Death notices as of January 23, 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Painting by Chrystine Westphal
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

Norman Thomassen  1930-2017  Services at Lake Forest Park Presbyterian for Air Force veteran Thomassen. "He loved his home on Lake Washington, the many adventures on his Criss-Craft "The Fortuna", the Model T Ford he rebuilt from a pile of rust, and most of all his family and friends."

John N. Terrey  1926-2017  An honored educational specialist, including Director of the Board of Community Colleges, he taught at Shoreline Community College in his retirement.

Barbara Ann Rizzuto  1940-2017 "As 'Ripper' Rizzuto, she also participated in the Moms' Football League with Shoreline Univac Youth Football. She was a volunteer with the Shoreline juvenile court system."

Aron Lindell  -2017  Services at Lake Forest Park Civic Club for Aron Lindell, who departed this life after a protracted battle with brain cancer. "Aron met his final days demonstrating the same characteristics by which he lived his life: bravery, honesty, and compassion for those around him."

Delores (Deedy) Roth Nyegaard  1944-2017  Shoreline Class of 1962. Survived by her husband of 53 years and their family.

Marjorie Lucille (Huettl) Sorenson  1929-2017  Marjorie and her husband Dwain raised their seven children in Shoreline. Marjorie dedicated her life to her children.

Lucille Irene Parshall  1931-2017  Died peacefully at her home in Lake Forest Park. A memorial service was held at Northwest Church in Lynnwood.

Maxine Marie Marshall  1925-2017  Services held at Calvin Presbyterian Church in Shoreline. With her husband and two children, she settled in Richmond Beach in 1956, where she lived for the next 60 years. "She was an early member of Calvin Presbyterian Church and was active in its social circles."

Norman J "Mac" MacDonald  1922-2017  Services at Berean Bible Church for MacDonald, a Retired Chief of Hydrology and Hydraulics, Army Corp of Engineers. Survived by Unajean, his wife of 72 years.

Blanche Ligare Lindmark  1929-2017  She retired in San Diego, then joined the Peace Corps and served two years in Ecuador. She relocated to Shoreline but volunteered for Habitat for Humanity, and Global Volunteer.

Eric Keith Barnum  1949-2018  1967 graduate of Shorecrest High School. He had a 37 year career with the Northshore School District ranging from teacher, coach, to Director of Secondary Education.

Raymond E. Harper  1926-2018  Long time Shoreline resident, he volunteered with the Boy and Girl Scouts, the Shoreline Historical Museum, and the Red Cross.

Alexander Joseph Maxwell  -2018  Enthralled with Latin, he taught English, Greek and Roman Classics and European literature at Shoreline Community College. He loved classical music, with a fondness for Beethoven.

Theodora Ann Sherman  1926-2018  Memorial service at St. Luke for Shoreline resident Teddy Sherman. She and husband GK married after WWII, and as a Navy family, lived on air bases across the US. They retired to Shoreline and raised their children. Teddy returned to college, got an accounting degree and started a firm of all women accountants.

Steven Louis Hellwig  1948-1968  50th anniversary of the death of 1966 Shorecrest graduate Steven Hellwig, who died in South Vietnam January 21, 1968.


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