Obituaries

Nathalia ‘Tally’ Mackie: June 26, 1922 – Jan. 18, 2017

Nathalia “Tally” Mackie passed away peacefully Jan. 18 in Renton at 94. Tally grew up in Seattle, raising her family in Everett and Mukilteo. She… Continue reading

  • Feb 25, 2017

Ronald Beattie: May 9, 1928 – Feb. 19, 2017

Ronald Beattie, 88, of Langley, passed away on Feb. 19 of natural causes. Ron was born in Bromborough, England on May 9, 1928. After attending… Continue reading

  • Feb 25, 2017

Theodora ‘Theo’ Wells

Feminist, critical thinker, writer, charming, engaging woman Theodora “Theo” Wells died on Feb. 12 at age 90. She was a “cutting edge” person: one of… Continue reading

  • Feb 25, 2017

Joyce Marie Koch: Jan. 29, 1924 – Feb. 13, 2017

Joyce passed away peacefully at the age of 93 on Feb. 13. She was the third of four children born to the late Raymond and… Continue reading

  • Feb 18, 2017

Alexander Sandvik Hoelting: June 12, 1985 – Jan. 23, 2017

Alexander Sandvik Hoelting died on Jan. 23, 2017, two weeks after suffering a cardiac arrest during a running workout in Seattle. He was 31 years… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2017

Victoria Coffie Fletcher: April 2, 1957 – Jan. 21, 2017

Victoria passed away on Jan. 21 in Coupeville. Victoria was born on April 2, 1957 to Henry and Jean Fletcher. She was the oldest of… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2017

Joseph Nelson Henderson: Aug. 10, 1935 – Jan. 11, 2017

Joseph Nelson Henderson Joseph Nelson Henderson died at the age 81 on Jan. 11, living on his beloved Whidbey Island, in the state of Washington.… Continue reading

  • Feb 4, 2017

Christine Diane Elliot: April 17, 1951 – Jan. 2, 2017

Christine Diane Elliot passed away on Jan. 2. She was born in Salem, Ore., on April 17, 1951. The oldest of five children of Ken… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2017

Jean Schmidt: Dec. 16, 1929 – Jan. 17, 2017

Jean Schmidt Jean Schmidt lived a full life during her 87 years on earth. She was born in Seattle to Peter and Lucy DelMissier and… Continue reading

  • Jan 25, 2017

Mary Alice Kois: June 13, 1942 – Nov. 4, 2016

Mary Alice Kois Mary Alice Kois, age 74, of Bush Point, died in her home on Nov. 4. At the time of her death, Mary… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2017

Elizabeth Dickens: July 1924 – Jan. 3, 2017

Elizabeth “Liz” Dresser Dickens died peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, Jan. 3. Liz was born in Los Angeles in July 1924. Liz fell in… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2017

Winifred Mary ‘Winnie’ McLeod: Nov. 6, 1918 – Dec. 27, 2016

Winifred Mary “Winnie” McLeod died peacefully at Maple Ridge in Freeland on Tuesday, Dec. 27. Winnie was born Nov. 6, 1918 in Lake Forest Park,… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2017

Marva Russell: April 20, 1933 – Dec. 23, 2016

Marva Russell, born on April 20, 1933, died peacefully on Dec. 23. She is survived by her beloved husband, Bill, of 60 years; her loving… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2017

Myrtle Hildegarde Thorsen: June 30, 1920 – Dec. 29, 2016

Myrtle Hildegarde (Johnson) Thorsen, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother, passed away Dec. 29 at the age of 96, surrounded by her loving family.… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2017

Carol Margaret Buck: Jan. 22, 1948 – Dec. 30, 2016

Carol Margaret Buck, 68, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Dec. 30. Carol was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., on Jan.… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2017

Athelea May ReifsnyderJune 12, 1921 – Dec. 5, 2016

Athelea May Reifsnyder, of Langley, peacefully passed from this life to the next on Monday, Dec. 5 while in her 95th year. Athelea was born… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2016

Joy Olene Filibeck: Dec. 15, 1932 – Nov. 21, 2016

Joy Olene Filibeck of Clinton was born Dec. 15, 1932 and raised in Snohomish, Wash. She passed away Nov. 21, seven years to the day… Continue reading

  • Dec 24, 2016

Sherryl Goldfinger July 13, 1949 – Dec. 18, 2016

Sherryl Goldfinger passed away at her home early in the morning, Dec. 18, with her family surrounding her and holding her hands. When asked earlier… Continue reading

  • Dec 22, 2016

Walter Henry Foote Jr. Nov. 7, 1942 – Nov. 15, 2016

Walter Henry Foote Jr. passed away, Nov. 15 , after his battle with cancer. Wally was born to Walter and Naomi Foote on Nov. 7,… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2016

Byron Birdsall

Byron Birdsall was born in Buckeye, Ariz on Dec. 18, 1937 and was raised in Herman, Calif, a suburb of Los Angeles. Byron graduated from… Continue reading

  • Dec 14, 2016