Obituaries

JANET ALWYNNE JARED

Janet Alwynne Jared, a longtime resident of Mercer Island, died peacefully with family by her side on Sunday, May 26, 2019, at the age of… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019

KAI HIP ENG, D.M.D.

January 24, 1930 – May 21, 2019 Dr. Kai Hip Eng, 89, died peacefully on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. He was a beloved husband, father,… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2019

DR. JAMES M. HANSON

Dr. James M. Hanson of Mercer Island, WA died May 10 after a brave battle with cancer. Originally from Williams Bay, WI, Jim became a… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2019

ELIZABETH MEAD JOHNSTON

On May 6th, 2019 Elizabeth Mead Johnston (Betty as she was known by all) 89, passed on peacefully and quietly with her family at her… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019

MARTIN MANFRED BANTLE

Martin Manfred Bantle, 56, of Mercer Island, Washington, passed away from an unexpected heart attack April 21st, 2019. He was a beloved husband, father, son,… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2019

MARGUERITE VAN ZANDT KOVACS

Marguerite Van Zandt Kovacs, born in Tampa, FL on Oct 17th, 1926, passed away with family by her side on April 14, 2019. She was… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2019

MYRA LEE LUPTON

May 28, 1928 - March 31, 2019 A long time resident of Mercer Island, Myra passed away on March 31st at the age of 90.… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2019

ROCCO PACECCA

Rocco Pacecca, 86, of Mercer Island, Washington, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2019

MARCIA JOHNSON

Longtime Mercer Island resident Marcia Johnson died April 21, 2019. Born 1932 to Marshall and Helen (Beer) Chandler, she grew up on what was known… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2019

JOSEPH GELZER

December 12, 1930 ~ April 14, 2019 Joe’s early years were spent in the sunny hills of San Diego ~ yet he came to love… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2019

WILLIAM P. (BILL) DORSEY

A memorial service for William P. (Bill) Dorsey, 91, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5, Evergreen Covenant Church, Mercer Island. Bill passed away… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2019

MARILYN ALCINA MINAS

Marilyn Alcina Minas of Mercer Island, Washington passed away on March 11, 2019 at 89 years of age. She was born on January 27, 1930… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2019

ELIZABETH “BETSY” RUSSELL

Elizabeth “Betsy” Russell passed away peacefully on March 23rd. She is survived by her husband Dick Russell, her three sons, three step-daughters and 11 grandchildren.… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2019

DONALD R. FAGERHOLM

Donald R. Fagerholm, 95, of Lopez Island, WA passed away on March 25, 2019 at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle. He was born on January… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2019

JAMES THOMAS CLARKSON

James Thomas Clarkson, a resident of Mercer Island for the last 47 years, passed peacefully on March 5th, 2019 in the arms of his family.… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2019

ROBERT (BOB) TULLY BRAGG

Robert Tully Bragg (Bob) passed away at his home February 25, 2019, surrounded by his family. Born in Portland, Oregon, he was the son of… Continue reading

  • Mar 8, 2019

CECILIA M. MACLAREN MALCOM DONALD MACLAREN

Long-time Mercer Island residents Cecilia M. MacLaren and Malcom Donald “Don” MacLaren both died in 2018. Cecilia passed October 20; Don passed December 16, 2018.… Continue reading

  • Mar 7, 2019

LOWELL H. ERICSSON

(1928-2019) Lowell Ericsson died peacefully on February 16, 2019. Lowell worked for over five decades as a protein biochemist, initially at Boeing in the Space… Continue reading

  • Feb 25, 2019

OWEN HALL

Owen passed away on January 30, 2019. Born in Oregon in 1930, the majority of Owen’s youth was spent moving throughout the United States as… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2019

SHIRLEY WARD

Sadly, Shirley Ward, departed this world on Monday, January 25, 2019. Shirley was a very strong, independent woman. She pursued her degree at the University… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2019