Obituaries

JAMES EVERETT BUCKLEY, JR.

After a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s, James Everett Buckley, Jr., of Mercer Island, passed away on Christmas Eve 2017 during a rare Seattle… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2018

 

JEROME SHULKIN

My Father who passed quietly into the light on December 28, 2017 was a kind, generous, well liked happy man, and a devoted husband, father,… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2018

 

GORDON FRANCIS RASMUSSEN

Gordon Francis Rasmussen, 94, passed away Sunday, December 17, after a brief illness. Born at Swedish Hospital on October 29, 1923 to Florence Pearson Rasmussen… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2017

 

JIM COULSON

At 1pm Thanksgiving Day, Jim Coulson took his last breath and smiled his good-bye. He was surrounded by his family as he joined God’s Heavenly… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2017

CHRISTOPHER CHARLES HOLLEY

September 6 1957 – November 23 2017 Chris died in Everett, WA after moving here in 2015 from Santa Barbara, CA where he had lived… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2017

WILLIAM ALLAN (BILL) SANBORN

March 4, 1946 – November 28, 2017 Born in Seattle to Charles F. and Mary E. Sanborn. Moved to Mercer Island in 1952. A sixty… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2017

JAMES CHARLES HUNT, JR.

James C. Hunt, Jr., 89, of Mercer Island, died December 10, 2017 after an extended illness. Jim was born in Baltimore, MD on July 3,… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2017

RUTH MARY CLOSE

Every one to whom much is given, Of him will much be required. Luke 12:48 On Sunday, December 3, 2017, Ruth Mary Close died peacefully… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2017

RICHARD H. (DICK) DALY

Richard H. (Dick) Daly died November 11, 2017, in Front Royal, Virginia. Dick was born in Montreal, Canada on January 4, 1923, the fourth child… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2017

DR. MARIOUS KIM JACK MD

With sadness, the Jack family announces the passing of Dr. Marious Kim Jack MD, long time Seattle Ophthalmologist and Mercer Island resident, on November 7,… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

COMMANDER ARTHUR LUDWIG JACOBSON, U.S.N. (Ret’d)

1915 - 2016 Arthur Ludwig Jacobson loved to fly. He landed in Tacoma, Washington, 2 June 1915, and departed 31 December 2016 on Mercer Island,… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2017

GEORGE MATSON MACK

George Matson Mack, a long-time resident of Mercer Island, died peacefully at his home on September 26, 2017. George is survived by Anne, his wife… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2017

DWIGHT DOUGLAS CHRISTY JR.

Dwight Douglas Christy Jr. passed away with family around him, at Island House on Mercer Island on September 29, 2017. He was 91 years old.… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

LOUISE ANN VESEY

“Delightful”, “Sweet”, “Warm”, “Welcoming”, “Fun”, “Positive” “Caring”, “Bubbly”, “A True Lady”, “Gracious”, “Faith”, “Friend to All”. These are the words that quickly come forth whenever… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

ROBERT E. “BOB” BAYLEY

Robert E. “Bob” Bayley, 91, formerly of Mercer Island, Washington, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on November 6, 2017. Born the son of… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

FRANCES LAM

Frances Lam of Mercer Island, Washington passed away on September 28, 2017. She grew up in Seattle. After graduating from the University of Washington in… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2017

MATTHEW MOWRER LANE

Matthew Mowrer Lane was ushered into this world by the Blue Angels as they rattled the windows at Swedish Hospital on July 30, 1991. He… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2017

DELORIS JUNE SPARLING

Deloris June Sparling passed away peacefully on October 14, 2017. She was born on November 25, 1925, in Sterling, Colorado to Hollis Wilson and Margaret… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

RONALD NORMAN GLATZ

Every day is a gift. Every day another prayer answered became the mantra for our wonderful, husband, dad, son, brother, uncle and friend, Ronald Norman… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

RHODA D. JENSEN

Rhoda D. Jensen, age 79, devoted wife, mother and loving grandmother passed away on September 7, 2017. Rhoda leaves behind a strong legacy of love,… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017