Obituaries

Paul Guedet

Paul Guedet, 78, was born and raised in Merced, California. Following high school, he served two years as a U.S. Marine. Upon return, he earned… Continue reading

  • Apr 25, 2017

Richard ‘Dick’ Eugene Shride

Richard ‘Dick’ Eugene Shride passed away on April 17th, 2017 in Puyallup, Washington at age 95, with his daughters by his side. Dick was born… Continue reading

  • Apr 25, 2017

Dwayne A. Langland

Dwayne Arthur Langland was born on September 15th, 1926, in Lake Preston, South Dakota. He passed away on Vashon Island on April 6th, 2017, at… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2017

Larry

8/14/12 – 4/5/17 Larry was a great little Rat Terrier! In his short life he especially enjoyed squeaky toys, shoplifting at Pandora’s, sneaking into the… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2017

Norine Grace

8.16.35 to 3.27.17 Norine Grace passed away at the age of 81 at home on Vashon Island. Born in Eagle Creek, OR, to Maxine Bollman… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2017

Harry Drumheller Leavitt

Harry Leavitt, of Seattle, WA, was born May 22, 1947 and died March 29, 2017. Environmentalist, teacher, activist, father, grandfather. Many reasons why “everyone loves… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2017

John Klob

John Klob, born on August 10, 1930, passed away on March 24, 2017. His wife of 61 years, Marilyn Klob, and his daughter, Elizabeth Klob,… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2017

Nancy Jo Hooper

Nancy Jo Hooper passed March 20, 2017. She is survived by her husband Chuck Hooper, daughter Teresa Linger (of Bainbridge Island) and granddaughter Jacky Aurelius… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2017

James “Call Me Nick” Nichols

8/1/23 – 2/17/17 Ironically, for a man known for having such a big heart, it was his heart that finally failed him. Nick was known… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2017

DeWayne Hoyt

Loyd DeWayne Hoyt, 73, of Vashon Island, passed away in his island home, Saturday, March 18, encircled by the love of his three daughters and… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2017

Lauri May Pruett

Lauri May Pruett was born at West Seattle Hospital to Max and Shirley Pruett on December 26, 1956. Lauri was the second of five children.… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2017

Floyd Shoji Shiosaki

Floyd Shoji Shiosaki, 89, of Vashon WA, passed away March 19, 2017. He was born in Spokane WA on August 26, 1927, the youngest of… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2017

Donald Ray Boles

Donald Ray Boles 03/08/2017 Don passed away in Port Orchard, WA. on March 1, 2017. Don had a successful business, AA Wood’s Tree Service. He… Continue reading

  • Mar 7, 2017

Jens Olaf Pedersen

Jens Olaf Pedersen 1926 - 2017 Jens Olaf Pedersen, age 90, passed away after a short illness at Swedish Hospital on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.… Continue reading

  • Mar 7, 2017

Glenn Jones Spalding

Glenn Jones Spalding 1924 – 2017 Glenn was born in Seattle to Hubert Alvin Spalding and Mina May (Jones) Spalding, living in West Seattle and… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2017

Rod Fosmark

Rodney “Rod” Allen Fosmark, age 86, of Vashon Island Washington, died at home on Monday, February 20th, 2017. Rod was born on September 7, 1930,… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2017

Jaralene Spring

Jaralene Mary Spring passed away during the evening of her 73rd birthday on February 22nd following a five and a half year struggle with cancer.… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2017

Susie Shizue Fujioka

Susie Shizue Fujioka, born June 25, 1930, passed away peacefully of natural causes at the Madrona House on January 29, 2017. Susie and her sister,… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2017

Vyone “Vy” Harrington Biel

Vyone “Vy” Harrington Biel July 15, 1921 – February 7, 2017 Vyone Harrington was born an only child in the northwoods of Wisconsin at YMCA… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2017

Hattie (Wakabayashi) Matsumoto

Long time Vashon resident, Hattie Matsumoto, 93, passed away peacefully on February 7, 2017 after a brief illness. Born Hatsuyo Wakabayashi on May 6, 1923,… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2017