931 - March 29, 2017

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Tamara Adele Turner

March 27, 1940 - March 22, 2017

Tamara passed away on March 22 in Seattle, after a long battle with leukemia. Growing up in Seattle, she graduated from Roosevelt High School. She earned a BA in History and a masters degree from the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Washington. Tamara worked for various organizations as a librarian, including Rainier School in Buckley, Northwest...
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Beth L. PETERSON

May 16, 1951 - March 21, 2017

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Paul Ordell Riswold

November 9, 1928 - March 18, 2017

Paul passed away on March 18, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was born on November 9, 1928, and grew up on a large farm in Baltic, SD. Soon after graduating from high school Paul followed his sister Jerry out to Seattle. He graduated from the UW with a degree in cultural anthropology, with an interest in Northwest Native American cultures. After graduating, Paul was drafted into the Army,...
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Darrell Harold Countryman

November 6, 1928 - March 12, 2017

Dr. Darrell H. Countryman died in Everett, Washington on Sunday, March 12th, 2017, at the age of 88. Dr. Countryman was born on November 6th 1928 in Randolph, Nebraska. In 1946, he joined the United States Army, and was stationed in Okinawa, Japan, where he was a supply Sergeant. He served a total of 8 years in the military. In 1952, he married Marion Campbell, in Seattle, WA. The couple...
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Abraham G. LUM

February 9, 1928 - March 6, 2017

Our beloved husband and father Abe Lum passed away peacefully on March 6, 2017 at age 89 after a long illness. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Helen Lum, his children Dean (Gayle), Todd, Angela Domingo (Joe), Laurel (Jeff), grandchildren Derek, Taylor and Alexi, and many relatives and friends. He was born in Seattle, raised in “Garlic Gulch” and attended Garfield High School...
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Dorothy LaVonne Mays

February 17, 1926 - February 26, 2017

Dorothy (Dot) Mays died peacefully in her home in Puyallup, Washington on Sunday, February 26 at the age of 91. The family is grateful for the loving kindness and care extended to Dorothy by Amber Hall in her final few months, and to caregivers Laura Hendricks and Lori Titus of Lutheran Community Services Northwest for thirteen months and nineteen months respectively. Thanks also to Franciscan...
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Robert Marvin Hegstrom

July 27, 1930 - February 25, 2017

Dr. Robert Marvin Hegstrom, an accomplished physician, beloved husband, and attentive father, died February 25. He was 86 years old. Born in Seattle in 1930, Robert and his younger sister were raised by their tenacious but poor working mother in the depths of the Depression after his father died in 1932. He attended central Seattle schools, including Minor, Meany and both Broadway and Garfield...
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James Wayne Daniels

June 10, 1944 - February 20, 2017

James (Jimbo) Wayne Daniels, Sr., 72, of Arlington, Washington, passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully, at home on February 20, 2017.Born June 10, 1944, James was a Washington native most of his life. He had a heart full of generosity and an overwhelming joy for showing his hot rod - a 1946 Ford Coupe, at many local car shows in the area; care racing at Evergreen Speedway, and spending time...
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Mary Lee ROBINSON

October 12, 1944 - February 12, 2017

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Dorothy Eleanor Walmsley

November 19, 1925 - February 12, 2017

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Roland J. STONE

March 8, 1930 - February 11, 2017

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Mark David Tetrick

May 7, 1967 - February 9, 2017

Mark was a beloved husband, father, son, brother and friend. He passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 on San Juan Island. Mark was a Seattle native, born at University of Washington Hospital on May 7, 1967. He grew up in both Seattle, Washington and Oceanside, California. He graduated from Everett High in 1986. He met his wife, Crystal, while attending Palomar Community...
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Michael Eugene LAVELLE

July 4, 1945 - February 8, 2017

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Earl John Cooney

August 12, 1942 - February 7, 2017

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Blake Harrison Duckers

December 10, 1993 - February 6, 2017

Blake Harrison Duckers, 23, passed away in his sleep in Seattle, Washington on February 6, 2017. He had recently moved to Seattle to begin his career after graduating from college. He was born on December 10, 1993 in The Woodlands, Texas and moved to San Antonio, Texas when he was one year old. Blake was a Distinguished Honor Graduate of Alamo Heights High School in San Antonio, Texas. ...
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Patricia Mae Sharp

