Catherine Agnes Kiefer

— July 19, 2020

Catherine “Katie” Agnes Kiefer, 89, passed away July 19, 2020 in Bonney Lake, Wash., surrounded by her loving family. Katie was born June 2, 1931 in Albuquerque, N.M., to Lavena Higgins and Joseph Kolb. She graduated from North High in Denver, Colo., in 1949. Katie married U.S. Navy Sailor, Joseph Kiefer Jr., in 1954. She […]

Mindy Lynn Whelchel

— July 10, 2020

Mindy Lynn Whelchel, 45, of Oak Harbor, Wash. passed away Friday, July 10, 2020, with her family at her side. Born June 24, 1975 in San Diego, Calif., Mindy was the daughter of Ronald and Bonnie Weatherlow, and a wife and loving mother of four. She was employed as a BCC Life Coach and was […]

Peter F. Kieviet

— July 10, 2020

July 10, 2020 the Lord said unto him, “Well done, good and faithful servant, enter thou into the joy of the Lord.” Peter leaves his beloved wife, Joyce; sons, Dale; Douglas and wife Shirley; Dennis Murphy and wife Merilee; sisters, Helda Mooney and Evangeline Altier; and grandchildren, Shannon and her husband Bill Huff; Jason Murphy […]

Larrie Leon Ford

— July 13, 2020

It saddens us to announce the passing of our beloved father Larrie Leon Ford Monday, July 13, 2020 in Coupeville, Wash. Larrie was born June 13, 1942 in Wapato, Wash., to parents Clifton Ford and Majorie Shinaberger. Larrie grew up in Camas, Wash., riding his beloved horse, Chico. He competed in bull riding, bareback riding […]

Chizuko M. Irvine

— July 11, 2020

Chizuko Michaela Irvine was born Sept. 1, 1935 in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, to Nobuharu and Ichi Yakura and lived in Yokohama (Bessho) for most of her childhood, with the exception of several years during World War II, when she lived in Fukushima, Wakamatsu, Japan. Chizuko graduated from Seibi High School in Yokohama in 1953 and […]

Jacqueline Rosanne Daniels Hepburn Ronning

— June 22, 2020

Jackie was born at home on her father’s birthday (in the home he had built) in Jamestown on the small Conanicut Island in Rhode Island to Cmdr. Joseph Francis Daniels, USN (retired), and Elsie Anne Bollons Daniels. She joined her sister, Stella, and lived in Jamestown until she was nine, when the family moved to […]

RuthAnn K. Gatto

— June 26, 2020

RuthAnn Kantzer Gatto, 87, died Friday, June 26 at her home in Greenbank from natural causes. RuthAnn was born to Bula B. and Maurice G. Kantzer Dec. 27, 1932, joining her older sister Donna. The early years of their upbringing were spent in Arkansas City, Kan., where their grandfather owned the Kantzer Planning Mill. At […]

Daniel John Saul

— June 29, 2020

Surrounded by family, Daniel John Saul passed away at home June 29, 2020. Dan was born April 26, 1934, in Centralia, Wash., to Bernice Koreski and Glenn Saul. He grew up in Rainier Valley with sisters, Ann, Beth, and MaryLee. He graduated from O’Dea High School in 1952. Upon graduation, Dan joined the Air Force […]

William Jordan

— June 19, 2020

William (Bill) Jordan was born Oct. 8, 1933, in O’Neill, Neb., to William Jordan and Josephine (Metcalf) Jordan. Bill contracted Polio at the age of 4 and was left with significant right hand and arm weakness. The family moved to the Skagit Valley in 1939. Bill graduated from Sedro Woolley High School. Perhaps due to […]