Obituaries for November 2006

Obituary

John Oroville Sparks

John Oroville Sparks, 93, of Omak, Wash. passed away at Mid-Valley Hospital Monday, Nov. 20, 2006. He was born Aug. 19, 1913 in Malo, Wash. to Robert and Ella Sparks. He attended Malo Elementary School and graduated from Riverside High ...

Nancy Carol Lewis

Nancy Carol Lewis, 61, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006. Nancy began her adventure of life in Canon City, Colo., Nov. 12, 1945. From there she ventured to California then to New Mexico. She then stayed in Washington, where ...

Nell Jackson

Nell Jackson, 85, of Omak and a longtime resident of Nespelem, died on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2006 at home in Omak. Nell was born March 24, 1921, a daughter of William and Fannie (Stevenson) Harrison. She grew up and received ...

Rose Mae Nanamkin

Nespelem, WA

Rose Mae Nanamkin was born in Tonasket, Wash. on Sept. 22, 1934. Her parents were Juanita and Bud Gallaher. Rose was the oldest of six siblings, Dolores "Toots", James, Sharon, Robert "Bob", and Jody "Blondie". Rose attended Nespelem School and ...

Albert E. Short

Omak, WA

Albert E. Short, 77, of Omak, Wash., formerly of Yakima, quietly passed away Thursday morning, Nov. 16, 2006 at his son's home in Omak. Dad was born in Yakima to Ernest and Rose (Gaudette) Short. He was raised in Yakima ...

Catherine Marie Martin Carter

Catherine Marie Martin Carter, 85, of Omak, Wash., passed away at home Nov. 11, 2006, after a ten-year struggle with Alzheimer's disease. Catherine was born in Mansfield, Wash., Dec. 13, 1920, to Thomas Warren Martin and Valborg Christine Martinsen Martin, ...

Sylvia Rose Flores

Omak, WA

Sylvia Rose Flores, 58, of Omak, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2006 at Harbor View Medical Center in Seattle, Wash. Sylvia was born Sept. 28, 1948 in Portland, Ore. to Ben and Mary (Gua) Flores. She grew up in Gresham, Ore. ...

Laurence Haeberle

Laurence 'Larry' Haeberle (8/12/1927-11/11/2006) died peacefully, surrounded by his loving family. Larry was born in Omak, Wash. to George and Eleanor Haeberle. His mother was a descendent of the Colville Indian Tribe; she died when he was a child. He ...

Ellis Steven Hayes

Omak, WA

In Loving Memory Ellis Steven "Doc" Hayes, 57, of Omak, Wash. passed away at Mid-Valley Hospital Nov. 2, 2006. He was born June 20, 1949 in Portland, Ore. to George Ellis Hayes and Beulah Mohr. Steve Hayes enlisted in the ...

Zelda Gourneau Elsey

Nespelem, WA

Zelda Elsey, 91, of Nespelem, passed away Nov. 17, 2006 at the Tribal Convalescent Center in Nespelem. Zelda Elsey was born in Belcourt, N.D., Sept. 5, 1914 to Joseph Gourneau and Eliza McCloud. She was the thirteenth child of thirteen. ...

Kathryn Hancock Pfeifer

Kathryn 'Kaye' Hancock Pfeifer, cherished and adored by her family, left this world on Monday, Nov. 6, 2006, after a long, courageous fight with cancer. She was considered the miracle patient at the Cancer Research Center at the University of ...

Ray D. Nissen

Belvedere, WA

As the sun set Sunday on the mighty Columbia, so it did also on one of its devoted sons. On the evening of Sept. 17, 2006, Ray D. Nissen, 71, a man greatly loved by family and friends, went to ...

Larry Steven Stuedkle

Larry was born to Victor and Ardis Stueckle Powell on December 29, 1951. He grew up on the family farm near Clyde, Wash. Larry attended the old Clyde School his first two years then finished his schooling in Prescott, where ...

Phyllis Mannino

Omak, WA

Phyllis Mannino, 83, of Omak, Washington, passed away in Tonasket, Wash. on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006. She had been suffering from Alzheimer's Disease since 1998. Born to Carroll and Olive Hess on a dairy farm near Taneytown, Md., April 22, ...

Edward Corey

Edgewood, WA

Edward “Ray” Corey was born Jan. 21, 1931 in Morton, Wash. and passed away at his family home in Edgewood, Wash., Oct. 13, 2006. He is survived by his mother, Beatrice Corey; sister, Betty and Floyd Kennedy of Tonasket, Wash; ...

Norman C. Utigard

Omak, WA

Longtime Okanogan County resident, Norman C. Utigard, 79, died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006, at Okanogan-Douglas District Hospital in Brewster, Wash., after an extended illness. He was born March 23, 1927 in Omak to Olav T. Utigard and Alida H. Oakes ...

William Ray Randall

Gone Hunting William Ray (Bill) Randall was born to Francis Jay (Frank) Randall and Mamie G. Fuller Randall on July 10, 1939, at his parents home on the Tucannon in Columbia County, Wash. Frank Randall went to work for the ...

Chad Chaz Bush

Okanogan, WA

Cody Chaz Bush, 16, Okanogan, Wash., died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006 at his home. Cody was born Feb. 21, 1990 at Penticton, British Columbia. His parents were Jody and Melinda Bush. Cody grew up in Okanogan County and went to ...

Larry Dublin

Tonasket, WA

Larry Dublin, 71, of Tonasket, Wash. died on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006 at the North Valley Hospital in Tonasket, WA. Larry was born October 23, 1935 in Palmersville, Tenn. to William (Doc) and Juanita Dublin. Larry was Irish-Cherokee Indian and ...

Donald Ray Kendall

Omak, WA

Donald Ray Kendall Omak Donald Ray Kendall died at his home in Omak on Oct. 30, 2006. He unfailingly maintained a positive and courageous attitude during his terminal battle with Lou Gehrig's Disease. We are inspired by his dignified nature ...