Obituaries for June 2007

Obituary

Albert C. Kurck

Omak, WA

Albert C. Kurck Omak Albert C. Kurck, 74, passed away June 17, 2007 at Central Washington Hospital of a massive heart attack. He was born on March 11, 1933 in Arkansas to Joseph Nado and Vada Kurck. He was one ...

John Herman Utzinger

Tonasket, WA

John Herman Utzinger, age 94, passed away on June 17, 2007. He was born on Sept. 16, 1912 to Frank and Laura (Pluntz) Utzinger in Tunk Creek, Wash. John was a sharp man who was good at many things and ...

Mary Ellen French

Republic, WA

Mary Ellen French, 57, was born on June 1, 1950 at Providence Hospital in Seattle, Wash. to parents, Evelyn Ann and Robert James Dolan. At age 9, after her mother passed away and her father remarried, she moved to Bainbridge ...

Estes Isaac Jones

San Diego, CA

Estes Isaac 'Lucky' Jones, 84, died on Monday, May 30, 2007 in San Diego, Calif. He was born May 28, 1923 in Gromore, Wash. to parents, Isaac and Jewell Higginbotham Jones. When Lucky was three, the family moved near Conconully, ...

Ruth Rudolph

Okanogan, WA

Ruth Rudolph, 71, of Okanogan left this world on June 6, 2007 with her family at her side. Ruth was born and raised in Okanogan and lived there for 61 years. She graduated in the class of 1953. Then went ...

David Mathew Jeter

Omak, WA

David Jeter, 47, passed away in his home in Omak on Friday, June 1, 2007. David graduated from Okanogan High School in 1978, was listed in the book of Who’s Who of American High School Students and graduated from The ...

Jack E. Cox

Mesa, AZ

Jack E. Cox, age 72, passed away on May 28, 2007 in Mesa, Arizona. He was born to Bertha and Elmer Cox on Sept. 12, 1934 in Great Falls, Mont. He moved to Okanogan, Wash. with his parents and attended ...

Edward Peter Facer

Okanogan, WA

Edward Peter Facer Born: July 3, 1945 in Norfolk, Va. Died: June 1, 2007 in Okanogan, Wash. Pete, as he was affectionately known, grew up in Newport, R.I. He graduated from Rogers High School. He joined the U.S. Navy in ...

Dorn C. Keil Jr.

Riverside, WA

Dorn C. Keil Jr., 44, passed away May 25, 2007 at his home in Riverside, Wash. surrounded by his loving family. JR was born April 19, 1963 in Pasco, Wash., the son of Dorn C. and Dorothy (Thom) Keil Sr. ...

Fredrick Arne Leskinen

Nespelem, WA

Fredrick Arne Leskinen, 66, of Nespelem, Wash. rode his last horse in the pasture above Five Lakes Sunday, June 3, 2007. He was born Oct. 19, 1940 in Toledo, Ohio to Arne and Scheila (Ball) Leskinen. Fred was one of ...

Alvin W. Smith

Seattle, WA

Alvin W. 'Bud' Smith passed away on May 20, 2007 in Seattle, Wash. following a long illness. Bud was born in Colville, Wash. on Jan. 17, 1937 to Wanda Broderius Smith and Vernon Smith. Bud lived his teenage years and ...

Hazel R. Hutson

Eureka, CA

Hazel R. Hutson, 88, long-time resident of Okanogan County, passed away June 9, 2007 at the home of her daughter in Eureka, Calif. Hazel was born Oct. 26, 1918 in Grainfield, Kan. to Russell (Jennings) Benett and Maude (MacCalmant) Benett. ...

Vernon G. Elkins

Okanogan and Montana

Vernon G. Elkins, 86, U.S. Navy retiree and 25-year resident of Okanogan, passed away on April 5, 2007 at Sweet Memorial Nursing Home in Chinook, Montana. Memorial services will be held from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9, ...