Nadine C. (Wilkins) Thomas
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Wallace Einar “Wally” Waara, 82, a resident of Grayland for more than 50 years, died at Grays Harbor Health and Rehabilitation Center, Aberdeen, Wash., Saturday, July 18, 2015. He was born in Aberdeen on March 20, 1933, the son of Einar and Anna (Karjala) Waara.
Phillip was brought into this world Aug. 22, 1963, in South Bend, Wash., by Dr. Bussabarger. Phillip “Bear” L. Hawks passed away July 20, 2015, at his home in Bay Center, Wash. He is survived by his parents Phillip A. and Clara E. Hawks, siblings Kathy and Kenny Rohr, Vicki and Glenn Killingbeck and Ray and Jerri Hawks; nephews Ryan Rohr, Eric Trent, Ethan Hawks and Chase Huizenga, Brandon and Justin Killingbeck; nieces, Kelli and Leanne Rohr and great-niece Leena. He also leaves behind a countless number of great friends and extended family and his special cat, Simone. He was a member of the Chinook Tribe.
Cyril Sutton Stewart (Uncle Jimmy), passed away peacefully on May 25, 2015, at his home in South Bend, Wash. He was born in St. Catherine, Jamaica, but lived in the U.S.A. for more than 60 years.
Joyce I. Lougheed, longtime resident of Montesano, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2015, at the home of her son, Hal Carlstad, with whom she lived for the past six years.
“Mr. Wunnerful” passed away at his home in McCleary, Wash. on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at the age of 71. At the time of his passing he was surrounded by his family, close friends, and kitties.
Ilamarie Skinner, loving daughter of Lucy and George Osborne, passed away July 15, 2015. Ilamarie was born in Casper, Wyo., and lived on a homestead during her younger years. The family then moved to the Grays Harbor area. During World War II she worked in the shipyards in Vancouver, Wash. — Ilamarie was a real-life Rosie the Riveter. She also worked at Grays Harbor Plywood for a time.
Richard Ralph Walker was born on May 26, 1939, in Peabody, Mass. to Richard Walker and Dorothy (Knowles) Walker. He died on July 21, 2015, at Willapa Care Center in Raymond, Wash. Before retirement, Dick worked for Dow Chemical Company in Elma as a production manager. As a young man, Dick’s favorite hobbies were hunting, fishing and wood cutting. After retirement, Dick enjoyed reloading for family and friends, and working in his shed.
Charity Lorraine Lisherness passed away and was called home to the Lord on Saturday, July 18, 2015, from complications of an accident during the Wilkeson National Handcar Races in Wilkeson, Wash. She was 47 years of age and resided in Aberdeen, Wash.
Jessica May Osborne, 58 years of age and a resident of Moclips, Wash. died on Friday, July 10, 2015, at Grays Harbor Community Hospital.
Virginia Berdine Roy was born July 20, 1917, in Seattle, Wash., to Abigail and Dudley Scott and passed away July 22, 2015, in Aberdeen, Wash., at the age of 98.
Martha Alexander passed away peacefully in her sleep July 21 at her daughter’s Westport home where she resided the last 17 years of her life. She was 96.
Dan J. Fackrell
Charles D. Jameson, 71, of Aberdeen passed July 6, 2015. He was born on Oct. 15, 1943 to Charles and Agnes Jameson. He graduated from Friday Harbor High School in 1962. Soon after, he joined the Coast Guard, retiring in 1982.
Butch was born on Dec. 14, 1942, in Seattle. He was adopted by Peder and Ruth Krohn of Hoquiam, joining his adopted brother, Jon Philip. After his parents Peder and Ruth passed away, Butch located a biological half-sister, Joan Johnson, and her family, as well as an uncle. He later traveled to Spain with Joan and they continued to visit back and forth between her home in Lynnwood and Hoquiam.