Death notices as of June 22, 2013

Monday, June 24, 2013

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.


Robert L. McFarlane  1934-2013  Services at St. Mark's in Shoreline.

Steve Lockitch  1942-2013  Memorial at Anderson House in Shoreline. Contributions to the Forgotten Children's Fund.

Marjorie Elaine McDowell  Age 98, born in Scotland. With her husband, built one of the original homes in Innis Arden. Loved gardening, bird watching, and views of Puget Sound.

Mary Louise Evans Conrad  1938-2013  Sang in Calvin Presbyterian choir for many years, then in Edmonds Sound Singers. Active in veterans support through Evergreen-Washelli. Contributions to the Wounded Warrior project.

Anne Marie Carroll  1961-2013  Moved to Shoreline eight years ago. Loved to dance, loved her cats, and treasured her family. Skilled at flower arrangements. Lost a nine month battle with cancer.

Barbara Helen Wynn  1932-2013  Shoreline resident loved animals, volunteering and donating to animal shelters. Contributions to Seattle Humane Society.

Bruce W. Adams  1933-2013  Grew up in what is now Shoreline and raised his family just a few blocks down the street. Attended Ronald and Richmond Beach schools and graduated from Lincoln High School in Seattle. Charter member and one of the founders of the Shoreline Historical Museum, where he volunteered every day. Contributions in his name to the museum.

Doris E. Fullerton  1920-2013  Married her high school sweetheart and lived 60 years in Shoreline.

Loretta "Snookie" Elf  1955-2013  Attended Shorecrest High School where she met her future husband, Stephen Elf. They married in 1986.

Verna Allen  1937-2013  The Shoreline resident travelled the world and had a close connection with her son's friends in Cambodia. Services at Edmonds Senior Center.

John Charles Monroe   1932-2013  The Richmond Beach resident was "a faithful member and past president of the Rotary Club of Shoreline. He also belonged to Masons and Shrine, was a volunteer for the Shoreline Police Department, was a member of the Shoreline amateur Radio Group, and belonged to the English Speaking Union for many years."

Geraldine Edna Rousseau  1926-2013  Married to Phillip in 1946, she raised her family in the Ashworth neighborhood of Shoreline. Burial at Holyrood.

Norman Leonard Reinke  1933-2013  Served two years in the Navy, then continued his education at the University of Washington. 25 years as an agent for State Farm. Survived by wife and daughters, including Linda Willford of Shoreline.

Kathleen A. (Steele) Den  aged 89  A member of the Canadian Women's Air Corps, she "worked at Lake Forest Park Elementary School, Second Hand Rose, Northwest Hospital, and retired at 85 from Interstate Insurance Agency. She volunteered at the Shoreline Senior Center."

Gary Lee Bowers  1944-2013  Services at Berean Bible Church in Shoreline.

Dorothy Evelyn Mannick  1916-2013  She was "an active member of the Bethel Lutheran Church of Shoreline, participating in the "Pass it on Quilters" to support Lutheran World Relief. She retired from Nursing at Northgate General Hospital, where she worked from 1951 - 1977."

Charles Douglas DeJong  1960-2013  Attorney, community activist, man of faith, he battled brain cancer for nine years. He found his true vocation when he joined World Vision, leading Major Donor Ministries. Services at Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church in Shoreline.

Lucille Hinton  Lived at Crista Nursing Center for ten years before her death. Services at Crista.

Sallianne Davis  1925-2013  Services at Shoreline Unitarian Universalist Church.

David Martin Haigh  1953-2013  Worked ten years for North City Lumber in Shoreline in the 1980s.

Gerald John Lovchik  1938-2013  A memorial service will be held at Spiro's Pizza and Pasta in Shoreline for Gerry, who was the owner of the Couth Buzzard Bookstore in Greenwood. Actuary, math teacher, actor, and science fiction writer, his third degree was in counseling, so he could lead Rational Recovery groups which met at his bookstore.

Phillip Matthew Ready  1950-2013  Services at St. Mark's in Shoreline,

Ronald L. Wilson  1932-2013  Children and grandchildren live in Shoreline.

John Edward Dunlap  Formerly of Shoreline, and long-time member of St. Mark's, where services will be held. Survived by his wife of 67 years.

Kevin Raymond Matheson  1957-2013  Attended Shorecrest High School.

Tiny Rees  1940-2013  Born in Alaska, lived in Ballard, Greenwood, and Shoreline.

Brian Sternberg  1943-2013  See previous article. 1961 graduate of Shoreline High School, record breaking pole vaulter who became a quadraplegic, Brian wrote his own obituary, thanking his many doctors and his family. 


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