Death notices as of September 25, 2018

Sunday, October 7, 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

Darlaine Frances Seely 1933-2018 Memorial services were held at Shoreline Community Church. Darlaine was employed at jobs in the public schools, ELDEC and at Crista Ministries but her lifelong passion was her family.

Laszlo Pal Age 81 Services were held at the Lake Forest Park Civic Club for renown filmmaker who started the film program at the UW and taught there for 30 years. He received both national and Northwest Emmy Awards for his documentary productions.

Patricia Elaine Reynolds 1932-2018 Services were held at Lake Forest Park Civic Club for Patricia, who died in her sleep on August 20. She worked as a receptionist for Dr. Robert Simpson in Kenmore for 20 years.

Robert Elliott Chung Sr. 1930-2018 Born in China, he was able to work and bring all his siblings to the United States. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. Afterwards, he attended and played football for the University of Washington and went on to work for the Seattle Parks Department and Shoreline Public Schools as a physical education teacher.

Alan Stephenson 1933-2018 Alan passed away peacefully in his Lake Forest Park home, surrounded by family. He served two years in the Army, and earned a communications degree at the University of Washington. He began work at a TV station, then opened his own advertising agency which he ran for 30 years.

Hjordis Berg 1930-2018 Services at Shoreline Community Church in Shoreline. Hjordis was born in Rissa, Norway and remained active in Norwegian groups in the northwest. She participated in the Norwegian Ladies Chorus, Sons of Norway activities, and volunteered for Ski for Light over 25 years.

Leon Applebaum 1924-2018 Artist and educator Leon Applebaum's paintings are included in the permanent exhibits of the Seattle Art Museum, the Musee d' Art Modern in Paris, the Metropolitan Museum and the Museum of Modern Art.

Reuben August Gunst 1920-2018 Reuben was an active member of the Shoreline senior group called Pacesetters. While he was in his 80's and 90's he traveled the world on cruise ships where he had a chance to dance, learn about different cultures and meet interesting people.

Jack Wendell Faulkner 1923-2018 Services at Berean Bible Church for Crista resident Jack Faulkner. He was an engineer in the Merchant Marines in WWII and worked as an Accountant into his early 90s.

Margaret (Peggy) Houk Fortin 1927-2018 Peggy taught first grade in the Shoreline School District for twenty-five happy years. An antique collector and member of the DAR, she was proud of her ancestry back to Jamestown.


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