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January 15, 2019

BARBARA ELIZABETH CORRIGAN 5/20/1937 - 12/11/2018
Barbara, resident of La Conner for more than twenty years, passed away peacefully in her daughter’s home in Seattle, Washington on December 11th, 2018. Predeceased by her loving husband of nearly 50 years, Dr. Thomas Corrigan, in May of 2007, she leaves behind four children: Kit [Trudy], Kimberly, Tom [Lisa] and Michael [Susan], and four grandchildren: Keely, Rory, Dashiell and Violet.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

John Franz Feichtinger of La Conner, Washington (1965 – 2018), beloved father, son, brother, and friend, left us too soon. 
John was born in Seattle, grew up in Ballard and Kent before he moved to his chosen home of the beautiful Skagit Valley. An unfailingly kind man, John’s love of nature grew from the forests and waters he dearly cherished. In recent years, John was thrilled to explore the coastlines and waters in Alaska, where he found incredible joy. With pockets full of friendship and dog treats, whether it was someone in need, a pool game, a trail to explore, a cat to secretly friend, or a party with oysters, John was there.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Edwin A. Wells died on Sunday, December 23rd, 2018. He was born in Mount Vernon on May 17th, 1932 to Paul and Ann Wells. “Ned” attended the University of Washington and was then drafted into the post-war Army where he spent his rare free time travelling throughout Europe. There, his lifelong thirst for travel and adventure began.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Erin Michael Henning, born February 27, 1961 and passed away December 24, 2017 suddenly at his home in La Conner, WA. Erin’s mother Diane Carol Kline, born November 21, 1937, followed him in death on November 7, 2018.
Thursday, December 27, 2018

Joseph Glen Menish was born on December 29, 1929 in Elma, Washington to Joseph and Bertha Menish. Alzheimer’s Disease took his life on December 10, 2018, with family by his side. Joe graduated from Oakville High School in 1948 and joined the National Guard right after graduation. He owned a service station in Lynnwood for many years before going into the timber business full time.
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

January 25, 1942 - December 9, 2018
Dixie Louise (Maloy) Otis, who was born in Skagit County on January 25, 1942 to Donald J. Maloy and Eva F. (Summers) Maloy, the younger sister of Patrick Maloy, died on December 9, 2018. 

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Marshall Randolph Keith, a resident of Skagit Valley for over 20 years, died with family by his side Thursday, November 29, 2018, at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, WA after suffering a stroke.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

James L. Lam died on November 9, 2018 in Skagit Valley Hospital. He was born on April 10, 1942 in Oak Harbor to John Lam and Velma Alice Balda. 
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Town mourns passing of beloved postal clerk
During her long career with the U.S. Postal Service, Brenda Obertacz placed stamps on a steady stream of envelopes and parcels.
She also put her stamp on La Conner, the community she loved and where she served with poise, grace and a sense of professionalism that left its mark with colleagues and local postal patrons alike.
Brenda passed away Nov. 4 at her home in Burlington, two days shy of her 64th birthday.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

CATHERINE RUTH PIPPEN Nov. 18, 1919 - Aug. 9, 2018
Kitty died August 9th at age 98 in La Conner, Washington 
Catherine, “Kitty” Ruth Oberholtzer Pippen was born in rural China where her parents were missionaries. Her brother Henry and identical twin sister Marie were homeschooled and then attended North China American School near Beijing. 
Kitty came to America for college at North Manchester, Indiana, where she met her husband Eldon.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Ron Ellis, a long-time resident of La Conner and the Eagles Nest community, passed away unexpectedly at the age of 80. He had been in declining health and was on his way to a doctor’s appointment when life left him. May his soul rest in peace
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

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