Obituaries

Marvin Fredrick Utecht

Marvin Fredrick Utecht

Marvin Fredrick Utecht, 82 of Tonasket, Washington died April 7, 2014 at Omak, Washington. He was born November 11, 1931 in Spokane, Washington.

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David ‘Dave’ Tibbs

David ‘Dave’ Tibbs, 95, passed away at home Wednesday, April 9 in Oroville. Dave was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on July 27, 1918 to Robert and Marie Tibbs.

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Emert Verbeck

Emert J. Verbeck, 97, of Tonasket, died February 20, 2014 at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket. He was born at a home near Anglin, Washington on Hwy. 20 on July 31, 1916 to CE and Molly (Wine) Verbeck, the fourth of six children.

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Howard Phillip Cook

Howard Cook, 95, of Okanogan, Wash. passed away peacefully at home the evening of April 1, 2014. He was born January 26, 1919 in Bailey Colorado to Ollie Arthur (Babe) Cook and Leona May Colbert.

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Cornelius Daniel ‘Neil’ Friesen

Cornelius Daniel Friesen, winter resident of Oroville, was born September 30, 1929 to Daniel and Aganetha Friesen in Rush Lake, Saskatchewan. He tragically lost his life in Oroville, in a fire that consumed his motor home on January 25, 2014.

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Joel Zane Gazaway

Joel Zane Gazaway, 91, of Oroville, died April 1, 2014 in Oroville. No services will be held.

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Frank Ping

Frank Ping, 92, passed away March 14, 2014 at Guardian Angel Homes in Liberty Lake, Wash. He was born March 6, 1922 in Papakovasci, Hungary.

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William Ray Daigle

William Ray (Wiley) Daigle, Sedro-Woolley, was born on May 23, 1960 in Yakima, Washington. His younger years were spent in the Sunnyside area; in 1973, the family moved to Tonasket where he was very involved in football, basketball and baseball along with many extra- curricular activities.

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Sharon Payne

Sharon Payne, 70, of Oroville, died March 21, 2014 in Tonasket. She was born in Tilton, Illinois on August 22, 1943 and was raised in Rantoul, Ill.

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David Gary Shanks

David Shanks was born in Detroit, Michigan, resided in Tonasket, Washington and passed away in Tacoma, Washington at the age of 64.

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