Obituaries

AIDA (SHANAFELT) KOUYOUMJIAN

December 14, 1928 – April 26, 2018 Teacher, writer, musician, dancer, amateur actress, world traveler, lecturer, group organizer, fund-raiser and life adventurer Aida Marderos Kouyoumjian… Continue reading

  • May 11, 2018

CHARLOTTE F. RILEY

There are some old people. Maybe. But Charlotte F. Riley, fondly called Grammy in her later years, was not one of them. “Was” will never… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2018

MICHAEL DAVID FITZGERALD

August 24, 1952 - April 15, 2018 Much-loved family man, friend, poet, mentor, pastor and avid baseball fan, Michael died following a lengthy process of… Continue reading

  • Apr 23, 2018

CHARLES “CHUCK” FOSTER

Charles “Chuck” Foster, 96, a long-time pilot and pioneer in American aviation safety, died April 10, 2018, in Issaquah, Washington. Chuck, when he was young,… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2018

DAVID H. ROSENSTEIN

David H. Rosenstein, of Mercer Island, WA and Albuquerque, NM, passed away on April 10, 2018, at the age of 83. David was a profound… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2018

ALAN MACKENZIE

Alan MacKenzie passed away on the morning of Friday March 2, 2018. Born in Ilford, Essex, England on July 14th 1932. He earned Bachelor’s degrees… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2018

ROBERT DAVID HILLIARD

1940-2018 Community Newsman, Educator Bob Hilliard is roundly known as the “nicest guy”- best family man, colleague, prof and boss - and Alzheimer patient of… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2018

JAMES A. WALSH

James A. Walsh, aged 95, died peacefully in his home on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. He was surrounded by family and caregivers. Jim was born… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2018

WALLIS J. TOLLES

Wallis J Tolles was born in Tacoma, Washington on February 13, 1923. He died in Indio,California on April 4, 2018. Wally served in the United… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2018

MARTHA CHARLOTTE (DORSEY) WILLIAMS

July 11, 1930 - March 13, 2018 Martha Williams died at age 87 on March 13, 2018 with her daughters by her side. Born in… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2018

HARRY RICHARD POOLE

Harry Richard Poole, surrounded by his family, passed away at his home on March 18, 2018. He was 90. Despite having had his share of… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2018

RICHARD ARTHUR HULTQUIST

Richard Arthur Hultquist died peacefully on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 surrounded by his loving family after a fierce battle with cancer. He was a warrior,… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2018

LAVONNE LARSEN

Lavonne Larsen was born February 28, 1935 to Rev. R.M. and Myrtle Christensen in South St. Paul, Minnesota. Her father was a Lutheran pastor, and… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2018

DR. ELSIE LOWMAN

1920 - 2018 A master left this planet Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Her body was 98, her soul pure light & wisdom. At 19 she… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2018

SUSAN MORRISSON

Susan Morrisson (born Susan Elisabeth Porter), 79, died peacefully on February 22, 2018 surrounded by her family. She is survived by her husband, B. David… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2018

TONY R. ARIES

Tony R. Aries of Mercer Island, passed away on March 1, 2018 at the age of 92. He was born January 11, 1926 in Bellevue,… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2018

RUTH IRENE (THORESON) HAVEN

Ruth Irene (Thoreson) Haven was born on November 17, 1930 in Spooner, WI to Mable Ruth (Bolin) Thoreson and Oscar Theodore Thoreson. Irene passed away… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2018

HENDRIKA ANNA (HANNIE) SCHOTT

Hendrika Anna (Hannie) Schott passed away on February 21, 2018 in the comfort of her Mercer Island home. Born on November 6, 1916, Hannie packed… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2018

ROBERT VICTOR NORTON

Robert Victor Norton was born April 16, 1935 in Los Angeles, California, the son of Helen Coomber Norton and James C. Norton, Jr. He attended… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2018

PAUL POMPERMAYER

Paul flew west on February 6, 2018 surrounded by his loving family during his final hours. Paul died from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease Born at… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2018