Obituaries

John Friedmann | Passages

John Friedmann | Passages

With heavy hearts, we mark the passing of John Friedmann, part-time island…

  • Jul 17th, 2017
John Friedmann | Passages
Laura Hoffman Wheelock | Passages

Laura Hoffman Wheelock | Passages

Laura Hoffman Wheelock, aged 48, died at home on Orcas Island, Washington,…

  • Jul 17th, 2017
Laura Hoffman Wheelock | Passages
Sharlyn ‘Nani’ Cameron | Passages

Sharlyn ‘Nani’ Cameron | Passages

Sharlyn “Nani” Cameron, age 82, passed away on Monday, June 5, 2017…

  • Jul 8th, 2017
Sharlyn ‘Nani’ Cameron | Passages
Conrad Parker Hogle | Passages

Conrad Parker Hogle | Passages

On June 29, 2017 our boy Conrad was killed in a tragic…

  • Jul 7th, 2017
Conrad Parker Hogle | Passages
Dr. Darryl Laramore | Passages

Dr. Darryl Laramore | Passages

A Celebration of Life Reception will be held for long-time summer Orcas…

  • Jul 5th, 2017
Dr. Darryl Laramore | Passages
Jerry R. McKinney | Passages

Jerry R. McKinney | Passages

2/18/38-3/16/2017 Jerry R. McKinney was a resident of Orcas Island since 1970.…

  • Jun 30th, 2017
Jerry R. McKinney | Passages
John Altberg | Passages

John Altberg | Passages

John Edvard Altberg died at his home on Orcas Island (Eastsound, WA)…

  • Jun 26th, 2017
John Altberg | Passages
Charleen Bawden | Passages

Charleen Bawden | Passages

Beloved mother, grandmother and friend, Charleen “Char” Bawden passed away peacefully in…

  • Jun 22nd, 2017
Charleen Bawden | Passages
Marilyn E. Erly | Passages

Marilyn E. Erly | Passages

Marilyn E. Erly passed away, peacefully, at Birchview Memory Care, Sedro Wooley,…

  • May 31st, 2017
Marilyn E. Erly | Passages
Wanda Pitser | Passages

Wanda Pitser | Passages

Wanda Faye (Akers) Pitser passed away at home in Arlington, Washington on…

  • May 24th, 2017
Wanda Pitser | Passages
Gary A. Hart | Passages

Gary A. Hart | Passages

Gary A Hart, age 66, passed away at home on April 23,…

  • May 22nd, 2017
Gary A. Hart | Passages

Lally memorial

Richard Lally’s memorial is 3 p.m. this Saturday, May 20 at the…

  • May 18th, 2017

Richard Lally memorial

The memorial for Richard Lally is 3 p.m. this Saturday, May 20…

Robert Falcon Scott

Robert Falcon Scott

Robert Falcon Scott died on January 14, 2017. He was 94 years…

  • Mar 31st, 2017
Robert Falcon Scott
Emily Snyder Reid

Emily Snyder Reid

Emily Snyder Reid Emily Snyder Reid died March 18, 2017, at her…

  • Mar 29th, 2017
Emily Snyder Reid
Jodell Denise McCoy

Jodell Denise McCoy

Jodell Denise McCoy, a 26-year resident of Orcas Island, passed away peacefully…

  • Mar 29th, 2017
Jodell Denise McCoy
Phoebe Bee

Phoebe Bee

Phoebe Bee, nee Lehwalder, was born in Butte, Montana in 1919, the…

  • Mar 29th, 2017
Phoebe Bee
Donna Ballanger (Patterson)

Donna Ballanger (Patterson)

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

  • Mar 2nd, 2017
Donna Ballanger (Patterson)
Michael William Schifsky

Michael William Schifsky

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

  • Feb 15th, 2017
Michael William Schifsky
Zoe Gale Vinson

Zoe Gale Vinson

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

  • Feb 13th, 2017
Zoe Gale Vinson
Eleanor Peterson

Eleanor Peterson

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

  • Feb 13th, 2017
Eleanor Peterson

Eleanor Bailey Peterson

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

  • Feb 9th, 2017
Richard Ervin Maxwell

Richard Ervin Maxwell

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

  • Feb 9th, 2017
Richard Ervin Maxwell
Mary Davenport Benarroch | Passages

Mary Davenport Benarroch | Passages

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

  • Jan 23rd, 2017
Mary Davenport Benarroch | Passages
Homer Frederick Reas | Passages

Homer Frederick Reas | Passages

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

  • Jan 18th, 2017
Homer Frederick Reas | Passages
Maryanne Page | Passages

Maryanne Page | Passages

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

  • Jan 18th, 2017
Maryanne Page | Passages
Merle Otie Segault | Passages

Merle Otie Segault | Passages

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

  • Jan 6th, 2017
Merle Otie Segault | Passages
C. Richard Hughes

C. Richard Hughes

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

  • Jan 5th, 2017
C. Richard Hughes
Tara Louise Franklin | Passages

Tara Louise Franklin | Passages

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

  • Dec 27th, 2016
Tara Louise Franklin | Passages
Carolyn Mount Clark | Passages

Carolyn Mount Clark | Passages

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

  • Dec 27th, 2016
Carolyn Mount Clark | Passages
Robert (“Bob”) Eugene Vietzke | Passages

Robert (“Bob”) Eugene Vietzke | Passages

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

  • Dec 20th, 2016
Robert (“Bob”) Eugene Vietzke | Passages
Betty Onsum Graves

Betty Onsum Graves

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

  • Dec 6th, 2016
Betty Onsum Graves
Judy Ann Wallace | Passages

Judy Ann Wallace | Passages

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

  • Nov 30th, 2016
Judy Ann Wallace | Passages

William “Bill” Pfeffer | Passages

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

  • Nov 29th, 2016
Julie Fraser

Julie Fraser

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

  • Nov 18th, 2016
Julie Fraser
Patty Monaco

Patty Monaco

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

  • Nov 18th, 2016
Patty Monaco

Celebration of life for Megan Harris

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

  • Nov 18th, 2016
Nathalie Doornmalen | Passages

Nathalie Doornmalen | Passages

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

  • Nov 4th, 2016
Nathalie Doornmalen | Passages
Lynette Marie Leaf

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
Lynette Marie Leaf

Fredrick David Nicol | Passages

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

  • Feb 9th, 2016