Retired Seattle Police Officers Association
 

Last Ring

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

Hans Marx #2612, retired Seattle police detective, passed away on Monday, August 1st at the age of seventy-nine. Hans was hired on September 19, 1966 and retired after twenty-seven years of service on January 2, 1993. As per Hans wishes, there will be no services.

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Gordie Barnett #2561, retired Seattle Police Detective, passed away early July 21, 2020 at 79 years of age.  Gordie was hired on March 16, 1966, and retired for service on March 31, 1993 after 27 years of service. We will announce any service plans at a later date.

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Greg Seth #3369, Retired Detective passed away Monday, July 18, 2022, at 75 years of age.  Greg was hired on April 10, 1970, and retired after 25 years of service of May 10, 1995.

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Marnie Oslin #2822, Retired Sergeant, passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at 87 years of age. Marnie was hired on December 11, 1967, and retired on June 16, 1990 after 22 years of service.  Any service announcement will be printed should one be scheduled.

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Mike Nelson #3365, Retired Sergeant Detective, passed away on Monday, July 4, 2022, at 75 years of age. Mike was hired on April 10, 1970 and retired for service after 35 years on March 21, 2005.  A service may be planned in the distant future, it will be announced should one be scheduled.

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Jim Tagart #2207, Retired Seattle Police Sergeant and Chief of Police Mt. Vernon Police Department, passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 83 years of age. Memorial information will be announced at a later date.

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Frances “Frank” Jones, #1885, Retired Seattle Police Captain, passed away this morning, May 18, 2022 at 88 years of age.  Frank was hired on January 2, 1959 and retired after 24 years of service on December 30, 1983.  A service is planned for for 1:30 PM on Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 at Evergreen Washelli 11110 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA in the Chapel.

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Jerry Wabschall #3074, Retired Patrol Sergeant, passed away May 18, 2022 at 75 years of age. Jerry was hired on December 1, 1970 and retired on August 4, 1996 after 26 years of service.  A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, May 29th, 2022 at 10:30AM at Aletheia Church, 330 N Somers Rd, Kalispell, MT 59901. A reception will follow at the church

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Duane Lewis #3305, retired Seattle Police Detective, passed away May 17, 2022 at 75 years of age. Duane was hired on January 2, 1970 and retired after 25 years of service on January 11, 1995.  Any service information will be announced at a later date.

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Stan Schumacher #2672, Retired Seattle Police Lieutenant passed away on May 14, 2022 at 81 years of age. Stan was hired on February 7, 1967 and retired for disability on 9/30/1990.  Per Stan’s wishes, no services will be held.  .

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Dave Sorenson #3441, retired Seattle Police Detective, passed away on Monday, April 25, 2022 at 79 years of age.  Dave was hired on July 17, 1970 and retired on February 21, 1981. Any service information will be announced at a later date. .

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Marc Olson #4256, retired Seattle police lieutenant, passed away on Tuesday, April19th at the age of 64.  Marc was hired on the department in August 1979, attending academy class #115, and retired after thirty-six years of service in January 2015.  Services are pending.

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Doug Dills #3326, Retired Seattle Police Captain, passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 79 years of age. Doug was hired on January 6, 1970 and retired on January 16, 1998 after 28 years of service.

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David Buff #3481, Retired Seattle Police Patrol Officer, passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at 84 years of age. Dave was hired on September 25, 1970 and retired for service on September 26, 1993 after 23 years working in the  South Precinct his entire career. Per David’s wishes, there will not be a service. 

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Rand Hannon #2719, retired Seattle Police Patrol Officer passed away on Friday, March 25, 2022 at 77 years of age. Rand was hired on June 27, 1967 and retired for Disability on November 21, 1997. We will notify you in the future of any celebration of life.

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Jim Cvar #2686, Retired Seattle Police Patrol Officer, passed away on Sunday, March 13, 2022, he had just turned 75 years of age.  Jim was hired on April 10, 1967 and retired on November 10, 1993. There will be no services per Jim’s wishes.  In Lieu of flowers, any donations can be sent to SPD Honor Guard, C/O Sgt. James Kim, Training Unit, PO BOX 34986, Seattle, WA 98124-3986

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Nat Crawford #1931, Retired Seattle Police Detective, passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 87 years old. Nat was hired by the Seattle Fire Department in approximately January 1959, he was with them for three months prior to transferring to SPD on March 27, 1959 and retired on January 10, 1984. A service announcement will come at a future date.

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Jerry Bickford #3693, retired Seattle police detective sergeant, passed away on Monday, February 21st at 74 years of age.  Jerry was hired on October 23, 1972 and retired for disability on February 2, 1995.  Any services will be announced at a later date.

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Robert Moffett #2098, retired Seattle police officer, passed away on Saturday, February 19th at 88 years of age.  Bob had previous service with the Seattle Fire Department, hired on October 1, 1956 prior to transferring to the police department on December 28, 1960.  Bob retired after twenty-nine years of City service on July 11, 1985.  Any service information will be published at a later date.

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Joel Hayes #2247, Retired Seattle Police Officer passed away on Saturday February 5, 2022 at 84 years of age, just shy of his 85th birthdate.  Joel was hired on March 21, 1962 and retired on September 14, 1979 after 17 years of service. The family advises there will be no services.

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Donna Brazel #1618, retired Seattle police detective, passed away on Saturday, January 29th at 94 years of age.  Donna was hired on March 1, 1955 and retired after twenty-five years of service on March 29, 1980.  There will be no services.

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Steve Stokke, #3209, Retired Seattle Police Patrol Officer, passed away on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 74 years of age. Steve was hired on July 22, 1969 and retired on July 24, 1998 after 29 years of service. His wife Becky, advises per Steve’s wishes, there will be no service.

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Dennis Delorm #3207, Retired Seattle Police Patrol Sergeant, passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 80 years of age. Dennis was hired on July 22, 1969 and retired on disability on November 19, 1990 after 21 years of service. His wife of 56 years Paula advises there will not be a service.

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