Marilyn’s smile and laughter would light up any room she entered. She had a quick wit and ready comment for anyone who crossed her path. Marilyn was quite a character and not easy to forget. When Marilyn began her adult life, she moved to Seattle in 1950 and witnessed much of the city’s music and comedy history in her 90 years. Marilyn had many friends throughout her life and times. Marilyn was extremely interested in civil rights issues and stayed informed about politics and life. She spent her career in the hospitality industry (working at fine hotels like The Olympic, The Westin a
Services: Friday, Jan 20th / 1PM / West Side Presbyterian Church / 3601 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116
Ron was born December 11, 1942 to Glenn and Marjorie Riedasch in Seattle and raised in
West Seattle with his sister, Eleen. He attended Lafayette Elementary, James Madison Junior
Agnes Mae Murray
12/27/1929 – 1/10/2023
Agnes Mae (Stashuk) Murray, passed away peacefully at her home in Des Moines, WA surrounded by her loved ones on January 10, 2023.
Agnes was born on December 27, 1929, in Grassy Butte, North Dakota to Zena and John Stashuk. Agnes’ siblings included Rose Benn, Joseph Stashuk, Merle Daley, Violet Vick, Victor Stashuk, Lily Miller, Frank Trout, Roger Trout, Larry Trout, Joseph Trout and Lawrence Trout.
Shirley Day Peace, 95, of Des Moines, Washington, passed away on December 19, 2022.
On Wednesday, December 7, 2022, Evon Marie Wells better known as “Mom” to many, passed away peacefully at home at the age of 86.
Evon was born on June 5, 1936 in Crosby, North Dakota to Pearl E. MacLean and Lyle Chapman. Evon, with her mother Pearl and sister Aris, moved to Seattle in the early 1940’s where they lived on Alki Avenue in West Seattle until they moved to 38th Avenue in the Admiral District.
Evon graduated from West Seattle High School in 1954. That August she married Jack Kallerson and in October of 1955 gave birth to son Jack.
Edward Scott Bitzan, 62, of Kettle Falls, Washington left this world on November 1, 2022, with his loving and devoted wife, Mary, by his side at the Hospice House in Spokane, Washington. Ed was born to Barbara Laura Bitzan and David Francis Butler on May 10, 1960, in Seattle, Washington.
Edwin Burnell Fox was born on February 27, 1930, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Ed’s family moved to White Center in Seattle when he was in elementary school. After graduating from Highline High School, he served in the US Armed Forces from 1948-1952.
He met Geraldine (Gerry) May in 1953, and after a 3-month courtship, they married on February 12, 1954. Ed and Gerry celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary prior to Gerry’s passing in 2015.
FRANCIS (Bud) FREDERICK SCHWINGER, age 82, passed away on August 29, 2022. A Memorial Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, November 12, 2022, 10am, at Fauntleroy Church, UCC, 9140 California Avenue Southwest, Seattle, WA 98136-2553
Nina Marie Daugs was born April 7, 1948, in Anchorage, Alaska. She passed away peacefully, October 10, 2022, at her home in Santa Barbara, California, surrounded by love, with her husband Dennis Daugs and daughter Jamie Kern Lima by her side.
Melvin Ross Kimmel, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and friend departed us in September 2022, to his glorious homegoing to be with his precious Lord and Savior. He was 90 years old.
For further details, please see website for The Co-op Funeral Home obituary section for Melvin Ross Kimmel at the following link:
Memorial Services for Melvin Ross Kimmel will be held