memorials

Ruth Irene McGhie

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Ruth Irene McGhie, 94, a former longtime Sedro-Woolley and Anacortes resident, passed away on March 24, 2015 at the Home Place A.F.H. in Burlington. Ruth was born on October 22, 1920 in Tacoma, WA, the daughter of William & Anna (Hyde) Hartness. She was raised and attended school in Tacoma, graduating from high school with […]

Wilma Lorraine Hartze Memorial

Wilma Lorraine Hartze

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Wilma Lorraine (Tietz) Hartze, age 80, passed away in Sedro-Woolley, WA on Tuesday, March 24 2015.  She was the oldest daughter of Regina (Hein) Tietz and Jacob Tietz, born on February 3, 1935, in Sidney, MT.    She was raised in the Sidney area where her family had a sugar beet farm.  When Wilma was 14 […]

Doris Helen Babik Memorial

Doris Helen Babik

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Doris Helen Babik passed away peacefully on March 22, 2015.  She was born February 1, 1917 in Renton, WA, to Mary and Edward Bassen. She is survived by her five children, Michael Babik, of Gilbert, AZ, Edward Babik, of Carlton, WA, MaryAnn Steeves, of Gilbert, AZ, Alice Murphy, of Sedro-Woolley, WA and Susan Patton, of […]

Elva Byrd Memorial

Elva Byrd

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Elva Corena Byrd, 87, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2015. She was born on July 29, 1927, in Madison County, North Carolina the daughter of Hubert and Maude (Frisbee) Hagans. Elva loved quilting, gardening, canning, and making beautiful quilts. She was a selfless person who was always volunteering her time […]

Kenneth Cagle Memorial

Kenneth Cagle

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Kenneth James “Kenny” Cagle, 57, a lifelong Lyman resident, passed away on March 19, 2015 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. Kenny was born in Sedro-Woolley on August 9, 1957, the son of James & Mary Ellen (Conard) Cagle.  He was raised and attended grade school in Lyman and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School […]

Michael Lynn Case Memorial

Michael Lynn Case

Saturday, March 14th, 2015

Michael Lynn Case of Marblemount, Washington passed away with his son by his side on Sunday evening March 8, 2015 at the Life Care Center in Sedro-Woolley. Mike was born in Sedro-Woolley, on June 23, 1960. Mike graduated from Concrete High School with the class of 1979. He had a passion for aviation and owned […]

Lila “Peggy” Rowland Memorial

Lila “Peggy” Rowland

Friday, March 13th, 2015

    Lila E. “Peggy” Rowland, 76, a lifelong Skagit County resident, passed away at her home in Birdsview surrounded by her family on Friday, March 13, 2015.     Peggy was born on January 28, 1939 in Mount Vernon, WA the daughter of Hubert & Dolly (Gay) Land.  She was raised and attended grade school in […]

David C. Kooistra Memorial

David C. Kooistra

Friday, March 13th, 2015

    David C. Kooistra, a longtime resident of Everett, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 13, 2015 at the age of 81. He was born in Yakima, WA to Cecil and Pauline Kooistra on August 9, 1933, the eldest of 3 children.     Dave moved to Everett at the age of 10 and soon after […]

William “Bill” Lyman

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

William J. “Bill” Lyman, 86, a brief resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at his home on Thursday, March 12, 2015. Bill was born on September 4, 1928 in Emmett, Idaho, the son of William & Lorna (Flaglar) Lyman.  When he was about 4 years of age he moved to Suquamish on the Kitsap Peninsula where […]

Ruby Marie Sterley Memorial

Ruby Marie Sterley

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Ruby Marie Sterley, 89, was born on January 29, 1926 and left this world for Heaven on March 10, 2015 at Skagit Valley Hospital, with her loving family at her side. On November 19, 1943 Ruby married the love of her life Ivan Neil Sterley, in Snohomish, Washington. Ruby became a nurse and loved her […]

Ernest “Ernie” Tyree Memorial

Ernest “Ernie” Tyree

Monday, March 9th, 2015

Ernest T. “Ernie” Tyree, 96 a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Monday, March 9, 2015. Ernie was born on December 8, 1918 in Lyman, WA the son of Roby & Hettie (Latham) Tyree. He was raised in the Hickson community near the Samish River and attended school in Burlington, graduating from Burlington High School […]

Zora Bullock Memorial

Zora Bullock

Sunday, March 8th, 2015

Zora Bullock, 81, a longtime Skagit Valley resident, passed away on March 8, 2015. She and her twin sister Ora B. were born on April 18, 1933 in Rutledge, TN to Bertha and Joseph (McDaniel) Bellisle, joining 5 other siblings. She grew up in Tennessee and she talked about how hard it was growing up […]

