August 28, 2015
Bryant “Tex” Ellis Jr., of Sammamish, died Aug. 23, 2015, in Issaquah. He was 86.
A Celebration of Life Service will be from 5-8 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015, at Vasa Hall Ballroom, West Lake Sammamish Parkway, Bellevue.
August 25, 2015
Joseph Edward Brown, of Sammamish, died on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015. He was 18 years old.
Joseph was born in Seattle on Feb. 12, 1997, and raised in Sammamish. He attended Cascade Ridge Elementary and Beaver Lake Middle schools, and was part of the graduating class of 2015 from Skyline High School. He had future plans of attending Arizona State University, where he would pursue a degree in business and finance.
August 25, 2015
Rear Adm. Stanley Earl Bump, USN (retired) passed away Aug. 11, 2015, after battling ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) for several years.
Rear Admiral Bump was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in 1936. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1958. He served an illustrious 33-year career in the Navy, where he held multiple command positions, among them the submarine tender USS Holland (AS32), Submarine Squadron SIXTEEN, and Submarine Group SIX. RADM Bump retired from the Navy on Oct. 1, 1991.
August 25, 2015
Derek Jefferson White, of Sammamish, died Aug. 19, 2015, at age 22, from injuries sustained in an auto accident in Utah.
Derek graduated from Eastlake High School, and attended elementary and middle schools in Bellevue. Known to friends and family as a gifted musician, composer and artist, his passion for dinosaurs, Disney movies and Superman are hard to match.
July 29, 2015
Deborah Jo Lovelace, of Sammamish, died on Tuesday, July 21, 2015. She was 58 years of age.
Debbie was born on Nov. 2, 1956, in Pasadena, California, the daughter of Duane Fox and Dorothy Ruth Gilchrist.
July 23, 2015
Jenean Rose Hatlelid was born on Feb. 17, 1968 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, and peacefully passed away July 11, 2015, surrounded by members of her family and friends in her Sammamish home.
Jenean had fought breast cancer for a decade, and over the last three years had been fighting especially hard. Her faith, strength, grace, love, dignity and generosity through this fight have been without peer.
July 9, 2015
Idoline Searle, of Sammamish, passed away on Saturday, June 6, 2015, at 12:04 p.m., surrounded by her family.
Idoline, affectionately known by her family as Mouse, was born on Dec. 3, 1924 in Pretoria, South Africa. She worked as a flight attendant in her early adulthood, and spent much of her life working in a legal office in Johannesburg, South Africa. She moved to Snoqualmie in 1996, where she resided with her family until they moved to Sammamish in 2013.
June 10, 2015
Frank Orrico, loving husband to Carrie, passed Thursday, June 4, 2015 in Issaquah. He was 56 years old.
June 3, 2015
Nathan Maxwell Schaffer, 44, of Sammamish, unexpectedly passed away on May 9, 2015.
He was born June 3, 1970, in Glendale, California. Nathan grew up in Denver, Colorado. He attended Cherry Creek High School and graduated in 1988. In 1990, he moved to Seattle, where he studied computer programming at the University of Washington.
May 20, 2015
Neil Brian Coulombe, of Sammamish, loving father to Bill and Katharine, passed away on May 8, 2015.
A funeral service was May 9, 2015, at Good Samaritan Episcopal Church in Sammamish.