Obituaries for July 2008

Obituary

James K. Melton

Carlton, WA

James K. Melton (aka Papa Smurf), 77, left his earthly home in Carlton, Wash., to be with his Lord in heaven on Tuesday, July 22, 2008. Jim was born on Jan. 19, 1931, into a family of 11 children to ...

Duane Allen Bussler

Omak, WA

Duane Allen Bussler passed away Monday, July 21, 2008 at home after an 18-month battle with cancer. He was born March 13, 1940 in Spokane, Wash. to Leo and Mae Bussler. Leo Bussler’s family moved to Omak in the early ...

Alvin Moses

Omak, WA

A longtime Omak resident, Alvin Moses, passed away Monday evening, July 21, 2008, at Mid-Valley Hospital surrounded by his family. Alvin Moses was born on May 8, 1916, outside the town of Robinson, Kans., to Harry and Vina Moses. He ...

Ellamae Virginia Liebel Rupp

Republic, WA

Ellamae Virginia Liebel Rupp, 90, born on April 9, 1918 passed over on July 11, 2008 in a car accident north of Spokane. Ellamae was born in Kennewick, Wash. to Henry and Alta Liebel. She was a kindergarten aide until ...

James Dean DeMarais

Malott, WA

James Dean DeMarais was born in Spokane, Wash. on Jan. 14, 1978 to his parents, Wayne and Adell DeMarais. James lived and grew up in the Spokane area. In January of 2000, James moved to Malott, Wash. where he lived ...

Gordon Sylvester

Oroville, WA

Gordon Sylvester Oroville Gordon Sylvester, 80, passed away at his home in Oroville on July 9, 2008, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born June 26, 1928 in Lewistown, Mont. to Arthur and Zelma Sylvester. He moved with ...

Hugh Allen Lewis

Okanogan, WA

Hugh Allen Lewis Okanogan Hugh Allen Lewis, 84, went home to be with the Lord on July 3, 2008. He passed away in Okanogan at Valley Care Nursing Home. He was born on Feb. 27, 1924 to Edwin and Isabelle ...

David H. Schwilke

Riverside, WA

David Harold "Pinky" Schwilke was born in Omak, Wash. on Sept. 13, 1944 to Lois L. and Harold E. Schwilke. He went to the great hunting grounds in heaven while he was sleeping on July 7, 2008. David attended Omak ...

Elizabeth Taylor

Omak, WA

Elizabeth Taylor, 68, of Omak, went to be with her husband, June 27, 2008, at the Okanogan-Douglas District Hospital in Brewster, Wash. She was born Jan. 26, 1940 in McCalester, Okla. to Jack and Lillie (Brown) Smith. Elizabeth married Bill ...

Harold D. Harvey

Okanogan, WA

Harold D. Harvey, 73, passed away on July 6, 2008, after a courageous battle with cancer. Harold was born Dec. 11, 1934, in Aurora, Ark. to Dallas and Gladys Harvey Sr. Harold moved with his family to the Okanogan area ...

Donald G. Potter

Omak, WA

Donald G. Potter, 74, passed away in his home on Thursday, July 3, 2008. He was born on July 30, 1933, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan to Fannie and Wilbert Potter. Following high school, Donald attended Saskotton College and the Telegraph School ...

David Rollin Emerson Sr.

Omak, WA

David Rollin Emerson Sr., 72, passed away June 22, 2008. He was born to Robert and Mary (Hubbard) Emerson in Chelan, Wash., on March 30, 1936. After attending twelve years of school in Chelan, he graduated from Chelan High School ...

Marjorie Louise Beller

Malott, WA

Marjorie Louise Beller, 82, a Malott resident for the past 34 years, passed away on June 27, 2008, following her battle with cancer. She was born on July 20, 1925, to Arthur and Elizabeth Langford, in Chariton, Iowa. She married ...