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    Clayton (Pete) Erickson

    Clayton George (Pete) Erickson, 91, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, September 9, 2019 at 11:45AM at his home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  He was born November 26, 1927 in Dentaybow Township, Minnesota (outskirt of International Falls, MN) the son of Charles and Margaret (Murphy) Erickson.  He was the brother of nine siblings, including Eugene, Claire, John, Bud, Elizabeth (Leta), Midge and Molly, he was very close to his sisters, especially Leta and Molly.  Pete was married to Shirley Keith November 2, 1958 but later divorced, they got back together 40 years later on June 15, 2014 at Sandy and Danny’s wedding (very sweet.)  He served in the military…

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    Sten Berg, Sr.

    Sten Thomas Berg, Sr., 92, a longtime resident of the Skagit Valley community, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at the Life Care Center in Mount Vernon following a courageous battle with pulmonary hypertension. Sten was born on January 4, 1927 in Watford City, North Dakota, the son of Kristofer and Molly Berg. He was raised and attended school in Watford City.  He was united in marriage to Marilyn Mackey in Sidney, Montana on February 5, 1946 and they made their home in Seattle, Washington.  For 30 years, Sten worked for Chevrolet Dealerships in Seattle, Renton, Kent and eventually Sedro-Woolley for Nelson Chevrolet as a Service Manager.  He also…

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    Anthony ‘Tony’ Blomquist

    Anthony ‘Tony’ Blomquist, 46, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at his home on August 20, 2019. Tony was born on September 16, 1972 in Everett, WA the son of Daniel & Theresa (Keller) Blomquist.  He was raised and attended school in the Marysville and Lake Stevens areas.  He later attended Skagit Valley College in Mount Vernon. At an early age, Tony was inflicted with some disabilities and was unable to go out into the workforce.  He did enjoy working with wood, traveling into town in his motorized wheelchair and watching Sci-Fi movies. Tony is survived by his parents, Danny & Terry Blomquist of Sedro-Woolley; his maternal grandmother, Evelyn Larson;…

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    Brandon Danielson

    Brandon Arik Hendrix Danielson, 27, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2019.  Brandon was born in Norfolk, Virginia on April 3, 1992 to Don Danielson and Erika Hendrix Danielson.  He was married to Elizabeth Lubanski on November 16, 2016. Brandon graduated from State Street High school.  His hobbies included tattooing, graphic design, bonfires at Chuckanut, exploring the PNW, swimming, and anything involving art including painting, drawing, and wood burning.  He loved studying Greek and Norwegian culture and always dreamed of going to Norway.  He loved to make people laugh by wearing his banana suit everywhere.  Brandon lived for love.  He would befriend anybody regardless of who they were,…

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    Robert Noury

    Robert ‘Bob’ C. Noury, 63, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at his son’s home, surrounded by his loving family on September 3, 2019. He was born in Adak, Alaska on June 6, 1956, to Roland and Donna (Hardwick) Noury.  The family resided in several states and overseas, as Mr. Noury was in the Navy.  They finally settled in the Big Rock area of Skagit County in 1968.  Bob attended school in Sedro-Woolley, graduating with the class of 1974. Bob worked in the restaurant industry in his younger years until beginning a long career with Dunlop Towing in the late 1970’s.  He started as a deckhand and cook, and attained…

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    Walter Mueller

    Walter F. ‘Dutch’ Mueller, 86, a resident of Mount Vernon, entered into the arms of Jesus on August 26, 2019.  He will be greatly missed. Dutch was born in Bellingham, WA on September 25, 1932 the son of Walter & Thelma (Bogle) Mueller.    He was raised and attained his education in Bellingham. In 1952 he was united in marriage to Alene Johnson in Anacortes and over the years they made their home and raised their family in Sedro-Woolley, Anacortes and Mount Vernon.  Alene preceded him in death in 2008. Dutch worked as a delivery driver for the Golden Rule Bakery and Nalleys for a while until beginning a long career…

