Obituaries for October 2005

Obituary

Abraham Lincoln Best Sr.

Omak, WA

Abraham Lincoln ‘Link’ Best, Sr., was born Feb. 12, 1928, near Tonasket, Wash.; as the second son of Arthur and Lillian Best. Abraham died at his home, in Omak, Wash., Oct. 16, 2005. The family of Link believes that he ...

Jeanne Elizabeth Woodward Smith

Our Mom, Jeanne Elizabeth Woodard Smith, went home to be with her Lord Savior, Jesus Christ, Oct. 14, 2005. We are so happy for her but miss her so much. She was born in Spokane to Doris Elizabeth (Biles) Williams ...

Ivy Elizabeth Neumann

Our sweet little angel was silently born into our lives Oct. 8, 2005. Though our time with her was short, she made an incredible impact on the lives of everyone who loved her. Ivy showed us that life is very ...

Vern C. Bevis

Riverside, WA

Vern C. "Beaver" Bevis, 84, of Riverside died on Friday, Oct. 14, 2005, at Spokane, Wash. He was born Aug. 11, 1921, at Pocatello, Idaho to parents, Paul and Virginia Bevis. Vern moved to Okanogan Valley when he was 12 ...

Billie Vern Van Brunt

Yakima, WA

Beloved father, grandfather and friend to all he met. Passed away Oct. 3, 2005 at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, Yakima. He was born Dec. 22, 1915 to Walter and Myrtle Van Brunt. His education in school and life was varied ...

Roberta Ann Ziegler Johnson Hendric

It broke our hearts to lose you, But you didn't go alone, for part of us went with you, The day God called you home. Roberta 'Bobby' Ann Ziegler Johnson Hendrick was born April 3, 1929 in White Salmon, Wash., ...

Christine Maage Ellis

Crumbacher, WA

Christine Maage Ellis, 60, died Sept. 29, 2005 at her home in Crumbacher, where she has spent the last 24 years of her life with her loving husband of 30 years, Frank, and their two sons, Buck and Erik. Born ...

Dorthea Elizabeth Greeley

Dorthea Elizabeth Greeley, 93, died Sept. 30, 2005. She was born in Norton, Kan., Sept. 13, 1912, to Harry and Addie Fleisher. Her father, a Methodist minister, moved the family to a church in Riverside. Dorthea graduated from Okanogan High ...

Elaine Lewis Dowd

Elaine Lewis Dowd was born March 29, 1928 in Omak, Wash., to Newt and Christabel Lewis. She met her husband, Tom Dowd, while working at the Crown Willamette Inn in Camas during the war. They had five children; Tom, Mary, ...

J. Barbara Judd

Malott, WA

Longtime Okanogan County rancher, Joanne Barbara Judd, 75, of Malott, Wash., peacefully passed away at her home overlooking the Okanogan River, Sept. 29, 2005. The last days of her courageous battle with cancer were spent surrounded by loving family and ...