December 31, 1933 - February 5, 2017

Patricia Mae Sharp died peacefully in her sleep Sunday the 5th of February 2017 at her residence in Kirkland, Washington. Born December 31, 1933 at Providence Hospital in Seattle, to Allen R. and Helen M. Potter, Patricia called Washington state her home for the majority of her life. As a young woman, she was committed to raising her 4 children as a single parent. Patricia loved her...
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Luciano Thomas Cascioppo

May 1, 1992 - February 5, 2017

Beloved son of Tony Cascioppo and Brook Hurst, Lucci was born May 1st, 1992 in Wenatchee, WA. He graduated from Ballard High School in 2010. Outgoing, charismatic, and funny as hell, Lucci brought joy to everyone who worked alongside of him at his family's business. Never one to back down from a challenge, he eagerly took on work in the oil fields of North Dakota and as a salmon fisherman...
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Ralph Edward Niemi

August 20, 1929 - February 2, 2017

Ralph passed away on February 2, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Mary, of 55 years, four children; three grand-children, and two great grandchildren.See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/heraldnet/obituary.aspx?pid=184068520#sthash.dtI6Sl20.dpufArrangements entrusted to Bleitz Funeral Home of Seattle, Washington.
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Lorne Melvin Barringer

January 31, 1946 - January 29, 2017

Our Lorne was accomplished. Japanese, Chinese, Russian, and German were languages he could read, write, translate, and/or speak. All self-taught. He knew much about music but particularly loved classical and opera. The history, the composers; he even wrote music himself. Ever since Mom took him to the symphony when he was four years old, he was smitten. As a teen, he read music scores the way...
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Carolyn Louise Hall

July 13, 1919 - January 28, 2017

Carolyn Hall 97 years old passed away Saturday, January 28th, at her home in Redmond, Washington. The daughter of Waldo and Clara Landmeier, Carolyn was a cherished Mother, Grandmother of six, Great Grandmother of seven, and Great Great Grandmother of two. Mom was a talented artist in oils and ceramics, and in her early years before becoming a cosmetologist, and before her marriage to...
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Katherine Elizabeth Higgins

January 8, 1925 - January 28, 2017

Born January 8, 1925 in Portland, Oregon. Died peacefully in Bellevue, Washington on January 28, 2017. She reunites with her beloved husband, Jim, and her brothers, and parents in Heaven. Mother of John (David Moh,) Dan, Margaret (John Knight), Maureen, Eileen (Dan McCormack) and Kathleen (Patrick Jenny). Grandmother to her awesome grandkids: Shannon and Sean Sargent, Kate and Claire Holcombe;...
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Dorothy E. KIMBRELL

July 8, 1913 - January 26, 2017

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Esther Margaret Quinn

May 3, 1922 - January 22, 2017

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Edith S. Middleton

May 6, 1932 - January 21, 2017

Edith S. Middleton, age 84, passed away in her Seattle home on January 21st, 2017. In the end, she was surrounded by her family and by her beloved dog all of whom will miss her greatly.She was a passionate advocate for improving educational and recreational opportunities for young people. From acting as President of the Aberdeen YMCA Swim Team to founding the Grays Harbor Women's Tennis Club,...
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Pierre Domino Humphrey

August 3, 1952 - January 19, 2017

Pierre was born in St Louis, Mo to Mary Hale and Oliver Humphrey (who preceded him in death). He is the fifth child of six children. Oliver, Jr (who preceded him in death); Ruth Margaret, Sertello, Ralph and Peony. Pierre's family moved to Chicago, IL when he was 4 or 5. As a teenager he attended Wendell Phillips High School. He was very active in the Science and Slide Rule Clubs. He was...
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Mary Virginia Ball

May 6, 1912 - January 18, 2017

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Patricia Ann Anderson

September 26, 1930 - January 15, 2017

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Kerry Scott Christensen

July 24, 1962 - January 14, 2017

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Susan Rae Rulifson

March 3, 1934 - January 14, 2017

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Duane Louis Medved

February 27, 1939 - January 9, 2017

Duane Louis Medved, 77, passed away at 10:30 am on January 9, 2017. Duane was living with his family members in Burien Washington when he peacefully died from Lung Cancer.At his request, no funeral service will be held, but his family will have a celebration of life later in the year. Duane Medved was born February 27, 1939 in Cle Elum, Washington to Louis and Flora Medved. He graduated high...
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Roberta Jeanne Mulcahy

