Obituaries

Denny Zylstra

A celebration of life for Denny Zylstra will take place on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, at the Oak Harbor Elks Lodge, 155 NE Ernst Street,… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2018

 

Shirley Valdez: Aug. 21, 1927 – Nov. 6, 2018

Shirley Jean Valdez of Oak Harbor passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Nov. 6, 2018, at HomePlace, with husband of 67 years,… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2018

 

Donald Reay, MD: May 14, 1937 – Nov.10, 2018

Dr. Donald Reay passed away at his home in Oak Harbor on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. He was 81. Don was born May 14, 1937,… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2018

 

Shirley Ann Simmons: Sept. 5, 1930- Nov. 4, 2018

Shirley Ann Simmons, 88, longtime Clinton resident, passed away peacefully at her home, following a brief illness, on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, surrounded by family.… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2018

Fred Joel Hayden: July 17, 1941 – Oct.28, 2018

On Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, Fred Joel Hayden passed from earth to heaven. He died at home, in the presence of his wife, Fran, after… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2018

William Gardner Norton: March 23, 1930 – Oct. 31, 2018

William Gardner Norton, 88, returned to his heavenly home on Oct. 31, 2018 after a valiant battle with cancer. His devotion to his family and… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2018

Oak Harbor edges Everett, claims state berth / Volleyball

Overcoming a loss in the semifinals of the District 1 3A volleyball tournament, Oak Harbor High School powered past Everett 3-1 Saturday, Nov. 10, at… Continue reading

James Wallace Berwick: Aug. 7, 1932 – Oct. 21, 2018

James Wallace Berwick, Jr., born Aug. 7, 1932, in Lincoln, Delaware, passed away on Oct. 21, 2018. James graduated from the University of Delaware before… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2018

Shirley Ann Simmons: Sept. 5, 1930 – Nov. 4, 2018

Shirley Ann Simmons, age 88, longtime Clinton resident, passed away after a brief illness, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, at her home, surrounded by family. Mrs.… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2018
Hines

Sandra ‘Sandy’ Hines: Jan. 6, 1954 – Sept. 27, 2018

A celebration of life for Sandra Hines, 64, a longtime science and environment writer for the University of Washington, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday,… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2018
Hines
Galloway

Elizabeth M. Galloway: June 8, 1933 – Sept. 28, 2018

Elizabeth M. Galloway passed away on Sept. 28, 2018. Condensing her life into a few column inches is a challenge, for there are the facts… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2018
Galloway
Dorman

Laverne Fisher Dorman: Jan. 12, 1940 – Oct. 14, 2018

Laverne Fisher Dorman: Jan. 12, 1940 - Oct. 14, 2018

  • Nov 6, 2018
Dorman

Richard ‘Pete’ Edward Peterson: Feb. 10, 1970 – Oct. 25, 2018

Richard “Pete” Edward Peterson, 48, passed away on Oct. 25. He was born in Escanaba, Mich., on Feb. 10, 1970, to William and Karen (nee… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2018
Ackerson

Adelheid ‘Heidi’ Ackerson: March 29, 1941 – Oct., 28, 2018

Originally from Germany, Heidi immigrated to the United States in 1959. She married Gerald “Jerry” Ackerson of Minnesota that same year and made a life… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2018
Ackerson

James Francis Powers Jr.: Oct. 16, 1950 – Oct. 25, 2018

James Powers Jr., of Coupeville, passed away on Oct. 25. No services are currently scheduled.… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018

Glenn Jerome Eckard: Dec. 13, 1935 – Oct.25, 2018

Glenn was born Dec. 13, 1935 in Columbia, S.C. to Rev. Glenn S. and Ruby Sandel Eckard. After most of his young life as a… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2018

Dennis (Zeke, Zee) Dayle Zylstra: Aug. 18, 1940 – Oct. 20, 2018

Denny Zylstra passed away at Careage of Whidbey in Coupeville on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the age of 78. He was born on Aug. 18,… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

Sandra W. Martenson: Oct. 23, 2018

Sandra W Martenson passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 23 following a brief and unexpected illness. Born Sandra Anne Wavrunek in Two Rivers, Wis. in… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018
Quinn

“Pat” Gail Quinn: Sept. 12, 1925 – Oct. 14, 2018

“Just Passing Through” “Pat” Gail Quinn, an Oak Harbor resident since 1957 and longtime Oak Harbor businessman, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018,… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018
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Jean Sherman: Aug. 5, 1918 – Oct. 21, 2018

Jean was born Emily Jane Vincent on Aug. 5, 1918, in Alma, Prince Edward Island, Canada. She died on Oct. 21, 2018 on Whidbey Island.… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018