Donald Mackay Goodfellow: Loved his family, hunting and fishing

On March 4, 2019, Donald Mackay Goodfellow, age 89, died peacefully at home with his wife and eldest daughter by his side. Born 9 /11/1929 in Seattle, shortly after relocated to Baby Island Heights, Whidbey Island where he was raised at Art Goodfellow’s Baby Island Fishing Resort. He and his brother Art chopped wood for…

Lillian Martyn: Avid reader and gardener enjoyed her time with family

Lillian (Lil) Phyllis Martyn, age 87, died peacefully on March 31, 2019 at Sunrise Senior Living on Mercer Island, after a 5-year battle with cancer.  Lil was born June 20, 1931, in LaGrange, Indiana, the daughter of Italian immigrants Aquilion and Felice (Fabrizio) Panicci. Lil was the middle child of five children. Soon after her…

Shirley Ann Bassett Frank: Memorial service set for April 13

Shirley Ann Bassett Frank, 84, of Edmonds, died March 25, 2019. Born July 6, 1934, she grew up in North Bend and attended Washington State University. Married to Adolph Frank (Francomano), Shirley worked for Ethan Allen as an interior designer while Dolph worked for Nordstrom. After raising their two children in Yakima, the Franks moved to…

Services March 30 for Elsie Roff, grandma to everyone

Elsie Roff passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on March 21, 2019 at age 98. Elsie was born on April 14, 1920 to Joseph and Elizabeth Spafford in Nottingham England. She was the oldest daughter to the second set of four of eight children. Many stories were shared over the years…

Richard Eno Rust: Celebration of life March 30 for beloved family physician

Dr. Richard (Dick) Eno Rust died at home Thursday, February 28 in the company of his six children. He was 92. Devoted husband, beloved father, treasured grandfather, and much-loved family physician, Dr. Rust was born in Des Moines, Iowa on August 14, 1926, the oldest son of Orville and Betty Rust. In WWII he served…

John R. Marts: Mountaineer, attorney, Navy veteran

John R. Marts The jack-booted Soviet Union policeman and I were arguing over my jay-walking across Red Square when a citizen approached, said something in Russian to the officer, and then pointed toward John Marts, who was partially hidden behind the corner of a building. As the crowd turned to where the finger pointed, John…

Bobby Search: Service set for Jan. 21

Bobby Search passed away peacefully in his home January 9, 2019. He is survived by his five children: Charie Search, Trina Search, Zachary Search, Zion Search and Zerek Search; his 7 grandchildren: Chantel, Christian, Makenna, Ilea, Katalina, Sabrina and Savannah; and his 2 great grandchildren: Justice and Avery; as well as his brother and sister:…

Alberta Margaret Bergquist: Service set for Monday, Dec. 3

Alberta Margaret Bergquist Born Aug. 23, 1929  Passed Nov. 26, 2018 She was predeceased by first husband Fred Davison, daughter Heather Roberts, son John Davison and second husband Arthur Bergquist.  She is survived by sister Dawn MacDonald, daughter and son-in-law Patty and Ted Muhlert; grandson Quentin and fiancée Corina Johns; daughter Tina Mortenson; Heather Roberts’ daughters Diana,…

Clyde William (Bill) Sagvold: Investment advisor, realtor and outdoorsman

SAGVOLD, Clyde William (Bill) Husband, father, grandpa, great-grandpa, and uncle, passed away November 20, 2018. Bill was born September 28, 1928 to Marie (Brisbane) and Clyde Sagvold in Starbuck, MN.  He grew up in Cyrus, and Morris, MN, graduating from Morris High School in 1946. Bill enlisted in the Army after high school and served…

Marianne Joyce Johnson: Former teacher, school volunteer

Marianne Joyce Johnson Marianne, mother, wife, grandmother, and friend to many, lived an exuberant 80 years after her birth in Ashland, Oregon, July 2, 1938. She died at home in Edmonds, Washington on November 16, 2018. Marianne’s family, so blessed by her, include her husband of many years, Lloyd Johnson, and three sons by a…

