Obituaries for September 2009

Obituary

Kenneth Keith Knapp Sr.

Omak, WA

Kenneth Keith Knapp Sr., 78, Omak, Wash., passed away Sept. 22, 2009, at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, Wash. Ken was born Oct. 8, 1930, to Stanley and Alice Knapp in Lewiston, Idaho. He was raised in Lewiston, Idaho, and ...

Dr. Philip J. Pfarr DVM

Spokane, WA

Dr. Philip J. Pfarr, DVM, 93, of Spokane, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009. Phil was born to Philip and Minnie Pfarr on Jan. 15, 1916, in Riverside, Wash. Phil graduated from Riverside High School and then attended WSU ...

Eddie Colen Peery

Loomis, WA

Eddie Colen 'Bud' Peery was born May 25, 1930, in Sweet Springs, Mo., to Opal and Emmit Peery. Bud met Joan Foster in 1948 while she was playing baseball. They married in 1949 in Clinton, Mo. Bud moved his family ...

Hedy Kleemeier

Okanogan, WA

Hedy Kleemeier passed away Sept. 20, 2009 at Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak. Hedy was born May 2, 1913 in Wuerzburg, Germany. After high school she studied two years at the School of Arts in Wuerzburg and two years at the ...

Myrtle Anna Allen

Salem, OR

Myrtle Allen passed away in Salem, Oregon. She was 101 plus years old. Myrtle was born in Alvarado, New Mexico to William and Ollie Berry on Aug. 29, 1907. She moved from Oklahoma with her family to a ranch near ...

Charles Frederick Schnell

Tonasket, WA

Mr. Charles "Chuck" Frederick Schnell of Tonasket, Wash. passed away on Sept. 13, 2009 in Everett, Wash. Chuck and Pat Schnell, who died May 25, 2005, came to Tonasket in 1995 to retire on their alfalfa farm at Ellisforde, Wash. ...

Walter Francis Thorp

Walt was a "Bloomie," having run all Bloomsday runs, he passed away suddenly while participating in a local run on Sept. 12, 2009 - God speed. Walt was born Aug. 3, 1927, at Synarep, Wash. He was the third of ...

Donald Leo Doering

Okanogan, WA

Donald Leo Doering of Okanogan, Wash., passed away Sept. 12, 2009, at his home after a long battle with cancer. He was born in Spokane, Wash. on Oct. 2, 1929, to Erwin and Charlotte Doering. He was raised in Oliver, ...

Warren 'Neil' Kuiken

Warren "Neil" Kuiken, a good Christian man, was freed from this world Sept. 3, 2009. Neil departed with his family at his side to bid him farewell. Neil was born in December of 1926 on a homestead near Pierre, S.D. ...

Carol M. Phalen

Spokane, WA

Carol M. Phalen, 71, passed away Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009 in Spokane, Wash. Carol grew up working in her parents’ bakery before expanding to the Benewah Milk Bottle and eventually fulfilling her career as a Registered Nurse. She worked in ...

Floyd Leonard McNeese

Floyd Leonard McNeese was born in Pasco, Wash., July 23, 1917, to Adolph Mareydt and Hermoine Landman Mareydt. At age 22 months he was sent to live with the George and Mamie McNeese family. At age 12 he became their ...

Gordon G. Bird

Omak, WA

Gordon G. Bird, 96, was born in Wenatchee, Wash. to Leroy M. and Ellen J. Bird. He attended Wenatchee schools, graduating from Wenatchee High School. He then enrolled at Washington State University and after one year transferred to the University ...

Edward Alexander Marchand

Omak, WA

Edward Marchand died of natural causes on Sept. 7, 2009, residing at his longtime home in Omak, Wash. He is survived by his sons, Michael, Edwin, Steven, and David. He lost a son, Ronald in 1972 in an auto accident. ...

Mollie M. Timm Haase

Omak, WA

Mollie M. Timm-Haase, 84, of Omak, Wash., passed away on Sept. 11, 2009, at home, from Progressive Supra Nuclear Palsy. She was born June 12, 1925, in Wilbur, Wash., to Violet Pickle and Sandy Pearce. She was raised on Creston ...

Marjorie R. Udell

Malott, WA

Marjorie R. Udell passed away on Friday, Sept. 4, 2009 at Northwest Hospital in Seattle. Marj was born July 21, 1948 in Seattle. She was raised by her maternal grandparents, Velma and Hutchinson Brown. She attended school and lived in ...

Alan Richard Martin

Omak, WA

Alan Richard Martin passed away on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009, in Wenatchee at Central Washington Hospital. Alan was born Jan. 19, 1944, in Winnipeg, Manitoba to William and Kathleen Martin. In 1948, they moved to the Seattle area where he ...

Julianne Garrison

Omak, WA

Julianne Garrison, 95, of Omak, Wash. passed away on Sept. 9, 2009 at Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak. She was a full blood Native American Indian of the Colville Confederated Tribes - Wenatchee, Methow, Okanogan and Kartar. Julianne Garrison was born ...

Chadwick Ray Olson

Republic, WA

Chadwick Ray Olson Republic Chadwick Ray Olson, 21 of Republic, died on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009 at home in Republic. He was born on June 2, 1988 in Republic to parents Mike and Mava Olson. Chad grew up in Republic ...

Louisa Mabel Austin Dunbar

Tonasket, WA

Louisa Mabel Dunbar (nee Austin) formerly of Tonasket, Wash., died at her home Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, after a long battle with cancer. Ms. Dunbar was 72. Born in Portland, Ore., on Jan. 19, 1937, she lived in Manila, Philippines, ...