Obituaries

Ernest P. Gendron

Ernest P Gendron passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 at Careage of Whidbey. He was 85 years of age. Ernest (Ernie) was born in Shirley, Mass., to Leo and Renee (Michaud) Gendron. He lived most of his life in Fitchburg, Mass., before moving to Coupeville,...

Dorothy M. Fraser Juhl

Dorothy Juhl, beloved wife, adored mother and grandmother, and true friend to all, passed peacefully away on Jan. 5, 2019. Born in Carbonado, Wash., to Dan and Freda Fraser, she grew up in the midst of six siblings, all of whom predeceased her. Dorothy is survived by...

Marvin S. Kofoed

Long time Oak Harbor resident, Marvin Kofoed, went to join his loving wife, Ginny, on Jan. 4, 2019 at the age of 87. He was born in Helper, Utah on March 6, 1931, to Mildred Elma (Sherman) and Sherman Andrew Polley. He grew up in Cutbank, Mont., with brother, Bob, and...

Mark Calim

Mark Calim passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019 in his home.He was born May 17, 1955, in Sidney, Ohio. He grew up the youngest of four children to Joseph and Jauneth Calim. During his childhood, the family moved to the Bay Area in Calif. Mark had a love for mechanics...

Shari Beth Brooks

Shari Beth Brooks was born Aug. 29, 1946, and died Jan. 2, 2019 surrounded by those who loved her most. Shari was adopted by Edward and Mildred Robinson and raised alongside her older sister Nancy Roeder in Albuquerque, N.M.Shari grew up and found the love of her...

Philip R. Snover

Philip R. Snover passed away at his home in Coupeville on Jan. 1,2019. He was the youngest of eight children born to George and Minnie Snover on Aug. 27, 1931 in Hoquiam, Wash. He moved to Whidbey Island with his parents when he was 14 and attended Coupeville School,...

Delroy K. Lechelt

Delroy K. Lechelt, was born Aug. 30, 1931 and passed away on Dec. 28, 2018 at the age of 87.On Aug. 30, 2018, Delroy (Del) Kenneth Lechelt celebrated his 87th birthday in the house he built in Scatchet Head overlooking the Puget Sound. He lived there for 25 years with...

Susan Marie Foster

Susan Marie Foster was born in Oklahoma City on  Nov. 9, 1951 to Allan and Betty Katzberg and passed away Dec. 15, 2018. Growing up, Susan lived in Oklahoma City, Okla.; San Antonio, Texas; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada; Macomb, Ill.; and Carmel, Ind. As a young...

Loretta Hall Lasley

Why fear death, What is death? It is not leaving, it is arriving.It is not saying, goodbye.It is saying, welcome.It is not saying, someday. It is saying, eternity!     ~Loretta LasleyOur sweet Loretta Hall Lasley, age 95, passed at her home on Dec. 16, 2018 with her...

Marcella Ann Carsten

Marcella Ann Carsten, age 72, passed away peacefully in her sleep the night of Dec. 16, 2018, in her home.She was born July 2, 1946 in Marshall, Minn., to Earl Leroy Hanson and Thelma Evelyn Hanson (Holm). She was raised a Lutheran and continued her worship of Christ...