Glenn O. Werner: Retired elementary teacher enjoyed people and sports

Glenn O. Werner, 88, died at home in Edmonds, Washington on November 2, 2018 after battling Alzheimer’s disease for more than eight years. The son of Andrew F. and Mathilde Werner, Glenn was born in Cleveland, Ohio on July 20, 1930. They moved to Seattle in 1944 and Glenn was a proud alumnus of Queen…

Richard John Steves: Lover of music, boats and travel

Richard John Steves Oct 3, 1930 – Nov 5, 2018 Richard Steves (known to his friends as Dick) was born in Seattle on October 3, 1930, to Grace and Art Romstad. He grew up on Queen Anne Hill with a circle of friends he treasured for as long as they lived. Dick became a Steves…

David Lawrence Ayres: Service set for Oct. 13 at Holyrood Cemetery

David Lawrence Ayres, 55, passed away on Sept. 15, 2018 in Bothell, Wash. David, our beloved son, brother, and uncle, was born in Huntsville, Ala. on Sept. 10, 1963 to Albert and Marilyn Ayres. David attended the University of Washington, and graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona with a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality…

Donald Starbuck

Donald Starbuck: Celebration of Life set for Sept. 21 in Edmonds

Donald (Don) Earl Starbuck passed away on September 8th, 2018 at his home in Edmonds with family. Don was born in Seattle on February 22, 1950 to Beatrice and George Starbuck. Don grew up in Mercer Island and was the third son and youngest in the family. The Lake Washington waterfront provided fun and the…

Marilyn Louise Parsons: Service Sept. 16 at Lynnwood Eagles Club

Marilyn Louise Parsons born February 1,1946 has joined her husband Paul Parsons in passing on August 6, 2018. She was survived by her sons Jeff Gilstrap, Greg Gilstrap and Michael Parsons, daughter in law Marrisa Parsons, 5 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, 3 siblings and their families. Service will be held on September 16, 2018 from…

David Jerome Mooney Jr,

David Jerome Mooney Jr.: Boeing flight test engineer, Vietnam veteran

David, 68, of Edmonds, passed away on August 29, 2018 at Swedish Medical Center in Edmonds. David was born Quonset Point Naval Air Station to David Jerome Sr. & Frances McFaden Mooney on July 21, 1950. He was brought up in a military family and moved quite a bit. He graduated from St Thomas Aquinas…

Eulaine Guline “Steffenson” Dashiell

Eulaine Guline ‘Steffenson’ Dashiell: Service set for Friday, Aug. 31

Eulaine Guline “Steffenson” Dashiell of Edmonds, Washington died peacefully on August 27, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 28, 1936 in St. Francis, Minnesota. Predeceased by her husband Franklin Ralph Dashiell, Sr., parents John and Flora Steffenson, and brother Eugene Steffenson. Survived by her daughter Lynette Sagvold, son-in-law John and her…

Remembering Pamela Mummy: Figurative artist known for her bright, playful spirit

Edmonds sculptor David Varnau posted the following remembrance of Edmonds artist Pam Mummy, who died Aug. 18 after battling pancreatic cancer since mid-2017. We are reposting it here with his permission. For over 15 years, Pam was a regular attendee of the live model sessions of our Edmonds Sculptors/Drawers Group. We artists spent many sessions…

Lucy W. Hickman: Devoted to her church and her children

Lucy W. Hickman February 4, 1928 ~ August 9, 2018 Born February 4, 1928, the youngest child of Wilford A. Whitesides and Mareta (Morgan) Whitesides, Lucy grew up in Layton, Utah, surrounded by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. She learned to work hard and excel in school, but also nurtured her creative side, learning to…

Leo Dean Echelbarger: Long-time South County civic and business leader dies at 95

Long-time South Snohomish County civic and business leader Leo Dean Echelbarger died on Aug. 14 at the age of 95. Mr. Echelbarger was born on Dec. 6, 1922, in once rural Alderwood Manor, to Leo Franklin and Helen Chase Echelbarger. According to an obituary provided by the Echelbarger family, Mr. Echelbarger’s father owned what became…