Obituaries

Walter Schulz.                                (Contributed photo.)

Walter Evan Schulz | Service Notice

Walter Evan Schulz, 93, of Chico, California and Orcas Island, passed away…

  • Nov 19th, 2019
Walter Schulz.                                (Contributed photo.)
Robert Cowles Otis | Aug. 1, 1927 – Oct. 22, 2019

Robert Cowles Otis | Aug. 1, 1927 – Oct. 22, 2019

Aug. 1, 1927 – Oct. 22, 2019 If Bob Otis wrote his…

  • Nov 15th, 2019
Robert Cowles Otis | Aug. 1, 1927 – Oct. 22, 2019
Jane Bristow | February 16, 1921-October 31, 2019

Jane Bristow | February 16, 1921-October 31, 2019

Feb. 16, 1921-Oct. 31, 2019. Jane Bristow released her last breath on…

  • Nov 8th, 2019
Jane Bristow | February 16, 1921-October 31, 2019
Joan Pedrick | Passages

Joan Pedrick | Passages

Joan Pedrick was an incredible force of compassion, loyalty and strength who…

  • Oct 28th, 2019
Joan Pedrick | Passages
Remembering Robert Hermann

Remembering Robert Hermann

Staff report Robert Herrmann, a 31-year resident of Lopez Island, died on…

  • Oct 25th, 2019
Remembering Robert Hermann
Robert M. Kihlstrom | Passages

Robert M. Kihlstrom | Passages

Robert M. Kihlstrom, affectionately known as S.O.B. (Sweet Old Bob), passed away…

  • Oct 24th, 2019
Robert M. Kihlstrom | Passages
Robert Bondy Herrmann | 1954-2019

Robert Bondy Herrmann | 1954-2019

1954-2019 Robert Herrmann, resident of Lopez Island Washington, a man of many…

  • Oct 16th, 2019
Robert Bondy Herrmann | 1954-2019
Thomas “TomT” Tellefsen | Letter

Thomas “TomT” Tellefsen | Letter

Thomas “TomT” Tellefsen, 60, passed away peacefully on Aug. 14, 2019 at…

  • Oct 9th, 2019
Thomas “TomT” Tellefsen | Letter
Erin Bea McCarthy | Passages

Erin Bea McCarthy | Passages

Our dear friend, and much-loved island woman, Erin Bea McCarthy, age 62,…

  • Sep 27th, 2019
Erin Bea McCarthy | Passages
John Swainson Willis | Passages

John Swainson Willis | Passages

October 25, 1939 - September 20, 2019 John S. Willis passed away…

  • Sep 26th, 2019
John Swainson Willis | Passages
Daniel Cade Moos, 1947-2019 | Passages

Daniel Cade Moos, 1947-2019 | Passages

Daniel Moos was a dear and true friend to those who had…

  • Sep 20th, 2019
Daniel Cade Moos, 1947-2019 | Passages
James Bernard Mehl | Passages

James Bernard Mehl | Passages

Our dear James Bernard Mehl (Jim) passed away on July 31, 2019…

  • Sep 17th, 2019
James Bernard Mehl | Passages
Kenneth (Ken) Kelso Wiscomb | Passages

Kenneth (Ken) Kelso Wiscomb | Passages

Kenneth (Ken) Kelso Wiscomb of Ravensdale, Washington died Aug. 13, 2019. He…

  • Sep 6th, 2019
Kenneth (Ken) Kelso Wiscomb | Passages
Arthur Gary Reddick | Passages

Arthur Gary Reddick | Passages

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Arthur…

  • Sep 2nd, 2019
Arthur Gary Reddick | Passages
Fountiene Duda Prince | Passages

Fountiene Duda Prince | Passages

Fountiene Duda Prince, age 84, passed away peacefully in Bellingham, Washington on…

  • Aug 30th, 2019
Fountiene Duda Prince | Passages
Patricia Helen Burman | Passages

Patricia Helen Burman | Passages

Patricia Helen Burman passed away July 22, 2019 at the age of…

  • Aug 22nd, 2019
Patricia Helen Burman | Passages
Beth Jurgensen | Passages

Beth Jurgensen | Passages

Beth Jurgensen grew up in Mobridge, South Dakota. She graduated with a…

  • Aug 21st, 2019
Beth Jurgensen | Passages
Nancy Jean Koenig | Passages

Nancy Jean Koenig | Passages

Nancy Jean Koenig (affectionately known as “Gramma Nana,” or “the Marimba Lady”)…

  • Aug 19th, 2019
Nancy Jean Koenig | Passages
Memorial service for Gabriel Lottis

