Stephen P Dolan

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
Obit Stephen DolanStephen (Steve) Philip Dolan, 68, of Woodinville, WA, passed away on Thursday, March 22, 2018.  He was born May 24, 1949 in Spokane, WA, the son of the late Philip Edwin and Mary Louise (Hazen) Dolan.  Steve married the love of his life, Janet L. Brown, on August 5, 1972 in Spirit Lake, Idaho. He loved spending time with his family, building a lake cabin with his own hands, entertaining grandchildren, barbecuing and driving the boat for water skiers.  Steve is survived by his wife of 46 years and their 3 sons: Edward Stephen Dolan, his partner Heather and her son Wyett; Ryan Christopher Dolan and his wife Jill; and Paul Philip Dolan and his wife Andrea; three brothers, James, Timothy & Debbie, David and their sister, Anne; ten grandchildren, Katie, Sarah, Keegan, Caleb, Thomas, Addison, Lucas, Steven, Marissa and Ellie.  
Steve served 42 years at Boise Cascade, including 32 of those years as Branch Manager of the Building Materials Sales & Distribution Center in Maltby, WA.  He especially loved working with people.
Steve was always engaged in and encouraging positive works within the community.  He was a member and past president of the Rotary Club of Woodinville who served as club treasurer, membership chair, and auction chairperson. He led Rotary’s campaign to develop Woodinville’s Wilmot and Rotary Community Parks. He was Treasurer of the Scholarship Foundation of Northshore, a supporter of the Maltby Food Bank, Official Treasurer of the Township of Grace (AKA Dole-out-Dolan), past board member of the Lake Cavanaugh Improvement Association, and long-term board member of the Western Building Materials Association.  Steve was co-founder and active advisor for Dolan Academy & Learning Center in Woodinville.
A Celebration of Steve’s Life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Gold Creek Community Church, 4326 148th Street SE, Mill Creek, WA  98012.  Donations in Steve Dolan’s memory may be made to one of his two favorite non-profit charities: (Haiti orphanage, medical clinic, and/or school) or the Scholarship Foundation of Northshore,  To RSVP, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Danilo D’Amico Almeida

  • Written by Karin Hopper
Danilo 1Danilo D’Amico Almeida, age 43, died on March 9, after a long and brave struggle with brain cancer. He grew up in Bethesda, MD, and graduated from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) in 1998 with a BS and a MSc degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He started his professional life at MIT, moving to Woodinville, WA, in 2002, where he worked for Microsoft, Likewise, Isilon, and EMC.
Danilo always excelled in his studies and was a caring, goal-oriented, independent, and smart man. Gifted and compassionate, he helped many people in a variety of ways. In everything he did, he tried to make it as perfect as he could, and mastered every endeavor with dedication and passion. Danilo’s mystical and spiritual nature started at an early age and his faith guided and enlightened him all along his path.
Danilo is survived by his parents Plinio and Regina, his sister Sabrina and brother-in-law Paul, and his loving niece Zoe. He is also survived by his godchildren, Maja and Viktor of Woodinville, whom he dearly loved.
There will be a memorial mass at Saint Teresa of Calcutta Church, Woodinville, WA, on April 14, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., followed by a luncheon reception.
Memorial donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (

William Lang

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Obit Lang

The family of William Lang is having a memorial to honor his life on April 7th from 1pm to 4pm at Lake Wilderness Lodge, 22500 SE 248th St., Maple Valley WA 98038. Bill died on February 18th 2018 leaving behind two brothers Charles and George Lang, 4 nieces Corissa, Dana, Brittany, and Kelly and 6 nephews Scott, Michael, Marc, Aaron, Tim and Pete. Bill also left behind his sweet girlfriend Kim Hodges and many many good friends and co-workers in the  Woodinville area and the Northern suburbs of Chicago! Bill was a great guy with a warm heart who loved his Chicago sports team as well as his Lou Malnatti's pizza!  Contact info Charles Lang 425-647-8613 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Herman Kerber

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HermKarlaHerman Kerber, age 92, passed away on March 7, 2018 at Evergreen Hospital.
Herm was born in Richmond, California where he grew up and became a self-employed brick mason. Herm was an avid golfer winning numerous amateur tournaments.
Herm served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War 2 in the South Pacific. He outlived 3 wives.
After a debilitating stroke in 2012 his daughter Karla and her husband Ron brought him to Woodinville to live with them.  He grew to love Washington as his new home.  Although his activities were limited, he enjoyed working in the yard creating a garden filled with flowers for his daughter.  He also enjoyed weekend outings with family and friends.
Herm is survived by his son Mark, daughter Karla, granddaughter Kim, grandson Matt, great granddaughters Alexia and Everly, great grandson Colton and sisters Lillian, Barbara and Sharon as well as a long list of nieces and nephews.
Herm will be missed by everyone that knew him.

Lois A. Karr

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Lois A. Karr, a 30 year resident of Woodinville, passed away March 6, 2018, at the age of 94.

Born in 1923 in the small farming community of Revillo, South Dakota, she lived and taught in California until she retired. Lois moved to Washington to help care for her grandchildren, travel, and play Bridge.

Lois joined the Northwest Driftwood Artists and soon became a teacher of the unique art form. Many teachers and artists are among her students, and all of them she considered her friends.

She is survived by her five children, William, Michael, Dale, and Marie Karr, and Anne Adams, as well as her eight grandchildren, and six great grandchildren.

A Memorial will be held for her at the Northshore Senior Center April 7th at 1:30 p.m.