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Oak Harbor Funeral Homes

  • Location of Oak Harbor, Washington

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    Oak Harbor is also known as: Island County / Oak Harbor city.

    History

    Oak Harbor was incorporated on May 14, 1915. Oak Harbor is Whidbey Island's largest incorporated city. Named for the Garry Oak trees which grace its skyline, the city's growth coincided with two major events: the building of Deception Pass Bridge on July 31, 1935, and the completion of Naval Air Station Whidbey Island on September 21, 1942. Oak Harbor's history goes back to the early 1850s, when three settlers staked claims where the city now stands — Zakarias Martin Taftezon, a shoemaker from Norway; C. W. Sumner from New England, and Ulrich Freund, a Swiss Army officer. Freund retained part of his claim, which today is home to his descendants. Houses and businesses sprouted up along the shores of Oak Harbor as the pioneers relied entirely on water transportation until the 1900s. For the next thirty years, steamers and freighters carried passengers and freight from the Island to the mainland and back as well as Fidalgo Island to the north. The Irish came in the late 1850s, making Oak Harbor grow and prosper as they fished and farmed the area. The city's Dutch...

    The official website for the city of Oak Harbor is http://www.oakharbor.org/.

    There are currently 2 funeral home listings for the city of Oak Harbor, Washington. Looking for Oak Harbor cemeteries?

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  • Interesting Facts

    Some of the notable people born here have been: Lamont Brightful (american football player), Patricia McPherson (actor), Michael Harring (film director and screenwriter), Marti Malloy (athlete), Andy Blackwood (film art director and production designer), Stephanie Dunnam (actor), and Mordekye Layman (musician).

    Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Whidbey News-Times.

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All Funeral Homes in Oak Harbor
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Burley Funeral Chapel Incorporated
30 Se Ely St Send flowers
Oak Harbor, WA 98277


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Maple Leaf Cemetery
1961 Ne 16th Ave Send flowers
Oak Harbor, WA 98277