Obituaries

Herbert Lawrence Slack

Herbert Lawrence Slack, 84, 12-year resident of Oak Harbor, died peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bellingham Friday, May 23, 2003. He was enveloped with… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2003

Elmer Corbin

Elmer Floyd “Jim” Corbin, 66, 20-year resident of Whidbey Island, died at his Greenbank home Thursday, May 22, 2003, following a courageous battle with lung… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2003

Susan May Kunze

Susan May Kunze, 54, 16-year resident of Oak Harbor, passed away peacefully in her home Thursday, May 22, 2003, following a two-year battle with cancer.Susan… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2003

Ruby Kummert

Ruby Virgie Kummert, 87, died May 21, 2003, in Oak Harbor. She was born July 18, 1915, in Brandon, Ore., to James R. and Frances… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2003

Elmer Jenkins

Elmer (Gene) Jenkins, commander, U.S. Navy (retired), 76, 23-year resident of Oak Harbor, died Monday, May 19, 2003, at his home, following a short illness.Mr.… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2003

Pamela Dekaban

Pamela D. Dekaban, 78, 23-year resident of Coupeville, died May 19, 2003 at Sunshine House in Coupeville.Mrs. Dekaban was born Aug. 11, 1924 in London,… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2003

Willard Edwards

Willard Edwards, 96, died at Fairhaven May 19, 2003. He was born Feb. 10, 1907, to Harvey and Ella (Emmerson) Edwards in Forton, in the… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2003

Denise Quann Mason

Denise Quan Mason, 69, died May 16, 2003, due to a combination of lymphoma and myelodysplasia, a syndrome that prevented the production of normal blood… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2003

Lennart Johansson

C.B. Lennart (Len) Johansson, 73, died May 15, 2003, at his home in Greenbank after a bout with cancer. A memorial service will be held… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2003

Mary Ella Gaddis

Mary Ella Gaddis, 90, died May 15, 2003, in Coupeville. She was born Dec. 23, 1912, in Doniphan, Mo., to Andrew and Bertha (Dell) Johnson.… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2003

Lorraine Glodowski

Lorraine F. (Faucher) Glodowski, 73, died May 13, 2003, at her home in Everett surrounded by her family and loved ones. She was born to… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2003

Ronald Hugh Fischer

Ronald Hugh Fischer, 64, 41- year resident of Oak Harbor, died May 8, 2003, at University of Washington Medical Center following a brief illness.Mr. Fischer… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2003

Byron Wiess

Memorial services for Byron Wiess, Jr. will be celebrated at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Oak Harbor, Monday, May 12 at 1 p.m. with the Rev.… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2003

Phil Williamson

ipPhilip Nolan Williamson died May 4, 2003 of lung cancer at his home in Coupeville. He was born Aug. 15, 1927, in Tacoma to Thurman… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2003

Edward LeSourd

Edward C. ‘Ed’ LeSourd, 77, a resident of the Pleasant Ridge area, died May 3, 2003, at his home surrounded by his family. He was… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2003

Adam Roberts

Adam Roberts, 26, of Puyallup, died May 2, 2003, in Eatonville. He was born Aug. 21, 1976, at Lemoore Naval Air Station, Calif. He attended… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2003

Kaitie Thomas

Kaitie L. Toombs Thomas, 28, died May 2, 2003. She was born April 2, 1975 and lived in Oak Harbor from 1981 to 1993 when… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2003

Dorothy Walter Power

Dorothy V. Walter Power, 82, died May 1, 2003, at Skagit Valley Hospital after an extended illness.Dorothy was born Jan. 10, 1921, on Whidbey Island.… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2003

William Weeks

William F. Weeks, Jr., 81, a former resident of Sheboygan, Wis., died April 30, 2003, after a long illness with Alzheimer’s disease.Since April 1999, he… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2003

John Blake

John P. Blake, 74, was born May 15, 1928, in Boston and died April 28, 2003, at Whidbey General Hospital.John graduated from Tufts University with… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2003