Obituaries

Donald McLean

Donald McLean died on Feb. 8 of a heart problem. He is…

  • Feb 8th, 2014
Torrey Joyce

Torrey Joyce

Torrey Best Joyce, best friend to many, died a few days before…

  • Feb 8th, 2014
Torrey Joyce
Robert Henigson

Robert Henigson

Long-time Orcas Island resident and Los Angeles native Robert Henigson passed away…

  • Jan 28th, 2014
Robert Henigson
Robert 'Bob' Cobb

Robert ‘Bob’ Cobb

Sunrise May 1, 1939. Sunset Jan. 22, 2014Bob passed away at home…

  • Jan 22nd, 2014
Robert 'Bob' Cobb

Roger Purdue

Orcas and Whidbey Islands’ Roger H “Hank” Purdue died at his Coupeville…

  • Jan 19th, 2014
John Barnes

John Barnes

John Barnes died at home in Olga on Friday, Jan. 17, in…

  • Jan 17th, 2014
John Barnes
William Morrow McMillen

William Morrow McMillen

April 24, 1924 to January 12, 2014William (Bill) Morrow McMillen, age 89,…

  • Jan 12th, 2014
William Morrow McMillen
Richard Schiff

Richard Schiff

Richard Ivan Schiff died unexpectedly at his home on Raccoon Point on…

  • Jan 4th, 2014
Richard Schiff
Dayle Jorgensen

Dayle Jorgensen

Dayle A. Jorgensen (McClure, Gamble)Age 87If we were to put her essence…

  • Jan 1st, 2014
Dayle Jorgensen

William Nichols

William (Bill) NicholsI wanted Orcas friends to know that my Dad, Bill…

  • Jan 1st, 2014
David Fox

Passages | David Fox

David Alan Fox was born May 17, 1944 in Littleton, New Hampshire. He was the younger of two sons born to Fred E. Fox and Gladys Lucille Boll Fox. David started school in Andover, New Hampshire in a 2 room schoolhouse with six grades, three in each room.

  • Dec 23rd, 2013
David Fox
Mary Gibson Hatten

Mary Gibson Hatten

Mary Gibson Hatten, 88, died Dec. 20, 2013 in Whatcom Hospice. A…

  • Dec 20th, 2013
Mary Gibson Hatten
Seth Joseph Hemker

Seth Joseph Hemker

Eighteen-month old Seth passed away the morning of Dec. 18, 2013.Seth was…

  • Dec 18th, 2013
Seth Joseph Hemker
He has been a pilot to helicopters

THE GENTLE GIANT HAS EXITED | Passages

On the evening of Oct. 17, 2013, Josh, my son, left his body during his final motorcycle ride ... an accident in Los Angeles, Calif.

  • Dec 16th, 2013
He has been a pilot to helicopters

Belinda Landon

There will be a celebration of life for Belinda Landon on Sunday,…

  • Dec 15th, 2013

Robert Anderson

Robert Arthur AndersonRobert Arthur Anderson died on Dec. 15, 2013. He was…

  • Dec 15th, 2013

Michaeline Nicol

Michaeline “Binka” Nicol, age 69, of Eastsound, Wash., passed away suddenly on…

  • Dec 13th, 2013
G. Richard Fowles

G. Richard Fowles

Physicist, educatorRichard “Dick” Fowles died Nov. 30, 2013 at Ashley Gardens Memory…

  • Nov 30th, 2013
G. Richard Fowles
Peter Ranke Vincent

Peter Ranke Vincent

Peter Ranke Vincent died on Nov. 23, 2013. He was born on…

  • Nov 23rd, 2013
Peter Ranke Vincent

Fred Pinneo

Fred Pinneo, age 83, passed away Nov. 21, 2013 in Creswell, Ore.He…

  • Nov 21st, 2013
Bruce W. Ballanger

Bruce W. Ballanger

Bruce W. Ballanger passed on the morning of Wednesday November 20, 2013…

  • Nov 20th, 2013
Bruce W. Ballanger
Rosa Montgomery

Rosa Montgomery | Passages

“She was the most kind and devoted person I have ever known. I am so happy she is now at rest in the one place she has always wanted to visit – Heaven.”

  • Nov 15th, 2013
Rosa Montgomery
Rosa Montgomery

Rosa Montgomery

“She was the most kind and devoted person I have ever known.…

  • Nov 12th, 2013
Rosa Montgomery
Jack Cadden

Jack Cadden

John P. (Jack) Cadden, of Eastsound, Wash. passed away on Nov. 8,…

  • Nov 8th, 2013
Jack Cadden
Rosalyn Truett.

Passages | Rosalyn Truett

Vaneta “Rosalyn” Truett offered these words as a final gift to her family and friends on Oct. 23, 2013. She passed peacefully from this life on Nov. 2, 2013 after a brief illness. She was 70 years old.

  • Nov 6th, 2013
Rosalyn Truett.
Emery Boston Emmes

Emery Boston Emmes

September 16, 1922 – November 4, 2013Emery Emmes passed quietly in his…

  • Nov 4th, 2013
Emery Boston Emmes
Rosalyn Truett

Rosalyn Truett

“We need to honor each other. We honor the parts we play…

  • Nov 2nd, 2013
Rosalyn Truett
Richard Halvorson

Richard Halvorson

Richard B. Halvorson passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, while…

  • Nov 1st, 2013
Richard Halvorson

Helen Venada

Helen Venada, a long-time resident of Friday Harbor, passed away on Oct.…

  • Oct 12th, 2013
Jane Willis Barfoot-Hodde

Jane Willis Barfoot-Hodde

Jane Willis Barfoot-Hodde ended her life experience on Oct. 12. Her 99…

  • Oct 12th, 2013
Jane Willis Barfoot-Hodde
Janet Sharninghouse

Janet Sharninghouse

Lillian Janet Teel Sharninghouse, 83, passed away peacefully at her home in…

  • Oct 10th, 2013
Janet Sharninghouse
Bill Glass

Bill Glass

Bill Glass (William Edward) left his body at 9:15 p.m. on Oct.…

  • Oct 9th, 2013
Bill Glass
Barbara MacBryer

Barbara MacBryer

(1944-2013)Born January 9, 1944 in Vancouver, British Columbia, to Edna and Ernest…

  • Oct 1st, 2013
Barbara MacBryer
Thomas Bond

Thomas Bond

Thurman Bond, 90, who lived in Doe Bay for 67 years, died…

  • Aug 30th, 2013
Thomas Bond

Ron Meng

Ron Meng, founder and owner of Islands Marine Center on Lopez Island…

  • Aug 22nd, 2013
Amos Edgar Coffelt

Amos Edgar Coffelt

Amos Edgar Coffelt, of Molson, Wash. passed away on his 85th birthday,…

  • Aug 16th, 2013
Amos Edgar Coffelt
Ruth Nutt

Ruth Nutt

Ruth Jeanne Heagle Nutt was born in Syracuse, New York to Ernest…

  • Aug 15th, 2013
Ruth Nutt
Cheryl Ellen McIntosh

Cheryl Ellen McIntosh

Cheryl Ellen McIntosh, age 61, died of melanoma, in Seattle, Wash. on…

  • Aug 9th, 2013
Cheryl Ellen McIntosh
Chuck Owen

Chuck Owen

After a five-year adventure, as he would call it, with cancer, Chuck…

  • Aug 2nd, 2013
Chuck Owen
Robert Jacobus

Robert Jacobus

In the early morning of July 30, 2013, somewhere between 5 a.m.…

  • Jul 30th, 2013
Robert Jacobus