Obituaries for January 2010

Obituary

Richard G. Champion

Conconully, WA

Richard G. Champion, 88, of Conconully passed away on Jan. 14, 2010. He was born April 20, 1921, at Swissvale, Penn., to David and Annie Champion. After high school he met his future wife at a restaurant which her dad ...

Donald Allen Armstrong

Riverside, WA

Donald Allen Armstrong, 41, of Riverside, Wash., went to be with the Lord Jan. 12, 2010, at his home. He was born in Omak on Aug. 25, 1968, to Bill and Dorothy Armstrong. Donald lived his entire life at home, ...

Mary E. Plakos Sirchuk

Omak, WA

Mary E. Plakos Sirchuk, 80, passed away at her home in Omak, Wash., on Dec. 26. 2009. She was born Jan. 17, 1929, to Arthur and Eloise Garfield of Pasadena, Calif. She was married to John Plakos. John and Mary ...

Kenneth Lee Roe

Brewster, WA

Kenneth Lee Roe Kenneth Lee Roe went to be with his Lord on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010. He was born on Aug. 18, 1955, to Richard (Dick) and Sharon Roe in Ayer, Ma. Ken grew up in the Okanogan Valley ...

Patrick John Hartney

Ellensburg, WA

Pat Hartney, 88, went home to be with the Lord Jan. 10, 2010, at his home in Ellensburg, Wash. He was born May 10, 1921, in Manhattan Borough, New York City, to John and Mary (Malek) Hartney. He was raised ...

Helena Lorraine Holdt Shiflett

Okanogan, WA

Helena Lorraine Holdt Shiflett went to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 8, 2010. Born to Hans and Caroline Holdt, June 26, 1909, on Badger Mountain. Helena was the seventh child of ten children. In 1931, Helena married Joel ...

James T. White

Pateros, WA

James T. “Jim” White, 67, of Pateros, Wash., made his journey after a brief battle with cancer on Jan. 2, 2010. Jim graduated from Brewster High School in 1960 and immediately joined the USMC. In 1966, he joined Delta Air ...

George Randal Harsh

Kirkland, WA

George Randall Harsh, 89, passed away Jan. 5, 2010, at Evergreen Hospice Center, Kirkland, Wash., of congestive heart failure. George was born Nov. 22, 1920, in Waterville, Wash., to George and Flosie Harsh. George grew up in Omak and was ...

Bonita Grace Glover

Okanogan, WA

Bonita Grace Glover, 65, a longtime resident of Okanogan, passed away Jan. 4, 2010, at home, with her family by her side. Bonita was born on June 26, 1944, to Coy and Marjorie Glover in Elizabethton, Tenn. Bonita moved to ...

Dale Coultas

Methow, WA

Dale Coultas, 96, of Methow, Wash., passed away Jan. 5, 2010, at home. He was born Aug 11, 1913, on a farm near Reading, Minn., to Marguerite Elizabeth (Kinsman) and Roy Walter Coultas. In March 1918, the family moved to ...

Everett Guy Vance

Tonasket, WA

Everett Guy Vance, 94, of Tonasket, passed away Dec. 29, 2009, at the Wenatchee Valley Hospital following complications from the return of prostate cancer treated previously in 1996. He was born Nov. 18, 1915, near Harrington, Wash., to Guy and ...

Jack R. Myers

Omak, WA

Jack R. Myers Omak Jack Robert Myers, 78, Omak, died on Dec. 25, 2009, at his home with his loving wife, Peggy, at his side. He was born on Aug. 12, 1931, in Stugart, Kansas, to Lester (Bob) and Bertha ...

Robert Tavitas

Okanogan, WA

Robert Tavitas, 61, of Okanogan, Wash., lost his courageous battle with cancer peacefully at his home on Dec. 29, 2009. He was surrounded by his loving family. Bobby was born on Sept. 27, 1948, in San Anna, Calif., to Cruz ...