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All of Skagit County Since 1935
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Memorials

Sunday, June 29th, 2008

Mary Jo Ekler, age 58, passed away on Sunday June 29, 2008 in Birdsview, Washington. She was born on November 16, 1949 in Owosso, Michigan to Arthur and Faye Hooker Eckler. Mary Jo was a resident of Marblemount, WA for the past 8 years and formally resided in Battle Creek, MI. She worked as a […]

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Laura Lee Dunning, 76, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 26, 2008 at Skagit valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was born on January 25, 1932 in Little Rock, Arkansas, the daughter of Clarence & Mary Dougherty Conkling. Laura and her family made their home in Colorado, Arizona and California before […]

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

OBITUARY William Allen ‘Bill’ Russell, 63, a longtime Sedro-Woolley area resident passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. He was born on December 6, 1944 in Omaha, Nebraska, the son of Walter & Mildred Logan Russell. He was raised and attended school in Lincoln, Nebraska. Bill served his […]

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

John H. Cayou, Sr. ‘Lah-wha-xa-luk’. On Tuesday, June 24, 2008, the great creator called upon our beloved elder to join his ancestors. John H. Cayou, Sr. was 81 years of age. He was born to General Scott and Sara Jack Cayou. John grew up on Stuart Island, however his family moved all around the San […]

Friday, June 20th, 2008

Caine Luke Covert, 34, a resident of Big Lake, Washington, died on Friday, June 20, 2008 from injuries sustained in a work related accident. He was born on April 27, 1974, in Portland, Oregon, the son of W. David Covert & Gail Sundean. Caine was a skilled journeyman carpenter, certified welder and a talented hobbyist […]

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

Bessie ‘Marie’ Anderson Nerel, 72, a former upper Skagit Valley resident, passed away on Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at UCI Hospital in Garden Grove, California. She was born on August 5, 1935 in Meadow Grove, Nebraska, one of eleven children of Roy & Ethel Joy Dickinson. Her family moved to Washington State in 1936, settling […]

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Joseph R. Lang, 94, a long time resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at the Mira Vista Care Center in Mount Vernon. Joe was born in Concrete on October 19, 1913 to Robert A. and Katherine O’Brien Lang. The O’Brien family homesteaded on the south side of the Skagit River across […]

Sunday, June 15th, 2008

ROY V. LAMPAERT A life very well lived ended when Roy V. Lampaert, 96, stepped into eternity on Sunday, June 15, 2008 in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. Roy was born on December 10, 1911 in Redmond, Washington, the son of Adele & Rachael Vienne Lampaert. He lived most of his life in the Redmond, Kirkland and Duvall […]

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

Alfred Frank Eberli, age 90, passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2008 at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham, Washington. He was born July 3, 1917 in Snohomish, Washington the son of Frank and Elizabeth Eberli. Alfred grew up in Sumas and Clipper in Whatcom County and then resided in Clipper for many years operating a […]

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

Maxwell Taylor Collette, age 96, passed away on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at the Life Care Center in Sedro Woolley, Washington. He was born February 12, 1912 in Parsons, West Virginia to Moody and Minnie Ludlow Collette. Max as a young boy delivered Western Union Telegrams and as a young man worked as a cowboy. […]

Monday, June 9th, 2008

Carole A. Griffin, 62, a former longtime Ellensburg resident, passed away on Monday, June 9, 2008 at the Life Care Center of Skagit Valley in Sedro-Woolley, Washington after her short but brave fight with cancer. She was born on August 6, 1945 in Fallon, Nevada, the daughter of Paul & Joan Hechler Stanley. Carole worked […]

Monday, June 9th, 2008

Grady W. Mills, age 78, passed away Monday, June 9, 2008 at his home near Concrete, Washington as the result of a heart attack. He was born September 3, 1929 in Moses Creek, North Carolina to John Robert and Lula Bell Watson Mills. Grady grew up in North Carolina and was married to his best […]

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

Margaret Mary Doucette, 98, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at Birchview Memory Care in Sedro-Woolley. Margaret was born on May 15, 1910 in Sedro-Woolley, the daughter of Joseph & Ida Fritsch Doucette. She was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley, graduating from SWHS in 1928. During the Depression, […]

