Obituaries for May 2007

Obituary

William A. Breshears

Oroville, WA

William A. "Bill" Breshears, a long time resident of Oroville, passed away May 19, 2007. He was born to Robert Raymond and Ressi Breshears on Jan. 26, 1932, in Marshall, Mo. His family came to Portland, Ore. in 1947. He ...

Allen Ray Walker

Omak, WA

Allen Ray Walker, 85, passed away May 18, 2007 at Rose Garden Care Center after an extended illness. He was born to Clarence and Goldie Walker in Pleasant Hill, Mo. Oct. 28, 1921. The family moved by train from Missouri ...

LaVerne K. Jackson

Yakima, WA

LaVerne K. Jackson Yakima LaVerne K. Jackson passed away on May 14, 2007 at Yakima Regional Medical Center. He was born in Spokane to Henry N. and Margaret Jackson (formerly Margaret Duff) on May 20, 1916. He had a very ...

Elizabeth Virginia Gordon Rossevelt

Okanogan, WA

Elizabeth Virginia (Gordon) Rossevelt, 78, of Okanogan, Wash. passed on to be with our Heavenly Father last Thursday, May 17 at 7:55 p.m. In her earlier years she worked as a nurses aid caring for others and in her spare ...

Carol M. Lane Fletcher

Former Okanogan Resident

Carol passed away suddenly at Wenatchee Valley Hospital on Wednesday, May 16, 2007. She was a long time resident of Okanogan, Wash. Carol was an active member of the Mid-Valley Hospital Auxiliary and the local Red Hat Society. Carol was ...

Calvin Earl Picard

Tonasket, WA

Calvin was born Aug. 2, 1927 in Nespelem, Wash. to Winona and Emery Picard. He went fishing with the angels at 2 p.m., May 19, 2007. Growing up in Nespelem he enjoyed catching wild horses to break and sell. Calvin ...

Irene J. Barrows

Okanogan, WA

Irene J. Barrows, 80, of Okanogan died at home on May 15, 2007 following an extended illness. She was born on June 21, 1927 in Clinton, Iowa to William and Ida (Winkel) Doescher. Irene married Ross Barrows in Clinton, Iowa ...

Janie Lou Attwood Garrison

Kettle Falls, WA

Janie Lou (Attwood) Garrison passed away on April 23 at her home in Kettle Falls, Wash. She was born July 15, 1952 in Tacoma, Wash. At the age of four she came to live with her new family north of ...

Ferne Mae Pock

Omak, WA

Ferne Mae Pock, 77, of Omak, Wash., died at home May 7, 2007. Ferne was born Oct. 23, 1929 in Okanogan, Wash. to Russell and Edith Carpenter. Ferne attended school in Okanogan and Omak. She worked throughout her life in ...

Elsie May Berkey Stokes

Omak, WA

Elsie May (Berkey) Stokes passed away Dec. 30, 2006 at Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak after a brief illness. She was born May 29, 1916 to Victor Hiram and Flora Bond (Job) Berkey in Port Orford, Ore. As a small child, ...

June Beesley

Omak, WA

June Beesley, 85, passed away at Omak’s Rose Garden Estates on May 8, 2007. June was born June 28,1921 at her parents’ home on Whitmore Mountain on the Colville Reservation. She was delivered to her parents, Florence and Samuel Peasley ...

Gary Murel Barber

Omak, WA

Gary Murel Barber, 57, of Omak, Wash. passed away at his home May 10, 2007. He was born Aug. 30, 1949 in Battlecreek, Mich. to Ruth and Murel Barber. Inspired by his father, Gary developed a love for the outdoors ...

Deane Henry Simpson

Deane was born in Hibbard, Ind., to Henry D. and Voy (Bailey) Simpson, the son of a farming family near Rochester. He attended Richland Center School in Fulton County, Indiana. The family moved to Omak, Wash. when Deane was 16. ...

Plumer Neely

Okanogan, WA

Plumer Neely, 81, Okanogan, Wash., passed away at Valley Care Center in Okanogan, Wash. May 1, 2007. He was born Jan. 16, 1926, in Rison, Ark., to Carl and Ethel Neely. The oldest of two brothers and three sisters, he ...

William Harley Wehmeyer

Okanogan, WA

William Harley 'Bill' Wehmeyer, 88, of Okanogan, Wash. passed away at Harmony House in Brewster, Wash., on April 27, 2007. He was born on July 4, 1918 in Mazama, Wash. to Harley H. and Bertha (Vidgger) Wehmeyer. He was raised ...

Norma Perry

Republic, WA

Norma Perry, 85, of Republic died on Saturday, April 21, 2007 at Ferry County Memorial Hospital in Republic. She was born Norma Bosse in Bramton, N.D., Feb. 4, 1922, daughter of Elsie and Paul Bosse, loving sister to Bill, Donald, ...

Gerald M. Nelson

Post Falls, ID

Jerry was born to Gerald W. and Ellen Nelson in Omak, Wash. He was raised and attended schools in the Omak area, where he was known for his love of football and rodeo. Jerry developed a lifetime passion for hunting ...

Harvey Cameron Sprowl

Omak, WA

Harvey C. Sprowl, 81, passed away April 19, 2007 at Valley Care Center in Okanogan, Wash. after a long battle with cancer. Harvey was the third of seven children born to William and Ella Frances (Lee) Sprowl on November 20, ...

Patricia Adeline Fleming

Okanogan County Resident

Patricia Adeline Fleming, 89, a resident of Okanogan County for most of her life, passed away at the Valley Care Center in Okanogan, Wash. on April 22, 2007. She was born Nov. 25, 1917 in Eau Clare, Wisc. to Wilbur ...