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Adonis Topacio West Seattle


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Gary Stackhouse West Seattle


Gary E. Stackhouse Died 01/04/2021 at age 77.  A Prince of a Man.  West Seattle H. S. Class of '62.  United States Marine Corps combat helicopter pilot with...

Ann Dirks West Seattle


Longtime West Seattle resident Ann Kimberly Dirks died peacefully at a local senior care facility on Jan. 3 She was 82. The mother of five boys, Ann was known for her spirited, outgoing...

Tom Thompson Seattle


Tom LeRoy Thompson 1925-2021 Tom was born on October 10, 1925 in Yoakum, TX to Grover Cleveland Thompson and Lula Beasley Thompson. He died peacefully at home on January 1, 2021 at the age of...

Virginia Hartzell Seattle


Virginia Hartzell was born June 27, 1932, in Butler, Pennsylvania to Elizabeth (McCaw) and Lewis Rinehart.  She passed away on December 30th at 4:17 AM in Seattle, Washington.  She was...

Barry Frost West Seattle


Barry Wayne Frost passed away December 18th, 2020 at his home in West Seattle. He was born October 2nd, 1956, in Pontiac, Michigan, and grew up in the small town of Logan, Illinois. After high...

Sherry Coleman West Seattle


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Michael Crisler Federal Way


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Doris Wakelee West Seattle


Her life bookended by pandemics, Doris Gertrude Adams was born January 1, 1918 in Deer Lodge, Montana to Walter and Julia Adams.  Doris joined older brothers Stanley, Walter, and Bruce. ...

Lester Bussman West Seattle


Les grew up in West Seattle and served in WW II, stationed in Europe. Upon returning he worked at Bethlehem Steel and enjoyed watching the Huskies and the Seahawks. Special thanks to Providence...

Karen Ratigan West Seattle


Karen Marie Ratigan November 26th 1948 - November 28th 2020 Karen passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family after courageously fighting metastatic cancer.  Karen Marie...

Mary Jean DiGrazia West Seattle


Mary Jean DiGRAZIA Feb 5, 1937 ~ Nov 26, 2020 Mary Jean passed away at Providence Mt. St. Vincent in West Seattle. She was a graduate of Seattle U. She retired from the Seattle Public Library...

Jasmine Kidder


Jasmine Crystal Lopez-Kidder, 41, after battling interstitial lung disease like a true warrior for several years, passed away peacefully on November 25, 2020, at the VA Hospital in...

Brian Casey Seattle


Brian Richard Casey of Seattle, Washington, passed away in his sleep and at peace on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, two days before Thanksgiving from natural causes at the age of 81. He is survived...

Jane Leighton Seattle


  Jane E Leighton 1954-2020 Jane Leighton, copywriter/editor, passed away unexpectantly on Nov 23, 2020. She was a graduate of the Univ of Oregon. A celebration of life will be held at a...

Stewart Robinson West Seattle


Stewart Robinson BIRTH 14 May 1946 DEATH 22 Nov 2020 (aged 74) Seattle, King County, Washington, USA BURIAL Hillcrest Cemetery Bainbridge Island, Kitsap County, Washington, USA  

William Howe


Bill was born on January 16, 1944 in Brooklyn, New York to William John & Mary Ellen.  Bill passed away at home in the loving care of his wife after battling Progressive Supranuclear...

Georgette Johnson West Seattle


Georgette Leona Shaughnessy JOHNSON Georgette Leona Shaughnessy Johnson, 90 years of age, passed away on 11/18/2020 of natural causes.  Georgette was born on 9/1/1930 to George and Clara...

Patricia Moak Burien


Pat Moak passed away 11/10/2020  She is survived by her husband Bill, and son Brent. She is also survived by her brothers Ken and Debbie, Lyle, Ed, and Sue Lyle as well as many nieces,...

Fumie Taniguchi West Seattle


Fumie peacefully passed away at home on November 15, 2020. Fumie was born on May 25th, 1920 in Wahiawa, Hawaii to Toichiro and Chikayo Ikeda. At the age of 13, the family and her younger brother,...

N. Ream West Seattle


N. Richard Ream made his exit on Friday the 13th. He wanted to pass along the following:  As a long time reader, first time contributor to these pages, I struggled on where to start. Knowing...

James Binyon Jr. Seattle


James George Binyon Jr. BIRTH 16 Jul 1946 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA DEATH 9 Nov 2020 (aged 74) Seattle, King County, Washington, USA James was US Navy Veteran. He...

Richard Barnecut West Seattle


Richard J. Barnecut died peacefully in his sleep early Sunday morning, November 8, 2020.  “Dick” was born in Seattle on July 20, 1926, and was the oldest son of the late George...

Charles Van Zandt Seattle, Washington


Charlie passed away peacefully at home on November 4, 2020 after a 4-year battle with lung cancer. Born on July 22, 1947 to Thomas “Les” and Patty Van Zandt, he was proud of his claim...

Hendrika Van Geelkerken West Seattle


Hendrika Van Geelkerken December 5, 1935 - November 3, 2020 Born Dec. 5, 1935 in Utrecht, Netherlands and passed away peacefully at home on Nov. 3, 2020. Hendrika married William in...

