Obituaries for February 2005

Obituary

Billy Lenhart

Former Omak, WA resident

Billy Lenhart passed away Nov. 10, 2004 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Omak, Wash. May 19, 1943. He went to Omak schools until his sophomore year when the family moved to the Seattle area. He ...

John Austin Dickinson

Okanogan, WA

John 'Jack' Austin Dickinson was born Jan. 31, 1914 to Austin Isaac and Marie Claire Dickinson in Sandpoint, Idaho. He was the first of two sons, his brother Franklin James was born June 11, 1916. His parents moved to Riverside, ...

Roy Emerson Davis

Omak, WA

Roy Emerson Davis, 100, passed away at the Katimbang House in Omak, Wsh., Feb. 12, 2005. Roy Emerson Davis was born Sept. 18, 1904, to John Emerson and Ruth Augusta (nee Branstine) Davis on the family farm just south of ...

Paul Schumann

Omak, WA

Paul was born July 10, 1920, in Salem, Ore. He was the son of William Frederick Paul and Mable (Ziese) Schumann. The family later moved to Vancouver where Paul attended school and later went to Portland Jr. College. He enlisted ...

Theodore Melvin Erickson

Hunters, WA

Mel Erickson, 64, a ten year resident of the Hunters area and a retired school teacher, passed away Feb. 13, 2005 at his home. He was born March 13, 1940 in Issaquah, Wash. the son of Theodore and Mildred Erickson. ...

Robert A. Deering

Robert A. Deering, 45, was born on March 26, 1959, and passed away in his home surrounded by family Feb. 3, 2005, after a courageous fight with cancer. Rob’s family and friends love him and will miss him greatly. He ...

Mariellen Friebus Pike

Vancouver, WA

Mariellen (Friebus) Pike, 68, of Vancouver, Wash., passed away at the Hospice Care Center Feb. 1, 2005. She was born May 31, 1936 in Omak, Wash. to Paul and Hilda (Klotz) Friebus. Mariellen lived in Omak and Okanogan from 1936-1963. ...

Mae Elizabeth Dykes Judd

Okanogan, WA

Mae Elizabeth Judd, 78, passed away Feb. 6, 2005 at Golden Years Assisted Living, Riverside. Mae was born to Bernie and Catherine Dykes at their home near Okanogan Jan. 29, 1927. After graduating from Okanogan High School, she worked at ...

Ruth Irene Litch Wert

Republic, WA

Ruth Irene Litch Wert, 89, of Republic, Wash., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005, at the Ferry County Memorial Hospital Nursing Home in Republic, where she has resided the past 5½ years. Ruth was born Feb. 27, 1915, in Moscow, ...

Richard Griffith Dart

Oroville, WA

Richard Griffith Dart, 77, passed away in his home Saturday, Feb. 12, 2005 of complications stemming from Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS). He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Kathryn Dart; his brother, Dwight; and three grandchildren. He ...

Victor Jacobsen

Victor Jacobsen, 92, went to the “Lord” Jan. 28, 2005. Victor and his wife moved from Omak and lived at Panorama City in Lacey. Victor is survived by his wife, Arlene; son, Wayne; daughter, Carol Ann; brother, Ray; sister, Ella; ...

Charles Milton Holtzinger

A pillar of our family passed away Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005. Charles Milton Holtzinger, 71, beloved patriarch and friend, died peacefully at home after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. Charlie lived for the full experiences of life. He loved ...

Fred Ammann

Fred Ammann, former Pine Creek and Tonasket resident, passed away Jan. 12, 2005 in the Philippines. He was born to Fritz and Frieda Ammann, Feb. 1, 1928 in Tonasket. Fred enlisted in the U.S. Army, March 24, 1946. He retired ...

Dave William Baldwin

Okanogan, WA

Dave William Baldwin passed away Jan. 18, 2005, at Valley Care Center in Okanogan, Wash.. He was born Sept. 28, 1934, in Freewater, Ore., to Alvie Wesley Baldwin and Letha Sarrah Barnett Baldwin. He met and married Jeannie Adams at ...

Dorothy Alexander Canfield

Dorothy Canfield, 92, spent most of her life in the Okanogan Valley and parts of Washington. She was born in Almira, Wash. in 1912. Her father was a photographer who traveled around the county with the first house on wheels, ...

Matt H. Snyder

Grand Coulee, WA

Matt H. Snyder, 88, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2005, at Coulee Community Hospital in Grand Coulee. He was born in Aeneas Valley, Wash., Feb. 13, 1916, to August and Helen Snyder. He attended the one-room schoolhouse in Aeneas where ...

Raymond L. Nicholson

Omak, WA

Raymond L. Nicholson, 62, of Omak, Wash. passed away due to extended illness Jan. 4, 2005 at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. He was born in Ellisforde, Wash. June 16, 1942 to Narcisse and Cecelia Nicholson. He graduated from Tonasket ...

Pauline B. Curtis

Tonasket, WA

Pauline B. Curtis, 68, passed away Friday, Jan. 21, 2005 in the North Valley Nursing Home in Tonasket, Wash. Pauline was born March 28, 1938 in Rexford, Mont. to Alden and Annetta White. She graduated from Lincoln County High School ...