Obituaries

Margaret Ann Dettman

— April 5, 2020

Margaret Ann Dettman, age 78, a 25-year resident of Oak Harbor, passed away at her home Sunday, April 5, 2020. Margaret was born in Seward, Alaska, May 31, 1941. She retired from Chugach at NAS Whidbey and was a member of the Chugach Tribe. Her favorite things were family, friends, reading, being outdoors with nature […]

Tatsuko Mills

— March 28, 2020

Tatsuko “Mitzi/Baba” Mills was born July 28, 1935 in Takasaki, Japan. She passed away peacefully in her home March 28, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, Kuzazo and Fuku Miyahara; her husband, Charles “Chuck” Mills (1969), and her son-in-law, Howard Foshee (2008). She is survived by three daughters: Deborah Foshee, Linda Routon […]

Patricia L Kohlmann

— April 10, 2020

The good Lord decided to add another voice to the heavenly choir, so Pat Kohlmann was brought to join them April 10, 2020. Pat always enjoyed singing and was ready for the opportunity. Pat Loveland was born July 1943 in Livingston, N.J. She was raised primarily in Whippany, N.J., and attended Hanover Park High School. […]

Norma Jean Berryman

— March 26, 2020

Norma Jean Berryman, age 82, longtime resident of Whidbey Island, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2020 at Careage of Whidbey. Mrs. Berryman was born in Grand Rapids, Mich., Feb. 9, 1938, to David Orr and Gladys (Russell) Orr. At an early age she moved with her family to Seattle. She attended Seattle schools, graduating from […]

Beatrice Cross

— March 27, 2020

Beatrice Cross (Minke) was born Aug. 31, 1945 and passed away March 27, 2020. Beatrice died peacefully in her sleep at the Careage of Whidbey nursing home in Coupeville, Wash., of complications of COVID-19. She is survived by her son, Ken (Dawnelle) Conlisk, and daughter Rebekah (Jeff) Shoup. She is also survived by her older […]

Robert L. Hays

— March 27, 2020

Robert L Hays passed away March 27, 2020 at home with Tricia by his side. He was born April 29, 1964 in Paradise, Calif., and adopted by Thomas Hays and Lisa Marie Rambow. Bob went to school thru his freshman year in California and then moved to Dayton, Wash., to live with his uncle and […]

AFCM Delbert W. Swatosh, U.S. Navy (Ret.)

— March 23, 2020

Delbert W. Swatosh, 90, died peacefully in his Oak Harbor, Wash., home March 23, 2020 with his loving wife, Arlene, who had been his sole caregiver for the past two years, by his side. Del was born July 28, 1929 in Austin, Minn., to Frank and Echo (Messenger) Swatosh. He joined the U.S. Navy in […]

Thomas William Reynolds

— March 26, 2020

Thomas departed peacefully March 26, 2020 at the age of 75. He was surrounded physically by his loving family, and spiritually by family members across the globe who could not be by his side. He will be greatly missed and remembered as a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and a hero who proudly served […]

Pamela Kaye Young

— March 30, 2020

Pamela Kaye (Harrison) Young was born to Gordon and Lyla (Leitch) Harrison Sept. 14, 1949 at Maynard Hospital in Lake City, Wash. She died peacefully of sudden COVID-19 illness in Coupeville, Wash. March 30, 2020. Pam was a lifelong resident of the Pacific Northwest, attending elementary school in Vancouver, Wash., until 1959, when in 4th […]