In memory, February/March 2012

David William Arb, 44

David William Arb died Oct. 12, 2011, at home in Ocean Park, Wash. Mr. Arb was born in Portland, Ore. He is survived by his sisters, Karen Lee Ranney, Kathryn Christine Mattox and Vicki Allyn Arb.

John Cole, 58

John Cole died Dec. 13, 2011, at the Flagstaff Medical Center in Flagstaff, Ariz. Mr. Cole was born May 30, 1953, in Anchorage. He served in the U.S. Navy and later worked in the construction industry. He was a family centered man and was known for his generosity. He is survived by his mother, Sophie Bennett Niver; brother, Clifton Cole; and nephews, John David Cole and Michael Porter.

Donald Lee Gilbert, 60

Donald Lee Gilbert died Nov. 25, 2011, at home in Two Rivers, Wis. Mr. Gilbert was born in Two Rivers, Wis. He is survived by his wife, Teresa M. Gilbert; son, Cody Donald Gilbert; stepson, Joshua McDonell; sisters, Virginia (Linda) Olson, Sandra (Leonard) Ouradnik, Gloria (Stephen) Zietlow, Bette (Dr. Glenn) Popp, Linda (Ted) Taddy and Theresa (Brian) Presl; brother, David (Kim) Gilbert; mother-in-law, Marjorie Barta; three brothers-in-law; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Inez Mary Hardcastle, 77

Inez Mary Hardcastle died Jan. 1 at home in University Place, Wash. Ms. Hardcastle was born Dec. 29, 1934, in Takotna, Alaska. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Bob Hardcastle; daughters, Barbara Houser and Kari Monreal; sons, Stormy O’Briant, Rocky O’Briant and John Hardcastle; ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.


Melinda Rae Layfield, 39