Obituaries

Mike Wiley

Michael “Mike” Wiley | Passages

On the evening of July 3, Michael “Mike” Wiley of Orcas Island,…

  • Aug 2nd, 2021

 

Regina Emilie Harrison Benepe

Regina Emilie Harrison Benepe | Passages

Regina Emilie Harrison Benepe began her unplanned and new adventure on Saturday,…

  • Jul 28th, 2021

 

Deborah and Garry

Deborah L. Scharaga | Passages

April 6 1951 - May 5 2021 Debo joined her G Man,…

  • Jul 27th, 2021

 

Sandy

Sandra Green | Passages

Orcas Island resident Sandra Green, (71) died unexpectedly of heart-related problems on…

  • Jul 13th, 2021
Sandy
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Margo Wahlberg

Celebration of Life for Margo Wahlberg | Passages

A Celebration of Life will be held at Orcas Island Yacht Club…

  • Jul 3rd, 2021
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Kelton

Kelton Bruce Ankeny | Passages

2002 - 2020 Kelton Bruce Ankeny, 18 years young, passed away July…

  • Jun 28th, 2021
Kelton
Ed Holestine

Bill (William Edward) Holestine July 14, 1950 – June 8, 2021 | Obituary

July 14, 1950 - June 8, 2021 In Loving Memory Those we…

  • Jun 27th, 2021
Ed Holestine
Bill Johnston

William J (Bill) Johnston | Passages

Long-time Olga resident William J (Bill) Johnston died April 25, 2021 at…

  • Jun 22nd, 2021
Bill Johnston
Tom Welch

Celebration of life for Tom Welch

Tom Welch, our beloved husband, father, brother and friend, died Jan. 29,…

  • Jun 16th, 2021
Tom Welch
Ellen

Ellen Marie Bruns Madan | Passages

Ellen Marie Bruns Madan was born on Shaw Island March 4, 1927…

  • Jun 8th, 2021
Ellen

Glen Warren Monson | Passages

Glen Warren Monson passed away peacefully on March 27, 2020. Born July…

  • Jun 9th, 2021
Ruth (Ruthie) Newman | Obituary

Ruth (Ruthie) Newman | Obituary

Ruth (Ruthie) Newman died on 4/25/2021 in Sunnyvale, CA after liv- ing…

  • May 19th, 2021
Ruth (Ruthie) Newman | Obituary
Sue Lewis

Sue Lewis memorial service

A memorial service for longtime islander Sue Lewis, who recently passed away,…

  • May 14th, 2021
Sue Lewis

Calvin ‘Cal’ McLachlan | Passages

Calvin ‘Cal’ McLachlan 1926 - 2021 On April 16, 2021, Calvin McLachlan…

  • May 11th, 2021
Patricia Anne Budnick

Patricia Anne Budnick | Passages

Patricia Anne Budnick May 27, 1929 - April 14, 2021 “Patty Mama…

  • May 4th, 2021
Patricia Anne Budnick
Linda Petrauskas

Linda Petrauskas | Passages

Dec. 1, 1946 - April 13, 2021 Resident of Soquel, Kona, and…

  • Apr 26th, 2021
Linda Petrauskas
Evelyn with Tara.

Evelyn M. Franklin | Obituary

April 7, 1927-Dec. 14, 2020 Born in 1927, Evelyn was raised on…

  • Mar 20th, 2021
Evelyn with Tara.
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Robert Lee Powell | 1954-2021

Farewell to Big Bob October 9, 1954 - February 14, 2021 Robert…

  • Mar 1st, 2021
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Chase Riveland | 1942-2021

1942-2021 Chase Riveland passed away on January 30, 2021, in Gig Harbor,…

  • Feb 23rd, 2021
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Thomas “Tom” Welch | 1948-2021

1948-2021 It is with profound sadness the family of Thomas M. Welch…

  • Feb 15th, 2021
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Edward Carr.

