Obituaries

Patrick Greaney

Patrick Archille Greaney, 57, of Lopez Island died Monday, Oct. 12, 2009…

  • Oct 12th, 2009
Richard Boberg

Richard Boberg

Dick passed away suddenly at home on July 22. He was born…

  • Jul 22nd, 2009
Richard Boberg
Roy Alfred Blay

Roy Alfred Blay

Roy Alfred Blay was born Jan 27, 1928 in London, England within…

  • Jul 17th, 2009
Roy Alfred Blay
Marjorie Elliott Bevlin

Marjorie Elliott Bevlin

Marjorie Elliott Bevlin, 92, died on July 6, 2009, in Greeley, Colorado,…

  • Jul 6th, 2009
Marjorie Elliott Bevlin
Robert Tully

Robert Tully

Robert (Bob) Tully was born in San Francisco on September 27, 1920…

  • Jun 23rd, 2009
Robert Tully

Virginia Jeanette Woolley Quealy

Virginia Jeanette Woolley Quealy passed away peacefully at home Sunday, June 22,…

  • Jun 22nd, 2009

“Marty” Mary Margaret Slover (nee: Reynolds)

Marty (Mary Margaret Reynolds) was born to John and Freda Reynolds on…

  • May 8th, 2009

Melba Margaret Mewhinney Davis

Melba was born Friday, October 13, 1911 in the rural farm town…

  • Apr 6th, 2009

Sally Bennett

Longtime Orcas Island resident Sally Bennett passed away peacefully in her sleep…

  • Apr 6th, 2009

Kathleen Dewhurst

Kathleen Dewhurst of Eastsound on Orcas Island passed away in her sleep…

  • Mar 26th, 2009

Nathan Tyler

Nathan James TylerNate Tyler left us too soon when he passed away…

  • Mar 8th, 2009

Darrel Wayne Allen

Darrel Wayne Allen, age 74, passed away on Monday, March 2, 2009…

  • Mar 2nd, 2009

Jeffrey Wasnick

Jeffrey “Jeff” Lloyd Wasnick, 55, of Anacortes, died March 1, 2009 at…

  • Mar 1st, 2009

Harriette Louise Mathews

Harriette Louise Mathews died peacefully at Jefferson General Hospital in Port Townsend,…

  • Feb 27th, 2009

Lucy Margaret Lundquist

Lucy Margaret Lundquist of Freeland died peacefully at the home she shared…

  • Feb 24th, 2009

Leta Currie Marshall

Leta Eileen Currie Marshall, 52, died Feb. 18 from cardiac arrest while…

  • Feb 18th, 2009

Stanley Englehartson

Stanley Ray Englehartson died of natural causes Friday, January 23 in his…

  • Jan 23rd, 2009

Barbara Matthew Meyer

On January 6, 2009, Barbara Matthew Meyer died peacefully in her home…

  • Jan 6th, 2009

Passages: remembering those we have lost

The Islands' Sounder is paying tribute to the following community members whose obituaries were published in 2008.

  • Jan 6th, 2009

Viola “Ole” Coleman

I am not a fan of “obits” and have procrastinated on this…

  • Jan 1st, 2009

Sally Penning Brown Laurie

Sally Penning Brown LaurieSept. 26, 1934 – March 15, 2008The third of…

  • Mar 15th, 2008

Marcy Lund

Marcy Lund died peacefully in her home on March 5, 2008. She…

  • Mar 5th, 2008

Anne Carter Shelley

Anne Carter ShelleyRev. Dr. Anne Carter Shelley, one of the first women…

  • Feb 9th, 2008

Wendell Brainerd

Wendell C. BrainerdWendell C. Brainerd, 71, passed away suddenly Wednesday, Jan. 30,…

  • Jan 30th, 2008

BEULAH BELL SWAN

Beulah Bell SwanJuly 6, 1910 to January 17, 2008Beulah Bell Swan, long…

  • Jan 17th, 2008

DONALD E> REARDON

Donald E. ReardonDonald E. Reardon, age 81, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008…

  • Jan 6th, 2008

Leon Fonnesbeck

Leon FonnesbeckLeon Alan FonnesbeckJuly 22, 1921 - Nov. 15, 2007As written by…

  • Nov 15th, 2007

Courtney Gillespie Thornton

Courtney Heather ThorntonCourtney Heather Thornton, 27, of Colfax, passed away on Monday,…

  • Nov 12th, 2007

Judith Struthers

Judith P. StruthersMarch 30, 1947 - Nov. 1, 2007Judith P. Struthers passed…

  • Nov 1st, 2007

Michael Pacinelli

Michael H. Pacinelli was born in Phoenix, Ariz. to his parents Fred…

  • Oct 21st, 2007

DOUGLAS PANGBORN FOWLER, PH. D., CIH

Doug entered into peace at his home on Orcas Island, Washington, on…

  • Sep 22nd, 2007

WILLIAM HYLAND TUTHILL

William Hyland Tuthill 65, longtime island resident, died at his home in…

  • Sep 20th, 2007

RICHARD ARTHUR RESCH

Richard Arthur Resch, 69, of Wasilla, Alaska, died Sept. 15, 2007, at…

  • Sep 15th, 2007

EUGENE BENDER

Eugene “Gene” BenderGene Bender passed away peacefully on August 26, 2007 in…

  • Aug 26th, 2007

GUDRUN ALICE “GOODY” GOODRICH

Gudrun Alice Goodrich -- "Goody" died Saturday, Aug. 25, just two months…

  • Aug 25th, 2007

ELLEN M. MAREAN

Ellen M. Marean of Bellingham, Wash., passed away on Saturday, Aug. 11,…

  • Aug 11th, 2007

HAL SYRSTAD

Hal Syrstad, formerly of Orcas Island, died peacefully on Aug. 10, 2007.Hal…

  • Aug 10th, 2007

HAL GALLI

By KRISTEN WILSONOur friend Hal Galli died last week. He was a…

  • Jul 18th, 2007

IDA MAE EMMES

Ina Mae “Scotty” Emmes passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 17, 2007 at…

  • Jul 17th, 2007

JUSTIN ALEXANDER EMMONS

Memorial services for Justin Alexander Emmons, 34, former owner of Cafe Jama,…

  • Jul 16th, 2007