Dollie Nickinovich Sjkonsberg

Dollie was born Jan. 9, 1928 in Juneau, Alaska to Vaso and Masha Nickinovich, recent immigrants of Serbia-Montenegro. She was proud of her heritage & spoke her native tongue.

Family moved to Seattle & she graduated from Franklin HS. She was an athlete, loved to ski, play tennis, swim & was a life guard at Seward Park. She worked in many different jobs in many Seattle businesses. She was a born leader, was president of the Slavic Women's Club & of Residents Council @ Westwood Heights. She had a quick wit, sharp tongue & was very generous. Dollie lived in West Seattle most of her life.

She was Baba to many. She died suddenly on Feb. 12, 2008.

Her parents & brother Bill predeceased her. She is survived by son Daniel Skjonsberg (Carla Teigen) grand daughters Shianne & Andrea Skjonsberg, & Shanyn Sandhaus and great grand daughter Logan River Read, brothers John & Roger (Shirley) Nickinovich & sister Mae Newton & former husband Leroy Skjonsberg. No service, a family gathering is planned.


Your Mother's Passing

Dear Dan and family:
I am so sorry to read of your mother's recent passing. I know how hard it is to lose one's parent.

I just read of this online via the West Seattle Herald - as I am now living in South Dakota.

Please stay well.

Your former Hope confirmation-mate.