Obituaries for September 2008

Obituary

Donald Edward Fitzgerald

In the pre-dawn hours of Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, Don Fitzgerald passed away quietly in his home. Born Donald Edward Fitzgerald on June 27, 1927 in Great Falls, Mont., to Edward F. and Lenora Fitzgerald, he moved to El Centro, ...

Leroy Edwin Gray

Colville, WA

Leroy Edwin Gray was born June 2, 1938 to Leone (White) Gray and Jackson Gray in Twisp. He passed away on Sept. 6, 2008 in Colville. Leroy was raised in Winthrop, graduating from school there in 1957. He became a ...

Paul R. Brantner

Omak, WA

Paul R. Brantner, 90, of Omak went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Sept. 14 at Rose Garden Care Center after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's. Paul was born to Scott E. and Lula G. (Seymour) Brantner near North ...

Blossom Johanna Root

Blossom Johanna Root, our Mom and Nana and friend to many around the world, died on Sept. 10, 2008 from complications of pneumonia. Born to immigrant parents on Jan. 11, 1925 in Brooklyn, N.Y.; she was the second of six ...

Ethelyn Vest

Omak, WA

Ethelyn “Lefty” Vest, 76, passed away peacefully at Apple Meadows in Omak surrounded by her family on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008. Lefty was born in Recco, Alberta on Sept. 25, 1931, to Frank and Theresa Browning. The family moved to ...

Joseph D. Hubbard

Riverside, WA

Joseph “Joe” D. Hubbard, 59, of Riverside, Wash., went to see the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008. He spent his last moments surrounded by family and friends while battling cancer in Wenatchee, Wash. living with his sister, Ann. Joe ...

Zula Marie Morehouse Danielson

Omak, WA

Zula Danielson, 93, passed away Thursday afternoon Sept. 4, 2008. She had a peaceful passing at Valley Care Center, Okanogan, Wash. Zula was born Dec. 29, 1914 in Hopkins, Mo., to parents Cyrus and Ethel Morehouse. She was the second ...

Verda May Patrick

Combs, AR

Verda May Patrick, 85, of Combs, Ark., died Sept. 7, 2008 at the Northwest Medical Center-Springdale. She was born Sept. 27, 1922 at Combs, Arkansas, the daughter of Charlie Hobbs and Bertha Matilda Reynolds Nelson. She was a homemaker and ...

Thomas Edward Sullivan Jr.

Omak, WA

Thomas Edward Sullivan Jr. grew up near Seward Park in Seattle. It was his tradition to watch yearly hydroplane races on Lake Washington with friends. He was an altar boy for St. Mary’s Catholic Church and went to St. Mary’s ...

Ione Chambers Thorson

Malott, WA

Ione ”Onie” Thorson, 94, passed away on Aug. 7, 2008. She was born on July 21, 1914 in Hot Springs, S.D. She married Robert Thorson and had a daughter, Kay. They soon moved out West to Seattle, Wash. before settling ...

Austin O. Huhn

Omak, WA

Austin O. 'Gummy' Huhn, 96, passed away in peaceful sleep on Sept. 1, 2008 on a beautiful sunny day in Omak, Wash. Austin was born on May 14, 1912 in Seattle to Harry and Anna Huhn. He was one of ...

Allen G. Rose

Omak, WA

Allen G. Rose died at home and went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008, at the age of 59 after a courageous battle with cancer. Allen was born Feb. 13, 1949 in Sunnyside, Wash. to Lloyd ...

Marjorie D. Blundell

Omak, WA

Marjorie D. Blundell, of Omak, passed away Aug. 17, 2008 at Valley Care Center. Marge was born Nov. 26, 1917 at home in Magnolia, Iowa, the daughter of Ralph and Alice Miller. She joined two sisters, Madelyn and Dorothy. When ...

Sylvan Smith

Electric City, WA

Sylvan “Smitty” Smith died at his Electric City home on Friday, Aug. 15, 2008. Smitty was born May 27, 1914 in Bridgeport, Wash. He married Edna Johnson, Nov. 4, 1933 in Republic, Wash. He was a 32nd degree Mason; Methow ...