Obituaries

Norm Austin: May 1, 2018

Norm Austin, LCDR, USN (Ret), age 95, longtime Oak Harbor resident, passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at WhidbeyHealth Medical Center. Norm served his… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2018

Lyle Franklin Bull: April 8, 1938 – May 4, 2018

Lyle Franklin Bull (born April 8, 1938) was a rear admiral in the U.S. Navy. RADM Bull flew 237 combat missions during three cruises to… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2018

Ronald C. Medcalf: March 8, 1943-April 4, 2018

Ronald C. Medcalf, 75, of Oak Harbor, died April 4, 2018. He was born to the late Leona Mae and Gerald Medcalf, March 8, 1943,… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2018

William Andrew Lineberger

William Andrew Lineberg-er (Bill) passed away the afternoon of April 16, 2018 of complications from pneumonia. He is survived by his children, grandchildren and wife.… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2018

Steven Michael Gavigan: August 5, 1954 – April 22, 2018

Steve Gavigan passed away peacefully on April 22, 2018, at the age of 63. He was born in Tacoma on Aug. 5, 1954, to John… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2018

Freeman Everet Boyer Jr.: Sept., 14, 1921-April 27, 2018

Freeman Everet Boyer Jr. was born Sept., 14, 1921, in the family home on the south end of Ebey’s prairie in Coupeville. He attended the… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2018

George Birdt: Sept. 2, 1924 – April 28, 2018

George Birdt passed away April 28, 2018, following a long and courageous battle with cancer. Hehas been reunited with his lifelong love, Eleanor Snell Birdt.… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2018

Theodore Duane Jensen: 1933-April 22, 2018

Rev. Theodore Duane Jensen, 84, of Phoenix, went home to be with the Lord after a short battle with cancer, on Sunday April 22, 2018.… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2018

Alfonso Enriquez: Oct. 30, 1933 – April 14, 2018

Alfonso “Big Al” Enriquez of Oak Harbor, WA passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the ripe age of 84. Al was born to… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2018

Martha Gwen VanDusen: Dec. 10, 1968 – March 19, 2018

Martha “Marty” Gwen VanDusen passed away in Everett on March 19, 2018 from injuries sustained in an auto accident. She was 49 years of age.… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2018

Evelyn R. Fountain: March 15, 1928-March 30, 2018

Evelyn R. Fountain, a long-time resident of Coupeville, passed away on March 30, 2018 after a protracted illness. She had recently celebrated her 90th birthday.… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2018

Mimi Luise Bouchée: March 22, 1937 – April 12, 2018

Mimi Luise Bouchée was born March 22, 1937, in King County, Seattle. She reached the age of 81 before leaving those who knew and loved… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2018

Tearle A. Gillies: Sept. 6, 1934 – April 18, 2018

Tearle A Gillies was born Sept. 6, 1934, in Watertown, South Dakota and passed away April 18, 2018, at Fidalgo Care Center in Anacortes after… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2018

Carole K. Hart: July 17, 1939 – April 15, 2018

Carole Kay Hart passed away on April 15, 2018 at her home in Coupeville. Carole was the youngest of four children. She was born July… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2018
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Scott Warren Stewart: May 8, 1954-April 1, 2018

Scott was born in Maywood, Calif., to Paul Hues Stewart and Barbara (Pool) Stewart. The couple eventually moved to Oak Harbor and owned and operated… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2018
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Thomas M. Rice: Sept. 21, 1947-March 29, 2018

Thomas M. Rice, of Coupeville, passed away at the age of 71. Born in Oklahoma City in 1947 to William and Ruthie Rice, the family… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2018

Bob ‘Pumps’ Nelson: Sept. 5, 1937-April 10, 2018

Robert William Nelson, age 80, went to be with the Lord April 10, 2018. He was born Sept. 5, 1937 to William A. Nelson and… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2018

Roberta Lane: Jan. 30, 1934-April 12, 2018

Roberta “Bobbie” Lee Lane passed away on April 12, 2018 at her home in Anacortes, Wash. She was 84. Bobbie was born Jan. 30, 1934… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2018

Pamela Sue DeMoor: Jan. 13, 1982 – Feb. 25, 2018

Pamela Sue DeMoor was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on Jan. 13, 1982, and passed away Feb. 25, 2018 as the result of a tragic automobile… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2018

Linda Jean Quistorf: June 5, 1952-April 15, 2017

We want to start off by apologizing for this being a year late. Writing an obituary for a parent is never easy, especially when unexpected.… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2018