Judith Moutray: She lived a life of faith, hope, charity and strength

Judith Susan Moutray A plaque at Tahoma National Cemetery states, “Judith S Moutray 1941 2022,” but Judy was more than those dates joined by an insipid blank. That blank contains a lot of life, love, trials and tribulations.  It represents a lifetime of faith, hope, charity, strength and endurance, family and friends, and open-mindedness. Judith…

John Burbank: An educator and principal, he was director of Edmonds Ski School

John Burbank On May 13, 2023, John entered eternal rest at home with his wife Linda at his side. Born in Tonasket, Washington, on August 29, 1926, John married Linda Mitchell, September 11, 1982, on the campus of Seattle Pacific University. Years later a convalidation ceremony was performed at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, Everett,…

Angeline Spindle: Owner of Angie’s Little Italy touched many lives

Angeline Louise Spindle 1928-2023 Angeline Louise Spindle, Age 95, passed away peacefully at her home in Sun City Arizona from natural causes on August 17, 2023, with family members by her side. Angeline “Angie” was born July19, 1928, to her parents John and Louise Furey in St. Paul Minnesota. She was the seventh of 10…

David Alan Cumming: A sports enthusiast, he had a passion for the outdoors

Dave died at home of natural causes related to cardiovascular disease on May 28th, 2023.  Dave was born in Saint Paul, MN, on July 18, 1956 and was raised in Edmonds, WA. He attended Meadowdale High School and graduated in 1974. Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, Dave had a passion for the outdoors and…

Madge Staley: A woman of strong faith, she was loved and admired by her family

Madge Marie Staley Madge Marie Staley, 89, of Edmonds, WA, was reunited with her loving husband, July 6, 2023. She was born in Pietermartizburg, South Africa, October 15th, 1933.  She was married to Rodney Peter Staley on April 17, 1954. She lovingly raised three children (Trevor, Merle, and Kevin), and worked as a secretary in…

Wayne Tavis: Mass of Christian Burial, reception set for July 20

Wayne Tavis 11/5/1928 – 7/4/2023 Wayne A Tavis, a resident of Mountlake Terrace for more than 65 years, was reunited with his wife, Jan (Robinson) Tavis, on July 4, 2023. He was 94 years old. Wayne was born to Joseph and Hilda Tavis on November 5, 1928, and was predeceased by siblings Leo, Doreen, and…

Betty Jean Anderson: She had an endless willingness to help others

Betty Jean Anderson 1928 – 2023 Betty’s humility and love for her family came from an inner strength not expected from a “quiet person.” She credited Jesus for her strength, but it was also her endless willingness to help others. She always wrote wisdom verses from the Bible and poems in her cards and letters….

Claudia ‘Kate’ Williams: Patron of the arts, tax preparer, friend to many

Claudia “Kate” Williams 1943 – 2023 We are heartbroken to note the passing of our beloved friend and sister Kate Williams. A graduate of Queen Anne High School in Seattle, Kate lived in Queen Anne for much of her life but spent several years in Pasadena with her lifelong friend Sue. After working in a…

Roger Brooking: He lived a life filled with love, laughter and friends

Roger Brooking It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of my father, Roger Brooking. He peacefully departed from this world on May 22, 2023, in Seattle, Washington. Born on April 29, 1939, in Livingston, Montana to Arthur and Thelma Brooking, my dad lived a life filled with love, laughter, friends, and…

Debbie Stewart: She leaves behind a legacy of hard work and determination

In Loving Memory of Debbie Stewart May 23, 1962 – March 14, 2023 It is with sorrow that we announce the passing of Debbie Stewart, a beloved mother, sister, daughter, and friend. Debbie passed away on March 14, 2023, leaving behind cherished memories and a legacy of hard work and determination. While we mourn her…

Gloria MacKay: Teacher and author was a lifelong learner

Gloria Claire MacKay Gloria Claire MacKay (Wahlgren) passed on May 8, 2023. She was 89 years. Gloria was an independent, life-long learner. As a genre-defying reader, innovative techie, and Seattle sports fan, her interests knew no bounds.  She is a graduate of the University of Washington where she majored in journalism and acquired teaching credentials….

Robert Hardy: Memorial set for May 26 at Beck’s Tribute Center

Robert Charles Hardy Our sweet, kindhearted brother, Robert Charles Hardy, 62, passed away unexpectedly on April 11, 2023. He was born on April 19, 1960, at Swedish Hospital in Seattle, WA (along with his twin brother, Richard) to the late Charles and Doris Hardy. The twins’ arrival caused excitement in the home, where five older…

Meg Keogh: She loved the Edmonds community and volunteering

Margaret Ann (Meg) Grenier Keogh December 2, 1948 – April 6, 2023 Margaret Ann Keogh, who brought sparkle to the lives of many who knew her as “Meg,” died suddenly April 6, 2023. She made friends with everyone she met and was a welcoming hostess at many gatherings in her home and garden. Meg was…

Betty Lou Gaeng: Writer, historian and genealogist loved a good mystery

Betty Lou (Deebach), Fussner, Gaeng Betty Lou Deebach, also known as Fussner, Gaeng, passed away on April 17, 2023, at the age of 96 in Anchorage, Alaska. She was born on January 29, 1927, in Yakima, Washington. In 1949 Betty married John Fussner who was the father of her 5 children. Betty was a paralegal…

Barbara and Jack Smith: Teacher and Boeing engineer were married 65 years

Barbara Mae Smith Jack Smith Barbara Mae Smith was born in 1935 in Cincinnati, OH. She attended UCLA where she met her husband, Jack. Bright, attentive and mighty, Barbara was an elementary teacher for 26 years. She loved to garden, read and write and followed politics closely. Quick to laugh and full of common-sense, she…

Tim Nygard: Memorial set for May 6 at Bethany Community Church

Timothy Alan Nygard Timothy Alan Nygard was a kind, incredible man of God. He lived his short, impactful life filled with joy, loyalty and compassion. He passed away at the age of 40, surrounded by his beloved family and friends on the night of March 18, 2023, after a courageous three-year battle with colon cancer….