Death notices as of December 31, 2018

Thursday, January 3, 2019

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

Pastor James W. Schoeld 1935-2018 Pastor at Bethel Lutheran for 15 years. Active in synod and community affairs, including president of the Shoreline Rotary Club. A month after retirement he had an auto accident which left him with quadriplegia. He stayed active in ministry, serving in two parishes as interim pastor. He served on the synod council, on a rehab committee at the UW Medical Center and on the Continuing Pastoral Education Committee at Harborview, and boards of The Hearthstone assisted living community and the Dale Turner Family YMCA. He continued with Rotary, and was a volunteer tutor at Parkwood Elementary School for ten years.

Irene Mary Olsen 1925-2018 Services at Bethel Lutheran Church for 93 year old Mountlake Terrace resident Irene Olsen.

Lillian Marie Donnelly Pereira 1929-2018 Lillian and Arthur moved their family to the area which later became Shoreline and raised their ten children there. She was a long-time parishioner at St. Luke where services were held. For the last ten years she resided at Providence Mount St Vincent.

Ted Strathy Frost 1932-2018 "He began rowing while growing up in Lake Forest Park, continued as a Husky coached by Stan Pocock. He and his lifelong friend, Bob Rogers, competed and won gold in the 1959 Pan American Games and then onto the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome." A CPA, he wrote two books on business, plus a novel.

Marguerite Duggan Munger 1922-2018 Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and spent her final years receiving skilled nursing care at Shoreline's Evergreen Haven Senior Care.

Elizabeth (Betty) McDevitt Gardner 1924-2018 "She dedicated many years to hexing teams opposing the Mariners, dominating at bingo, making sure all the parties were planned right, and never missing her 11:00am date with The Young and the Restless." Lived her final years at Crista.


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