Obituaries

Walter Francis Jr. Hannon

Walter Francis Hannon, Jr., age 77, died Dec. 4 at Retsil Veterans Hospital.He was born in Avoca, Penn., in 1924. He later moved to Belleville,… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2001

Betty Ogle Schloss

Retired school teacher Betty Ogle Schloss, 58, died Dec. 3, in Kelso, after battling cancer.She and her siblings grew up on Bainbridge Island, and she… Continue reading

  • Dec 3, 2001

Lori Margaret Vail

Lifelong Bainbridge Island resident Lori Margaret Vail, age 48, died Dec. 3 at Harrison Hospital.She was born at Winslow Clinic on July 23, 1953 to… Continue reading

  • Dec 3, 2001

Homer ‘Dick’ Francis

Homer “Dick” Francis, age 87, died on Nov. 24.He was born Feb. 9, 1914 in Joplin, Missouri, one of seven children.When he was a baby,… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2001

Lois May Wood

Bainbridge Island resident Lois May Wood, age 66, died Nov. 24.She was born Feb. 20, 1935 in Cheyenne, Wy. to Joseph and Elsie (Sukup) Svoboda.Her… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2001

Thomas Ashley Stebbins

Bainbridge Island resident Thomas Ashley Stebbins, age 82, died Nov. 24 on Bainbridge Island.He was born in Deerfield, Mass. Feb. 9, 1919 to Leo and… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2001

Robert J. ‘Bob’ Hanna III

Robert J. (Bob) Hanna III, age 80, died at home in Seattle on Nov. 20 after a battle with prostate cancer that moved to the… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2001

Loretta Evelyn Bessor

Bainbridge Island resident, Loretta Evelyn Bessor, age 95, died Nov. 19 at Messenger House Care CenterShe was born in Anaconda, Mont. Sept. 9, 1906 to… Continue reading

  • Nov 19, 2001

Cornelius J. ‘Neil’ Harrington

Reverend Cornelius J. (Neil) Harrington, 87, died in his sleep on Nov. 17.Born on Nov. 24, 1914 in Anyox, B.C., Canada, he was ordained a… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2001

Natalie Wells Rudolph

A memorial gathering for Natalie Wells Rudolph will be held from 1-4 p.m. Dec. 30 at Island Center Hall, with services to begin at 2… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2001

Phyllis Marion Hyde Steiner

Longtime Bainbridge Island resident Phyllis Marion Hyde Steiner, age 97, died Nov. 14.She was born Sept. 4, 1904 to Joseph Francis Bernard Hyde and Winifred… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2001