Obituaries for March 2008

Obituary

Bonnie Maxine Baines

Omak, WA

Bonnie Maxine Baines, 83, of Omak, passed away March 18, 2008 at her home, surrounded by her family. Bonnie was born April 20, 1924 to Clarence and Lottie Schultz in Sandpoint, Idaho. She was raised in Oroville, Wash. and graduated ...

Jean Betty Arcasa

Kartar Valley, WA

Jean Betty Arcasa, 70, Kartar Valley, passed away at the Okanogan Valley Care Center on March 22, 2008. Jean Betty Arcasa was born on April 8, 1937 to Alex Arcasa and Louise (Goings) Arcasa of Nespelem, Wash. Jean Betty attended ...

Elayna Sage Sirois

Omak, WA

The Sirois Family would like to thank the amazing and overwhelming outpouring of support and love during our time of need. Elayna Sage Sirois passed on to the spirit world to be with the Creator and her relatives that passed ...

Sarah Lillian Buzzard

Omak, WA

Sadie Lillian Buzzard passed away March 15, 2008. She was born Aug. 9, 1923 at Mt. Hull, Wash. to Grover and Hattie Covey. The Okanogan Valley had always been home to Sadie, where she grew up, married and raised her ...

Gilbert 'Paul' Lucero Sr.

Omak, WA

Gilbert "Paul Lucero Sr., 62, of Omak for four years, passed on March 6, 2008 at his home surrounded by family and friends. Paul had battled with cancer for two years. Born Sept. 16, 1945 in San Jose, Calif. to ...

Helen Louise Schneider Buzzard

Omak, WA

Helen Louise Schneider Buzzard passed away from complications of COPD on Saturday, March 15, 2008. She was born May 9, 1927 to George and Helen (Wells) Schneider of Okanogan, Wash. The family homesteaded on the Colville Reservation for many years ...

Victor James Fuhrman

Okanogan, WA

Victor James Fuhrman, 84, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008. He was born Jan. 25, 1924 to Raymond and Ora Fuhrman in Riverside, Wash. Vic grew up in Okanogan County and graduated from Omak High School. He married Velma Gumm ...

Ruth E. McGillivrae

Omak, WA

Ruth E. McGillivrae, 92, of Omak, Wash., passed away at Apple Meadows Assisted Living Facility on Feb. 28, 2008. She was a long time employee of the City of Omak, Wash., and retired as the Deputy City Clerk. She is ...

Therese June Schertenleib Snyder

Therese June (Schertenlieb) Snyder, 89, born June 17, 1918 in Portland, Ore. died peacefully in her home Feb. 29, 2008. Therese moved from Portland at the age of 3 and was raised in Wauconda, Wash. In 1935 she married August ...

Emily B. Ostenberg

Malott, WA

Emily B.Ostenberg, 91, of Malott, passed away on March 6, 2008, at Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak. She was born in Burstall, Canada, on Dec. 28, 1916, to Gottlib and Pauline Baker. She grew up in Canada surrounded by her many ...

Pearl Lillian Sherman

Conconully, WA

“Dorothy” Pearl Lillian Sherman, 84, passed away Feb. 23, 2008. She was born in the tiny town of Wilderville next to Grants Pass, Ore. She spent her early life living with her father, Chauncey Carlisle Sherman, a painter and a ...

Joan Violet Smith

Tonasket, WA

Joan Violet Smith passed away unexpectedly Feb. 22, 2008, in Guatemala City, Guatemala, while touring Central America with longtime friend, Norma Geil. She was born May 28, 1931, to John and Nan Marty in Lewistown, Mont. She was raised on ...

Sylvie Virginia McLean

Okanogan, WA

Sylvie McLean, 86, of Okanogan, Wash., passed away peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008 in the embrace of her family. Sylvie was lovingly cared for at Rocking Chair Ranch for the last two years. Sylvie was born on June 28,1921 in ...

Herbert Arvis White

Omak, WA

Herbert Arvis White, 88, passed away Feb. 25, 2008 at the Rose Garden Care Center in Omak, Wash. Herb was born Nov. 11, 1919 in Science Hill, Ky., to Albert and Velma White. He served in World War II, with ...

Jud Lockwood

Spokane, WA

Jud Lockwood was born Dec. 24, 1915 in Omak, Wash. to Emma and Howard Lockwood, and passed away on Feb. 27, 2008 in Spokane, Wash. He graduated from Omak High School in 1934 and went to the U of W ...

Viletta M. Strong

Omak, WA

Viletta M. Strong, 83, of Omak passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2008. She was born Sept. 6, 1924 to Ralph and Mae Rowe in Wenatchee, Wash. She grew up and attended school in Wenatchee and graduated from High School ...

Judy Combs

Okanogan, WA

Judy Combs went to be with the Lord Feb. 28, 2008 at her home surrounded by family and hospice. She will be missed very much by her husband of 49 years, their two sons, their wives and her grandchildren. She ...

Minnie Evelyn Pruitt

Minnie Evelyn Pruitt passed away peacefully at home in her sleep on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2008. Minnie was born to Watson Baird and Virgie Mae Gresham on Feb. 27, 1931, in Myrtle, Miss. Her mother's death followed five months later. ...