Dorothy Ruth (Eggers) Wells, 85, formerly of Santa Rosa, Calif., died peacefully Feb. 22, 2008 in Seattle. She was born Nov. 6, 1922 in Haddam, Kan. to William and Delia Serafin Eggers. She graduated from Springfield Baptist Hospital's Diploma Nursing Program in Springfield, Mo. on Nov. 2, 1946. Dorothy worked as a registered nurse for the next 45 years.

Dorothy married Dorsey Wells in 1951 and moved to Santa Rosa, Calif. in 1955 where they settled to raise four daughters together until his sudden death in Nov. 1973.

Dollie was born Jan. 9, 1928 in Juneau, Alaska to Vaso and Masha Nickinovich, recent immigrants of Serbia-Montenegro. She was proud of her heritage & spoke her native tongue.

Family moved to Seattle & she graduated from Franklin HS. She was an athlete, loved to ski, play tennis, swim & was a life guard at Seward Park. She worked in many different jobs in many Seattle businesses. She was a born leader, was president of the Slavic Women's Club & of Residents Council @ Westwood Heights. She had a quick wit, sharp tongue & was very generous.


August 8, 1922- February 13, 2008

Ken was a mountaineer, who began skiing and climbing as a boy. Throughout his life, Ken took pleasure in ascending and descending hills, mountains and declivities, and in sharing these delights with others. He began skiing at Snoqualmie summit in 1928 on 6' 6" long skis. Ken was active in the Mountaineers, and received their Service Award in 1994 for his contributions as Stevens Pass ski hut chairman, member of the History Committee, and service on the Board of Trustees.



Died on Feb. 18, 2008 at the age of 65. She was a unique and captivating woman who lived life her own way and left an unforgettable impression on everyone she knew. She was many things but more than anything a mother , a grandmother and a great-grandmother. Her family was absolutely the most important thing in her life. She was the envy of all of her peers, because she was always surrounded by her kids and their kids. Which was exactly how she always envisioned her life.


Our beautiful mother, Marjorie Elizabeth Gunderson, 88, nee Brenaman, passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2008 at The Right Place, the senior living residence where she had lived and was lovingly cared for these last three years. Until a month before his death in 2001, she had cared for our father in their home. Ralph had lived many years with multiple sclerosis. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in her name to the MS Society. That would be a fitting tribute for them both.

She was also preceded in death by an infant son years ago named Kenneth.

Elaine Stewart Gourley passed away peacefully, at the age of 83, on February 14, 2008, at her residence at Providence Mount St. Vincent in Seattle, Washington.

Elaine was born on October 2, 1924, in West Seattle to Leona and Fred D. Stewart. Her father was in the dairy business with The Carnation Company, and as a child she lived in Okanogan, Friday Harbor, and North Seattle. Elaine graduated from Queen Anne High School in 1942. After graduating high school, Elaine attended Washington State University and then served her country during the latter part of World War II.

Aug. 5, 1938 - Feb. 12, 2008

Daughter of John and Betty Keeley. Beloved Mother of David, Steve, Sam Cook and Melissa Bustos. Grandmother of 13 grandchildren. Sister to Grace Renz, Jackie Kruse, Suzanne Hicks and Kathleen Dunbar.

Memorial services were held at the Alaska House located on the corner of 42nd and Alaska SW, Seattle, WA 98116, on the 23rd of February, 2008.

Loved by all.

Passed away February 9, 2008 in Seattle, Washington. He is survived by his children Francis and Rene and their mother Kathie, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Raymond Terlicker, age 84, died at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle on Feb. 8, 2008.

Ray was born in Seattle Sept. 7, 1923, to Italian immigrants Antonio and Matilda Terlicher. He grew up in the now vanished Cascade logging towns of Nagrom, and Lester, Washington. Ray graduated from Lester High School in 1941, and went to work for the Northern Pacific Railroad. He served as a paratrooper during WWII, attaining the rank of sergeant, and was stationed at Ft. Benning, Georgia, and Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.