Obituaries

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

Oscar J. Bakke: April 9, 1930 – May 20, 2019

On Monday, May 20, 2019, Oscar J. Bakke, passed away at the age of 89. Oscar J. Bakke was born April 9, 1930, in Sheyenne,… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2019

Edward Quist: Aug. 14, 1939 – May 24, 2019

Edward Quist, of Oak Harbor, lost his battle with Parkinson’s disease on May 24, 2019. He passed away peacefully at home with his family and… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2019

Clara June Muehlhausen: Jun. 28, 1936 – Mar. 6, 2019

Clara June Muehlhausen passed gently from this earth, surrounded by family, on March 6, 2019. She was born in Bloomfield, Ill. on Jun. 28, 1936… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2019

Daniel M. Esterly: Oct. 8, 1924 – May 11, 2019

It is with great sadness that the family of Daniel M. Esterly announce his passing on May 11, 2019 at the age of 94. Dan… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019