Day 14 list of mudslide victims

The following people are confirmed dead in the March 22 mudslide near Oso. This list was updated Friday, April 4. The information was verified by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office. Unless otherwise noted, the hometown is Oso.

Officially confirmed dead: 30

Victims identified: 29

Victim names released: 28

Officially missing: 13

Alan Bejvl, 21, of Darrington, was with his fiance, Delaney Webb, 19, at the home of her grandparents, Thom E. Satterlee, 65, and Marcy Satterlee, 61, on Steelhead Drive. The young couple planned to marry at the Satterlee home. Webb’s grandmother is still missing. More about Alan and Delaney | More about Thom and Marcy

Shelley L. Bellomo, 55.

Thomas P. Durnell, 65.

Julie A. Farnes, 59. With her husband, Jerry Farnes, who was away when the slide hit, she had retired and moved from Alaska to Steelhead Drive about a year ago, according to the Anchorage Daily News. Their son, Adam Farnes, 22, died March 22 at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle of injuries sustained in the slide.

Gloria J. Halstead, 67.

Jerry L. Halstead, 75.

Christina Jefferds, 45, was a volunteer Oso firefighter with her surviving husband, Seth Jefferds, and was grandmother of victim Sanoah Violet Huestis, 4 months. Sanoah’s mother, Natasha Huestis, survives her. More about Christina and Sanoah

Amanda Lennick, 31, was a nurse at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett and had just moved into her home on Steelhead Drive. The day of the slide, she had scheduled some men to replace the house’s hot-water heater. More about Amanda

Gerald E. Logan, 63.

Linda McPherson, 69, was retired branch manager of the Darrington Library and a longtime Darrington School Board member. More about Linda

Joseph R. Miller, 47, was a photographer and competitive runner who loved fly fishing and fought mental illness much of his life. His father, Reed Miller, with whom he shared a home on Steelhead Drive, had gone grocery shopping when the slide hit.

Stephen A. Neal, 55, of Darrington, was a hot-water-heater installer who was on the job in Oso.

Lon E. Slauson, 60, was a security guard at the Medallion Hotel in Arlington. He was planning to sell his Steelhead Drive home and move to Montana.

Summer Raffo, 36, of Concrete: A former lumber stacker and school janitor, Raffo was a horse enthusiast and farrier and was driving on Highway 530 when the slide hit. More about Summer

John Regelbrugge III, 49: An active-duty Navy commander who served 32 years. His wife, Kris Regelbrugge, is missing.

Shane Ruthven, 43, and his wife, Katie Ruthven, 35, owned Mountain Lion Glass and lived with their children on East Steelhead Drive. Son Hunter Ruthven, 6, also died in the slide. Katie Ruthven was the daughter of retired Snohomish County sheriff’s sergeant Tom Pszonka. Wyatt Ruthven, 4, is still missing. More about Shane and Katie

Lewis F. Vandenburg, 71, and JuDee Vandenburg, 64, had recently moved from Spokane to Steelhead Drive to be near the Ruthvens. Lewis Vandenburg, a retired corrections officer, was Shane Ruthven’s stepfather.

Kaylee B. Spillers, 5, and brother Jovon Mangual, 13. Another brother, Jacob Spillers, was rescued by helicopter, and mother Jonielle Spillers was away at the time of the slide. Two other family members — father Billy Spillers, 30, and sister Brooke Spillers, 2 — are still missing. More about the Spillers

Brandy L. Ward, 58, was the wife of Oso Fire Commissioner Timothy Ward, who is hospitalized at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle from injuries suffered in the slide.

William E. Welsh, 66, of Arlington, was an electrician helping install a hot-water heater in Oso.

Missing

The following 13 people are missing and believed to be potential victims of the mudslide. This list was released by the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office on Friday, April 4.

Ronald M. DeQuillettes, 52.

Bonnie J. Gullikson, 91.

Mark J. Gustafson, 54.

Steven N. Hadaway, 53.

Denver P. Harris, 14.

Steve Harris, 52.

Theresa Harris, 53.

Larry Miller, 58.

Sandra Miller, 64.

Molly K. Regelbrugge, 44.

Wyatt Ruthven, 4.

Billy Spillers, 30.

Brooke Spillers, 2.

To report errors, or to provide more information about the people in this list, please email newstips@heraldnet.com.

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