Obituaries

Ina Yount Whitlock

Ina Yount Whitlock, 86, Poet Laureate of Vashon from 2013 to 2015, passed away unexpectedly in her home on February 7, 2018. Vashon community members… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2018

Fran Hadenfeldt

Frances Teresa Alongi made her appearance in this world in Oakland, California, on April 13, 1944, where she was welcomed by her parents, Max and… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2018

Carolyn “Candy” Dean

Carolyn “Candy” Dean, naturalist, environmentalist, advocate for human rights, and the arts, died January 6, 2018, surrounded by family in San Francisco, California. Candy was… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2018

David M. Parker

David M. Parker died Tuesday, January 16, 2018. He was born in 1936, and was raised in a small rural Oregon town in the Willamette… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2018

Kenneth Ivan Duncan

Kenneth Ivan Duncan, 94 years old, Resident of Vashon Island for 53 years, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018, in Everett, Washington. He was one… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2018

Nancy Nelson Fischer

Nancy Nelson Fischer died peacefully January 24, 2018, at her home on Vashon Island. Nancy was born July 5, 1940, in Okanogan, but she lived… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2018

William John Bramwell III

William John (Bill) Bramwell III passed away Saturday night, December 2nd, 2017 at his home on Vashon Island. He was 71. Born to Virginia (Paquin)… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2018

Barbara Rochelle Katz Gross

February 7, 1936 – December 30, 2017 Barbara Rochelle Katz Gross, loving mother of three and grandmother of three, peacefully passed from this world on… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2018

Richard Leroy Topp

Richard “Dick” LeRoy Topp Passed away peacefully in the presence of his family on January 16th, 2018. Dick was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on October… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2018

Stanley William Thorsen

Stan passed away after a short illness at Swedish Hospital on January 11. Stan was born in Seattle, Washington, to Norwegian immigrants, Charles and Inga… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2018

Maribeth Coulter Petrino

Maribeth passed away on December 29, 2017, from metastatic cancer. She was born in Everett, WA, on January 2, 1925, on the Spencer family ranch.… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2018

Marjorie Stuard Rollo

Marjorie Stuard Rollo, age 86, passed away on Vashon Island on December 20, 2017, with family by her side. She was born September 8, 1931,… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2018

Richard Campbell

Richard Campbell passed peacefully in his home on Vashon Island December 27, 2017, with his family beside him. Richard and his wife Claudia moved to… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2018

Mary Ann Ellingsen

Mary Ann Ellingsen passed away at the age of 90 on Sunday, January 7th at Merrill Gardens, Burien. Mary Ann was born on May 24,… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2018

Robert Franklin Lawson

Robert Franklin Lawson went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on December 20, 2017. He was born to Ralph and Maude… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2018

Tania Ellen Alumbaugh

Tania Ellen Alumbaugh, age 62, passed away in her apartment in the community of the Vashon Manor Terrace Apartments in Vashon, on Tuesday, December 4,… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2017

Emma Kukors

April 27, 1922 – November 10, 2017 Emma (Versis) Kukors was born in Bilska, Latvia, on April 27, 1922. In her early 20s, she fled… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2017

Jim Coulson

At 1pm Thanksgiving Day, Jim Coulson took his last breath and smiled his good-bye. He was surrounded by his family as he joined God’s Heavenly… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2017

Helen Estrem Parsons

March 25, 1933 ~ November 16, 2017 Helen Estrem Parsons died peacefully on November 16th, 2017 in Monroe, Washington. She was 84 years old. Helen… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2017

Steven Eugene Paschall

July 21, 1955 — November 16, 2017 Steven Eugene Paschall, age 62, died on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at his cherished home onVashon Island surrounded… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2017