John (Jack) P. Erlandson|
1934 ~ 2014
Jack, 79, of Shoreline, WA died on June 4th, 2014 of pulmonary edema.
He was a UW graduate and worked for many years with the US Corps of Engineers as Chief of the Survey Branch, also as a Cartographer.
Jack loved many sports and enjoyed skiing, sailing and golf. He was an avid follower of Women's Basketball, with the UW Huskies and with the former Seattle Reign; he was also a founding member of the Seattle Storm and loved their two national championship wins.
Jack is survived by Claudine, his wife of 55 years, his son, Marc John Erlandson (wife Gail), his daughter Anne Lydia Erlandson (husband Allan and 11 year-old grandson Aidan), his brother Tom Erlandson (wife Judy), his sister Joan Kellum, by many nieces and nephews and many wonderful friends. Jack also loved the numerous Cats and Dogs' companions rescued over the years.
Donations in Jack's honor may be made to Group Health Foundation or to your favorite Animal Organization. To sign the online guest book please visit www.funerals.coop.
Jack will be deeply missed. Happy Father's Day Papa
Published in The Seattle Times on June 15, 2014