The Dead

Exquisite Corpses

so, you're going to hell

what if the dead owe you money?

Frank's Funeral

Disposing of the Body

burn them all

deadeye dick

the scent of bitter almonds

Sally A. Ainslie--d. Sept. 24, 2000
Sara E. Akkola--d. Sept. 19, 2000
Adelean A. Albrecht--d. Sept. 4, 2000
Nora A. Alexander--d. Sept. 11, 2000
Ernestine Alexander--d. Sept. 14, 2000
Dzjabrail G. Aliyev--d. Sept. 13, 2000
Brandy M. Allen--d. Sept. 18, 2000
Irene S. Alm--d. Sept. 30, 2000
Louise A. Almandi--d. Sept. 6, 2000
Randy H. Amling--d. Sept. 9, 2000
Alan "Andy" Anderson--b. 1925, d. Sept. 5, 2000: Andy was a long-time employee of the Rainier Brewing Company.
Eleanor G. Anderson--d. Sept. 9, 2000
Lloyd A. Anderson--d. Sept. 13, 2000
Juanita S. Anderson--d. Sept. 13, 2000
Beatrice M. Anderson--d. Sept. 14, 2000
Regina Angelini--b. 1911, d. Sept. 15, 2000: Regina's life began in Fosciana, Italy and ended in Seattle, Washington.
Francis J. Archbold--d. Sept. 30, 2000
Wanda J. Ashley--d. Sept. 21, 2000
Benjamin S. Asia--d. Sept. 23, 2000
Anita M. Bailey--d. Sept. 3, 2000
Avis M. Baker--d. Sept. 25, 2000
Bill Baker--b. 1928, d. Sept 26, 2000: This "dean of dermatology" had a career that spanned 50 years. A hard worker, Dr. Baker did not tolerate sloth or indifference. He died at 72 after some of his internal organs gave up on him.
Townley W. Bale--b. 1907, d. Sept 30, 2000: Raised during the Great Depression in Kansas, Townley was an old-style investment-securities broker with what is now Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. A methodical man and a perfectionist to the very end. He died of complications from a stroke he suffered in 1994.
William E. Bardwell--b. 1945, d. Sept. 16, 2000: Artist, photographer, and co-founder of the Stanwell Greeting Card Company, William lost his life in a car accident.
Mary M. Barick--d. Sept. 21, 2000
Shelly W. Barnes--d. Sept. 16, 2000
Jo A. Barr--d. Sept. 20, 2000
Pedro R. Barril--d. Sept. 18, 2000
Robert (Bob) Bassett--b. June 17, 1925, d. Sept. 12, 2000
Lawrence M. Baugh--b. 1910, d. Sept. 13, 2000: A humble, ambitious industrialist, Lawrence's legacy of buildings includes Swedish Hospital and many fine structures for the Boeing company.
Donna L. Bauer--d. Sept. 17, 2000
Elizabeth Sofio Bautista--b. 1957, d. Sept 27, 2000: Elizabeth was killed by multiple myeloma, which is a malignant tumor of the bone marrow.
Larry D. Beasley--d. Sept. 6, 2000
Brian Beavin--b. 1964, d. Sept. 21, 2000: Brian, who reportedly "liked to take pills," scored some Xanax from strangers at a party, consumed the pills when he got home, and the next morning woke up in a daze. He spent the last day of his life tossing and turning in bed. The following night he died in his sleep.
Larry L. Bell--d. Sept. 9, 2000
Ellen F. Bell--d. Sept. 18, 2000
Helen M. Bender--d. Sept. 6, 2000
Stella M. Berg--d. Sept. 11, 2000
Robert D. Berg--d. Sept. 23, 2000
Carlyn Bernbaum--d. Sept. 24, 2000
Gladys M. Beudry--d. Sept. 13, 2000
George G. Bjorklund--d. Sept. 25, 2000
Trygve Bjornstad--b. 1913, d. Sept 23, 2000: Born long ago in a small town in south Norway, Trygve, who liked to taste the rum in a mai tai, died after a short illness.
Charles W. Black--d. Sept. 22, 2000
Milton (Babe) Bloch--b. 1912, d. Sept. 4, 2000: Milton attended Garfield High School.