July 25, 1953 - January 9, 2017

Roberta Jeanne Mulcahy passed away peacefully on January 9th, 2017, at the age of 63, in Seattle, Washington, surrounded by caring people and those she loved dearly. She was born on July 25th, 1953, to Junior & Madaline Mulcahy in Yakima, Washington; the fourth born of five girls.Roberta graduated from A.C. Davis High School and continued on to receive a Bachelor's degree from Central...
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Dolores M. Leder

February 21, 1929 - January 8, 2017

Dolores Marianna Leder was born on February 21st, 1929, in Gallup, New Mexico, just at the start of the Great Depression. She was the youngest of 11 children. Her father, Meliton Romero, died when she was only 4 so life was hard for the family and Mom learned early the value of a dollar and hard work. From her mother, Flora Duran Romero, she learned a deep love of God and a desire to serve that...
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Priscilla K. Sanders

May 4, 1931 - January 7, 2017

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Hanne H. Ponsaran

October 21, 1938 - January 6, 2017

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Zetta R. Hunziker

May 14, 1921 - January 5, 2017

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Herald D. Bowman

September 27, 1921 - January 4, 2017

Herald D. (Bow) Bowman Sept. 27, 1921 Jan. 4, 2017 Herald was born in Casanova, Michigan and moved to Sparta, Michigan with his parents as a young child. He graduated from Sparta High School in 1942. He joined the U.S. Army Nov. 21, 1942. He was assigned as a radio operator in the Alaskan Aleutian Islands of Adak, Shemya, and Atau. He then transferred to Seattle. It was during this time he met...
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Stefanie Halwas

July 14, 1923 - January 3, 2017

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Linda Lee Wright

September 10, 1943 - December 28, 2016

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Loyce Evelyn LEMAIRE

December 15, 1911 - December 26, 2016

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Cres Michael Olson

March 6, 1932 - December 21, 2016

Cres Michael OlsonCres "Mike" Olson, technology businessman, outdoorsman, family man, devoted husband, Eagle Scout, Navy Veteran, Scoutmaster and Master Mason, died on December 21, 2016 in Seattle, Washington. He was nearly 85.He brought his family and technology expertise from California to the Pacific Northwest in 1969 to lead Liberty Electronics of Seattle. He stayed in the business for over...
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Robert Lee Folgedalen

November 1, 1919 - December 20, 2016

Robert (Bob) L. Folgedalen was born to Knute and Olga Folgedalen at Yakima, Washington November 1, 1919. The family moved to Eugene, Oregon in 1920. He was a graduate of Eugene High School class of 1937. Bob attended the University of Oregon where he met his future wife, ZoAnne. They were married on July 3, 1941 in Eugene. He & ZoAnne were the devoted parents of two children, Lee &...
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Daniel T. MATSUMOTO

August 1, 1926 - December 20, 2016

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Lois Marguerite Severs

October 11, 1920 - December 18, 2016

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Dorothy Frieda Nelson

September 21, 1921 - December 15, 2016

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Hung Cong TRAN

April 12, 1958 - December 15, 2016

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Louanna Rietze McClung

April 17, 1928 - December 11, 2016

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Mary A. Nordquist

March 18, 1938 - December 11, 2016

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William Glenn Forsythe

July 1, 1948 - December 9, 2016

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Leonard Edward Martel

May 8, 1948 - December 5, 2016

Leonard Edward Martel, aged 68, passed peacefully surrounded by his family and his closest, lifelong friend on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016. Leonard, an amazing man, will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to have known him.Leonard was born May 8, 1948 in Anacortes, Washington to Joseph Edward Martel and Edith Bergman Martel. He was raised in Friday Harbor, Washington, a place his father referred...
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Kenneth Richard Petersen

September 28, 1933 - December 4, 2016

Kenneth R. Petersen, 83, of Seattle passed away Dec 4, 2016 supported by his loved ones. Survived by his devoted wife of 61 years, Joan Petersen, his beloved dog, King, his children Debbie Rosenfelt (Todd), Louise Paskovskis (Ed), Kenneth II, Christopher, his brother Dennis Petersen (Aud), grandchildren, great grandchildren, cousins and very dear friends. Preceded in death by his parents,...
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Martha A. INNESS

