Listen to your heart. To the story of a most beautiful man born in to this world a fraternal twin 2 minutes apart from no ordinary love. He is one of a kind. Born of a very beautiful and most precious mom and a beautiful dad he never knew. Although he spent most of his life in mourning of both these losses, he strive to grow mature and persevered to find a life, love and to be blessed with a most beautiful child of his own and many many friends family and admirers who are at a loss without his beautiful eyes his big gazing smile and a most striking presence that no one ever dare forget.

Joanne Smithberg Lennon died suddenly at home in Juneau, Alaska on January 20, 2007 of natural causes. She was born June 25, 1932 in Bloomington Illinois, the eldest of six children of Raymond and Dorothy Flessner Vogel. She was raised in Toluca and Roanoke Illinois, graduating from Roanoke-Benson High School in 1950. She then went on to nursing school, graduating from St Joseph's School of Nursing in Bloomington in 1953.

She married Dudley Smithberg of Juneau, Alaska on January 17, 1955 and in September the first of their nine children was born.

Beloved Mother and Grandmother Lifelong resident of West Seattle passed away Dec. 24, 2006. She leaves behind daughter, Jean Sellars; grandchildren, Kim, Bill (Carla) and Mike; 5 great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren and she will be missed by many close friends. Memorial Service to be held in the spring when it is warmer and the flowers are blooming. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. To send a message to the family please visit www.mem.com. Arrangements entrusted to Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Cemetery.

On December 27, 2006 at the age of 76, Margaret (Marki) Kaiser joined her beloved husband, Bob, of 45 years in heaven. Marki loved life and always fought for the underdog. Her family and extended family were most important to her. She cherished and proudly displayed photographs of them throughout he home. Marki leaves behind her daughter, Shawn and husband Lonnie Thelen, her step-granddaughter, Jeanne and her many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Marki was retired from Stusser Electric where she spent many years as their Customer Service Manager.

Long-time West Seattle resident Marjorie Wylde Delsman, age 97, died in her home on January 2, 2007. The daughter of Pearl and Samuel Wylde, who immigrated to West Seattle from Canada and England respectively, Marjorie was born on March 7, 1909, in the family home on 47th Ave S.W. Her grandfather, Samuel Wylde, founded Novelty Mill flour Company in 1893 and developed it into a prosperous family business shipping "Excellent Flour' to Alaska and Asia. The mill was located Where Salty's Seafood Grill on Alki is today.

Dr. James Ottis York passed away in his sleep January 1, 2007 at his home in Wesley Terrace in Des Moines WA. He was born November 4, 1916 in Harrison Arkansas and moved to West Seattle, WA at age 7.

He served as an Army Chaplin in Nome Alaska during WWII.

Jim was ordained a minister in the Christian Church ( Disciples of Christ) in 1941 and served in many churches including Lewiston, ID, Bellingham, WA, and Nampa ID, retiring in 1982.

Born 10-27-1925.went to be with the Lord on 12-30-2006. Survived by his loving wife of 58 year, Ruth; eight children, Bob (Linda), Kathy, Ann (Tim), Larry, Cindy (Guy), Connie (Owen), Joe and Janet (Ron); ten grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Remembrances may be sent to Providence Mt. St. Vincent.

On December 27, 2006 at the age of 76, Margaret (Marki) Kaiser joined her beloved husband, Bob, of 45 years in heaven. Marki loved life and always fought for the underdog. Her family and extended family were most important to her. She cherished and proudly displayed photographs of them throughout he home. Marki leaves behind her daughter, Shawn and husband Lonnie Thelen, her step-granddaughter, Jeanne and her many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Marki was retired from Stusser Electric where she spent many years as their Customer Service Manager.

Long-Time West Seattle Resident

Marjorie Wylde Delsman, age 97, died in her home on January 2, 2007. The daughter of Pearl and Samuel Wylde, who immigrated to West Seattle from Canada and England respectively, Marjorie was born on March 7, 1909, in the family home on 47th Ave S.W. Her grandfather, Samuel Wylde, founded Novelty Mill flour Company in 1893 and developed it into a prosperous family business shipping "Excellent Flour' to Alaska and Asia. The mill was located Where Salty's Seafood Grill on Alki is today.