Jean Elaine Curtis, 86, of Oroville, Wash., died February 5, 2014 at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket. She was born to Max and Julia Fiarbairn on January 24, 1928 in Wenatchee, Wash.
Jean lived most of her life in Oroville. She married W.R. (Bill) Curtis on August 1, 1948, who preceded her in death after 79 years of marriage.
Jean was best known for her love of horses and the ability to train, ride and show them. She could be seen riding or driving her horses around town.
She is survived by her four children: Dean, Donald, Corene and David Curtis; brothers Bob and Jim Stribling; sisters Pat Morgan and Alice Rice; five grandchildren; nine great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren
At Jean’s and her family’s request, no services will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the United States Armed Forces Legacy Project c/o US Bank, P.O. Box 854, Tonasket, WA 98855
Bergh Funeral Service of Oroville/Tonasket in care of arrangements.