Death notices as of August 21, 2016

Wednesday, August 24, 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


Dr. Felipe Galvez Castro  1923-2016  Born in the Phillippines, where he received his M.D. degree. Father of five children, the family immigrated to Seattle in 1974. Viewing, rosary, and special mass were celebrated at St. Mark, with interment at Holyrood.

Sharon Muree Frances Ivester  1931-2016  She worked as a bookkeeper and retired from Plywood Supply after 30 years. A Lake Forest Park resident, she was married for 67 years and had three children. She loved golf. She died after a long struggle with Alzheimer's. Services and burial at Acacia.

Diane Marie (Lund) Forde  1943-2016  A Celebration of Life was held at Aurora Nazarene Community Church for Diane Ford, who died after a five year battle with cancer. 

Allan Richard Morgan  age 69, of Shoreline, died peacefully July 15.In lieu of flowers, donate to Washington Waterfowl Assoc or American Diabetes Assoc in his honor.

Emmanuel John Xenos  1931-2016  Born on the Greek island of Leros, his family came to the Northwest in 1947. He served in the Navy. A businessman, he owned several restaurants including the Dairy Delight in Seattle, and the Viking House Restaurant in Poulsbo. He later owned the Viking Marine Supply stores. Emmanuel was dedicated to his Greek Orthodox Church and was also very involved in the Lion's Club and Sons of Norway.

Jean Kraft  1923-2016  During WW II she sang and played piano for the USO while working at Boeing inspecting airplane parts. Celebration of Life at Calvin Presbyterian Church in Shoreline.

Axel "Ted" Theodore Peterson Jr.  1923-2016  Flew F-6F Hell Cats during WW II. Worked for E.J. Bartells for 35 years, retiring as president of the company. A celebration of life was held at the Shoreline Elks.

(Fritz) Ludwig Fred Horand  1924-2016  US Navy pilot during WW II. A watchmaker by trade, he loved traveling, dancing, and spending time with grandchildren. Services at Richmond Beach Congregational Church.



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