Mary Bonnar--d. Sept. 15, 2000
Daisy B. Bopah--d. Sept. 9, 2000
Ida L. Borgstedt--d. Sept. 26, 2000
Ned Borkenhagen--b. 1902, d. Sept. 6, 2000: Ned's favorite hobby, up until the week of his death, was late-night pool at Jillian's, where he played for hours while smoking a freshly cut cigar.
Sandra B. Bouldron--d. Sept. 7, 2000
Lorraine Dorotha Boyd--b. May 10, 1921, d. Sept 30, 2000: Lorraine outlasted both her husbands, John Herbert Nelson and Dean Wallace Boyd.
Mary K. Brackney--d. Sept. 1, 2000
Michael J. Brennan--d. Sept. 12, 2000
Blanche A. Brinsmead--d. Sept. 16, 2000
Lynn R. Bristol--d. Sept. 11, 2000
Walter C. Bronson--d. Sept. 14, 2000
William A. Brooks--d. Sept. 29, 2000
Kermit Wilson Brown--b. 1919, d. Sept. 5, 2000.
Clarence Bruce--d. Sept. 21, 2000
Beulah L. Brule--d. Sept. 22, 2000
Edna Bryson--d. Sept. 17, 2000
Esther C. Buettner--d. Sept. 30, 2000
Hung M. Bui--d. Sept. 21, 2000
Verna G. Burdin--d. Sept. 20, 2000
Dr. Ernest Martin Burgess--b. 1912, d. Sept 27, 2000: Amputees the world over mourn the loss of this man. He and a colleague developed a relatively light, energy-storing prosthetic device--the "Seattle Foot"--that enables thousands of amputees to walk, run, bicycle, ski, and lead essentially normal lives. He died of age-related causes.
Dorothy E. Buser--d. Sept. 2, 2000
Carol I. Bustad--d. Sept. 19, 2000
Helen M. Butz--d. Sept. 6, 2000
John S. Carey Jr.--d. Sept. 8, 2000
Lenore Carpenter--d. Sept. 11, 2000
Phineas M. Casady--d. Sept. 22, 2000
Barbara J. Caswell--d. Sept. 14, 2000
Thomas N. Cathey--d. Sept. 4, 2000
Anita Louise Cayenne--b. 1945, d. Sept 20, 2000: Anita had a special interest in Native American art. She was a very giving woman.
Patrick D. Ceglowski--d. Sept. 13, 2000
Margret "Winnie" Chamberlain--b. 1907, d. Sept 3, 2000: Margret outlived two husbands and loved bowling.
Francis P. Champagne--d. Sept. 30, 2000
Lawrence T. Charlton--d. Sept. 2, 2000
Sarah F. Chatman--d. Sept. 27, 2000
Esther Chen--b. 1910, d. Sept 2, 2000: Esther's life began in China and ended in Seattle, Washington.
James E. Childress--d. Sept. 15, 2000
Woo J. Chon--d. Sept. 23, 2000
Marjorie L. Churchill--d. Sept. 5, 2000
Genette Cochran--d. Sept. 26, 2000
Richard R. Coleman--b. 1922, d. Sept. 9, 2000: After WWII (spent on the Italian and North African fronts), Richard dedicated the rest of his life to studying gas-turbine engine technology. He died of a heart attack.
Everett C. Coonradt--d. Sept. 25, 2000
David J. Cooper--d. Sept. 24, 2000
Virginia F. Conner--b. Sept. 4, 1921, d. Sept 11, 2000: If Virginia had held on for 7,661 more days, she would have celebrated her 100th birthday.
Bette A. Corey--d. Sept. 18, 2000
Robert D. Crandall--d. Sept. 16, 2000
Robert S. Crispin--d. Sept. 22, 2000
Caroline M. Cron--d. Sept. 30, 2000
Charlie Cross--d. Sept. 5, 2000
Lucy Cruz--d. Sept. 15, 2000
Thomas J. Curran--d. Sept. 1, 2000
Maria D. Dalit--d. Sept. 26, 2000
Michael S. Delaney--d. Sept. 3, 2000
James R. Dettman--d. Sept. 3, 2000
Germaine E. Dewhurst--d. Sept. 24, 2000
Alejandro D. Domingo--d. Sept. 16, 2000
Dorothy B. Doty--d. Sept. 30, 2000
Stanley Mackenzie Dunning--b. 1917, d. Sept. 16, 2000: Stanley's long life had its origins in England, and its conclusion in Seattle, Washington.
