Obituaries

Janice ‘Jan’ Marie Kingham: Sept. 3, 1946 – Jan. 31, 2020

She was born in Portland to Hubert and Dorothy Kingham. She graduated from Jefferson High School in 1964. She taught for 13 years with the… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2020

Roza Semonovna Gooch: Jan. 25, 1927 – Jan. 29, 2020

Survivor of the Holocaust Loved ones left behind are: Riet Kapton; Nellie McCourt (Larry); Roosje Mitchell; Leo Schreuders; 25 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2020

Eva J. Cross: April 9, 1930 – Jan. 19, 2020

Eva Jean Cross passed away peacefully, with family by her side, in Mount Vernon, Wash., on Jan. 19, 2020. Eva Jean was born in Kalispell,… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2020

Terry L. Stoeffler: May 1942 – Jan. 15, 2020

Terry L. Stoeffler, born to Walt W. Stoeffler and Eunice C. Stoeffler, died at home in Coupeville, Wash., on Jan. 15, 2020, with his loving… Continue reading

  • Feb 4, 2020

Christine Lee Ching: Nov. 1, 1946 – Jan. 27, 2020

That final eve held back as long as it could before coaxing our likeness to rest. I am not lost in the dark of that… Continue reading

  • Feb 4, 2020

Phyllis B. Sherman: 1932 – Jan. 7, 2020

Phyllis Barbara Sherman, age 87, passed away on Jan. 7, 2020, with her husband of 64 years at her side. She was surrounded by family… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2020

Geraldine June Bintliff: Feb. 27, 1932 – Jan. 19, 2020

Geraldine June Bintliff left us for the Kingdom of God on Jan. 19, 2020 after a long and courageous battle with known and unknown elements.… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2020

Alison (Selene) Brodt: Aug. 9, 1959 – Jan. 26, 2020

Alison (Selene) Brodt passed away suddenly Jan. 26 in her home in Coupeville, Wash., after an extended battle with Multiple Myeloma. Selene was born on… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2020

Mitchel Nellis Pierzchala: May 30, 1996 – Jan. 18, 2020

Mitchel Nellis Pierzchala, born May 30, 1996, passed away on Jan. 18, 2020 at the young age of 23. He is survived by his daughter,… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2020

William Patrick ‘Pat’ McGinnis: 1942 – Jan. 10, 2020

William Patrick ”Pat” McGinnis, longtime Whidbey Island, Wash. resident, retired Navy jet mechanic, and ultrasound technician died unexpectedly at his home on Jan. 10, 2020.… Continue reading

  • Jan 28, 2020

Larry M. Roodzant: Died Jan. 19, 2020

Larry M. Roodzant, age 84, longtime Oak Harbor resident, went Home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020,… Continue reading

  • Jan 28, 2020

Duane Van Dyke: Sept. 29, 1930 – Jan. 8, 2020

On Sept. 29, 1930, The Rev. and Mrs. J.R. Van Dyke welcomed their fourth son, Duane, while living in Ireton, Iowa. His family included three… Continue reading

  • Jan 28, 2020

Jack Ward Myers: Dec. 16, 1929 – Dec. 9, 2019

Jack Ward Myers passed away on Dec. 9. He was 89. Jack was born in Stanislaus, Mich. and was the younger of two children. He… Continue reading

  • Jan 28, 2020

John W. ‘Bill’ McDonald: April 24, 1947 – Jan. 5, 2020

John William (Bill) McDonald passed suddenly on Jan. 5, 2020. He was born to John and Aileen McDonald on April 24, 1947 in Tacoma, Wash.… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2020

Richard Lange: June 21, 1930 – Jan. 10, 2020

Richard Joseph Lange was born in Max, N.D., on June 21, 1930 to Joseph and Bertha Lange. Richard had a peaceful passing on Friday, Jan.… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2020

Linda K. Arnold: April 2, 1939 – Jan. 5, 2020

Linda K Arnold, of Sedro Woolley, Wash., passed away peacefully on Jan. 5, 2020 at Birchview Memory Care at the young age of 80. Linda… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2020

Patricia Diane Shackleton Johnson: Dec. 12, 1933 – Jan. 15, 2020

Patricia Diane Johnson, née Shackelton, passed away Jan. 15, 2020, born Dec. 12, 1933, in Scotia, Calif., to Charles and Marian Grace Shackelton. She is… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2020

Richard Niell Donovan: Feb. 14, 1940 – Jan. 16, 2020

Richard Niell Donovan was born in Amarillo, Texas, Feb. 14, 1940, to Paul and Camilla Donovan. In 1943, the family moved to Kansas, where Dick… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2020

Capt. Donald Kerry (Deke) Forbes: Feb. 4, 1926 – Jan. 5, 2020

Capt. Donald Kerry (Deke) Forbes, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his children and grandchildren, on Jan. 5, 2020, in Virginia Beach, Va. He was 93… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2020

Karl Michael ‘Mike’ Fankhauser: April 26, 1935 – Jan. 7, 2020

Mike was born in Snohomish, Wash., the son of Karl and Virginia (Bailey) Fankhauser, and graduated from Everett High School with the class of 1953… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2020