Death notices as of May 22, 2012

Friday, May 25, 2012

Obituaries are condensed biographies of people's lives, written by the people who loved them. Like a memorial service, they tell us things we may not have known about the person, and may leave us wishing we had known them better.


Irma North Bendock 1920-2012  Taught K-2 in Shoreline Schools.
Billie Kathelene "Kathy" Gumbel  1935-2012  Shoreline mother of eight was self-described "domestic engineer" and loved her job.
Barbara Hogan age 71. Loved to garden and grew Halloween pumpkins for her grandchildren. Services at Richmond Beach Rehab.
Marcene "Sparky" Woodburn  died at Anderson House in Shoreline
Mike "Otto" Graham 1943-2012 "He saw activism as a natural extension of his civic duty." A living memorial was held at the Lake Forest Park Civic Club.
Theodore "Ted" Mueller 1934-2012  Outdoorsman who wrote Northwest Ski Trails, Afoot and Afloat and a dozen other guides.
William Paul Lieber 1957-2012  Raised in Lake Forest Park, graduated from Shorecrest in 1975. Scuba diver, fisherman, he enjoyed bicycling around Shoreline and LFP.
George S. Zamberlin 1929-2012 Active member of St. Luke's parish for 35 years "putting on dances, dinners, lectoring and making thousands of sandwiches for the homeless."
Gary Gleisner Wehr age 68. A "fun-loving family man." Services at First Lutheran Church of Richmond Beach.
Elizabeth Jean Wood 1919-2012  She was a "former member of Lake Forest Park Presbyterian Church in Seattle, Washington and enjoyed her involvement as a volunteer, particularly at the annual bazaar."
Dr. Jacqueline Griffin 1925-2012 Moved to Shoreline in 2003 to be near her daughter. Retired clinical psychologist.
Dana Georgia Ann "Corky" (Cooley) Essensa 1949-2012  Grew up in Shoreline, graduated from Shoreline High School in 1967. Worked in the candy department at Frederick and Nelson in Aurora Village.
Martha (Krilich) Sundstrom 1933-2012 Services were held at the Shoreline Senior Center.
Clinton L. Maehl 1922-2012 Former Shoreline Fire Chief who built a network of firefighters and paramedics as chief of Fire District #4, then Shoreline Fire. Charter member of Shoreline Rotary.
Robin Cheryl Bidgood 1954-2012 Lived in Kenmore. In youth she was an avid ice skater, practicing before school at Highland Ice Area in Shoreline. Pharmacy manager at Rite-Aid on 130th and Aurora and more recently at the Kenmore Rite-Aid.
Bryce Elliot McMurry M.D. 1916-2012 Passed away at adult family home in Lake Forest Park. Practiced psychiatry at Northwest Hospital until his retirement in 1990.
Michael Larsen Age 64 He was a  1965 graduate of Shorecrest High School. An attorney, he practiced in Vancouver and the Tri-Cities. In retirement, he volunteered his legal time, held free clinics, and taught paralegal classes.
Mary Perkins Cyphers 1919-2012 Lived at Aegis in Shoreline. Sang with the Edmonds Sound Singers.
Karen Rasmussen Isaacson Age 57. Celebration of Life at Calvin Presbyterian Church in Shoreline.
Hugh Dean Daniels, Jr. 1920-2011 Bought a house in Lake Forest Park in 1959. Worked on the railroad, in the woods, on tug boats. Joined the Coast Guard. Became a cook on Alaskan boats and ships. "Papa" to a large family, "no one ever left his house hungry".
Lillian Violet Burpee 1915-2012 Moved into Crista Senior Living in 2004.
Marie Hoffman 1934-2012 40 year career as real estate broker. Services at Ronald Methodist Church in Shoreline.
Neoma Ward Sparks 1935-2012 High school English teacher in Shoreline around 1956.
Walter A. Bennett 1922-2012 Died in Shoreline at Cristwood Nursing and Rehab Center.
William Paul Pavlich 1932-2012 Proud member of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Union and the Croatian Fraternal Union.
Dorothy "Dottie" Crawford 1918-2012 Member of ladies golf club at Nile Shrine Center. Services at Bethel Lutheran Church in Shoreline.
Christine Rose Anderson-Marken Taught in the Shoreline School District.



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