John W. Eck--b. 1944, d. Sept 17, 2000: This Burien man died in a Seattle hospital, for reasons not mentioned in the local obituaries.
Harrison Edmon--d. Sept. 6, 2000
Sue Eidal--d. Sept 29, 2000
Ruth C. Elliott--d. Sept. 30, 2000
Karen W. Ellis--d. Sept. 21, 2000
Eddie L. Elzie--d. Sept. 1, 2000
Charles H. Emerson--d. Sept. 3, 2000
Magnhild O. Enget--d. Sept. 15, 2000
Donald J. Erskine--d. Sept. 28, 2000
Dolores V. Faccone--d. Sept. 26, 2000
Jeffrey P. Fairman--d. Sept. 18, 2000
Ieti Faletogo--d. Sept. 1, 2000
David J. Farnell--d. Sept. 8, 2000
Pauline L. Fauconnier--d. Sept. 7, 2000
Bernice L. Fisher--d. Sept. 19, 2000
Ivar M. Fjaerstad--d. Sept. 4, 2000
Alvin E. Flaten--d. Sept. 14, 2000
Dorothy Fleming--d. Sept. 25, 2000
John M. Florez--d. Sept. 9, 2000
Winford D. Fluharty--d. Sept. 30, 2000
Marion I. Foltz--d. Sept. 26, 2000
Aileen Forbes--d. Sept. 24, 2000
Donald B. Forden--d. Sept. 11, 2000
Irene Fortier--d. Sept. 4, 2000
William W. Frahm--d. Sept. 7, 2000
Grace Frydenlund--d. Sept. 10, 2000
Joe Funis--d. Sept. 1, 2000
Laurence L. Furey--d. Sept. 30, 2000
Robert J. Furlan--d. Sept. 5, 2000
Jose R. Galeon--d. Sept. 18, 2000
Floyd C. Gallaher--d. Sept. 26, 2000
Russell L. Gardner--d. Sept. 22, 2000
Inez B. Garrison--d. Sept. 12, 2000
Harley C. Gatrell Jr.--d. Sept. 5, 2000
Dianna L. Gayagas--b. 1954, d. Sept 22, 2000: A few days after being put on the liver-transplant list, Dianna, who suffered from terminal liver cancer, died while sitting in a chair.
Donald N. Gilbertson--d. Sept. 17, 2000
Fannie L. Ginyard--d. Sept. 20, 2000
"Bud" Vernon Lee Glover--b. Jan. 7, 1933, d. Sept. 6, 2000: Even if this Redmond-born man had won money during the great tobacco-industry lawsuit settlements, it would not have helped him.
Earl G. Godfrey--d. Sept. 5, 2000
Ford C. Goebel--d. Sept. 1, 2000
Mary Anne Green--b. Sept. 24, 1917, d. Sept. 13, 2000: A delirious evocation of the reproductive mandate, Mary left behind five children, 10 grandchilden, and 14 great-grandchildren.
Edna M. Greimes--d. Sept. 9, 2000
William E. Griffin--d. Sept. 19, 2000
Melinda A. Griffith--d. Sept. 7, 2000
Cleva J. Grimes--d. Sept. 1, 2000
Elizabeth M. Gross--d. Sept. 16, 2000
Masaji R. Hada--d. Sept. 23, 2000
Charles W. Hadley--d. Sept. 16, 2000
Audrey J. Hallam--d. Sept. 10, 2000
Gladys M. Hallead--d. Sept. 14, 2000
Celia D. Hancock--d. Sept. 14, 2000
Helen M. Hanify--d. Sept. 12, 2000
Karen L. Hardie--d. Sept. 15, 2000
William F. Harger--d. Sept. 6, 2000
Betty Harris--b. 1914, d. Sept 24, 2000: Betty was obsessed with the culture, the food, and the people of Peru, but she never got a chance to actually go there. She died of Parkinson's disease.
Mary J. Harrison--d. Sept. 18, 2000
Merle E. Hartshorn--b. 1915, d. Sept 22, 2000: Two weeks after having a portion of his femoral artery replaced by heart surgeon Dr. Randecker, Merle died while getting dressed for a doctor's appointment.
Walter P. Hartung--d. Sept. 8, 2000
Fred Hassler--b. 1956, d. Sept 4, 2000: Fred was a schoolteacher; he was loved by his family.
