Death notices as of June 21, 2016

Saturday, June 25, 2016

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.

Obituaries from The Seattle Times


Ralph H. Palmen  1942-2016  Shoreline resident was a professional speaker and author in the field of personnel hiring and training. Member Seattle Golf Club and a fundraiser for Children's Hospital. Active member Aurora Church of the Nazarene and on the Foundation Board of Northwest Nazarene University. Founder of the Palmen Institute and co-founder of Express Employment Professionals.

Pauline R. Christy, PhD  1924-2016  Lake Forest Park resident. Graduated college with two degrees. Taught until her husband was transferred to Boise and then to Utah where she was very active in civic groups. Returned to school for a PhD in psychology and spent the rest of her career as a mental health worker, including a private practice in Lynnwood. After retirement, she and her husband backpacked around Europe and the US for the next 30 years.

Mary "Mollie" E. Ball  1935-2016  Former Shoreline resident died in Woodinville.

Nancy Ann Haunty 1969-2016  Shoreline resident died after a six and a half year battle with metastatic breast cancer. "Nancy's great fortitude was an inspiration to many as she ran two 1/2 marathons and summited Mount Adams with the support of Team Survivor Northwest."

Kristoffer E. Lunde, Sr.  1938-2016  Born in Norway and served in the Norwegian Merchant Marine. In Seattle, he retired from Foss Marine. A talented carpenter and artist, he built several homes. Services at First Lutheran Church of Richmond Beach and memorials to "The Mission to Seafarers".

Melville F. Pugh, Jr.  1924-2016  Memorial services at First Lutheran Church of Richmond Beach.

Geno L. Pinto, Jr.  1954-2016  Attended Shoreline Community College.

Arthur Rice Kruckeberg  1920-2016  PhD in Botany from UCal Berkeley, taught many years at University Washington, serving as Botany department chair from 1971-1977. His property in Shoreline has become the Kruckeberg Botanic Garden. See previous obituary. Services will be held at the Center for Urban Horticulture on July 24, 2016.

Art Nicholas  1938-2016  Retired Shoreline Schools teacher first at Aldercrest Elementary and then at Kellogg (Jr. High) Middle School until his 1990 retirement. He coached and officiated at sporting events. "He most enjoyed teaching Scandinavian folk dancing to hundreds of kids at Kellogg, and the Kellogg Nordic Folk Dancers provided entertainment through the greater Seattle area for 20 years."

Allen Dale Anderson  1932-2016 Member of the Shoreline Rotary for over 30 years, serving as President, Treasurer, board member. Created the Shoreline Rotary Foundation. Awarded PTA Golden Acorn. Board member and Treasurer of Shoreline Chamber of Commerce. Family genealogist who published his own family's history. Donations suggested to Shoreline Rotary Foundation.

Chris Alan Morrison  1958-2016  Grew up in Lake Forest Park, attended Shoreline Community College. Lifelong golfer who played on courses all over the US and Europe. Great fan of the Oregon State U Beavers, where his son Trever played baseball.

Sheila Lundin Campbell  1954-2016  Graduated from Shorecrest in 1972. Claims adjustor for Pemco Insurance. Services were held at Ronald United Methodist Church.

Patricia Ann Smith O'Day Woodruff  1926-2016  Moved to Shoreline in 1962, worked in radio and advertising. 50 year member of Trinity Presbyterian Church. In 2004 moved to Cristwood Park where she lived out her years.

Marie Etzkorn Brockway  age 92  She loved to garden and sail. Catholic mass was held at St Mark in Shoreline.

Russell A. Lager  Opened Russ Lager and Associates Professional Recruiters. Services held at Calvin Presbyterian Church.

Irma L. Dizard  1920-2016  Member of St. Luke Catholic Church in Shoreline. Burial at Holyrood.

Roger Paul Foucher  1953-2016  Services held at the Cromwell Park Amphitheatre. Remembrances to Northwest Harvest.

Elaine Ellen Cornwall  1924-2016  Lived in Richmond Beach for a few years from 1956 until moving to Ballard. Bought a Shoreline condo in 1984 where she lived for 24 years. She travelled extensively, celebrating her 83rd birthday in Greece. Moved to Bremerton in 2015 to be closer to a daughter.



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