Obituaries

Martherese Kortooms-Breuer

Martherese Kortooms-Breuer, beloved wife of Larry and devoted mother of Zyanya, born on May 27, 1952, in Beek, Holland, died surrounded by loved ones on… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2008

Jeanne Ellen Biehn

Jeanne Ellen Biehn, a long-time Mercer Island resident and widow of Donald Franklin Biehn, died quietly at the Evergreen Hospice Center in the early morning… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2008

Catherine Crawford

Catherine Brown Crawford died on Nov. 4, 2008. Born in Scotland on March 25, 1949, and raised in Zimbabwe, she immigrated to the United States… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2008

Evelyn M. White

Evelyn White, 85, died peacefully at Regency Care Center, Arlington, Wash., after a full life. Born in Seattle, she was the eldest daughter of Tekla… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2008

Fred Oakley May

Former Mercer Island City Councilman and four-term 41st District state representative, Fred Oakley May, has died.Mr. May died on Oct. 19 at the age of… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2008

Eric Kendall Powell

Eric Kendall Powell died unexpectedly on Saturday, Oct. 18, in Houston, Texas. He had just relocated to Galveston, Texas, and was working at the University… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2008

Thomas Chris Benis

Thomas Chris Benis, husband, father and ‘papou,’ died on Oct. 18, with his family and loved ones by his side. Death resulted from leukemia complications… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2008

Dorothy L. Cook

Dorothy L. Cook, a long-time resident of Mercer Island, died on Oct. 8 at Overlake Hospital.Mrs. Cook was born in Seattle on Oct. 22, 1924.… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2008

Bernie Perenchio

Bernie PerenchioBernie Perenchio of Bellevue, was born on March 30, 1928 inMilwaukee, WI. He passed away on October 7, 2008 in Bellevue, WA.He was preceded… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2008

Herman Fishman

Herman Fishman, a resident of Mercer Island, died peacefully in his sleep on Oct. 6, 2008. He was 84. Mr. Fishman was born in Brooklyn,… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2008

Edward E. Maloof

Edward E. Maloof of Mercer Island died Sept. 30 at Swedish Hospital with his family at his side. Through his civic involvement, real estate and… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2008

Catherine Bonnesen

Catherine Bonnesen, 84, died on Sept. 27 in South Colby, Wash. She was a resident of Mercer Island for 28 years.Mrs. Bonnesen is survived by… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2008

Charles D. Bridges III

Charles D. Bridges III, “Charley,” born and raised in Seattle, died on Sept. 23, while living in Palm Desert, Calif. Mr. Bridges graduated from Broadway… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2008

Robert I. Jetland

Robert I. Jetland died on Sept. 15, surrounded by his family and friends. “Bob” was born on April 8, 1916 in Duluth, Minn. Mr. Jetland… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2008

Maybelle Fischer

Born in 1921 in Grand Forks, N.D., to Charles and Luella Mullan, Maybelle Fischer died on Sept. 14 at the age of 87. She was… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2008

Robert Keever

Robert Graham Keever, of Mercer Island, died on Sept. 13. He was 88 years old.Mr. Keever was born on Oct. 1, 1919 in Carroll County,… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2008

Elizabeth N. Johnson

Elizabeth N. Johnson, of Mercer Island, died on Sept. 7, 2008. She was 95. Born Jan. 25, 1913 in Pendleton, Ore., Mrs. Johnson was preceded… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2008

Elsie Hansen Boyle

Elsie Hansen Boyle began her life in Seattle one hundred years ago and died in Seattle on Sept. 6. In the intervening years, she moved… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2008

Pauline Maria Tyack-Hunt

Pauline Maria Tyack-Hunt died peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 27, in the loving arms of her husband, Herb Hunt, with her parents at her side. She… Continue reading

  • Aug 27, 2008