Obituaries for July 2010

Obituary

Harold William Burse

Bud lost his courageous battle against Lou Gehrig’s Disease at home Friday, July 23, 2010, with his loved ones at his side. Harold William ‘Bud’ Burse was born in Colville, Wash., on Feb. 12, 1935, to Wilkie and Elsie Burse. ...

James Alfred Smith

Jay grew up in Omak, Wash., and was the eldest son of Bill and Jeanne Smith. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and brother who left us way too soon. He was surrounded by his family on the day ...

Virginia Marie Koepke

Okanogan, WA

Virginia Marie Koepke, a long-time resident of Okanogan, passed away on June 28, 2017, in Central Washington Hospital, in Wenatchee, Wash., after a brief illness. She was born in Okanogan on May 22, 1936, to William and Virginia Sheely. She ...

Roxy Wayne Spray

Tunk Valley, WA

Roxy Wayne Spray, 61, passed away with his wife, Trish, at his side, in their home in Tunk Valley, Wash., on June 29, 2010. He was born Oct. 4, 1948, in Olney, Ill., to Ronald Eugene Spray and Densel Marie ...

Martha Louise Atchison

Tonasket, WA

Martha Louise Atchison of Tonasket, Wash., died Thursday, July 8, 2010, at North Valley Extended Care, with her family at her side. Martha was born in Pine Creek, Wash., on April 25, 1919, to Austrian immigrants, Jacob and Christina Zachman. ...

Roberta Marie Maple

Tonasket, WA

Roberta Marie Maple, of Tonasket, Wash., died Tuesday, July 13, 2010, at her home, surrounded by her friends and family. Roberta was born on Dec. 29, 1941, to Bev and Martha Conner in Tonasket, Wash. When she was six months ...

Howard W. Chamberlin

Howard W. Chamberlin passed away July 5, 2010, at home, peacefully in his sleep. Howard was born March 31, 1924, in Aberdeen, to Willis and Nina Chamberlin. He moved from the Dakotas to the State of Washington as a young ...

Benito P. Flores Jr.

Grand Coulee, WA

On July 5, 2010, we lost our dear son, brother, uncle, cousin and friend Ben P. Flores Jr. He was born in Brewster, Wash., on Oct. 12, 1989, to Benito M. Flores and Lettye M. Hall. Ben or Lil Ben ...

Gertrude M. McDonald-Finley

Omak, WA

Gertrude M. ‘Trudi’ McDonald-Finley died July 9, 2010, in Wenatchee, Wash., surrounded by her family. She was born Jan. 17, 1944, to William James McDonald and Ann Louise Wannacut-McDonald in a cabin at Wannacut Basin that her grandfather built. She ...

Eleanor Margaret VanderKooi Peirson

Omak, WA

"Marge" Eleanor Margaret (VanderKooi) Peirson, 86, passed away July 7, 2010, at Omak, Wash., of natural causes. Marge was born Oct. 25, 1923, in Dewald, Nobles County, Minn., to Klaas and Anna (Haanstra) VanderKooi. She was raised in Avoca, Minn., ...