James Bress

James Bress died Dec. 19, 2015, at his home in West Seattle.

He was born Sept. 5, 1938, in Enumclaw. He graduated from Enumclaw High School in 1957 and worked for the Department of Transportation for 30 years. His hobbies included bonsai, orchids, roses and gardening. He liked NASCAR and the Seattle Sounders. He also enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s sporting events and getting together with classmates at class reunions.

He is survived by his wife Eleanor; daughter Pam (Jim) Rogers; son Brian (Lori) Bress; sister Linda; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by sister Delores and brother Stanley.

There will be no services. Donations are suggested to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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