June 06, 1936 - - October 27, 2018
June 22, 1963 - - October 12, 2018
Scott J. Swaer, age 55, passed away unexpectedly on October 12, 2018 in his home in Coupeville, WA. Scott was born on June 22, 1963 in Oconto, WI to the late Bonnie (Crane) Swaer as the youngest of four children.
Scott married his soul mate, Debra Engelhardt, in the Bahamas in 2011; Debra preceded him in death on November 26, 2014 after a long and courageous battle with can ...
September 03, 1938 - - October 06, 2018
September 03, 1938 to October 06, 2018
John H. Johanson, an accomplished pilot; devoted father and grandfather; a dedicated, loving husband; friend of many; and beloved son of an Illinois farmer; passed away peacefully on October 6, 2018 with family at his side.
“Big Bad John,” as he has been affectionately called since his Navy days, will be deeply missed by everyone ...
LT, Mark Dix, U.S. NAVY (Ret.)
August 09, 1956 - - September 03, 2018
LT, Mark J. Dix, U.S. NAVY (Ret.)
Lieutenant (retired) Mark James Dix, 62, died unexpectedly on September 3, 2018 after a yearlong battle with cancer. Mark was born August 9, 1956 in Milwaukee, WI to James and Margaret Dix.
In 1975, he joined the Navy and completed basic training and OTA School. In 1989, after an enlisted career during which he attained the rank of Senior Ch ...
Richard David Christensen
It could be argued that Richard “Pops” Christensen was a top contender for the title “The Most Interesting Man in the World.” While some people knew him as a professional, others saw him as a skilled mechanic and welder who loved the outdoors and any opportunity to fish, hunt or ride his FJR. Although Pops passed gently in his sleep on Augu ...
November 24, 1949 - - July 24, 2018
Howard Miller passed away on July 24 at home with his family. He lived a full life. He drove many crazy, by being grumpy but he was loved by those, too, for being kind and gentle hearted.
Howard Miller was born to Lucille Sourbeck and Howard F Miller. He joined his older sister Althea. A few years later, little sister Sue join the crew. Howard was the only boy of the family ...
May 11, 1940 - - June 30, 2018
MAY 11, 1940 – JUNE 30, 2018
Robert E. “Bob/Bobby” Nelson. was born May 11, 1940, at Deaconess Hospital in south Minneapolis, MN. He began his childhood along with older brother Marvin in the Elliot Park Neighborhood upstairs above Grandma and Grumps Powell. Brother Donnie soon followed and Robert and his young brother roamed the ally of 10th Avenue in search of treasure ...
September 19, 1923 - - June 18, 2018
Rita Irene Winkel, 94, passed away peacefully June 18, 2018 at her home outside of Coupeville, WA with family nearby. Rita and her husband Robert C Winkel (deceased 1991) moved to the area in 1984. Rita leaves behind 3 children, one grandchild, 7 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
Rita was a SPAR in the Coast Guard women’s auxiliary during WWII. She was ...
January 22, 1923 - - June 17, 2018
Laurin Bernard Zylstra was born to Rance and Anna (Ann) Loers Zylstra in Oak Harbor, Jan. 22, 1923. He joined older brother Don, who had a hard time saying Laurin, so his nickname became “Buddy.” Later it was shortened to Bud and it has been Bud ever since. His childhood memories included swimming at the Freund’s pond and playing at the beach. As he grew, more activities ...
February 16, 1926 - - May 27, 2018
Dale Klutsenbaker was born on February 16, 1926 in Mehan, Oklahoma, the son of Joseph and Maude (Lakey) Klutsenbaker. Dale's family moved to Washington State in 1936. At the age of 16, Dale and a buddy set out for South California on bicycles, making it to Portland, OR before opting to hitch-hike the rest of the way. He graduated from Arlington High School in 1943.
At the youn ...