Obituaries for August 2009

Obituary

John Carlson McKinney

Omak, WA

John Carlson “Pappy” McKinney died peacefully at home on Aug. 18, 2009. He was born April 6, 1936 in Dermott, Ark. to Lily M. Carlson (McKinney) and Harry C. McKinney. He grew up a “Navy Brat” and traveled the world. ...

Delores Lavato

Okanogan, WA

Delores Lovato-Burnett, 75, a resident of Okanogan, Wash., passed away Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009 at Valley Care Center. Delores was born on Aug. 2, 1934 in Fairbank, Iowa to Philip and Mamie Daniels. Her family eventually moved to Okanogan where ...

Deanne Haworth Lindsey

Okanogan, WA

Deanne Haworth Lindsey, 72, of Okanogan, Wash. passed away Aug. 20, 2009. She was born in Searcy, Ark. in 1937. Deanne was the Queen of Chelan in 1955. She raised seven children, had lots of grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She ...

Shirlee Adrienne Stone

Spokane, WA

Shirlee Adrienne Stone was born on July 26, 1941 to Bud Spence and Sadie Moomaw in Tonasket, Wash. On January 26, 1962 Shirlee married LaVerne “Swede” Stone and remained married for 43 years. These years were filled with creating special ...

Bertha Vanderscheldon Cook Moore

Tonasket, WA

Bertha VanDerscheldon was born March 11, 1912, in a log cabin in Upper Pine Creek to pioneer parents, Joseph and Louise Karg VanDerscheldon, the sixth of eight children. She spent her childhood working on the farm and attended the “Beeman ...

Woodrow Ball

Tucson, AZ

Woodrow "Woody" Ball passed away July 17, 2009 in Tucson Ariz. He was born in Newfoundland, Canada, raised a family in Tucson, and joined the Tonasket community when he married long-time Tonasket resident Ruth Corum Pruitt Ball in 1989. They ...

Richard James Moomaw

Omak, WA

Richard Moomaw Omak Richard James Moomaw, 79, Omak, died Aug. 9, 2009, at his home. He was born July 17, 1930, to Leo S. Moomaw and Mary (Picard) Moomaw near Monse, Wash. He attended Chicken Creek and Omak schools until ...

Death Notice

Alexa Katherine Brown

Clyde, OH

Alexa Brown CLYDE, Ohio — Alexa Katherine Brown, 11, Clyde, Ohio, died Aug. 6, 2009 of medulloblastoma cancer. She was born Feb. 21, 1998, in Fremont, to Warren and Wendy (Sarvis) Brown. She was about to enter the sixth grade ...

Raymond Albert Descoteaux

Omak, WA

Raymond Albert Descoteaux, 27, was killed in a vehicle accident Saturday, Aug. 8, 2209. Mr. Descoteaux was born April 23, 1982, to Gail Jameson and Joe Descoteaux. He was a drummer with Hu-Qua. He enjoyed going to rodeos and was ...

Obituary

Rosalie Ann Eddy

Anchorage, AK

Anchorage resident Rosalie Ann Maley Eddy, 70, died July 24, 2009, at her home. Services were held at the Evergreen Memorial Chapel, 737 E. St., Anchorage, Alaska at 2 p.m. A second memorial service for Rosalie will be held at ...

Estel Lenora McKay Taylor

Wenatchee, WA

Estel Lenora McKay Taylor, 88 of Wenatchee, Wash., beloved teacher, passed away peacefully at home, holding her husband’s hand, on Aug. 4, 2009. She was born on May 3, 1921, in Prairie Dog Township, Kans. Her parents were Vera and ...

Gillie A. Jacobs

Roslyn, WA

Gillie A. Jacobs, long-time resident of Roslyn, Wash., passed away at the age of 80 on July 26, 2009. Gil was born on June 21, 1929 to Gillie A. and Etta (Townsend) Jacobs in Omak, Wash. He graduated from Okanogan ...

Marlene 'Lynn' Truitt

Spokane, WA

Marlene “Lynn” Truitt, 60, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009 in Spokane, Wash. She was born on Nov. 1, 1949, in Omak, to her parents, Marlo and Arlene Truitt. She grew up here in Omak surrounded by her loving family ...

Dorothy Lillian King

Omak, WA

Dorothy Lillian King, farm wife, homemaker, loving mother, artist and musician, died Monday, July 27, 2009 in Mid-Valley Hospital, Omak, Wash., at age 90 from complications of old age. Dorothy was born April 29, 1919, to James Graham and Caroline ...

Frank Richter

Omak, WA

Frank “Swede” Richter was born April 10, 1936, in Oroville, Wash., to Hans and Sara Richter. He joined hands with creator on July 27, 2009. He was a member of the Colville Confederated Tribes. He was a brother, uncle, and ...

Jerry Lee Watts

Aberdeen, WA

Jerry passed away after a lingering illness on July 27, 2009, at Grays Harbor Health and Rehabilitation Center, Aberdeen, Wash. He was buried at Omak Memorial Cemetery with no services. Jerry was born to Otho and Lula Watts at Paden, ...

Hazel Shirley Crossland Goodyear

Okanogan, WA

Hazel Shirley Goodyear, 97, of Okanogan passed away July 30, 2009 at her home in Okanogan, Wash. She was born Jan. 6, 1912, in Brewster, Wash. to George Clive Crossland and Rachel Francina (Shirley) Crossland of Brewster. She attended school ...

Mary Mae Stull Miller Covey

Everett, WA

Mary Mae Stull Miller Covey Everett Mary Mae Stull Miller Covey, 84, of Everett, Wash. passed away Friday, July 24, 2009. Everyone who ever knew Mary loved her for her never ending warmth and caring spirit. Mary was always at ...

Ruth Laurel McNeel Caryl

Omak, WA

Ruth Laurel (McNeel) Caryl was born to Homer and Etheline (Porter) McNeel in Hood River, Ore., on April 13, 1928. She passed away on Aug. 1, 2009 at her home in Omak. She graduated from Trout Lake High School in ...