John E. Andrist, former Omak Chronicle owner-publisher and community leader, who in his final years inspired many by his determination to overcome severe disabilities after a stroke, died of respiratory failure at his home in Omak Sept. 25. He was 75.
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Justin A. Reese, age 19 of Oroville, went to be with his heavenly Father on Oct. 6, 2007 due to a car accident near Loomis.
Joan Jean McAlister passed away on Aug. 19, 2007 and was entered into rest on Aug. 24, 2007 in Warrenton, Virginia.
John F. Zarieki, 76, of Bremerton, Wash. died Sept. 24, 2007 at Harrison Medical Center. He was born in New Suffolk, Long Island on April 16, 1931.
On June 5, 1954 he married Josephine Schiano in Los Angeles, Calif.
Oroville Business Leadership Class students chose Friday Sept. 28 as their first “Dress for Success” day.
Ethel J. Finley, 90, of Marysville, Wash. passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2007 at Sacred Heart Adult Home in Marysville.
Willa Petty has gone to that great garden in the sky. Willa passed away quietly on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007 in Kirkland, Wash.
“Here is a bare tail”
“Says Dennis the Menace” Grizzlies are carnivorous: flesh and blood “yours” when they evolve in the spring: look at the pictures in Aug. 23 Gazette, that’s flesh. He said lots of feed in the Pasayten; said they did a study on whole $$, and I was told I was a troublemaker, so were Lewis and Clark, Davy Crockett, etc., now Bill Petry.
I don’t know if I’ll actually send this letter in as it’s being typed out of basically emotion; but if you are reading it, then I guess I sent it in. Gee, that’s logical isn’t it?
Local food banks
OROVILLE – The Oroville food bank operates every Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., excluding holidays, in the basement of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. For more information, call Jeff Austin at 476-3978 or Jessica Lakey at 476-3817.