Obituaries

Tom Lorentzen

Tom graduated from Vashon High School in 1946 and from Washington State University in 1951.

  • May 22, 2019

Kathleen McMann

Kathleen McMann (Kathie), Age 75, of Cottage Grove, Minnesota, passed away peacefully after a 16-year battle with COPD on May 6, 2019. She was preceded… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2019

Stephen Fredrick Shanaman

Steve had a long love affair with Vashon beginning with childhood excursions to the island.

  • May 22, 2019

John G. Schoeppel

John graduated from Vashon High School in 1959. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

  • May 22, 2019

Katharine Rose Alexander Golding

On Vashon Katherine was deeply involved with the Church of the Holy Spirit serving in many roles.

  • May 22, 2019

Karen Newman

She graduated from Vashon High School where she had met Walter Jones and they married in 1962.

  • May 22, 2019

Ellen Jackson

Ellen loved quilting, and had given a quilt to all four children and all her 16 grandchildren.

  • May 22, 2019

Charles Heurtley

A Vashon resident since 1976, he never lost his passion for the Northwest.

  • May 3, 2019

James Michael Caraher

January 19, 1946 - April 20, 2019 James M. “Jim” Caraher passed away on Saturday April 20, 2019 following a brief illness with cancer. He… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2019

Raleigh Miles Roark

Time spent in Japan for work gave him a lifelong passion for Japanese culture.

  • Apr 24, 2019

Charles John Tomoson

He grew up in a large family having 11 brothers and sisters.

  • Apr 24, 2019

Mark Thomas Vornbrock

Mark was a member of the first graduating class of John F. Kennedy High School in Burien, in 1970.

  • Apr 24, 2019

Ann Youmans

She and Bob met in their senior year of high school and married 3 years later.

  • Apr 24, 2019

Justin Ray Hagerty

Justin was a strong man with a gentle soul.

  • Apr 18, 2019

James C. Tharp

He was born in Seattle, served in Korea during the Vietnam War, and moved to Vashon in the early 70s

  • Apr 18, 2019

Kathleen Taylor Haygood

She volunteered as a receptionist at the Vashon Senior Center and as a shift head at Granny’s Attic.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Jerald G. Bebow

He was born in Wisconsin to Harry and Irene Bebow, and moved to the Island with his family in 1959.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Joel Roger Veatch

Husband, father, brother, son, friend and mentor, Joel Roger Veatch made a sudden departure from this world on the first day of spring, March 20,… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2019

Edgar ‘Ed’ Stuhlman

Anyone who interacted with him would attest to his caring, genuine, and loving nature.

  • Apr 3, 2019

Hector Gaxiola Camacho

As a student in Mexico City in the late 1960s, Hector was a political activist.

  • Apr 3, 2019