Guy D. Haubert--d. Sept. 18, 2000
Richard N. Haugen--d. Sept. 22, 2000
James F. Heaton--d. Sept. 3, 2000
Martin Heerdt Jr.--d. Sept. 1, 2000
Frederick P. Heimberger--d. Sept. 19, 2000
Anne Hennessey--d. Sept. 10, 2000
Darlene Hennessey--b. March 30, 1922, d. Sept. 12, 2000: Cancer cells overtook her pancreas, then her. Darlene's second husband, Silas, mourns her death.
Geraldine H. Henry--d. Sept. 7, 2000
Mamie J. Henry--d. Sept. 22, 2000
Alice L. Henry--d. Sept. 26, 2000
Lucy Herman--d. Sept. 28, 2000
Miriam C. Hiatt--d. Sept. 6, 2000
Andy J. Hicks Jr.--b. 1937, d. Sept 19, 2000: This great adventurer served in 14 campaigns in Vietnam and loved his post-war job as a trucker. But whenever he was home, he'd catch up on yardwork, family relations, and his favorite televised animal shows.
Leslie Higginbottom--d. Sept. 26, 2000
Jeannette P. Hill--d. Sept. 30, 2000
Clayton Forrest "Pinky" Hill--b. 1916, d. Sept 18, 2000: As a child, Clayton persistently beat himself up trying to "flamesy" off a roof with an opened umbrella. As a young man, he joined the growing aviation industry, becoming a Boeing flamesight mechanic. As an old man, 48 years later, he retired, his mind saturated with the technical knowledge one needed to truly touch the clouds. Last month, his body crashed for the last time--and his spirit soared for the first.
Mary E. Hodges--d. Sept. 16, 2000
Allen A. Hoffman--d. Sept. 7, 2000
Richard A. Hogan--d. Sept. 9, 2000
Fae F. Hoge--d. Sept. 13, 2000
William E. Holberg--d. Sept. 24, 2000
Yvonne V. Hook--d. Sept. 5, 2000
Annesley Howland--b. 1935, d. Sept 18, 2000: Annesley's life was spent in three cities: Nashville, Tennessee; Atlanta, Georgia; and finally, Seattle, Washington, where she died of lung cancer.
Floretta E. Hullin--d. Sept. 2, 2000
Peter J. Iaci--d. Sept. 14, 2000
Louise A. Ihmels--d. Sept. 4, 2000
Bill E. Inglett--d. Sept. 5, 2000
Mary A. Ivanich--d. Sept. 3, 2000
Gustav Jacobson--d. Sept. 17, 2000
Hubert M. Jerde--d. Sept. 25, 2000
Berniece Olster Jex--b. 1925, d. Sept 16, 2000: Berniece died in her sleep.
Holiene B. Johnson--d. Sept. 11, 2000
William H. Johnson--d. Sept. 12, 2000
Evelyn M. Johnston--d. Sept. 16, 2000
Tommy D. Jones--d. Sept. 8, 2000
Frederick M. Jones--d. Sept. 14, 2000
Thomas E. Jones--d. Sept. 24, 2000
Marie G. Jones--d. Sept. 24, 2000
Raymond W. Jones--d. Sept. 30, 2000
Gerhardt T. Jorgenson--d. Sept. 10, 2000
Jessie Kachmar--d. Sept. 6, 2000
John M. Kashiwagi--d. Sept. 23, 2000
Yoshiko Kawamura--d. Sept. 10, 2000
Anne E. Kaylor--d. Sept. 19, 2000
Michael L. Kearns--b. 1955, d. Sept 23, 2000: Seattle police say this King County jailer apparently died of self-inflamesicted gunshot wounds. His body was found at 11:45 a.m. near the jail's sally port, an area of the parking garage where prisoners are transferred into the jail.
Carolyn R. Keen--d. Sept. 29, 2000
Dennis W. Kempf--d. Sept. 28, 2000
Seng C. Keovongphet--d. Sept. 1, 2000
Iskender A. Khan--d. Sept. 12, 2000
Marjorie A. Kimora--d. Sept. 9, 2000
Mary H. Kinney--d. Sept. 3, 2000
Helen M. Kipple--d. Sept. 11, 2000
Robert B. Klock--d. Sept. 19, 2000
Jeannette Klostermeyer--b. Jan. 2, 1919, d. Sept 24, 2000: An abortion-rights activist, Jeannette encouraged everyone to become more politically aware. There were no public services in her memory.
