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Serving Sedro-Woolley &
All of Skagit County Since 1935
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Sedro-Woolley, WA
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Memorials

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

James G. ‘Jim’ Davison, 74, a lifelong Skagit County resident, passed away on Wednesday, August 13, 2008 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. Jim was born in Birdsview, Washington on May 23, 1934, the son of William Elmer & Letha Buckner Davison. He was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley. In 1952, Jim and lifelong […]

Monday, August 11th, 2008

SHIRLEY N. JOHNSEN, 81, formerly of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Monday, August 11, 2008, at her home at the Creekside Retirement Community in Burlington. She was born in Friday Harbor, Washington on January 6, 1927 and moved with her family from Lopez Island to Bellingham, and later to the Goshen community where she attended local […]

Sunday, August 3rd, 2008

Alice S. Blumenshine, 83, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at her home on Sunday, August 3, 2008 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on March 10, 1925 in Worland, Wyoming, the daughter of Tom & Blanche Smith Stork. She was raised and attended school in Riverton, Wyoming. On June 3, 1944 Alice […]

Sunday, August 3rd, 2008

Wm. Keith Bledsoe, 94, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Sunday, August 3, 2008 at the Clayton House Adult Family Home, surrounded by his family. Keith was born on March 15, 1914 in Ellensburg, Washington, the third of six children of Howard & Vera DeWeese Bledsoe. He was raised in Ellensburg until 1922 when […]

Sunday, August 3rd, 2008

Eileen Exelby, 84, passed away after a beautiful sunrise on the morning of August 3, 2008. She was resting at home, surrounded by her three loving daughters. Eileen was born on January 29, 1924 in Craig, Colorado to Samuel and Dora Beauchamp. She spent her youth in Republic, Washington where she met and married her […]

Monday, July 28th, 2008

Robert B. ‘Bob’ Cockburn, 79, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Monday, July 28, 2008 at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle from injuries sustained in an automobile accident on July 20th. Bob was born on March 7, 1929 in Webster, North Dakota the son of James & Minnie Bonn Cockburn. In 1936 Bob and […]

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

Lena A. Scales, age 90, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2008 at the Life Care Center in Mount Vernon, Washington. She was born December 11, 1917 in Seattle, Heights, Washington to Emil and Tekla Holmberg Balzar. Lena grew up in Birdsview and graduated from Hamilton High School in 1935. She was married to Roy E. […]

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

Leroy R. ‘Russ’ Coxen, age 66, a resident of Sedro-Woolley for the past 18 months and former longtime Marysville resident, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2008 at the United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. He was born April 14, 1942 in Pendleton, Oregon to Floyd and Mary Piersol Coxen. Russ grew up in Clatskanie and […]

Friday, July 25th, 2008

Elsie E. Ingersoll passed away peacefully at her home in Birdsview, with her family at her side, at the age of 96 on Friday, July 25, 2008. Elsie was born June 20, 1912 in Hamilton, WA to John and Minnie Cook. She attended school in Hamilton and Everett, graduating from Everett High School. Elsie married […]

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

Willie Jack Tucker, age 65, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2008 at his home in Concrete, WA. He was born December 25, 1942 in Augusta, Georgia. Willie was a resident of Concrete for the past 6 years and formally resided in Tacoma for many years and prior to that in Germany and Georgia. He worked […]

Monday, July 21st, 2008

Lorraine M. Boos, 86, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at her home on Monday, July 21, 2008. She was born on February 20, 1922 in Hastings, Iowa, the daughter of Weeren and LaNeva Parker Bowen. She was raised and attended school in the Hastings area, and after graduating from high school she attended Peru […]

Friday, July 18th, 2008

Floyd H. Allen, age 71, a Burlington resident since 1980, passed away on Friday, July 18, 2008 at the Burton Care Center in Burlington, Washington. He was born April 19, 1937 in Sedro-Woolley, Washington the son of Dutee and Doris Dreyer Allen. Floyd grew up in Sedro-Woolley where he attended school and graduated from Sedro-Woolley […]

Sunday, July 6th, 2008

Marietta M. Reijm, 68, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, July 6, 2008. She was born on March 22, 1940 in Twin Falls, Idaho, the daughter of Milford & Mary McCabe Thompson. The family made their home in Idaho until moving briefly to Sedro-Woolley in […]

Friday, July 4th, 2008

Joyce A. ‘Joy’ White-Hensley, age 74, a former resident of Sedro-Woolley and resident of Altus, Oklahoma for the past 22 years, passed away on Friday, July 4, 2008 in Altus, Oklahoma. Joy was born in Pocatello, Idaho on November 11, 1933 the daughter of George Llee and Florence R. Steed Nelson. She was raised and […]

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

V. Carol Pederson, 73, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2008 at the Life Care Center of Skagit Valley in Sedro-Woolley. Carol was born on December 7, 1934 in Wenatchee, Washington, the daughter of Charlie & Goldie Handy Ellis. In 1941when Carol was five years of age her family moved to […]

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

Ralph M. Cunningham, 98, a former Skagit Valley resident, passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2008 in Edmonds, Washington. He was born on August 3, 1909 in Friday Harbor, Washington, the son of Charles & Georgia Miller Cunningham. Ralph was raised and attended school in Concrete, graduating from Concrete High School in 1929. He was […]

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Ralph A. Edwards, U.S. Marine Corps Retired, passed away on Monday, June 30, 2008 at his home in Burlington, Washington at the age of 80 years. He was born on May 30, 1928 in Ellensburg, Washington to Don and Bessie Smyth Edwards. Ralph grew up in Eastern Washington and later enlisted in the U.S. Marine […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]