Obituaries

Jill Marie Allgire Schacht

Jill Marie Allgire Schacht passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on Friday, December 1, 2017 after a three-year battle with cancer.  She was 67 years of age. Jill was a familiar face in Oak Harbor as the long- time owner of The Casual House.  A funeral...

Victoria Jane Hemner

On November 17, 2017, Victoria Jane Hemner passed peacefully into the loving arms of her Heavenly Father. Vicki was born January 27, 1948 in Eau Claire, WI to Fred and Charlotte Anderson who preceded her in death. Vicki graduated in 1966 from North High in Eau Claire....

Gail Irene Jaeger

Gail Irene Jaeger, 74, a life long resident of Oak Harbor, lost her battle to Scleroderma on November 10, 2017 at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA. A celebration of life will be held at Living Word Church Saturday November 25, 2017 at 2:00 PM.  Gail was born...

William F. “Bill” Reeves

William Francis “Bill” Reeves passed away quietly in Ventura, CA on November 9, 2017, ten days before his 90th birthday. He is preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Barbara, his parents, and his two brothers.  He is survived by his five children, eight...

Ruth A. Ellison

Ruth A. Ellison Born July 19, 1917 in Palouse, Wa.  Died Nov. 1, 2017 in Coupeville, Wa. Ruth was a longtime Whidbey Island resident moving to Coupeville in 1956.  She worked as a bookkeeper for her husband's dental practice and was very active in local...

Aase Helga Malones

Aase Helga Malones died peacefully at her home in Coupeville, WA on October 30th 2017 with her daughter Anita at her side. She was 84 years old. Born in Ulsteinvik Norway to Halvdan and Alvhild Saunes, she was the youngest of 8 siblings. Her childhood was far from...

Morgan Halla Wesley Miller

Morgan Halla Wesley Miller was born to Richard and Jeannie Miller, residents of Langley, on January 22nd 1988. That day was the beginning of a passionate journey. She attended South Whidbey schools, Immaculate Conception school in Everett, Bayview High School, Skagit...

Marie Hazel Akins

Marie Hazel Akins July 21, 1927 – October 18, 2017 On October 18, 2017, Marie Hazel Akins left 90 plus years of memories behind for her family and friends to cherish.  She was born July 21, 1927 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada to Winnifred and Lorin Jones Irving,...

Robert L. Scully CDR, USN, Retired

Robert L. Scully CDR, USN, Retired   Robert L “Bob” Scully, CDR, USN, Ret. 93, of Whidbey Island passed away on October 2, 2017.   Bob entered the world on March 16, 1924 in Pottowatomie County, Kansas to the late Francis & Mabel Scully or Topeka, Kansas.    Bob spent...

Elizabeth R. Steinsiek

Elizabeth R. (Wheeler) Steinsiek Elizabeth Ruth (Wheeler) Steinsiek slipped away peacefully to join her old sweetheart on another adventure on September 29, 2017. She was 102. Betsy was born at home on Scenic Heights on August 1, 1915, to Fred and Elvira Wheeler. She...