Long-time West Seattle resident, Ruth J. Chappell, 84, died August 1, 2005, in Rathdrum, Idaho, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born August 18, 1920, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Helga Rasmusson from Denmark and Oscar K. Larson from Nebraska.

On June 18, 1938, Ruth married Howard F. Chappell in Papillion, Nebraska. They moved to West Seattle in 1940. She worked as a secretary for Boeing and retired in 1977.

Robert Lloyd Wilson died August 11, 2005, at the age of 88. Lloyd was born June 19, 1917, in Josephine, North Dakota. He married Myrtle Elaine Moon December 1945 and they resided in West Seattle for over 60 years. He is survived by his wife, sons and their wives Larry and Leslie Wilson, Kenneth and Christine Wilson,, foster son, Don Deems and wife Darlene three grandchildren, Amanda, Adam, and Allison, great grandson, Benjamin, and siblings Dr. Arthur Wilson and Mabel Johannesson.

He served in the Merchant Marines during World War II.

Age, 34, Born April 22, 1971 in Seattle, WA to Bruce & Rose MacCollom. She unexpectedly passed away on Friday, August 12, 2005 and her Mother, Rose Marie MacCollom, passed away Thursday, August 12, 2004; exactly one year to the day of her mother whom she loved very much. Deanna was preceded in death by her mother, Rose Marie. Deanna Graduated from West Seattle High School in 1989, As her Mother and Sister Shawna had. Deanna worked at TODD Shipyard where she met her special friend Ron Sykes.

She attended SSCC in hopes of becoming a nurse.

Estalene Beatrice (Brace) Rinnert passed away peacefully, on Thursday July 7, 2005 in Gig Harbor, WA. She was age 87. She was born January 12, 1918 to William E and Margaret (Bowmaker) Brace in Elbert Colorado. She married Myrven Rinnert of Kiowa, Colorado, June 29, 1937 in Golden, Colorado.

Myrven and Estalene lived in several places during their 58 years of marriage- CO, NM, CA and WA.

Paul died in San Diego on 25, July 2005 where he has lived for the past 3 years. He was 48. Paul was born in Seattle, WA. Lived in West Seattle and worked at Todd and Bremerton shipyards as a painter for many years, prior to his retirement. He served in the U.S. Army from 1973-1976.

He is survived by his father Paul R. Miller Jr. Anza, California; Sons: Christopher R. Miller and Travis J. Miler, Seattle, Washington; Grandsons: Alex Miller and Jason Miller, Seattle, WA; Brothers: Michael L. Miller, Fort St. Lucie, Florida and Douglas F.

Cheerful to the end, Shirley passed away August 5, 2005 from High Grade Lymphoma. She was born in Auburn, Washington on June 5, 1921 to Arthur and Blanche Rasmussen. A direct descendant of Jacob Maple, the Original King County Settler of June 22, 1851, was also a member of the Daughters of the Pioneers. She lived in Seattle the majority of her life and loved the typical rainy northwest weather. Her pioneering strength and spirit helped her through life's difficulties, as well as giving her the lust for life, laughter and song. Her creativity shone through in everything she pursued.

Gertrude Kolstead, a 91-year-old resident of West Seattle, passed away July 31, 2005. Gertrude was born June 16, 1914 in Ellensburg, WA. She came to West Seattle in 1934 when she married and never left. Gertrude graduated from Broadway High School and Griffin-Murphy Business College. She worked at the Bon Marche, various office positions, West Seattle Herald, and helped in the family's business ventures. She was a member of Hiawatha Garden Club and the West Seattle Artist Guild.

Lost her battle with cancer. Born: August 26, 1933, Rosenthal-Chortitza, Ukraine, Died July 29, 2005, Seattle, WA. 41 year resident of West Seattle. Survived by children: Victor (Sandy, Brie, Colton) Karla (Chuck), Mark (Kristen), Erik, (Jen, Destry, Marina, Dakota). Services held 8/3/05. "It Is Well With Her Soul."

Passed away at Evergreen Hospice July 26, 2005. Born Aug. 26, 1928 in Puyallup, Washington to parents Esther and Claude Beadell. Left behind his wife and high school sweetheart of 54 years; three daughters, Deborah Davis, Sheryl Bannister, Robin Peterson; four grandsons, three granddaughters, three great grandsons;. Sister Betty Grittman, brother Roy Beadell, nieces, nephews, and many friends from H.P.I.C. He was a 1948 graduate of West Seattle High School.

In lieu of flowers, Evergreen Hospice 12822 124th Lane NE, Kirkland, WA 98034. Arrangements at Butterworth.