Obituaries for October 2006

Obituary

Laura Cowmeadow Ambrose

Omak, WA

Laura Cowmeadow Ambrose Omak Laura Cowmeadow Ambrose, 93, passed away on Oct. 21, 2006 in Omak, Wash. Laura was born March 10, 1913 in New Castle, Penn. Laura graduated from New Castle High School and Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania. ...

Benjamin Bonnell Estes

Malott, WA

Ben, 73, of Malott, Wash. “Went upstairs to heaven to join his family and friends.” He will be greatly missed but NEVER forgotten. He was born in Bend, Ore. Growing up with his dad, mom and brother, they moved a ...

Sarah Lynn Skipper

Snohomish, WA

Sarah Lynn Skipper, 33 of Snohomish passed away on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006 at the home of her parents in Snohomish following a two-year battle with colon cancer. She was born Sept. 7, 1973 in Great Falls, Mont. Sarah graduated ...

Robert Henry Neal

Oroville, WA

Robert Henry “Bob” Neal, 79, of Oroville, Wash. passed away Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006 at his home in Oroville. Bob was born Nov. 27, 1926 in Govan, Wash. to Terrell Howard Neal and Ida Maybelle (Menke) Neal. After living a ...

Retha Angeiline Fisher

Brewster, WA

Retha Angeiline Fisher Brewster Retha Angeiline Fisher was born to John Wesley Deatherage and Myrtle (Talley) Deatherage on June 19, 1930 at Argosy, Ark. She passed away on Sept. 27, 2006 at the Okanogan-Douglas District Hospital in Brewster. At the ...

William K. Donaldson

Mt. Hull, WA

William K. Donaldson, 58, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006 after a 5-month struggle with pancreatic cancer. He was with friends and in the straw bale house he built near Mt Hull. Bill was born in ...

Theodore True Bethards

Redmond, WA

Theodore True "Ted" Bethards, 82, passed away peacefully after a heart attack on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006 at Overlake Hospital with his family at his side. Ted was born on Oct. 29, 1924 in Ephrata, Wash. He was the son ...

Lois Nelson Tilton

Ephrata, WA

Lois (Nelson) Tilton, 88, a longtime resident of Ephrata, Wash., passed away Sunday, Oct. 1, 2006 at Columbia Basin Hospital in Ephrata. She was born April 30, 1918 to Edward and Edith Nelson in Wenatchee and was raised in Okanogan. ...

Phyllis Rowena Hahn

Okanogan, WA

Phyllis Rowena Hahn went to be with the Lord on Sept. 23, 2006, two days before her 90th birthday. She was at Valley Care Center, Okanogan, where she had resided since 1993. Phyllis was born Sept. 25, 1916 in Phillipsburg, ...

Jo Ann Gordon

Omak, WA

Jo Ann Gordon, 73, of Omak died Sept. 27, 2006 at the Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, Wash. She was born May 22, 1933 in Opelika, Ala. to Marion W. and Jettie P. Wilkins (Taylor). Jo Ann attended school in ...

D.Etta Hunter Gibson

All friends and family are invited and encouraged to come celebrate the life of D.Etta Gibson. A "Celebration of Life" Memorial will be held on Oct. 15, 2006 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Fly-by-foto Studio at 10 ...

Pearl Jane McConnell

Pearl Jane McConnell was born in Dayton, Wash., to Fred and Mattie McConnell. Pearl was the oldest of three children. She graduated from high school in Starbuck, Wash. and then she and her sister graduated from Business College in Spokane ...

Carroll M. Johnson

Omak, WA

Carroll M. Johnson Omak Carroll M. Johnson, 84, of Omak, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006 at Central Washington Hospital. He was born on Dec. 7, 1921 in Iowa. Carroll was a carpenter and cabinet maker and worked most ...

Donald E. Fowlkes

Donald E. Fowlkes passed away Aug. 31, 2006 in Spokane, WA from coronary artery disease which he had been battling with for years. Donald was born Dec. 21, 1931 to Edward and Inez Fowlkes in Hulett, WY where he grew ...

Jackie Willis

Hymerra, IN

Jackie “Joe” Willis, 49, died unexpectedly at home on Sept. 26, 2006 in Hymerra, Ind. He was born Aug. 16, 1957 in Napa, Calif. to Richard and Fay Willis. He moved to Okanogan County when he was 11 years old. ...

Norman Woodrow Lund II

Anacortes, WA

Norman Woodrow Lund, 63, went home to his Lord, Sept. 13, 2006, after a 1½ year battle with cancer. Norman was born on June 19, 1943 in Los Angeles, Calif. to Betty Jane (Burke) Lund and Norman W. W. Lund. ...

Rozella Ann Widell

Okanogan, WA

Rozella Ann "Rose" Widell, 78, of Okanogan, passed away Friday, Sept. 22, 2006 in Okanogan. Rose was born March 9, 1928 in Mitchell, S.D., the eighth of nine children born to Roy and Carrie Allington. Rose moved to the Toppenish ...