Nettie J. Drisko passed away 19 October 2006. She was born 91 years ago in Goldfield, Colorado on 26 June 1915. Her parents Robert Blair and Martha Torrance moved the family to Ballard around 1920. She graduated from Ballard High School. She was preceded in death by her brother James, her sister Bertha, her first husband Emmett O'Brien and her second husband Clarence Drisko. She is survived by her brother Robert Blair (Mary Jane), son Jim O'Brien (Barbara), daughter Janet Halemba (Ron), and step-son Dan Drisko.

April 3, 1917 - October 7, 2006

Harry was born in Seattle, the youngest of Bruce and Lillian Lewin's six children. He graduated from West Seattle High School and worked as a truck driver in the family business prior to being drafted into the Army to serve in Europe during WWII. After the war, Harry began what would be a long career with the City of Seattle. Harry married fellow West Seattle High graduate Jennie Hughes in 1954 and fathered three daughters. After a long battle with breast cancer, Jeannie died in 1974 and Harry was left to finish raising three teenage daughters.

My mother passed away peacefully this morning (9/27/2006) around 8:30am at the Odyssey Health Care Hospice in Las Vegas, Nevada. She will be cremated in Las Vegas and her remains will be sent to Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Cemetery in Seattle, Washington where she will join my father. She was a loving and caring mother and lived a long and productive life. Martha will be fondly remembered by all her family and may friends.

Martha McKenzie born June 11, 1914 in Seattle, Washington and passed away September 27, 2006 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

March 8, 1938 - October 5, 2006

A long-time resident of West Seattle worked at West Seattle Hospital as a Nurse in the late 70's early 80's (15 years of Nursing.) A Bartell Employee for 16 1/2 years in Jefferson Square. Long time member at the West Seattle Eagles.

Born in Fosston, MN. She came to the west when she was only 16 years old and called Seattle home.

A wonderful mother to Scott Acopulos and Julie (Acopulos) Dodson.

Memorial held at West Seattle Eagles October 22nd, 2-5pm.

No flowers make donations to Northwest Kidney Center.

Marion Douglass, the grande dame of the Beach Drive dead-enders, passed away at her home on September 28, 2006. Friends and family � two-legged and four-legged � will miss her dearly. Marion and her identical twin, Madge were born in April, 1917. They were raised in Seattle with her brother, Stuart, and older sister, Jean. Marion spent much of her professional career as an illustrator and display artist for the Bon March/ before retiring to her home on Beach Drive.

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Darlene J. Simpson, born December 2, 1941 in Yankton, South Dakota passed away September 27, 2006 in Burien, Washington. Darlene is survived by her husband of 46 years, Bob and her children Karen, Bobby Jr., Chuck, Brenda, Tom and Steve. She will be missed by her eighteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, along with her brothers Darwin, Dakota and Duane. Darlene spent her life taking care of her many children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. They were her whole world.

My mother passed away peacefully this morning (9/27/2006) around 8:30am at the Odyssey Health Care Hospice in Las Vegas, Nevada. She will be cremated in Las Vegas and her remains will be sent to Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Cemetery in Seattle, Washington where she will join my father. She was a loving and caring mother and lived a long and productive life. Martha will be fondly remembered by all her family and may friends.

Martha McKenzie born June 11, 1914 in Seattle, Washington and passed away September 27, 2006 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Well, the time has come for us to say, "We send you with love, Jack Miller."

He died suddenly at home from a heart attack on September 22, 2006, at the gracious age of 78. Survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Joan Miller. Together they built a family-- so lovingly, that the family stayed together in Davis for the past 40 years.

Jack was born in Seattle, Washington and graduated from West Seattle High School. After spending two years in the US Army he returned to Seattle and completed training as an electrician and married his high school sweetheart.

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Adolph W. Young, long time resident of West Seattle, passed away on September 8, 2006 in Seattle, WA. He was born in Anchorage Alaska on August 14, 1922. After high school he moved to Chicago, IL to attend the Sherwood School of Music where he met the love of his life Jean Brightwell. They married in Chicago on March 20, 1953. After Jean and Adolph graduated from the music school they moved to Seattle, WA where Adolph's father and two brothers resided. They settled in West Seattle and started their family.

Adolph worked for Boeing for thirty-five years as a shopkeeper.