Obituaries

Leslie Roberts

South Whidbey resident and artist Leslie Roberts died July 3, 2002. She was born Dec. 7, 1930, to Leslie and Mildred Davis. For over 37… Continue reading

  • Jul 3, 2002

Myrtle Christine Lundquist Kirby

Myrtle Kirby died at her home on Whidbey Island Tuesday, July 2, 2002. She passed away peacefully in the loving presence of her three sons… Continue reading

  • Jul 2, 2002

Manita Nery

Manita Nery died June 28, 2002, in a hiking accident in Glacier National Park, Mont.Ms. Nery was born in the Philippines, and at the age… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2002

James Todd Weber

James Todd Weber, 35, died June 26, 2002, in Chicago following a two-year battle with leukemia.He grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, and received a bachelor's… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2002

James A. Reeves

James Allen Reeves, 65, of Greenbank, a retired Episcopal priest, died June 23, 2002, at his home of natural causes.A memorial service was held June… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2002

Donald Stark

Donald Essley Stark, 87, of Kirkland and South Whidbey Island, died June 22, 2002, in Bodo, Norway, while on a cruise with his long-time close… Continue reading

  • Jun 22, 2002

Ralph E. White

Ralph E. White of Freeland died June 9 at Swedish Medical Center due to complications from a stroke he suffered three days earlier. Mr. White… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2002

Arnold N. Hindenes

Arnold "Arnie" N. Hindenes passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home June 7, 2002. He was born June 24, 1932, in Norway.A Merchant… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2002

Travis Pelfrey

Travis Pelfrey, 81, of Freeland, died on June 6, 2002, four years to the day after the death of his wife.According to his family, "Mother… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2002

Neil Mahoney

Neil Richard Mahoney, 49, of Edmonds, went to be with the Lord on June 3, 2002, as the result of a traffic accident. He was… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2002

Joanne Backstrom

Joanne Backstrom, 71, died June 2, 2002, in Coupeville after a lengthy illness.She was born May 4, 1931, to Raymond and Edna (O'Connor) Farrell. She… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2002

Ruthann Grimm

Ruthann Grimm, 70, died May 29, 2002 in Coupeville.She was born April 17, 1932, in Seattle to Joseph and Ruth L. Driscoll.She was the beloved… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2002

Mary M. O’Connor

Mary M. O'Connor died peacefully in her sleep May 26, 2002, in Oak Harbor. She was born in Los Angeles May 6, 1940, to Henry… Continue reading

  • May 26, 2002

Dennis Samuelson

Dennis Owen Samuelson, 81, died May 18, 2002, in Everett.He was born 23, 1921, in Mahtomedi, Minn., to Paul Samuelson and Ruth Johnson.Denny moved from… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2002

Herman Alexander Duysings

Herman Alexander Duysings, 78, died suddenly at his home in Greenbank May 18, 2002. He was born Jan. 29, 1924, in Solo, Indonesia, to Hubertus… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2002

Fred Gage

Navy Cmdr. Fred Harrison Gage Jr., retired, born in Pensacola, Fla., and most recently from Clinton, a loving husband and father, died quietly Thursday morning,… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2002

Lucy E. Carlson

Lucy E. Carlson, 84, died May 16, 2002, at Whidbey General Hospital following a sudden illness.She was born July 23, 1917, in Minneapolis to Mertella… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2002

Donald J. Hitchcock

After a short battle with cancer, Donald J. Hitchcock died peacefully May 13, 2002, joining his loving wife of 50 years, Muriel. Mr. Hitchcock was… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2002

Ida Marie Denamur

Ida Marie Denamur died May 7, 2002, in Coupeville. She was born in South Dakota on Oct. 5, 1917, to William Louis and Hazel Bell… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2002

Carl Curtis Miller

Carl Curtis "Corky" Miller of Lagoon Point died May 4, 2002, at Whidbey General Hospital with his family around him.He was born June 28, 1928,… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2002