Obituaries

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Lois Elaine Torres

Lois Elaine Torres, 66 peacefully passed away in her sleep June 17, 2013, at her Longview home. She was born to Irving F. Bayley and Ruth Kimber July 5, 1946 in Spokane. Lois was an active member of New Life Fellowship and served as a Sunday school teacher for more than 20 years. She also [...]

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Bruce Russell Cool

Bruce Russell Cool

Bruce Russell Cool, age 72, passed away peacefully Sunday morning August 25, 2013 with his wife Joan and his favorite dog Gracie, at his side. He was born August 27, 1940 in Seattle, Wash., the son of Withers and Helen Cool.

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Ethel B. Scott

Ethel B. Scott, a former resident of Oroville, passed away after a lengthy illness on June 5, 2013, in Los Gatos, California. She was the wife of the late Edward A. Scott, a lifelong Oroville resident. Mrs. Scott was born in Lincoln, Nebraska on August 20, 1920 to the late Jay and Amy Banker. While [...]

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Amos Edgar Coffelt

Amos Edgar Coffelt, of Molson, Washington passed away on his 85th birthday, Friday, August 16th. He was born on August 16, 1928 on Orcas Island, Washington to his parents Helen Coffelt (Smedberg) and Amos Earnest Coffelt. He served during the Korean War in the Army. Amos graduated from University of Washington with a degree in [...]

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Sam Koepke

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, [...]

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Suzanne Marie Shultz

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 [...]

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Grace E. Black

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 [...]

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Vickie Reese

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.

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Raymond Smith

Raymond Smith

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.

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Alfred Franklin Finnell

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 [...]

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