Obituaries

Deborah Sue Voss: Aug. 1, 1951 – June 11, 2019

Deborah Sue Voss, born at Tripler Army Hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Aug. 1, 1951, passed away at her home on June 11, 2019, following… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2019

Cody Allen Fry: Died July 7, 2019

Cody Allen Fry, 33, passed away at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Mont., on July 7, 2019. Arrangements are under the care of Garden City… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2019

John Hennrich: Feb. 27, 1920 – July 1, 2019

Leroy “John” Hennrich, 99, passed away July 1, 2019, at the family home on Whidbey Island. The seventh of Charles and Hattie Hennrich’s eight children,… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2019

Joe L. ‘Bud’ Metcalfe, Jr.: Dec. 10, 1929 – June 15, 2019

Joe “Bud” Metcalfe passed away at the age of 89 on June 15, 2019, in Oak Harbor, Wash. He was surrounded by many family members.… Continue reading

  • Jul 8, 2019

Dr. Gerald Shadel: June 19, 1931 – April 16, 2019

Dr. Gerald L. Shadel, 87, passed away on April 16, 2019. He was born in Lafayette, Ind. June 19, 1931, the son of Bill and… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2019

William Morgan: June 26, 2019

William Peter “Pete” Morgan, Senior Chief, USN (Ret), age 73, longtime Oak Harbor resident, passed away on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at his home, surrounded… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2019

Hazel Williams: April 1, 1916 – June 13, 2019

(Anna) Hazel Williams went to her Savior, Jesus Christ, singing His praises (literally) on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at the age of 103. Born April… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2019

Jack Dow Owensby: Jan.13, 1937- June 22, 2019

Jack Dow Owensby, age 82 and longtime Coupeville resident, passed away at his home on Saturday, June 22, 2019, following a lengthy illness. Mr. Owensby… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2019

Marilyn Athey: March 17, 1934- June 28, 2018

My apologies for waiting a year. Marilyn Patricia (Duncan) Athey died of cancer at Milbank Care and Rehabilitation Center in South Dakota on June 28,… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2019

Frank Vande Werfhorst Jr.:June 20, 1946 -May 19, 2019

Frank Vande Werfhorst Jr., 72, of Oak Harbor, Wash., died Sunday, May 19, 2019 in Phoenix, Ariz. after a brief battle with cancer. Frank was… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2019

Trudy Irene Light: Feb 11, 1955 – May 14, 2019

Trudy arrived in the early morning hours of a winter storm in Auburn, N.Y., the youngest of four daughters born to Neal Wm. Wade and… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2019

Patricia I. O’Dell: July 10, 1931 – June 12, 2019

Pat Irene O’Dell passed away peacefully at Skagit Valley Hospital, on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. She was 87 years young. Born on Friday, July 10,… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019

Linda R. Venetti: Nov. 24, 1948- May 26, 2019

Linda Venetti passed away on May 26, 2019 in her home, peacefully, with her husband John Venetti and sons Johnny and Bo Venetti present. Linda… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019

Harry Dickinson: Died April 10, 2019

The Celebration of Life of Harry Dickinson, a barbecue and picnic, starts 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 2262 Van Dam Road.… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019

Valerie Salter Wilder: Sept. 11, 1938 – June 3, 2019

Valerie Salter Wilder was born on Sept. 11, 1938, the only child of Samuel Leslie and Lillie Salter. Valerie attended primary school in England and… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2019

Johanna Boyle: Nov. 18, 1975 – June 2, 2019

The world lost some of its color today with the passing of Johanna Mara Lynn (Spatz) Boyle. She was born Nov. 18, 1975 in a… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2019

Franklin Jongsma: Aug. 25, 1927 – May 24, 2019

Franklin Martin Jongsma was born at home in Oak Harbor, Wash. on Aug. 25, 1927 to Sidney and Lena (Abrahamse) Jongsma. He died at Where… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019

William E. Chiles: Feb. 21, 1928 – May 18, 2019

William (Bill) Edward Chiles was born on Feb. 21, 1928 in Champaign, Ill., and passed away at age 91 in Oak Harbor, Wash., on May… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019

Victoriano Fernandez: April 15, 1934 – June 2, 2019

Victoriano Mangandi Fernandez was the second of four children born to Roman Fernandez and Genoveva Delacruz. He immigrated to the U.S. 20 years ago. Bert,… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019

John ‘Pat’ Burk: Dec. 22, 1926 – March 30, 2019

John Napoleon “Pat” Burk, died on March 30, 2019, at the age of 92. His wife, Gerda Burk, will hold a memorial service June 22… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2019