West Seattle Herald - Obituaries


  In the loving company of her four daughters, Barbara Spooner-Miller passed peacefully away Wednesday, July 25, 2012. Nearly 95 years old, Barbara will be dearly remembered as a passionate artist, world traveller, committed teacher, good friend and loving mother.

Muriel Lavonne STEWART 1936-2012

Muriel Stewart, of Seattle, WA, was laid to rest on July 27, 2012. She was born on December 11, 1936, in Peoria, IL, to Rev. Martin and Irma Bieber.

Earle Ridgeway ADDIS

Earle Addis joined his lifelong childhood buddies, aka the Alki Rats, July 7, 2012. Born May 3, 1923 to Francis Runkle Addis and Loyd Addis, Earle grew up in West Seattle near Alki Beach. He joined the Navy days prior to graduating from West Seattle HS to serve his country during WWII.

John W. Nitkey Businessman & WWII Veteran

At the age of 91 on March 15, 2012, surrounded with the love and care of his family, John peacefully passed away. He was born in Wallace, ID in 1921 and raised on a farm in Harrison, ID. His family lived in a log cabin his father built from trees felled on the farm.

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