Obituaries

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

Donald Dunn

Memorial services for Donald G. Dunn will be held at the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Whitehead-Muzzall Post 7392 of Oak Harbor Friday, May 2, 2003,… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2003

Dorothy Wright

Memorial services for Dorothy Lucille Wright of Coupeville will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 3, at Oak Harbor Lutheran Church, 1253 NW Second… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2003

Edward DeLeeuw

Edward “Ed” DeLeeuw, 78, died at April 30, 2003, at his home in Mount Vernon following a lengthy illness. He was born April 27, 1925… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2003

Lillian Cronin

Lillian M. Cronin, 89, died April 27, 2003, at Fairhaven Adult Family Home, Oak Harbor. She was born Oct. 21, 1913, in Chicago, to Eugene… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2003

Ardene Patricia Weidenbach

Ardene Patricia Weidenbach, 85, died at her home April 26, 2003. Ardene was born June 24, 1917, on Lopez Island. Her parents, John and Eunice… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2003

Joseph Fritch

Joseph E. “Joe” Fritch, age 39, of Oak Harbor, died at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham on April 26, 2003.Mr. Fritch was born in Kewanee,… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2003

Charles Reinstra

Charles E. Reinstra, 81, of Everett, died April 25, 2003. He was born July 8, 1921 in Oak Harbor to Ted and Geessien (Duykenhaussen) Reinstra.Mr.… Continue reading

  • Apr 25, 2003

Leona Brayton

Leona F. “Nonie” Brayton, 82, died at Whidbey General Hospital April 24, 2003, following an extended illness. She was born in Hawthorne, Calif., Jan. 19,… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2003

Lynn Afenir

Lynn Clynn Christine Afenir, 54, died April 22, 2003, at Whidbey General Hospital, Coupeville, after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was born Sept. 17,… Continue reading

  • Apr 22, 2003

Harold Goodlow

Harold Goodlow, 96, of Coupeville, died April 21, 2003 at Careage of Whidbey.Mr. Goodlow was born on June 18, 1906, to George and Nellie Goodlow.… Continue reading

  • Apr 21, 2003

Matthew Aaron Terrill

Matthew Aaron Terrill, 13, of Oak Harbor, died suddenly at home Monday, April 21, 2003.Matthew was born in Coupeville May 2, 1989. He lived his… Continue reading

  • Apr 21, 2003

Leonor Basconcillo Cruz

Funeral Mass for Leonor Basconcillo Cruz will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, at Saint Augustine's Catholic Church, with the Rev. Ron Belisle,… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2003

Patricia Tatum

Patricia Ann Johnson Tatum, 77, of Greenbank, died April 20, 2003.She was born Feb. 12, 1926, in Minneapolis, Minn., to John Walter and Agnes McDonnell… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2003

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