Alex Sasonoff of the Three Tree Point area of Burien, WA passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at the age of 90 following a short illness (no indication of Coronavirus infection). Alex was born in Seattle in 1930, the middle child of Russian immigrants who settled in White Center after fleeing the Russian Revolution. After graduating from West Seattle High School, Alex enlisted in the U.S.
Florence (Kohler) Marx, 99, was born July 22, 1921 in Glen Ullin, North Dakota and died peacefully on December 10, 2020 at Providence Mount Saint Vincent nursing home where she lived for eleven wonderful years in their love and care. She was preceded in death by her husband Herman, all her brothers (5) and sisters (7). She is survived by 2 daughters, Bonnie (Thiviam) and Sherree (Randy). 3 grandchildren, Phil, Scot (Sara), Greg (Colleen) and 8 great grandchildren.
N. Richard Ream made his exit on Friday the 13th. He wanted to pass along the following:
Viola (Vi) LeRoux Anderson died peacefully November 7, 2020 at Highline Hospital with her daughters Laurie and Pattie by her bedside. She was 93 years old.
On Monday, November 2, 2020, Christine Horner (nee Cunningham), loving wife and mother passed away at the age of 72. She was at home with her husband, Bill, and beloved daughters.
Sister Nancy O’Reilly, OP (Mary Clement), a Tacoma Dominican Sister, died peacefully in Tacoma. WA on May 7, 2020. She was a native of County Galway, Ireland. Following her profession of vows, Sister Nancy served as teacher, pastoral associate and health care worker in several dioceses including Seattle, WA; San Bernardino and San Diego, CA; and St. Augustine, Florida. Because of COVID19 restrictions, there was a private burial with the Tacoma Dominican Community on August 19 and a Memorial Mass at St. Francis of Assisi, Burien on October 5, 2020.
Herman was born on November 4, 1937 to Carl and Caroline (Lassle) Wilken in Glendive, MT. He attended and graduated from Glendive High School in 1955. He joined the Air Force in 1955 and was stationed at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Great Falls, MT. He grew up on a large family farm where he learned his hard work ethics and his amazing tinkering ability of being able to fix and make things out of what was available. He loved anything with an engine but especially 1950 and 1960 automobiles, his preference being “Hot Rod Mopars”.
Jon Michael Southworth, beloved husband, father, papa, brother and friend to many left us too early following complications from a medical emergency on September 10, 2020 at the age of 65, with his wife by his side.
Gayle passed away peacefully at home in Live Oak, CA surrounded by love. Gayle Lynn was the second daughter to surviving parents, Gary and Mary Bennett of West Seattle. She graduated from West Seattle High in 1979, and SPU in 1986. She worked as a Registered Dietician and Diabetes Educator in Northern California. On September 17, 1988 she married Michael Loredo, just celebrating 32 years of marriage.