memorials
Virginia Byrd Memorial

Virginia Byrd

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Virginia May Byrd, a longtime upper Skagit Valley resident, passed away on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon.     She was born on November 8, 1928 in Spokane, Washington, the daughter of Harold & Helen (Goltz) Hinshaw.  The family made their home for a short time in Colville, WA before […]

Luther Ford Rhone Memorial

Luther Ford Rhone

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Luther Ford Rhone, 91, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, went home to our Lord on Thursday, January 22, 2015.      Luther was born on February 13, 1923 in Moundville, Alabama.       He joined the Navy at the age of 20 and was stationed at the Whidbey Island Naval Air Station.  While on R & R, he […]

Fay Lenora Dionne Memorial

Fay Lenora Dionne

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

    Fay Lenora Dionne, 72, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon.     She was born on June 9, 1942 in Sedro-Woolley, the daughter of Fred & Pearl (Williams) Foss.  She was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley, graduating from SWHS with the class […]

Cora Johnson

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Cora “Marion” Johnson, age 96, of Burlington, passed away Wednesday, January 21, 2015. Marion was born February 13, 1918 to Thomas and Laura (Larsen) Jensen in Denver, Colorado.  She moved to Portland, Oregon when she was two, living there until the 6th grade, moving to Medford, OR for six months, and then moving to East […]

Daniel “Budweiser” Coward Memorial

Daniel “Budweiser” Coward

Monday, January 19th, 2015

   Daniel Russell Coward, 78, a longtime Concrete area resident, passed away at his home on Monday, January 19, 2015.    Russell was born in Cowarts, North Carolina on December 2, 1936, the son of James & Lillie (Moore) Coward. He was raised and attended school near Sylva, NC. In the mid 1950’s he came […]

Leo Ray “Buddy” Hayes, Jr. Memorial

Leo Ray “Buddy” Hayes, Jr.

Saturday, January 17th, 2015

    At 8:25am on Saturday, January 17th 2015, we said goodbye to Leo Ray “Buddy” Hayes Jr., and the world of all those who knew him became smaller.  Buddy passed away as the result of an early morning auto accident, which occurred as he was returning to his Naval station near Jacksonville, Florida.  Family and […]

Gordon Ray Gasho Memorial

Gordon Ray Gasho

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

    Gordon Ray Gasho, 76, a longtime Sedro-Woolley area resident, passed away on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at St. Joseph Peace Health Hospital in Bellingham.     He was born on January 4, 1939 in Bellingham, the son of John & Lilly (Ness) Gasho.  He was raised and attended school in Friday Harbor on Orcas Island […]

Bernice Doyle Memorial

Bernice Doyle

Monday, January 12th, 2015

Bernice Rose Doyle passed away on her 88th birthday, January 12, 2015 in the early morning hours at Mt. Glenn Assisted Living. She had spent the weekend “at her party” with family. She is survived by her sister, Marie Collins, of Laguna Hills, CA; daughter, Susie (Dale) Wardell of Sedro-Woolley; son, Jim (Marjie) Doyle of […]

Bradley “Brad” Ray Conn Memorial

Bradley “Brad” Ray Conn

Saturday, January 10th, 2015

Bradley Ray Conn, age 47, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, WA, passed away unexpectedly on January 10, 2015 in Mount Vernon, WA. He was born on December 17, 1967, in Mount Vernon, WA the son of David and Betty Jo Conn. Brad was raised and attended school in Burlington, WA, graduating from Burlington-Edison High School in […]

Frank Noles Memorial

Frank Noles

Friday, January 9th, 2015

Frank Noles, 60, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on January 9, 2015 at Whatcom Hospice House from several health issues. Frank was born on March 9, 1954 in Seattle. On November 3, 1973 he was united in marriage to his soul mate, Kathy Self. Frank served in the US Army, then went to work […]

Catherine Mesarchik Memorial

Catherine Mesarchik

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Catherine Mesarchik, age 89, residing in Kent, WA, died in her home January 8, 2015. She was born March 22, 1925 in Belle Valley OH, to Frank and Julia Hrinko.  She was married to Alfred Mesarchik in 1948, and later widowed.  Catherine’s last employer was National Frozen Foods, Burlington, WA.  She was an avid bowler, […]

Russell V. Heglin-Hernandez Memorial

Russell V. Heglin-Hernandez

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Russell Valentine Heglin-Hernandez, 21, a lifelong member of the Upper Skagit Indian Tribe, passed away unexpectedly to cancer at his home in Sedro-Woolley on January 8, 2015. Russell was born on February 14, 1993 in Auburn, Washington, the son of Robert Hernandez and Kirsten Heglin.  He was raised in Sedro-Woolley by his grandmother Linnette B. […]

Jesse M. Sanchez Memorial

Jesse M. Sanchez

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Jesse M. Sanchez 68 of Sedro-Woolley passed away January 7th. Jesse was born on July 08, 1946 in Mabton Wa, to Silveria  and Raul Sanchez.  He was married to Andrea G. Sanchez   Jesse was employed by the State of WA for 30 years. He worked for the Employment Security and WorkSource departments where his […]

