Happy Trails to You Jack …
We’ll Miss You!
All Your Friends from AHS Class of 1964
We celebrate the life of Hazel Halgren, a lifetime resident of Anacortes, Washington who passed on February 23, 2013.
She was born in Coupeville, WA on November 16, 1917 to Dyle and Lora Ives.
On April 23, 1938, Hazel married Melvin Halgren, and together they both shared a passion for boating, golf, bridge and were active members of the Anacortes Elks Club.
Peter Ralph Babarovich passed away peacefully January 31, 2013 in the home of his son Todd in Clovis, California following complications arising from an injury from a fall the preceding month. At his side were his two sons, Corey and Todd, and his daughter-in-law, Alvora.
Known to his family and friends as Pete, he was born in Anacortes, Washington on September 25, 1926 to Ernest and Nellie Bernice (“Babe”) Babarovich. He was the youngest sibling to his eldest sister Anna Marie, and elder brother Richard.
After growing up in Anacortes, WA, he served in the United States Coast Guard aboard the USS Callaway (APA-35), and saw fierce battles in the Pacific during World War II. After the war, he rejoined his family in Anacortes in the fishing trade.
On the evening of February 6, 2013, life support was removed from Louise Trostel Deskey-Wegg and she was granted release from her failing body. Her husband TK Wegg and pastor Nigel Tabor-Hamilton were present; she received a final kiss and prayer.
Louise was born on June 14, 1938 in Milwaukee, WI, the daughter of Albert and Kendrick Trostel, the sister of Albert (Parker) Trostel of Minneapolis, MN, the sister of Janet (Andy) Martin of Milwaukee, WI, and the sister of Tara (Jon) Eaton of Ft. Thomas, KY. She attended school in the Milwaukee school system, high school, Milwaukee University School and Emma Willard in Troy, NY. Louise attended the University of Colorado and several prestigious art schools and academies. She spent the early years of her adult life as an Interior Decorator in New York and Chicago before marriage.
Melvon “Mel” Reuben McSpadden, 91, of Anacortes, Washington passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2013 at San Juan Rehabilitation and Care Center in Anacortes.
He was born on March 14, 1921 to Rush A. and Ollie E. (Jester) McSpadden in Rotan, Texas. The couple had two sets of twins, and Melvon was a twin of brother, Melton McSpadden. Mel grew up in Lone Wolf, Oklahoma and graduated from Lone Wolf High School.
He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II.
Louise Trostel Deskey-Wegg, 74, of Anacortes passed away on February 6, 2013 at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, WA.
She was born on June 14, 1938 in Milwaukee, WI, the daughter of Albert & Kim (Uheline) Trostel.
Arrangements are pending, please contact the funeral home for further information.
Arrangements are in the care of Evans Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., Anacortes, WA and the San Juan Islands.
To share memories of Louise, please sign the online guest register at www.evanschapel.com.