Obituaries for March 2006

Obituary

Jack K. Graves

Okanogan, WA

Jack K. Graves, 84, of Okanogan, passed away March 21, 2006 at Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak, Wash., after an extended illness. Jack was born Feb. 16, 1922 on his grandfather’s homestead by Leader Lake. As a young man he worked ...

Gladys M. Rawley

Tonasket, WA

Gladys M. Rawley, age 85, of Tonasket passed away peacefully after a brief bout with cancer, with her family by her side on Sunday, March 19, 2006. She was born Aug. 20, 1920 in Riverside, Wash., to Edward and Frances ...

Tyler A. Thompson

Omak, WA

Tyler was tragically taken from us in a snowmobiling accident on March 19, 2006. He was 17 years old. Tyler was born on Dec. 26, 1988 in Omak, Wash. Growing up he was an energetic child, always in motion. He ...

Faye I. Lloyd

Okanogan, WA

Faye I. Lloyd Okanogan Faye I. Lloyd, 93, of Waterville/Okanogan, died March 13, 2006 at the Cornerstone Assisted Living in Waterville, Wash. Faye was born Nov. 16, 1912 in Lincoln, Neb. Faye married Francis W. Lloyd on April 13, 1946 ...

Margaret Louise Melvin

Our dear little Peggy was born March 26, 1950 and joined her beloved brother, Doug, in Heaven on July 17, 2005 in Kona Community Hospital, Hawaii. By her bedside was her mother, Margi, her aunts, Mary (Tacoma) and Louise (Fresno), ...

Naomi M. Houtz

Lacey, WA

Naomi M. Houtz, 86, passed away Friday, March 17, 2006 at St. Peters Hospital in Olympia, Wash. She was born to Herman and Sylvia Williams on April 19, 1919 in Cheney, Wash. Her and her family moved to the Molson/Chesaw ...

Bob Dow Sr.

Paso Robles, CA

Master Sergeant Robert Wayne Dow Sr., a beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend was born April 5, 1927, and passed away peacefully March 11, 2006, in Paso Robles, Calif. Bob was a very proud Marine whom served for 24 years. ...

Willard C. Fritz

Omak, WA

Willard C. Fritz, 87, of Omak, Wash. passed away at Valley Care Center in Okanogan, Wash. on Friday, March 3, 2006. Willard was born July 21, 1918 to Charles and Nora (Hosheit) Fritz at home in the house his father ...

Henry Anthony Nilles

Twisp, WA

Hank Nilles, 77, of Twisp, passed away March 10, 2006 at home following a long battle with cancer. Hank was born to George and Ruth (Campbell) Nilles in Leahy, Wash. on Nov. 6, 1928. Hank attended school in Leahy and ...

Maxine Gunn

Okanogan, WA

Maxine Gunn, 74, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2006 at Valley Care Center in Okanogan, Wash. She was born to Roy E. and Audrey D. Stout on Dec. 5, 1931. She is survived by her husband, Joe Kobe; three daughters, ...

Margaret Ann Finley

Omak, WA

A real treasure was lost on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 26, 2006 with the passing of Margaret Ann Finley, 82, of Omak. She retreated peacefully in her home surrounded by family, after a long bout with cancer. Marge was born in ...

Byron Haley McClanahan

Omak, WA

Byron Haley McClanahan, born Jan. 22, 1926 in Rowena, Texas, passed away Friday, March 3, 2006 in Omak. Byron graduated from Texas A&M in 1949 with a degree in Animal Husbandry. He taught high school vocational agriculture in Toppenish and ...

Jewell Dean Hill

Omak, WA

Joe was born on Sept. 6, 1936 in Monarch, Ark. to Lon and Lula Hill. When he was a boy, he and his family moved to Yakima, Wash. area. He graduated from high school at Cowiche, Wash. A good part ...

Annabelle Mae Darwood

Omak, WA

With great sorrow Arthur “Bud” Darwood announces the passing of his beloved wife. After nearly 57 years of marriage, Annabelle Mae died at their new home in Omak after a brief battle with cancer. Blessedly, Mae had been cared for ...

Duane Allen Mathews

Vancouver, WA

Duane Allen Mathews, beloved son, brother, uncle and friend, passed away Feb. 14, 2006, in Vancouver, Wash., following a sudden illness. Duane was born in Eugene, Ore., Sept. 24, 1969, to Clifford and Kandace (Walicki) Mathews. He graduated from Kamiakin ...

Ellen J. Coffey

Omak, WA

Ellen J. Coffey died at her home in Omak surrounded by her family on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006. Ellen was born June 21, 1925, to Anton and Mary Dinger in Winona, Mo. The family moved from Missouri to Kansas and ...

Frank D. Cox

Anchorage, AK

Frank D. Cox, 70, former director of the Alaska Small Business Administration, died Jan. 6, 2006, at his home in Anchorage, Alaska, after a long struggle with cancer. A celebration of his life was held on Feb. 12, 2006, at ...

Mildred Mary Laurie Morgan

Millie was born on May 7, 1924 to Melvin and Hildegarde Laurie. She passed away on Friday, Feb. 10, 2006 after spending almost a week in Harborview Hospital after an acute illness. Her family would like to express their thanks ...

Calvin Boda Stevens

La Conner, WA

Calvin Boda Stevens, 83, of La Conner, Wash. died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006 at Island Hospital in Anacortes, Wash., with his loving family at his side. He was born Oct. 26, 1922, in Hardin, Mont., the son of Boda and ...