Obituaries

Donna Ballanger (Patterson)

Donna Ballanger (Patterson) was born November 30, 1933 and passed April 24,…

  • Mar 2nd, 2017

 

Eleanor Peterson

Eleanor B. Peterson, a 26-year resident of Orcas Island, passed away quietly…

  • Feb 13th, 2017

 

Michael William Schifsky

Michael William Schifsky lived life by his own rules! He passed away…

  • Feb 15th, 2017

 

Zoe Gale Vinson

Zoe was born Nov. 15, 1982, in Portland, OR, to John and…

  • Feb 13th, 2017

Richard Ervin Maxwell

Richard was an Orcas Island resident for many years. He was born…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

Eleanor Bailey Peterson

Eleanor Bailey Peterson passed away quietly in her home on Orcas Island…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

Mary Davenport Benarroch | Passages

Mary Davenport Benarroch Lifelong summer resident Mary Stuart Davenport Benarroch died December…

  • Jan 23rd, 2017

Homer Frederick Reas | Passages

Homer Frederick Reas, husband of Nancy Reas, died on Wednesday, December 21,…

  • Jan 18th, 2017

Maryanne Page | Passages

Maryanne Page (MA) passed away peacefully on New Year’s Day at Whatcom…

  • Jan 18th, 2017

Merle Otie Segault | Passages

Merle Otie Segault died peacefully Dec. 9, 2016, with family at her…

  • Jan 6th, 2017

C. Richard Hughes

Richard Hughes, 84, of Eastsound, Washington, passed peacefully at Providence Hospital, in…

  • Jan 5th, 2017

Tara Louise Franklin | Passages

Tara Louise Franklin passed away peacefully in her Orcas Island home on…

  • Dec 27th, 2016

Carolyn Mount Clark | Passages

Carolyn Mount Clark was born in Oregon City, Oregon, on November 18,…

  • Dec 27th, 2016

Robert (“Bob”) Eugene Vietzke | Passages

Robert (“Bob”) Eugene Vietzke, 77, passed away after a brief battle with…

  • Dec 20th, 2016

Betty Onsum Graves

Oct. 8, 1928 - Nov. 29, 2016 Betty Onsum Graves passed peacefully…

  • Dec 6th, 2016

William “Bill” Pfeffer | Passages

William “Bill” Pfeffer, a resident of Orcas Island from 1973 until 1996…

  • Nov 29th, 2016

Judy Ann Wallace | Passages

Judy Ann Wallace – wife, mother, friend, and resident sleuth – passed…

  • Nov 30th, 2016

Celebration of life for Megan Harris

There will be a celebration of life for Megan Harris on Monday,…

  • Nov 18th, 2016

Patty Monaco

On Nov. 10, 2016, Patty Monaco left this world. Beside her were…

  • Nov 18th, 2016

Julie Fraser

With the love of her husband, children and stepchildren around her, Julie…

  • Nov 18th, 2016

Nathalie Doornmalen | Passages

Nathalie Doornmalen We announce with great sadness the passing of beloved Nathalie…

  • Nov 4th, 2016

Lynette Marie Leaf | Passages

Lynette Marie Leaf (nee Davis), 91, longtime resident of Lopez Island, Wash. died peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 in the Hamlet House Retirement Home on Lopez Island.

  • Feb 22nd, 2016

Fredrick David Nicol | Passages

WWII Vet, Fred Nicol, passes away at the age of 91

  • Feb 9th, 2016

Mary Lou Padbury | Passages

Mary Lou Padbury passed away gently at the age of 94 in her cottage on Orcas Island on Dec. 31, among her family and within the extended circle of her many friends – a long and blessed life.

  • Jan 6th, 2016

Roger Congdon

Roger passed away on Saturday the 26th of September with two very…

  • Sep 26th, 2015

M. Jean Bowers

M. Jean Bowers passed away peacefully on September 20, 2015 following a…

  • Sep 20th, 2015

Jens Harboe

Jens Harboe died peacefully September 17, 2015 with Ellen, the love of…

  • Sep 17th, 2015

Marlene Dickey

In the early morning of a full moon and carried away by…

  • Aug 29th, 2015

Doug James

Doug James passed away peacefully at home with his family who loved…

  • Aug 27th, 2015

Ronald Harvey

Ronald William Harvey, long-time resident of Orcas Island, Wash., passed away on…

  • Aug 11th, 2015

Harold C. Johnson

A memorial service for Harold (Johnny) Johnson, 86, of Killdeer, N.D. will…

  • Aug 3rd, 2015

Clarke Palmer

Clarke Lee Palmer, 70, set sail from Whidbey Island Aug. 2, 2015.A…

  • Aug 2nd, 2015

Robin DiGeorgio

Robin Elizabeth Phillippi DiGeorgio passed away at Island Hospital in the early…

  • Jul 23rd, 2015

Larry Lindberg

There will be a celebration of life for Larry Lindberg on Sunday,…

  • Jun 21st, 2015

William Sutton

William “Bill” Lee Sutton passed away peacefully at his home in Peshastin,…

  • Jun 15th, 2015

Susan Watkin

Susan E. Watkin of Olga, Wash., peacefully passed away June 12, 2015,…

  • Jun 12th, 2015

Carol Parks

Carol Parks died peacefully on June 10, 2015, at her home in…

  • Jun 10th, 2015

William Yarlott

William David Yarlott Sr. of Eastsound, Wash., passed away Thursday, June 4,…

  • Jun 4th, 2015

Stacy McCray

Orcas Island lost another one of its unique personalities when Stacy McCray…

  • May 27th, 2015

Glasper Branciforte

January 29, 1918 to May 15, 2015Branch was 97 years “young” at…

  • May 15th, 2015