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Sharon Dorsten

Sharon Lee Dorsten, 79, died March 19, 2015, from ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). She was born Aug. 5, 1935, in Selma, Calif., to Gretta and Carl Telquist. She moved to Seattle at age 4. She attended Holy Names Academy, Lincoln ...

Howard Mitchell

April 29, 1920-March 24, 2015 Dr. Howard E. Mitchell, 95 of Bellingham, Wash., after a life well-lived, has now joined his wife Jeanne and his son Richard. Howard was born in 1920 in Wauconda, Wash., to Hannah and Glenn Mitchell. ...

Dale Hill Sr.

Dale William Hill Sr., 71, of Everett, Wash., died March 22, 2015. “Bill” Hill, son of Dale and Mable Hill and husband of Linda Anthony Hill, passed away at his home in Omak, Wash. He is survived by his loving ...

Jeff Sackman

June 5, 1960-March 25, 2015 Jeff Sackman, 54, died March 25, 2015, doing what he absolutely loved-logging. Jeff was always happiest outdoors, hunting, fishing or simply looking for shed horns. He was a good ole country boy with a heart ...

Allan Pheasant

Allan James Pheasant, age 79, passed away peacefully March 25, 2015 at his home in Ephrata, Wash., with his wife and his two youngest children and son-in-law by his side on Wednesday. Allan was born and grew up in Tonasket, ...

Harry Sanford Jr.

Harry Gallup Sanford Jr., 82, Omak, Wash., passed away at his home on Dec. 30, 2014. He was born in Denver, Colo., on Dec. 17, 1932 to Harry Gallup Sanford, Sr. and Ruth Wood Sanford. He joined older sister, Lucietta ...

Jerry Fraley

Jerry Lee Fraley passed away at his home on Johnson Creek Road Feb. 24, 2015, surrounded by his family. He was born May 11, 1934, on the family farm in Stevens, Ken., and was the fifth of 10 brothers and ...

Sheila Ann Fournier

Sheila Ann Marie Fournier, 63, of Omak, Wash., died March 17, 2015, of natural causes. Born Sheila Ann Benefield, on Oct. 29, 1951, in Long Beach, Calif., Sheila was the daughter of Devereaux and Priscilla (Pemberton) Benefield. She is survived ...

Alton Weipah

Alton “Weep” W. Weipah, 66 of Nespelem, Wash., died at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Wash., on March 13, 2015. He was born on May 24, 1948, in Nespelem, where he attended various schools in the area. He received ...

John Figenshow

John Abraham Figenshow, 96, was a proud native of Tonasket, born to homesteading parents, Knut Hjalmar and Gjertrude (Anderson) Figenschou on July 28, 1918. He died Monday, March 2, 2015, after hospitalization for multiple infections with his family honoring his ...

Lydia Wallace

Lydia Wallace, 95, died March 22, 2015. She was born Feb. 13, 1920, to Martin Feddersen and Katherine Wildermuth Feddersen. She had six children, several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Havillah ...

Paula Crofoot

Paula Crofoot, 84, of Twin Falls, Idaho, passed away Feb. 22, 2015. She was born June 7, 1930. She is remembered by her children; Paul Baines, Jackie Havre, Ken Crofoot, Ron Crofoot, Leslie Crofoot, Nickie Stewart, Kathy Struchen, and all ...

Ronald Wylet

Ronald R. Wylet passed away March 5, 2015. He was born on July 20, 1934, to Isabel and Roy Wylet in Bonner's Ferry, Idaho. Ron was the youngest of four children and the only son. His family moved to Butte, ...

Duane Partridge

Duane Edward Partridge, 83, passed away peacefully March 8, 2015, in Longview, Wash. Duane was born March 15, 1932, to Cecil and Zella Partridge. Living in the Omak area for most of his life, he met and married his high ...

Florence Seay

Florence Gayle Seay, 93, of Tonasket and formerly of Malott, Wash., died March 8, 2015, at the North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket, Wash. Florence was born to James and Eleanora Evans on August 25, 1921, in Seattle, Wash. She ...

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