Obituaries

Jo Ann Smith

Jo Ann T. Smith, 83, of Friday Harbor, WA, passed awayon Monday,…

  • Feb 15th, 2016

Nelda Hastings | Passages

Nelda Hastings, longtime Friday Harbor resident, passed away on Feb. 4, 2016.

  • Feb 12th, 2016

Nelda Hastings

Nelda Hastings, longtime Friday Harbor resident, passed away on Feb. 4, 2016.A…

  • Feb 4th, 2016

Richard “Rick” Gerring | Passages

Musician, ukulele builder, fisherman and extraordinary happy spirit.

  • Feb 2nd, 2016

Lynette Leaf

Lynette Marie LeafJune 26, 1924 to Feb. 2, 2016Lynette Marie Leaf (nee…

  • Feb 2nd, 2016

Ruthe Lyons Ramirez

Ruthe Lyons Ramirez died peacefully on Jan. 31st aftera long struggle with…

  • Jan 31st, 2016

Steve Marler

It is with deepest sorrow that we at San Juan District 3…

  • Jan 28th, 2016

Mary Kay Scott | Passages

Always a free spirit and someone who spoke her mind, she lived her life to the fullest and slowed down only when struck by the illness that ultimately took her from us all. By the grace of God she is no longer in pain and rests peacefully, watching over us all.

  • Aug 10th, 2015

Micheal Allen Wayner: 1953-2015 | Passages

Mike was a very unique individual; he had his way of doing things and there was a place for everything and everything was in its place. He was a skilled carpenter but later became a truck driver for the late Richard Lawson.

  • Jun 11th, 2015

Ellen Broad

Ellen (Smith) BroadAugust 10, 1928 — June 7, 2015Ellen (Smith) Broad died…

  • Jun 7th, 2015

Betty Lou Nord: 1942-2015 | Passages

In 1994, John and Betty retired to Friday Harbor, Wash., and enjoyed a wonderful life on the island. Betty loved decorating/designing and gardening. She also was a fabulous cook and was a hostess of many dinners for friends.

  • Jun 2nd, 2015

Edith deChadenedes

Edith deChadenedesAugust 3, 1923 — May 31, 2015Edith Bronson deChadenedes (known to…

  • May 31st, 2015

Micheal Wayner

Micheal Allen WaynerSeptember 30, 1953 — May 31, 2015Micheal Allen Wayner, 61,…

  • May 31st, 2015

William Keel

William ‘Bill’ KeelMay 28, 1926 — May 29, 2015William “Bill” Keel, age…

  • May 29th, 2015

Ruth Hill

Ruth Beebe HillApril 26, 1913 — May 28, 2015Ruth Beebe Hill, age…

  • May 28th, 2015

Betty Lou Nord

Betty Lou NordMay 17, 1942 — May 26, 2015Betty Lou Nord, 73,…

  • May 26th, 2015

Buyral Madan

Buyral Earl MadanJune 28, 1925 — May 20, 2015Buyral Earl Madan was…

  • May 20th, 2015

Buyral Earl Madan: 1925-2015 | Passages

In the mid-1950s, Buyral joined Orcas Power & Light Company, beginning with installing the numbers on poles for 10¢ per number, and eventually becoming superintendent of the Orcas district upon his father-in-law’s (Eber Bruns) retirement. Buyral retired from OPALCO in 1990.

  • May 19th, 2015

Sharon Maya

Sharon Marie Maya1945 — 2015Sharon was born in Chicago, Ill. and was…

  • May 15th, 2015

Victor Wold

Victor George Wold1950 — 2014Victor George Wold, 63, of Red Wing, Minn.…

  • May 14th, 2015

Eldon Neal

Eldon Dale NealFebruary 25, 1933 — May 8, 2015Eldon Dale Neal, 82,…

  • May 8th, 2015

Carol Stevens

Carol Severson StevensDecember 19, 1923 — May 6, 2015At age 91, Carol…

  • May 6th, 2015

Mary Carlene FitzGerald

Mary Carlene Larsen FitzGeraldMarch 22, 1930 — May 6, 2015Carlene FitzGerald, 85,…

  • May 6th, 2015

Gertrude Kinnaman

Gertrude (Kreps) KinnamanNovember 16, 1913 — May 1, 2015Gertrude Evelyn Maude (Kreps)…

  • May 1st, 2015

Dr. Jack Lynch

Dr. Jack LynchDecember 16, 1934 — April 30, 2015Jack Lynch died at…

  • Apr 30th, 2015

Ragnar Dahl

Ragnar ‘Ray’ DahlAugust 21, 1920 — April 26, 2015Ragnar “Ray” J. Dahl…

  • Apr 26th, 2015

Agnetta Wilhelmina Felthous: 1921-2015 | Passages

Agnetta was raised in north Seattle and graduated from Lincoln High School. Talented in piano and accordion, she and her brother Alvin were one of the early accordion duets in Seattle.

  • Apr 22nd, 2015

Charles Anderson

Charles L. AndersonSeptember 13, 1930 — April 22, 2015Charles L. Anderson was…

  • Apr 22nd, 2015

Russell Thorson

Russell M. ThorsonApril 23, 1923 — April 22, 2015Russell M. Thorson died…

  • Apr 22nd, 2015

Agnetta Felthous

Agnetta Wilhelmina FelthousMarch 26, 1921 — April 17, 2015Agnetta Wilhelmina Felthous passed…

  • Apr 17th, 2015

Eldon Wills

Eldon R. ‘Ed’ WillsJuly 10, 1929 — April 10, 2015Ed Wills, age…

  • Apr 10th, 2015

Charles Chevalier

Charles R. Chevalier1930 — 2015Charles R. Chevalier, passed away on the morning…

  • Apr 7th, 2015

Jean Van Leuven

Jean Van Leuven1944 — 2015Jean Van Leuven, a 31-year-resident of Friday Harbor,…

  • Apr 1st, 2015

James Teasdale

James TeasdaleApril 2, 1943 — March 26, 2015James Daniel Teasdale, until recently…

  • Mar 26th, 2015

Wallace Botsford

Wallace Edward BotsfordMarch 9, 1938 — March 25, 2015Wallace Edward Botsford passed…

  • Mar 25th, 2015

Niki Truesdale

Niki Doreen TruesdaleJuly 9, 1961 — March 17, 2015Niki Doreen Truesdale, born…

  • Mar 17th, 2015

Daniel ‘Danny’ Erickson

Daniel ‘Danny’ EricksonJune 16, 1955 — March 9, 2015Daniel “Danny” James Erickson,…

  • Mar 9th, 2015

Agnes Murray

Agnes May MurrayNovember 17, 1931 — March 6, 2015Agnes May Murray was…

  • Mar 6th, 2015

Alfred Earl Ellison: 1926-2015 | Passages

Outgoing and gregarious, Alfred made friends wherever he went. He was proud of his 300 bowling score, and of his holes-in-one in golf. He had a big heart which at last, gave out.

  • Mar 4th, 2015

Anna Mae Barnard & Dallas Neil Barnard: Passages

Anna Mae was a native of Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, where her mother owned the movie theatre and her father owned the town bakery. She met Dallas, born in Fargo, N.D., on a blind date. They were married for over 62 years and could not be separated after a lifetime of love and devotion to one another.

  • Feb 27th, 2015