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    Ellis Buchanan

    Ellis H. Buchanan, 87, a lifetime Clear Lake community resident, passed away on August 30, 2019. Ellis was born in Mount Vernon, WA. on February 13, 1932 to parents Henry and Martha (Schultz) Buchanan. He joined an older sister, Kathryn, and brother, Mark at the family home in Clear Lake. Ellis was a young teen when his dad passed away leaving him and his brother to run the family farm with the help of his uncle, Fred Schultz, who became his mentor growing up. Ellis attended Clear Lake elementary school and Sedro Woolley High school. On October 21, 1949, Ellis married his high school sweetheart, Ruby Willis. They made their…

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    Theresa Brewer

    Theresa Margaret Brewer, 87, a longtime resident of the Concrete community, passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2019. Theresa was born on December 8, 1931 in Montezuma, North Carolina, the daughter of Cecil & Maggie (Wheeler) Farthing.  She was raised and attended school in the Pineola and Crossnore communities. In 1949 Theresa was united in marriage to Alfred Brewer in NC and they made their home there until 1952 when they moved to the Skagit Valley settling in Concrete where they have made their home together for over 67 years. Theresa was a devoted wife and mother to her family. She enjoyed reading and sewing and was an accomplished painter,…

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    George Kostuch

    George ‘German George’ Kostuch, age 73, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2019 peacefully at home. He was born on January 14, 1946 in Germany.  He immigrated to and lived in Milwaukee, Wisconsin until moving to Sedro-Woolley seven years ago.  He worked as a truck driver and was an excellent woodworker and craftsman, and an avid motorcyclist. George is survived by his wife, Karen R. Kostuch; children, Claudia Kostuch, Oliver (Sonya) Kostuch, Sarah (Mike) McGillis, Matthew (Brigette) Kofler and Vanessa Kostuch; twelve grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and one on the way; sister, Cornelia Ullrich; brothers, Monfred Kostuch and Uhle Kostuch. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00…

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    Homer Self

    Homer Self, 93, a longtime Skagit Valley resident, passed away on August 31, 2019. Homer was born on April 1, 1926 in Del Rio, Tennessee, one of nine children of Wm. Hilliard and Lillie Mae (Presnell) Self. He was raised and attained his education in Del Rio.  In 1944 Homer was inducted into the U.S. Army, serving his country during WWII. His troop with the 7th Cavalry was one of the last to trained for ride horses.  After his discharge in 1946 he returned Del Rio where he was united in marriage to Ovella Woody on October 11, 1946. In 1954 they moved to the Skagit Valley residing in the…

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    Gladys Martin

    Gladys M. Martin, 81, a longtime Rockport community resident, passed away at her home on Friday, August 30, 2019. She was born on September 3, 1937 to John & Alma (Jorstad) Ekern in Rice Lake Wisconsin, making her home in Cameron, WI where she was raised on the family farm.  She attended school in Cameron, graduating from Cameron High School with the class of 1955.  During the summer after graduation she worked at Yellowstone National Park in Montana, which is where she met her first husband, Robert Clark of Fosston MN. They were married in 1958. Gladys was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Red Hat Society.…

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    Robert A. Burnett, Jr.

    Robert A. Burnett, Jr., 86, a resident of Mount Vernon, passed away on August 29, 2019 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. Bob was born in East St. Louis, Illinois on October 11, 1932 the son of Bertha and Robert A. Burnett, Sr.    Bob was raised and attained his education in E. St. Louis. In 1952 Bob was united in marriage to Rita Dedert in Missouri and they made their home in St. Louis.   Prior to enlisting into the Army in 1953 Bob worked in the local car foundry and shoe factory.  After his discharge in 1955 he returned to E. St. Louis where he worked at a meat…

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    Walter Harrison

    Walter Junior Harrison, 90, eldest son of Walter Edward and Vera Harrison passed away August 22, 2019.  Walt was born on August 7, 1929 in Searcy, Arkansas.  He was to be a Jr., named after his father but a mix up on the Birth Certificate listed his name as Walter Junior Harrison.  Four siblings were added to the family, sister, Patricia was born when Walt was 21!  They moved to Chelan, WA in the late 40’s to join other “Arkies”.  Walt joined the Navy at 17 and was stationed in Bremerton, where he met his wife, Joyce at a USO dance.  He was honorably discharged in January, 1950, and he…

