memorials

John Lee Wineck

Friday, April 14th, 2006

John Lee Wineck, 59, a longtime Washington resident, passed away on Monday, March 27, 2006 at United General Hospital in Sedro Woolley. John was born on December 14, 1947 in Anchorage, Alaska, the son of Walter and Hilda Kangas Wineck. Most of his adult life was spent as a heavy equipment operator in Alaska and […]

James R. Beasley Memorial

James R. Beasley

Friday, April 14th, 2006

James R. Beasley, 78, a former Skagit County resident and Mount Vernon High School coach & teacher went home to be with the Lord unexpectedly at his home in Centralia, WA on Friday, April 14, 2006. Jim was born in Sedro-Woolley, Washington on February 23, 1928 the son of Nate & Enis Perry Beasley. He […]

Joseph Kutscher Memorial

Joseph Kutscher

Thursday, April 13th, 2006

Joseph ‘Joe’ Kutscher, age 84, passed away Thursday, April 13, 2006 at Home Place Special Care in Burlington, WA. He was born May 30, 1921 in Chambers, Nebraska, the son of William and Olga Bartunek Kutscher. Joe grew up in Nebraska attending school there and he was united in marriage to Thelma Blair on March […]

Ruth Ida Whitinger

Monday, April 10th, 2006

Ruth Ida Benson Whitinger, 95, a resident of Skagit Valley passed away on Monday, April 10, 2006 at the Burton Care Center in Burlington, WA. Ruth was born to Scandinavian immigrants, Alexander and Ida Benson on September 1, 1910 in Sauk Centre, Minnesota. She graduated from Sauk Centre High School in 1928 where she was […]

Elenora Melton Memorial

Elenora Melton

Monday, April 10th, 2006

Elenora Melton, 87, a longtime resident of the Lyman community passed away on Monday, April 10, 2006 at the Burton Care Center in Burlington, WA. She was born on July 31, 1918 in Cowards, North Carolina, the daughter of Homes & Anna Belle Wood Parker. She was raised and attended school in North Carolina. Elenora […]

James David Hall Memorial

James David Hall

Friday, April 7th, 2006

James David Hall, 64, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 7, 2006 in Mount Vernon, Washington, after a long illness. The beloved son of James and Ruth Hall of Lakewood, WA, and the beloved brother of Betty Merken of Seattle, WA, he was born on January 27, 1942 in Sylva, NC. Jim graduated from Arlington […]

Clifford D. Brooks Memorial

Clifford D. Brooks

Sunday, April 2nd, 2006

Clifford D. ‘Buss’ Brooks, age 87, passed away on Sunday, April 2, 2006 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, WA. He was born December 25, 1918 in Gore Township, Kansas, the son of Clifford and Lela English Brooks. Buss grew up in Kansas and later served with the US Army during WWII serving in […]

Judy Louise LeBert-Stanek

Sunday, April 2nd, 2006

JUDY LOUISE LeBERT STANEK, 61, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Sunday, April 2, 2006 at the Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was born in Sedro-Woolley, WA on August 12, 1944, the daughter of Joseph W. & Alberta Pitman Swihart. Judy was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley, graduating from Sedro-Woolley […]

James Clarence Smith

Sunday, April 2nd, 2006

James Clarence Smith, 86, a longtime resident of Clear Lake, passed away on Sunday, April 2, 2006 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. He was born on March 11, 1920 in South River, New Jersey, the son of James P. & Jeanette B. Stone Smith. Jim was raised and attended school in New Jersey […]

Curtis M. Anderson

Saturday, April 1st, 2006

Curtis M. ‘Sonny’Anderson, 74, longtime resident of Ketchikan, Alaska, passed away in Mount Vernon, Washington on Saturday, April 1, 2006. Sonny served in the US Navy during the Korean War. He owned and operated Centennial Engine for many years in Ketchikan until becoming a sport fishing guide and captain of the M/V Lovely Lady, a […]

Shirley Ann McIntyre Memorial

Shirley Ann McIntyre

Friday, March 31st, 2006

Shirley Ann Slippern McIntyre Shirley was our beloved mother, cherished grandmother, devoted wife, sister, philanthropist, and loyal friend. She died, March 31, 2006 after fighting cancer while maintaining an abundant life. Born in Poulsbo, WA May 29, 1930 to Harold and Irene Slippern and delivered by her grandfather Dr. Halfdan Slippern. Shirley graduated from West […]

Bruce Carroll Frank

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

Bruce Carroll Frank, age 78, passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2006 at his home in Sedro-Woolley, WA. He was born December 29, 1927 in Draper, Wisconsin, the son of Willis and Corda Butler Frank. Bruce grew up in the Toppenish, WA area attending school and graduated from Toppenish High School in 1946 and he […]

Patricia ‘Patty’ Lynne Anderson Memorial

Patricia ‘Patty’ Lynne Anderson

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

Patricia Lynne ‘Patty’ Anderson, 48, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, March 28, 2006. She was born in Seattle, Washington on October 25, 1957, the daughter of Nels & Leona Cooper Anderson. She made her home in Monroe where she attended school and worked […]

