Obituaries

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

Buyral Madan

Buyral Earl Madan was born in Bozeman, Mont., on June 28, 1925…

  • May 10th, 2015

Neal Eldon

Eldon Dale Neal, 82, passed away quietly at his home on Orcas…

  • May 8th, 2015

Rhonda Harris

Rhonda F. Harris passed away on Friday, May 8 at her house…

  • May 8th, 2015

Allen Minnis

Allen Ray Minnis, 73, of Orcas Island, passed away on May 5,…

  • May 5th, 2015

Russell M. Thorson

Russell M. Thorson died peacefully on April 22, 2015 in the loving…

  • Apr 22nd, 2015

Libby Blackwell

Elizabeth “Libby” Blackwell passed away at 90 on April 5, 2015 in…

  • Apr 5th, 2015

Corey Flecth

Corey Allen Fletcher, 36, of Lopez, Wash. died on Monday, March 30,…

  • Mar 30th, 2015

David Church

David Church, 66, of Orcas Island, passed away suddenly on Feb. 26,…

  • Feb 26th, 2015

Lawrence Lindberg

Lawrence Aaron Lindberg was born in Seattle, Oct. 2, 1925, to Gerald…

  • Feb 23rd, 2015

Jane Kempe

Jane, beloved wife, mother and grandmother passed away on Feb. 22 at…

  • Feb 22nd, 2015

Richard Schneider

Artist and island historian passesRichard Eugene Schneider passed away quietly amid family…

  • Feb 15th, 2015

Dorothea Lansdowne

Dori passed away on Feb. 14, 2015 in Alameda, Calif. Perhaps appropriately…

  • Feb 14th, 2015

Gordon Buman

August 29, 1929 to February 6, 2015Gordon Buman, 85, passed away peacefully…

  • Feb 6th, 2015

Tom Zimmerman

Longtime island resident Tom Zimmerman passed away Feb. 6 at 1 a.m.…

  • Feb 6th, 2015

Marlyn Munter

Marlyn Munter passed away peacefully on Jan. 25, 2015 at her home…

  • Jan 25th, 2015

Terry Hopkins

Therese (Terry) Cecile HopkinsOctober 19, 1937 – January 25, 2015Therese (Terry) Hopkins…

  • Jan 25th, 2015

Heather OMalley

3/24/1923 - 1/16/2015For a full version of the obituary and to share…

  • Jan 16th, 2015

Kay Clark

Kay Jean Griswold (Clark) was born August 16, 1938 in Davenport, Iowa.…

  • Jan 15th, 2015

Susan E. Watkin

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

  • Jan 12th, 2015

Richard Montgomery

Richard “Dick” Lee Montgomery was born in Deer Harbor on Orcas Island…

  • Dec 26th, 2014

Grace Muse

Grace Genevieve Muse of Eastsound died in her sleep Dec. 17.Born June…

  • Dec 17th, 2014