Obituaries

Linda Jo Francis

Linda Jo Francis, 41, of Clinton, died suddenly March 18, 2003. Viewing will be from 5-9 p.m., Sunday, March 30, at Visser Funeral Home in… Continue reading

  • Mar 18, 2003

Cathrun Sprague

Cathryn A. "Kate" Sprague, 61, of Coupeville, died March 16, 2003, following a heroic struggle with multiple sclerosis. Her family was with her as she… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2003

Mary Christine ‘Chris’ King

Mary Christine “Chris” King, 96, died March 16, 2003, at Careage of Whidbey where she had been a resident since July 1992. She would have… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2003

Carrie Elva Reade

Carrie Elva Reade, 81, long-time Oak Harbor resident, died March 12, 2003 at her home.Mrs. Reade was born Feb. 15, 1922 in Indiana, Pa. to… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2003

Lucille Ann Thieman

Lucille Ann “Lu” Thieman died March 11, 2003, at Home Place in Oak Harbor; she was 92. She was born Jan. 21, 1911, in Hoxie,… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2003

Carl Barco

Carl Michael Barco, 50, 29-year resident of Oak Harbor, died suddenly March 10, 2003, at Providence Hospital, Colby Campus, in Everett.Mr. Barco was born April… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2003

Herbert Pickard

Herb passed away from Alzheimer’s disease in the company of his beloved wife March 10, 2003. We were told by hospice nurses that he heard… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2003

Sylvia Johnson

A memorial service will be held at Coupeville United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Friday, March 14, 2003, for Sylvia E. (Bliven) Johnson. All who… Continue reading

  • Mar 8, 2003

Danilo Oblenida Ochoa

Funeral Mass for Danilo Oblenida "Danny" Ochoa, Sr. was celebrated March 11 at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church, Oak Harbor, with the Rev. Ronald Belisle as… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2003

Linda Crabtree

Linda Diane Crabtree, 51, of Clinton, died March 6, 2003, at her home in Clinton.She was born Dec. 5, 1951, in Kirkland to John and… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2003

Richard Payne

Richard W. “Dick” Payne, 85, died March 6, 2003, at Home Place Special Care Center, Oak Harbor, surrounded by the love of his family. Dick… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2003

Marilyn Daugherty

Marilyn Janece Daugherty, long time resident of Oak Harbor and retired master school teacher in Oak Harbor School District, passed away March 4, 2003, in… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2003

Eugene Webb

Eugene Clifford Webb died peacefully in his sleep March 3, 2003, with loved ones in attendance. He was born Jan. 16, 1916. He was preceded… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2003

Martha Waggoner

Martha Peacock Waggoner died peacefully in her sleep March 3, 2003; she was 86. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Al, her… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2003

Herman Jondall

Herman Jondall, 96, of Lagoon Point passed away March 2, 2003. Herm was born July 13, 1906, in Seattle and grew up in Juanita. He… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2003

Betty DeSotell

Betty DeSotell was born in Monroe, La., Sept. 25, 1936. She died March 1, 2003, at Whidbey General Hospital after a brief illness. She had… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2003

Bernard Lee

Bernard N. Lee, 87, died Feb. 28, 2003, at his home in Oak Harbor. He was born Dec. 22, 1915, in Echo, Ore. Mr. Lee… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2003

William Trumbell

William A. “Bill” Trumbull, 65, longtime resident of Whidbey Island, died at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham, following a brief illness.Mr. Trumbull was born May… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2003

Albert Plush

Albert Nelson Plush died Feb. 27, 2003, at Careage of Coupeville. Born Jan. 31, 1928, Mr. Plush was a Langley resident for the past 20… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2003

Exelda Seligmiller

Exelda I. Seligmiller, 76, of Oak Harbor, died Feb. 26, 2003, at Careage of Coupeville; she was a housewife. She was born Aug. 29, 1926,… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2003