Obituaries

Patricia M. Punteney

Patricia M. Punteney, 81, of Waterloo and formerly of Oelwein, Iowa died Monday morning, July 20, 2015 at NorthCrest Specialty Care in Waterloo, Iowa. Patricia Mae King was born September 28, 1933 at Spokane, Washington, the daughter of Patrick Kelly and Eva Mae (Riste) King.

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Lillian Mae Tibbs

Lillian Mae Tibbs

Lillian Mae Tibbs, 86, of Oroville, WA, passed away July 9, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer. Lillian was born to Raymond and Dora (Duncan) Hudson on May 17, 1929, in Greenville, SC. Lillian was raised and educated Salt Lake City, UT.

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Douglas Arthur Weeks

Douglas Arthur Weeks, age 81 of Oroville, passed away on Monday, July 13, 2015 at his home in Oroville. He was born September 30, 1933 in Wilkie, Saskatchewan, Canada to parents Arthur and Ruberta Weeks.

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Mary Bourn

Mary Bourn, age 85 of Oroville, passed away on Friday, July 10, 2015 at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket. She was born June 20, 1930 in Ekalaka, Montana to parents Allen and Nellie Robinson.

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Hauenstein Memorial

A Celebration of Life for Glenn and Roger Hauenstein will be held at 11 a.m., June 20th at the Oroville United Methodist Church, followed by a lunch at 2 p.m. There will be an American Legion service at Riverview Cemetery for Roger.

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John L. Burbery

John L. Burbery, age 87, died on Friday, June 12, 2015 at home in Tonasket. John was born on November 10, 1927 to parents Dick and Lula Burbery.

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Walter Joos

Walter ‘Walt’ Joos

Walter “Walt” Joos was loved by many and cherished by many more. He had a gentle, giving sole and would help anyone he could… even if it meant going without himself. He loved his neighbors and friends on the hill and his local morning meeting table at Shannon’s where he would learn all he could about life in Tonasket.

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Keith ‘Squeak’ Grey

Keith Leroy Grey, 86, of Tonasket, Wa passed away May 21, 2015 at his home. He was born August 20, 1928 in Onida, South Dakota to Ralph and Lillian (Grove) Grey.

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Verle Harnasch

Verle Harnasch passed away on Monday, May 4, 2015 at Kadlec Regional Medical Center, Richland, Washington. He was born in Chesaw, Washington on August 15, 1916, the third of seven children, to William and Lucille Harnasch.

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Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Descoteaux

Elizabeth “Betty” Descoteaux, age 87 of Oroville, passed away Thursday, June 04, 2015 at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket. She was born December 15, 1927 in Montreal, Quebec Canada to parents Harry and Annie Cowling.

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