Julie Berridge


Julie Ann Berridge was born during the blizzard of 1950 on Jan. 19th. She passed away peacefully on Nov. 2, 2020. She was a West Seattle girl graduating from Holy Rosary grade and high school,...

Jack Block West Seattle


Legendary former Seattle Port Commissioner Jack Block died of cancer on All Saints Day, Nov. 1, 2020. Jack was 86 and born on 9-17-34. Jack graduated from West Seattle High School, attended the...

Wendy Mitchell Renton


A small socially distanced memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 14th, 2020 at Cady Chapel in Kent, WA. Share memories of Wendy on the Tribute Wall above

Karene Baskin


Karene Baskin, of Seattle, Washington, entered into eternity on Saturday, October 31st, 2020 from the comfort of her home. Karene was born on October 16, 1956 to Ollie & Mattie House, in...

Michael Colasurdo White Center


Mike Colasurdo Michael Phillip Colasurdo, 97, passed away peacefully at home October 27, 2020. He is survived by his loving wife Gloria, whom he was married to for 75 years, his 5 children,...

Anne Bentrott-Wise West Seattle


Anne BENTROTT WISE Mar 15, 1931 - Oct 26, 2020 Anne Louise Bentrott Wise, a giant in West Seattle residential real estate, died peacefully in her sleep on October 26, 2020. Anne was born on March...

Margarete Biermanski Seattle


Margarete Biermanski December 30, 1919 - October 25, 2020   Margarete Biermanski died of natural causes on October 25, 2020, surrounded by her sons Lothar (Karen) and Reinhard,...

Tammie Breed West Seattle


TAMMIE LYNN BREED Tammie Lynn Breed (Lieferman) passed away at her home on October 25th, 2020. She was born on July 11, 1959, to William and Shirley Lieferman in Yakima, WA. She attended Tahoma...

James Barlup Des Moines


Jim Barlup quietly passed away on October 25, 2020 just five months after being diagnosed with cancer. He was comfortable under Hospice Care at Judson Park, the retirement community in Des Moines...

Mary Jo Daly Mercer Island


Mary Jo Nelligan Daly gently left this world on October 22, 2020. She gave her love unconditionally and was beloved by so many in return. Mary Jo, aka Mom and Gram, was the loving champion of her...

Janice Niemi Seattle


Janice Niemi died in her sleep of non-covid natural causes on October 21, 2020. Janice was born in Rochester, Minnesota and raised in Spokane. She received a BA from the University of Washington;...

Florence Gagner West Seattle


Florence Gagner (Boisjolie) passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, surrounded by love. Florence was born in Sutton, North Dakota on February 24, 1926. She spent her childhood in North Dakota...

Laura Beso


Laura Bešo was born and raised in Woodland Hills, California, the youngest of three daughters of Ronald and Martha Sattler. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from...

Omar Sommer West Seattle


Omar Wayne Sommer December 25, 1925 – October 6, 2020 On Tuesday, October 6, 2020, Omar Wayne Sommer died at the age of 94, in Seattle, Washington, of congestive heart failure. Omar was...

Richard Hutchison West Seattle


Much to his surprise, Richard Lloyd Hutchison died unexpectedly on Monday, October 5th, at the age of 90. The night before his death, he said his main wish was to live long enough to celebrate his...

Kenneth Sigel


Ken Sigel had a gentle and youthful spirit that loved to play. He was kind, generous and selfless; accepting, loving and non-judgmental of all.  We loved him so much, but for the...

Lawrence Bommarito Seattle


Lawrence Edward “Larry” Bommarito 6/11/1947 – 9/20/2020 Larry was born in Medford, Massachusetts to C. Lawrence Bommarito, an aerospace physiologist, and Virginia (nee Jones)...

Elizabeth Payne West Seattle


Elizabeth Bader Payne - 1929 to 2020 She began life simply enough, being raised in Ogden, UT amongst a loving and caring family. She held on to those sentiments, and made them her own. Our mom...

Jon Southworth West Seattle


Jon Michael Southworth April 15, 1955 – September 10, 2020 Jon Michael Southworth, beloved husband, father, papa, brother and friend to many left us too early following complications from...

Rochelle Snee Burien


Rochelle E. SNEE Seattle, Washington - Rochelle Elizabeth Snee, born December 6, 1947, in Trenton, NJ, passed away at Swedish Hospital in Seattle, WA on Sunday, September 6, 2020. Rochelle was...

George Pagones West Seattle


Graveside and Funeral Services were held at Lake View Cemetery, Friday, September 11th, 2020 at Noon. Rev. Father Photios Dumont of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, Seattle...

Edna Mercurio West Seattle


Edna M. Mercurio 1934 ~ 2020 "Lola" Edna passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 27, 2020. A devoted mother and a devout Catholic, Edna was known for her love of family and the...

Donald Marquart Seattle


Born in Seattle, Washington, Don was the sixth of seven children born to Joseph Marquart & Margaret Macht Marquart.  Don attended Holy Family Catholic School in White Center and was...
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