Remembering the recently deceased in the Archdiocese of Seattle
Rosalinda Salting Aspiras
Rosalinda Aspiras, a member of St. Paul Parish, died August 31. She was 97. Born in San Diego, she moved to Seattle from New Orleans 68 years ago. She was self-employed, running Rosalinda’s Beauty Salon. She was preceded in death by her husband, Maximo; a sister and a stepbrother. She is survived by her son, Steven; daughter, Maxine; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was interred at Calvary Cemetery.
La Mae Petrek Poxton
La Mae Poxton, a founding member of St. Paul Parish, died August 29. She was 98. Born in Kensal, North Dakota, she attended high school in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. She moved to Washington from Vancouver, British Columbia, 75 years ago. She was a homemaker and worked as a caterer until her retirement in 1995. At St. Paul’s, she was a member of the Father Joseph Vogel Circle. She enjoyed gardening, card games, casino trips, ladies’ luncheons and traveling in the U.S., Canada and Europe. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas; son John; two brothers and four sisters. She is survived by her son Tim; daughter, Kathy Dunham; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was interred at Calvary Cemetery.