Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

William “Bill” Gillingham, 90, passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, after a brief illness. He was the youngest of seven children born to Harvey and Catherine Gillingham, in Galvin, Wash.

Daniel P. Elizaga, MD, 81, formerly of Morton, Wash., passed away Aug. 11, 2019, in AdventHealth Hospital, Wesley Chapel, Fla., of advanced heart failure.

Karen Lee Anderson, 70, passed away Aug. 12, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Tacoma, Wash., surrounded by her family. She was born Dec. 4, 1948, in Centralia, Wash., the daughter of Ira Alvin White and Alice Laverne White (Wilson).

Leonard H. “Robbie” Robison born to Wallace and Minnie Robison, Oct. 8, 1926, in Windsor, Colo., and passed away peacefully Aug. 7, 2019, in Tacoma, Wash. Leonard enlisted in the United States Navy and served in World War II. Upon his return, he met Shirley McKinley and they married July 26, 1947.

Donald Ray Crawford, 73, of Mossyrock, Wash., passed away at his home on the morning of July 25, 2019. He was born July 12, 1946, to Donald Ray and Mary Elizabeth Crawford in Muskegon, Mich. They resided in Elma and Olympia and eventually moved to Tacoma. He was the second oldest of a large …

Arlene Alta Lantau Huber peacefully passed away in her sleep, July 1, 2019. She was a kind, gentle hearted and beautiful woman, who truly cared for the people in her life. Arlene’s circle of love touched many of our hearts and she will always be held precious and dear to us. She was born Sep…

Robert “Bob” Dickhoff, 75, of Chehalis, Wash., passed away July 1, 2019, in Centralia, Wash., surrounded by his family. He was born in Great Falls, Mont., to Rudolph and Adelia Dickhoff.

Charles "Paul" McClanahan, 76, passed away early Sunday morning, June 30, 2019, with his daughters and wife by his side. He was born in Morton, Wash., June 10, 2019, to Alice Justus and Llewellyn McClanahan. Paul had two brothers, Dick (Audrey) McClanahan of Mossyrock and Dannie McClanahan, …

Vernon W. “Skip” Snider was taken from us on June 22, 2019 in a tragic incident at his home of 47 years in Amboy, Washington. Born in Ridgefield, Washington in May 1935, He was 84 years old. Our father always had strong family and friendship ties to the Pacific Northwest and California.