Bruce C. Anderson: August 4, 1947 – June 16, 2019

Anderson

Anderson

Long time South Whidbey resident Bruce Anderson passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Homeplace in Oak Harbor. Bruce was born in Seattle, Wash. on Aug. 4, 1947, but moved to Clinton, Wash., in 1975 with his wife, Judi, and sons, Shane and Jesse.

Bruce was known on the island for his many occupational skills that included firefighter, transmission mechanic, commercial fisherman, construction estimator, personal home builder and his overall self-sufficient lifestyle.

Bruce also served in the Washington National Guard in his early years.

Bruce was preceded in death by his parents and older brother, Doug.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Judi; sister, Marlene, of Seattle, Wash.; son, Jesse, of Enumclaw, Wash.; son, Shane (Kim), of Everett, Wash.; and his four grandchildren, Austin and Katelyn Anderson, and Gabrielle and Gunnar Benzschawel.

Special thanks to the staff of Maple Ridge in Freeland and Homeplace for the care provided to Bruce over the last eight years; also to the staff of Whidbey Health Hospice for their compassionate care during his final days.

A celebration of life service for family and friends will be held later this summer.

Family and friends are encouraged to share memories and condolences at www.whidbeymemolrial.com

More in Obituaries

Tina Terri Burrier: 1958 – May 16, 2020

On Saturday, May 16, 2020, Tina Terri Burrier, 62, passed away at… Continue reading

Joyce Elaine Beeksma: Died May 20, 2020

Joyce Elaine Beeksma, longtime Oak Harbor, Wash. resident, passed away peacefully at… Continue reading

Robert D’Esting Cray: December 1936 – May 2020

Robert D’Esting Cray was born in 1936 in Milwaukee, Wisc., but he… Continue reading

Faith L. Hansen: Feb. 16, 1922 – May 13, 2020

Faith Hansen, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother passed… Continue reading

Don Louis King: July 73, 1926 – April 27, 2020

For a Loving Grandfather Don Louis King, of Oak Harbor, Wash., passed… Continue reading

Dick Barker: May 15, 1934 – April 29, 2020

Richard (Dick) Charles Barker, died peacefully on April 29, 2020 at his… Continue reading

Katherine ‘Kay’ Zuanich: 1930-2020

Katherine (Kay) Zuan- ich, of Everett, Wash. (formerly of Oak Harbor, Wash.),… Continue reading

Helen Mae Beckman (Conway): Oct. 26, 1918 – April 13, 2020

Helen Mae Beckman (Conway) was born Oct. 26, 1918 and passed away… Continue reading

Darren Charles Henley: Dec. 19, 1989 – April 19, 2020

Darren Charles Henley, beloved fiancé, cherished son, devoted brother, loving uncle, dearly… Continue reading

Most Read