Obituaries for February 2010

Obituary

Eric Elmer Lundy

Omak, WA

Eric Elmer Lundy died Feb. 7, 2010, at Mid-Valley Hospital. He was born March 21, 1933, to Elmer Melvin and Margaret Lake Lundy in Sunnyside, Wash. He spent his early years in Idaho and Eastern Washington. He attended schools in ...

Viola Johnson

Omak, WA

Viola "Vicki" Johnson, 85, passed away Feb. 3, 2010. Vicki was born in Bozeman, Mont., on March 3, 1924. She grew up in Great Falls, Montana, and graduated from the University of Montana with a degree in Business and Economics. ...

Jerry Bert King

Okanogan, WA

Jerry Bert King, 68, of Okanogan, Wash., was lifted to Heaven from his home on Salmon Creek on Feb. 11, 2010, after a three month battle with leukemia. His son, Scott, his daughter-in-law, Monica, and his partner, Jan — his ...

Jayme Van Tongel

Omak, WA

Jayme Van Tongel died early Feb. 10, 2010, at home of multiple medical problems. The Brazilian-born artist met his wife, Georgia, in New York City, where they both worked in commercial art. The couple traveled many miles throughout the U.S., ...

Jack Chester Means

Fruita, CO

Jan. 30, 2010, will be recorded as a day of loss, reflection and remembrance for the Means family and many friends. Jack died in his home in Fruita, Colo. He was born in Clayton, N. M., to Andrew Jackson Means ...

Blake Michael Hendrick

Blake Michael Hendrick, 60, passed away quietly in his sleep in the early morning hours of Feb. 10, 2010, at his home, with his wife and daughter at his bedside. Blake was born to Daniel L. and Margie L. (Eicher) ...

Carole Ann Sommerfield

Tonasket, WA

Carole Ann Sommerfeld, 75, passed away Feb. 6, 2010 in Tonasket, Wash. She was born Jan. 17, 1935, in Seattle to Floyd “Bunny” Wertz and Ruth [Lee] Morgan. She married Wayne Sommerfeld on Jan. 26, 1952 in Coeur d’Alene Idaho. ...

William Lewis Somday

Malo, WA

William Lewis Somday, 82, of Malo, Wash., died on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010 at his home. He was born on June 4, 1927, in Malo to parents Joseph and Louise Somday. He entered the military in June of 1945 and ...

Vernon W. Bunyea

Spokane, WA

Vernon W. Bunyea passed away Feb. 1, 2010, in Spokane, Wash. He was born in Bigfork, Mont., on Aug. 1, 1931, and graduated from Flathead High in Kalispell in 1949. Vernon played football for the Flathead Braves and was picked ...

Tami Atchison

Omak, WA

Tami Atchison, 63, went home to be with the Lord Feb. 4, 2010. She was born July 28, 1946, in Tacoma, Wash., to Orville and Margaret (Stone) Phillips. Tami graduated from Stadium High School in 1964 in Tacoma Wash. She ...

Jerry Conway

Omak, WA

Jerry (Joseph) Conway died Jan. 20, after suffering a serious stroke, at the age of 89 years. He was living in the Spokane Veterans Home at the time of his death. Jerry was born on Dec. 25, 1920, to George ...

Ernest Victor Carpenter

Okanogan, WA

Ernest (Ernie) Victor Carpenter, 100, a life-time resident of Okanogan, died Jan. 26, 2010, at Park Place, Omak. He was born Sept. 7, 1909, to William and Clara (Ruffenach) Carpenter in his Grandmother Mary Carpenter’s house on Salmon Creek near ...

Marvin H. Ray

Omak, WA

Marvin H. Ray passed away Feb. 2, 2010, with family at his side. Family is the thread that was stitched through his life. Marvin was born in Wentachee on June 3, 1926, to Harlan and Margaret Ray. Family in those ...

Clara Isabelle Burton

Tonasket, WA

Clara Isabelle Burton, 81, of Tonasket went to be with the Lord on Jan. 30, 2010, at home surrounded by her family. Clara was born on July 12, 1928, in Washington, Mo., the oldest of twelve children born to Frank ...

Dorothy Beedle

Republic, WA

Dorothy Beedle, 89, passed away on the morning of Jan. 25, 2010, at Republic, Wash. She was born July 10, 1920, in Hamilton, Ohio, to Augustine Anthony and Ruth Lavada Reilly. She lived in Ohio and New Jersey, prior to ...