Obituaries

Keith Andrew Pankau: Oct. 13, 1956–Sept. 23, 2017

Keith A. Pankau, beloved brother, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, had the kindest and most giving of hearts. He is survived by his sisters Laura Crook… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2017

Terry Mills: Nov. 22, 1948- Sept. 27, 2017

Terry Vaughn Mills was born in Clarion, Pa., in 1948, on the Reynolds family homestead, which dates to the 1800s. His stay was short as… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2017

LT. William Ronald Howes, USN, RN: Jan. 27, 1977-Aug. 14, 2017

Bill was born Jan. 27, 1977 in Dubuque, Iowa to Ronald Howes and Debra Delorto (Hagensten). He grew up with his siblings Gen. Jason and… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2017

Hobart Ross Hildyard: Nov. 18, 1928-Sept. 28, 2017

The Reverend Hobart Ross Hildyard, 88, of Oak Harbor, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. He was born in Hutchinson, Kan. on Nov.… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2017

Deloise ‘Dee’ Harbour: March 15, 1923-Sept. 25, 2017

Deloise “Dee” Harbour passed away at her home in Oak Harbor on Sept. 25, 2017 at the age of 94. She was born in St.… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2017

John W. Sumner: March 16, 1928-Sept. 3, 2017

John “B.J.” Sumner, died peacefully at the age of 89 on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in his Oak Harbor home with his loving daughter Joey,… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017

Carol Zenobia Steele: Dec. 10, 1943-Sept. 18, 2017

Carol Zenobia Steele was born on Dec. 10, 1943 in Anacortes. to William Steele and Margaret Jacobson. As the daughter of a military family, she… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017

Deloise ‘Dee’ Harbour: March 15, 1923-Sept. 25, 2017

Long time Oak Harbor resident Deloise “Dee” Harbour passed away on Sept. 25, 2017. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday,… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017

Gregory Scott Bond: March 20, 1959-Sept. 21, 2017

Gregory Scott Bond, a former resident of Oak Harbor. and now of Oklahoma City, was born March 20, 1959 to Parker and Shirley Bond in… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017

Orville Westlund: Sept. 11, 2017

Orville “Wes” Westlund passed away peacefully on Sept. 11, 2017, at the age of 88. He served as a Navy Chaplain from 1959 to 1981,… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2017

Frank Schufletowski: Jan. 24, 1940-Sept. 15, 2017

Dr. Frank Schufletowski entered Heaven to be with his Heavenly Father and his son Christ Jesus on Sept. 15, 2017. Frank was born in Havre,… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2017

June Agnes Reed: March 26, 1944-Sept. 18, 2017

June Agnes Reed, longtime Oak Harbor resident, left this world and started her new adventure on Sept. 18, 2017, at the age of 73. June… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2017

Florence M. Jewell: March 28, 1925-Sept. 9, 2017

Florence M. Jewell, 92, “Shirley” to those who knew her, of Burlington, passed away of pneumonia on Sept. 9, 2017 at the hospital in Sedro-Woolley… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2017

Janette van Slageren Ellis: July 10, 1932 – Aug. 31, 2017

Janette van Slageren Ellis of Oak Harbor passed away on Aug. 31, 2017 after a valiant year-long battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born at… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2017

Martha Jaszkowski: April 29, 1927-Sept. 7, 2017

Martha Jaszkowski passed away peacefully on Sept. 7, 2017 in her own home with family around her. She lived a full and beautiful life of… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2017

Hitoko (Tonko) A Rochefort: June 2, 1934-Aug. 28, 2017

Hitoko (Tonko) A. Rochefort was born in Japan in 1934 and was the youngest of seven children. She met her husband Jim (Rocky) Rochefort in… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2017

Timothy Lee Trease: July 20, 1967-Aug. 28, 2017

Timothy Lee Trease was born July 20, 1967, and passed away peacefully surrounded by family after a five-month battle with cancer on Monday, Aug. 28,… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2017

Ethel June Deasy: May 21, 1929-Sept. 2, 2017

Our mother Ethel June Deasy was born May 21, 1929. After 88 years of nurturing with hands and heart, she passed away peacefully in her… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2017

John Fowler McNamara: Feb. 26, 1939 – Aug. 28, 2017

John McNamara of Oak Harbor. passed away at home on Aug. 28, 2017, in the company of close family. John was born in Seattle to… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2017

Linda J. Rhodes: June 22, 1954-Aug. 23, 2017

Linda Jean (Ginnett) Rhodes, known affectionately as “Boss Kitty” or “Miss Kitty,” born on Tuesday, June 22, 1954, in Anacortes, Wash., went to her final… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2017