October 7, 1933 - December 4, 2016

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Elizabeth Chadwick MARK

September 8, 1927 - December 3, 2016

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Gertrude M. Hollis

August 10, 1914 - December 1, 2016

Gertrude M. Hollis August 10, 1914-December 1, 2016Gertrude Hollis, of Mercer Island, WA passed away on December 1, 2016 at the age of 102. She was born in Nova Scotia, Canada, and her family moved to Boston, MA when she was 6. She attended school in Boston, and graduated from the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, MA. She was one of the first women admitted to The Art Student's League, now...
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Willis Alvin Konick

April 21, 1930 - November 30, 2016

Born in Seattle on April 21, 1930, Willis attended Queen Anne High School and the University of Washington where he ultimately earned a PhD in Comparative Literature. In 1958 he was one of the initial graduate students to study in the Soviet Union, and in 1969-1970 he was a Fulbright Scholar. Willis taught at the UW for more than 50 years, both in the Slavic Department and the Comparative...
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Smajil KANDZIC

June 1, 1931 - November 29, 2016

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Linda Regina AMODEI

December 10, 1949 - November 23, 2016

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Shirley Grace Ingersoll

November 13, 1923 - November 20, 2016

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Francis Michael Celentano

May 25, 1928 - November 20, 2016

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Evelyn Johnson Chapman

November 28, 1935 - November 19, 2016

Evelyn passed away on November 19, 2016 due to heart failure. She was born in San Francisco, California on November 28, 1935, the eldest child of Frank Kenneth Johnson and Georgia Major Johnson. As a child Evelyn lived all over the USA, due to her father's career as a Coast Guard officer. She graduated from Ballard High School in Seattle in 1953. In 1957 she earned an English degree from...
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Richard Edward Wiesner

March 14, 1919 - November 18, 2016

Richard Edward Wiesner was born to Julius and Hulda Wiesner on March 14, 1919 on the family farm on Silver Lake near Castle Rock, WA. He was a loving son, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. His family moved to South Tacoma where he and his brother Robert grew up. He graduated from Lincoln High School, Pacific Lutheran College (PLU) where he sang in the Choir of the...
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Georgia Eva Johnson

July 7, 1927 - November 17, 2016

Georgia Eva (Miller) Johnson, 89, died at the Marysville Adult Family Home in Tulalip, WA on Thursday, November 17, 2016. Born July 7, 1927 in Cassopolis, Michigan to Joseph and Georgiana Miller she grew up in South Bend Indiana, graduating from John Adams High School class of 1945. Georgia attended nursing school at Memorial Hospital in South Bend graduating in 1948. She worked in the operating...
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Terry Neal Lindquist

December 13, 1936 - November 13, 2016

Dr. Terry Neal Lindquist died peacefully on November 13, 2016 with his wife and daughters beside him. He was born on December 13, 1936 in Missoula, Montana to Alice and Neal Lindquist, and he grew up in the tiny town of Elliston. Terry met Shirley Moody as students at Western Montana Teacher's College. The couple married in 1957, moving around the Pacific Northwest, working and continuing their...
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Thomas Edward McCollum

March 10, 1928 - October 29, 2016

Tom passed away on October 29, 2016 after a long battle with asthma and heart disease. Tom was born on March 10, 1928 to Dorothea and Ed McCollum in Bellingham WA, where he lived until he went into the Army Air Force after graduating from high school.Tom and his first wife Gloria, spent time stationed in San Antonio TX and became parents to four children before returning to Bellingham.Tom spent...
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Marylou Kinoshita

January 30, 1960 - October 28, 2016

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Marylou Kinoshita

January 30, 1960 - October 28, 2016

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Kenn Brent Martin

April 28, 1940 - October 25, 2016

AfterglowI'd like the memory of meTo be a happy one.I'd like to leave an afterglowOf smilesWhen life is done.I'd like to leave an echo whisperingSoftly down the ways.Of happy times and laughing timesAnd bright, sunny days.I'd like the tears of those who grieve,To dry before the sunOf happy memories that I leaveWhen life is done.-Helen Lowrie Marshall-Arrangements under the direction of Bleitz...
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Judith Louise Madden

February 7, 1943 - October 23, 2016

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Leena Gertrude O'Connell

January 19, 1925 - October 23, 2016

An Irish Prayer May God give you... For every storm, a rainbow,For every tear, a smile,For every care, a promise, And a blessing in each trial.For every problem life sends,A faithful friend to share,For every sigh, a sweet song,And an answer for each prayer. Arrangements under the direction of Bleitz Funeral Home, Seattle, WA.
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Shirley B. Ward