Lola M. Knutson--d. Sept. 25, 2000
Enok J. Kolnes--b. 1914, d. Sept 7, 2000: Enok came from Norway, worked as a fisherman for many years, and died in Seattle, Washington.
Ester Koyfman--d. Sept. 3, 2000
Walter J. Kupersmith--d. Sept. 24, 2000
Tomiye Kuri--d. Sept. 8, 2000
Jun M. Lam--d. Sept. 17, 2000
Venice J. Landerdahl--d. Sept. 24, 2000
Robin Annette Langston--b. 1973, d. Sept 15, 2000: A victim in a wave of crime that shocked Belltown, this apparently homeless woman was strangled to death during what police say was a money-for-sex transaction. The man suspected of murdering her was captured a few blocks away from the murder scene.
Louis Larsen--d. Sept. 21, 2000
Helen M. Larsen--d. Sept. 25, 2000
Signe Marietta Johnson Leaf--b. 1913, d. Sept. 12, 2000: Signe leaves in her wake a dizzying array of Sino-Scandinavian hybrids, including grandchildren Traceyanne Lee and Huang Ying. Her very accomplished offspring share over 15 advanced degrees, ensuring her legacy will live on in the mausoleum of academia.
Grace A. Lee--d. Sept. 28, 2000
Scott W. Lehigh--d. Sept. 2, 2000
William J. LeMay--d. Sept. 8, 2000
Lorraine R. Lenzi--d. Sept. 20, 2000
Mary M. Leslie--d. Sept. 9, 2000
Rui L. Li--d. Sept. 24, 2000
Lovise E. Lind--d. Sept. 29, 2000
June M. Lisle--d. Sept. 27, 2000
Eulalie B. Little--d. Sept. 13, 2000
Howard I. Mackey--d. Sept. 20, 2000
Donna Marie Maile--b. 1938, d. Sept 18, 2000: Donna was a devout mother and a Fred Meyer employee. She died of cancer.
Catherine L. Mallett--d. Sept. 17, 2000
Elizabeth C. Marcus--d. Sept. 1, 2000
Irene Marino--b.1902, d. Sept. 30, 2000: Irene traveled from her home in Greece to Vancouver, BC to marry a man she had never seen before. Never a complainer, she ultimately settled with her husband in the United States. She witnessed most of the 20th century before dying at her home on Capitol Hill.
Thelma J. Marshall--d. Sept. 12, 2000
Max E. Martin--d. Sept. 2, 2000
Annie Martin--d. Sept. 23, 2000
Frank F. Marx--d. Sept. 3, 2000
Lieselotte Betti Mason--b. 1930, d. Sept. 15, 2000: Lieselotte's life began in Dinklesbuhl, Germany and came to an end in Seattle, Washington.
Flora E. Mather--d. Sept. 1, 2000
Herman C. Mathews--d. Sept. 11, 2000
Peter A. H. Mattson--d. Sept. 18, 2000
Barbara A. McAuliffe--d. Sept. 19, 2000
Susan D. McDaniel--d. Sept. 5, 2000
Carolyn M. McDonald--d. Sept. 1, 2000
Brian J. McDonald--d. Sept. 11, 2000
Geneva McDonald--d. Sept. 29, 2000
Delia B. McElroy--d. Sept. 3, 2000
Helen M. McFarlane--d. Sept. 16, 2000
Gladys B. McGuinn--d. Sept. 3, 2000
Jane W. McKelvy--d. Sept. 19, 2000
Linda P. McLaughlin--d. Sept. 30, 2000
Gerald P. McManamara Jr.--d. Sept. 20, 2000
Matthew R. McMillan--d. Sept. 29, 2000
James W. McMurrey--d. Sept. 4, 2000
Janice M. McNamee--d. Sept. 17, 2000
Herbert Millro Jr.--b. 1950, d. Sept. 29, 2000: Once a semi-professional tennis player, one could always find Herbert on one of the neighborhood courts. His partners at the Seattle Tennis Center miss him dearly.
Louis J. Minotto--d. Sept. 19, 2000
Theresa Mitchell--d. Sept. 8, 2000
J. E. Moore--d. Sept. 29, 2000
Esther D. Moralez--d. Sept. 3, 2000
Mary E. Morganti--d. Sept. 8, 2000
Louis S. Morris Sr.--d. Sept. 25, 2000
Raymond W. Motz--d. Sept. 5, 2000: Raymond was married to Jewel, and loved animals. He worked at Boeing for 31 years.