Joan F. Buchanan Memorial

Joan F. Buchanan

Saturday, March 25th, 2006

Joan Buchanan, 70, a lifelong Skagit County resident, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2006 at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham, surrounded by her loving family and pastor. Joan was born in Sedro-Woolley, WA on May 6, 1935, the daughter of Axel & Phyllis Hammond Jensen. She was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley, graduating […]

Stanley Omdal Memorial

Stanley Omdal

Tuesday, March 14th, 2006

Stanley Omdal December 14, 1920 – March 14, 2006 On March 14, 2006, passed a true officer and a gentleman, a scholar, an athlete, an educator, a staunch and proven patriot, a liberator of the oppressed, a champion of the downtrodden, and a devoted husband and father. Born in Bow, Washington to parents Selma and […]

James Christian Fuchser

Monday, March 13th, 2006

James Christian Fuchser, 78, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at his home on Monday, March 13, 2006. He was born on November 19, 1927, in Clipper, Washington, the son of Christian & Ella Widmer Fuchser. He was raised and attended schools in the Mount Baker School District in Whatcom County. He served in the […]

Alan Earl Blanton Memorial

Alan Earl Blanton

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Alan Earl Blanton, age 55, passed away on Friday, March 10, 2006 at his home at Punkin Center. He was born November 14, 1950 in Sedro-Woolley, WA, the son of Robert and Joan Sutton Blanton. Alan was a lifetime resident of Punkin Center, attending schools in Hamilton and Sedro-Woolley, graduating from Sedro-Woolley High School with […]

David Nelson Allan Memorial

David Nelson Allan

Friday, March 3rd, 2006

DAVID NELSON ALLAN, 92, a longtime Clear Lake area resident passed away at his home on Friday, March 3, 2006. He was born on February 23, 1914 in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, the son of William & Mabel Fallow Allan. He was raised and attained his education in Nanton, Alberta, Canada. In the early 1930’s […]

Donald Eugene Hitt Memorial

Donald Eugene Hitt

Friday, March 3rd, 2006

DONALD EUGENE HITT, 71, a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and brother, passed away peacefully on Friday March 3, 2006 at his home in Punkin Center with his loving family by his side. Don faced his battle with cancer ‘Head On’, just as he lived life. He was born in Waterloo, Iowa on November 25, 1934, […]

Violet Victoria Weatherby Memorial

Violet Victoria Weatherby

Friday, March 3rd, 2006

Violet ‘Vi’ Victoria Weatherby, 86, a longtime Whatcom County resident and 13 year resident of Sedro-Woolley went home to be with her Lord on Friday March 3, 2006. She was born on November 20, 1919 in Lynden, Washington, the daughter of Arthur & Ethel Courtney Urfer. She was raised on a 100 acre farm near […]

Terrence Kenneth Rick Memorial

Terrence Kenneth Rick

Friday, March 3rd, 2006

Terrence Kenneth ‘Terry’ Rick, 44, a resident of Concrete died unexpectedly at his home on Friday, March 3, 2006. He was born on June 5, 1961 in Loma Linda, California, the son of Robert & Carrie Rick. Terry grew up on Whidbey Island and in Skagit County, attending North Puget Adventist Academy in Burlington and […]

Colleen Mae Mast Memorial

Colleen Mae Mast

Sunday, February 26th, 2006

Colleen M. Mast, age 77, a lifetime resident of Sedro-Woolley passed away at her home on Sunday, February 26, 2006. She was born May 1, 1928 in Bellingham, WA, the daughter of Charlie and Genevieve Lindsey Evitt. Colleen grew up in Sedro-Woolley attending school and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School with the class of 1946. […]

Pascual Pedro Ovantes Memorial

Pascual Pedro Ovantes

Thursday, February 23rd, 2006

PASCUAL ‘PEDRO’ OVANTES ‘TATA PETE’ Pascual Pedro Ovantes, age 76, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2006 at his home in Marysville, WA with his family at his side. He was born in El Centro, California on March 31, 1929, the son of Zacarias and Isabel Martinez Ovantes. Pedro was raised in Mexico City where he […]

Mary M. Runyon Memorial

Mary M. Runyon

Tuesday, February 21st, 2006

Mary M. Runyon nee Vitalich January 23, 1921 to February 19, 2006 85 years young Mary went to a joyous reunion with her loving family who have anxiously awaited her arrival in Heaven. Meeting her there are her mother and father, Peter and Tonina Vitalich, her brother Sam Vitalich, her son Peter Jack Mardesich, and […]

Eldon Eugene Johnson Memorial

Eldon Eugene Johnson

Saturday, February 18th, 2006

Eldon Eugene Johnson, age 84, passed away Saturday, February 1, 2006 at his home in Birdsview with his family at his side. He was born July 12, 1921 in Moscow, Idaho, the son of Fred and Clara Dygert Johnson. Eldon grew up in Idaho and moved to Marblemount in 1937 working for the Forest Service […]