From the Seattle Times:
Joe E. FLANAGAN Joe left us on Sept. 4, 2009. He was a retired beer truck driver, avid bowler and horse race fan. He is survived by wife Arlene; sons Eddie (Delsie), Kevin & Tim (Heidi) Flanagan; daughters Linda (John) Burrell, Jolene Warden and was predeceased by Kyle Kochel. He also left sisters Emma (Carl) Soderberg, Helen Thomas and brother Ray (Lois) Flanagan, many grand and great-grandchildren. Come celebrate Joe’s life with us on Sun. Sept. 20 at the Mt. Baker Comm. Club, 2811 Mt. Rainier Drive S., Seattle, WA 98144 at 1:00 p.m. We’ll share memories, stories and food.