William (Bill) Eidsmoe: His greatest passion was his family

William (Bill) Eidsmoe William (Bill) Blair Eidsmoe was born December 13, 1949 to William Burton and Ruth Eidsmoe. He passed away unexpectedly on September 11, 2022 surrounded by his wife and children. Bill spent most of his childhood in the Seattle and Kirkland areas, moving to Puyallup during junior high school. He attended Puyallup High…

Patrick Neal: Celebration of Life Sept. 23 at Edmonds Waterfront Center

Patrick D. Neal Patrick D. Neal was born in 1934, the fourth child to his mother Margaret and father, Dan, and as a boy his family raised chickens and pigs at several different homes in South Snohomish County. As a little boy he enjoyed racing down Butternut Hill on his bike with his sister Betty…

Kristina Anne Brown: Remembered for her quiet strength and kind presence

Kristina Anne Brown May 7, 1974 – March 1, 2022 On March 1, 2022, Kristina Anne Brown died peacefully with her family at her bedside having been held with loving support in the challenging final months and weeks of her life. Throughout her struggles, her endurance was remarkable, and she never wavered in her determination…

Edward Mitzel: Memorial service Sept. 10 at Life Church in Arlington

Edward Francis Mitzel Memorial Service will be held on Saturday September 10th at 2pm at Life Church 360, 3131 Smokey Pt Dr, suite 1-B, Arlington, WA 98223. Reception will follow. Ed, the son of Christian and Anna (Miller) Mitzel, was born on December 3, 1945 on the family farm near Orrin, North Dakota. He was…

Laura Edith Jones: Longtime nurse had an adventurous spirit

Laura Edith Jones R.N. Laura Jones, 72, passed away at her home August 26, 2022, after her 12-year battle with Alzheimer’s. Her many friends and family from Hawaii to Sweden followed her last days in hospice. Laura was born October 11, 1949 in Pomeroy, a small farming and ranching community in southeast Washington, the daughter…

Kristiana Johnson: Memorial service Aug. 29 for longtime Edmonds city councilmember

Kristiana Lynn Johnson passed away unexpectedly at Swedish Edmonds on July 18, 2022. She was 70 years old. Kristiana was born at Northgate Hospital in 1952. Two years later her parents purchased land on Bowdoin Way and built a home overlooking Puget Sound. Kristi attended Westgate Elementary, Edmonds Junior High and Edmonds High School, where…

Jane Lindsey Simpson: Retired educator volunteered at Edmonds Log Cabin

Jane Lindsey Simpson Jane Lindsey Simpson passed away on August 9, 2022, from the consequences of pancreatic cancer. Jane was born on August 20, 1942 in Bryn Mawr, PA. She was the daughter of James Milton and Gladys Larew Lindsey. She attended Sutherland and Faulkner Schools for elementary and secondary education in Chicago, IL, graduating…

Kenneth Schaefer: Retired teacher and principal also flew light airplanes

Kenneth Schaefer Kenneth Henry Eric Schaefer, age 89, died on May 29, 2022. In 1997 he moved to Centralia from Lynnwood to be with his partner, Joyce M. Butkus. They later lived in the Stillwaters Estates Retirement Community in Centralia. Ken and Joyce Rice were teenage sweethearts in Kelso, living across the street from each…

Susan Shipley: Service set for Aug. 20 at Venture Church

Susan Shipley Susan Shipley was born September 26th to Donald and Betty Carrington. Susan attended Ballard High School where she was class president. She went on to work at the federal Bankruptcy Court selflessly in service for 40+ years. She loved her job and the people she worked with. Susan was a devoted wife, mother,…

James E. Paul: Educator, musician, bon vivant

James E Paul Oct 29, 1930 – June 26, 2022 James E. Paul, musician, educator, and renaissance man of the human spirit, passed away peacefully on the morning of June 26th. He lived fully each of his 91 years: with curiosity, discernment, and his own uniquely exuberant approach to enjoying good things. Jim loved music:…

Harold ‘Hal’ Rowe: An avid outdoorsman, he cherished time with his family

Harold “Hal” Rowe Harold “Hal” E. Rowe, 88, of Edmonds, WA died Saturday, July 30th, 2022. Hal was known for his ability to impact others, always having wisdom to impart. An avid outdoorsman, Hal spent his time fishing, camping, hunting and bike riding. He cherished time with his family and was known for traveling with…

Stephen Antonson: Funeral mass set for Aug. 12 at Holy Rosary

Stephen Antonson On July 28th, Stephen Antonson, loving son, brother, husband, father, and friend passed away at the age of 46. Born in Philadelphia, Steve was one of three brothers raised in Rome, NY. After attending Rome Catholic High School, Steve graduated with a degree in Biology from the Rochester Institute of Technology. In 1998,…

Pamela Beatrice Harold: Artist, teacher, gardener, traveler

Pamela Beatrice Harold September 19, 1932 – July 6, 2022 Born in Rossland, BC Pamela Beatrice Harold (nee Drake), passed away on July 6, 2022 at the age of 89. Pam grew up in the small town of Rossland, BC from 1932 to 1945 where her father worked for the Trail smelter and her mother…

James Roumonada: Long-time Boeing engineer was active with Holy Rosary Church

James W. Roumonada A wonderful example of one of the best of the world’s “Greatest Generation”, a husband, father, grand and great grandfather and friend in service to so many, James William Roumonada, passed away quietly Tuesday, June 21, 2022 in his residence at Sunrise of Edmonds, an assisted living facility in which both he…