Death notices as of September 25, 2015

Saturday, September 26, 2015

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.



Mins Reinsma 1923-2015  Born in the Netherlands, he survived the Nazi occupation during WWII, saw the world (Indonesia and Wales) on the Dutch navy's only aircraft carrier. He married his childhood sweetheart and after several moves they ended up in Seattle where he was an active participant in the Watson Groen Christian School (now Shoreline Christian), where he served on the church council and the board of education.

James (Wes) Wesley Taylor, Sr  1931-2015  A faithful member of Lake Forest Park Presbyterian Church, where services were held.

Roland Jerald (Jerry) Baker  1938-2015 After his retirement, he developed and grew the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Management" program at Shoreline Community College.

Scott Dale Bekins  1957-2015  A Life Celebration will be held on October 3 at the Richmond Beach Library for Shoreline resident Scott Bekins.

Margaret McClure  1919-2015  She worked as a secretary and retired from the Shoreline School District after several years of service.

Warren Oretto Brown, Jr.  1921-2015  The 93 year old Shoreline resident always said he "had a good life" and asked that memorials be given to Shoreline Fire and Paramedic Station 61.

Roland George Gardner  1928-2015  Shoreline resident was an avid fisherman; had worked for the Seattle Parks Department, and was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Society. Services at St Luke in Shoreline.

Norman C. Schack  1933-2015  Had a teaching stint at Cordell Hull Junior High School in Shoreline.

Lisa Atkinson Drivenes  1965-2015  Lisa devoted countless hours to St Luke Parish, providing support whereever needed as a beloved staff member and hard-working volunteer, parent and parishioner.

Betty Jane (Bickford) Trice 1924-2015 Upon retirement from the Shoreline school district she became a Master Gardener and enjoyed planning gardens for herself and friends.

Tyler Garrett Hayden  2008 Shorecrest graduate and swimming champ died in a boating collision in California.

Robert C. Small  1925-2015  Active for 45 years at Calvin Presbyterian Church, Bob served as elder, participated in Bible study, in fellowship groups and spent countless hours volunteering his "fix-it" talents wherever needed. Services held at Calvin.

Alan Lee Schneider  1947-2015  Services held at Shoreline Community Church.

Marjorie (Sharon) Bennett  1941-2015   Raised her family in what is now Shoreline. Sharon loved to emcee and play bluegrass music and was seen and heard at festivals all around the area.

Arthur L. Wadekamper  1935-2015  57 year Shoreline resident was active in sports and civic affairs, as a soccer referee for the Washington State soccer association and a Ronald Wastewater commissioner.

Richard A. (Dick) Japar   1942-2015  Retired from Shoreline Parks department, he loved fishing and the Seahawks.

Marcy Teichman 1948-2015  Passed peacefully at her home in Lake Forest Park on her birthday.

Alice (Glavinovich) (Martin) Ehli  1941-2015  Worked for the Shoreline School District for over 30 years. Volunteered at Children's Hospital Bargain Boutique and St. Luke's Catholic Church where she administered the Eucharist to many home bound parishioners. Services at St. Luke.



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