Obituaries

Kenneth Eugene Sebens: 1941 – 2017

Ken Sebens passed away surrounded by his family and a dear friend at the age of 75 on June 5. Ken was born in Bellingham… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2017

Sylvia Rios Jones: April 9, 1948 – June 5, 2017

Sylvia Rios Jones, 69, of Oak Harbor, passed away on June 5 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. She was surrounded by her son… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2017

Dieter Peplinski: Jan. 1, 1943 – June 7, 2017

Dieter Peplinski died at his home in Oak Harbor on June 7, 2017 after a long battle with cancer. He was born in Berlin, Germany… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2017

John William Zeilstra: May 16, 1939 – May 28, 2017

John passed away suddenly on May 28, working on his property at Bow Hill. In spite of declining health, he remained active working, meeting friends… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2017

Geraldine Mae Strand: Nov. 28, 1927 – April 24, 2017

Geraldine “Geri” Mae Strand passed away following a long illness surrounded by her family on April 24 in Mount Vernon, Wash. Geri was born Nov.… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2017

Homer Oldemeyer: Oct. 28, 1931 – May 22, 2017

Homer Oldemeyer, faithful husband and dad, began his earthly journey Oct. 28, 1931, and completed his earthly journey May 22, with family by his side.… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2017

Rebecca Jean Myers: April 26, 1941 – May 19, 2017

Rebecca Jean “Becky” Myers, age 76, passed away peacefully on Friday morning, May 19, in Oak Harbor. She was born on April 26, 1941, in… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2017

Joseph Fackler: Oct. 28, 1947 – May 23, 2017

At 7:30 p.m. on May 23, Joe Fackler quietly passed away at home with his loving wife and life companion of 23 years, Robin Raney,… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2017

Jean Elizabeth Smith Clark: Oct. 2, 1920 – June 1, 2017

Jean Elizabeth Smith Clark passed away at Regency on Whidbey the morning of June 1 at the age of 96. She was born in Macon,… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2017

Cynthia ‘Cindy’ LuAnn Derting: April 9, 1962 – May 29, 2017

Cynthia “Cindy” LuAnn Derting, 54, of Oak Harbor passed away on Monday, May 29, in Everett, following a brief illness. She was born on April… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2017

Herbert Edward Weible: Nov. 22, 1923 – May 27, 2017

Herb Weible was born Nov. 22, 1923, in Turtle Lake, N.D., the first of seven children born to Edward and Emma (Fryer) Weible. He grew… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2017

Linda A. Lines: Nov. 29, 1949 – May 14, 2017

Linda A. Lines, beloved mother, grandmother and friend slipped away to be with our Heavenly Father on Sunday, May 14, at the young age of… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2017

Norma L. Gray: March 25, 1944 – May 27, 2017

Norma L. Gray, 73, a resident of Oak Harbor, passed away with her loving family by her side Saturday, May 27. Funeral services will be… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2017

Roland Kermit Capes: March 16, 1924 – May 29, 2017

Rev. Roland Kermit Capes, 93, of Freeland, passed away on Monday, May 29, at Providence Medical Center in Everett. Pastor Capes was born in Grand… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2017

Josephine ‘Jo’ Balda: Oct. 3, 1922 – May 26, 2017

Josephine “Jo” Balda passed away peacefully on May 26 at Regency on Whidbey. She was born on Oct. 3, 1922, to Jake and Jennie (Fakkema)… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2017

Carole Louise Farina: March 31, 1946 – May 23, 2017

Carole Louise Farina, age 71, passed away on May 23, 2017 at Virginia Mason Medical Center after a battle with cancer. She was born in… Continue reading

  • May 26, 2017

Margaret Wildes Seals: July 24, 1917 – May 21, 2017

After a century of living, Margaret Wildes Seals would not get to eat her 100th birthday cake. Born July 24, 1917, in a log cabin… Continue reading

  • May 26, 2017

John DeMeyere: Oct. 19, 1938 – Sept. 13, 2016

The family of John DeMeyere invite all friends to join them in a luncheon celebrating his life at 11 a.m. May 27 to be held… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2017

Mary Alice Griffin: June 4, 1921 – May 12, 2017

Mary Alice Griffin was born June 4, 1921 to Emory and Elizabeth Baumgardner in Harrington, Wash. She passed away on May 12 surrounded by loved… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2017

Michael P. Hoing: April 6, 1960 – May 7, 2017

Oak Harbor resident Michael P. Hoing passed away Sunday, May 7, with his loving family by his side. He was 57 years of age. He… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2017