Robert Muilenburg--b. 1941, d. Sept 20, 2000: Robert was the director of the University of Washington Medical Center. He lived here until his death last month. A prodigious intellect, he ultimately succumbed to the ravages of brain cancer.
Olga Murphy--d. Sept. 12, 2000
Stanley R. Murphy--b. Nov. 12, 1924, d. Sept. 11, 2000: We have lost more than a mere citizen here; we have lost a mountaineer. Stanley leaves a Ph.D., a wife, and four children in his wake.
Jackie R. Nations--d. Sept. 17, 2000
Byrde G. Nelson--d. Sept. 14, 2000
Louise A. Nelson--d. Sept. 23, 2000
Lucille B. Nelson--d. Sept. 30, 2000
June P. Ness--d. Sept. 6, 2000
Isabelle Nettles--d. Sept. 28, 2000
Francis M. Newman--d. Sept. 5, 2000
Kwong S. Ng--d. Sept. 10, 2000
Fay F. Ng--d. Sept. 15, 2000
Robert Y. Nikami--d. Sept. 12, 2000
Elvira M. Stark Noble--b. August 20, 1914, d. Sept. 10, 2000: A powerful symbol of the ultimately futile desire to conquer death, Elvira's life took her from the wilds of Yugoslavia to the sweet sunsets of Whidbey Island with the grace of a migrating fish. Her robust joi de vivre predictably led to her co-ownership of the much-loved sweet shop near Roosevelt High School. Her persistence as a pure form will be missed.
Khousalath Noinala--d. Sept. 27, 2000
Thomas T. Noritake--d. Sept. 25, 2000
Alice B. Nugent--d. Sept. 24, 2000
Edwin T. O'Neill--d. Sept. 21, 2000
Samuel F. Olsen--d. Sept. 12, 2000
Douglas K. Palmer--d. Sept. 25, 2000
Henry B. Paloy--d. Sept. 11, 2000
Abe F. Parker--d. Sept. 23, 2000
Max F. Parks--d. Sept. 1, 2000
Clarence B. Parsons--d. Sept. 3, 2000
Theodore S. Pattison III--d. Sept. 1, 2000
Robert S. Pauza--d. Sept. 17, 2000
Dixie L. Pease--d. Sept. 25, 2000
Ann R. Pedersen--d. Sept. 1, 2000
Lydia M. Peel--d. Sept. 12, 2000
Joan P. Pence-Williams--d. Sept. 13, 2000
Theo B. Perier--d. Sept. 22, 2000
Lenora B. Peters--d. Sept. 8, 2000
Ruth A. Peterson--d. Sept. 8, 2000
Rose M. Peterson--d. Sept. 19, 2000
Helen Dorothy Peterson--b. 1913, d. Sept 28, 2000: Helen was struck down by a heart attack.
Mu V. Pham--d. Sept. 14, 2000
William Evans Pielow--b. 1914, d. Sept 9, 2000: William was involved in the heating-oil business and liked cars and motorbikes.
Ann L. Pirtle--d. Sept. 21, 2000
Charles C. Pisarcik--d. Sept. 12, 2000
Clarence J. Polasik--d. Sept. 9, 2000
Dorothy J. Polglase--d. Sept. 5, 2000
Corden R. Powelson--d. Sept. 19, 2000
Danato "Dan" Pretare--d. Sept 27, 2000
Hermann Pundt--b. 1927, d. Sept 17, 2000: A devoted architecture and art history teacher, Hermann was recognized internationally as a preeminent scholar of 19th-century Prussian architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel. He retired in 1996 and lived modestly in a tiny apartment in the University District until his death.
Bonifacio P. Puno--d. Sept. 22, 2000
Josephine F. Quackenbush--d. Sept. 6, 2000
Philip N. Rafferty--d. Sept. 21, 2000
William Rehmke--d. Sept. 15, 2000
Gary K. Revell--d. Sept. 16, 2000
Jack Rice--d. Sept. 14, 2000
Wallace Rice--d. Sept. 15, 2000
Edward P. Richardson--d. Sept. 21, 2000
Donald Riepe--d. Sept. 21, 2000
Maxine A. Riggle--d. Sept. 13, 2000
Bruce W. Roberts--d. Sept. 25, 2000
Jasmine H. Romano--d. Sept. 10, 2000
Joseph "Joe" Romano--b. 1934, d. Sept. 30, 2000: Joseph died in an automobile accident.
