Obituaries

John W. Desrosiers

John W. Desrosiers died March 1, 2002. He was 68 years old.Born in Fall River, Mass., in 1933, Mr. Desrosiers settled on Vashon with his… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2002

Margeurite Ramseyer Butler Palmer

Margeurite Palmer, formerly of Vashon Island, died on Feb. 28, 2002, in Moraga, Calif., where she had been living for the past two years. She… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2002

James McCarthy

James R. McCarthy died in his home on Vashon Island Feb. 27, 2002. He was 81 years old.Mr. McCarthy was born May 23, 1911, in… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2002

Alma Kelby

Alma D. Kelby died Feb. 13, 2002, at the Vashon Community Care Center. She was 88 years old.Mrs. Kelby was born in Quincy, Wash. on… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2002

Donna Keim

Donna Keim, of Vashon Island, died Feb. 12, 2002. She was 45 years old.She was born April 15, 1957.A memorial service was Monday at the… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2002

Robert Van DeVanter

Robert E. Van DeVanter, islander, 77Robert E. Van DeVanter, a long-time islander, died Feb. 8, 2002. He was 77 years old.Mr. Van DeVanter was born… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2002

Sadie Sorge

Sadie Sorge, teacher, 83Sadie Sorge of Vashon died in Seattle Feb. 7, 2002. She was 83 years old.She was born June 9, 1918, in Paris,… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2002

Donald Frazier

Donald W. Frazier, engineer, 86Donald W. Frazier, formerly of Vashon Island, died Feb. 5, 2002, of congestive heart failure. He was 86 years old.Mr. Frazier… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2002

David Howard

David Howard, chef, 37David A. Howard died Feb. 3, 2002. He was 37 years old.Mr. Howard was born April 12, 1964, to Harlan and Lyddia… Continue reading

  • Feb 3, 2002

Norman Gust

Norman A. Gust, agent, 82Norman A. Gust died at his home in Lake Havasu, Ariz., on Feb. 3, 2002. He was 82 years old.He was… Continue reading

  • Feb 3, 2002

Max O. Therkelsen

Max O. Therkelsen, 82Max O. Therkelsen, formerly from Vashon Island, died Feb. 1, 2002. He was 82 years old.He was born May 6, 1919, in… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2002

Beverly Jane Antonich

Beverly Jane Antonich, volunteer, 77Beverly Jane Antonich of Vashon died Jan. 31, 2002 in her home. She was 77 years old.Mrs. Antonich was born in… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2002

Rudolph Erickson

Rudolph “Rudy” Alexander Erickson, formerly of Vashon, died Jan. 11, 2002. He was 93 years old.He was born July 5, 1908, in Kenosha, Wisc.He attended… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2002