Obituaries

Irma Fry

Irma T.A. Fry of Federal Way died Sept. 27.She was 81.She was born Jan. 29, 1922, in Kaiserslautern, Germany to Johannes and Auguste Gebhardt.Survivors include… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2003

Gary Rumpel

Longtime south King County resident Garry Rumpel died Sept. 22 at his home in Federal Way. He was 47.He was born Aug. 25, 1956 in… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2003

Christopher McCarthy

Christopher John McCarthy died Sept. 12 at his home in Federal Way. He was 29.He was born March 24, 1974 in Renton and graduated from… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2003

Walter King

Walter Peery King died Aug. 3, 2003, in Federal Way. He was 88.He was born Nov. 24, 1914, in Buhl, Idaho. He lived in the… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2003

Twylla Caudle

Twylla Caudle, Des Moines residentTwylla Magel LaViolette Caudle of Des Moines died July 30 in Seattle.She was 66.She was born Nov. 30, 1936, in Bismark,… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2003

Ruth May

Ruth L. May, 86, a former Federal Way resident, died July 28.She was born Sept. 29, 1916. She graduated in 1935 from West Seattle High… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2003

James Kidwell

James Glenn Kidwell died July 27 in Federal Way. He was 76.He was born Jan. 12, 1927, in Seattle and lived his entire life in… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2003

Hubert Firnhaber

Hubert Firnhaber, 72, church educatorHubert (Hub) Otto Firnhaber died July 19.He was 72.He was born May 1, 1931, and moved to the Federal Way area… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2003

AJ Ford

AJ Ford died July 16 at his home in Federal Way. He was 17.Ford was to be a senior this year at Thomas Jefferson High… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2003

Ruth Karren

Ruth McKnight Karren, 85, a former Federal Way resident, died July 14 in Woodland Hills, Utah.She was born July 27, 1917, in Lewiston, Utah. She… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2003

John Paris

John B. Paris, a longtime Federal Way resident, died on July 10. He was 69.He was a 1952 Federal Way High School graduate and resided… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2003

Clarence Miedema

Clarence A. Miedema, 74, died June 27 in Tacoma.He was born Aug. 22, 1928, in South Dakota.He retired in 1992 after 40 years with Bill… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2003

Iola Pfeifer

Iola Pfeifer died June 15 in Federal Way. She was 82.She was born Aug. 27, 1921 in Gordon, Neb. She married Clair Pfeifer on Feb.… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2003

James Sperline

James Calvin (Cal) Sperline, a longtime Federal Way resident, died June 9 at Alterra Clairebridge of Puyallup. He was 79.He was born Nov. 3, 1923… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2003

Helen Van Noy

Helen Ruth Van Noy, 83, died June 8 in Tacoma.She was born April 23, 1920 in Barronett, Wis., and was a Federal Way resident since… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2003

Donna Buechner

Donna Buechner died of cancer June 3 in Federal Way. She was 68.Born April 13, 1935, in Cleveland, Ohio, she raised her family in Seattle… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2003

Theresa Genova

Theresa Agnes Genova, 74, died June 2 in Tacoma.Survivors include daughters Marilyn Bowell and Patty Genova; a son, Michael Genova; a brother, Thomas Dowling; and… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2003

Edward Soule

Edward L. Soule, 73, died May 29 at his home in Federal Way.Survivors include his wife, Ramona; daughters Leslie Allmendinger and Peggy Odegard; a son,… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2003

Kathleen Geiger

Former Federal Way resident Kathleen Pearce Geiger of Greenville, S.C. died May 29.She lived in the Twin Lakes area of Federal Way from 1968 to… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2003

Bruce Haman

Bruce R. Haman of Federal Way died at home on May 27. He was 36.He was born on March 3, 1967 in Minot, N.D. The… Continue reading

  • May 27, 2003