Obituaries

Curtis David Jay: Sept. 8, 1972 – July 26, 2016

Curtis died of natural causes on July 26, 2016, while living in Seattle. He was born in Warrenburg, Mo., and landed on the island at… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2017

Eleanor Emma Veleber: July 24, 1923 – April 13, 2017.

Eleanor Emma Veleber, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, was born in Sutherlin, Oregon on July 24, 1923. Mom went to be with her Lord and Savior,… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2017

Joseph ‘Joe’ Forrest Luxton: July 24 1959 to April 1, 2017

Joe passed away peacefully on April 1, 2017. He was surrounded by loved ones in his final days and was able to spend his last… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2017

Linda Kohlwes Voeller: Sept. 29, 1957 – April 14, 2017

Linda Kohlwes Voeller, age 59, died April 14, in Seattle. Linda was born in Bellingham, Wash., in 1957 to Robert Kohlwes and Karen Bowsher Kohlwes.… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2017

Thelma Sophie Burklund: July 9, 1920 – April 18, 2017

Our beloved Thelma Sophie Burklund passed away peacefully in the comfort of five of her granddaughters on April 18 at the age of 96. Born… Continue reading

  • Apr 25, 2017

Gwen Lorette Shinneman: April 2, 2017 – Oct. 21, 1923

Gwen Lorette Shinneman passed away peacefully in Freeland April 2. Gwen was born Oct. 21, 1923 to John and Lydia Lorette in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2017

Mary Pat ‘Shan’ Stone: March 17, 1950 – April 9, 2017

Mary Pat Stone was born March 17, 1950 in Philadelphia, Pa. The eldest of three daughters and two sons, she was born to John and… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2017

Ronald Philip St. George: June 21, 1962 – March 29, 2017

Ronald Philip St. George, 54, of Freeland, died at home on March 29 after a battle with brain cancer. He was born to Thomas Philip… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2017

Glenna Monsen: Jan. 29, 1924 – March 24, 2017

An ordinary life started Jan. 29, 1924 on a farm in Santa Ana, Calif. to the delight of my parents Clyde and Lela Deardorff. After… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2017

Lorraine Frances Hougham: Sept. 7, 1922 – March 21, 2017

Lorraine Frances Hougham passed away peacefully in Rancho Mirage, Calif., on March 21. She was born in Centralia, Wash., on Sept. 7, 1922 to Ralph… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2017

Daniel Lee Collins: Nov. 6, 1969 – March 6, 2017

Daniel Lee Collins was born on Nov. 6, 1969 in Whidbey Island, Wash. In high school, Daniel enjoyed spending time with his best friend, Bob… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2017

Judith Gayle Shorey: July 7, 1944 – March 17, 2017

Judith Gayle Shorey passed peacefully on March 17 at 5:42 p.m. surrounded by her family. Judith was born July 7, 1944, to Corabell and Edward… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2017

Paul Shemet: Nov. 7, 1919 – March 5, 2017

Paul was born in New London, Conn., on Nov. 7, 1919 and passed away in Coupeville, Wash., on March 5 at the age of 97.… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2017

Jill Therese Van Heusen: April 27, 1937 – Feb. 26, 2017

On Feb. 26, we lost our beloved Jill. She recently survived breast cancer and was making a new home in Henderson, Nev., when she suddenly… Continue reading

  • Mar 18, 2017

Dallas Hanes: Feb. 1, 1942 – March 11, 2017

Dallas Hanes, longtime resident of Freeland, Wash., loving father, husband, grandfather and great-grandfather, left this world on March 11 surrounded by his loving family. His… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2017

Commander Harro H. Siebert: Feb. 28, 1942 – March 4, 2017

True to his charismatic style, Harro “Hank” Siebert chose Feb. 28, his 75th birthday, as his last active day of life. He patiently waited for… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2017

Rotha L. MacMaster: Sept. 20, 1946 – March 2, 2017

In Loving Memory: Rotha Louise MacMaster, surrounded by her loving family, passed at home on March 2 after a hard battle with cancer. Rotha is… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2017

Arthur Cox: Oct. 10, 1935 – March 3, 2017

Dad was born on Oct. 10, 1935, in Abbotsford B.C. and passed away peacefully surrounded by family on March 3 at Dilke Memorial Hospital, U.K.… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2017

Manuel ‘Manny’ Nery: Aug. 8, 1944 – Feb. 9, 2017

Manuel “Manny” Diaz Nery died peacefully on Feb. 9, surrounded by family. Manny is survived by his wife, Tessie, four children — Rowena, Carrie, Therese… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2017

Geraldine ‘Jerri’ Berry: April 6, 1938 – Jan. 31, 2017

Geraldine “Jerri” Berry, age 78, of Langley, passed away on Jan. 31, 2017 in Oak Harbor. Jerri was born on April 6, 1938, in Alamosa,… Continue reading

  • Feb 25, 2017