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    Randy Adams

    On August 19, 2019, Randy “Grizz” Adams died at home unexpectedly.  Born February 19, 1959 in Mount Vernon, WA to Richard “Shorty” and Ethel Adams, he joined two brothers and a sister. Randy grew up in Burlington, attended West View and Allen Elementary schools, and graduated from Burlington-Edison High School with the Class of 1977.  After graduation, he served on the U.S.S. Ranger out of San Diego, CA.  He would talk about travelling and seeing the world during his service.  Following an honorable discharge from the Navy, he came home and took his mom and Grandmother Adams to the East Coast. When he returned, he asked his high school sweetheart,…

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    Ernie Adams

    Floyd ‘Ernie’ Adams, 77, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away in Seattle on August 25, 2019. Ernie was born in Bellingham on November 27, 1941, one of seven children of Floyd & Betty Adams.  He was raised in Bellingham and attended school at Harmony Grade School until the mid-1950’s when the family moved to Day Creek.  He attended Sedro-Woolley High School, graduating with the class of 1960. In the early 1960’s Ernie served his country in the U.S. Army.  After his discharge he returned to the Skagit Valley where he began a long career as a truck driver, first driving log trucks for several logging companies and then as a…

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    June Holmes

    June Delores Holmes, 91, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Where The Heart Is in Burlington. June was born in Minnewaukan, North Dakota on June 17, 1928, the daughter of Mason & Eva (Aldridge) Perry.  June’s father farmed in North Dakota and Minnesota and the family moved by covered wagon from Minnesota to Thompson Falls, Montana.  June grew up in Thompson Falls, and graduated from Thompson Falls High School in 1946. June met her love of her life, Frank Holmes in Thompson Falls, Montana at the local Rexall Drug soda fountain where she worked.  Frank and June were joined in marriage in Thompson Falls,…

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    Mitchell D. ‘Mitch’ Blair

      Mitchell D. Blair, 80, a longtime member of the Bow community, passed away on Thursday August 8, 2019. Mitch was born on March 8, 1939 in Sedro-Woolley, the son of Denzil & Jane (Visser) Blair.  He was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley, graduating from S-WHS with the class of 1957. Mitch then enlisted into the U.S. Army where he served his country until 1961. Following his discharge Mitch worked as a logger in Alaska for a while, returning to the Skagit Valley where he worked as a feed mill operator for Hansen-Petersen feed, (later becoming Cargill Animal Nutrition) for over 25 years, all while operating a 20 acre…

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    Bobbie Sue Gallagher

    Bobbie Sue Gallagher, 81, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at her home on Thursday, August, 8, 2019. Bobbie was born on August 21, 1937, in Jackson County, North Carolina, the daughter of Elbert & Edith (Messer) Watson.   She was raised in North Carolina until 1950 when the family settled in Lyman where she was raised and attended school. Bobbie was a devoted wife and mother for many years and then worked as a sales clerk for Horen Drug in Burlington, The Duchess in Sedro-Woolley and then Stowe’s Clothing in Burlington for several years. She enjoyed the Pacific Northwest where she and her family enjoyed camping and fishing throughout the…

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    Darlene Phyllis Sam, Sr.

