Ronald William Knight: Devoted Husky fan loved to fish and to travel

Ronald William Knight was born at St. Mary’s Hospital in Long Beach, CA to Loretta Alice Krause and William Paul Knight on March 14, 1940, and died on November 22, 2021, at the age of 81 in Klamath Falls, OR. Ronald was the only son to Loretta and was raised in Ritzville, WA by his…

Jean Campbell: Celebration of life Nov. 27 at Edmonds Lutheran Church

Jean Michele DeSanto Campbell, born May 9th 1961, beloved wife, mother, and sister went to be with the Lord on November 8th 2021. Jean earned a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Roosevelt University and described herself as “fiercely independent, a writer/poet, humanist, pro-choice, pro-gay, pro-hunting.” She was proud to be “Nana, a parent, wife,…

Earl L. Reed: Coast Guard veteran traveled the U.S.

Earl L. Reed December 12, 1941 – October 27, 2021 Earl L. Reed (Red) passed away peacefully in his sleep on October 27, 2021. He was proceeded in death by his son, Jeffrey Reed, and his siblings, Evelene, Luther, Edna, Myrtle, Verlin, Jesse, and parents Rhoda and Eugene. He is survived by his wife of…

Kathleen Sierer: Her heart was full of love for family and friends

Kathleen McMahan Sierer April 10, 1943 ~ October 23, 2021 Kathleen Sierer passed away on October 23, 2021 at her home following surgery for a broken hip. Her husband of 56 years, Stu, was at her side. Kathleen had a big heart. It held a lot of love, which she shared generously. She loved the…

Lois Herzog McGrew: Celebration of Life Nov. 13 at Westgate Chapel

Lois Herzog McGrew Lois LaVerne McGrew was born August 25, 1934 to Laura and Vernon Herzog in Twin Valley, Minnesota. At age 7 she moved with her family to Tacoma where her father went to work in the shipyards during WWII. She graduated from Stadium High School in 1952 and briefly attended Seattle Pacific University….

Gehrig Loree: Full of energy and curiosity, he loved people

Gehrig F. Loree passed away on October 20, 2021 in Edmonds, Washington. Gehrig was born on December 26, 1933 in Bellingham, WA, the second of three children of J. Frank and Myrna (Thompson) Loree. The family moved around Washington state and Gehrig attended schools in Longview, Yakima and Spokane. It was at Lewis and Clark…

Margrit Walde: Funeral Nov. 4 at Holy Rosary Church

Margrit Walde: Age 64, of Edmonds, WA, on October 19, 2021. Born December 25, 1956 to Armin and Alice Walde in Flushing, NY. Survived by her brother Robert (Sheila), niece Caitlin (Keith) Gagnon, and nephews Stephan, Andrew, and Kyle. A Funeral to be held at Holy Rosary Church in Edmonds, WA at 10AM on November…

Louie Cantu: An Air Force veteran, he ran his own upholstery business

Louie Cantu Luis “Louie” D. Cantu went to be with the Lord on October 15, 2021. Louie and his loving wife, Marylou, shared 67 years of marriage together. Louie was born in Corpus Christi TX on Jan. 14, 1933. Louie was the son of Juan M. Cantu & Cleotilde D. Cantu. Louie is survived by…

Judy Gale Bear: Memorial service planned for Oct. 30

Judy Gale Bear, 72, passed away September 6, 2021. She was the wife of Stanley James Bear. They shared 55 years of marriage together. Born in Amarillo, Texas, she was the daughter of Minnie Catherine Halford (Boone) and John Rubert Halford. She was a member of Rock of Hope Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing and…

Joyce Ann Miller: She loved music, travel and going to the beach

On September 29, 2021, Joyce Ann Miller passed away peacefully at the age of 76 at Edmonds, WA. Joyce was born June 29, 1945, in Washington DC and was the daughter of Leonard Paul and Ruth Anna (Metzger) Miller of Landover Hills, MD. Joyce was a caring person, a hard worker, would always help someone…

Andrew Hay: 2001 Edmonds-Woodway grad never took life for granted

October 11, 1982 – August 8, 2021 Andrew Gerrie McKenzie Hay was born in Seattle, Washington on October 11, 1982 and died at the age of 38 in Spokane, Washington on August 8, 2021, 6 months after being diagnosed with molecular glioblastoma, terminal brain cancer. Andrew grew up in Edmonds, graduated from Edmonds-Woodway High School…

Opal Beck: Mother of 10 was pioneer in blending career and family

Opal Beck On the morning of September 8, 2021 Opal Lorraine Beck died in her sleep, at home, with her daughters by her side.  Born in Willow Bunch, Saskatchewan CAN on October 10, 1923 her 97 years were filled with love, kindness and a devoted family. She married the love of her life, Bill Beck…

Patricia Anne Powers: Celebration of Life set for Sept. 26 at Hickman Park

P. Anne Powers A Celebration of Life Patricia Anne Powers passed away peacefully January 9th, 2021 at the age of 90. Born in Durban, South Africa on November 20th, 1930 to Wells and Belle Evans, Anne was the oldest of 3 children. Her family had lived in Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg until 1946 when…

Dr. Peter Knutson: Accounting professor, arts lover and master of the bad pun

Dr. Peter H. Knutson Dr. Peter H. Knutson, retired Associate Professor of Accounting emeritus at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, died at home in Edmonds from complications related to advanced prostate cancer on Saturday August 21, 2021. He was 86 years old. Peter grew up in Beloit, WI, earned his BBA and…

Cleone Monson: Funeral mass Aug. 17 for longtime Mountlake Terrace resident

Cleone Monson Aug. 7, 1927 – July 30, 2021 (For an audio version of this obituary, scroll to the bottom) Cleone Florence Monson died peacefully at the age of 93 on July 30, 2021. Cleone was born in Comfrey, Minnesota on August 7, 1927 to Frank and Florence Bollig. On January 27, 1945, she married her…

Charles ‘Charlie’ Fritz: A friend to all with a big heart

Charles “Charlie” Fritz Our beautiful boy and brother, Charles “Charlie” Fritz, passed on 8/3/21 after sustaining injuries as a pedestrian in a vehicular accident. His death is a tragic loss for all who knew and loved him. Charlie was a force of nature, displayed a wicked sense of humor and outward silliness; always seeming to…

William Edward Brougher: His kindness won him friends everywhere

William Edward Brougher Bill was born on January 6, 1938 in the western Pennsylvania town of Aliquippa. Always a hard worker, his first job was at age 10 as a golf caddy, and he worked his way through college at the Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation. In 1961, he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh…

Hazel DeLap: Celebration of Life planned for Aug. 14

(For an audio version of this obituary, scroll to the bottom) Hazel Leona (Peterson) DeLap, loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend, was born February 19, 1921 and passed away on June 15, 2021 at the Sunrise View Convalescent Center in Everett, Washington, at the age of 100. Hazel was born on a farm in Halstad,…