Obituaries for January 2007

Obituary

Thomas W. Brown Hunt

Formerly of Twisp, WA

Thomas W. Brown Hunt, 68, formerly of Twisp and Wenatchee, died at Longview, Wash. on Jan. 23, 2007. He was born to Dorothy Morse and Duward Brown on Oct. 21, 1938. They later divorced and he was adopted by his ...

Bernie Junior Dykes

Omak, WA

Bernie Junior Dykes, 77, of Omak, Wash. passed away Jan. 15, 2007 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He died in the same manner that he had lived, calmly, quietly, and peacefully- leaving behind a legacy of love ...

Thomas Martin Hopfer

Aberdeen, WA

Thomas Martin Hopfer, 63, a thirty-one year resident of Aberdeen, passed away Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007 after a two and a half year battle with cancer. Tom was born June 22, 1943 to Arno and Lena (Klotz) Hopfer in Spokane, ...

Emma Baldwin

Colfax, WA

Emma Baldwin, formerly of Colfax, passed away at Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak, Wash. on Thursday, January 25, 2007. She was born March 22, 1914, in Endicott, Wash., to Conrad and Elizabeth (Bafus) Schierman. She attended the Thera School and graduated ...

Lee F. Wilson

Carlton, WA

Lee Franklin Wilson, 71, of Carlton passed away Jan. 12, 2007 at the Okanogan-Douglas District Hospital in Brewster. He was born Feb. 15, 1935 to Don F. and Elma Laura (Roberts) Wilson of East Omak. Lee was born and raised ...

Joanne Marie Kensler

Nespelem, WA

Joanne Marie Kensler, 68, of Nespelem, died Jan. 18, 2007 at Coulee Community Hospital in Grand Coulee, Wash. Joanne was born Nov. 26, 1938 in Omak, Wash. to Edward James and Sadie Marie (Desautel) Carlson. She graduated from Nespelem High ...

Dean Kenneth McCulley

Dean Kenneth McCulley Tacoma Dean Kenneth McCulley, 45, died peacefully Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007 at Tacoma, Wash. He was born Feb. 27, 1961, to Fred and Fay (Butler) McCulley at Okanogan, Wash., where he spent his childhood, and graduated from ...

Wayne L. Durham

Omak, WA

Wayne L. Durham, 67 of Omak, Wash. passed away in his home Jan. 15, 2007 in the presence of his loving daughter, Debbie, and son, Steve. He passed very peacefully while battling bone cancer. Wayne was born May 14, 1939 ...

Arlene Carol Brown

Conconully, WA

Arlene Carol Brown, age 70, passed away Jan. 10, 2007, in Auburn, Wash. She was born Aug. 4, 1936, to Howard and June Fleck in Bellingham. Arlene attended Bellingham High School and graduated with the class of 1955. She later ...

Eugene V. Irey

Omak, WA

Eugene V. Irey passed away Jan. 6, 2007. He was born May 15, 1922 in Melvern, Kan. He graduated from Omak High School and went to work for Biles-Coleman, running rip saws. He then worked for Crown Zellerbach for 43 ...

Grace Elizabeth Gould

Okanogan, WA

Grace Elizabeth Gould, 94, of Okanogan, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007 in Mountain Meadows Assisted Living in Leavenworth. She was born Grace Elizabeth Pomeroy on Nov. 22, 1912 in Starbuck, Wash. She grew up in Veradale in the Spokane Valley ...

Nathaniel A. Giacomini

Omak, WA

Nathaniel A. “Nat” Giacomini, 93, was born to Joe and Jenny Giacomini May 13, 1913 in Port Orchard, Wash. He passed away Jan. 6, 2007. Nat was preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters. He was raised on a ...

Flora E. Miles

Omak, WA

Flora E. Miles, 69, of Omak, passed away Jan. 8, 2007 at home with her family. She was born Feb. 4, 1937 to Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Wietrick in Entiat, Wash. They later moved to Tonasket. Flora married Garvin ...

Horst George Munkel

Oakesdale, WA

"Go Just Beyond the Moon, and Wait for Me" Horst George Munkel, 73, passed away peacefully on January 2, 2007 in Spokane, Wash. in the presence of his family. He fought a courageous battle with Wegener's Granulomatosis, and was just ...

Alvin Cates

Omak, WA

Alvin Cates Omak Alvin Cates was born in Arcola, Mo. July 20, 1926 to John Nelson Cates and Viletta (Fulford) Cates. The family moved to Oregon when he was four, then on to Washington State when he was eight years ...

Margaret Shader Boyd Walton-Johnson

Omak, WA

Margaret Walton-Johnson died peacefully Dec. 31, 2006 in Richland, Wash., after a brief illness. She was born Dec. 29, 1915 in Hickory, N.C. to William and Virginia Boyd. She is survived by her sister, Becky Kermicle of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; ...