      Darlene Phyllis Sam, Sr., 77, an Upper Skagit Tribe member, passed away at her home on in Sedro-Woolley surrounded by her family on August 6, 2019. She was born on April 3, 1942 in Tulalip, Washington, the daughter of Donald & Katherine (Phare) Damien, Sr.  She was raised and attended school at the Swinomish community and in Bellingham. On January 3, 1961 she was united in marriage to Harlan Sam, Sr., making their home in Mount Vernon until settling in Sedro-Woolley in 1972. Darlene was a devoted wife and mother, and worked as a commercial fisherwoman.           She was a member of Seowyn and of the 1910 Indian Shaker Church.…

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    Mona Kummerle

    Mona Louise (Christoferson) Kummerle, 80, a native Everett resident, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family Saturday, July 20, 2019. She was born October 31, 1938 at Providence Hospital in Everett, WA, the second of Elmer and Wilma “Billie” Christoferson’s four daughters. Mona grew up in Everett, spending her childhood summers in Mission Beach. While attending the University of Washington, she met her husband of 59 years, William “Bill” Kummerle. Together, they raised 5 children and were blessed with 9 grandchildren. In addition to being a loving mother, Mona was an active member of the community. Every election, you would find her counting and verifying the election votes, working…

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    Jerry Spaulding

    Jerry Lee Spaulding, 47, passed away peacefully at his home in Sedro-Woolley surrounded by his loving family and friends on Monday, July 29, 2019. He was born in Aurora, Colorado on January 27, 1972 the son of Jerry Spaulding and Carol (Burkhardt) Porter. Jerry loved everyone, not having anything bad to say about anyone which made him a very special man and friend too many. He enjoyed making people laugh with all of his funny antics, whether it was showing up in a goofy wig or playing pranks with his rubber snakes and spiders. He always had a great outlook on life and lived it to the fullest. He loved…

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    Forrest Shoemaker

    Forrest Bradley Shoemaker, age 66, a Burlington resident, passed away July 28, 2019.  He was born September 4, 1952 in Kansas. Forrest was a very independent person who loved camping, hiking, mountain climbing, generally being outdoors.  Therefore, he was blessed to work for the US Forest Service doing boundary surveys for about 40 years.  He had an extensive book and movie collection, and enjoyed going to the gun range with his friends. Forrest is survived by his sister, Shelley Starr, of Moneta, West Virginia; Uncle, Victor Shoemaker, of Willis, Kansas; cousins, J. Lamar Shoemaker, of Willis, Kansas and Christina K. Shoemaker, of Moundridge, Kansas, and Orca the cat. A Funeral…

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    Michael Mahaffie

    Mike Mahaffie, 73, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away peacefully July 10, 2019.  He was born August 20, 1945. Mike is survived by his wife of 27 years, Lin Tan/ Esther Mahaffie; son, Matthew (Lara) Mahaffie; seven grandchildren; auntie Karen Mahaffie; all his loving cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bob and Jan Mahaffie; sister, Margo Mahaffie-Potampa. At Mike’s request, there will not be a service or memorial.  Share your memories of Mike and sign the online guest register.

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    Donald Earl Rayfield

    Donald Earl Rayfield, 83, a longtime Clear Lake resident, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Donnie was born on September 25, 1935, the son of Virgil and Lona (Good) Rayfield in Clear Lake, WA.  He was united in marriage to his high school sweetheart, Christine Johnson on October 6, 1954 and together they shared 46 years of marriage. Donnie was known as a hard-working logger and was employed with the Janicki Logging Company for over 25 years.  He earned the nickname Snowball during the years he spent plowing snow from the North Cross Highway for the annual Spring opening of the North Cascades Pass.  Although the work eventually…

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    Mike Mahaffie

    Mike Mahaffie, 73, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away peacefully July 10, 2019.  He was born August 20, 1945. Mike is survived by his wife of 27 years, Lin Tan/ Esther Mahaffie; son, Matthew; several grandchildren; his ratty cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bob and Jan Mahaffie; sister, Margo Mahaffie-Potampa. At Mike’s request, there will not be a service or memorial.  Please share your memories of Mike and sign the online guest register.

