Dale Eldon Ward, age 85, of Tonasket died on Saturday June 21, 2014 following many years of heart problems and a stroke in 2002. He was born August 21, 1928, in Eagle City, Oklahoma to parents Harold and Myrtle Ward. He moved with family from Oklahoma to California when he was thirteen. During World War II, when he was 15, he travelled with his father combining wheat in parts of Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas.
Marian Katherine (Wyatt) Gordon died peacefully on the eve of a Super Moon at Spokane Hospice House on August 9, 2014 with her family at her side. She was the first born of four children to Frank Marion and Erna H. (Steg) Wyatt on September 26, 1921 in Sandpoint, Idaho.
Geneva (Howard) Reeder died peacefully at home on August 19, 2014 of cancer. Had Geneva lived one more day, she would have died exactly 41 years after her husband (Johnny Reeder) had passed away. By her side was her “one and only” son (Terry W. Reeder) and her niece, Tanya.
Fred William Cook was born in Tonasket, Wash. on November 7, 1960 to Howard P. Cook and Eva B. Spangler.
Fred was known by many names: Uncle Fred, Freddie Crocker, Fast Freddie, Freddie the Toolman to name a few. He was a one of a kind guy.
Bonnie L. Smith passed away on August, 2nd 2014 in her home. She was born in Scott county Arkansas on March, 28th 1937 to Rev. Clyde Hudson and Bonnie Hudson.
Velma Marie Hill passed away on Tuesday, August 12th at home surrounded by family, after a prolonged battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Velma was born to Evan Colbert and Cora Smallwood on January 2, 1935 in Omak, Washington, the youngest of eleven children.
Jack D. Wood, 86, longtime Moses Lake resident passed away peacefully in his sleep Monday, August 18th at Moses Lake Senior Living. Jack was born August 1, 1928 in Chesaw, Wash. to Don Wood Sr. and Hazel (Mooney) Wood.
Kristin Denise Smith was born May 5, 1967 in Lakewood, Washington to DeWayne and Jeanette Smith.
Violet May (Dorrel) Utt, 87, of Riverside passed away August 5, 2014. Violet was born on February 13, 1927 to Orel Everett Dorrel and Nellie Alanta (Woods) Dorrel in Tonasket, Washington.
Donald Bert Sasse, age 81 of Tonasket, died on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at his home in Tonasket. He was born on September 16, 1932 in Omak, the only child of Burton and Mable Sasse.