Irene Evelyn Thomas Birch passed away Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010.
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TONASKET – Fourteen years ago, Aristeo Maldonado fulfilled his lifetime dream of owning an orchard when he bought 40 acres off of Highway 7 just north of Tonasket.
“I grew up in the fields of Mexico and here I fulfilled my dreams,” he said. “We had two options: we could go back to Mexico or stay in the United States. My wife and children preferred to stay here and go to college. Evelia, my wife, saw an ad in the paper and we found out the government was giving credit to new farmers. I went to the bank and got the warrant from the USDA and we bought the orchard.”
Francis Marion Gowen passed away peacefully at home on May 18, 2010.
Dorothy was born in England on Sept. 12, 1935. She passed away Sept. 20, 2010 of a triple aortic aneurysm during surgery at Spokane Deaconess Hospital.
In loving memory of Isaac Parker, born Oct. 21, 1935.
Theresa Lynn Fancher-Newton, age 30, found her way home Sept. 23, 2010, due to complications following eye surgery in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was born in Omak, Wash., on Dec. 19, 1979, to Pamela J. (Rickel) Fancher and Scott Fancher.
TONASKET – The Tonasket High School band and Tonasket Music Boosters have begun the fundraising process to raise $35,000 for the band to travel to Disneyland this spring.
TONASKET – As of Friday, Oct. 1, the total amount due in warrants the North Valley Hospital District owes to Okanogan County was below the goal of $2.871 million.
Luella June (White) Essary, age 74, of Tonasket died on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010 in Tonasket.