Obituaries for July 2009

Obituary

Paul Otto Oestreich Jr.

Omak, WA

Paul Otto Oestreich Jr., passed away on July 20, 2009, in Omak, Wash. Paul was born May 17, 1935 to Paul Oestreich, Sr. and wife, Mabel, in Virgil, S.D. He married Marjorie Rowalski in 1954 and they divorced in 1974. ...

Gary Burnett

Redmond, WA

Gary Burnett was born Dec. 22, 1955, in Omak, Wash. to Howard and Gladys (Simonson) Burnett. He died July 9, 2009 in Redmond, Wash. Gary was a graduate of Washington State University with Bachelor Degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Business ...

Thomas E. Murrah

Okanogan, WA

Thomas E. Murrah Okanogan Thomas E. Murrah , 67, passed away peacefully at his home in Okanogan, Wash., on Wednesday, July 22, 2009. He was born in Fordyce, Ark., Aug. 14, 1941 to William Thomas Murrah and Nellie Pearl Stell. ...

Lewis Carson Byrd

Okanogan, WA

Lewis Carson Byrd, 73, of Okanogan, Wash., passed away on July 26, 2009 at the University of Washington after a long, hard battle with lung disease. He was born on March 10, 1936, in Omak, Wash., to Dale and Helen ...

Dolores Rose Scholz

South Pine Creek, WA

Dolores Rose Scholz of South Pine Creek passed peacefully into the Lord’s hands on July 21, 2009. She was born April 25, 1933, to Edward and Blanche Figlenski of Tunk Valley. Dolores attended elementary and junior high at Omak Catholic ...

Ronald Gene Sawyer

Dufur, OR

Ronald 'Ron' Gene Sawyer, 57, a resident of Dufur, Ore., died at home in the presence of his family on Tuesday, June 23, 2009, after a battle with cancer. He was born in Opalocka, Fla., on Oct. 5, 1951, the ...

Sara Pearl Longanecker Verbeck

Tonasket, WA

“I have trusted in Thy loving kindness; My heart shall rejoice in Thy Salvation, I will sing to the Lord, Because He has dealt bountifully with me.” Sara Pearl Longanecker was born on July 23, 1918 to Samuel G. and ...

Kathryn Louise Hubbard

Riverside, WA

Kathryn Louise Hubbard Kathryn was born Oct. 21, 1921 in Omak to John and Lilian Wall. Kathryn had four brothers and four sisters. They moved to Riverside where her parents owned and operated a dairy farm. She attended and graduated ...

Anna Marie Pridgen

Oroville, WA

Anna Marie Pridgen, 66, devoted wife, mother of four, step mother of two, and grandmother of eight, and the only friend I have in the world and truly my one love, passed away in her sleep after years of battling ...

Vernon M. Lynn

Brewster, WA

Vernon M. Lynn passed away passed away July 5, 2009, at the VA Hospital in Seattle, Wash. He was born July 20, 1933 in Fruitland, Wash. to Morris and Eva Lynn. In 1937, his family moved to the Okanogan Valley, ...

Mildred Kaufman Hunley

Barstow, CA

Mildred Hunley, 87, passed into the Lord’s arms with her family at her side on June 14, 2009. A Barstow, Calif. resident since 1968, she retired from the Marine Base in 1988 after 20 years of service at the Motor ...

Cornelius Walter Fenison

Cornelius Walter “Neil” Fenison passed away on Friday morning, July 3, 2009, at home in his sleep, after a prolonged illness. He has been cared for by his brother, J.B. Fenison, Katherine Fenison and sister-in-law, Laverne, for the past two ...

Cornelia Ann Gaffney

Omak, WA

In loving memory of Cornelia Ann Gaffney, wife, mother, and grandmother. Cornelia passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at her home in Omak, Wash. Cornelia was born in Butte, Mont., April 19, 1932. Cornelia was a very warm ...