Death Notices as of October 21, 2014

Saturday, October 25, 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.

Joye A. Hill  1932-2014  Shoreline resident leaves two children, Gary and Debbie.

Kyle Warnick  1970-2014  Killed by a car while walking his dog near his home in Kirkland. Born in Shoreline, he attended Watson Groen School (now Shoreline Christian). An Eagle Scout, he was staff at Camp Parsons, and later was a Pack Master for his sons' troop. Voted "most creative" at Watson Groen, he went into marketing and public relations for firms such as T-Mobile, American Cancer, and Microsoft. A master storyteller, he created a company called "Stories Told Well" that introduced storytelling to the corporate structure. He loved to cook and created a men's culinary group that prepared regular 5-course meals for the wives.

Norman K. "Ken" Figgins  1920-2014  Served in the Air Force during World War II. Lifelong member of Shoreline Masonic Lodge #248, The Scottish Rite, The Nile Shrine, and American Legion. Clever with his hands, he patented a model plane launcher and created many "Rube Goldberg" type inventions. He donated over 50 gallons of blood to the Puget Sound Blood Bank. "In lieu of flowers, Ken would love for you to make a donation to either the Rite Care Foundation (Scottish Rite), or the Shriners Hospital For Children."

Robert Teodosio  1955-2014  Died after a brief battle with cancer. Born in Guam, where he was a journalist, he moved his family to Seattle in 1998 where he worked at the Renton Reporter, the Seattle School District. He was in the public relations office of the Shoreline School District for several years.

Ronald Philip Latham  1934-2014  Passed away in Shoreline, where he had lived for over 50 years. Army veteran with a master's in accounting, who worked at Boeing. A member of the benevolent and protective order of Elks.

John E. Cuneo  1937-2014  Electrical engineer and retired insurance agent. Services held at St Luke in Shoreline.

Michael J. Murphy  1962-2014  Grew up in Lake Forest Park and graduated from Shorecrest. Passed away after a 13 month battle with cancer. Devoted to his family and dedicated to his children. Services at St. Mark in Shoreline.

Doris Valborg Thompson Hendrickson, R.N.  1930-2014  She had a long nursing career "including the TB Sanatarium for Navajo Indians in Boulder Colorado, The University of Michigan Medical Center and The Swedish Tumor Institute. She worked in the Delivery Room and in nursing homes. Doris spent the last 20 years of her nursing career with oncology patients." Services at First Lutheran Church of Richmond Beach.

Michael Andrew Conway  Age 68  Beloved father and grandfather passed away at home in Shoreline on October 4th, 2014.

Virginia Ruth Archbold  1920-2014  After her husband died in 2000, she moved in with her daughter in Shoreline and joined St. Matthew parish in north Seattle.

Maude Mathisen Bassi  1920-2014  Lived in Shoreline with her family from 1964 to 1982 when they moved to Edmonds. Member of the Daughters of Norway- Ester Moe Lodge #39.

Eva Mae Halferty  1930-2014  Active in her church and community. Loved to sing and active as performer in Readers' Theatre at Ida Culver. Volunteered in her children's classroom and her grandchildren's classrooms. Services at Richmond Beach Congregational Church.

Earl E. Baer  Age 85  Services at St Mark in Shoreline.

Howard E. Miller  Age 100  After he moved to north Seattle in 2004, he started attending St. Dunstan's Church in Shoreline, where services will be held.

Lois Knudson  1935-2014  Shoreline resident since 1977, she was very active in the community in spite of 38 years of treatment for breast cancer. "Rainbow Worthy Advisor, PTSA (Golden Acorn), Everett Soroptimist (President of Seattle North), Teen Hope, Susan G. Komen Foundation , Insurance Women of Puget Sound, and Bridge Ministries" and outreach leader for Calvin Presbyterian.


Patty Hale October 26, 2014 at 11:08 AM  

2 Ridgecrest residents passed away on Friday, October 17.
Bunce, George, 79 of Shoreline, Oct. 17 - no obituary or information on a service
Gary Huston Allen, August 31, 1935 - October 17, 2014 - Owner operator of the original North City Mow Shop. Details about his life available at:

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