Obituaries

Robert “Bob” Elf

Robert "Bob" Elf, 73, formerly of Whidbey Island, died March 13, 2003.He was born April 11, 1929, in Clinton, to Oscar and Severina Elf. He… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2003

Frank Daniel Deffries

Frank Daniel Deffries, 78, of Freeland, died March 11, 2003, at his residence.He was born Sept. 18, 1924, in Everett to James and Nora Deffries.… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2003

Marilynn Jane “Janie” Dustin

Marilynn Jane "Janie" Dustin, 63, of Clinton, died March 11, 2003, at her residence.She was born Nov. 29, 1939, in Muskegon, Mich.She enjoyed many outdoor… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2003

Nelle Sturkey Willis

Nelle Willis, 84, passed away March 9, 2003. Nelle Letitia Sturkey was born June 6, 1918, in Knoxville, Tenn., to Charles and Rosa Sturkey. She… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2003

Stephen Richard Hull

Stephen Richard Hull, 60, of Langley, died March 8, 2003.He was born Sept. 6, 1942, in Ogden, Utah, to William and Dixie Hull. At age… Continue reading

  • Mar 8, 2003

Sylvia E. Johnson

Sylvia E. (Bliven) Johnson, 87, died March 8, 2003, from complications arising from a stroke.She was born Feb. 26, 1916, near Stella, Wash., outside of… Continue reading

  • Mar 8, 2003

Linda Diane Crabtree

Linda Diane Crabtree, 51, Clinton, died March 6, 2003, at her home in Clinton.She was born Dec. 5, 1951, in Kirkland to John and Evelyn… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2003

Joan Adele Brown

Joan Adele Brown, 78, a devoted wife and mother, went to her Lord on March 3, 2003.She was born May 11, 1924. She graduated from… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2003

Richard Heggem

Richard Heggem, 74, died March 3, 2003, of lung complications.He was born July 1, 1928, in Ballard. He was raised in Ballard, where he met… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2003

Patricia Lorena Mickelson Kauffman

Patricia Lorena Mickelson Kauffman, 77, Greenbank, died March 1, 2003, at Providence Hospital in Everett of natural causes.She was born May 13, 1925, in Portland,… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2003

William A. “Bill” Trumbull

William A. "Bill" Trumbull, 65, a longtime resident of Whidbey Island, died at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham, following a brief illness.Mr. Trumbull was born… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2003

Albert Nelson Plush

Albert Nelson Plush, 75, died Feb. 27, 2003, at Careage of Coupeville.He was born Jan. 31, 1928, and was a Langley resident for the past… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2003

Donna Dealey

Donna Dealey, 59, of Freeland, died Feb. 26, 2003, at Whidbey General Hospital.She was born Dec. 4, 1943, in Dallas, Texas, to Kenneth Donald and… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2003

Edeath Curry Linderman

Edeath Curry Linderman, 91, died Feb. 23, 2003, in Olympia.She was born July 16, 1911, in Hoquiam to Albert W. and Elizabeth Gillespie Curry.She married… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2003

Katherine Grace Dickerson

Kathrine Grace DickersonKathrine Grace Dickerson, 5, of Clinton, died Feb. 22, 2003 at Children's Hospital in Seattle.She was born June 25, 1997, in Seattle, daughter… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2003

Madeline Hilton Permenter

Madeline Hilton Permenter died Feb. 19, 2003, at Exeter House in Seattle.She was born Feb. 20, 1924, in Langley at the maternity home on Edgecliff… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2003

George M. Sandstrom

George M. Sandstrom, 89, Greenbank, died Feb. 18, 2003, at Whidbey General Hospital after a lengthy illness.He was born in Seattle and was raised in… Continue reading

  • Feb 18, 2003

Helen Martin Bass

Helen Martin Bass, 58, died Feb. 16, 2003, at Whidbey General Hospital.She was born Jan. 20, 1945, in Seattle to Jo Van Martin and Helen… Continue reading

  • Feb 16, 2003

Betty Helene Carlson

Betty Helene Carlson of Freeland passed away Feb. 11, 2003, at Foss Home in Seattle.She leaves her loving husband of 48 years, Edward; three sons,… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2003

Emily Barbara Vogel Pope

Emily Barbara Vogel Pope, 84, died Feb. 10, 2003, at Whidbey General Hospital.She was born May 1, 1918, in Columbus, Ohio, to Joshua Holmes and… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2003