August 27, 1931 - - January 01, 2019
Philip R. Snover passed away at his home in Coupeville on January 1,2019. He was the youngest of 8 children born to George & Minnie Snover on Aug 27, 1931 in Hoguiam, Wa. He moved to Whidbey Island with his parents when he was 14 & attended Coupeville School where he met his future wife. His father passed away when Phil was 16 & he was forced to go to work to help support his m ...
May 09, 1938 - - December 17, 2018
James (Jim/Yogi) Hebert, 80, of Oak Harbor died December 17, 2018 at home in Oak Harbor, WA. He was born in Auburn, Washington on May 9, 1938 to Joseph and Maxine (Osborn) Hebert.
After graduating from high school, Jim worked at Boeing for a short time before entering the United States Navy where he served for thirty-one years. He spent time in Vietnam and earned a commendati ...
June 18, 1949 - - December 04, 2018
Ronald Harry Gilbert
Ron was born June 18, 1949 in Bakersfield CA. He died December 4, 2018 in Coupeville, WA from complications associated with esophageal cancer.
He was adopted at birth by Jack Gilbert and Roxy May Tucker. At 20 years of age he joined the Army and spent a year in Germany. He was honorably discharged in January of 1973. He moved back to Bakersfield and me ...
August 21, 1927 - - November 06, 2018
The Life of Shirley Valdez
Shirley Jean Valdez of Oak Harbor, Washington passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of November 6, 2018 at HomePlace with husband of 67 years, Val, at her side, her only son Robert and his longtime partner Toni Sisneros.
Shirley Jean Valdez was born on August 21, 1927 in a small town of Ironton, Ohio right along the Ohio River to John a ...
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 ...