West Seattle High School Alumni

Seattle, Washington (WA)

Military Alumni

Military High School Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your West Seattle High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Wildcats lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

In Memory Of

Burdette Joan Wilson Cabrera Soto
Burdette Joan Wilson Cabrera Soto
Class of 1946
Passed Jan 15, 2015
Burdette passed away in her home in Mexico City after an long and extended illness.
Chuck Hayes
Chuck Hayes
Class of 1961
Passed Nov 28, 2011
Chuck and I had been married for 46 years when he finally agreed to take me to Arizona for the winter. After being here for 1month the Lord decided to take him. We had a glorious life together. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Clair C Fetterly
Clair C Fetterly
Class of 1938
Passed Sep 28, 1987
Loved football while at West Seattle HS. Assistant Boy Scout master in 1940s-1951. Also enjoyed hunting, hiking, mountain climbing and swimming. He was a Licensed ham radio operator. Clair worked as an electrical engineer with Seattle City Light until retirement. Married Henrietta Eastman in 1951 (deceased 1993) and they had 3 children.
Cora Ellen Sorenson Hill
Cora Ellen Sorenson Hill
Class of 1955
Passed Dec 02, 2014
Cora passed away in her home in Conneaut, Ohio after a long illness.
Donald Ray Fetterly
Donald Ray Fetterly
Class of 1966
Passed Oct 21, 2005
Donald Ray Fetterly (b. 27 MAR 1950 - d. 21 Oct 2005). He passed away while doing what he loved - deep sea diving for WW II wrecks off New Guinea. Donald graduated from the UW and specialized in lasers. He published several papers in the field. Donald became certified as a master diver and taught diving. He wrote several articles on WW II wrecks for the Pacific Wrecks web site. Donald was predeceased by his father William Fetterly (d. 1999). He is survived by brothers Roger and David, and his mother Dorothy.
Judith Thompson Campbell
Judith Thompson Campbell
Class of 1955
Passed Aug 07, 2008
(no additional information)
Lloyd C. Fetterly
Lloyd C. Fetterly
Class of 1936
Passed Mar 13, 1972
Passed away March 1972 at home in Oakland, CA. He obtained his PhD in organic chemistry from the UW, about 1951. Lloyd went to work as a researcher for Shell Oil. He invented an extraction process, received several patents and wrote extensively in chemical industry publications.

Lloyd married Florence Marcella Dahl (deceased 2009), and they had Lloyd Jr., Roy and Kevin. Lloyd and Marcella had two grandchildren.
Martin (marty) Morin
Martin (Marty) Morin
Class of 1970
Passed Sep 19, 2018
(no additional information)
Mike Hooper
Mike Hooper
Class of 1968
Passed Apr 28, 2011
(no additional information)
Noreene Vannotric
Noreene VanNotric
Class of 1952
Passed Aug 23, 1963
Noreene VanNotric passed away in an automobile accident on the old "First Avenue Bridge" on a rainy August night 1963 on her way
home from Boeing.
My name is Cheryle A Foote now. My name at birth was Cheryle Ann McCandless then my last name was changed to Hagen after I was adopted.

Both of my parents were alumni of West Seattle High School.
I am the child born to Noreen VanNotric and Bill McCandless in the class of 1952
I was born October 03 1953

Her life was cut way too short.
She will always be the remembered and loved.
Robert "bob" Fetterly
Robert "Bob" Fetterly
Class of 1937
Passed Jul 13, 2009
Passed away 2009 in Port Townsend, WA. Bob served in the military during WWII. He worked in the Boeing graphics department and was a director for exhibits at Pacific Science Center circa 1962. Bob helped design the NASA control room used in many space launches. He was a local artist whose works were exhibited in many galleries.

Bob married fellow West Seattle graduate Lucille Beals (deceased 1993). They had two sons: Dan and Scott. Bob married his second wife, Lynn Eden Story Wood, about 1995. Lynn and Bob retired to Port Townsend, where they were active in teaching art. Lynn passed in 2013.
Robert Holbrook
Robert Holbrook
Class of 1956
(Passed date unknown)
(no additional information)
William "bill" Fetterly
William "Bill" Fetterly
Class of 1939
Passed Mar 18, 1999
Served in military during WWII. Married Dorothy Jarrett, and they had Donald, Roger and David. Bill passed away in 1999 after battle with cancer. Worked as machinist for Rainier Brewery. Hobbies: diving, historic weapons. Published article on antique guns. Also deceased: Bill's son, Donald Fetterly, age 51, from heart problem while diving WWII wrecks in Papua, New Guinea. Donald was also a graduate of West Seattle High.
Class of 1962
Passed Jan 01, 2011
our class memorial list is on our page. stop by and say a word to those who have passed on. light a candle for a class of '62 who have passed away

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Class of '85

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