Betty Olheiser: A retired bank employee, she always put family first

Betty M. Olheiser Betty Marie Olheiser, 87, Shoreline, WA died peacefully in her sleep on April 20, 2022, with family at her side. She had spent her last weeks at home recovering from recurrent strokes before the Lord called her to eternal life. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, April 29, at…

Sharon McFarland: Former tax preparer was active in Trinity Lutheran Church

Sharon McFarland passed away quietly in her Mountlake Terrace apartment on the morning of February 7, 2022. Born to Gerald and Marguerite Smither in Everett, Washington, in 1933, she attended Everett public schools. Her sharp intellect resulted in moving up a grade, and she graduated in 1950. Sharon Smither met Charles McFarland on a blind…

Barbara (Bobbie) Roumonada: Funeral mass April 22 at Holy Rosary Church in Edmonds

Barbara (Bobbie) J. Roumonada Formerly Bobbie Butler  It is with equal parts of sadness and joy that we acknowledge that our wife, mother, grandmother, and friend Bobbie Roumonada passed away peacefully at Sunrise Assisted Living in Edmonds WA on Thursday April 14, 2022. Bobbie’s suffering was relatively brief, her passing was with her husband Jim…

Donna Lee Hoggins: Longtime Edmonds School District employee loved music, dancing

Donna Lee Allen Hoggins 03/07/32-02/24/22 Donna Lee Allen was born on March 7, 1932 to E.M. “Jack” and Ruth Jessie Allen, in Wenatchee, Washington, which Donna always proudly noted is “the Apple Capital of the World”. Donna spent her young years in Monitor. Throughout her life, Donna was known by many loving nicknames including.  “Donna Lee”,…

Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Cassandra Lopez-Shaw dies after battle with cancer

Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Cassandra Lopez-Shaw, 54, died peacefully Thursday morning surrounded by her family in Everett after a battle with cancer. She was elected in November 2019 as the first Latinx judge in Snohomish County. Lopez-Shaw was scheduled to be a speaker at this Saturday’s Edmonds International Women’s Day event, organized by Edmonds…

Helen Gilbertson: Funeral mass set for Feb. 28 in Edmonds

Helen E. Gilbertson 1/26/1929 ~ 2/19/2022 Helen was born to the late Theresa Henricka Ettlin and Lee Baerny in Derringer, Washington on January 26, 1929. She was the third child in a family of seven. Her father Lee was born in Deiting, Switzerland, and he immigrated to Washington where he and another Swiss farm­hand purchased…

Chris Rogstad: Longtime Edmonds resident was active member of Daybreakers Rotary Club

Chris Rogstad We regretfully announce the death of Chris Rogstad, who passed away after a brief battle with cancer surrounded by his wife and daughters on January 25th, 2022. He was a loving husband and father, survived by his wife, Lin Ciaramitaro, daughter Sophia Branson (Kendra Branson) and daughter Rebecca Rogstad (Nathan Haynes). Born on…

Claire Beach: Edmonds School District teacher and media literacy advocate

A bright light has gone out in Edmonds and the world with the passing of beloved teacher, mother, sister, friend, filmmaker and advocate for media literacy: Claire Douglas Beach. Since 2001, Claire taught thousands of students in the Seattle and Edmonds School Districts as Technology Media Instructor. Her “superpower” was reaching the kids who struggled…

Avelina Lopez: A wise and loving mother, she enjoyed reading and gardening

Avelina Lopez November 10, 1925 – December 31, 2021 Avelina Lopez, age 96, passed away peacefully surrounded by family. She will be laid to rest at Holyrood Catholic cemetery in a private service. Beloved mother of eight children, Avelina is survived by; Sylvia (Ward Kleyla), Marie Storey, Carlos (Teresa Sanchez), Richard (Gay Lundstrom), all of…

Ray Aust: Longtime Lynnwood resident taught in Edmonds School District

In loving memory of Ray Aust Ray Aust, age 79, a long-time resident of Lynnwood, Washington, died December 11, 2021 at his home. His family is saddened by his sudden death—we will all miss him. He was born on August 22, 1942 in Polancka, Poland to Richard and Martha Aust. In 1950, the Aust family…

Jim Roberts: Service Dec. 28 for founder of Edmonds’ Kwick n Kleen Car Wash

Jim Roberts Willard “Big Jim” Roberts, 83, of Edmonds, WA, passed away peacefully early Monday morning. Jim is survived by his wife of 15 years, Linda Roberts; his son, Michael Roberts of Lynnwood, Michael’s wife Lee and son Haelin; his daughter, Maria Norris of Everett, Maria’s husband Greg and daughter Raeden; stepson Kimo Cole of…

Betty Olberg: Memorial service scheduled for Jan. 3.

  BETTY LINDA (CORRINGTON) OLBERG Betty was known in the mind of God in eternity past, and then born September 12, 1945, to Forrest and Willie Corrington in Hot Springs, Arkansas. The youngest of three daughters, Betty grew to her teen years, graduating from Hot Springs High School in 1963. She went on to attend…

Miles Laven: Edmonds-Woodway grad had love of music from young age

Miles Ozmun Laven left us too soon on December 1, 2021 at the age of 26. Miles was born June 2, 1995 in Edmonds, Washington to Bruce and Emily Laven. From a young age, Miles had a love of music. He began playing drums at age 6 and later went on to learn French horn,…