Sam Koepke, 84, of Oroville, Washington, passed away peacefully at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket, Washington on August 15, 2013. He was born in Aeneas Valley on July 14, 1929 to his parents Bessie and Charles Koepke. Sam enlisted in the United States Army on July 30, 1946 and served over seas until Dec. 9, [...]
Suzanne Marie Shultz of Rosalia, Washington passed away Saturday evening August 10, 2013 at age 64. She was born October 13, 1948 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the daughter of the late George and Leona Koole. On February 23, 1967 she was united in marriage to Lynn Everett Shultz. She was a retired nurse who worked in [...]
Grace E. (Barnes) Black (as reluctant to reveal her middle name as she was her age) was born quite awhile ago in Oroville, Washington to Lafe and Carrie Barnes in the bedroom of her parents’ home. For the record she had her tonsils removed on the dining room table of the same house and, liking [...]
Vickie Reese, age 60 of Oroville, died on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. She was born on July 18, 1953 in Tonasket to parents Robert and Ruby Reese.
Raymond Smith of Okanogan entered into rest 6 August 2013 in Wenatchee due to an overwhelming infection resulting from lupus.
He was born 26 January 1939 in Okanogan to Russell and Helen Smith.
Alfred Franklin Finnell, 101, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. He was born in Nashville, Arkansas to James Desmore and Ella (Short) Finnell on Aug. 21, 1911. As the child of a saw filer, Alfred traveled with his family across the U.S., also spending time in Nicaragua and Mexico. The family settled in the Portland [...]
Irene Mary Manuel, age 90, died August 5, 2013 in Tonasket, Washington. She was born February 22, 1923 in Penticton, B.C. to George and Louisa Lezard. Irene, as a girl, lived in Penticton and went to boarding school in Cranbrook, B.C. As a young woman, she came to Washington, worked in the apple industry, raised [...]
Bill Garnett passed away peacefully at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Gig Harbor, Washington on July 20, 2013, surrounded by his family. William Ernest Garnett was born on December 21, 1946 in Tacoma.
Susan Marie Whiteaker, 66, of Spokane died Monday July 1, 2013 at her home. She was born January 5, 1947 in River Falls, Wisconsin to her parents Daniel and Clara Mae DeMulling.
Lewis “Lew” Rider, 102, of Tonasket died June 20, 2013 at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket. He was born May 21, 1911 in Tonasket to Sam and Susie Rider.