Obituaries for November 2008

Obituary

Fern A. Litscher

Omak, WA

Fern A. Litscher, 80, passed away Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008. Fern was born Aug. 24, 1928 to Agnes and Caspar Raymond in Lake Andes, S.D. After graduating high school, she moved to Yakima, Wash. to be with her sisters, Val ...

Dion Lee Rumbolz

Conconully, WA

In loving memory of Dion Lee Rumbolz (nickname, Noid), 44, recently moved back to Okanogan County. He lived in Conconully, Wash. until he passed away on Nov. 15, 2008, due to a short battle with brain cancer. He was born ...

William Merle Desautel Sr.

William Merle Desautel Sr. was born Sept. 10, 1929 in Inchelium, Wash. to Albert (Froggie) and Myrtle (Peone) Desautel. He was a member of the Colville Confederated Tribes and the Catholic Church. Merle entered the U.S. Army at the age ...

Betty Hart

Oroville, WA

Betty was born February 10, 1932 on Pogue Flat in Omak, Wash. to Carey and Fern Deeter. She graduated from Omak in 1949. Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Dick Hart; her parents; two brothers, Bill and Kenneth; ...

Ethel Marie Scott Burgett

Omak, WA

Ethel Marie (Scott) Burgett, 94, entered Heaven on Nov. 2, 2008. She was born Sept. 23, 1914 to David and Estella Scott at the Scott Brothers' Sawmill on Smith Mountain in Wallowa Co., Ore. She grew up in Joseph and ...

Betty Jo Drake

Okanogan, WA

Betty Jo Drake, 73, of Okanogan, Wash., passed away at her home on Nov. 10, 2008. She was born on June 22, 1935 to Robert L. and Viola Walker of Oroville, Wash. She was married in 1953 to Gilbert L. ...

Walter L. Schertenleib

Republic, WA

Walter L. 'Woods' Schertenleib, age 85, Republic, died Nov. 3, 2008 at his home. He was born in Wauconda on April 25, 1923 to Robert and Lillian (Thomason) Schertenleib. He attended Wauconda schools through the eighth grade. Woods worked various ...

Elizabeth Ammann Petersen Karas

Lebanon, OR

Elizabeth Ammann Petersen Karas, 90, passed away Nov. 7, 2008 in Lebanon, Ore. She was born Oct. 9, 1918 in Pine Creek, Wash. to Fritz and Frieda Ammann. She attended Pine Creek School to the age of 13 when she ...

Sandra Howard

Omak, WA

Sandra Howard passed away on Nov. 8, 2008 at Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak after an extended illness. She was born in Mount Vernon, Wash. on Oct. 25, 1944 to Chester Huff and Darlene Danforth. She loved fishing, bingo, cats, playing ...

Neal Hendrex

Omak, WA

On Nov. 2, 2008 Neal Hendrex, 89, moved on to be with the Lord, at his home in Omak with his wife of 62 ½ years and his two daughters at his side. He had suffered declining health for the ...

William Fredrick Bucholtz

Tunk Valley, WA

William 'Bill' Fredrick Bucholtz of Tunk Valley passed away at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket on Nov. 6, 2008. Bill was born in Riverside, Wash. on June 6, 1917, to Florence (Flossie) E. Smith and Fredrick (Fred) W. Bucholtz. ...

Doris E. Ullrich

Lacey, WA

Our Tribute to a Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Dear Friend Doris E. Ullrich was born Oct. 28, 1922 in Ephrata, Wash. to Ernest and Beulah Johnson. Her father was employed as a lineman and then electrical engineer with the ...

Alice Katherine Monahan

Spokane Valley, WA

Our loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Katie, 85, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on Oct. 23, 2008. She was born Alice Katherine Meyer on May 31, 1923 in Spokane, Wash. to Herman and ...

Norman McClure

Coulee Dam, WA

Norman McClure Coulee Dam A dedicated devoted servant of man, family and the land, passed away on Saturday, October 25, 2008 at Coulee Dam, Wash. Norman Robert McClure was born June 28, 1929 to Robert (Bob) and Meryle (Jones) McClure ...

Lucien Edward Baker

Okanogan, WA

Lucien Edward (Jack) Baker went to be with the Lord Nov.1, 2008 after an extended illness. Jack was born on April 29, 1916 in Caney, Okla. to Georgia and Walter Baker. As a young man, he joined the U.S. Navy ...

John Theodore Petersen

Helix, OR

John Theodore Petersen was dearly loved by all whom crossed paths with him through the many adventures in his life. John fought Bi-Polar disorder for many years. This disorder consumed John resulting in his death on Oct. 28, 2008. John ...

Phyllis S. Pearson

Tonasket, WA

Phyllis S. Pearson, 90, of Tonasket, Wash., passed away peacefully at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket on Oct. 24, 2008. Phyllis was born on Dec. 6, 1917 to Patrick and Ethel Steele in Kittitas, Wash. Phyllis grew up and ...

Peter Perkins Hallenius

Peter Perkins Hallenius, 64, died on Oct. 23, 2008, surrounded by his family. He was a caring and loving husband and father. He retired from the U.S. Navy in 1988. He was a process server and a foster parent. He ...

John Charles Edwards

Omak, WA

In loving memory of John Charles ‘Tuck’ Edwards, 48, passed on Oct. 26, 2008. Tuck was born in Republic on Sept. 8, 1960, to parents Hubert Edwards and Bertha (Michel) Matt. Tuck attended St. Mary’s Mission and Omak High School. ...