Audrey Van Voorhees

Audrey Van Voorhees, born in Coudersport, Pennsylvania August 27, 1922 and a long-time former resident of the West Seattle community, went to be with the Lord, March 18, 2019.  She was 96 ½ years old and was preceded in death twelve years ago by her husband John.  She is survived by her son Rober

Patricia A. Wamsley

Patricia A. Wamsley, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the age of 87. Patty was born in Winchester, ID in 1931 to Hilliard and Katherine Patton.  She grew up near Craigmont, Idaho on the family homestead amongst a large extended family on the Camus Prairie. She attended St.

Lillian Petrine North February 20, 1924 – March 2, 2019

Lillian passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.  Lillian, the youngest of four children, was born in Petaluma, California to Ole and Inga Sather.  Her siblings, Edwin Sather, Kermit Sather, and Elaine Hansen preceded her in death.  


George B. Ransdell

Rufus and Mildred Ransdell of Seattle Washington gave birth to George Bock Ransdell on January 9, 1943.  He spent his childhood in Seattle along with sister Linda Ransdell Gurnari, graduating from West Seattle High School in 1961.  Following graduation, George joined the military serving in Germa

Catherine Carfrae Rhodes


Catherine Carfrae Rhodes, age 92, of Seattle, WA passed away on February 24, 2019 at Providence Mount St. Vincent West Seattle. 

Austin Calvin (“Cal”) Wiseman

Austin Calvin (“Cal”) Wiseman was born in Carthage, South Dakota on August 4, 1929 to parents Austin L. and Ellen Wiseman.  Cal suddenly passed away February 13, 2019 surrounded by family members.


Richard Lee VanDerschelden, DDS

Richard Lee VanDerschelden, DDS died peacefully at home on January 31,2019.  Dick was born in Omak on April 11,1934 to Joe and Goldie.  He graduated from Fife HS in 1951, then from UW Dental School in 1957.  He entered the US Navy, married Carol Ann Bull and served 2 years, obtaining rank of Lieu

Jerry Andresen 

Jerry Andresen, 74, Yakima, WA and formerly of West Seattle, WA, Minot and Lake Upsilon, ND died on Friday, February 15, 2019 in a Yakima, WA hospice home following a thirteen-month battle with brain cancer.


Bill Peckham

Bill passed away on January 18, 2019, at the far-too-young age of 55 surrounded by his friends. He died at Swedish Cherry Hill from complications relating to sepsis.

Alvin “Bud” Springer 11/29/22 - 01/27/19

Alvin “Bud” Springer was born and raised in South Dakota.  He married his sweetheart Alvina Schlecht on April Fool’s Day, 1943.  They had three children:  Gerrie (Dick) Peterson, Penny (Frank) Savage, and Rick Springer.  

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