Death notices as of September 25, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

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 extracted from The Seattle Times

Fred William Grotjahn, Jr.  1926-2017  His WW II Navy Service concluded in Tokyo Harbor watching the final signing of the Japanese surrender. In 1977 he was recognized as Volunteer Scout Leader of the Year, by Boy Scouts of America. After retirement from Overall Services, he volunteered as Shoreline Block Watch Focal and participated in the emergency training for the container spill response team at Richmond Beach.

Nathaniel Shipman Penrose, Jr  1932-2017  Died at home in Shoreline where he had lived since 1981. Nat served for many years on the boards of the University of Puget Sound, St. Joseph Hospital, Franciscan Health System, the Washington State Hospital Association, and the Seattle Children's Home. He was a past president of the Tacoma Country and Golf Club and a member of the Seattle Golf Club since 1981.

Berit Karin Ingebrigtsen Sjong  1936-2017  Services at First Lutheran Church of Richmond Beach for Shoreline resident. Born in Ă…lesund, Norway, she came to America with her parents in 1947 aboard the Queen Mary. She gave years of service to Seattle Milk Fund, Nordic Heritage Museum, Norse Home, Shoreline Schools, Brownies/Girl Scouts and First Lutheran Church of Richmond Beach. She was a Precinct Committeeman and active member of the King County Republican Club.

Jesse Prinz  1993-2017  Services at St. Luke for Jesse Prinz, who died suddenly and unexpectedly on August 23rd. 

Helen Louise Bevan  1934-2017  Services at Shoreline Free Methodist Church for Louise Bevan.

Kenneth John Jones, Sr 1918-2017  Kenny, a meat cutter by trade, worked, sang and laughed at Jones Bros. Meats, the family business. Services at Berean Bible Church in Shoreline.

Kimberly Lillquist 1959-2017  Lived in Edmonds and attended Shoreline Community College.

Ronald Michael Rhodes  Age 76  Graduate of Shoreline High School. Married Mary Ann in 1962. Served in the Navy on the USS Hancock, Ranger, and Enterprise, and worked 30 years for Boeing.

Ralph Max Bremer 1929-2017  A celebration of life was held at Shoreline Community Church. Bremer was a staff attorney at Safeco Insurance Company and Vice President and Chief Counsel of Safeco Credit Company. He was president and chairman of the board of Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound from 1980 to 1982.

Martha Jane Cutler  1935-2017  Long time Shoreline resident was an LPN at Ballard Community Hospital and Swedish Medical Center Ballard for 56 years.

Linda Joyce McFarlane  1954-2017  Raised her family in Shoreline. Proud Shorecrest and WWU mom / football mom. She was a proud union worker and always searched for USA-made products.

Mary Catherine Bayard  1930-2017  Married William Bayard in 1949 and raised five children while living in the Shoreline area for over 50 years. Worked in the mental health field for 40 years.

Consuelo Ranike Banaag Cannon  1944-2017  In lieu of flowers, please make donation to: Lake Forest Park Elementary School, 18500 - 37th Ave NE, Lake Forest Park, WA 98155.

Kathy (Kate) Moll  Age 56  Though always positive and optimistic about her illness, she lost her 4 year struggle with colorectal cancer, a fighter to the end. Kathy was the daughter of Frank and Phyllis Moll, raised in Shoreline and graduated from Shorecrest in 1979. She also attended WSU and Shoreline Community College. Worked for Rainier Bank for 15 years before moving to CA in 2002, where she worked as a project manager for Verizon. Part of a close group of surfing friends, who held a "Paddle-Out" as a memorial in her honor in Huntington Beach.

Eugene Randall Morton  1923-2017  Member of Shoreline Methodist Church and volunteer at Warm Beach Campground. Interment service will be October 7, 2017 at 2:00pm in the Acacia Memorial Park in Lake Forest Park.

Earl E. Moselle  1934-2017  Served three years in the U.S. Army. He was proud of his military service and was a member of the American Legion Post 227 in Shoreline for the past 17 years. Graveside service at Evergreen Washelli will include military honors.

Betty Marie Dull  1924-2017  Shoreline resident loved her children and grandchildren and her later life career in real estate.

Dorothy J. (nee Paul) Raymond  1923-2017  Met her husband Lowell and married in 1943, raising one daughter and three sons in Lake Forest Park. Member of the American Slavic Women's Club and the Norwegian Ladies' Chorus.

William "Bill" Calhoun Barham  1938-2017  Barham passed away in his sleep at his home in Shoreline. Served in U.S. Navy. Member of Elks. Owned Barham Cement Contractors for 35 years.


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