Obituaries for February 2009

Obituary

Elwood Clifton Menendez

Omak, WA

Elwood Clifton Menendez, 75, of Omak, died Feb. 13, 2009, in Omak, Wash. Elwood was born in Delacroix Island, La. to Alejandro and Hazel Menendez on March 16, 1933. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of 20 years. He retired ...

Louis Jonathan Rodriquez

Tonasket, WA

Louis Jonathan Rodriquez Tonasket Louis Jonathan Rodriquez, 44, a seven year resident of Tonasket, died suddenly Monday, February 2, 2009, after a pulmonary embolism. Louis was born Jan. 18, 1965 in Lynwood, Calif. and grew up throughout Southern California. Although ...

Dennis Pickering

Ellisforde, WA

Dennis Pickering, 66, of Ellisforde passed away Feb. 7, 2009 at the North Valley Hospital in Tonasket, after his 20 year kidney transplant failed along with other complications. He was born June 2, 1942 in Everett to Keith and Allene ...

Norman Jess

Brewster, WA

Norman Jess, passed away Feb. 10, 2009, from complications with pneumonia. Norm was born Aug. 2, 1926 to Karl and Nell (Rowland) Jess in Pateros at the home. He graduated from Pateros High School in 1947 and enlisted in the ...

Roy Lee Stoddard

Tonasket, WA

Roy Lee Stoddard of Tonasket died on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009 at his home. He was born in Oroville, Aug. 3, 1925 to Clint and Alta Mann Stoddard. He graduated from Oroville High School in 1943 and joined the U.S. ...

John R. Christie

Omak, WA

John R. Christie, passed away on Feb. 9, 2009 at his home surrounded by his family. John was born to Jim and Sara Christie on Feb. 1, 1911 in Aurora, Ark. He married Lizzie Mae Cowan on Feb. 9, 1931 ...

Marylynn Lea Krumm

Richland, WA

Marylynn Lea Krumm, 65, of Richland, Wash. passed away peacefully with her son at her side on Feb. 10, 2009. Lynn was born in Seattle, Wash. on March 2, 1943 to Betty Lou Bowers Mohaupt and Bill H. Mohaupt. At ...

Dianna Moran

Brewster, WA

Dianna Moran, 67, went to be with her Savior on Feb. 7, 2009 as the result of a car accident near Yuma, Ariz., where she and her husband, Earnie, have spent the last couple of winters to escape the winter ...

Billie Louise Delfeld

Okanogan, WA

Billie Louise Delfeld, 81, died peacefully on Feb. 9, 2009 at her home in Okanogan with her beloved canine companion, Belle, at her side. She was born on May 30, 1927 in Oroville, Wash., to Gladys and Joseph Keeney. She ...

Tanya Marie Hess Sloan

Tanya Marie Sloan, wife of Patrick and daughter to Mason and Carole Hess, passed away on Sunday, February 1, 2009. Tanya's passing was sudden and unexpected but we are thankful that she was surrounded by loved ones when it occurred. ...

Lois Evelyn Brooks

Tonasket, WA

Lois Evelyn Brooks, 96, of Tonasket, went to be with our Lord, at home on Wednesday evening, Feb. 4, 2009. She was born to Burr Emerson and Mary Rebecca (Rash) Breshears on Aug. 14, 1912. Her father was a Brethren ...

Ella Caroline Johnston

Okanogan Valley, WA

Ella Caroline Johnston, 87, Okanogan Valley resident, passed away February 3, 2009 at Sacred Heart Hospital. Caroline was born May 17, 1921 to Scott and Ella (Bullock) Fuller near Esbon, Kans. She moved with her parents to Pateros, Wash. in ...

Ralph Mac Weitman

Omak, WA

Ralph Mac Weitman, 82, passed away Feb. 5, 2009 at his home in Omak. He was born on Jan. 2, 1927 to Joseph (Pop) and Anne Weitman. He was raised on the ranch at Moses Meadows and graduated from Omak ...

Jerry Emmanuel Berschauer

Wenatchee, WA

Jerry Emanuel Berschauer passed away on Feb. 2, 2009. He was born Jan. 14, 1938 to Manuel and Mildred Berschauer. He was raised in Olympia Wash. and in 1955 his family moved to Ephrata, Wash. where he graduated high school ...

William Belgarde Jr.

Omak, WA

William 'Billy' Belgarde Jr., 52, of Omak went to rest peacefully with his creator on Jan. 24, 2009. Billy was born on June 9, 1956 to Evelyn Lay and William Belgarde Sr. He was born and raised in Omak, Wash. ...

Lauretta Jean Ramey

Kennewick, WA

Lauretta Jean Ramey, 65, of Kennewick, Wash., beloved daughter of Zane and Laura Jean Ramey, Omak, died at the Kennewick General Hospital on December 19, 2008. She was born in St. Martin’s Hospital in Tonasket, Wash. on April 15, 1943 ...

Naymond R. Todd

Omak, WA

Naymond R. Todd, 78, passed away on Jan. 28, 2009 at Rose Garden Care Center in Omak, Wash., surrounded by his family. Naymond was born to Roy Lee and Mary Ruth Todd on Oct. 27, 1930 in Arpaler, Okla. He ...

Peggy Louise Baker

Okanogan, WA

Our beloved mother, Peggy Louise Baker, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 26, 2009, after an extended illness. Peggy was born in Mount Airy, (AIR-EE), N.C. on Jan. 8, 1933 to Beatrice and Anderson Kingsbury. Peggy grew up ...