Obituaries

Betty Carlberg

Betty Fairburn CarlbergSept. 20, 1924 — July 16, 2012Betty Fairburn Carlberg was…

  • Jul 16th, 2012

Barbara C. Fry, M.D. | Passages

Beloved mother, aunt, scholar, andfriend, passed away peacefully on Tuesday evening, May 22, at 10:00 p.m. at Harborview Hospital in Seattle, WA.

  • Jul 13th, 2012

James Robert Owens: 1917-2012 | Passages

Jim Owens joined the Army Aug. 6, 1943. He was part of Company E 1308th Engineer Regiment. While in England, he was injured and was honorably discharged Feb. 15, 1945. He and his wife of 69 years, Dorethe, came to Friday Harbor nearly five years ago to spend time with family.

  • Jul 6th, 2012

Evelyn Payne

Evelyn Hope PayneDec. 27, 1923 — July 3, 2012Evelyn Hope Payne, 88,…

  • Jul 3rd, 2012

Florence Lang

Florence May “Flossie” Mullis McRae LangJan. 12, 1925 — June 22, 2012Flossie…

  • Jun 22nd, 2012

Dr. Teresa Mische: Life Celebration | Passages

A Celebration of Life for Dr. Teresa Mische is June 24, at 4 p.m, in the Orcas Center on Orcas Island.

  • Jun 20th, 2012

James Owens

James Robert OwensJune 15, 1943 — June 16, 2012James Robert Owens died…

  • Jun 16th, 2012

David Champlin

David Haskin ChamplinSept. 12, 1910 — June 11, 2012David Haskin Champlin died…

  • Jun 11th, 2012

Joyce Milne

Joyce Lockwood MilneJan. 13, 1919 — June 6, 2012Joyce Lockwood Milne, 93,…

  • Jun 6th, 2012

Elizabeth Bliven

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Lee BlivenApril 18, 1920 — June 3, 2012Elizabeth “Betty” Lee…

  • Jun 3rd, 2012

Barbara Fry

Barbara C. FryBarbara C. Fry, M.D., beloved mother, aunt, scholar, andfriend, passed…

  • May 22nd, 2012

Marrett picked to replace Jacobson at Visitors Bureau

Friday Harbor's Barbara Marrett has worn many hats in three decades on San Juan Island. Add communications manager to the list.

  • May 8th, 2012

Lynette Guard memorial service, Sunday | Passages

A memorial service for Lynette Guard is Sunday, April 29, at Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church, 425 Spring St., at 4 p.m.

  • Apr 25th, 2012

Roger Rohwer

Roger Wayne RohwerSept. 19, 1942 — April 25, 2012Roger Wayne Rohwer, 69,…

  • Apr 25th, 2012

Lynette Guard

Lynette King GuardDec. 28, 1922 — April 21, 2012Lynette King Guard (Nammie),…

  • Apr 21st, 2012

James Smith

James W. SmithJune 26, 1944—April 1, 2012Jim Smith passed away suddenly Sunday,…

  • Apr 1st, 2012

Maurice Blackburn

Maurice BlackburnOct. 27, 1915 — March 30, 2012Maurice Blackburn, a long-time Friday…

  • Mar 30th, 2012

Eugenia (Gene) Geyman

Eugenia (Gene) Deichler GeymanFeb. 9, 1935 — March 25, 2012Our beloved Gene…

  • Mar 25th, 2012

Jerry Sollinger | Passages

Jerry Sollinger was a resident of Friday Harbor for 21 years and worked in the family business, Sollinger Floor Covering, until she retired and moved back to Wenatchee.

  • Mar 21st, 2012

Carol Marble

Carol Ellen MarbleDec. 25, 1942 — March 18, 2012Carol Ellen Dockstader Marble…

  • Mar 18th, 2012

Mary Lewis

Mary Leona LewisMay 10, 1951 — March 16, 2012Mary Leona Lewis, 60,…

  • Mar 16th, 2012

Jerry Sollinger

Jerry R. Sollinger1928 — 2012Jerry R. Sollinger, 84, of Wenatchee, Wash., died…

  • Mar 11th, 2012

Benjamin Marcin

Benjamin George MarcinDec. 25, 1920 — Feb. 21, 2012Ben was born Dec.…

  • Feb 21st, 2012

Coal cargo terminal at Cherry Point raises concern

The San Juan Islands could face a significant increase in large cargo ship traffic under a proposal to build the largest coal terminal in North America at Cherry Point, near Ferndale. Ships measuring up to three football fields in length would make over 950 passages (nearly three per day) each year, transporting tens of millions of tons of Wyoming coal to China.

  • Feb 4th, 2012

John Marx

John Marx1921 — 2012John Marx, of Friday Harbor, passed away peacefully at…

  • Feb 3rd, 2012

Martha Van Horn

Martha Victoria (Eherenman) Van HornNov. 11, 1918 — Feb. 2, 2012Martha Victoria…

  • Feb 2nd, 2012

Bob Hannah

Bob HannahMay 24, 1919 — Jan. 31, 2012Bob Hannah passed peacefully from…

  • Jan 31st, 2012

Robert Ross

Robert James RossDec. 22, 1922 — Jan. 29, 2012Robert James Ross was…

  • Jan 29th, 2012

Camilla Woodbury

Camilla Woodbury1943 — 2012Our beloved mother and grandmother Camilla Woodbury of Friday…

  • Jan 25th, 2012

Katalee Metcalf died Dec. 28 | Passages

She was preceded in death by her husband George P. Metcalf, in 1999. She is survived by a loving son, Larry Eugene Metcalf of Friday Harbor.

  • Jan 17th, 2012

Rory VanHyning

Rory Curtiss VanHyningMay 3, 1977 — Jan. 12, 2012Rory Curtiss VanHyning, born…

  • Jan 12th, 2012

Katalee Metcalf

Katalee Foshee Metcalf1927 — 2011Katalee Foshee Metcalf, 84, of Fletcher, N.C. died…

  • Dec 28th, 2011

C. David (Dave) Morrill

C. David "Dave" Morrill:June 24, 1942 — Dec. 9, 2011Dave Morrill, born…

  • Dec 9th, 2011

Fred Sundstrom

Fred SundstromMay 30, 1916 — Nov. 30, 2011Fred Sundstrom passed away peacefully…

  • Nov 30th, 2011

Martin Garren

Martin Garren Jr.April 9, 1925 — Nov. 22, 2011Martin Garren Jr. died…

  • Nov 22nd, 2011

DeStaffany memorial service, Sunday, 1 p.m. | Passages

Patricia Anne Somers DeStaffany passed away suddenly in the evening of Nov. 11, 2011.

  • Nov 18th, 2011

Ed Johnson

Ed JohnsonMarch 15, 1939 — Dec. 28, 2011Ed Johnson, 72, a third-generation…

  • Oct 28th, 2011

Michael B. Roger: 1941-2011 | Passages

As hospital district board commissioner, Michael worked tirelessly with San Juan Island EMS and the Inter Island Medical Center to ensure the strength and viability of ongoing operations at both facilities. As member of the San Juan Community Hospital Committee and the PIMC Steering Committee, Michael helped guide the process of forging a partnership with PeaceHealth to bring a critical access hospital to our island community. But even more important...

  • Oct 28th, 2011

Eli Stephenson

Eli StephensonNov. 26, 1974 — Oct. 22, 2011Eli Stephenson, 36, passed away…

  • Oct 22nd, 2011

Michael Roger

Michael Roger1941 — 2011Our island home lost a beloved family member, treasured…

  • Oct 20th, 2011