Obituaries

Margorie Muriel Jameson

Margorie Muriel Jameson, 76 of Oroville, passed away on January 31, 2017. She was born to Norman and Catherine Retasket in Burken, B.C. outside of Mt. Currie in a tent at a logging camp.

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Dorinda Elizabeth Fonda

On January 19, 2017 Dorinda Elizabeth Fonda passed away at home in Oroville, Washington. Born April 2, 1933 to her mother, Dorinda McGrath and her father, Milton Delano Fonda, Dorinda’s first home was in the Irish community of Green Island, Troy, New York.

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Lanny Luther Morgan

Lanny Luther Morgan, passed away on January 15, 2017. He was born September 18, 1954.

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Velma Rae (Brandfas) Utt

Velma Rae (Brandfas) Utt, age 75, left this earth and was reunited with her beloved grandmother and other family members. She was born June 13, 1941 in New Plymouth, Idaho to parents William Henry and Ida Merle (Hovey) Brandfas.

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Dana Dorris Dooley

Dana Dorris Dooley, who resided in Paris, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017, in Paris. She was born December 4, 1926, in Midway, Arkansas to the late Vollie Mullings and Sallie (Griffith) Mullings.

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Helen J. (Hale) Mahugh

Helen J. (Hale) Mahugh, age 92, a long-time resident of the Northport and Colville communities passed away on January 1, 2017, after a short illness. She was born March 20, 1924, in Canora, Saskatchewan, Canada to parents Peter Hale and Florence Wilhelmina Orns Hale.

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Lewis Charles Barnett

Lewis Charles Barnett, age 91 of Oroville, passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2016 at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket. He was born November, 14, 1925 in Bremerton, Washington to parents Almor and Sarah Barnett.

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Richard ‘Dick’ Soren Austin

Richard “Dick” Soren Austin, 87, passed away Dec. 18, 2016 in Omak, Washington. Dick was born July 19, 1929 in Omak to Elmer and Edna Austin.

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Ronald E. Thompson

Ronald E. Thompson, 85, of Oroville, Washington passed away on December 18, 2016. Ron was born March 15, 1931 to Tony and Fannie Thompson in Cranbrook, British Columbia.

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Jim ‘Jimmie’ A. Wright

Jim “Jimmie” A. Wright, 83, a former resident of the Yacolt, Washington, late of Manning, Oregon, died Friday morning, December 9, 2016. He was born April 15, 1933 in Brewster, Washington, the son of the late George Lewis Wright and Agnes Anna (Knowlton) Wright.

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