Elouise Margarette (Carle) Nix

Longtime Renton resident, (60 years) Elouise Margarette (Carle) Nix died Tuesday, March 15, 2022, in Renton, WA. She was 96 years old. Elouise was born July 4, 1925, in West Seattle to Vera and Domenick Carle. She was descended from the Andresen (granddaughter of) and Sutter pioneer families of Bainbridge Island.

Elouise attended Jefferson Grade School, James Madison Middle School, and West Seattle High School. She grew up in the family businesses, Carle’s Furs and Pacific Dye Works.

Allen J. Watts, DDS 1923 - 2022



Few people have touched as many lives in West Seattle as Allen J. Watts. “Al” to his friends. “Doc Watts” to his generations of dental patients. Born in 1923 in rural Minnesota, he grew up without electricity or running water, and was instilled with a work ethic that he carried throughout his 98 years. 


Jeff W. McLellan

Jeff W. McLellan of West Seattle passed away in his home on Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at the age of 68. Jeff was born on April 9, 1953, in Seattle, Washington to parents Bruce and Kay McLellan. He is survived by his two sons and daughter, Kelly McLellan, Taylor McLellan and Dayna McLellan and his siblings, Brian McLellan, and Gayle Liebowitz. Jeff grew up in West Seattle and graduated from West Seattle High School, where he played football. Jeff was a lover of all sports, especially football, NASCAR, and hydroplane racing.

Dorothy P. (Washington) Brown March 17, 1931 ~ January 30, 2022

Daughter ~ Mother ~ Grandmother ~ Great Grandmother ~ Great-Great Grandmother ~ Sister ~ Aunt and Friend


Dorothy P. Brown was born on March 17, 1931, in Omaha, Nebraska to the union of Julius and Grace Washington. She was one of seven siblings.  She attended Omaha public schools, Howard Kennedy Elementary and Technical High School. In her early years she worked at the YMCA in downtown Omaha where she prepared sandwiches.


Georgia L. (Petersen) Koenig February 26, 1945 – December 21, 2021

Beloved wife, mother, aunt, and friend, Georgia left us on December 21, 2021. She was greeted in heaven by her parents, in-laws, and sister.


The third daughter of George Martin and Eva Elaine Petersen (Marshall), Georgia was born in Seattle. She lived in Kalispell, Montana, then moved to St. Maries, Idaho, and back to Seattle all before the age of 5. Georgia spent the rest of her life in Washington State.


In 1966 she married the love of her life, Robert P. Koenig, and they raised two children, Susan and Robert.


Joseph Patrick Megale 1927 ~ 2022

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Joseph Patrick Megale [Dr. Joe] passed away on January 23, 2022, at the age of 94 among family in Palm Springs Ca.  His passing was, believe it or not, a surprise to those who new him closely.  Dr. Joe, up until a couple weeks before his death was a vibrant, active, 94-year-old man. Anyone close to Joe new he was on the ball, both mentally and physically.

Carol Jean Hallen

Carol Jean (McCourt) Hallen, age 76, of Kirkland, Washington passed away on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, in Puyallup, Washington surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Carol was born August 13, 1945 in Port Angeles, Washington to Clinton Kenneth McCourt and Olive Naomi (Walden) McCourt. She lived in Oregon, Colorado, and New York prior to returning to Washington as a teenager.

Michael L. Grella

Michael L.  Grella 84 of South Yarmouth, MA died peacefully at his home Saturday October 23, 2021.


A retired educator and school administrator, throughout his career, Michael taught English and Latin.  He mentored countless faculty and staff as Head of School at educational institutions throughout the west, including Marin Country Day School, Saint Matthews Parish School, and Palm Valley School in California. He concluded his career at Thomas Academy in Seattle, WA. 


Deanne L. (Evans) Danner January 28, 1938 – June 29, 2021

Our Mother passed away peacefully in the early morning of Tuesday, June 29, 2021.

Dee was a beautiful and loyal friend to so many. She was so talented. 

Dee was born in Seattle, WA to E.W. George and Mary Ellen Evans. She was the oldest of two children.

She was raised in West Seattle, attended Van Asselt Elementary School, Holy Rosary Catholic School, and graduated from West Seattle High School in 1955.

Irene W. McCoy

It is with sadness that the family of Irene W. McCoy share news of Irene’s death on September 10, 2021, at the age of 94. As a long-time resident of Des Moines, WA and West Seattle, a teacher in the Seattle and Highline Public School Districts, and a faithful member of Tibbetts United Methodist Church, Irene was loved by all who knew her.


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