Death notices as of September 22, 2013

Sunday, September 29, 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.


Evelyn (Chatfield) Nickerson  age 98  Married Harold Chatfield in 1948 and they lived in Shoreline until his death in 1962.

Richard "Rick" Bigler  Vigil and funeral mass at St. Luke in Shoreline.

George Halverson Fiore  1926-2013 Distinguished musician - pianist, choral director, accompanist, coach - with a career spanning New York to Seattle. His Seattle career included long-term appointments as organist and choir director at several large Seattle churches, Seattle Opera, Seattle Symphony, and Symphony Chorale. At his death, he was the Principal Organist and Director of Music at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Shoreline.

Betty Alice (Franz) Simmons  1919-2013  Betty and Ross Simmons lived in Shoreline. She was buried at Acacia in Lake Forest Park.

Ruth Volkman  1930-2013  Artist. Moved to a small cabin in Shoreline in 1981. "Ruthie's own doctor described her as a fine loaf of French bread: hard and crusty on the outside and warm, soft, and delicious on the inside."

Juanita A. Leighton   Joined the Marine Corps before they even had barracks for women and saw active duty in WW II. In 2002 she was honored as Veteran of the Year by the Shoreline American Legion.

Kevin Anthony Rowland  1971-2013  Phlebotomist and river rafting guide, he graduated from Shoreline Community College in 1997.

Marjorie Adele "Midge" (Byam) Lindquist  1943-2013  Graduated from Shoreline High School in 1961. Loved playing the organ, crocheting, and was the center of a large and loving family.

Bruce W. Adams  1933-2013  Graduate of Ronald School and Lincoln High School. Volunteer for the Shoreline Historical Museum. His memorial service was held at the Richmond Masonic Hall on what would have been his 80th birthday.

Janet Elizabeth Dodds  1918-2013  Services at Shoreline Full Gospel Fellowship.

Cynthia Lee Easton  1962-2013  Died peacefully at her home in Shoreline.

Ruth E. Brooks  1922-2013    Her family moved to Kenmore when she was a girl, where her parents ran a resort on the beach. Sine 1963, she has been a resident of Shoreline, where she raised her family.

Thomas Robert Gedlund  Age 63  Graduated from Shoreline High School and the UW.

Wallace "Wally" E. Hingtgen  1932-2013  Moved to Shoreline in 2010 to be near family.

Charles John Covello  Age 76  Shoreline resident, prominent attorney. Donations in his name to Northwest Harvest.

From listings in the Seattle P-I.com

Brockman, Michael L, 67 of Lake Forest Park, Sept. 14.
Rootjes, John E, 92 of Lake Forest Park, Sept. 13.


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