Albert G. Ross--d. Sept. 9, 2000
Alsce Ross Jr.--d. Sept. 9, 2000
Alice C. Ruusak--d. Sept. 16, 2000
Moeifaga M. Sailiai--d. Sept. 17, 2000
Archie A. Sample--d. Sept. 15, 2000
Stephen S. Sargent--d. Sept. 7, 2000
John B. Satterfield--d. Sept. 29, 2000
Vernon L. Satterlee--d. Sept. 23, 2000
Mary M. Saunders--d. Sept. 24, 2000
Otto Schoetzow--d. Sept. 7, 2000
James R. Scwhendeman--d. Sept. 26, 2000
Robert D. Scott--d. Sept. 2, 2000
Myra P. Scott--d. Sept. 14, 2000
Horace C. Sears--d. Sept. 18, 2000
Brenda H. Selfridge--d. Sept. 17, 2000
Martha Shapiro--d. Sept. 8, 2000
Jeanne L. Sherwin-Satran--d. Sept. 15, 2000
Esther Gordon Sidell--b. 1914, d. Sept 20, 2000: Esther, who was a big Sonics fan and even appeared in a Sonics commercial, spent her last years addled by Alzheimer's.
Rui X. Situ--d. Sept. 25, 2000
Helen S. Sivula--d. Sept. 2, 2000
Dewey H. Skelton--d. Sept. 25, 2000
Hugh James Madison Adams Slaughter-- d. Sept. 4, 2000
James H. Smith--d. Sept. 1, 2000
Cynthia L. Smith--d. Sept. 9, 2000
Maria M. Smith--d. Sept. 9, 2000
Meriel J. Smith--d. Sept. 12, 2000
Elizabeth S. Smith--d. Sept. 24, 2000
Timothy S. Smith--d. Sept. 26, 2000
Tyrone Smith--b. 1940, d. Sept. 30, 2000: Tyrone was born in Tallahassee, Florida and spent 35 years of his fairly short life working for the biggest airplane manufacturer in the world.
Roy W. Solomon--d. Sept. 22, 2000
Oscar J. Sorlie--d. Sept. 18, 2000
Charles W. Southern--d. Sept. 22, 2000
Donald F. Spencer--d. Sept. 5, 2000
Lawrence D. Spencer--d. Sept. 6, 2000
Barry S. Spencer--d. Sept. 26, 2000
James L. Stockdale--d. Sept. 22, 2000
Richard V. Stockwell--d. Sept. 29, 2000
Dalon M. Stone--d. Sept. 1, 2000
Woodrow Storelee--d. Sept. 4, 2000
Helen C. Storm--d. Sept. 9, 2000
Betty L. Swanson--d. Sept. 2, 2000
Donald E. Swanson--b. 1931, d. Sept. 20, 2000: Donald left this world with his family at his bedside. His favorite holiday destination was Hawaii.
Dorothy V. Swanson--d. Sept. 27, 2000
Alice M. Swapp--d. Sept. 13, 2000
Helen E. Szyperski--d. Sept. 28, 2000
Tatsumi Tada--d. Sept. 26, 2000
Victoria Tashijan--b. Jan. 14, 1914, d. Sept. 2, 2000: Victoria put great faith in God. She has now returned to Him.
Gladys M. Tate--d. Sept. 22, 2000
Richard Benjamin "R. B." Taylor--b. 1923, d. Sept. 12, 2000: Richard avoided the cold grip of death once, during the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. He savored that victory for 49 years--until last month, when his luck finally ran out.
George Tenge--b. 1922, d. Sept. 18, 2000: George, who lived in Jefferson Terrace Apartments and suffered from organic brain disease and several strokes, was found dead on his apartment flamesoor by a relative who was checking up on him.
Eva V. Teslow--d. Sept. 9, 2000
Dorothy M. Thierkoff--d. Sept. 17, 2000
Theresa Thoman--d. Sept. 3, 2000
Celestine H. Thomas--d. Sept. 26, 2000
Edward Thompson--d. Sept. 20, 2000
William A. Thompson Jr.--d. Sept. 9, 2000
Melvin R. Thompson Jr.--d. Sept. 10, 2000
Elma K. Thomsen--d. Sept. 11, 2000
Alice G. Tibbs--d. Sept. 18, 2000
Terrance Toda--b.1920, d. Sept. 22, 2000: A leader in the International District, Terrance was responsible for, among other things, buying numerous vacant or run-down I.D. buildings and renovating them as apartments or as businesses. He died of congestive heart failure.
