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Place An Obituary

Please use this form to submit an obituary notice for the The Olympian from the comfort of your computer. After you complete and submit this form, one of our representatives will contact you by phone to confirm information and text, and quote a rate for the obituary notice.

We recommend that you submit your information by noon to allow e-mail delivery, response, and composing time to meet the obituary deadlines. Staff is available Monday through Friday from 8AM-5PM. The Olympian cannot be responsible for lost or delayed e-mail.

All obituary notices in The Olympian are paid notices. The cost of a notice depends entirely on the length of the notice.

  • There are approximately 5 words per line and heading lines count as 2 lines. To estimate the number of lines yourself, count the words in your text and divide by 5.

  • Photos publish in standard 2 inches of space. We accept photos in JPEG or TIFF format, with a minimum resolution of 175dpi, in a file size smaller than 3mb and can be attached through this form.

  • Prepayment is required on all Obituary notices. You will be contacted by a representative to approve charges. Please have your credit card ready.

  • Additional copies of the issue of The Olympian containing your obituary notice are available to customers within our normal delivery area. Please ask for details.

Online Obituary Information

Obituary notices, including both text and photos, appear on TheOlympian.com and are archived indefinitely in TheOlympian.com's searchable database. Online guest books remain accessible for 30 days. Ask an obituary representative about guest book extensions to 1 year or permanent guest books.

For questions please email obits@theolympian.com or call: 360.570.7768 during our business hours. Monday through Friday from 8AM - 5PM. Closed Saturday and Sunday.

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