Death notices as of January 21, 2016

Monday, January 25, 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

Patricia Anderson Gebert  1920-2015  Lake Forest Park resident died in her sleep at the age of 95. Worked in the Boeing Everett plant as a riveter during WW II - one of the so-called "Rosie the Riveter" women. A licensed seaplane pilot, she married a career Naval officer and they lived in Germany, Turkey, and many locations in the US. An artist, she worked in a gallery in Santa Barbara, California.

Jamie Stamper  1953-2015  Graduate of Shoreline High School, attended Seattle U, and worked for Boeing before moving to California.

Richard Josephson  Age 84  In 1962 he worked for the Shoreline School District and established and organized the data processing system. Lived in Shoreline for 43 years before moving to Bellingham in 1999.

William Michael Phennah, Jr  1951-2015  Shoreline resident died in his sleep. He graduated from Ingraham and worked as a machinist and in construction. Loved sports and golf.

Daniel Ray Arntson  1958-2015  Grew up in Shoreline and graduated from Shorecrest in 1978. Retired after 20 years in the Air Force and returned to Shoreline where he worked for Alaska Airlines, Port of Seattle, and Comcast.

William "Bill" Currie  1925-2015  In 1957 he designed and built his home in Lake Forest Park. He was retired from Honeywell Marine, where he was an acoustical engineer. He was in the Navy for two years during WW II.

Dorothy Storseth  1919-2016  A devoted and active member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Shoreline since 1953, she served on many committees and was Wedding Coordinator for many years.

Greg "Gibby" Gibson  1979-2016  Died in a house fire in Shoreline with his dog Nino at his side. "Greg was the heart and soul of punk rock in the Seattle/Puget Sound area and beyond for nearly 20 years. He started as a drummer in his "Quicktips" band, and later "Can't Complain", then "Mind Candy" and other local bands. This all evolved into what became his life's passion, Local Chaos Productions." Family asks that in his honor, you make sure you have working smoke alarms in your home.

Marjorie Ann "Marge" Bollinger  1930-2015  Services were held at St. Mark's and burial at Holyrood for Marge Bollinger, who died peacefully, surrounded by her family.


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