Bertha was born on April 24, 1927 to Ade and Iona Utt in Riverside, Wash. She was raised in the Lime Belt on South Pine Creek and has been there all of her 84 years.
Gertrude P. Sawtells, age 94, of Oroville died July 13 at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket. She was born July 18, 1916 in Allen, Neb., to Alfred and Maude Borg.
Margaret Jennings died Oct. 9, 2010, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Margaret, the daughter of Thomas W. Martin and Valborg C. Martin, was born March 5, 1918, in Mansfield, Wash.
In this week’s progressive opinion our leftist columnists try to make the point that it is patriotic to pay your taxes. I couldn’t agree more.
Some of our nation’s biggest corporations are planning a tax holiday and they want you to pick up the tab.
Robert “Bob” F. Bourn, age 87, of Oroville, died June 23, 2011 in Seattle, Wash. He was born Feb. 21, 1924 in Cashmere, Wash., to Robert and Vearl Bourn.
Rena G. Lewis, 94, was born June 20, 1916 in Molson (Circle City), Wash., and passed away on June 11, 2011 at Valley Medical Center in Renton, Wash.
In loving memory of Marion “Ed” Edmond Ballard who died at home after a long illness on May 31, 2011.
Barbara Gay (Kendall) Utzinger, age 92, passed away March 8, 2011 at the Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee.
Roberta Nelson Campbell died at her home on June 10, 2011 after a brief illness.