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…

Gillian (Gill) Lesley Sharp: Service set for Aug. 19 in Edmonds

Gillian (Gill) Lesley Sharp Gill, age 75, died peacefully at home on August 11, 2018 at 2:22pm surrounded by her family. Gill had a long fight with Parkinson’s related issues. She was born in Douglas, Isle of Man, UK, to the late Norman Kewley and the late Ivy Kewley on February 6, 1943. Gill lived…

Jean Joiner Harrison: Lynnwood resident was Navy WAVE, journalist

Joan Joiner Harrison passed away on July 28, 2018 at the age of 96 years. Joan grew up on a farm in Polo, Illinois, getting her early education in a one-room schoolhouse. Her extraordinary life included a career in journalism that led her to participate in the WWII war effort, the biggest news story of…

Paul Eugene Parsons, Jr.: Celebration of life July 14

Paul Eugene Parsons, Jr., was born on September 8, 1950 and passed away on June 11, 2018. He was survived by his wife of 40 years Marilyn Parsons, his 3 sons: Jeffrie Gilstrap, Gregory Gilstrap and Michael Parsons, his daughter-in-law Marrisa Parsons, 5 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and 6 siblings and their families. His celebration…

Ruth Maxine Hall: An avid gardener, she loved to cook, read and play bridge

In Loving Memory of Ruth Maxine Hall Born August 4, 1925 in Senath, Missouri Died May 6, 2018 in Arlington, Washington Mom loved to shop, peruse 2nd-hand stores and cook. Her favorite TV shows were on the Cooking Channel and she was always trying new recipes. She was an avid gardener and belonged to a…

Barbara Marie Armour: Dedicated to family, with warmth and love

Barbara Marie Armour 1927-2018 Barbara Marie Armour, our beloved Mother and Grandmother, passed away peacefully at home with family by her side on Wednesday, May 2nd. Born on May 28, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois. She was adopted and raised by two very loving parents, George and Estelle Anderson. She lived through the Great Depression as…

Leota Hunter Copstead: Retired school nurse, former Edmonds resident

May 10, 1919 – March 28, 2018 Leota “Odey” Ruth Hunter Copstead was born May 10, 1919, in Bend, OR, to Fannie Gail and Charles Dan Hunter. She grew up in Arlington, WA, and moved to Forks in 1932. He returned the family to Arlington three years later for a change of culture for his…

Angelina Maria Coletta: Skilled, tenacious, lucky — and loved by many

June 9, 1929 – April 25, 2018 It is with heavy hearts and loving memories that we say goodbye to our mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. Angelina, 88, passed peacefully at her home in Edmonds with family and friends by her side. Angelina (Angie) was born and raised in Los Angeles, California and is the…

Mary Gwen Lacher: ‘A friendly face and warm smile to everyone she met’

Mary Gwen Lacher, née Williams, passed away peacefully on April 7, 2018 in Edmonds, Washington at the age of 90, in the loving presence of her family. Mary was born on June 23, 1927 in Seattle, Washington and attended Roosevelt High School and the University of Washington. Mary met her husband John while working as…

Cristobal ‘Cris’ Jaimes: ‘A dedicated and hard-working family man’

Cristobal “Cris” Jaimes, 63, beloved Father, was called to his eternal resting place on April 9, 2018. He entered this world on March 4, 1955 in Meson Viejo, Mexico, born to Fortino Jaimes and Maria Teresa Jaimes Anaya. He is survived by the mother of his four children, Raquel; two sons Albert and Jasen; two…

William E. Grader, founder of Bill’s Auto Parts chain

William E. Grader, 891929-2018 The race is finally over and the track is empty as William (Bill) Eugene Grader left this world, not to the thunder of racing engines, but the quiet whisper of his last sleeping breath. Born on February 22, 1929 in Colgate, Oklahoma of immigrant parents, he passed away quietly at his Edmonds home on March 17. His family…

Thomas Dale Case: Retired ophthalmologist grew grapes, built boats

March 12, 2018, marked the passing of Thomas Dale Case. He was born on May 3, 1941, in San Diego, California, to Thomas Porter and Florence Hardaway Case, both teachers. Encouraged by his parents, he had a lifelong interest in learning and building. After finishing college, he entered the University of Oregon Medical School in…

Yvonne Peskuric: Accomplished oil and watercolor artist

Yvonne Peskuric of Edmonds passed away on March 10, 2018. She was 92 years young and spent her whole life laughing, playing games and caring for her family. She was an accomplished oil and watercolor artist, having graduated from the Layton Art School in Milwaukee, WI. Yvonne is survived by her loving children, Katherine Berryman…

Christopher Keuss, former Port of Edmonds executive director

Christopher Keuss passed away peacefully February 24, 2018 at his Edmonds home surrounded by family. Chris was born on September 3, 1947 in Seattle. He graduated Roosevelt High School in Seattle and then attended Willamette University earning a BA degree. He earned his Master’s degree in Public Administration from PLU. He was a Navy Veteran…