Obituaries

Karin E. McElevey February 14, 1934 – February 25, 2018

Karin E. McElevey peacefully passed away on the night of February 25, 2018 in West Seattle, WA surrounded by her family shortly after being diagnosed with Acute Lung Cancer. She leaves us all behind with fond memories of her love and laughter.

 

Fay L. Chaplin May 27, 1915 – March 3, 2018

Fay L. Burgett Chaplin passed away at the age of 102 at her home in Des Moines, WA, on March 3, 2018, after a brief time in hospice. She was born May 27, 1915, in Sioux City, IA, to Milbray Parker Burgett and Eva Anna Myers Burgett, the sixth of 10 children.

Richard Carl Falk 1926 - 2018

Dick passed away March 10, 2018, in Des Moines Washington.  Dick was born on September 26, 1926 in Tacoma (Waller Road), the son of Esther and Carl Falk.  He served in the U.S.

Warren Stanley Wahlborg

Warren Stanley Wahlborg, a life-long resident of West Seattle, passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018 at the age of 64 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. He graduated from Chief Sealth High School in 1972 and went on to earn a BA in History from the University of Washington in 1976.

Virginia VanderPyl 2/22/1922 – 2/22/2018

Virginia passed away at 96 on her birthday. She was born and raised in Medfield, MA, the youngest of three children born to Earl and Jennie Johnson; the sister to Winthrop Johnson and Dorothy (Johnson) Kane.

Joyce E. Carfrae 1934 – 2018

Joyce Carfrae, 83, of West Seattle, WA, died after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease on February 18, 2018. Her daughters were with her when she peacefully passed. 

 

Bonita “Bonnie” J. Foster May 20, 1920- January 31, 2018

Her public persona was a quiet, dignified and modest Lady who preferred staying in the background. The absolute best mother and grandmother, she was adored by five children, Leslie, Kathy, Kim, Clark and Dagny, and three grandchildren, Indianna, Bowe and Bonnie Rose.

Betty Ann Oebser 1931 - 2018

Betty Ann Oebser, 86, beloved mother, wife, and sister, died Tuesday, January 16, 2018.  She had been a Des Moines resident for almost 60 years.

 

Betty was born in 1931 in Chehalis to John and Flora (Jenkins) Kludt.  

 

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