West Seattle Herald - Obituaries

Jerry Wayne MAPLES 1945 ~ 2015

Jerry Maples, 70, passed away peacefully at home December 12, 2015.
Jerry was a longtime resident of West Seattle, WA before moving to Ellensburg, WA.
A very hard working man, Jerry had a heart of gold. He spent many years in construction and always had a new project lined up.

Shirley Ann (Belanger) THOMAS 1932 ~ 2016

6/22/1932 ~ 1/7/16

Shirley Thomas might say her job here on Earth was done. She’d run all the “Erins” and “Jillys” on her list, and it was now time for her next big adventure.

Inez (Kinard) GROOMS 1924~ 2016

Born in Embree, Bamburg County, SC, the daughter of Isaac and Katie (Carter) Kinard, Inez Grooms, 92, passed away January 7, 2016, at Sunrise Senior Living of Mercer Island, WA.

Richard “Dick” Ernest BAKER JR. 1955 ~ 2015

Following a valiant battle with a previously undiagnosed incurable lung disease, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, compounded by MRSA Pneumonia, Dick passed away December 23, 2015, with his wife and children at his side.

Lu Verna A. (Mennie) THOMASSON 1917 ~ 2015

Our beloved Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother, Lu Verna Thomasson, 98, passed away December 19, 2015. She was born January 9, 1917, in Dunkirk, MO to Earl and Anna Mennie. At an early age her family moved to Grand Forks, ND.

Joseph Othel YORK 1926 ~ 2015

Born in Seattle, WA July 8, 1926, Joseph York, 89, of West Seattle, passed away November 30, 2015.
Joe graduated from Tenino High School. He served in WWII, 1944-1946.

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