Obituaries for March 2005

Obituary

Kenneth Lee Martin

Methow, WA

Kenneth Lee Martin was born in Kansas City, Mo., May 14, 1934, died March 22, 2005. Kenneth served in the U.S. Army and was stationed at Fort Ord, Calif. where he learned to cook. That was the beginning of a ...

Enid Lewis Frink

Camas, WA

Enid Frink, of Camas, Wash., passed away Monday, March 21, 2005, in Vancouver. She was born Sept. 21, 1911, in Pateros, Wash. to George and Lotta Ives where she grew up. She married Henry Lewis and they moved to Omak, ...

John Patrick Morris

Peshastin, WA

John Patrick Morris, 54, a resident of Peshastin and a former resident of Sunnyside, died late Monday evening, March 21, 2005, at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, Wash. John was born to Don and Patricia (Webb) Morris on July 11, ...

Richard F. Adams

Conconully, WA

Richard F. Adams, 74, of Conconully passed away March 5, 2005. He was born in Gerber, Calif., and raised in Vallejo, Calif., and Sacramento, Calif.. He graduated from Sacramento High in 1950. Richard worked as a general contractor in construction ...

Lucile C. Thurlow

Twisp, WA

Lucile C. Thurlow was born Nov. 5, 1904, to Archie and Ethel Norris of Bellingham, Wash. and passed away on March 17, 2005, at her home in Twisp, Wash. She accomplished many things during her life. Lucile was educated in ...

Mable Irene Canterbury Nordin

Mable Irene (Canterbury) Nordin, 79, passed away on March 23, 2005, at the Hansen House where she has been living for almost two years. She was born July 19, 1925, in Tonasket, Wash. to Art and Minnie (Cumbo) Canterbury. She ...

Donald E. Ewer

Tacoma, WA

Donald E. Ewer, born Sept. 29, 1928 in Synarep, Wash, passed away March 13, 2005 in Tacoma, WA. Donald is survived by his wife, Shirley; sons, Darren (Heidi) Ewer, Gary (Robin) Ewer; daughter, Lynette (John) Droke; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; ...

Gail D. Denney

Tonasket, WA

Gail D. Denney, 81, passed away on March 14, 2005, at the North Valley Nursing Home in Tonasket, Wash. Gail was born Nov. 25, 1923 in Madison County, Ark., to parents, Andrew and Laura Denney. He married Fern Davis Aug. ...

Dorothy Jean Short

Omak, WA

Dorothy Jean Short, 75, Omak, Wash., quietly passed away Friday morning, March 18, 2005. She was born March 19, 1929 in Yakima, Wash. to Leslie and Nora Burgess. She was raised and educated in Yakima graduating from Yakima High School. ...

William Walters Sr.

Omak, WA

William Walters Sr., was born in Braunsbach, Germany on July 25, 1905 to Fredrick and Pauline Walter, the eldest of three brothers and four sisters. As the eldest son, he was to inherit the family farm but at the age ...

Ola Eva Michelsen

Ola Eva (Stevens) Michelsen was born March 30, 1913, to Boda and Zona Stevens in Rhea, Okla. The family moved to Wyoming and Montana for a time and settled in Tonasket, Wash. where she attended school and worked in apple ...

Dorothy Greening Armstrong

Riverside, WA

Dorothy Greening Armstrong, 68, lifelong Riverside resident, passed away at her home on March 5, 2005. She was born Oct. 9, 1938 in Spokane, Wash. to Dorothy and Ed Greening. Dorothy retired from being the Riverside Postmaster in 1998. She ...

Faye C. Henderson

Tonasket, WA

Faye C. Henderson, 94, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005. She was born in Weber Falls, Okla. to George and Minnie Carter. As a young girl she moved with her family to Okanogan County. Faye married Ralph Henderson on ...

Vera Hannah Swain

Vera Hannah Swain, 98, was born Hannah Elvira Erickson July 18, 1906, to Carl and Signe Erickson in Dalerna, Sweden. As a young child, she immigrated with her family through Ellis Island, first to Minnesota and then to Anaconda, Mont. ...

Gene Hernandez

Omak, WA

Gene Hernandez, 71, of Omak died Wednesday, March 9, 2005 after her battle with emphysema. She was born June 1, 1933 to George and Myrtle Schenk in Menominee, Minn. She graduated from Saint Mary’s High School Academy, Milwaukee, Wis. She ...

Robert H. Welch

Omak, WA

Robert H. Welch, 82, of Omak passed away suddenly Wednesday morning, March 2, 2005. He was born Sept. 12, 1922, in Eldarado, Kansas. He graduated high school in 1941 in Sumner, Wash., and enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1942. ...

Delbert W. Reil

Okanogan, WA

Delbert Wayne Reil passed away at his home in Okanogan March 6, 2005. Del was born in Seattle, Wash. Nov. 11, 1948. He started his journey through life as a volunteer firefighter for the Redmond Fire Department. Years later, he ...

Lavon E. Mundinger

Kennewick, WA

Lavon E. Mundinger, of Kennewick, Wash., passed away Feb. 17, 2005. She was born in Wenatchee June 19, 1925, to Wilbur Elder and Mae Pfueller Elder. Lavon retired as a music teacher to help her husband, John, run the family ...

William F. Creveling

Methow Valley, WA

“ . . . and the cowboy rode away.” It’s the end of an era and the “the cowboy rode away.” William F. Crevling’s life exemplifies the story of the Old West, and a true cowboy and rancher’s life. William ...

Kenneth O. Smith

Tonasket, WA

Kenneth O. Smith, 77, of Tonasket, Wash., went to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, Feb. 28, 2005. He was born July 9, 1927 in Longview, Wash., the son of Bernard F. and Laura M. (Owen) Smith. He grew ...