Brian Feldman (June 1, 1938 - May 19, 2015)
Friday, June 12, 2015 2:43 PM
Brian was a long time resident of Magnolia. He was born in Glasgow, Montana, to Frieda and Zalman “Brick” Feldman, who have both preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife Cheryl A Beckman-Feldman; brother, Shelly Feldman, sister Lexy (Jim) Peressini; parents-in-law, Frank and Marge Beckman; and sister-in-law, Luana (Dan) Schweitzer. He is also survived by his children Stacey (Gus) Gullicksen, Kelly (Ken) Ball, Scott (Sophana) Connelly, Pandi (Troy) Bartley, Shannon (Aaron) Parsley, 12 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Feldman served as 2nd Class Petty Officer in the Navy aboard the USS Radford from 1956-1960. After his discharge from the Navy, he worked for the railroad in Montana then transferred to Seattle and worked for Burlington Northern Railroad. After quitting the railroad he became a self taught Carpenter, which turned out to be seasonal and not earning enough to support his family. While unemployed he took and passed the test to become a police officer.
Brian became a Seattle Police Officer as a patrolman in 1969. He moved into the motorcycle unit in 1978. He was accepted into the Seattle Police Motorcycle Drill Team in 1983, where he escorted the Blue Angels, Rock Stars and Presidents. He also performed motorcycle drills in several parades one being the annual Sea Fair Parade Brian retired from the Seattle Police Department in July 1994, after serving 25 years.
Brian was a very talented wood design maker, banjo/guitar player, avid golfer and enjoyed Blue Grass Music. He always had a smile on his face and loved to share jokes. Brian enjoyed spending time with friends and family putting together an impromptu BBQ He enjoyed seeing his grandson, Tod play basketball and football and he never missed a game. He was very much loved and will be greatly missed.
Brian’s Celebration of Life will be June 13, 2015, at the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center at 1:00, 5011 Bernie Whitebear Way, Seattle, WA 98199.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Law Enforcement Memorial Fund, Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center, and/or the U.S. Holocaust Museum.
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