From The Seattle Times, August 9, 2003 Complete obit. No photo with obit.
RAGNA LILLIE NESS, age 92, passed away August 7, 2003 in Seattle, Wa. Preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, PEDER MAGNUS NESS and her brother, CARL NESS and his wife, MARIE. Ragna was the daughter of early Petersburg, Alaska pioneers, ERICK and AGNES NESS. She moved with her husband and daughter to Ballard, Seattle WA in 1937 where she maintained her home throughout the remainder of her lifetime. Beloved mother of EILEEN (WILLIAM) LUND of Seattle; sister of LEO (RUTH) NESS of Petersbury, Alaska; grandmother of LAURIE (ERNIE) LUND-GONZALES of Mukilteo, PETER and KEN LUND, both of Los Angeles, CA and JENNIFER LUND of Seattle; great-grandmother of MARISSA and AMANDA GONZALES; also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Longtime member of Calvary Lutheran Church, Ballard; Sunnmorslaget, Terje Viken Lodge #31, Sons of Norway and Halibut Wives Association. A private family graveside service was held at Washelli Pacific Lutheran Cemetery prior to her Memorial Service to be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 11th at Calvary Lutheran Church, 7002 -23rd N.W., Seattle. Memorials suggested to Calvary Lutheran Church Memorial Fund. Wiggen & Sons Funeral Home
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