Maria “Mary” Armijo Memorial

Maria “Mary” Armijo

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Maria “Mary” Ysidra Armijo, 65, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on March 7, 2015 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. She was born on May 15, 1949, in Ordway, Colorado, the daughter of Baltazar and Suzanna (Bueno) Minjarez. Mary, a very loving and caring person, was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She loved […]

Ernest “Ernie” Lon Queen

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Ernest “Ernie” Lon Queen passed away at age 82 on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at his home in Sedro-Woolley with his family at his side. Ernie was born to Lewis and Alberta (Prince) Queen on January 21, 1933 in Cowarts, North Carolina. He came to Lyman in 1955 where he worked first at Superior Portland […]

John B Moody Memorial

John B Moody

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

John B. Moody, 81, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. He was born on January 26, 1934 in Sedro-Woolley, one of 12 children of Brice and Hattie (Dills) Moody. He was raised and attended grade school in Hamilton and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School with the […]

Michael Darrell Peterson

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Michael Darrell Peterson, age 67, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away suddenly on Saturday, 28 February, 2015, from heart failure. Michael was born 9 December, 1947, to Walter and Marian Peterson in St. Paul, Minnesota. Michael served two years of active duty in the Army. He worked 30 years as an ASE Certified Master Mechanic. He excelled […]

Douglas “Doug” Lawrenson Memorial

Douglas “Doug” Lawrenson

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Douglas “Doug” Jay Lawrenson, 59, of Burlington, died peacefully and surrounded by loved ones on February 28, 2015 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Doug was born on April 23, 1955, the youngest of three children to Thomas and Juanita “Jean” Lawrenson. Doug was raised in the Skagit Valley and graduated from Burlington-Edison […]

Kent Noren

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Kent Elwood Noren, 72 of Sedro-Woolley, WA, passed away on Friday, February 27, 2015. Kent was born on July 16, 1942 to John “Elmer” Noren and Dorothy Turnbaugh in Edgeley, North Dakota. Kent grew up in Edgeley, attended Edgeley Schools, graduating from Edgeley High School. Kent was married to Margaret “Marge” Nowatzek on August 14, […]

Jasper deHoog Memorial

Jasper deHoog

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Jasper deHoog, 60, of Sedro-Woolley, died on Friday, February 27, 2015 at Harborview Medical Center from complications due to surgery. The oldest of seven children, Jasper was born on August 16, 1954 in Zuidland, ZH, Netherlands. Jasper and his parents (Gerrit & Dingetjie deHoog) immigrated to the United States on the ship GROOTE BEER, leaving […]

David Church

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

David Church, age 66, of Orcas Island, passed away suddenly on February 26, 2015. He was born August 18, 1948 to Woodrow and Joan (Parkinson) Church, in Pound, Virginia. Dave met Theresa Kean, and they were married on July 27th, 2002 in Olga, WA. Dave came to Orcas Island and fell in love with it […]

Kathy Clark Memorial

Kathy Clark

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Kathy Clark, 98, a longtime resident of Skagit County, passed away on February 24, 2015. She was born on October 5, 1916 in Anacortes, WA, the daughter of Tony and Jennie Vlatkovich. After graduating from Anacortes High School Cathy married Shelby Clark and they made their home in Anacortes. After a few years they felt […]

Paul Daniel Good Memorial

Paul Daniel Good

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Paul D. Good passed away peacefully, Friday, February 6, 2015, surrounded by family. Paul fought a 10 month courageous battle with cancer. He never complained and was positive throughout his battle. Paul enjoyed life to the fullest and had many friends wherever he went. Paul was born February 16, 1944 to Lyle and Faye (Mathis) […]

Wilma June Hayes Memorial

Wilma June Hayes

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

On Thursday, February 19, 2015, Wilma June Hayes, 80, of Sedro Woolley, went to be with her Lord.  Wilma was born June 6, 1934, the 5th of 6 children, to Joseph and Pearl Stewart in Ardmore, Oklahoma. The family moved to California when she was about 11 years old. Soon after graduating from high school […]

Floyd G. Hintz Memorial

Floyd G. Hintz

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

    Floyd G. Hintz, 72, a resident of Birdsview, WA passed away on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at Providence Hospital in Everett.     He was born on February 18, 1943 on the White Earth Indian reservation in Minnesota, the son of Floyd & Maxine (Hodder) Hintz. In 1944 the family moved to Seattle, WA, settling […]

Marvin Otte Memorial

Marvin Otte

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

Marvin Leo Otte, 84, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at the Life Care Center of Skagit Valley. Marvin was born on March 17, 1930 in Thayer Nebraska, the son of John & Lorena (Pohl) Otte.  He was raised and attended school in Bradshaw, NE, graduating […]