Death Notices as of December 21

Saturday, December 27, 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.

Viola D. McDonald  1922-2014  Services were held at Shoreline Community Church for Viola McDonald, mother-in-law of Frank Henderson, who also died recently after an early Christmas celebration arranged by his family.

Douglas C. Mitchell  1937-2014  Shoreline resident died 11-20-14 from complications of heart disease. Survived by his wife of 57 years, Willette J. Mitchell. Served in the U.S. Navy aboard the Princeton and the Yorktown. Employed by Continental Can until plant closure.

Harlan Herbert Lahmann  1936-2014  Shoreline resident spent three years in the Navy, then worked for the Bon Marché for many years. He retired from the Shoreline School District. Survived by his wife of 56 years, Sharon. Services at First Lutheran Church of Richmond Beach.

Gordon McDowell  1929-2014  Served in the U.S. Army. Married to Lannita, who preceded him in death. Raised their daughter in Shoreline, where he was a parent volunteer in Shoreline Schools.

Joan Marjorie Ross  age 94  A British war bride, she lived in Seattle, Shoreline, and Edmonds. Services were held at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Shoreline.

Reuben F. Lewis  1923-2013  Served in WWII, fighting in Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima and was awarded a Purple Heart.

Warner Day "Brooks" Brooksbank  age 81  Lake Forest Park resident since 1989 when he joined the Washington State Patrol. After retiring, he visited Australia and New Zealand. Back home he enjoyed "playing his organ, golfing, visiting pawn shops, and continually upgrading the inventory of his gun and knife collections."

Shirley Janette (Lothe) Hogle  1935-2014  Shoreline resident moved here in 1950 with her husband, Clifford Brock Hogle in 1950. They raised their children in Shoreline and only recently sold their home to become full-time Arizona residents.

Jacqueline Trullinger Parkhurst  1930-2014  Jackie taught in the Shoreline  School District for 20 years as a substitute teacher and spent many years as a volunteer with the Children's Hospital Orthopedic Guild and SPL Friends of the Library.

Jennifer Ann Dahl  1973-2014  Graduated from Shoreline Community College in 1993 

Christine Elizabeth Hjort  1966-2014  Shorecrest High School graduate, she was a well-respected science teacher at Skyview Jr. High School in the Northshore School District.

Dorothy Marie Scholze  1921-2014  Mass was said at St. Mark's in Shoreline.

Aaron Endymion Taitum Sebren  age 43  An artist, he attended Evergreen School for the Gifted in Shoreline.

Ronald William Cross  1939-2014  Shoreline resident was an avid genealogist. As a long term-member of the Seattle Genealogy Society he spent considerable hours researching his family's history and helping many others. Over the years he contributed significant records, books and materials to the Society. In pursuit of this hobby, Ron traveled to many sites in the US and visited Sweden researching his ancestry.

Winona Lundemo McPherson  1924-2014  Services were held at Calvin Presbyterian Church. Memorial donations to World Concern.

Vina Derbyshire  1938-2014  Passed away in Shoreline, after an extended battle with ovarian cancer, leaving a large, extended family.

Florine Dai Fleck  1931-2014  Obtained her nursing degree from Shoreline College during the 1970s.



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