Erik Ekenes passed away on March 5, 2011. He was born on October 10, 1961, in Vancouver, B.C., and then moved to Woodinville with his family. Erik was active in the Sons of Norway, serving as president of the Bothell lodge. Erik is survived by children, Kari and Kristoffer Frisch-Ekenes, and by siblings Aase Sjurso, Johanne Hauge, April Featherston, Martin Ekenes and Rolf Ekenes. A memorial service was held March 13 at the Bothell Sons of Norway Lodge.