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

Betty Jean Harris, 81, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at the Life Care Center of Skagit Valley in Sedro-Woolley. Betty, born on March 8, 1927 in Longview, Washington, was the daughter of John & Anne Robertson Smith. Her family made their home in Tacoma until moving to Bellingham in […]

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

Steven James King, age 52, passed away Tuesday, May 27, 2008 near Hamilton, Washington as the result of a logging truck accident. He was born April 17, 1956 in California to John and Betty Mather King. Steven was a resident of Mount Vernon for the past 3 years and formally resided in Sedro-Woolley for many […]

Sunday, May 25th, 2008

Leland Louis ‘Piney’ Metcalf, age 76, passed away Sunday, May 25, 2008 at the Life Care Center of Skagit Valley in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. He was born September 2, 1931 in Lyman, Washington to Theodore and Mary Jane Daves Metcalf. Piney was a lifetime resident of Sedro-Woolley and worked as a logger for Scott Paper for […]

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

Sherman Williams, Sr. ‘Kaya xod’ Sunrise May 22, 1927 – Sunset May 21, 2008 Born in Concrete, WA, he was an enrolled member of the Upper Skagit Indian Tribe. Survived by his loving wife of 65+ years, Arlene Mary Heck Williams; Sons, Sherman, Jr. and Marilyn Williams, Terry and Mary Williams; Daughters, Frances and Felix […]

Monday, May 19th, 2008

Thomas D. ‘Tom’ Stokes, 87, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Monday, May 19, 2008 at Birchview Memory Care in Sedro-Woolley. Tom was born on April 1, 1921 in Kerrville, Texas, the son of Tom & Ella Garner Stokes. When he was just a few weeks old the family moved to Concrete where Tom […]

Sunday, May 18th, 2008

Phyllis L. Boston, age 85, passed away Sunday, May 18, 2008 at the Life Care Center of Skagit Valley in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. She was born December 31, 1922 in Rochester, New York to J.R. and Helen Barrett Hunter. Phyllis grew up in New York attending school and on December 23, 1939, she was married to […]

Saturday, May 17th, 2008

Phyllis L. Moran, age 83, passed away Saturday, May 17, 2008 at her son’s home in Concrete, WA. She was born March 20, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois to Phillip and Elsie Zahnow Thompson. Phyllis grew up in Minnesota until moving to Bellingham with her family where she attended school. While attending Bellingham High School , […]

Saturday, May 17th, 2008

Aileen Berkness Brue, age 89, passed away on Saturday, May 17, 2008 at Birchview Memory Care in Sedro-Woolley surrounded by her loving son and daughter-in-law. She was born on March 30, 1919 in Conway, WA the daughter of the late John and Ella Berkness. Aileen attended schools in the Skagit Valley area and graduated from […]

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Mia Cannon, infant daughter of Pastor Jim & Terri Cannon, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 15, 2008 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. She was born on July 29, 2006 in Liberia, West Africa and joined the Cannon family in October of 2007. She was a joy during her brief life, and a testimony […]

Sunday, May 11th, 2008

Neil Duane Taylor, 53, a longtime Marblemount area resident, passed away at his home on Sunday, May 11, 2008 surrounded by his loving family. Neil was born on March 19, 1955 in Arcata, California, the son of Gary & Sandra Morris Taylor. For a while Neil was raised and attended school in Blue Lake, CA […]

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Susan Gayle Moran, 60, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Thursday, May 8, 2008 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was born on January 15, 1948 in Phoenix, Arizona, the daughter of B. Paul & L. Burdene Knowlton Fisher. As a child Susan and her family moved to Burien, Washington and there […]

Sunday, May 4th, 2008

Rithele M. Quinn, or as most knew her, ‘R’, saw her last day on earth on Saturday, May 3, 2008. R was born in Mount Vernon, the daughter of Cyril & Margaret Nederlee DuBay and raised in Conway where she attended grade school and then graduated from Mount Vernon High School. R believed strongly in […]