Obituaries

Jack Adolph Hakala

Jack Adolph Hakala died on July 6, 2003, at his home in Port Orchard, Wash., with his family around him. He was 71 years old.Jack… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2003

Harvey Ward Smith

Harvey Ward Smith, a former islander, died June 28, 2003, at his son’s home in Port Townsend, Wash., of heart failure. He was 92 years… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2003

Andrew Owen Katsirubas

Andrew Owen Katsirubas of Vashon Island, died on May 28, 2003, of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 37 years old.Mr. Katsirubas was born on… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2003

Robert Charles Covert

Robert Charles Covert of Vashon died Sunday, May 11, 2003, at his home. He was 73 years old.Mr. Covert was born on Coldspring Farm in… Continue reading

  • May 11, 2003

Betty DeHope

Betty DeHope died May 8, 2003, after a brief illness at the Weatherly Inn in Tacoma. She was 82 years old.Born Christmas day 1920 in… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2003

Richard Kuchenbecker

Richard Kuchenbecker died May 8, 2003.He attended Vashon Island Community Church which is where his memorial will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 24.Mr.… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2003

Patricia Gordon

Patricia W. Gordon died May 10, 2003. She was 89 years old.She was born on May 6, 1914, in Seattle to Winifred and Harry Shaw.She… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2003

Lianne Shepherd

Lianne Shepherd died Saturday, May 3, 2003, after a third cerebral bleed in 12 years. She was 40 years old.Ms. Shepherd was born in 1962… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2003

Earl Emmett Larsen

Earl Emmett Larsen of Vashon Island died April 30, 2003, at his home on Vashon after a brief battle with cancer. He was 73 years… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2003

Elaine Jensen

Elaine Jensen, a former resident of Vashon Island, died April 29, 2003, at Swedish Hospital in Ballard. She was 93 years old.She was born April… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2003

Francis Hill Dean

Francis Dean, a pioneer modernist of California landscape architecture, died April 29, 2003, surrounding by friends and family at his home on Vashon Island following… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2003

Hazel Sophia Carlander Carleton

Hazel Sophia Carlander Carleton, a resident of Vashon Island for 51 years, died April 16, 2003, at the Vashon Community Care Center. She was 100… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2003

Ruby Arneson

Ruby Arnesen died April 15, 2003, on Vashon Island. She was 90 years old.Ruby was born Feb. 25, 1913, in Arlington, Wash. She came to… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2003

Adelaide Mary Bowen

Adelaide Mary Bowen, formerly of Burton, died April 13 in Concord, Calif. She was 91.Adelaide was born in Cassville, Wis., and grew up in Montana.… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2003

Mark James Devlin

Mark James Devlin, 48, resident of Vashon, died on Tuesday, April 8, 2003, after a 9-year long illness with Sarcoma cancer. He died at home… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2003

Jeanne Bryant

Jeanne Bryant died on April 6, 2003, after an extended illness.She was born in Columbus Ohio of a New England Family. She came to Seattle… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2003

Della Lucille Kvisvik

Della Lucille Kvisvik, formerly of Vashon Island, died March 30, 2003, in Tacoma, Wash. She was 83 years old.Born May 7, 1919, in Council Bluffs,… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2003

Dennis Donohue

Dennis Donohue of Vashon died in Seattle March 30, 2003. Services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 5, at the Episcopal church of the… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2003

Ruth O. Eggleston

Ruth O. Eggleston, a long-time Vashon elementary school teacher, died March 14, 2003, as a result of complications from Parkinson’s disease. She was 81 years… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2003

Jane Stoltz

Jane Stoltz died March 27, 2003, after a short illness in Bellevue. She was 86 years old.Mrs. Stoltz was born Oct. 4, 1916, in West… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2003