Robert ‘Robbie’ W. Westover III, born Aug. 27, 1960 to Robert W. Westover Jr. and Susan S. Westover, died April 29, 2008.
Brady Cooper Freeman, 21, of Tonasket, was born on July 16, 1986 in Omak. Brady passed away on April 25, 2008 as the result of a tragic car accident, which also took the life of his girlfriend, Jocelyn Denham.
Sheryl Lynn Verbeck, age 53, of Tonasket passed away peacefully, after a long battle with cancer, at the North Valley Hospital in Tonasket surrounded by family and friends.
Fredrick Joe Hardenburgh died on April 11, 2008 at Sunbridge Care Center in Moses Lake, Wash. as a result of complications from diabetes and kidney disease.
Patricia “Pat” Ann Finley, 68, of Oroville entered into heaven on Tuesday, April 8, 2008 at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee after a brave and continuing battle with diabetes.
John Beedle, of Oroville, died on April 7, 2008 in Oroville. He was born on April 26, 1955 in Oceanside, Calif. to parents Cliff and Delores Beedle.
Audrey L. Inlow age 65 of Tonasket died on Thursday, April 10, 2008 at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket.
Mary L. Sasse, age 63, of Tonasket died on Saturday, March 15, 2008 at her home.
She was born in Tonasket to parents Albert and Evelyn Johnson. Mary was a much-loved wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed gardening and yard work and she loved playing cards.
Leonard Walter Kapochus Jr., age 50 of Oroville, died on Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at his home.
He was born on Feb. 2, 1958 in Gouverneur, New York to parents Marilyn and Leonard Kapochus Sr. He was a soul mate to his wife and a rock for his family. He was a kind and gentle soul and was always there for anybody who needed help. Leonard served his country in the U.S. Navy. He was loved by many friends and family. He was a member of the Eagles in Granite Falls, Wash. and the American Legion Post #82 of Tonasket.
Joan W. Kenney, age 75, died on Monday, March 17, 2008 at the North Valley Hospital in Tonasket.
She was born on April 25, 1932 in the Bronx, New York to parents Adolf and Elise Lienau. Joan was the mother of four children. She worked in the operating room as a nurse and was a teacher in the Lutheran Church of Bible Study where she was the first woman deacon in the church in the 70′s. Joan loved flowers and country life, living peaceful and quiet. She spent her last four years in Molson with her son and family.
Poll of the Week
What can we do to help stop gun violence?
- Absolutely no restrictions on the 2nd Amendment right to bear arms (45%, 106 Votes)
- Better enforcement of the gun laws already in place (40%, 95 Votes)
- Increased spending on the treatment of mental illness (36%, 85 Votes)
- Improved, quicker system of federal background checks (26%, 62 Votes)
- Get rid of the gun show loophole, background checks for all gun purchases (24%, 57 Votes)
- Ban so-called "assault weapons" from private ownership (20%, 47 Votes)
- Ban all high-capacity magazines, limit capacity to 10 rounds (20%, 47 Votes)
- Restrict the private ownership of all guns (4%, 9 Votes)
Total Voters: 237