Northwest NEWS

June 19, 2000

Local News


Erin Elizabeth Metcalf

   Erin Metcalf, 17, of Woodinville, died June 16.

   She is survived by her parents, Jerry and Michele; sisters, Maria and Megan; grandmothers, Elizabeth Mondulick and Barbara Keister; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

   Erin was a junior at Woodinville High School. She played in the WHS band and on several local fastpitch softball and basketball teams. Skiing with her family was also a favorite activity for Erin. She was a young woman of courage, kindness, wit, strength, and poise who was an inspiration and taught all who knew her to live and love.

   Visitation and vigil will be held on Tuesday, June 20, at 7 p.m. with a funeral mass on Wednesday, June 21, at 11 a.m. at St. Jude, 10526 166th Ave. NE in Redmond.

   Memorials may be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation, Children's Hospital, Lifecenter Northwest Donor Network, or the American Cancer Society.

Ed. Note: Readers may remember a Letter to the Editor written by Erin in the April 1999 Woodinville Weekly in which she was thankful for her transplant and urged people to become organ donors.

Carmen Ann Tilley

Carmen Ann Tilley

   Services were held June 17 for Carmen Ann Tilley who became ill in January and passed away June 13 at the age of 62. Interment was at Sunset Hills.

   A natural caregiver, Carmen ran a daycare out of her home for nearly 20 years. Her impact on countless children was great. They often kept in touch by traditionally visiting her on Halloween or sending photos in the mail.

   She is survived by her four children: Gilbert Tilley, Jr., Catherine Wilson, Eileen Nordeen, and Joseph Tilley; her sister Rosie, and her brothers, Tom and George.

   In lieu of flowers, the family has requested all donations be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Jean Nordlinder

Jean Nordlinder

   Memorial services were held June 16 for Jean Nordlinder, who died June 11 at Evergreen Hospital in Kirkland.

   Born May 26, 1929 in Terre Bonne, Minnesota, she graduated from Red Lake Falls High School in Minnesota in 1947. She married Cliff Nordlinder on Oct. 24, 1929. The couple divorced five years ago.

   A 30-year resident of the Woodinville/Bothell area, Mrs. Nordlinder was a longtime member of St. Brendan's Catholic Church in Bothell, and for the past seven years, has been an employee at the Woodinville McDonald's.

   Mrs. Nordlinder enjoyed traveling and was a special mom, grandma and friend.

   She is survived by daughter, Linnea Nordlinder of Duvall; son, Brent Nordlinder (Carla) of Woodinville; grandsons, Leif and Kyle Nordlinder, Woodinville; sisters, Marietta Sauve of Vancouver, Washington; and Virginia St. Yves of Red Lake Falls, Minnesota.

   Memorials may be made to Evergreen Hospice or to cancer research.

Danny George Williams

Danny George Williams

   Danny George Williams was born to Perry and Mary Williams on January 21, 1946 at Doctor's Hospital in Seattle. He died at Virginia Mason Hospital on May 28.

   Dan spent his early years in the Genessee area of Seattle where he grew to love the hydro races. In 1955, the Williams family moved to Bellingham, where he achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in 1963. Dan graduated from Bellingham High School in 1964.

   After high school, Dan briefly attended Skagit Valley Community College and then joined the Navy in 1966. He spent four years in the Navy and achieved the rank of Sonar Technician Third Class.

   After leaving the Navy, Dan worked at a number of jobs, including longshoreman, restaurant manager, real estate sales, musician, videographer, and consultant. Also, during this time he earned a B.A. in videography from Western Washington University.

   In 1991, he married Dorothy Shadwick and they moved to Duvall in 1992. Dan enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, woodworking, and being licked by his dogs, Sparky, Pennie, and Latte. He was the current two-time defending blue ribbon brittle maker at the Western Washington State Fair.

   Preceded in death by his father, F. Perry Williams, and his mother, Mary W. Williams, Dan is survived by his wife, Dorothy; his brother, Bill; four nieces and four nephews.