Death Notices as of February 28, 2019

Friday, March 15, 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

Lana Rae Lenz 1942-2019 Her first teaching job was teaching English and speech at Shorecrest. After earning a certificate in Early Childhood Education, she was one of the founders of the Children's Museum and had a program of parenting tips on KIRO radio. "She became a therapist in the daycare treatment program for abused and neglected children at the Ryther Institute. Then it was back to the University of Washington to be a part of its Center for Instructional Development and Research."

Ethel Selfridge Hadley 1921-2019 Active in her church, St George Episcopal in Lake City, Seattle. Services were held at St. Dunstan's in Shoreline.

Dixon C. Hayward 1948-2019 "Dixon graduated from Shoreline High School in 1966 and served in the Navy, Mobile Riverine Force, Mekong Delta during the Vietnam War. He was a lifelong Husky football and Seahawks fan and was known for his love of fishing, dogs, and his one of a kind sense of humor."

Robert (Bob) R. Anchondo 1932-2019 Funeral mass at St. Luke Catholic Church for Seattle resident and father of four, grandfather of six.

Richard Arlen Hagstrom age 85 Navy veteran and retired Boeing engineer. Services held at St. Luke Catholic Church and interment at Holyrood.

Cecelia Marie Connelly 1914-2019 She lived at many locations in King county, most lately Auburn. Graveside services were held at Holyrood.

Sister Louise DuMont, CSJP 1924-2019 Burial at Holyrood for distinguished leader Sister Louise, who "led her community, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, through the years of changes in religious life following the Second Vatican Council."

Peter Chelemedos 1922-2019 Signed on to a merchant marine ship at age 16 during the Depression, he saw combat on Navy ships during WWII, having two sink under him. Post-war he obtained his Master's Certificate to captain ships. In retirement, he and his wife travelled the world. He was active in Seattle Storytellers Guild, the Sherlock Holmes Society, and the Shoreline Unitarian Church.

Charlene J. Taylor d. 2019 Charlene was the wife of Chuck Taylor, who was a teacher and later an administrator in the Shoreline School District. Charlene was a stay at home mom to their four children for many years; she later worked as a legal secretary.

Andrea Lynn Wilson 1983-2019 Earned a Masters in teaching from Seattle University and later achieved National Board Certification. Her death was unexpected. Services were held at St. Luke Parish in Shoreline.

Henry Peter Wind 1926-2019 Services at Shoreline Christian Reformed Church for Wind, who a retired supervisor at the Seattle Terminal Annex.

Connie Feldheger 1924-2019 Kenmore resident was a former top sales agent for Lake Forest Park Realty in the 1970s. Burial at Acacia in Lake Forest Park. "In the early eighties she and husband Gene started their own import company, Feldheger Imports, which they continued up until Gene's passing in 2008."

John Gordon Carter 1962-2019 Lived in Lake Forest Park and attended elementary school there until the 4th grade, when his family moved to New Jersey. He worked for ad agencies and marketing companies. He managed the McDonald's account in Denmark then as Senior Director in Global Marketing Communications covering 31 countries.


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