Obituaries

Barbara Diane Olson

Barbara Diane Olson August 21, 1946 – June 12, 2018 Barbara Diane (Conley) Olson passed away June 12, 2018 with the dogs at her side as she wanted. Barbara was born and raised in Flagstaff, Ariz. She attended Flagstaff High School and later in her life earned her...

Joshua Vernon Bybee

Joshua Vernon Bybee Joshua Vernon Bybee, age 30, of Freeland, died suddenly on Monday, June 11, 2018, due to a motorcycle accident near Langley.  Joshua was born in Goldendale, Wash., on July 22, 1987, to Jesse Bybee and Marilyn Smithwick. In 2002 he moved with his...

Laurie Strowd Griggs

Laurie Strowd Griggs June 13, 1928 – June 1,2018 Laurie was a resident of Coupeville since 1997. She is survived by her two children; Deborah Hoeszle (husband Gary), Kevin Griggs (wife Kaori) and her Grand Daughter Jamie Renee Chittenden and Great Grand Daughter...

Jon Robert Mobley, Sr.

Jon Robert Mobley, Sr. Our loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend Jon Robert Mobley, Sr. entered into the loving memory of his Creator Jehovah God on June 4, 2018. He was surrounded by his family and peacefully passed away at home. He was born in...

Captain Richard H. Porritt, Jr.

Captain Richard H. Porritt, Jr. September 20, 1948 - May 19, 2018 Richard H. Porritt, Jr. (Rick) was born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, September 20, 1948. He attended Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York, where he majored in Philosophy. During his sophomore year,...

Jennings Marvin Hanseth

Jennings Marvin Hanseth Oct. 13, 1919 - Jan. 5, 2018 The son of Norwegian immigrants, Jennings Marvin Hanseth was born in Seattle on Oct. 13, 1919, to Olaf Hanseth and Britha Haugan. Britha travelled by steamship for the birth from Petersburg, Alaska, where Olaf owned...

Lyle Franklin Bull

Lyle Franklin Bull (born April 8, 1938) was a rear admiral in the United States Navy. RADM Bull flew 237 Combat missions during 3 cruises to Vietnam. During a successful and harrowing single-ship mission into Hanoi, LT Bull was awarded the Navy Cross. He is an alumnus...

George Birdt

George Birdt passed away April 28, 2018 following a long and courageous battle with cancer. He has been reunited with his lifelong love, Eleanor Snell Birdt. He was born September 2, 1924 in The Bronx, New York to Louis and Sadie. During his Depression era childhood,...

Lynda “Spiritdove” Imburgia

Lynda “Spiritdove” Imburgia of Whidbey Island, Langley, WA, passed away in her home surrounded by family on Thursday April 12, 2018 at the age of 68. Lynda was born to parents Arthur and Natalie Nelson on November 28, 1949 in Tacoma Washington. She married her...

Steven Michael Gavigan

Steven Michael Gavigan August 5, 1954 – April 22, 2018 Steve Gavigan passed away peacefully on April 22, 2018 at the age of 63. He was born in Tacoma on August 5, 1954 to John and Marion Gavigan; and has been an Oak Harbor resident since 1980. Steve was a loving...