Obituaries

Susan L. Moreno: July 18, 1951 – Jan. 14, 2020

Susan Lorraine Moreno, 68, of Everett, Wash., passed away quietly at home with loved ones at her side on Jan. 14, 2020 after a long-term… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2020

John W. ‘Bill’ McDonald: April 24, 1947 – Jan. 5, 2020

John William (Bill) McDonald passed suddenly on Jan. 5, 2020. He was born to John and Aileen McDonald on April 24, 1947 in Tacoma, Wash.… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2020

Arlene (Olive Irene Auvil) Chambers: July 27, 1923 – Dec. 28, 2019

Arlene (Olive Irene Auvil) Chambers, age 96, passed into the presence of Jesus on the morning of Dec. 28, 2019. Born July 27, 1923, at… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2020

Margaret A. Turner: Died Jan. 8, 2020

Margaret A. Turner, of Freeland, Wash., passed on Jan. 8, 2020, at the age of 75. She spent most of her life on Whidbey Island,… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2020

Robert ‘Bob’ Groher: Died Jan. 10, 2020

Bob Groher, 63, of Langley, Wash., passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Jan. 10, 2020. A memorial service for Bob will… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2020

Katherine ‘Kay’ Rockey Thomas: Oct. 8, 1926 – Dec. 29, 2019

Born in Seattle, Wash., in 1926 to Italian immigrants, Rosa and Tony Rockey, Kathy ‘Kay’ Thomas died Dec. 29, 2019. She is survived by daughter… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2020

Delcy Schram Morrison: April 15, 1935 – Dec. 31, 2019

Delcy Schram Morrison passed away on Dec. 31, 2019. Born on April 15, 1935, to Gertrude H. and Harry S. Schram in Chicago, Ill., she… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2020

Martin K. Payne: May 24, 1935 – Nov. 21, 2019

Martin Kershaw Payne died peacefully on Nov. 21 in Stuttgart, Germany, where he was living with his daughter and her family. His children, Michael and… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2020

Susan Delight Aley: Dec. 10, 1947 – Jan. 1, 2020

Susan Delight Aley passed away peacefully on Jan. 1, 2020, surrounded by her immediate family. She was born on Dec. 10, 1947, in Yakima, Wash.,… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2020

Ryan Smith (Hutchinson): Nov. 14, 1983 – Dec. 15, 2019

We lost our son, brother, uncle and friend. Ryan loved his family and friends with all his heart. He loved fishing and crabbing and being… Continue reading

  • Dec 31, 2019

Robert Edmund Ward II: Feb. 22, 1952 – Dec. 1, 2019

Robert (Bob) Edmund Ward II died Dec. 1, 2019 at home in Clinton, Wash. after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Bob was born… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2019

Ken Urstad: Died Dec. 9, 2019

Ken Urstad passed away peacefully at his home in Greenbank on Dec. 9, 2019, after suffering strokes four months ago, and again on Thanksgiving. Ken… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2019

Mildred Marietta Hendricson: Nov. 16, 1919 – Dec. 4, 2019

Mildred Marietta Hendricson (Dennis), died peacefully on Dec. 4, 2019 at her home on Whidbey Island, Wash., with family holding her close. Mildred lived, by… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2019

Margaret D’Avanzo: Sept. 17, 1927 – Dec. 16, 2019

Margaret D’Avanzo, age 92, passed away peacefully on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 at home. She was born on Sept. 17, 1927 to Daniel and Rose… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2019

Frances Lorraine Abel: Aug. 27, 1940 – Nov. 29, 2019

Frances Lorraine Abel, born Aug. 27, 1940, died in her sleep after her favorite holiday and meal, Thanksgiving 2019. She was in the home she… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2019

Betty Louise Christensen Eakin: November 1926 – Nov. 4, 2019

Betty Lou (Christensen) Eakin was small in stature but a giant in the lives of her family. She passed away peacefully on Nov. 4, surrounded… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2019

RaeAnn Ruth Yinger: Nov. 29, 1967 – Nov. 26, 2019

RaeAnn Ruth Yinger, a resident of Anaheim, Calif., and frequent visitor to Whidbey Island, Wash., died suddenly and unexpectedly on Nov. 26, 2019. A celebration… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2019

Yvonne Schaelchlin Palka: March 13, 1938 – Nov. 30, 2019

Yvonne Schaelchlin Palka died on Nov. 30, 2019, in Minneapolis, Minn., at the age of 81. At the time of her passing she was surrounded… Continue reading

Laurie Ann Newell: Jan. 31, 1959 – Nov. 10, 2019

Laurie Ann Newell passed away on Nov. 10, 2019. She was born on Jan. 31, 1959 in Everett, Wash., the youngest daughter of Howard and… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2019

Christopher Paul Locke: June 25, 1977 – Dec. 6, 2019

Christopher Paul Locke, age 42, passed away at his Langley, Wash., home on Dec. 6, 2019. Chris was born in Alexandria, La., on June 25,… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2019