Death notices as of October 21, 2015

Sunday, November 1, 2015

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

Ester L. Musacchia  1930-2015  Lake Forest Park resident was a para-educator in Shoreline Public Schools for 25 years. "She loved quilting, gardening, sewing, scrapbooking, movies and spending time with her family."

Winlock "Lock" Miller  1950-2015  Lock Miller, an avid outdoorsman, created Marmot Mountain Works, a company that specialized in clothing and equipment for mountaineering and skiing, and a guide service for kayaking. He was the president of two family charitable trusts, the Elisabeth C. Miller Botanical Garden on Union Bay, and one which gave grants to charities serving parks, education, and northwest history. Services at Florence Henry Chapel in The Highlands and reception at St. Dunstan's.

Vernon Floyd Van Heyningen  1923-2015  Served in the U.S. Army medical corps during WW II. Aeronautical engineer who worked for Boeing, he was "dedicated in serving the Christian Reformed Church and Watson Groen Christian School (Shoreline Christian School)."  Services at First Christian Reform Church in Shoreline.

Matthew Farley Burkhart  1983-2009  The 2001 Shorecrest graduate was a computer science engineer who worked for Google in New York as Tech Lead of the Singer Project which he created for Google Earth. Raised in Lake Forest Park, he "died due to recurrent severe major depressive illness after battling the disease for 12 years."

Wayne E. Metsker  age 91 Taught as a substitute in the Shoreline School District.

John Walsh  1959-2015  Shoreline man died in a boating accident at Moses Lake. He was an active, 35 year member of IBEW local 46.

Joyce A. Burlingame  1931-2015  50 year Shoreline resident died at home. "She volunteered for the PTA, as a den mother, carpool driver for kids activities and raising charitable funds for Children's Orthopedic Hospital." Active in Bothell Sons of Norway.

Beverly Jane Ramstead  1925-2015  Lived in Shoreline with her young family from 1947 to the mid-1950s.

Marjorie (Williams) French  1931-2015  Celebration of Life held at Lake Forest Park Civic Club.

Olin Lyle Darling  1939-2015  Services at Calvin Presbyterian Church in Shoreline.

Keith S. Yett  1921-2015  Served in the South Pacific during WWII. With a degree in Mechanical Engineering, he worked at the Applied Physics Laboratory. An avid snow skier, he won medals at the age of 81. "Other interests included sailing, lawn bowling, Scandinavian folk dancing, bird watching, geology, reading and was a lifelong Husky football fan."


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