Memorial service for Gabriel Lottis

A memorial service for Gabriel Lottis will be held on Monday, July…

  • Jul 28th, 2019
Memorial service for Gabriel Lottis
Andy Nigretto | Passages

Andy Nigretto | Passages

June 5, 1927 to July 17, 2019 Andy Nigretto passed away quietly…

  • Jul 23rd, 2019
Andy Nigretto | Passages
John J. Inch, Jr. | Passages

John J. Inch, Jr. | Passages

John J. Inch, Jr., 95, died on June 25, in Memphis, Tennessee.…

  • Jul 23rd, 2019
John J. Inch, Jr. | Passages
Irene Sina (Brudie) Fisher | Aug. 19, 1926 - June 8, 2019

Irene Sina (Brudie) Fisher | Aug. 19, 1926 – June 8, 2019

Irene Sina (Brudie) Fisher died at home on Orcas Island on June…

  • Jun 17th, 2019
Irene Sina (Brudie) Fisher | Aug. 19, 1926 - June 8, 2019

Memorial service for Mike Malaspina

All are invited to join in a celebration of life for Mike…

  • Jun 10th, 2019

Erwin Roy “Mike” Olney | Passages

Erwin Roy “Mike” Olney went to be with his Lord and savior…

  • May 21st, 2019
Loren Ray | Passages

Loren Ray | Passages

Loren Ray, 81, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Harborview…

  • May 21st, 2019
Loren Ray | Passages
Danyel White | Memorial Tribute

Danyel White | Memorial Tribute

Dear Danyel, I’m gonna start off by saying, I miss you. You…

  • May 2nd, 2019
Danyel White | Memorial Tribute
Kaye Mattson | Passages

Kaye Mattson | Passages

Karen “Kaye” Mattson peacefully crossed over into new life on April 16,…

  • Apr 29th, 2019
Kaye Mattson | Passages
Marshall Howard Bliss | Passages

Marshall Howard Bliss | Passages

Marshall Howard Bliss died late on Tuesday, April 16, at the Longhouse…

  • Apr 29th, 2019
Marshall Howard Bliss | Passages
Mary J. Meyer (Christiansen) | Passages

Mary J. Meyer (Christiansen) | Passages

Mary J. Meyer (Christiansen) passed from this life on April 7, one…

  • Apr 19th, 2019
Mary J. Meyer (Christiansen) | Passages
Dr. Gary Ranker | Passages

Dr. Gary Ranker | Passages

Dr. Gary Ranker of Deer Harbor, Washington and New York, New York…

  • Apr 8th, 2019
Dr. Gary Ranker | Passages
Michael Mathew Malaspina | Passages

Michael Mathew Malaspina | Passages

Michael Mathew Malaspina, age 74, passed away on March 22, 2019, peacefully…

  • Apr 3rd, 2019
Michael Mathew Malaspina | Passages
Willie Thomas celebration of life | Passages

Willie Thomas celebration of life | Passages

All are invited to a celebration of life for Willie Thomas on…

  • Apr 1st, 2019
Willie Thomas celebration of life | Passages
Lucille Rae (Browne) Chamberlain | Passages

Lucille Rae (Browne) Chamberlain | Passages

July 12, 1928-March 2, 2019 God’s Plan for Lucille (Lucy) Rae Browne…

  • Mar 15th, 2019
Lucille Rae (Browne) Chamberlain | Passages
Carlo Ambrose Colombo | Passages

Carlo Ambrose Colombo | Passages

Carlo Ambrose Colombo, 72, left us much too soon on March 2,…

  • Mar 14th, 2019
Carlo Ambrose Colombo | Passages
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Remembering jazz great Willie Thomas

Death has silenced the brass trumpet of island resident Willie Thomas. The…

  • Feb 23rd, 2019
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Martin George Friedmann | Passages

Martin George Friedmann | Passages

Martin George Friedmann – violinist, violist, teacher, world traveler, eternal optimist, and…

  • Feb 22nd, 2019
Martin George Friedmann | Passages
MaryAnn Carpenter (Adams) | Passages

MaryAnn Carpenter (Adams) | Passages

MaryAnn Carpenter (Adams), age 82, of Deer Harbor, Orcas Island, Washington, passed…

MaryAnn Carpenter (Adams) | Passages
Lawrence (Al) Alfred Smith | Passages

Lawrence (Al) Alfred Smith | Passages

1936-2019 Lawrence Alfred Smith, affectionately known by all as Al, passed away…

  • Jan 23rd, 2019
Lawrence (Al) Alfred Smith | Passages
Dorothy “Dottie Ray” Mascherini | Passages

Dorothy “Dottie Ray” Mascherini | Passages

Dorothy “Dottie Ray” Mascherini, 82, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at…

  • Jan 11th, 2019
Dorothy “Dottie Ray” Mascherini | Passages

MaryAnn Carpenter | Celebration of Life

In loving memory of MaryAnn Carpenter, please join us in a potluck…

  • Jan 10th, 2019