Northwest NEWS

March 1, 1999

Local News


Helen V. Berry

   Helen Viola Berry was born in Eastonville, Colorado, on July 1, 1905. She passed away February 18 at home in Woodinville.

   Mrs. Berry grew up on a farm near Colorado Springs, Colorado, and after graduation from college, she taught school in a one-room school house before she married Sam (Boss) Berry. They were married seventy years before he passed away in April 1997.

   Helen and Sam came to Woodinville with their boys, Stan and Don, in 1935. She was active in the PTA and managed the cafeteria at Bothell High School. She also managed the cafeteria at Woodinville School in the 1940s. Later she became a licensed practical nurse and worked in Portland and at the University Hospital in Seattle.

   She left Woodinville for several years to be with her husband who was in construction work. They retired to Lummi Island and Ferndale before coming back to Woodinville in 1982 to live next door to their son, Stan, and his wife, Gladys.

   She also did various volunteer work. Helen loved to read, knit, and tend to her roses, until the last few years when she became blind from glaucoma and macular degeneration.

   Helen is survived by her sister, Marion Weston, Seattle; sons, Stan and wife Gladys, Don and wife Ellen, Woodinville; seven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

   Memorials may be sent to Evergreen Hospice or Children's Hospital.

William E. Booth

   William E. Booth, 76, died Feb. 23 in Seattle. Born Nov. 13, 1922 in Vader, Washington, he is survived by his wife of 32 years, Mary Booth of Woodinville; son, William E. (Terri) Booth, Jr., Seattle; two daughters, Deborah L. Valentine of Seattle and Melissa L. Shohan and her husband, Geoffrey, Redmond; granddaughter, Tayler Alexus Shohan; sister, Virginia L. Smith, Olympia and brother Delbert (Bud) Booth, Longview, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

   A self-employed accountant in greater Seattle area since 1936, Mr. Booth enjoyed fishing and was an avid sports fan. He adored his granddaughter.

   Funeral services were held Feb. 27 with burial at Greenwood Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Northwest Kidney Foundation.

Albert Fred Nevin

   Albert Fred Nevin of Woodinville died Feb. 2 after a long illness at Evergreen Community Hospice in Kirkland. He is survived by his beloved wife, Dorothy; a sister, Ida Mae Pryor of Pueblo, Colorado; four sons, three daughters, a stepson, four stepdaughters and 87 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

   Born in Wigwam, Colorado, March 12, 1922, he served as a military policeman in the Army Air Corps during World War II. His career as a telephone company heavy equipment operator spanned almost 43 years. He married Maxie Marie Keys on Aug. 1, 1942, and they raised their family in Renton.

   During this time he and his wife joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Subsequent to Maxie's death, he married Dorothy Bills on June 30, 1979 and moved to the Redmond-Woodinville area. Al described himself as a "millionaire in friends and family," and his life centered around them.

   Funeral services were held at the LDS Cottage Lake Chapel Feb. 27. Donations to the Evergreen Community Hospice Foundation in Kirkland would be appreciated.

Robert C. Ogilvie

   Memorial services will be held for Bob (Bud) Ogilvie March 6 at 1 p.m. at the Highland Covenant Church, 15022 NE Bel-Red Road in Bellevue. A long-time Eastside resident, Mr. Ogilvie, 79, died Feb. 23 in Bothell.

   He was born Oct. 21, 1919, in White Salmon, and the family settled in the Bridle Trails area of Kirkland in 1921. He graduated from Kirkland High School and joined the Navy, serving in the Pacific Theater in World War II on the USS Wasp.

   Mr. Ogilvie was actively involved in the creative pursuits of his four children. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, and rock hunting, earning local recognition for his skills.

   Surivivors include his daughters, Jean A. Nichols of Oregon and Janet K. Ogilvie of Seattle; sons, Michael W. and Robert C. Ogilvie of Seattle; special friend, Frances Lucille Jakoboni of Shoreline; two grandchildren, Chris and Steve (his wife Erica) Ogilvie-Nichols, both of McMinnville, Oregon; two brothers, George A. (Violet) Ogilvie of Kirkland and Michael R. (Gail) Ogilvie; two sisters, Ellen Mason of Colorado, Kay ("Dee" Clarence) Hall and Pat (Dave) Hallin, all of Longview.

   Remembrances may be made to the American Heart/Stroke Association, National Center, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231-4596.