Obituaries

Elizabeth Smith

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Smith, 91, died April 18, 2003, in Woodinville. She was born July 1, 1911, in England, and moved to Whidbey Island in 1975.… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2003

Lois Obenauer Bylenok

Lois Obenauer Bylenok, 80, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, peacefully and unexpectedly passed away in her sleep on April 18, 2003, in Tucson. Born in Buffalo,… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2003

Mary Melissa Mowry

Mary Melissa Mowry, 62, died April 18, 2003. She was born Oct. 13, 1940, in Stoddard, Wis., to Marion and Bernice McClellan. In 1950, Mary… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2003

Leon Robert Jette

Leon Robert Jette, 56, Army veteran, died April 17, 2003, at his residence in Havre, Mont., after a long battle with cancer. Cremation has taken place.He… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2003

Edward Draucker

Senior Chief Petty Officer Edward A. Draucker, U.S. Navy, retired, died April 14, 2003, of leukemia at the Veteran’s Administration Puget Sound Health Care System… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2003

Jack Goetz

God shared Jack with us for 83 years and on April 14, 2003, called him to his heavenly home. He died peacefully at home surrounded… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2003

James M. McBride

James M. “Jim’ McBride, 87, 18-year resident of Oak Harbor, died quietly at home with his family April 13, 2003, following a long battle with… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2003

Olive Kilcup

Olive Kilcup, 93, longtime Oak Harbor resident, died April 13, 2003 at Whidbey Island Manor.Mrs. Kilcup was born in Bankhead, Alberta, Canada, June 20, 1909,… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2003

Mary Jean Badayos Lindberg

Mary Jean Badayos Lindberg, 44, of Oak Harbor, died April 12, 2003 in Anacortes. She was born May 17, 1958, in the Philippines. She and… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2003

Lora Lee Duncan Swetnam

Lora Lee Duncan Swetnam was born Dec. 3, 1925, in St. Francis, Kan. She was the youngest of 10 children born to Edward E. Duncan… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2003

Raydon Elizabeth Bradley

Raydon Elizabeth Bradley, 33, of Coupeville, died of cancer April 11, 2003, in the comfort of her mother’s home.She was born May 6, 1969, in… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2003

Travis Aleen Kennedy

Travis Aleen Kennedy, 82, was born Dec.14, 1920, in Craig, Colo., to Burks W. Traylor and Arte (Vaughn) Traylor. She died April 9, 2003 at… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2003

Karen Lorraine King

Karen Lorraine King, 56, died April 8, 2003 at Whidbey General Hospital from complications associated with cancer.Karen was born Nov. 10, 1946, in Kindersley, Saskatchewan,… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2003

Raymond Morris

Raymond F. Morris, 68, of Oak Harbor, died April 6, 2003, at Providence Hospital, Everett. He was born Nov. 21, 1934, in Columbia Falls, Mont.… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2003

robert Gordon

Robert H. Gordon, lieutenant commander, USN retired, died April 5, 2003, at home in Oak Harbor. Robert was born on April 7, 1937, in Philadelphia,… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2003

Elna Schmit

Elna P. Schmit, 82, died April 4, 2003, at her home in Oak Harbor. She was born July 29, 1920, in St. Paul, Minn., to… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2003

Nawasa Look

Nawasa Quinn Look, 97, of Sequim, died March 30, 2003. She was born May 22, 1905, in Green Briar County, W.V., to Henry and Judy… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2003

Marion Volentine

Marion K. “Vol” Volentine, 75, longtime resident of Anacortes, died March 29, 2003, at his Campbell Lake home following an extended battle with cancer.Mr. Volentine… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2003

Scott Richey

Scott A. Richey, 29, of Oak Harbor, died at his home on March 29, 2003, following an extended illness.Scott was born in Mountain View, Calif.,… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2003

Dora Steadman

Dora Maud Godfrey Steadman, 83, passed away March 27, 2003, after an extended illness. Dora was born in Clarkston, Utah, Dec. 5, 1919, to Ezekiel… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2003