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Elizabeth Romine-Paparazzo

On Dec. 30, 2018, Elizabeth (Lisa) Romine-Paparazzo, Spokane, joined her mother, Ann, in Heaven after a long illness. She was born March 21, 1966 and graduated from Omak High School in 1984. She is survived by her husband, Roger Paparazzo ...

Eugene Sam Sr.

Nespelem, WA

Eugene “Gene” Sam Sr., 76, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018 in Spokane, Wash. Gene was born Friday, Aug. 14, 1942 to Harry M. and Christine James-Sam in their home near Buffalo Lake, just outside of Nespelem, Wash. A Roman ...

Rodney C. Maberry

Omak, WA

Rodney C. “Chuck” Maberry of Omak, Wash., passed away Jan. 1, 2019 at Mid-Valley Hospital. He was born in St. Helens, Ore. Aug. 22, 1943 and raised in the Noti, Ore area. He received his GED while in the service. ...

William E. Mackie

William “Dell” E. Mackie 1947-2018 William “Dell” E. Mackie passed away Oct. 4, 2018 after a massive stroke. Dell lived in Los Angeles, Calif. for over 30 years. He had been in poor health for several years. Dell was born ...

Joshua Brigman

Brewster, WA

Joshua Brigman, 41, of Brewster, Wash., passed away Dec. 26, 2018. He was born May 4, 1977 in Spokane, Wash., to Kurt D. Brigman and Starla Finn married Oct. 1, 2016. Josh lived and worked in Brewster and worked at ...

Darleen Verna Smith

Moses Lake, WA

Boots Smith, 80, passed away at the home of her youngest son, with her family by her side Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. She was born June 16, 1938 in Tonasket, Wash., to parents William Stalder and Verna Zachman Stalder. Boots ...

Nancy Taylor

Brewster, WA

Nancy Taylor, 76, died Dec. 11, 2018 near Monse, Wash. Brewster, Wash., was her residence but Spokane, Wash. was where she was born in 1942 and where her heart was. She loved being a travel agent and was a very ...

Bunny DeTro

Spokane, WA

On Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, Bunny DeTro went to be with Jesus, while residing at Avalon Care Center in Spokane, Wash. She was born Marguerite May Lambert (but her brother named her Bunny) on May 31, 1924 to Herbert and ...

Katherine Eleanor Hein

Fairbanks, AK

Katherine Eleanor Hein of Fairbanks, Alaska and South Cle Elum, Wash., passed away peacefully at home in Fairbanks, Oct. 9, 2018. Eleanor was born in 1929 to Phyllis and Ted Rooks. She was born in Cle Elum after her mother ...

Abe L. Windle

Okanogan, WA

Abe Windle, a life-long resident of Okanogan County, passed peacefully in Wenatchee, Wash. Dec. 11, 2018 with his daughter by his side. Abe was born Sept. 25, 1947 to Fay and Jeanne (Shaw) Windle of the Methow Valley. He attended ...

Joseph Lee Turk

Omak, WA

Beloved husband and father passed away suddenly in his sleep. Joe was born and raised in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, where he met and married Judith L. Renner-Andrews in 1967. Together they raised a blended family of six children, Sandra, Jeffry, ...

Leslie Wilson

Moses Lake, WA

Leslie Wilson of Moses Lake passed on Nov. 17, 2018 after a two-year battle with leukemia. He died peacefully at home surrounded by family. Les was born Aug. 9, 1945 in Omak, Wash. to Roy E. Wilson and Audrie Mae ...

Linda Genell Barrett

Linda Genell Barrett, 75, passed away Dec. 2, 2018 after an extended illness. She was born May 29, 1943 to Jesse and Virgie Butler in Searcy, Ark. In 1960, Linda met the love of her life while living in San ...

George O. Dickinson

Okanogan, WA

George passed away Friday, Dec. 7, surrounded by his family. He was born in Reardan, Wash. on Feb. 22, 1938 to Joseph and Eva Dickinson. George worked in the lumber industry, operated orchards and retired from driving school bus for ...

Doris Marie Hubbard

Doris Marie (Freel) Hubbard, 80, of Okanogan, Wash., passed away Dec. 8, 2018 from complications of a stroke. Doris was born Oct. 4, 1938 in Omak, Wash., to Clyde B Freel and Pearl O (Baker) Freel. She was the third ...

Delwin Zornes

Delwin ‘Dick’ Zornes 1950-2018 Delwin "Dick" Zornes, 68, went to live with the Lord Nov. 24, 2018, after a long illness. Dick was born Jan. 7, 1950. Dick will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Buffie Davis-Zornes. Dick is survived ...

Richard Allen Hake

Conconully, WA

Richard “Richie” Allen Hake, 63, passed away Nov. 13, 2018. He was born in California April 25, 1955. He was raised in Seattle, Wash. He worked for 36 years at Washington Natural Gas/Puget Sound Energy, and retired in Omak, Wash. ...

Mildred Jean Godwin

Tonasket, WA

Mildred Jean Godwin, 75, of Tonasket, Wash., went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Dec. 4, 2018. Jean was born in Amarillo, Texas Sept. 22, 1943 to Robert Carl Dane and Mildred (Shelby) Dane. Her ...

William Albert Grunst

Oroville, WA

Bill was called to heaven to join his wife, Liz, just short of what would have been their 62nd wedding anniversary this month. Raised in Marcus and Evans, Wash., Bill excelled in athletics to later become the Oroville High School ...

Ricky Lynn Bowling

Omak, WA

Ricky Lynn (Rick) Bowling, 61, of Omak, Wash., passed away at home unexpectedly in the early hours of Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 of coronary heart failure. Rick was born Jan. 11, 1957 in Omak, to Bobby and Joyce Bowling. He ...