Edward Carr | Passages

Edward Carr, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and an architect with an…

  • Feb 6th, 2021
Edward Carr.
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Constance Jean Dowling | 1929-2020

1929-2020 Constance Jean Dowling (Jean) died at her home on Orcas Island,…

  • Jan 23rd, 2021
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Cherie Carlson | Sunday, December 27, 2020

Cherie Lorraine Lindholm Carlson passed away quietly and peacefully on Sunday morning…

  • Jan 16th, 2021
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James William Keyes | 1952-2020

1952-2020 It’s hard to believe a year has flown by since an…

  • Jan 6th, 2021
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Dorothy Lorda | December 23, 2020

Dorothy Lorda, affectionately known as Dot to all friends and family, peacefully…

  • Jan 1st, 2021
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Christa Ingrid Elke Crosmann

Christa Ingrid Elke Crosmann (Susol, Frazier) | Passages

Thursday, March 19, 1942 to Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020 Loving mom, grandma,…

  • Dec 29th, 2020
Christa Ingrid Elke Crosmann
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Claire Thomas | 1923-2020

1923-2020 Beloved mother, grandma, great-grandma, aunt and friend Claire Sherman Thomas left…

  • Dec 26th, 2020
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Robert Almy Maynard.

Robert Almy Maynard | 1927-2020

1927-2020 Bob Maynard, resident of Orcas Island and an important figure in…

  • Dec 7th, 2020
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Robert Almy Maynard.
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Harvey Olsan | 1937-2020

1937-2020 Husband, father, brother, son, friend. Eagle Scout, adventurer, businessman, community supporter.…

  • Dec 4th, 2020
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William Trogdon | 1925-2020

1925-2020 William Henry Trogdon, age 95, peacefully passed away in his own…

  • Nov 12th, 2020
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John Ryberg | 1925-2020

1925-2020 John W. (Jack) Ryberg, Jr. was born Oct. 4, 1925 and…

  • Nov 5th, 2020
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Patricia Blay.

Patricia Blay | 1931-2020

Patricia Ruth Blay was born June 21, 1931 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to…

  • Nov 3rd, 2020
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Patricia Blay.
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Robert Harris | 1925-2020

1925-2020 Robert Wilson Harris, age 95, passed away on Monday, October 19,…

  • Oct 25th, 2020
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Lew Lehmann | Passages

Lew Lehmann | Passages

Lew Lehmann was an Orcas boy. He was raised in Westsound and…

  • Aug 20th, 2020
Lew Lehmann | Passages
Phyllis Olive Wilkinson | July 25, 2020

Phyllis Olive Wilkinson | July 25, 2020

With sadness, we announce the peaceful passing of Phyllis Wilkinson on July…

  • Aug 7th, 2020
Phyllis Olive Wilkinson | July 25, 2020
Lauretta Ann Mayhew | Passages

Lauretta Ann Mayhew | Passages

With a heavy heart, we announce the death of Lauretta Ann Mayhew…

  • Jun 24th, 2020
Lauretta Ann Mayhew | Passages
Jeffrey John Walvatne | Passages

Jeffrey John Walvatne | Passages

Sadly, Jeff Walvatne passed away on May 18, 2020, at his home…

  • Jul 20th, 2020
Jeffrey John Walvatne | Passages
Sarah (Sally) Scribner Coughlin | Passages

Sarah (Sally) Scribner Coughlin | Passages

April 6, 1943 – June 15, 2020, San Mateo, CA Beloved Sarah…

  • Jun 20th, 2020
Sarah (Sally) Scribner Coughlin | Passages
Joanne L. Johnston. (Contributed photo.)

Joanne L Johnston| 1936-2020

1936-2020 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of…

  • Jun 10th, 2020
Joanne L. Johnston. (Contributed photo.)
Barbara Lowe Brown | 1931-2020

Barbara Lowe Brown | 1931-2020

Long time Orcas Island resident Barbara Lowe Brown passed away at Harborview…

  • May 31st, 2020
Barbara Lowe Brown | 1931-2020