5-20-1935 to 9-11-2006

I love and miss you Lowell. It has been a very difficult year. Thank you for being a friend during my Cancer treatment years. For a whole year you have been free from the pain you suffered in this life. See you again. Love from your sister, Paula Lyon.


Passed away on Sunday, September 2, 2007. He had worked for the Discovery Shop, which is sponsored by the American Cancer Society, since it opened in November 1990. Al was on our first Board of Directors, and he remained as the Maintenance Chairman for the whole 17 years. He was also instrumental in preparing the property at the Discovery Shop located on 4535 California Avenue in West Seattle.

Al has been one of the most reliable and loyal of all the Discovery Shop's 75 or so volunteers. Need a light bulb replaced? Need a new sign made? Need the toilet repaired?


Joseph Henry Smith Sr., 69, died August 31, 2007 at his home in Shelton. He was born March 28, 1938 in Seattle to Ernest George and Evelyn Elizabeth (Ulvestad) Smith. He married Shirley E. Wright on August 15, 1959 in Fort Lawton, WA.

He worked as a truck driver for various companies for 38 years, a forklift operator for the Todd Shipyards for six years and was a truck driver instructor for two years. Joseph was a member of Teamsters Local 174 in Seattle.


We laid to rest our loving mother who entered heaven peacefully on August 27th, after a long battle with lung disease. She was preceded in death by August (Kossy), her loving husband and best friend of 56 years. Mary was born Jan 8, 1926 to Aytch and Margaret Griffin in Moorhead, Minnesota. They moved to Seattle when she was a teenager and she graduated from Holy Rosary High School. Mary met Kossy, her sailor, in the Drift On Inn in the late 1940's and they married May 6, 1950. Mary was a devoted mother and grandmother who provided unconditional love and guidance.


Passed away August 20, 2007 at age 89 after a long struggle with emphysema and most recently lung cancer. Born on St. Valentine's Day in 1918, Nita grew up in Seattle and graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1936.

Before getting married, she worked at Woolworths and the Coon Chicken Inn. She married Leonard Dugan in 1941 and was the mother of three daughters. In her early years, she enjoyed gardening, bowling, knitting, making doll clothes and playing the piano.


Age 79, was born and raised in Austin, Minn. Oct. 4, 1927.

At 18 he was drafted to the Korean War and returned west, to Seattle, where he met and married Lorraine in 1951. He was a longtime resident in West Seattle and a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church from the very beginning of the Parish. He helped build the school and church where his family attended. He worked at Hormel & Co. for 40 years and was loved and respected by all that knew him.

The Lindenauer family expresses their thanks for all the loving condolences received on the death of Col. (Chaplain) J.M. Lindenauer July 29, 2007.


Longtime West Seattle resident and neighborhood native, died July 16, 2007 at Virginia Mason Medical Center after a stroke. Born on January 22, 1927, he was the son of Canadian ホmigrホs James Nelson Woodside and Carol Gavinjack Woodside whose home was on Palm Avenue Southwest. for many years.


Was born in Seattle, March 31, 1928 and passed on July 6, 2007. Residing most of her life in West Seattle, she was a "Gulch Girl" and attended West Seattle High, class of 1946.

She enjoyed bowling, was a long time member of the West Seattle Eagles, a Den Mother for the cub scouts, a licensed hairdresser, and a gifted artist.