Obituaries

Paul Ivaska

His care for others came from his deep conviction that everyone is created in the image of God.

  • Jul 24, 2019

Michael Scott Chwaszczewski

He could fix, repair, paint, or build anything.

  • Jul 17, 2019

Judson R. (Bob) Elston

Lived life to the fullest, will be missed immensely.

  • Jul 10, 2019

Timothy Howard Roller

Longtime teacher’s interests included classic cars, tractors, and anything with an engine.

  • Jul 10, 2019

Kerry Anne Langton

Family was always Kerry’s top priority.

  • Jul 10, 2019

David Robert Fuller

A fifth-generation islander, David always had great stories of his travels.

  • Jun 19, 2019

Steven George Fuller

He leaves behind Megan Fuller and his sons Andy, Paul and Tim.

  • Jun 19, 2019

Jean Ernst

She was adventurous with a strong sense of humor and a practical, forward-looking view of life.

  • Jun 19, 2019

Mary Lou Rohwer

She spent countless hours volunteering for the Vashon Heritage Museum.

  • Jun 13, 2019

Gael Varsi

During her time on Vashon, Gael was known for her skills at pruning fruit trees

  • Jun 13, 2019

Raymond Phaneuf

They have lived on Vashon Island for almost 60 years

  • Jun 12, 2019

Paul Hixson

He and his wife Geri moved to Vashon in 1977, living at Wax Orchard while building their new home.

  • Jun 6, 2019

Beverly Beck Sears

Beverly had a playful sense of humor, was a creative artist, and a supportive, generous mom.

  • Jun 6, 2019

Jay Lillquist

Jay was a devoted son, a caring brother and a loyal, supportive and generous friend.

  • Jun 3, 2019

David Raymond

In 1993 they again made a move, this time to Vashon Island where they lived for the next 24 years.

  • Jun 3, 2019

Rosemary Puz Lowman

Rosemary was raised on Vashon Island and graduated from Vashon High School in 1959.

  • May 26, 2019

John Warren “Jack” Day

Jack lived his last months on Vashon with daughter Sarah Day and “favorite” son-in-law Tim Morrison.

  • May 22, 2019

Maurice “Bud” Gersh

Bud was born and raised in Los Angeles where he learned to ride horses and raced a chop top.

  • May 22, 2019

Patricia Ann Woodley

She was known to set out on impromptu road trips with little more than a toothbrush and a map.

  • May 22, 2019

Kenneth Ray Bostain

He spoke about old friends and shared many stories about the island.

  • May 22, 2019