Obituaries

Christopher Ray Zacharias: Sept. 21, 1961 – Sept. 10, 2018

Christopher Ray Zacharias, 56, passed into the presence of his Lord Jesus Christ on Sept.10, 2018 surrounded by family at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bellingham.… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2018

Sandy Nelson Wilson: Dec. 18, 1930 – Sept. 20, 2018

Sandy Nelson Wilson passed away peacefully on Sept. 20, 2018 in Port Orchard, Wash. Born Dec. 18, 1930 in Birmingham, Ala. and raised in Canton,… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2018

Albert Bowers: Aug. 9, 2018

Albert Bowers of Coupeville passed away on Aug. 9. A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, Oct. 7, 3 p.m. at Living Hope… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2018

Marguerite G. “Peggie” Suess: Aug. 22, 1918 – Sept. 22, 2018

Marguerite “Peggie” Suess passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, Sept. 22, just one month after celebrating her 100th birthday. Peggie… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2018

Diana Louise Wright: Jan. 5, 1952 – Sept. 18, 2018

Diana Louise Wright, 66, longtime Oak Harbor resident, passed away at WhidbeyHealth Medical Center on Tuesday, Sept. 18, following a brief illness. Mrs. Wright was… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2018

Jack Hendry: Dec. 14, 1934 – Sept. 16, 2018

AFCM (Ret.) Jack Hendry passed away at home on Sunday, Sept. 16, of natural causes. Master Chief Hendry was born on Dec. 14, 1934, in… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2018

Robert W. Mattson: March 8, 1949 – Sept. 5, 2018

Robert W. Mattson, 69, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018 at his home in Oak Harbor. Born March 8, 1949 in Mankato, Minn., he was… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018

Gail Ann Seelow: Aug. 13, 1951 – Sept. 18, 2018

Gail Ann Walter Seelow entered into rest after a long battle with cancer. Her husband of 48 years Jerry was by her side. Gail was… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018

David Michael Riley: Dec.25, 1952 – Sept. 7, 2018

David M. Riley was born in Wichita, Kan. to Russell R. and Lulu E. Riley. His childhood was spent following his father’s career with Kiewit… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018

Gerald “Jerry” Lubinski: Sept. 11, 1943 – Aug. 26, 2018

Born in Holland, Ohio, to Joseph Lubinski and Elizabeth (Szymanowski). Graduated from Sylvania High School. Married Barbara Bondy. They had one son, James. He was… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018

Robert H. Lang: Aug. 26, 1934 – Sept. 4, 2018

Robert H. Lang, “Bob,” 84, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born and raised in Oak… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2018

Phyllis Jean (Morgan) Miller: April 13, 1939 – Aug. 31, 2018

Phyllis Jean (Morgan) Miller, 79 died Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 in her daughter’s home in Warsaw, Mo. following a lengthy illness. In hospice care for… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2018

LT, Mark J. Dix: Aug. 9, 1956 – Sept. 3, 2018

Lt. (retired) Mark James Dix, 62, died unexpectedly on Sept. 3, 2018, after a yearlong battle with cancer. Mark was born Aug. 9, 1956, in… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2018

Donald Keith (Babe) Alexander: June 11, 1931 – Sept. 4, 2018

Born in Plainview, Neb. on June 11, 1931, Donald Alexander has passed away peacefully, Sept. 4, 2018 in Reno, Nev. He was the husband of… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2018

Lester Loyal Holbrook: June 7, 1921 – Aug. 26, 2018

Lester Loyal Holbrook was born in Whitebird, Idaho on June 7, 1921. On Aug. 26, 2018, he left his Coupeville home to meet up with… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2018

Geanyce May Allen: May 17, 1966 – August 31, 2018

Geanyce May Allen, born May 17, 1966 in Long Beach, Calif., passed away on Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 at 8:45 a.m. at her home in… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2018

Ned Papenfus: June 9, 1938 – Aug. 17, 2018

Ned Papenfus passed away Aug. 17, 2018. While always having a love of airplanes, he attended Cal Poly, graduating with a bachelor’s of science in… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2018

Carol Ann Kern-Loranc: Feb. 5, 1940–Aug. 17, 2018

Carol Ann Kern-Loranc, of Oak Harbor, passed away of natural causes on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018 in Everett. Carol was born in Missoula, Mont. on… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2018

Carolyn P. Willingham: July 28, 1970 – Sept. 2, 2018

Carolyn P. Willingham passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, at the age of 48. She is survived by her mother Hilary of Oak Harbor, her sister… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2018

Gloria Jean McKinley: Nov. 6, 1926 – July 25, 2018

Gloria Jean McKinley, 91, of Oak Harbor passed away July 25, 2018. She was born Nov. 6, 1926. She met the love of her life… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2018