Obituaries

Elvert E. & Francis Estelle Billingsley

Francis Estelle & Elvert E. Billingsley

Estelle, 92, of Okanogan, died April 26, 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents Wesley and Maud Bennett, eight brothers and sisters, and one grandchild, Ritchie Murphy.

Elvert, 95, of Okanogan, died May 26, 2012. Elvert was preceded in death by his parents Arthur and Myra Billingsley, seven brothers and sisters and grandchild, Ritchie Murphy.

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Myrtle E. Ort

Myrtle ‘Sis’ Ellena (Black) Ort

Myrtle E. Ort, 92, a long-time resident of the Spokane-Cheney area, passed away on May 15, 2012 in her sleep, after a long and courageous battle from complications of a stroke.

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Richard Alan Blackhall

Richard Alan Blackhall

Richard Alan Blackhall, 67, of Tonasket, died May 16, 2012 at Spokane, Wash., due to injuries he sustained March 30, 2012.

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Warren L. Zesiger

Warren L. Zesiger

There will be a celebration of life service for Warren L. Zesiger, Thursday, May 24, 2012, 10 a.m. at the Molson Grange. Warren passed away at his home in Molson, attended by his loving wife Renee on May 15, 2012.

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David Albert Farrar

David Albert Farrar

David Albert Farrar wandered into this world in Seattle, Wash., on Nov. 17, 1949, thanks to Lucille Walters and Donald Farrar, and has now rejoined them in heaven.

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Cleora Levonn Smith

Cleora Levonn Smith

Cleora Levonn Smith, 75 of Oroville, passed away May 6, 2012 at home. She was born July 31, 1936 in Wyandotte, Okla. to parents Charles Olemun and Cora Harris.

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James M. “Butch” Winslow Jr.

James M. ‘Butch’ Winslow Jr.

James M. “Butch” Winslow Jr., age 80, passed away on April 27, 2012 at the Nursing Home in Tonasket.

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Jackie Bradley

Jackie Bradley

Jackie Bradley was born in Portland, Ore. She moved to Okanogan as a young child. As a young adult she attended WSU, and later married Bob Bradley, being partners in life, politics and fun until Bob passed away in 2003.

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Sheri Lee Hill

Sheri Lee Hill, 62, passed away Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 in a Spokane hospital. She was born at Omak on Nov. 4, 1950, to Lester and Leona Hill.

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Steven C. Mattson

Steven C. Mattson

Steven C. Mattson, 77, of Tonasket, passed away the evening of March 18, 2012 at Mid Valley Hospital in Omak.

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