The following people are confirmed dead in the March 22 mudslide near Oso. This list was updated Monday, April 7. The names were released by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office. Unless otherwise noted, the hometown is Oso.
Officially confirmed dead: 33
Victims identified: 30
Victim names released: 30
Officially missing: 12
Confirmed dead Monday: Billy L. Spillers, 30.
Billy L. Spillers, 30, was a chief petty officer at Naval Station Everett. His daughter, Kaylee B. Spillers, 5, and a stepson, Jovon Mangual, 13, also were killed. Jacob Spillers, 4, was rescued by helicopter, and Billy Spillers’ wife, Jonielle Spillers, was away at the time of the slide. Brooke Spillers, 2, is missing. More about the Spillers
Alan Bejvl, 21, of Darrington, was with his fiance, Delaney Webb, 19, of Marysville, 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. 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. Stephen Neal and William Welsh also were killed. 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 at the home of Amanda Lennick 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, was 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, was 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.
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 at the home of Amanda Lennick. He was a Vietnam veteran who worked at Whitley Evergreen, a modular-home builder in Marysville, for 20 years. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Welsh. More about Bill
The following 12 people are listed as missing and believed to be potential victims of the mudslide. This list was released by the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, April 7.
Ronald M. DeQuillettes, 52, of Bothell, is an electrician who was working at the summer home of Larry and Sandra Miller when the slide hit. More about Ron
Bonnie J. Gullikson, 91.
Mark J. Gustafson, 54.
Steven N. Hadaway, 53, of Darrington, was installing a TV satellite dish at the home of Amanda Lennick when the landslide hit. He is a former Marine and recently moved to Darrington because he loves small towns. More about Steven
Denver P. Harris, 14, is a seventh-grader at Darrington Middle School who was alone in his former stepfather’s house on Steelhead Drive when the slide hit. More about Denver
Steve Harris, 52, and Theresa Harris, 53, of Edmonds, had a cabin on 312th Street NE in Oso. He works for Elliott Bay Design Group, a Seattle marine architecture and engineering firm. More about Steve and Theresa
Larry Miller, 58, and Sandra Miller, 64, of Everett, had a summer home on 312th Street NE in Oso. They own Seattle Roof Advisor and are active in the Northshore Christian Church in Mukilteo. More about Larry and Sandra
Molly K. Regelbrugge, 44, is the wife of John Regelbrugge III, who was killed in the slide.
Wyatt Ruthven, 4, is a son of Shane and Katie Ruthven and brother of Hunter Ruthven, all of whom are confirmed dead. More about the Ruthvens
Brooke Spillers, 2, is the daughter of Billy and Jonielle Spillers. Billy Spillers and two other children were killed. Jonielle Spillers and a son survive.
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