Obituaries for October 2007

Obituary

Claud P. Gann

Omak, WA

Claud P. Gann was born in Bentley, Okla. on June 25, 1917 and passed away on Oct. 21, 2007 at Apple Meadows in Omak, Wash. He was one of eight children born to Abbie and Robert Gann. As a young ...

Betty Pride Thomas

For 76 years Betty was a loving mother to her R's. Not only a good friend to many but also a great teacher. All who knew her will miss her sense of humor and her loyalty to family and friends. ...

Johnny Cook

Okanogan, WA

Colville Tribal member, cowboy, race horse owner, father, husband, brother, friend, life-long resident of Okanogan, Johnny Cook, passed away in his sleep on Oct. 19, 2007. Johnny was the son of Glen and Mary Cook. He was born in Okanogan ...

Cecelia Ann Alex Ferguson

Inchelium WA

Cecelia Ann Alex Ferguson Inchelium Cecelia Ann Alex Ferguson, 65, a lifetime resident of Inchelium, Wash. passed away on Oct. 12, 2007 in Inchelium. She was born on Oct. 1, 1942 in Inchelium to Mose P. and Millie Dick (Francis) ...

Judith Tracine Quill

Coulee Dam, WA

Loving wife, mother, and grandmother, Judith Tracine Quill, 63, passed away Sunday Oct. 14, 2007. She was born Dec. 7, 1943, to Joseph and Mollie Hedrick in Missoula, Mont. She retired from the Bureau of Reclamation after 18 years of ...

Mary Magdalene Ball Skirko

Okanogan, WA

Mary Magdalene Ball Skirko, of Okanogan, Wash. passed away at Valley Care Nursing Facility on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007 of natural causes with family by her side. She was born on March 6, 1921 in Kemmerer, Wyo. to C. Bryan ...

Wayne A. Burchett

Omak, WA

Wayne A. Burchett, 86, of Omak, Wash. went to be with Jesus on Oct. 12, 2007. He died at home surrounded by four generations of family and friends. Wayne was born on March 15, 1921 in Penasse, Minn. to Floyd ...

James Lee Hatch

Spokane, WA

James Lee Hatch passed away after a brave battle with lung cancer on Oct. 1, 2007 in Spokane, Wash. Jim was born in Ramona, Okla. on April 10, 1938 to Harry E. and Mary A. (Hugo) Hatch. Jim was raised ...

Dave L. Johnson

Twisp, WA

Dave L. Johnson, 82, passed away at his home in Twisp, Wash. on Oct. 1, 2007. He was born on June 29, 1925 in Sunnyside, Wash. to Aaron and Emma Johnson. The family moved to Twisp when he was nine ...

Helen Davis Mosby Hitchner

Davis Canyon, WA

Helen Davis Mosby Hitchner, 86, lifetime resident of Okanogan County and granddaughter of pioneers, William L. and Lucinda Davis, passed away peacefully in her home at Davis Canyon, surrounded by members of her family. Born at Sweat Creek on Aug. ...

Daniel Wayne Johnson

Elma, WA

Daniel Wayne Johnson of Elma went home to be with his Lord and Savior Friday, Sept. 21, 2007 at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia. He was born Sept. 7, 1951 to Olive DeWayne and Joe Johnson at home on ...

Douglas Warren Sauer

Republic, WA

Beloved Husband, Father and Friend On Sunday, Sept. 23, 2007 a spark of love and joy left Ferry County with the death of Douglas Warren Sauer. Doug was born May 26, 1957 in Omaha, Neb. to parents Norman and Irene ...

Bobby D. Covey

Omak, WA

Bobby D. Covey, 68, Omak, passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2007 at his home on the Colville Indian Reservation. He was born on Feb. 2, 1939 in Grand Coulee, Wash. to Archie and Vera Covey. He was an avid fisherman ...

Dorothy Mae Fry Boger

Colville, WA

Dorothy Mae Fry Boger On Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007, Dorothy was called to her heavenly home. She had been ill for a number of years. Dorothy was born in Omak, Wash. to Chester and Alice Fry on May 7, 1921. ...

Dorothy Rose Young

Portland, OR

Dorothy Rose Young passed away Saturday, Aug. 26, 2007 in Portland Ore., where she lived with her daughter, Lorie. Dorothy was born Jan. 15, 1915 in Mansfield, Wash. to George and Anna Meyers. She was the last living of ten ...

Lou Ella Hopkins Venden

Omak, WA

Lou Ella (Hopkins) Venden passed away Sept. 25, 2007 at her home in Omak, Wash. It was a warm summer morning, July 15, 1918, when Lou Ella was born to pioneer parents, Robert and Eula (Barnhart) Hopkins, at the log ...

Leroy J. Duchow

Bellevue, WA

Life for Leroy J. Duchow began on June 10, 1939 in Tonasket, Wash., the son of Carl and Mae Duchow. He spent his childhood in Havillah, on the ranch where his grandparents had lived. He attended the one-room school in ...