June 26, 1949 - August 5, 2006

In loving memory of a devoted husband, father, brother and friend. Son of the late William Danielson and Shelia May Wahlgren. Former wife of 25 years Sabina Lucille Gross, father of Richard James (mother Cyndi Wanzer), Charles Everett (mother Lorriane Tucker), Francis Julian and Anthony Roger Gross, brothers to Gary A.


Darlene was born in Tenino, Washington September 4, 1936 and passed away in Tacoma on July 31, 2006. She spent her youth in West Seattle, moving to Tacoma 19-1/2 years ago.

She was a member for 35 years of the West Seattle Eagles. She is survived by Jim, her loving husband of 52 years 8 months; daughter Terri; son Jim Jr.; sisters Lavilla (Victor) and Gladys (Keith); her brother Ken (Pat). She leaves behind three grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and best daughter-in-law, Helen. Memorial services will be held August 12th at 10 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home, 320 W.


Ralph passed away peacefully on August 2, 2006 at the age of 97. Ralph was born on July 4, 1909 in Seattle, Washington. He lived at Alki as a boy and this is where he met Shirley Ann Mclellan, his future wife. Ralph worked at many different jobs during his life but his pride of accomplishment was the 35 years at Boeing until his retirement. Following retirement he continued to work at many different jobs; guard duty at Bethlehem Steel, a census taker, telephone book distribution and a school crossing guard for eight years, plus volunteering in the library of Schmitz Park Elementary School.

Sam was born the second son to Gladys and James B. Watkins in Hewitt, MN on August 19, 1926. He served his country in the Philippines as a Sgt. in the Army during WWII. Sam moved with his family to West Seattle in the early 1950's where he met and married the love of his life Shirley on July 2, 1968 and made their home here. He retired after 36 years at A.O. Smith Corp. You could find Grandpa a couple times a week, sitting on his favorite barstool at TNT's having a beer and playing pool with buddies, telling stories and cracking jokes!


John E. Saeger was born to Marie (Abney) and Pliny Saeger June 21, 1924 in Seattle, Washington. He was the youngest of 4 children. He graduated from West Seattle High School in 1943. He served in WWII in the 475th Fighter Group as an airplane and engine mechanic on the P38 Lightning. He was later named Crew Chief and given his own plane.

He married Beverly Allen April 29, 1950 in Seattle where they raised 3 children: Jeanne, Jill, and Robert.

He remained in West Seattle and worked for US Steel for 35 years.

Joseph 'Joe' Freeman Morton of Chewelah, Washington died June 30, 2006 at the age of 67 years. Joe was born May 13, 1939 in Kinzoo, PA but was raised in the Seattle, Washington area where he attended West Seattle High School and Olympic Junior College. While attending high school Joe broke many state athletic records. Joe retired as a Brewer from Anhauser Busch in Van Nuys California. Joe loved sport, hi pets and his family.


A lifetime resident of West Seattle, Linda passed away on July 11th at home, surrounded by her family, after a three year struggle with ovarian cancer.

Linda was born in West Seattle. She went to Jefferson and Fairmount Park Elementary Schools, Louisa Boren Junior High, and West Seattle High School. She met the love of her life, Carl Weer in high school. After graduation in 1973, Linda went to cosmetology school and became a stylist. She and Carl bought their house in West Seattle and were married in their living room in March 1978.


August 27, 1931 - June 12, 2006

Paul was born in Sisseton, South Dakota to Thomas Robert and Helen Otto. He was the oldest child and the only son having five sisters. His primary education was in a little one-room schoolhouse called "The Otto Schoolhouse" in Sisseton.

His family moved to Seattle when he was in high school. That was a difficult transition going from a 'country boy' to a 'city boy', but he handled it. He went to West Seattle High School class of 1949.


Alyce R. (Lemieux) Ste. Marie passed away from this life on July 26, 2006. She was born in Plummer, Minnesota to Ted and Bertha Lemieux on April 11, 1918. She is survived by her loving husband, Reaume and by four children- Janyce Hayden (Ron) of Napa, California; Sharon Corbett (Jack) of Coeur d' Alene, ID; Terry Ste. Marie (Terri Kaye) of Gig Harbor, Washington; and Tim Ste. Marie of Atlanta, GA as well as by seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and her sisters Lorrayne Sheldon, Barbara Hobbs, Marcia Hostetter and her brother Jackie Lemieux.