June 22, 1922 - October 21, 2016

Shirley Tucker Bartlow Ward died October 21, 2016 after 94 active years. She was a loving wife for 65 years to her deceased husband Elem David Ward and a great mom to Dennis (Lynn), Terry, and Nancy (Dan). She is also survived by 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Shirley was involved in Scouts, PTA, sewing, bowling and nursing. She loved dancing, traveling, camping and learning. Shirley...
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Lelia Belle Richey

September 3, 1921 - October 18, 2016

Lelia Belle RICHEY September 3, 1921 - October 18, 2016 It was a love story. Two high school classmates meeting to help plan their 50-year reunion. Jack Hauptli, 66, rolled up to Lelia Belle's Glendora, Calif., home in Henry, his '78 Toyota Chinook camper. Lelia Belle, 64, immediately fell in love -- with Henry. A retired librarian, she had yearned for a Chinook in which she could roam about...
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Nin Yee Wong

February 19, 1923 - October 10, 2016

Nin Yee Lock was born in the southern part of China on February 19, 1923. She was the oldest of four children. She passed away peacefully at the age of 93 on Monday, October 10, 2016.Nin Yee was a widow when she immigrated to the United States in the late 1960s, arriving in the San Francisco Bay area after being sponsored by her sister, Kam Low. During a trip to visit relatives in Seattle, she...
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Dale Robert Ivester

January 5, 1923 - October 7, 2016

Dale Robert Ivester was born on January 5, 1923 to Ralph E. and Theodosia Yantis Ivester. The Yantises and Ivesters were pioneering families in the Tenino area of Washington State south of Olympia. Some of his ancestors settled there in 1853, the same year the Denny party landed on Alki Point in what is now Seattle. His early childhood was spent on the banks of the Skookumchuck River where he...
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Harley Clifford Solberg

February 4, 1924 - October 5, 2016

Born 2/4/1924 in Sparta, Wisconsin to Adolf Solberg and Selma (Nelson) Solberg. He spent his years growing up in Oaklee, Minnesota on the family farm with his sisters Ada (Moen), Elaine (White) and Delores (Haugen). Harley served in the 85th Infantry during WW2. In Italy he was part of the battle at Anzio. In 1966 Harley retired from the Army joined General Telephone where he was a project...
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Frank Shobo Fujii

January 14, 1930 - October 3, 2016

We all know all the ways my father; Frank Shobo Fujii contributed to the Seattle community, even up to the end, donating a piece of his art to the International Examiner CVA event last month. All the "titles" he earned---basketball coach, art teacher, commercial artist, community activist and leader. But of course, he was a husband and father first. As I scanned many photos recently, I saw so...
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Giau Ngoc HUYNH

April 27, 1955 - September 29, 2016

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Diana Silvia Rogalski

August 5, 1938 - September 22, 2016

ArraDr. Diana Tattoni-Rogalski, MD, daughter of Dr. Galdino and Zita Tattoni, was born on the 5th day of August 1938 in the city of Bologna, Italy. Diana passed at the Swedish Hospital on the 22nd day of September 2016 in her 78th year, with her loving husband by her side. Dr. Tattoni earned her medical degree from the Central University of Venezuela (Caracas) and went to Toronto, Canada to do...
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Imants Homer Felzenberg

May 21, 1988 - September 20, 2016

We Remember HimWhen we are weary and in need of strength,When we are lost and sick at heart,We remember him.When we have a joy we crave to shareWhen we have decisions that are difficult to makeWhen we have achievements that are based on hisWe remember him.At the blowing of the wind and in the chill of winterAt the opening of the buds and in the rebirth of spring,We remember him.At the blueness of...
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Phyllis Jean Wood

October 19, 1923 - September 13, 2016

Phyllis Jean Wood Cleveland born to Wallace and Myrtle Larson of Tacoma on Oct. 19, 1923 died peacefully Sept. 13, 2016. She is survived by her beloved husband of 33 years Robert Cleveland. As a young child her curiosity and intense interest in the natural world led her father to call her "the little professor". She showed an early interest in art and began a life-long passion for drawing....
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Mary Jane Hardgrove

May 16, 1919 - September 13, 2016

Do not stand at my grave and weep,I am not there;I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on snow, I am the sun on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awaken in the morning's hush, I am the swift uplifting rush Of quiet birds in circled flight. I am the soft stars that shine at night. Do not stand at my grave and cry, I am not there; I did...
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Hoy G. Luke

May 25, 1938 - September 13, 2016

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