Death notices as of August 21, 2014

Saturday, August 30, 2014

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.

Virginia A. "Ginger" Smith  1953-2014  Lake Forest Park resident and graduate of Shorecrest High School. Worked at Bon Marche and Linens n Things.

Verda Leona Carey  1927-2014  A teacher who lived mostly in Alaska, she was a librarian for the Alaska State Library, working with historical photographs. In 1999 she moved to Lake Forest Park to be near her grandchildren. Devoted member of Ronald UMC.

Calvin J. Davenport  Age 89  Charter, 50 year member of Calvin Presbyterian Church, where services were held.

Eugene "Blackie" Blackmer  1922-2014  Survived by family and a "host of friends." Retired from Boeing after 34 years. Lived his final days at Crista.

Karl C. Griggs  Age 23  Lake Forest Park.  Summa cum laude graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz campus, receiving a B.A. in Anthropology and Classics., who was attending graduate school in Classics at the UW. "Adept at languages and mastered five, including German, French, Latin and Ancient Greek." Travelled extensively.

Julie (Randmel) Pounds  1929-2014  Married Duane in 1948 and raised five children in Shoreline. Very active in fraternal organizations such as Nile, Eastern Star. Realtor in later life.

Linda (Decker) Barnes  1957-2014  RN who taught at Shoreline Community College beginning in 1990.

Glenn Joseph Obaitek  Age 79  Shoreline resident, owned and operated five grocery stores, including Glenn's Deli in North City.

Mark Hall Pfenning  Died as a result of injuries in a motorcycle accident. "On the day he died he was riding on a gorgeous winding road in a canyon in NE Oregon surrounded by a landscape that fed his soul." Services at Lake Forest Park Civic Club.

George B. Simpson  1931-2014  US Army Veteran, pharmaceutical sales rep, avid history buff. "One of the greatest joys of his later years was attending the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center where he had many friends."

Harriet Ann Kimble  1929-2014  Died at home, surrounded by family. Services at Calvin Presbyterian Church.

Wayne Krumroy  1932-2014  Died at Aegis Callahan House in Shoreline.

(John) Gabriel Snedeker  1971-2014  Former planner for City of Shoreline, died unexpectedly of sudden cardiac arrest. Avid outdoorsman who skiied, hiked, fished, and had worked as a seasonal firefighter.

Joan Grant  1937-2014  Earned her master's in education in 1980 and first teaching position was with Shoreline Schools, teaching French and Social Studies.

Robert Laurence Herriott DVM of Shoreline passed away at his son's home in Oregon, after a short illness.

Frank Charles Taylor  1936-2014  Longtime Shoreline resident, former Marine. Played senior softball and volunteered at local food bank. Services at Eagles lodge in North City.

Bruce Allan Wilcox 1949-2014  Grew up in Richmond Beach and graduated from Shoreline High School in 1967. Services at Richmond Beach Congregational Church.

Velva Kranzl  1917-2014  Died in Shoreline. Married 67 years, they were snowbirds to Arizona for 24 years. Active in Jobs Daughters and Eastern Star. In spite of medical challenges she was able to get around and "never met a slot machine she didn't like."


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