George Warren Etsell|
Born April 5, 1923 in Seattle to George and Julia Etsell, George Etsell passed away January 29, 2013 after a brief illness. He is survived by his children, Gary Etsell of Seattle, Rick (Jackie) Etsell of Anacortes, Nancy (Tim) Wistrom of Seattle, and David (Terrie) Etsell of Arlington, Washington; his grandchildren, Karen (Eric) Lusis of San Diego, CA, Chad (Nicolette) Etsell of Seattle, and Samantha Etsell, Arlington.
George attended Ballard and Roosevelt High Schools in Seattle and the University of Washington, and had a long career in computer services. He was an avid outdoorsman and spent most of his later years in Alaska, participating in numerous marathons, triathlons, and mountain climbing into his eighties. He was a proud Navy veteran of WWII and Korea. Donations in George's name can be made to Sons of Norway or the American Legion.
Published in The Seattle Times on Feb. 3, 2013