Obituaries

REV. ROLAND KERMIT CAPES

Rev. Roland Kermit Capes, 93, of Freeland, passed away on Monday, May 29, 2017, at Providence Medical Center in Everett. Pastor Capes was born in Grand Forks, N.D. on March 16, 1924, to Earl Lester Capes and Anne (Pender) Capes.  Roland was raised in Grand Forks,...

DIANE FAYE STURLAUGSON

Diane Faye Sturlaugson, age 69, lifelong Snohomish resident, passed away suddenly on Monday, May 29, 2017 on Whidbey Island. Diane was born in Snohomish on April 5, 1948, one of three daughters born to Harry and Hester (Bickford) Purtteman.  Diane attended Snohomish...

Herbert Edward Weible

Herbert Edward Weible November 22, 1923 – May 27,2017   Herb Weible was born November 22, 1923, in Turtle Lake, North Dakota, the first of 7 children born to Edward and Emma (Fryer) Weible. He grew up on the family farm and attended school near Turtle Lake. Herb...

Josephine (Jo) Balda

Josephine (Jo) Balda passed away peacefully on May 26th at Regency on Whidbey. She was born on October 3, 1922 to Jake and Jennie (Fakkema) Balda. The fourth child in a family of 6 she was born and raised in Oak Harbor by a fine Christian family. Jo started her...

Homer Oldemeyer

Homer Oldemeyer, faithful husband and dad, began his earthly journey in 1931, and completed his earthly journey May 22 2017, with family at his side. Having retired as air traffic controller from the US Navy in 1974, he entered a new career as piano tuner in 1975....

Margaret Wildes Seals

After a century of living, Margaret Wildes Seals would not get to eat her 100th birthday cake.  Born July 24, 1917 in a log cabin located on Wildes Rd., Clinton, WA to Warren and Margaret Wildes, she went to be with Gene and her Savior on May 21st,  while surrounded...

Linda A. Lines

Linda A. Lines, beloved mother, grandmother and friend slipped away to be with our Heavenly Father on Sunday, May 14th, 2017 at the young age of 67 years. Born on November 29th, 1949 in Camden, New Jersey, Linda was adopted out of Medina Children’s Home by loving...

Mary Alice Griffin

Mary Alice Griffin was born June 4, 1921 to Emory and Elizabeth Baumgardner in Harrington, WA. She passed away on May 12 surrounded by loved ones. Her early years were spent on the family wheat farm in Harrington. When her father went into the construction field, they...

Kevin Pardue

On May 10, 2017, Kevin Roy Pardue passed away at the age of 66. Kevin was born on April 18, 1951 in Frederick, Oklahoma, to Ladonia Pardue. He graduated high school in Oklahoma before moving to Northern California and then finally finding his real home on Whidbey...

Geraldine Mae Strand

Geraldine (Geri ) Mae Strand passed away following a long illness surrounded by her family on April 24, 2017 in Mt. Vernon, WA. Geri was born November 28, 1927 to Howard J. and Myrtle I. Caldwell of Coggon, Iowa. She attended the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar...