Retired Seattle Police Officers Association
 

Last Ring

Take a moment to remember our friends and associates who have passed.

Gordy Grosvenor #1138 retired Seattle Police Lieutenant and the Department’s first helicopter pilot passed away suddenly on December 31, 2016. Gordy was 90 upon passing. There will not be a public memorial.

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Dale Schenck #2137, retired Seattle Police Sergeant/Range Master passed away early this morning, December 15, 2016 after long multiyear health struggle.  He was 82 years of age. Memorial information will be posted as soon as it becomes available.

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Maryann Parker #5085, retired Seattle Police Sergeant passed away on Saturday, December 3, 2016. She was 64 years of age upon passing.

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Gary Lynse #2846, Retired Seattle Police Officer,  passed away  Monday evening, 10/17/2016. He was 68 years of age upon passing.

Ed Marion #2059 retired Seattle Police Detective passed away Thursday, October 6, 2016. He was 88 years of age upon passing. There will be no memorial at his request.

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Peter Huff, #2964, retired Seattle Police Sergeant passed away October 1, 2016. He was 70 years old.

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Al Fridell  #1744, retired Seattle Police Director passed away Tuesday morning, 9/5/2016.  Al was 89 years of age upon passing.  He was two weeks short of his 90th birthday.

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Bob Baumgartner #3263, retired Seattle Police Detective, passed away at home on Saturday, July 9, 2016 after fighting a long term illness. He was 78 years of age.

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George Pearson # 1728,  retired Seattle Police Patrolman passed away Sunday, June 26, 2016 at the age of 88 years.

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Larry Farrar # 2360, retired Seattle Police Captain passed away unexpectedly Monday evening, April 25, 2016. He was 72 years of age upon passing. A memorial service will be planned for a future date.

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Ray T. Johnson #2569 retired Seattle Police Detective passed away unexpectedly on 4/25/16 at home. Ray was the first officer saved by wearing a bullet proof vest. He was  73 years of age upon passing.

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Geoff Getchman #3322, retired Seattle Police Lieutenant and Helicopter Pilot, passed away  Saturday, April 2,2016 . Geoff was 69 years of age upon passing.  Click on the more link for memorial service information.

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Chuck Seely  #1398, retired Seattle Police Patrolman passed away at home on Saturday, March 19, 2016. He was 89 years of age upon passing.  No word yet regarding a memorial service.

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Ed Van Leeuwen #2921, retired Seattle Police Officer passed away on Saturday, March 5, 2015. He was 77 years of age upon passing.  The memorial will be at noon Thursday, March 10, 2016, at Salem Stake Center, 470 East Salem Canal Road, Salem, Utah.

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Jim Parker #1843, retired Seattle Police Sergeant, passed away on his birthday, Sunday, February 21, 2016. He was 83 years of age upon passing. Per Jim’s request there will not be a memorial service.

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Gerald Martin #1655, passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2016 . He was 87 years of age upon passing. The memorial service will be in April on a date yet to be determined..

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Elton George #1848, retired Seattle Police Captain passed away Tuesday morning, February 9, 2016. He was 86 years of age upon passing. Per Elton’s wish there will not be any services.

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Harold (Big Andy) Anderson #1515. retired Seattle Police Sergeant passed away on Sunday, February 7, 2016.  He was 88 years of age upon passing. There will only be a small private memorial.

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Dave  G. Murry #752 retired Seattle Police Range Officer passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. Dave was 92 years of age upon passing.

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Vern Thomas #1205 retired Seattle Police Assistant Chief of Police and later King County Sheriff passed away on Saturday, January, 30, 2016. Vern was 88 years of upon passing.

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Chuck Tripp # 863, retired Seattle Police Beatman passed away Sunday, January 24, 2016 . He was 91 years of age upon passing. According to Chuck’s wish there will not be a memorial service.

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Angeline Molinaro #487, retired Seattle Police Chief’s Executive Secretary for almost 31 years. She passed away on January 4, 2016 at the age of 101

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SPD Retired Officers' Banquet In Memoriam Video
In memory of members passed in last year.

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