Jeannie Frances Wise Tutino December 30, 1936 - May 14, 2019

Jeannie passed peacefully into Heaven while in a Hospice facility in Billings, Montana.  She is survived by her sons, Darrin, Larry and Doug, and her two sisters, Kay and Roberta.  She was preceded in death by her daughter, Theresa Lee Ott.  At Jeannie’s request, there will be no services.  Jeannie enjoyed her West Seattle High School class reunions and we know she would be sorry to miss this year’s and her 65th in 2020.

Mary Lou Grinols August 9, 1935 – May 10, 2019

Mary Lou Grinols, "The Cookie Lady," 83, of Seattle, Washington, passed away on May 10, 2019. She was born in Spokane, Washington. She spent her school years in Stanwood and graduated from Everett High School in 1954. She was married to Glen Allen Grinols in 1956 until his death in 1983. She found love twice and was married to her second husband, Emlin Miller from 1991 until his death two years later. 


John A. Sinon, Jr. May 1, 1956 – May 20, 2019

John (Jack) Sinon, Jr. died Monday May 20, 2019 of complications from a stroke suffered last November.

Born May 1, 1956 in Seattle, Jack was the proud father of three sons, Michael James, Timothy John, and Alexander Evan and grandfather to Jonah, John, Leo, and Amelia all of Des Moines.  He is survived by a brother, James Sinon of Bellevue, and sisters, Catherine Dickson-Schaffer of Los Angeles, and Connie Sinon of Puyallup.

Captain Al J. Krininger October 24, 1957- April 30, 2019

Captain Al passed away at his property in Curlew, WA.  Al was in a car accident 24 hours prior to his death; the head injury he sustained was believed to be a contributing cause.

Al was a resident of Port Ludlow, WA.

He is survived by his sons Derek Krininger of University Place and Kristopher Krininger of Port Orchard; his sisters, Kathy Pulliam of Seattle, Paula Lewis of Silverdale, Sally C. Hass of Bremerton; and his partner, Becky MacDonald of Vashon.  His parents pre-deceased him.

Gerald B. Baker

Gerald (Jerry) B. Baker passed away on April 17, 2019 at the age of 77 after a brief illness.  Jerry was a long-time resident and fixture of White Center.  He was a graduate of O'Dea High School, Highline Community College and the University of Washington.  Jerry worked as a Boeing engineer for 40 years and was an avid Huskies fan.  Jerry is survived by his daughters Sherri and Veoletta, his sister Shirley and his good friends Don, Mindy, Lou, Tina and John, among others.

Lavon Marie Bannon

Lavon Marie (Bonnie) Bannon, born in Everett, WA on May 4, 1924, died on May 18, 2018. She grew up in Ballard and was an American Airlines Stewardess and a licensed seaplane pilot in the 1940’s. She later worked for Seattle City Light, where she met Cal Bannon and they married in 1951.

Calvin Frederick Bannon

Calvin Frederick Bannon passed March 7, 2019 reaching 98 years of an active, productive and charmed life.  Born February 15, 1921, he resided his entire life on the shores of Fauntleroy in West Seattle.  Cal was a World War II “Hump” pilot, flying C-47 (DC3) cargo planes on China-Burma-India routes.

Joann Judy Morrison

Joann Judy (Jones) Morrison died on April 23, 2019 at age 83.  During her life she was much beloved in many roles, including wife, mother, grandmother, neighbor, and colleague.  Joann was born in Portland, Oregon, on a leap day, to Julia (Lacour) Jones and Ralph O. Jones.  She was the middle child between two brothers, Ralph and Nova. 

Nancy (Bonathan) Spickler July 31, 1962 - January 8, 2019

Nancy Spickler, 57 of Des Moines, WA, passed away peacefully on January 8, 2019 with family by her side. She was born in Seattle, WA on July 31, 1962 to the late Jack Bonathan and late Carmen Scott. 

Nancy attended Des Moines Elementary, Pacific Jr. High and Mt Rainier High School, graduating in 1981. Nancy was a resident of Federal Way, Kent, and Auburn, WA yet in her heart, she remained a life-long resident of Des Moines.

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