Retired Seattle Police Officers Association
 

Last Ring

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

Tom Witkowski #2318,  retired Seattle Police Lieutenant passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at the age of 78 years.  Currently no information  regarding memorial services.

Larry Shaffer #3105, retired Seattle Police Officer passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2016. He was 77 year of age upon passing. Larry had requested no services.

Ray Gonstead #2172 retired Seattle Police Detective Sergeant passed away on October 15, 2017 . Ray was 80 years of  age upon passing. He requested there be no memorial service..

Retired Lt. Robert “Bob” Ammerman #1036,  passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at the age of 94.  Bob was hired on July 24, 1949 and retired for service on July 31, 1978.

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Howard Momta #2992 retired Seattle Police Sergeant passed away on September 27, 2017 at the age of 78. Memorial plans have not been announced.

Bob Burns #1497 retired Seattle Police Sergeant passed away on September 24, 2017 at the age of 87.  Memorial plans have not been announced.

Jodie Russell Averett #4393, vested Seattle Police Detective, unexpectedly passed away on September 4, 2017. She was 60 years of age upon passing.

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Noreen Skagen #1990, Retired Assistant Chief, passed away on Friday, August 25th, 2017 at 87 years of age.  She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Retired Assistant Chief Roy Skagen #2204 and her two son’s; Retired Deputy Chief Clark Kimerer #4704 and Scott Kimerer. Per Noreen’s wishes, no services will be held.

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Randall “Randy” Benson, #3434, retired Seattle Police Officer, passed away on Thursday, August 24, 2017, he was 69 years of age.  Services will be held on September 9, 2017 at 2:00PM at Cloverdale Funeral Home, 1200 N Cloverdale Rd, Boise, Idaho 83713. 

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Linda Timmen #5017, retired Seattle Police Admin. Spec. 1 passed away on August 3, 2017 at the age of 70.

Abbott Harris # 2733, retired Seattle Police Detective passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017 at the age of 72.

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Ernie Randall #1224, retired Seattle Police Detective Sergeant, passed away Monday, July 10, 2017. He was 89 years of age upon passing.

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Lawrence (Bud) Bodvin #1957, retired Seattle Police Patrol Harborman passed away on June 19, 2017 at the age of 95..

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Richard McLachlin #3398 retired Seattle Police Helicopter Pilot passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017. He was 72 years of age upon passing.

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Elmer Wittman #1145, retired Seattle Police Sergeant passed away suddenly Monday, June 5, 2017 at the age of 92.

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Doug Brown #4962 retired Seattle Police Officer passed away in the Philippines on May 27, 2017 at the age of 61, no information regarding services at this time.

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Larry Chittenden #3082 retired Seattle Police Officer passed away in Mission Viejo, California on May 24, 2017 at the age of 76.

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Richard “Rick” Craig #4558, Retired Detective passed away suddenly on May 23, 2017, he was 66 years of age at the time of his passing.  He is survived by his daughter Amy and his Cousin, Retired Detective Rich O’Donnell #4255.

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Larry Sutton #2586 retired Seattle Police Detective passed away on Friday, May 19, 2017 after a long illness. He was 79 years of age upon passing.

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Cecie Doucet #4273 retired Seattle Police Patrol Officer passed away this morning Wednesday, May 17, 2017 after a long struggle with illness. Her goal was to make her 70th birthday. She succeeded by five days. Her funeral service  was  Saturday, May 27, 2017.

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Roger Lutz #3249, retired Seattle Police Traffic Officer passed away suddenly yesterday, Sunday, May 14, 2017. He was 73 years of age upon passing.  A service will be held at Tahoma National Cemetery on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 2:00PM, located at 18600 SE 240th ST, Kent, WA 98042 and a Celebration of life will follow at 4:00PM at Vasa Park 3560 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway SE, Bellevue, WA 98008. All are invited to attend.

Ron Cordova #7620, active Seattle Police Detective passed away suddenly on April 30, 2017 at the age of 46.

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Gary  Kunkel #2900 retired Seattle Police Officer passed away on March 11, 2017. Gary was 72 years of age upon passing. There will be no memorial service.

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Dick Herdeck #1494, retired Seattle Police Detective passed away Thursday night, March 2, 2017. He was 87 years of age upon passing.

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Steve Rix #2645, retired Seattle Police Officer passed away Sunday, February 19, 2017. He was 72 years of age upon passing.

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Jim Williams #2304, retired Seattle Police Sergeant passed away on February 5, 2017. He was within two days of his 80th birthday.

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Mike Balser #3393, retired Seattle Police Detective Sergeant passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017. He was 71 years of age upon passing. There will not be a memorial service.

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Bill Bartlett #1763, retired Seattle Police Patrolman passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. He was 92 years of age upon passing. There will not be a memorial service

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Jack Rinker #1511, retired Seattle Police Detective passed away on January 22,2017. He was 88 years of age upon passing. There will not be a memorial per his request.

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Harvey Noot # 1533, retired Seattle Police Patrolman passed away on January 18, 2017 at the age of 88. A memorial service date will be determined at a future time.

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Tommy Knight #2821 retired Seattle Police Motorcycle Officer passed away Monday evening, January 2,  2017 at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California. He was 74 years of age upon passing.  A Memorial service will be held on Sunday, July 30th, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM at the Nile Shrine Center, 6601 244th St SW, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043.

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