Phyllis Doctor Memorial

Phyllis Doctor

Monday, January 5th, 2015

Phyllis Mae Doctor, 78, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away of lung cancer on Monday, January 5, 2015. She died peacefully and was in no pain.  Almost all of her family was with her during the holidays and that was special.   Phyllis was born in Rifle, Colorado on March 25, 1936 to Rawlin E. and […]

Aline Schulz Memorial

Aline Schulz

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Aline Schulz, age 86, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Friday, January 2, 2015 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. Aline was born on July 15, 1928 to Adolph and Maria (Schlak) Lachetzki, in Okalew, Poland.  She married Heinz W. Schulz on September 7, 1946 in Magdeburg, Germany, and immigrated to Oroville, Washington.  […]

Wyvonna “Bonnie” Blake Memorial

Wyvonna “Bonnie” Blake

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

Wyvonna L. “Bonnie” Blake, 97, a resident of Burlington, passed away on Thursday, January 1, 2015 at Where The Heart Is Senior Living. She was born on January 28, 1917 in Saskatchewan, Canada, the daughter of Virgil & Zonnie Flatter.  She resided in Canada until the family moved to Lopez Island, Washington in 1930.  There […]

Frances Hayes Memorial

Frances Hayes

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Frances Marie Hayes, age 88, passed away December 31, 2014, at Skagit Valley Hospital, Mount Vernon. She was born February 19, 1926 in Chambers, Nebraska, to Frank and Frances Huston.  When only nine years old, she came with her family to Hamilton, Washington, where she attended school, graduating Hamilton High School in 1942.  On December […]

V. LaVerne Jackson Memorial

V. LaVerne Jackson

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

 LaVerne Jackson of Sedro-Woolley passed away after a short illness on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at the age of 87.    Mom was born in Mount Vernon, Washington June 3, 1927 and was the middle sibling amongst four brothers.  She grew up on and around Fir Island learning how to raise farm animals, grow & […]

Roy Lee “Butch” Duvall Memorial

Roy Lee “Butch” Duvall

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Roy Lee “Butch” Duvall, 73, a lifelong Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. Butch was born on September 1, 1941 in Sedro-Woolley, the son of William & Gertrude (Beak) Duvall.  He was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley, graduating from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1959. […]

Donda Florene Duncan (Robinson) Memorial

Donda Florene Duncan (Robinson)

Monday, December 15th, 2014

    Donda Florene Duncan, 87, passed away on December 15, 2014 in Anacortes, WA.  She was born in Oklahoma City, OK January 4, 1927 to Edgar and Velva (Stith) Duncan.     In 1935 the family moved to California where she resided until 1960 when she moved to the Skagit Valley, living in Clear Lake and […]

Eugene “Gene” Clark

Saturday, December 13th, 2014

Eugene “Gene” R. Clark, 76, of Arlington, WA, passed away on Saturday, December 13, 2014. Gene was the only child of Joseph C. and Florence (Valentine) Clark of Kalispell, MT. Gene was born on July 5, 1938. Gene graduated from Flathead High School in 1956; he also attended one year of college in Havre, MT. […]

Frances Dora Bacus Memorial

Frances Dora Bacus

Monday, December 8th, 2014

Frances Dora Bacus, age 101, passed away on Thursday, November 4, 2014 after a brief illness. She was born on March 14, 1913 in Springfield, OR, the fifth child of John and Mabel Bower. Frances married Roland Lutz on June 30, 1939. The couple had two children, Arthur A Lutz and Mary A. Lutz. Roland […]

MaryAnn Lilly Parker Memorial

MaryAnn Lilly Parker

Sunday, December 7th, 2014

MaryAnn Lilly Parker, 92, a longtime Skagit County resident, passed away on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at Home Place in Burlington. MaryAnn was born on January 14, 1922 in Bispgarden, Sweden the daughter of Nils Erland & Annie Petronella-Eugenia (Haggbloom) Pearson.  The family immigrated through Canada to the Bellingham area in 1924 and there she […]

Cheryl Ann Sprague Memorial

Cheryl Ann Sprague

Friday, December 5th, 2014

She was born on May 14, 1964 in Whitefish, Montana the daughter of William and Myrtle Hart. On July 3, 1985 Cheryl was united in marriage to the love of her life, Douglas Sprague, in Columbia Falls, Montana. In 1995 they made their home in Sedro-Woolley and Cheryl worked for the Sedro-Woolley school district for […]

Gladys M. McCann

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Gladys Mae McCann, age 96, passed away on Monday, December 1, 2014 at her home at Country Meadow Village in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  She was born on November 30, 1918 in Longmont, Colorado to Walter and Frances (Manning) Hill. She and her family moved around to various Colorado towns and for three years resided in Belfield, […]