Sunrise May 26, 1922- Sunset July 25, 2006. Passed away suddenly on July 25, 2006 at age 84. Kossy is survived by Mary, his loving wife and best friend of 56 years, children Kathy (Nelson), Janet (Jim), Sharon (Steve), John, Dave (Kim), Carol (Gordon), Chris (Mike), Mary, twelve grandchildren, Jimmy (Kelly), Krista (Colin), Jason, Nathan, Seth, Jenny, Jessie, Nick, Stephanie, Joe, Allison, Julissa, three great grandchildren, Taylor, Alyvia and Jimmy, and a host of family and friends.


July 22, 1954 - July 20, 2006

William Huff died of massive heart attack on July 20, 2006.

Preceded in death by his Father, William C. Huff.

Born in Seattle, raised in South Park & resided in West Seattle Graduated from Cleveland High School in 1972. Bill enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping.

Passed away peacefully in his sleep, July 14, 2006. He is survived by his wife Louise, Grandson Scott Manning and wife Tonya, and stepdaughter Mckenzie, Daughter in law Marry Manning Smith and husband Dary, three adult children, and several grandchildren. Graveside services will be held August 15, 2006 at Washington Memorial park 16445 Pacific Hwy S. in SeaTac at 2 p.m. The family requests donations be made to Group Health Hospice Community Foundation 1730 Minor Ave, Seattle, Washington 98101-1500 in his memory in lieu of flowers. Arrangements entrusted to Yarington's Funeral Home.

St. Johns, Michigan

Kathleen McLaughlin Donohoe, died on Friday, June 9, 2006 at the age of 87. She was born on December 28, 1918, in Seattle, Washington, the daughter of Edward E. and Anne (Sullivan) Nokes. Kathleen lived most of her life in the Seattle and West Seattle area. She was married to Gerald E. McLaughlin and then Edward P. Donohoe and both preceded her in death.

Emery, 54 born January 3rd 1952 in Seattle Washington, passed away July 1st 2006 at his home in Sequim Washington. Survived by his wife of nineteen years, Elaine, his three brothers, John, Metch, and Stefan, and cousins George and Teresa, as well as numerous other cousins, nieces, and nephews. He previously worked for the Lockheed Ship Building Corp and recently for the Boeing Airplane Company. He enjoyed dancing, gardening and entertaining guests at the home he built with his wife.

He will be remembered as a devoted husband, caring brother, and a friend to all that knew him.

Passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2006 in her West Seattle Home. Born October 14, 1916 in Bullock, South Dakota to John and Annie Jernberg from Finland. Proud of her Finnish Background, Esther moved to Long Beach California during WWII to work as "Rosie the Riveter" for the Boeing Company. Her small stature allowed her to squeeze into small areas for intricate precision work. While in Long Beach at a USO dance she met the love of her life, Laurence Alvord Craig, whom she married June 14, 1946.

Harry Carlson long time resident of West Seattle passed away July 21st 2006 at Judson Park Healthcare Center in Des Moines at the age of 86.

He is survived by his loving wife Marie L. Carlson of 64 years, three daughters; Janet Starr (Doug) of Covington, June Oczkewecz (Mike) of West Seattle and Joanne Johnson (Steve) of Gig Harbor and seven grandchildren.

Harry was a WWII Veteran and served in Germany with the Timberwolfs 104th Infantry Div. He was a very loving, caring and hardworking husband and father.


Dad was born January 29, 1920 in Baltimore, Maryland and went to be with his Lord Jesus on July 8, 2006. He died of old age, as the word given to him from Psalms 91:16 states, "With long life I will satisfy him, and show him my salvation."

He is survived by his children, and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife, Pat, of 56 years.

A devoted Christian, Dad served many years as deacon at his church.


Marguerite Thiemens Stranrud pass away July 7, 2006 in the Alzheimer unit at Park West Care Center in West Seattle at age 89. She was born August 25, 1916 in Ephrata, Washington - a land of sagebrush and jackrabbits during her childhood, now a land of green fields.

She worked as a beautician until the 1939 beginning of a 66-year devoted marriage. She and her husband, Halvor Strandrud, lived in nine different states before settling down to their West Seattle home for half a century.