Obituaries for February 2008

Obituary

Richard Peterson

Omak, WA

Richard (Dick) Peterson of Omak passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008. Dick was born in Watertown, S.D. on May 19, 1941. Dick worked at Mallett Sheet Metal when he first moved to Omak, then he owned and operated several businesses ...

Virginia H. Wilder

Loomis, WA

Virginia H. Wilder, 84, passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2008 in Tonasket, Wash. after a three year courageous battle with cancer. She was born on Aug. 14, 1923 in Ogdensberg, N.Y. to Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Smithers. She grew up ...

Sharon Viola Nichols

Omak, WA

Sharon Viola Nichols, 68, of Omak, passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008. Sharon was born in Watertown, S.D. on Feb. 19, 1940. She was married to Terrence H. Nichols and lived from coast to coast while Terrence was in the ...

Camille R. Robinson

Omak, WA

Camille R. Robinson, 46, of Omak, passed away Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008. She was born on May 27, 1961 to Charles and Carol Robinson of Okanogan, Wash. She later moved to Spokane, Wash., where she attended Spokane Falls Community College. ...

Wade A. Schrock

Malott, WA

Wade was born Jan. 8, 1954 in Omak to Robert and Edith Schrock and passed away in Sedona, Ariz. Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008. He grew up in Okanogan and graduated from Okanogan High School in 1972. One of his best ...

Sally Gould Cupaiuoli

Former Okanogan Resident

Sally Elizabeth Gould Cupaiuoli was born on May 10, 1950, in Okanogan, to Lawrence Douglass Gould and Grace Elizabeth Gould. She died on Aug. 7, 2007, in Stuart, Fla. Her father’s ancestry was English and her mother’s Norwegian. She was ...

Edward E. Lee

Okanogan, WA

Edward E. Lee was born Oct. 19, 1930 at Coulee Dam, Wash. He passed away Feb. 11, 2008 at his home in Okanogan. Edward attended school in Riverside, Wash. and worked at Biles-Coleman, retiring after 36 years. He married Carolyn ...

Boyd Kinney

Enumclaw, WA

Boyd Kinney, 84, peacefully passed away on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008 in Enumclaw, Wash. Born July 13, 1923 in Woodruff, Kansas, he moved to Redmond at the age of six. He served in WWII as a U.S. Navy Seabee. He ...

Gordon Dale Thorp

Kirkland, WA

Gordon Dale Thorp was born on Aug. 11, 1940 and passed away after a courageous struggle with cancer on Jan. 25, 2008 in Kirkland. He was raised in Conconully, Wash. Gordon and his family moved to Seattle where he finished ...

Ruth Margaret Olson Murray

Vancouver, WA

Ruth Margaret (Olson) Murray, an Okanogan resident for 65 years, passed away peacefully on Jan. 25, 2008, in Vancouver, Wash. The gentle matriarch of a large extended family, Ruth was born on June 18, 1919 to Norwegian immigrants Ragnvald and ...

Madeline Pearson Jones

Omak, WA

On Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2008 Madeline Pearson Jones passed away, after an extended illness, surrounded by her family. Born in Midlothian, Texas on March 10, 1920 to Robert and Clara Pearson. She graduated from Midlothian High School in 1938. After ...

Audrey Naomi Wheeler

Selah, WA

Audrey Naomi Wheeler, 78, of Selah, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008 at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 30, 1929 in Oakland, Calif. to Joseph and Naomi Nelson and married Andrew Wheeler on Nov. 23, 1958 ...

David Leo Peterson

David Leo Peterson David was born in Tonasket, Wash., the known center of the universe, on Dec. 31, 1944 to Joy and Leo Peterson, loving parents who gave him a safe early life. After completing a BA in English in ...

Ellen Louise Vaughn

Kennewick, WA

Ellen Louise Vaughn, 60, died on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008 at her home in Kennewick, Wash. Ellen was born Oct. 3, 1947 in Albany, Ore. to parents, John Charles and Virginia Francis Schnepp. She married Michael L. Vaughn, Sr. on ...

Ruth Edwards Gillo Eicher

Former Tonasket resident

Ruth Edwards Grillo Eicher, 77, former long-time Tonasket resident, passed away on Jan. 22, 2008. Funeral services were held Jan. 26 in Phoenix, Ariz with interment in the Tonasket Cemetery on January 29. Ruth was born on Dec. 13, 1930 ...

Chet Derrick Alumbaugh

Okanogan, WA

Chet Derrick Alumbaugh, 45, a lifetime resident of Okanogan, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008, at home with his parents by his side. He waged a courageous and dignified war against colon cancer for two years. Chet was born ...

Emalie Yuse Scott

Emalie (Yusi) Scott Emalie Scott passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2008 following a courageous seven year battle with cancer. Emalie was born May 24, 1943 in Okanogan, Wash. to Otto and Francis Yusi. Emalie grew up and graduated in Okanogan ...

Loretta Lee Agee

Former Okanogan County Resident

In loving memory of Loretta Lee Agee, who passed away Jan. 27, 2008, in the arms of her granddaughters, Megan and Temmy, and surrounded by children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Loretta fought a courageous two year battle with ovarian cancer. She ...