by Gudrun Ongman
Born November 6,
1946 in Juneau, Alaska
to George Harvey and Evelyn Jenkins
Graduated from Shoreline High School in Seattle, June 1965.
Majored in sociology
at the University of Washington.
for general contractors as a superintendent,
taking pride in new construction,
additions and remodels including
Seattle area hospitals, Sears stores,
and the caretaker's house at the
Gudrun Geibel on August 28, 1976.
three wonderful daughters: Mara Christine,
Melissa Marie and Carla Anne.
a master of photography and loved dancing.
helping friends in 2001 with the development
of VIPlanning® Software & Online
emergency planning. Started his dream
job as Director of Facility Operations
for Visual Imagry, Inc. in Redmond, WA,
February 2006 and continued working until
June 10, 2007.
dancer, photographer, musician, builder,
gentle man, comfortable in his own skin,
Jim enjoyed the everyday; an earnest
conversation, a well-placed joke, hugs
from his girls, bets with his dad.
savored nuances of light, turns
of phrase, the flavors of wine
and the subtleties of music.
loved the question, 'A bird may love
a fish, but where would they build
a home together?'
And found the answer
with Gudrun at their county home,
surrounded by love and trees.
he a larger ego, he would have found
lofty uses for his many talents.
His arms were plenty long enough
to reach the stars - yet - he reached
for family and friends instead, and
made them his stars.
And he lived
to see his girls reach for their
own, and bask in their light.
Ongman, lover, charmer, humorist,
husband, father, son.
Ongman - Director of Facility Operations | In
memory of Jim |
messages | Memories
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