Obituaries

Russell Charles Neff

Russell Charles Neff passed away Sunday, March 2. He was born on July 5th, 1926 in Tacoma to Russell and Ione Neff, and was joined in the family several years later by his sister JoAnne.

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Eleanor (Hoffman) Gappert Cook

Eleanor (Hoffman) Gappert Cook of Oroville, Wash. and Valle del Oro, Mesa, Ariz. went to heaven on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 with her family by her side. Eleanor (Hoffman) Gappert Cook, known to all as “Ms. Ellie,” was born on July 15, 1929 to George and Barbara Hoffman.

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William ‘Bill’ LaFrance

William “Bill” LaFrance passed away suddenly on February 21, 2014 in Oroville, Washington. Bill was born on January 27, 1934 in Kalispell, Montana, the middle child of nine siblings.

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John Allan Wall

John Allan Wall, 72, of Wenatchee passed away on February 13, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. Allan, as he was known to all, was born on January 31, 1942 in Omak Washington to Mary Jane and Herbert John Wall.

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Adeline E. Westphal

Adeline E. Westphal, 83, Formerly of Tonasket died February 17, 2014 in Walla Walla. She was born March 13, 1930 to Frank and Lolita Jones in Spokane and grew up in the Wauconda area.

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Clyde Thomas Van Arsdale

Clyde Thomas Van Arsdale passed away on February 13, 2014 at the age of 93 at his home in Tonasket, Washington. He was born in North Palmyra Township, Illinois June 17, 1920 to Tom and Lizzie Van Arsdale.

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Elma Jean Robinson

Elma Jean Robinson, our beloved mother went to be with the Lord on February 6, 2014, after a brief battle with cancer. Jean was born December 15, 1932 to Hollis and Effie Moulton in Kerrick, Texas.

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James E. Jackson

James E. Jackson, 85, of Oroville, died February 11, 2014 in Oroville. He was born June 30, 1928 to Carrie and Gordon Jackson in Oroville, Washington.

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Ralph John Zosel

Ralph John Zosel, 97, of Oroville passed away at his home on February 13, 2014. Ralph was born February 5, 1917 to William and Katie Zosel in Ballard, Washington.

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Lula Lenora (Garrett) Burbery-Gardner

Lula Gardner a 107-year-old pioneer of the Loomis – Tonasket area passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 after a brief illness. She was born August 4, 1906 at the family home on Sinlahekin Creek near Loomis, Washington.

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