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    Shirley Arthur

    Shirley Eleanor Arthur, 95, passed away on June 26, 2019 in her home in Sedro-Woolley. Shirley was born on August, 21 1923 in Highland Park, Illinois to Charles and Ayleen (Fritsch) McClure. The family moved to Skagit County in 1930 settling in Sedro-Woolley. She graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1941. Shirley married Gilbert B. Arthur on March 1, 1945 in Sedro-Woolley. Shirley and Gilbert had three children, Bob, Penny, and Cathy. They bought a farm and raised Quarter Horses. They later divorced and Shirley bought her home in Sedro-Woolley where she would live happily for over forty years. Shirley was a “rivet bucker” on B29 bombers for Boeing during…

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    Marcus Hernandez

    Marcus Phillip Hernandez (also known endearingly as ‘Chief No-Toe’), age 50, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley and member of the Upper Skagit Indian Tribe, passed away July 4, 2019 in Thurston County. He was born April 7, 1969 to Jesse and Linnette (Moses) Hernandez in Renton, Washington. Aside from being an avid fisherman and softball player, Marcus had a special zest for life – there isn’t anyone who didn’t appreciate his antics and larger than life personality. His infectious smile made his sense of humor all the more charismatic. Some may describe him as “crazy and wild”, but the respect and love he had for those he cared for often made…

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    David Salfer

    David Michael Salfer, 40, passed away unexpectedly on July 3, 2019.  Born on February 10, 1979 in Redwood Falls Minnesota to Delbert and Sharon Salfer, Dave was the youngest of five children, including his twin sister Dawn Lee (Salfer). He graduated from West Valley High School in 1997 and moved to Mount Vernon, Washington in 2000. Dave was self-employed most of his life, working in the construction industry and roofing.  He worked for Sierra Pacific from 2011-2016 as a laborer. Dave met Liliya Sanko in 2010 and his life changed forever.  They enjoyed traveling the world together, (London, Paris, Thailand, Mexico, Italy, Minsk (Belarus) and he proposed to her in…

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    Phyllis Johnson

    Phyllis Bernice Johnson, age 96, of Burlington, passed away June 28, 2019.  She was born December 27, 1922 in Park Rapids, Minnesota to Peter and Bertha (Olson) Nelson. In 1941, Phyllis married John Luther Lars Nelson and were married until his passing in 1954.  They had three daughters, Beverly, Valeria and Audrey.  In 1957, Phyllis remarried Clifford Monroe Johnson.  They were married 38 years until his death in 1995. Phyllis was a very dedicated employee and spent 30 years working in the food cannery industry.  She loved to participate in church activities and enjoyed spending time with other ladies of the congregation.  Phyllis loved animals, particularly cats.  Stray cats would…

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    Marian Harang

    Marian Lorain Harang, age 95, passed away June 28, 2019 at Silverado-Bellingham.  She was born August 25, 1923 in Sedro-Woolley to Samuel and Maude (Magnuson) Henderson. She attended Sedro-Woolley High School where she met Ola Harang.  After graduating, they both served in the US Army.  Ola was in England as a crew member on B-17 bombers and Marian was in North Carolina, mostly working in the Army postal system. When returning home from their military service, Marian and Ola were married January 25, 1946 in Sedro-Woolley. In 1959 Ola and Marian moved to Sitka, Alaska where they raised their family and lived for the next 30 years.  Retired life was…

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    Edna Pauline Jackson

    Edna Pauline Jackson, 93, a longtime Skagit Valley resident, passed away on June 28, 2019 at the Creekside Care Community in Burlington. Edna was born on May 25, 1926 in Biltmore, North Carolina, the daughter of Paul & Belle (Price) West.  The family resided in North Carolina until 1938 when they moved to Skagit County.  Edna attended and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1944. On December 14, 1945, she was united in marriage to Samuel C. Jackson and they made their home and raised their family in Hamilton and Sedro-Woolley. Edna worked as a clerk for the City of Sedro-Woolley and then as a secretary and bookkeeper for the…

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    Paul Drake Fretz

    Paul D. Fretz, 79, a longtime Sedro-Woolley area resident, passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at United General Hospital. Paul was born on July 15, 1939 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the son of David & Burdella (Dodd) Fretz.  He was raised and attended school in Houston, TX. In 1956 at the age of 17, Paul enlisted into the U.S. Navy where he served for 19 years as a prop airplane and helicopter mechanic aboard various aircraft carriers. Paul was united in marriage to Lillie Self in Sedro-Woolley on July 25, 1960 and they made their home and raised their family in Guam and in China Lake and Alameda California until…

