Obituaries

Marie Meek

Aug 11, 2022

 

On August 11, 2022, Marie Helen (Camenzind) Meek passed peacefully and is nowdancing the polka at the Big Swiss Picnic Grounds in the sky. In addition to kids,grandkids, great grandkids, and numerous nieces and nephews, Marie leavesbehind the love of her life and husband of 68 years, Alfred “Bud” Meek.

Marie was born March 30, 1934, in Lebam. Her...

Dorothy LaVerne Antilla

Jul 30, 2022

Dorothy LaVerne Wicklander Antilla passed away peacefully July 30th, 2022 at the WillapaHarbor Care Center, Raymond, Washington.

Dorothy was born on December 16, 1927 in Washburn, North Dakota to George and Selma Wicklander. Dorothy is survived by three children: Senja Antilla of Kapa ’au, HI (P.O. Box 1438, Zip 96755); Chris Antilla (Brenda) of Raymond; and Liisa Antilla Kellems (Barry) of...

Philip Elcher

Jun 24, 2022

Philip Elcher, a lifelong Raymond resident passed away unexpectedly June 24, 2022. Philip was born in 1947 to Harvey and Lucille Elcher. He graduated from Raymond High School in 1965.  He went on to graduate from Centralia College in 1968 with an AA degree. Philip married the love of his life Merri Lynn Krupa in 1969. In 1970 he graduated...

Gerald Edward Amacher

Jun 20, 2022

Gerald Edward Amacher, age 75, passed away peacefully on June 20, 2022.

Gerry was born December 21, 1946 to Edwin and Elsie (Schapp) Amacher in Raymond, WA. He grew up in East Raymond and attended Willapa Valley Elementary and graduated from Willapa Valley High School in 1965. After High School he joined the United States Air Force and served...

Bob Beck

Jun 9, 2022

 

Robert “Bob” Forrest Beck passed away from natural causes on June 9, 2022 at the young age of 99 years old surrounded by family.

Bob was born in Olympia, Washington on October 6, 1922 to Catherine (Glenovich) and Forrest Beck. As a child, he moved around Western Washington as his father took various school administration jobs. This eventually led...

Leslie Fifield

Jun 4, 2022

Les Fifield, 90 of Raymond passed away on June 4th of natural causes. He is survived by his long time partner in life Donna Nissell, his adult children Sue Trottier, Lisa Sanders, Carol Fifield, Scott Fifield and Mike Fifield as well as all of Donna’s family.

He graduated from Grants Pass High School (OR.) and served with distinction in the...

Norman V. Kain

May 12, 2022

Norman Virgil Kain, a long-time Harbor resident passed away on May 12 th , 2022, from a stroke. He was 92 years old. Norm was born January 28 th , 1930, to Cora Belle Dolan and Joseph Vincent Kain. The Kain family were one of the first settlers to live in Willapa Valley in Raymond, Washington. Norm was the youngest...

Virginia Mae Wallace

May 6, 2022

Virginia Mae Wallace 86 late of South Bend, died Friday the 6th day of May 2022. Born in Oak Park II, in the winter of 1935 just weeks before Christmas. Raised in the Greater Springfield Il. area until the age of 13 when they moved to Waldport Oregon in 1948. During her years in High School Virginia worked at her...

Jean Walborn

Apr 26, 2022

Jean Walborn Born in Butler, PA, on November 19, 1935. She went home to be with her Lord on April 26, 2022. She served for over fifty years as a missionary to the Philippines, both in the Philippines and the United States. Jean is survived by her husband, Paul Walborn, of 68 years; her two sons, Gregg Walborn and Doug...

Paul Waldref

Mar 13, 2022

Paul Arthur Waldref, age 84, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 13, 2022. Paul was born October 10, 1937 in Chehalis, Washington to Bert S. and Cora L. (Penewell) Waldref. Paul graduated from Willapa Valley High School in 1955. Paul married the love of his life, Earlene (Frasier), on February 10, 1956. Together they had 3 children and made their...

Shirley Marie Anderson

Jan 26, 2022

Our precious mom went "home" on Jan. 26, 2022, just three days before her 85th birthday. Shirley Marie Anderson was born on Jan. 29, 1937 to Barney Diamond and Agnes (Milanowski) Diamond, in Seattle, Washington. She grew up in Pe Ell and during her school years, she worked at the family store owned by her grandparents Joe and Stella Milanowski....

William David Daniel Kennedy

Jan 25, 2022

William David Daniel Kennedy passed away January 25, 2022 at Willapa Bay Hospital. Bill was born in Detroit during World War Two on December 13, 1943. In 1956, when he was 13 his mother, Grace, and his father, William, separated. Soon thereafter Grace, Bill, his younger brother Danny plus several other family members travelled west to start new lives in...

Larry M. Johnson

Jan 6, 2022

 

Larry M. Johnson went to be with the Lord on January 6th 2022.  He was 90 years old.  He was born December 15th, 1931 in Dodson, Montana.  The youngest of thirteen children.   He did not want any flowery words written about him,  he just wanted to be known as a hard worker, which he certainly was. He was...

Phillip David Hjembo

Jan 1, 2022

Phillip David Hjembo passed away on January 1, 2022 at Providence St. Peter's Hospital in Olympia, Washington. He had a long, hard fight with kidney failure over the last 10 years. Three years ago, a life-threatening infection made his battle that much harder. Through all the pain, he still fought. This time, however, he decided he couldn't last through this...

Helaina Jude Kennedy

Dec 3, 2021

Helaina Jude Kennedy passed away on Friday December 3, 2021 at Harbor View Hospital in Seattle, Washington. She was 63 years old. She was born on January 14, 1958 to Ronald and Cecilia Haig in Detroit Michigan. Helaina graduated from Puente Hills High School in Hacienda Heights, California. On December 01, 1984, in Seattle Washington, Helaina married William (Bill) Kennedy....

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