Obituaries

Hershell Webster

Hershell F. Webster, 84, died Dec. 26, 2003, after a long illness.He was born Aug. 20, 1919, in Laura, Okla. He was a career soldier… Continue reading

  • Dec 26, 2003

Juanita Ditmars

Juanita Marjory Ditmars, 76, of South Whidbey, died on Dec. 26, 2003.She was born Oct. 28, 1927, in Kansas City, Mo. to Rudy and Alta… Continue reading

  • Dec 26, 2003

Sarah Mayer

Sarah Diane Mayer, 23, a former South Whidbey resident, died Dec. 26, 2003, in British Columbia, Canada.According to her family, she lived graciously and purely,… Continue reading

  • Dec 26, 2003

Dorothy Brightbill

Dorothy Lambert Henderson Brightbill, 95, died peacefully Dec. 25, 2003, at Careage of Whidbey.She was born Jan. 4, 1908, in New York City to Arthur… Continue reading

  • Dec 25, 2003

Elizabeth Griffin

Elizabeth Jane “Betty” Griffin, 77, died Dec. 25, 2003.She was born May 29, 1926, in Spokane, the youngest of seven children born to Lebanese immigrants… Continue reading

  • Dec 25, 2003

George Grady

George Lewis “Lou” Grady, 66, died Dec. 25, 2003, after a lengthy illness.Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at South Whidbey Assembly of… Continue reading

  • Dec 25, 2003

Marjorie Hagglund

Marjorie Gertrude Hagglund, 92, died Dec. 24, 2003, at Careage of Whidbey after a short illness.She was born July 25, 1911, to Lemuel and Gertrude… Continue reading

  • Dec 24, 2003

Virginia Dahlman

Virginia “Gin” Scott Dahlman, 85, died peacefully Dec. 24, 2003, at Oak Harbor Adult Family Home.She was born April 26, 1918, in East Cleveland, Ohio,… Continue reading

  • Dec 24, 2003

Margaret Mykut

Margaret Clark Mykut died Dec. 20, 2003, at her home in Clinton on Old Clinton Beach, also known as Brighton Beach.She was raised in the… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2003

Lucine Senescu

Lucine P. Senescu, 91, died Dec. 19, 2003.She was born May 25, 1912, in Fairfield to Frank and Tina Kootz. After graduating from high school,… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2003

Marjorie Goldschmidt

Marjorie Kidney Cline Goldschmidt, 80, died Dec. 17, 2003, at Enso House, Freeland, after a courageous battle with cancer.Funeral services will be at 3 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2003

Pamela Zwolinski

Pamela Jean Zwolinski, 28, died Dec. 17, 2003, of cancer.She was born Jan. 18, 1975, in Renton to Patricia Amelia and Eugene Alben Zwolinski. She… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2003

Stanley Bennett

Stanley Munro “Fireball” Bennett, 86, died Dec. 16, 2003.He was born May 26, 1917, in Denton, Mont. He grew up in Grants Pass, Ore., where… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2003

Jack Behrendt

Jack Behrendt, 70, died Dec. 14, 2003.He was born Feb. 1, 1933, in Everett to Fredrick and Alice Behrendt. He was a Korean War veteran… Continue reading

  • Dec 14, 2003

Raymond Gabelein

Raymond Arthur Gabelein, 78, died Dec. 14, 2003, on Whidbey Island.He was born April 24, 1925, on the family’s Bayview farm on South Whidbey. He… Continue reading

  • Dec 14, 2003

Jones Harrison

Harrison B. Jones, 60, died Dec. 13, 2003, at his home on Whidbey Island after a prolonged fight with cancer.He was born July 14, 1943,… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2003

Gordon Rowe

Gordon Hans “Gordy” Rowe, 84, died Dec. 11, 2003, of pneumonia.He was born Feb. 18, 1919, in Seattle to Hans and Esther Rowe. He was… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2003

Marian Honeychurch

Marian J. Honeychurch, 77, died Dec. 11, 2003.She was born in 1926 in Seattle to Signe and Stanley Bjorndahl. She graduated in 1945 from Langley… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2003

Dwayne Hunter

Dwayne Milton Hunter, 73, died at his home in Freeland on Dec. 10, 2003. He was born Feb. 10, 1930, in Devils Lake, N.D., to… Continue reading

  • Dec 10, 2003

Marilyn Visser

Marilyn Naomi Visser, 66, a former resident of Whidbey Island, died Dec. 9, 2003 in Roosevelt, Minn.She was born April 25, 1937, in Willmar, Minn.,… Continue reading

  • Dec 9, 2003