Obituaries

Don Jaenicke

Donald A. Jaenicke died March 2 at the age of 81. Don was born in Clayton, Mo., and graduated from Branson High School. He moved… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2011

Shirley Lorenz

Shirley B. Lorenz (born Aug. 1, 1938, died Feb. 21, 2011) grew up in Everett, WA, and moved to Federal Way in 1961. She retired… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2011

Bess Ruppert

Elizabeth “Bess” Louise Ruppert, of Kent, age 81, beloved wife, mother, Nana and friend, peacefully passed away at her home on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011,… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2011

Donald Diemert

Donald Gordon Diemert, 62, of Packwood, WA, died Feb. 19, 2011. He is survived by his two daughters Debra and Bonnie, and his sister Charlotte… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2011

Gilson Neill

Gilson Neill died Jan. 31, 2011, at the age of 76. He was born in 1934 to Mary and Frank Neill of Spokane Valley. Gilson… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2011

William Rutledge

William M. Rutledge, a native son of Richmond Beach and longtime Federal Way resident, passed away peacefully at his home on Jan. 30, 2011. He… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2011

Wilbur Lee Gant

Wilbur “Lee” Gant was born March 24, 1961, in Jackson, TN. He worked at Milgard Windows and Doors in Fife, WA, for eight years.On Oct.… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2011

Kenneth McLeod

Kenneth Lewis McLeod, born April 6, 1939, in Helena, Montana, son of Juanita and Earl McLeod and older brother to Eugene, passed away Oct. 12,… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2010

Bernice Russell-Schuh

Bernice Russell-Schuh of Burien passed away October 8th at the age of 91. She was born March 2nd, 1919 in Fairfi eld, WA to Otto… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2010

Lorraine DeVoll

Lorraine DeVoll, age 84, passed away quietly Sunday evening, September 26, 2010, at the local hospital. Her husband Francis and son Michael (59) had spent… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2010

Jesse Short

Please come and join Jesse Short’s family in celebrating his life September 18th. This ceremony will be hosted by his loving wife Heather, two adorable… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2010

Larry Conrad McCarthy

Larry Conrad McCarthy, 73, of Federal Way, Wash., passed away on Sept. 1, 2010. Larry was born on Dec. 28, 1936, in Bellingham, Wash. Mr.… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2010

Sharla Rae Florence Zahnow

Sharla Rae Florence Zahnow: Jan. 27, 1964 - Aug. 28, 2010.Born in Burien, WA, to Roger and Susan Florence, Sharla Rae Florence, age 46, passed… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2010

Lora Stedman

Longtime Federal Way resident Lora Louise Noyes Stedman passed away Aug. 25, 2010, at her Belmor Mobile Home Park home, surrounded by family members. She… Continue reading

  • Aug 25, 2010

Narita J. Saromines

Narita J. Saromines, 83, a 23-year resident of Federal Way, died on Aug. 22, 2010, in Federal Way, WA. Narita and husband Colin moved to… Continue reading

  • Aug 22, 2010

William Jackson

William “Bill” Jackson, 86, formerly of Federal Way passed away on July 16, 2010. Bill was born in Tacoma, WA on November 23, 1923. He… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2010

Leland Pease

Former Federal Way resident Leland Levi Pease died on Saturday, June 12, 2010, in Spokane, Washington. Leland Pease was born in Vandalia, Mo., on Feb.… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2010

Walter Schrader

Walter Schrader, a longtime behind-the-scenes volunteer in local politics, died May 31 at age 61. Sources say Schrader suffered a heart attack and died at… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2010