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.


Age 80, passed away peacefully at home with her family on August 12, 2007. Born April 7, 1927 in Everett, Betty grew up and attended school in West Seattle.

Her career began as an elevator operator in the days of uniforms and white gloves. She went on to work at Society Candy, Bemis Bag, Henry House Meats, and Northwest Envelope. She retired from American Envelope in 1994.


A West Seattle resident for over 60 years, passed away at his home on August 1, 2007. He was born on October 6, 1925 in Plano, Mo. He moved to Seattle in 1943 and worked for a short time at Boeing before becoming a well-known contractor. Wayne was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Peacefully passed away surrounded by family in West Seattle on July 21, 2007.

Eve was a fun-loving, spicy and feisty well-loved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.