Obituaries

Ann Posz Betty

Betty Ann PoszBetty had the unique ability to make a new friend wherever she went. Her laugh was one of her best tools as she… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2016

Gregory Allen Slader

Gregory Allen SladerGregory Allen Slader (Al), 75, passed away Monday, Sept. 26 at his residence.Al was a career pilot for United Airlines, and is most… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2016

Mariko Twomey

To our loss, and her peace, Mariko passed away comfortably in her sleep at home.Mariko found her calling early in life taking care of her… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2016

Brena “Rose” Rydeen

Brena “Rose” (Smiley-Gustafson) RydeenBrena “Rose” (Smiley-Gustafson) Rydeen passed away on September 14, 2016 due to cardiac arrest during heart surgery. She managed to keep her… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2016

John Tyler Van Patten

John Tyler Van PattenJan. 10, 1946 - Sept. 6, 2016We have lost our beloved father, brother, uncle and friend; but John’s unique and gentle spirit… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2016

Pansy Patricia Hall Hoelting

Pansy Patricia Hall HoeltingPansy Patricia Hall Hoelting was born July 4, 1921, in New Westminster, British Columbia. She died at home Aug. 30, 2016, in… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2016

William (Bill) Frederick

William (Bill) FrederickBill left this world at home in hospice care in a fashion similar to how he lived in it — gently and peaceably.Despite his… Continue reading

  • Aug 27, 2016

Hunziker Bill

Bill HunzikerR. William Hunziker, the oldest member of one of Whidbey Island’s oldest families, passed away on August 23 at age 94. Born in Everett,… Continue reading

  • Aug 23, 2016

Caleb (Kai) Marshall

Caleb (Kai) MarshallCaleb (Kai) Marshall passed away peacefully on 8/21/2016 with his daughter, Lois, by his side.Caleb was born in Boston Massachusetts on 10/5/1929 to… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2016

Karen Ann Brown

Karen Ann Brown, Ph.D.Karen Ann Brown died Aug. 21, 2016, of pancreatic cancer. She was born March 19, 1949, the oldest of five children of… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2016

Barbara Jean (Glass) Guernsey

Barbara Jean (Glass) GuernseyMarch 18, 1924 - Aug. 16, 2016At 92 years of age, with six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and 72 years of marriage to… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2016

Leah Green

Leah GreenLeah was born Lynda Helene Green in Chicaco, Ill., and was adopted into a blue-collar Jewish family.She never felt she fit in that family,… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2016

Robert William McVeigh

Robert William McVeighRobert William McVeigh, 78, of Lacey, Wash., passed away Aug. 13, 2016. He was born Nov. 30, 1937, in Hudson, Wisc., to Samuel… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2016

Sheila (Romer) Bartlett

Sheila (Romer) BartlettApril 5, 1929 – Aug. 10, 2016Sheila Bartlett, 87, born Friday, April 5, 1929, to Leslie and Mabel Fishwick in Sudbury, England, passed… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2016

Pamela Raye Vincent-Casey

Pamela Raye Vincent-CaseyPamela Raye Vincent-Casey, born Aug. 12, 1954, in Lawton, Okla., passed away peacefully at home in Lynnwood, Wash., on Aug. 6, 2016.She was… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2016

Bessie M. Leese

Bessie M. LeeseLongtime Whidbey Island resident Bessie Marie Leese, age 94, passed away in her home on Aug. 2 with her family by her side.Bessie… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2016

Lyle James Morehouse

A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 at St. Hubert Catholic Church in Langley.A Divine Mercy Chaplet will be held… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2016

Richard Drake

Richard DrakeRichard “Dick” Drake was born in American Falls, Idaho, July 21, 1919.His dad was a doctor and his mom taught school. He had seven… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2016

Marietta T. Nelson

Marietta T. NelsonMarietta T. Nelson, age 76, lifetime South Whidbey resident, went to join her husband Leonard July 24, 2016.He had preceded her in death… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2016

Nathan Hunt Palmer

Nathan Hunt PalmerMay 21, 1936 - July 21, 2016To those who knew and loved Pop, it is no surprise that he died with as much… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2016