Lilith Ione Stanwick

Lilith Ione Stanwick, 101, Oak Harbor, died Nov. 13, 2002, at Careage of Whidbey.

She was born Nov. 1, 1901, in Dawson, Neb., one of eight children of Andrew Jackson Bobbitt and Melissa Jane (Happ) Bobbitt. As a small child Ione moved to Orofino, Idaho, with her family. She attended Orofino schools, where she graduated from high school. She moved to Whidbey Island in 1989.

Mrs. Stanwick was a gifted seamstress, and was employed as a dressmaker. Her creations included many detailed clothing articles. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star. She loved gardening, cooking and sewing.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold G. Stanwick, in the 1950s; two sons, Willard D. McLean and Luther C. McLean; a grandson, Harold McLean; and seven siblings.

Mrs. Stanwick is survived by four grandchildren, Linda Robertson and husband Dale of Greenbank, Laurie Davis and husband Bill of Gresham, Ore., Donald McLean and wife Lorraine of Portland, Ore. and Connie McLean of Bend, Ore.; 15 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and many other relatives.

In keeping with her wishes, no services will be held. Private inurnment will take place in Orofino at a later date. Arrangements and cremation under direction of Burley Funeral Chapel, Oak Harbor.

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