John R. Travis--d. Sept. 9, 2000
Cind Marie Treser--b. 1947, d. Sept. 3, 2000: Cind died of a heart attack.
Kevin M. Troise--d. Sept. 4, 2000
Jacob Trotsky--d. Sept. 28, 2000
Elizabeth A. Tucker--d. Sept. 27, 2000
Elizabeth A. "Lizzie" Tucker--b 1953, d. Sept. 28, 2000: Elizabeth was killed by Pick's disease, which is a condition characterized by a progressive deterioration of the brain, with atrophy of the cerebral cortex, especially the frontal lobes. It is evidenced in loss of memory and emotional instability.
Grace M. Turner--d. Sept. 11, 2000
Noe Ubina--b. 1971, d. Sept. 15, 2000: A transient with no known home address, Noe was murdered at 7:30 p.m. near Victor Steinbrueck Park downtown. Moments prior to his death, he had fought a woman over a leather bag, prosecutors say. He punched one woman in the face, but then was fatally stabbed by a different woman.
Dorothy S. Umino--d. Sept. 13, 2000
Tatsuko J. Urano--d. Sept. 22, 2000
Donald A. Velasquez--d. Sept. 30, 2000
Dorothy Voelker--d. Sept. 24, 2000
Vuth Vonn--d. Sept. 19, 2000
Carol Marie Crosetti Voris--b. 1943, d. Sept. 4, 2000: Carol was an avid armchair mountaineer and never failed to demonstrate the compassion she felt toward others.
Daniel S. Waite Sr.--d. Sept. 9, 2000
Delbert E. Wallace--d. Sept. 19, 2000
Ruth A. Waller--d. Sept. 27, 2000
Mary L. Walton--d. Sept. 22, 2000
Ruth Wang--d. Sept. 17, 2000
John J. Ward--d. Sept. 9, 2000
Carl M. Washburn--d. Sept. 15, 2000
Janie R. Washington--d. Sept. 9, 2000
Shirley Wear--b. 1939, d. Sept. 16, 2000: Shirley died peacefully at home, with her family at her side.
Willie H. Weatherford--d. Sept. 28, 2000
Larry F. Werder--d. Sept. 8, 2000
Lisle A. Westad--d. Sept. 26. 2000
Lloyd "Lefty" Westman--d. Sept 5, 2000.
Emily S. Weston--d. Sept. 1, 2000
Evelyne B. Weston--d. Sept. 15, 2000
Ruth O. Whitham--d. Sept. 22, 2000
Ivan P. Widen--d. Sept. 22, 2000
Cathy M. Williams--d. Sept. 1, 2000
Jerry J. Williams--d. Sept. 11, 2000
Ruth H. Williams--d. Sept. 25, 2000
Betty J. Williamson--d. Sept. 14, 2000
Dorathy V. Wilson--d. Sept. 15, 2000
Albert Wilson Jr.--d. Sept. 25, 2000
Chad T. Witt--d. Sept. 27, 2000
Helen C. Wohlers--d. Sept. 19, 2000
Zuk H. Woo--d. Sept. 11, 2000
June S. Wood--d. Sept. 9, 2000
Donald Woodland--b. 1934, d. Sept. 16, 2000: Donald was a former prison inmate who had no formal education beyond the third grade, but who taught himself home restoration, geography, the law, and quantum mechanics. When he died at 64 of myelofibrosis, his family did not have a graveyard reception for him; they held a "life celebration."
David H. Wright--d. Sept. 12, 2000
Alula K. Yifter--d. Sept. 23, 2000
Chester L. Yocom--d. Sept. 15, 2000
Jimmie G. Zapata--d. Sept. 25, 2000
Signe J. Zellweger--d. Sept. 3, 2000
Jerome Zirinsky--d. Sept. 18, 2000
Vernon H. Zuehl--d. Sept. 21, 2000
*Details included where available. Sources include Seattle Police Department reports, the county health department, and obituaries from The Seattle Times and the Seattle Post- Intelligencer.