Myrol Allen "Pat" Sweeney

Myrol Allen “Pat” Sweeney was born on April 21, 1936. He passed away peacefully surrounded by family and caregivers in Kent on August 15, 2023.

In 1940, Pat and his family migrated to the West Coast from Wisconsin “one state at a time” and eventually settled in Kirkland, WA in 1948. After serving in the US Army from 1954-56, Pat began a partnership to start a newspaper and printshop in Duvall, WA. It was a decision that led Pat to embark on a successful 50-year career in the newspaper and printing industries.

Annette C. Miller (Bryce

Annette C. Miller brought beauty everywhere she went. She passed away on July 11, 2023 from heart disease. Annette was a lifelong resident of West Seattle and loved her home, but in the winter, trips to tropical locales were always on the calendar.

She attended E.C. Hughes Elementary where her teachers would leave her in charge of the class while they had other obligations. She was a natural with children.

Jon-Paul Sletten


Jon-Paul ("Jon") ("JP") Sletten passed away peacefully and unexpectedly in the early morning hours of April 27, 2023. He was 53 years old at the time of his death - gone from this world too soon for all who knew and loved him.

Gloria Jean Webber (Turk)



Daughter of John Willard Turk and Virginia June Webber, born September 23, 1945, 4th of 7 sibling children born in Pawating Hospital in Niles, Michigan.  She passed away on February 5, 2023, at Kaiser Permanente Zion Hospital, in San Diego, California.  She and her surviving husband, Harold Webber, married since May 20, 2001, retired to San Diego, California in 2010 from Seattle.

Vanetta Warren

Vanetta Rae Warren (House) passed away surrounded by family at her home on Alki Beach, WA the evening of October 24, 2022.


Vanetta was born in Bozeman, Montana 3/24/1934 to parents, Edgar (Ed) J. House and Lucile M. House (Johnson). Her parents, older brother Wayne House and younger brother Bruce (Pinky) House, preceded her in death. She is survived by her son, Michael; her grandchildren: Ben, Brian, Michael, Bart, Sarah, Barbara, Erika, Paula, and Patrick; great-grandchildren: Coralie, Oakley, Freya, Tucker, and Alessa.


Elouise Margarette (Carle) Nix

In memory of longtime Renton resident (60 years) Elouise Margarette (Carle) Nix who died last March 15, 2022, in Renton, WA at the age of 96 years. Elouise was born July 4, 1925, in West Seattle to Vera and Domenick Carle. She was descended from the Andresen (granddaughter of) and Sutter pioneer families of Bainbridge Island.

Elouise attended Jefferson Grade School, James Madison Middle School, and West Seattle High School. She grew up in the family businesses, Carle’s Furs and Pacific Dye Works.

Patricia Catherine (Mares) Jones 06/09/1934 – 02/12/2023

Patricia Catherine (Mares) Jones was welcomed into the loving arms of Jesus on February 12, 2023. Pat was born in Minneapolis, MN to Albert and Edna Mares. Pat was the oldest of 5 children, and fondly recounted her memories growing up with James, Albert, Janet, and Judy. Her family relocated to Bremerton, Washington in 1941 when her father got a job at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. In her early adult years, she trained as an x-ray tech at Virginia Mason. Shortly thereafter she met her husband Don and they moved to West Seattle to begin a family.

Carl J. Hagstrom

Carl J. Hagstrom, of Port Orchard WA, passed away on February 16, 2023, at the age of 86.  He was born October 9,1936, in Aberdeen, WA to Carl and Louise Hagstrom. Upon graduating from West Seattle High School in 1955, he joined the US Navy Reserves while working for Boeing. He married Marthellen Horne in 1955. They remained in West Seattle for 15 years raising their three children.

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