Obituaries

Estalene Beatrice (Brace) Rinnert

Estalene Beatrice (Brace) Rinnert passed away peacefully, on Thursday July 7, 2005 in Gig Harbor, WA. She was age 87. She was born January 12, 1918 to William E and Margaret (Bowmaker) Brace in Elbert Colorado. She married Myrven Rinnert of Kiowa, Colorado, June 29, 1937 in Golden, Colorado.

Violet TIMMS

The staff and clients of the Burien Arts Gallery will sadly miss Violet Timms, who died August 1 of lung cancer.

"Vi" was the epitome of the perfect art gallery volunteer - knowledgeable, efficient, witty and gracious. Her charming British accent was a delight to the ear.

Eleanore Sjodin WILCOX

Eleanore Sjodin Wilcox was born in 1913, and died on Aug. 16, 2005, in Ballard.

Eleanore was a long-time resident of Burien. She was married to Oro Wilcox for 42 years when he died unexpectedly.

Paul R. Miller III

Paul died in San Diego on 25, July 2005 where he has lived for the past 3 years. He was 48. Paul was born in Seattle, WA. Lived in West Seattle and worked at Todd and Bremerton shipyards as a painter for many years, prior to his retirement. He served in the U.S. Army from 1973-1976.

Shirley June Balcom

Cheerful to the end, Shirley passed away August 5, 2005 from High Grade Lymphoma. She was born in Auburn, Washington on June 5, 1921 to Arthur and Blanche Rasmussen.

Elmer J. RUNGE

Elmer went home to be with his Lord and with his wife on Aug. 3, 2005. He was married 54 years to Mildred (Millie) who preceded him in death in 2001.

Virgie Leora

CAVINESS

On July 23, 2005, Virgie Caviness passed away, leaving a legacy of her life in both family members and business accomplishments.

Gertrude Kolstead

Gertrude Kolstead, a 91-year-old resident of West Seattle, passed away July 31, 2005. Gertrude was born June 16, 1914 in Ellensburg, WA. She came to West Seattle in 1934 when she married and never left. Gertrude graduated from Broadway High School and Griffin-Murphy Business College.

Selma Hergert

Lost her battle with cancer. Born: August 26, 1933, Rosenthal-Chortitza, Ukraine, Died July 29, 2005, Seattle, WA. 41 year resident of West Seattle. Survived by children: Victor (Sandy, Brie, Colton) Karla (Chuck), Mark (Kristen), Erik, (Jen, Destry, Marina, Dakota). Services held 8/3/05.

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