Death Notices

Loretta Conway, Marian Russell, Dean Andersen, Claire McDougall

Loretta R. Conway

Longtime Wishkah Valley resident Loretta Rae Conway died Monday, Jan. 22, 2024, at home. She was 87.

A celebration of her life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 9 at the Aberdeen United Christian Church in Aberdeen. Burial will be private. A full obituary will follow in The Daily World. Cremation arrangements are by Twibell’s Fern Hill Funeral Home in Aberdeen.

Marian E. Russell

Marian Elizabeth Russell died at home Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024. She was 80.

Services are being planned and will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are by to Harrison Family Mortuary of Aberdeen.

Dean Andersen

Former Montesano resident Dean Andersen of Olympia died Friday, Jan. 12, 2024, in Olympia. He was 85.

A service will be held at 12:37 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Olympia. The complete obituary may be viewed at

Claire L. McDougall

Claire Lucille McDougall, 93, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2024 at Grays Harbor Health and Rehab in Aberdeen.

Arrangements are by Harrison Family Mortuary of Aberdeen.