Seth Joseph Hemker

Seth Joseph Hemker

Eighteen-month old Seth passed away the morning of Dec. 18, 2013.

Seth was born on July 12, 2012 to parents Marc and Jennie Hemker of Friday Harbor. He was a fighter and the bravest little boy in the world. We were privileged to know him. Seth, you were loved so much by so many people. We miss you and will always love you. You will live in our hearts forever.

Seth is survived by his parents Marc and Jennie Hemker of Friday Harbor, Grandparents Rick and Shawn Petro of Orcas Island and Trish Gollen of Port Townsend; great-grandparents Marie Sewell of Port Townsend and Fred Simpson of Kingsville, Mo.; aunts Diane Bruneau, Kelly Petro, Thea Kilmer and many more great aunts, uncles and cousins.

There will be a private memorial on Jan. 18, 2014 in Friday Harbor. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in honor of Seth to Seattle Children’s Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 5371, Seattle. Wash. 98145. Cards may be sent to Marc and Jennie Hemker, c/o Shawn Petro, P.O. Box 1598, Eastsound, Wash., 98245

Thank you everyone for all your thoughts and prayers.