Obituaries

Tabach, Don

Don Eugene Tabach: Died April 19, 2021

It is with deep sadness that Kim Tresslar and Gwen Hannon announce the death of our brother Don Eugene Tabach. Don died of a heart… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2021
Tabach, Don
Berg, Allan

Allan Palmer Berg: June 13, 1946 – Feb. 3, 2021

Allan Palmer Berg, 74, passed away early morning, Feb. 3, 2021, from pneumonia complicated by vascular dementia. His devoted caregiver, Helen, was by his side.… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2021
Berg, Allan
Snover, Lyla

Lyla Maxine Libbey Snover: Feb. 22, 1934 – May 3, 2021

Lyla, who was born to Joseph Libbey and Ethel Hancock Libbey on Feb. 22, 1934, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family, on May… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2021
Snover, Lyla

David Arthur McBroom: March 17, 1963 – May 8, 2021

On Saturday, May 8, 2021, David McBroom, loving son, brother, brother-in-law, cousin and uncle passed away to be with God in Heaven. He was with… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2021

Jose Taitano: Jan. 30, 1932 – May 6, 2021

To be missed is to be loved Mr. Jose Taitano, a Guam native and long- time resident of Skagit Valley, died in Mount Vernon, Wash.,… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2021
Urashan | <em>Photo by David Welton</em><em> </em>

Urashan, aka Margaret Jean Moritz (Pollock): May 17, 1927 – March 20, 2021

Urashan, a musician, teacher, composer, and self-described solitary contemplative, died peacefully at age 93 on March 20, 2021, at her home on Whidbey Island, Washington,… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2021
Urashan | <em>Photo by David Welton</em><em> </em>
Weaver, Anne

Anne Weaver: Jan. 2, 1945 – March 18, 2021

Caring, Fun, Wonderful, Loyal, One-of-a-Kind, Steadfast, Special, Sweet, Loved, Great Lady, Terrific, Strong, Kind, Simple Beauty, Thoughtful, Class. These are the words used by friends… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2021
Weaver, Anne
Taylor, Gherry

Gherry J. Taylor: Dec. 1, 1938 – April 26, 2021

Gherry J. Taylor is survived by wife Donna L. Taylor and son Channing (Chip) Taylor and his wife LiXix and their daughter Charyce Taylor Hatler… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2021
Taylor, Gherry
Panattoni, Tobin "Toby"

Dr. Tobin ‘Toby’ Maurice Panattoni: May 2, 1960 – May 1, 2021

Dr. Tobin “Toby” Maurice Panattoni, a beloved chiropractor who owned Whidbey Island Chiropractic Center in Oak Harbor, Wash., passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 1.… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2021
Panattoni, Tobin "Toby"
Josephson, Ardella

Ardella Ruth Josephson: Jan. 22, 1936 – March 16, 2021

Ardella Ruth Josephson, 85, of Freeland, Wash., passed peacefully surrounded by family on March 16, 2021. Ardella was born on Jan. 22, 1936 in Ramona,… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2021
Josephson, Ardella
Hurley, James

James Wendell Hurley Jr.: April 4, 1943 – April 26, 2021

James Wendell Hurley Jr. passed on April 26, 2021, at the home he built on Whidbey Island, Wash. He lived a full, adventurous 78 years.… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2021
Hurley, James
Fetterman, Dean

AFCM Dean R. Fetterman (USN Ret.): Aug. 1, 1942 – May 3, 2021

MCPO Dean Raymond Fetterman died at home surrounded by loved ones at 1200 hours Monday, May 3, 2021. He was born to Raymond Fetterman and… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2021
Fetterman, Dean
Rhubottom, Sally Ann

Sally Ann Rhubottom: Sept. 15, 1935 – April 8, 2021

Sally Ann Rhubottom (Mull) died peacefully on Thursday, April 8, 2021. Sally was 85, born on Sept. 15, 1935, and is predeceased by her husband,… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2021
Rhubottom, Sally Ann
Beck, Brent

Capt. Brent Beck, USN (Ret.): March 5, 1944 – April 27, 2021

Capt. Brent Beck, USN (Ret) of Waterford, Vt., passed away from a heart ailment Tuesday morning at the Veteran’s Affairs Hospital in White River Junction,… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2021
Beck, Brent
Van Dam, Margene

Margene Lavonne (Vande Garde) Van Dam: Jan. 2, 1929 – April 19, 2021

Margene Lavonne (Vande Garde) Van Dam was called home to her Lord and Savior on April 19, 2021 at the age of 92. She was… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2021
Van Dam, Margene
McMaster, Larry

Larry McMaster: Jan. 17, 1955 – April 12, 2021

Larry McMaster, 66, passed away on April 12, 2021 in Coupeville, Wash., while being hospitalized. Born in Anacortes, Wash., in 1955 to Robert Leslie McMaster… Continue reading

  • Apr 23, 2021
McMaster, Larry
Alexander-Pearce, Bonnie

Bonnie Lynn Alexander-Pearce: Feb. 1, 1958 – April 17, 2021

Bonnie was born in Mount Vernon, Wash., on Feb. 1, 1958, and passed peacefully in Seattle, Wash., on April 17, 2021. She succumbed to a… Continue reading

  • Apr 23, 2021
Alexander-Pearce, Bonnie
Puhr, Naomi

Sarah Naomi ‘Omie’ Puhr: Jan. 26, 1931 – April 12, 2021

Sarah Naomi “Omie” Puhr, née Petrie, passed away peacefully shortly after her 90th birthday, on April 12, 2021. She was born in New Waterford, Nova… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2021
Puhr, Naomi
Hackett, Flordeliz

Flordeliz Cayaban Hackett

Dr. Flordeliz Cayaban Hackett was born on Dec. 29, 1944 in San Felipe Zambales, Philippines. She passed away on April 8, 2021, at WhidbeyHealth in… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2021
Hackett, Flordeliz

J. Thomas ‘Tom’ Coupe: April 7, 2021

J. Thomas “Tom” Coupe, 82, longtime Greenbank, Wash., resident, passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at his home following a lengthy illness. Plans are… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2021