Death notices as of December 22, 2013

Monday, December 23, 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.


Shirley Mae Warneke  age 88  She and her aunt, Myrtle Warneke, were among the first residents of Innis Arden where she lived until her recent move to Crista. Shirley worked for the business office of Seattle Community College. She "dressed impeccably" was a "fabulous cook" and drove her  l968 Ford Galaxy to beaches all around Puget Sound.

Betty Louise Himmelman  1927-2013  She and her husband Harry raised their three sons in Shoreline. Survived by children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Krystal Warwick  1984-2013  Services at Mars Hill Church in Shoreline.

Menford Ray Witham  1932-2013  Taught biology and botany in Shoreline Schools for 33 years.

Thomas Arthur Farr  age 71  Banker and community volunteer, he was a member of First Lutheran Church of Richmond Beach, where services were held.

Dennis "Denny" James Van Hollebeke Sr.  1941-2013  Services held at Holyrood Cemetery and reception at The Nile.

Clarissa J. "Chris" Hallett  age 97  Long-time Shoreline resident, she spent much time volunteering and helping the elderly.

Robert L. Carey  1929-2013  Settled in Shoreline with his wife Edith in 1955 where they raised two boys. After retiring from 27 years teaching in the Seattle School District, he worked 11 years as first mate on his friend's charter boat. Donations to Friends of the Shoreline Library.

William Kevin Kriner  1958-2013  Father of two children, he was married to Kathy for 27 years. Worked for US West, Washington Dental Service, and Providence Medical Center. "Bill loved a good round of golf, traveling to Hawaii with is his family, doting on his pets, and had a lifelong love of guitar playing and rock music."

Beverly Bradshaw Storrs  1929-2013  She and her husband lived 60 years in their Shoreline home, raising four children there. Took classes in Interior Design and Gemology at Shoreline Community College. She and her husband owned and operated Northwest Trailer Center in Shoreline and then in Lynnwood, Washington.

Billy Tiffin Dolph, Sr.  Father of ten children, step-father to two, Billy was a King County Deputy Sheriff in the early 1950s, an ironworker and business agent for local 86. A 50 year Elk, he was recording secretary for Lake City Elks.

Lavina "Sherry" Hawkes  1923-2013  Married Billy Hawkes after WWII and raised six children in Shoreline.

Gideon LaVergne "Turk" Powell  1946-2013  Married Kathie and raised two children in Shoreline.

Ruth J. Staab  1916-2013  Secretary for the Shoreline School District for many years.

Kim-An Lieberman  1974-2013  An Evergreen and Shorecrest graduate, Washington Scholar, Mellon Fellowship, published poet, she stayed close to her Vietnamese and Jewish roots.

Milton G. Fiamengo  1928-2013  Married in 1950, Milt and wife Patti raised their two children in Shoreline. Services held at St. Luke's.

Robert Roy Ellis, Sr.  1933-2013  A Shoreline resident, Bob was a 50 year member of the Masons and very proud of his achievements as a long time Shriner.

Linda Luebke, PhD  age 62  An elementary music specialist for 16 years at Parkwood Elementary School in Shoreline.

Hazel Nelson Anderson  1913-2013  Volunteer at the Shoreline - Lake Forest Park Senior Center. During World War II, Hazel served in a local civilian ambulance corps. Girl Scout leader; active member of Eastern Star, Rainbow, Martha Club, and Daughters of the Nile; and a poll worker on election day.

Roy I. Funk  1921-2013  Roy and Beverly raised their three children in Richmond Beach, in a house that Roy built. As a construction supervisor, he oversaw the site preparation and construction of the Boeing Everett plant. They moved to Camano Island in 1976, returned to this area in 2002 where Roy was an usher at St Luke up to his death.

Albert A. "Bud" Campbell  1918-2013  An active member of VFW 3348, he volunteered at the Shoreline food bank for many years.


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