Petty Officer 1st Class Chester Seaton was the fourth of six children, all born in Omaha to Ernest and Alice Seaton. The family moved to Tacoma, Washington in the mid-1920s. His father died young of a heart attack, and Chester quit school in 10th grade to work as a landscaper until he was old enough to join the Navy, in 1940. Seaton, 20, served aboard the Oklahoma with his brother-in-law , Petty Officer Lorentz Hultgren, 23. Both were killed in the Pearl Harbor attack. Both were identified in early 2018. Seaton was buried in Tacoma last August.