Obituaries

Harold “Harpy” Niedfeldt

Harold “Harpy” Niedfeldt

— November 30, 2018

Harpy (Harold) Niedfeldt passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov. 30 at Careage of Whidbey in Coupeville, Wash. He was born in Sparta, Wis., on Nov. 8, 1927, to William (Bill) and Margaret (Carr) Niedfeldt.

Sharon L. Austin

Sharon L. Austin

— November 29, 2018

Sharon Lynn Austin passed away peacefully at Home Place, in Oak Harbor, on Nov. 29, 2018. She was born on Nov. 25, 1939, in Los Angeles, Calif., to Joseph and Rose Clark. She graduated from Sequoia High School in Redwood City and attended college at San Jose State University. She married her high school sweetheart and settled in to what was to become Silicon Valley, where they raised two children.

Greg “Nick” Wilkinson

— November 28, 2018

Greg “Nick” Wilkinson of Oak Harbor, Wash., born on June 5, 1957, passed away on Nov. 28, 2018 of natural causes. He will be greatly missed by family and friends. Arrangements were made with the assistance of Whidbey Memorial Funeral and Cremation Services.

KayLynn Mayhew

KayLynn Mayhew

— November 24, 2018

KayLynn (Edgren) Mayhew was born April 23, 1961 in Colfax, Wash. to Roger and June Edgren. She passed away Nov. 24, 2018 at her home in Greenbank on Whidbey Island to her heavenly eternal home. She was 57 years old. Memorial services will be held at Hillside Evangelical Free Church, Greenbank on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 at 3 p.m.

Rodney Richard Hubbard

Rodney Richard Hubbard

— November 23, 2018

Rodney Richard Hubbard, age 65, passed away on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, at his home in Oak Harbor, Wash., surrounded by his immediate family. Rodney was born in Hamilton, Ohio on Nov. 26, 1952 to Richard and LaVerne Hubbard. He attended St. Joseph’s Elementary School, Wilson Junior High School and graduated from Taft High School […]

Lorene Elizabeth Hofstrand

Lorene Elizabeth Hofstrand

— November 19, 2018

Lorene Elizabeth Hofstrand, 92, died peacefully in Bellingham, Wash., on Nov. 19, 2018. She was a generous, loving mom and an energetic, engaged community member her entire life.

Clarke Lee George

Clarke Lee George

— November 20, 2018

CWO-4 Clarke Lee George, U.S. Navy, retired, 77, died Nov. 20, 2018, surrounded by loving family and friends at his home on Whidbey Island, Wash. He was born in Renton, Wash., on Jan. 10, 1941. He is a graduate of Kent-Meridian Sr. High School class of 1959. He retired after 24 years in the Navy on April, 1986. He was a Master Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technician.

Gabriel K. Lindsey

Gabriel K. Lindsey

— November 20, 2018

Gabriel “Gabe” K. Lindsey, 42, passed away Nov. 20, 2018 in Oak Harbor, Wash. He was born Oct.13, 1976 in McAllen, Texas to Santa Serda and Leon Lindsey.

Lois Esther (Montag) Cool

Lois E. (Montag) Cool

— November 28, 2018

Lois Esther (Montag) Cool, age 91, passed away in her home after a long fight with dementia. She peacefully joined her Lord and Savior on Nov. 28, 2018 as her daughter, Wendi, son-in-law, Mike, and caregiver, Carol, held her hand. The chorus of Hallelujah played in the background.