October 6, 1960 - December 24, 2005

Michelle left us peacefully on Christmas Eve and became an angel. She had spent this year in a courageous battle with mouth cancer, she amazed and had everyone in awe with her spunkiness and her powerful determination to keep going and to live each day to the fullest.

Michelle was born 45 years ago in Seattle to her parents James and Madelyn, (now deceased). She grew up, went to school, raised her son and spent all of her adult life in West Seattle. Her personality and zest for life, lit up a room.


Dorothy V. Lockerbie died peacefully on December 23, 2005 in West Seattle. Born in Portland, Oregon on February 2, 1910, she was the sixth in a family on seven children. She graduated from Portland's Commerce (now Cleveland) High School in 1928. On June 12, 1931 she married Harold Lockerbie and they enjoyed more than 57 years of life together. During the 1930's she worked for a real estate firm in Portland. On August 2, 1942, Harold and Dorothy were blessed with their only son Jim.

Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God (Mt. 5:8). Our dear Linda left this earth suddenly, on December 1. She was loved by many. Her life was full of giving and serving others. As the oldest sister of seven, she helped raise five younger siblings. Linda then raised four children of her own as well as her oldest grandson, and also took care of her father during his senior years. In addition, she spent the last 20 years serving as a Community Aide, doing homecare work with people in need.

Born July 11,1918 in Seattle, Washington. Died December 7, 2005 at Life Center in West Seattle.

Given to an orphanage, Washington State Children's Home at the age of nine. Live in many foster homes in Western Washington.

A 1937 graduate of Puyallup High School. Was a "Rosie the Riveter" for Boeing during WWII, worked at

NOFW Library. Loved writing songs playing piano, organ, ukelele, banjo, mandolin and harmonica.

Dolores Dorn was born June 3, 1924 in Watertown, South Dakota to Nicholas and Theresa Hurkes, She passed away October 25, 2005 in Federal Way, Washington. She moved to Washington in 1943 where she met and married Nathan W. Dorn Sr. in 1946. She will be fondly remembered for her lovingly prepared home cooked meals, bread and pastries and always open arms and heart. When not busy tending to their seven children, she was helping her husband in his accounting business. She was not only a loving wife and mother but also took great pride in her many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

January 21, 1917-September 9, 2005

Erven "Erv" was born to Inez Kostenbader and Lloyd Richardson in Ontario, Oregon. He lived in Oregon during his early years, and in high school, during summer vacation, he worked on a cattle ranch outside Burns, Oregon. He met and married Iona Brock in Ontario, and they had one son, Daniel.

Just before WW2, Erv moved his family to Seattle. Erv joined the Army Air Corps and served as a paratrooper in the South Pacific during WW2. He worked at Boeing for 42 years-both before and then after the war.

Born September 19, 1949, lost at sea in an apparent fishing accident August 2005.

Myron was born in Crookston, MN and his family moved to West Seattle in 1957. He attended local schools, graduating from Chief Sealth High School in 1967. He worked locally at Safeway and enjoyed being a ski instructor at Snoqualmie Pass. He always loved salmon fishing in Puget Sound and steelheading in local rivers. Also during this period Myron was instrumental in introducing sisters, Sue and Janell to their future spouses, Roy Willanger and Tom Neklason, we thank you.

Paul Johnston died peacefully September 10, 2005 at age 84 in Seattle of pneumonia and complications from Alzheimer's disease. Born March 30, 1921 in Page County, Iowa to Leo and Florence Johnston, he was known throughout his life as a kind and honest gentleman.

After serving in the Navy during World War II, he earned a doctor of chiropractic degree in 1952 from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic and began practicing in California. He moved to Seattle several years later and opened the West Seattle Chiropractic Clinic in 1966, practicing there until his retirement in 1984.

Born 9-11-1910. Died 8-31-2005

Jack was born on September 11, 1910 to Dell and Cora Christian in Payette, Idaho. After graduating from High School, he joined the Navy and served on the battleship Oklahoma. In 1934 Jack met the love of his life, Bea Dunn, and were married that year. With Bea working, Jack attended and graduated from the University of Idaho and later the University of Missouri at Kansas City with a degree in dentistry. After graduating, Jack began a dental practice in West Seattle and later enlisted in the Air Force and served as a Major in Korea.