Obituaries

Carolyn Jane Christensen

Carolyn Jane Christensen, of Coupeville, Wash., was born on April 23, 1944 in Stockton, Calif., to Virginia and Everest Christensen. She passed away at age 74 with her family at her side on Nov. 4, 2018 in Coupeville. Carolyn graduated from Oak Harbor High School in...

Shirley Ann Simmons

Shirley Ann Simmons, age 88, longtime Clinton resident, passed away peacefully at her home, following a brief illness, on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, surrounded by family.Mrs. Simmons was born at Fort Lewis, Wash., on Sept. 5, 1930, to Frank and Roseanna (Perra) Novarra. At...

Dianne Marie Fisher

Dianne Marie Fisher, of Oak Harbor, Washington, died on Saturday, Nov. 3, of natural causes in her home. She was born on December 21, 1951 to Phyllis and Robert W. Adams in Concord, Michigan. Dianne attended Albion High School and Western Michigan University. She...

Glenn Jerome Eckard

Glenn was born Dec. 13, 1935 in Columbia, SC to Rev. Glenn S. and Mrs. Ruby Sandel Eckard. After most of his young life as a Navy junior, he graduated from the University of Virginia in 1958 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Aeronautical Engineering. After two years...

Fred Joel Hayden

On Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, Fred Joel Hayden passed from earth to heaven. He died at home, in the presence of his wife, Fran, after having struggled with many health issues. It was where he wanted to be when he graduated to the next phase of his life.Fred was born to...

“Pat” Gail Quinn

“Just Passing Through” “Pat” Gail Quinn, an Oak Harbor resident since 1957 and longtime Oak Harbor businessman, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 at Regency on Whidbey. Pat was born on Sept. 12,1925, to Owen and Nawasa Quinn, in a two-room cabin in...

Eugene Cozzi and Anne Cozzi

Eugene and Anne Cozzi enjoyed a long, prosperous and happy life together and are now with Jehovah. Anne was born on July 2, 1922 and passed away on July 27, 2018. Eugene was born on July 13, 1922 and passed away on Oct. 12, 2018. In keeping with their wishes, no...

Scott Swaer

Scott J. Swaer, age 55, passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 12, 2018 in his home in Coupeville, Wash.  Scott was born on June 22, 1963 in Oconto, Wis. to the late Bonnie (Crane) Swaer, the youngest of four children.  Scott married his soul mate, Debra Engelhardt, in the...

Joe Sires

Joe Sires was born June 1, 1938 and he passed away in his shop Oct. 9, 2018. He was born in Bellingham, Wash., to Miron and Marguerite Sires and joined his brother Ralph. When Joe was in junior high, the family settled in Ellensburg. That's when he met LV, his friend...

Lorraine (Lori) Weatherby

Lorraine (Lori) Weatherby February 24,1929 – October 5, 2018 Lorraine Weatherby, age 89, of Oak Harbor, Washington passed away on October 5, 2018. In her early years she married a soldier who was stationed at Fort Casey. She worked as a switchboard operator for many...