Passed away in Seattle on Sunday, July 1, 2007 at the age of 92. She was born in St. Ignace, Michigan on April 19, 1915. Ruth was the youngest daughter of Thomas and Flora Beveridge. She moved to West Seattle with her family in 1922 where her father owned and operated the Spring Hill Grocery store. Ruth attended Jefferson Elementary School, James Madison Jr. High School and was graduated from West Seattle High School in 1934.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband Norman Martin. They were married in 1935 and began their married life in Skamokawa, Washington.

A long time resident of West Seattle, passed away on August 2, 2007. He is survived by his son, Michael, two brothers, Wilfred and Jack, and three sisters, Lois, Elaine and Grace.

Catholic graveside services were held August 9, 2007 at Washington Memorial Park and Cemetery.


Passed away July 29 at the age of 66. He was born in Seattle. He graduated from West Seattle High School.

Gary had a life-long love of baseball. A teenage injury kept him from pursuing a professional career, but he was an avid Mariners fan. He also enjoyed golf, was a member of Glen Acres Golf and Country Club, and spent many happy times on the links with his brother, Grant, amongst others.

1966 - 2007, passed away with his beloved family by his side after a valiant struggle with melanoma cancer.

Eric was born in Seattle, lived briefly in West Seattle, and then was raised in Auburn, Wash.


84, of West Seattle passed away peacefully on July 30, 2007, surrounded by her loving children. She was born on July 16, 1923 in Mushelshell, Mont. A daughter of Jack and Paulette O'Brian, she graduated from Roundup High School in Roundup, Mont. She worked as a rivet bucker for Boeing during WWII. She moved to West Seattle with her husband Harry William Draper in 1950.

Frances was a very social person, spending time with neighbors and friends, and even enjoyed chatting with strangers.

Born February 7, 1917, in Tacoma, Miriam's generous soul left this earth July 22, 2007. She reluctantly left her husband of nearly 66 years, Richard Stanley, two older sisters, Alison T. Seymour and Ruth Wiesen, two children, Ric Seymour and Lucinda Wingard, both of Gig Harbor, five grandchildren, and two great-granddaughters.

Miriam valued education very highly. She and her sisters earned college degrees during the Depression and went on to successful careers. Mim was a Teacher of the Deaf at Seattle Hearing and Speech Center, working with pre-school children and their families.

Died Friday, July 20, 2007 in Seattle. She was born October 17, 1921 in Letcher, South Dakota. She settled down to raise her family in West Seattle and lived there for 60 years. She was a longtime employee of Sears and retired in 1981.

Preceding her in death were her parents Eugene and Mary Bowman, her brothers Donald and Stuart Bowman, first husband Leon Hansen and second husband Eugene "Bud" O'Brien.


Nell M. Wheeler was born September 6, 1917 in Calgary, Alberta. Our beloved Nell went to meet our Lord and her dear husband of 64 years, Al, on July 3, 2007, her 70th wedding anniversary. She passed after a short, and blessedly painless bout of cancer.

Always a naturally talented artist, she went on to develop that talent, and become a successful Northwest artist. She was particularly known for her street scenes of Seattle in the rain. She saw beauty in all of nature, which led her to be an avid gardener.

Mildred Pearl Zeron December 2, 1918 - July 12, 2007 was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Grew up in Teulon, Manitoba and after attending one year of Bible College married beloved husband Earl Zeron in 1941. Long time resident of West Seattle, retired from West Seattle Hospital, and long time member of West Seattle Assembly of God Church. She is survived by her husband of 66 years Earl, daughters Joy Gilbert (Zeron), and Lynda Zeron, 3 grandchildren Jeff Gilbert, Danyelle Silhan (Fives), and Joylene Mandt (Gilbert), 5 great-grandchildren Dylon, Hans, Colin, Ian, and Shea.