Born in West Seattle September 15, 1927 to James and Lillian Gracey, the first of four children. Passed away November 1, 2006 at the age of 79 at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, Washington.

Ron's parents lived on 63rd SW and later built a large home on 59th SW where they had 7 trout pools. As a young boy Ron delivered medical prescriptions on his bike for Mr. Ritchie's Alki Drugstore. He attended Alki Elementary and loved playing baseball at Alki ball field. He spent hours fishing on the sound in his little boat he moored under the Alki ferry pilings.

December 26, 1918 - December 4, 2006

Born on December 26, 1918 in Taylor, Washington. At age 13 he became interested in playing the accordion, which became his passion and led him to be chosen by his infantry commander to go in to Special Services to entertain the troops in the European Theatre during WWII. He served three years in the US Army in Europe, including France, Belgium and Germany. In high school he met his sweetheart Marian and on August 30, 1941 they married. They resided on Gatewood Hill in West Seattle for 54 years.

Debbe Fuda passed away suddenly on November 30, 2006 while vacationing in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Debbe was born October 12, 1951 in Seattle to Joe and Doreen Fuda. Preceded in death by Father; Joe, Mother; Doreen, Grandfather; Angelo "Poppie" Gavaria, Grandmother; Mickey "Nana" Gavaria, beloved dog; Buster, and close friend; Brian Mason.

When Debbe was younger she worked with her Dad at Alki Cleaners, and later moved on to Safeway where she met many people that became close friends. Eventually Debbe found a job that she really enjoyed.

John Oliver Christianson died peacefully in his sleep at a Fort Worth, Texas care center on December 5, 2006. He was born on April 30, 1928, the son of Oliver and Marjorie Christianson in Seattle, Washington. He graduated from the University of Washington in 1951 with a bachelor of arts in economics and business. After graduation he serve two years in the U.S. Navy. He started his 45 years of Sales with his one and only company Reynolds Aluminum in California in 1953. While living in San Francisco, CA he met his beloved wife of 47 years, Virginia Hope (Vandre).

"It went so fast." Age 98. Born December 29, 1907 in Wallacec, Idaho and grew up in Burke, Idaho. Graduated 1928 from U. of Idaho, Moscow with a B.S. Degree in Home Sciences.

Married Wiliam M. Krull September 5, 1933 in Wallace Idaho. Their family came to Seattle in 1937.

Preceded in death November 12, 1995 by beloved husband "Bill". Survived by three children Karl F. (Violet), Dorothy E., and William P. (Hazel). Six grandchildren, losing a seventh grandson John C. at age 17, ten great-grandchildren, and one grea-great-granddaughter.

Velva Verna Resser, 90 Green Valley Arizona, formerly of Seattle Washington went home to be with the Lord November 25, 2006. She was born November 18, 1916 in Springdale Arkansas, the daughter of Elbert and Verna Clemmer

She was very involved in volunteer work in Seattle at the VA Hospital and also at Santa Rita Care Center in Green Valley.

Maxine left us peacefully on November 15, 2006 after a full life of 84 years. She leaves behind five daughters (Janice, Joyce, Joan, Karen and Carol), a son (Phillip) and five grandchildren (Adrienne, Adam, Paul, Katelin and Heather), a brother (Everett) as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and many dear friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 27 years, Edward Tomisser. She will be greatly missed by us all and leaves a legacy of love and support.

Maxine had a number of passions and a true zest for life.

Age 74, passed away on November 10, 2006. She was born in Aizpute, Latvia on November 14, 1931 and immigrated to the United States with her parents. Her family took up residence on Orcas Island where she attended high school and graduated as class Valedictorian. She married Ojars Emmermanis in 1953 and together they raised their two children in West Seattle. She was a patron of the arts, an accomplished cook and an avid gardener. She is survived by her husband, Ojars of 53 years, daughter Erika Moorhouse and husband David; son Ivars Emmermanis and many treasured friends and loved ones.

Dick Sever, beloved husband, friend, father, and grandfather passed away on October 29, 2006 at Providence Hospital from complications of heart disease.

Dick was born on July 1, 1925 in LaCarosse, Washington to Harry and Clara Sever. His family, on his mother's side, settled in Washington Territory in 1859. His father's family were also pioneers in the Palouse area before Washington became a state.

He lived in Pullman and Colfax as a child, graduating from Pullman High School in 1943.