Obituaries

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

Phillip I. Bakke: 1970 – 2019

Phillip I. Bakke, 49, died Nov. 26, 2019 on South Whidbey Island, Wash., where he’d lived for over 30 years. His passing, from natural causes,… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2019

Suzi Lynne Pengilly: Oct. 5, 1957 – Nov. 19, 2019

Suzi Pengilly, 62, of Greenbank, Whidbey Island, Wash., died on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, in her home. She was with her loving husband, Craig Holmquist,… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2019

Suzi Lynne Pengilly: Oct. 5, 1957 – Nov. 19, 2019

Suzi Pengilly, 62, of Greenbank, Whidbey Island, Wash., died on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, in her home. She was with her loving husband, Craig Holmquist,… Continue reading

  • Dec 3, 2019

Maurice ‘Maury’ John Hood: Jan. 20, 1935 – Nov. 17, 2019

Maurice (Maury) John Hood died Nov. 17, 2019 at his home on Whidbey Island, WA His death was from complications related to pulmonary arterial hypertension.… Continue reading

  • Dec 2, 2019

Clarice Mabel Young: Dec. 15, 1928 – Nov. 13, 2019

Clarice Mabel (Auvil) Young was born on the family farm in Clinton, Wash., on Dec. 15, 1928. The third child of Virgil and Mabel Auvil… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2019

Stewart Lloyd Widdowson III: March 1, 1947 – Nov. 9, 2019

Stewart Lloyd Widdowson III (Chip to all who knew and loved him) passed away on Saturday, Nov. 9, after a long illness. Shedding one final… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2019

Marlene (Wobser) LaGasse: Jan. 12, 1933 – Nov. 13, 2019

Marlene (Wobser) LaGasse, 86, happy resident of Freeland, Wash., passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, Nov. 13. She was born in 1933 to Marie… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2019

Larry Kiichli: Died Oct. 8, 2019

Larry died Oct. 8, 2019 from complications of congestive heart failure. He was preceded in death by parents, Clarence and Florence, and brother, Ed. He… Continue reading

  • Nov 19, 2019