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    JoLyne LaChance

    JoLyne Mary LaChance, 56, a Sedro-Woolley resident passed away peacefully at her home on June 8, 2019 from complications of Glioblastoma brain cancer . She was born on December 8, 1962 in Minnesota. JoLyne is survived by her mother, Valerie; sister, Kim Benoit and three brothers, Bernie, Kevin and Rick LaChance. A private family Catholic inurnment will be officiated by Father Tom McMichael at the Greenhills Cemetery in Burlington.  Please share memories of JoLyne and sign the online guest register.

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    Paul “Al” Reed

    Paul Alan “Al” Reed, age 76, of Acme, WA, went to be with the Lord, Friday, June 7, 2019, surrounded by family.  He was born October 13, 1942 to Stanley and Evelyn (Steiger) Reed, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Al grew up in Scottsdale, AZ.  He was a multi-sport athlete and graduate of the Class of 1960 from Scottsdale High School.  Al went on to play baseball and receive his Bachelor’s Degree from Arizona State University. Al was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. While at ASU, Al enlisted in the Air National Guard where he was trained as a medic.  He served from 1965 – 1971. After graduating from…

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    Dean Miller

    Dean Miller, age 69, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away May 29, 2018.  He was a longtime public servant of Skagit County; suffering cardiac arrest at Skagit Valley Hospital.  Dean and Karen’s 47th wedding anniversary was just celebrated on May 22. Dean was born June 15, 1948 to Frank and Elsie (Line) Miller in Klamath Falls, Oregon.  Dean’s father passed away when Dean was just two years old, and his sister, Shirley, and her husband, Larry Browning helped to raise Dean since he was ten.  His father is buried in Hermiston, Oregon, where his family would travel every summer to put flowers on his headstone. He met Karen Byrd in 1970 and…

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    Esther Blyton

    Esther Mae Blyton, age 87, passed away peacefully on April 29, 2019 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, Washington. She was a longtime resident of Stevensville, Montana and spent the recent winters in Washington. Esther was born May 8, 1931 in Grand Forks, North Dakota to Anton and Mary Kopecky and grew up on the family farm in Minnesota. She was the oldest of three children. In 1950, she moved to Montana and eventually settled in Missoula to work and raise her children. She migrated into the Bitterroot Valley and was so proud to call this beautiful place her home. Esther loved tending to her flower gardens and taking…

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    Rena Erickson

    Rena Jean Erickson, age 55, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 8, 2019, after a brave two year battle with cancer, at the caring Evergreen Hospice Care Center in Kirkland, surrounded by its beautiful flower gardens and waterfalls. She was born in King County, Washington on November 15, 1963 to Ray and Donna Rohlf.  She grew up in Skagit County where she would meet the love of her life, Jason Erickson and the two were married on Feb 8, 1993. Rena found Jesus and was baptized on Jan 1, 1994. She loved to spread his word, from going on a mission trip to Peru, supporting Bible Workers through Laymen Ministries,…

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    Mark Windish

    Mark Windish, 62, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away unexpectedly at his home on June 4, 2019. Mark is survived by his wife Sharon. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.  Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Lemley Chapel.  Share memories of Mark and sign the online guest register.

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    Solomon Wallman

    Solomon Wallman (Sol, Solly), 65, passed away from health complications on May 27, 2019 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, WA. He was born on March 6, 1954 into a Hutterite Colony (Miller Dale) in Miller, South Dakota to his parents, Annie Wollman and John Waldner. After leaving the Hutterite Colony in 1977, at the age 24 he shortly thereafter met Martha (Marty) Grimm and moved to Washington State, where he was employed by Ron Rawson a Yacht manufacturer. On November 7, 1981 Solomon and Martha married in Juaninta, WA, where they resided for several years having two daughters Sarah M. Wallman (Lootens) in 1982 and Leona R. Wallman…