Ole Alfred Lindbo, Sr., 98, an extra-ordinary and special man, “one of the many of the greatest generation”, passed away at his home in Anacortes on Sunday, January 20, 2013. An honorable and beloved father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, he left this world peacefully to meet his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
He was born to Andrew & Helga Lindbo on May 15, 1914 in Belfield, North Dakota. He was one of 10 boys and 3 girls. Raised on a farm in the badlands, he went on to graduate from Belfield High School.
Ole A. Lindbo, Sr., 98, of Anacortes died Sunday, January 20, 2013 at his home in Anacortes.
A full obituary with service information will appear in a future edition of the paper.
Arrangements are in the care of Evans Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., Anacortes, WA and the San Juan Islands.
After a long and arduous battle against tonsil cancer, without complaint, Suzie passed away on January 13, 2013.
She was born in Anacortes on June 2, 1953 to Lavern and Ila June Deane at the old hospital. Joining two older sisters they lived on 12th street in Anacortes until 1958 when her father was building their house on Lake Erie.
Captain Donald Oldow sailed away surrounded by loving family at the age of 87, January 12th in Mount Vernon, Washington.
Don was born in Seattle Washington to John and Alta Oldow, Sept. 25, 1925. After the death of his young mother, Alta, his Dad remarried Freida Oldow who took over the rearing of he & his sister. Don graduated from Anacortes High School; after attending a year at the University of Washington he fulfilled his desire to go to sea, attending Alameda Officers School in California, becoming a Captain at a young age.
Jerry Schwartz, 75, passed away December 31, 2012 with his family at his side.
He was born March 19, 1937 at Denver, Colorado to Herbert Saul and Gertrude Brooks Schwartz. He attended public schools, graduating from high school and went on to take courses in college.
Phyllis Luvera Ennes, longtime Anacortes resident, died on January 7 at her daughter Mary’s home in Bellingham. She was born to Paul and Mary Luvera of Anacortes in 1928.
She graduated from Anacortes High School in 1946 and attended the University of Washington where she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English in 1950.