Obituaries for June 2010

Obituary

Delaine Marcels Todd

Seattle, WA

Delaine Marcels Todd was born to Harley and Marcels Johnsen on Oct. 24, 1949, in Seattle, Wash. She went home to be with the Lord June 23, 2010. On that day she slipped from death into a glorious life where ...

Reona Marie Layton

Riverside, WA

Reona, mostly known as Renee, has become a full time angel after 77 years of practice. She passed away in her home in Riverside, Wash., with family at her side on June 20. Renee was born to Edna and Arnold ...

'we Ya Sut' Moon Martin Sr.

Omak, WA

Moon Martin, Sr. 72, passed away Monday, June 14, 2010, at his home in Omak. He was born in Nespelem, Wash., on April 17, 1938, the son of Francis and Mildred Carden Martin. Moon re-married Maurine Neah Martin on Dec. ...

Kenneth Richard MacLean

Omak, WA

Kenneth Richard MacLean died on June 14, 2010, at his home after a five-year battle with Parkinsons. He was born on Feb. 25, 1931, in Gary, Ind., to Harold and Olive MacLean. His family moved to Omak in 1936, when ...

Michael Dean Goetz

Okanogan, WA

Michael Dean Goetz, 56, passed away peacefully on June 19, 2010, at Sacred Heart Medical Center, in Spokane, Wash., with family at his side. He was born May 11, 1954, to Miles and Donna Goetz, in Yakima, Wash. The Goetz ...

Violet Lois Nesary Howe

Omak, WA

Violet Lois Nesary-Howe was met at Heaven’s door June 14, 2010, by her family, friends and much loved pets. Vickie-Vi-Weinke was born March 28, 1933, in Faxon, Okla. She was the fourth of five children. She was preceded in death ...

Bette Maxine Miller

In accordance with the Laws of This Universe, Bette Miller fought the good fight to the bittersweet end. She crossed over with absolutely no shred of dignity left and the grace of a fully armed A-10 wart-hog. She was preceded ...

Marie Holmes

Omak, WA

Marie Holmes, 78, passed away on June 7, 2010, in Omak, Wash. Marie was born on Oct. 2, 1931, to Margeten and Ingvald Twedt. Marie was a kind, caring, helping and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, mother-in-law, aunt and friend. ...

Amy Louise Kellogg

Richland, WA

The family of Amy Louise Kellogg of Richland, Wash., is saddened to announce that she passed away on May 16, 2010, at the age of 57. While we sorrow at her death, we are greatly comforted by her confidence that ...

Betty L. Reams

Spokane, WA

Betty L. Reams, 80, of Spokane, Wash., went to be with the Lord on June 8, 2010, at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. Betty was born on Nov. 29, 1929, to Carl E. and Ruth A. Zucker at ...

Mary E. Buchanan

Omak, WA

Betty Buchanan, 84, of Omak, passed gently away holding the hands of her daughter, Vicki Ledger and daughter-in-law, Virginia Banker, on June 7, 2010, after confirming she felt God very close and was not afraid. Betty was born Oct. 21, ...

June Lenore Dixon

June Lenore Dixon was born on June 27, 1917, in Rising Sun, Ohio, to Oma and Helen (Stahl) Wyer. She was the oldest of four children. In 1931, she moved across country with her parents to the Los Angeles suburb ...

William Frederick Carter

On May 26, 2010, William “Bill” Frederick Carter was called home. Bill was born Sept. 4, 1925, in Omak, to Milo and Sarah Carter, and was the grandson of Ben Ross, the founder of Omak. He grew up working with ...

Violet Helen Rowley Groche Opp

American Falls, ID

Violet (Vi) Opp was born Dec. 3, 1910, in American Falls, Idaho, to John and Margie (Hartshorn) Rowley. Violet was the eighth of 18 children. Violet attended school in Republic, Wash., where she met and married August (Gus) Groche. They ...

Ethel Gertrude Voyles Forsythe

Omak, WA

In loving memory: Ethel Gertrude Voyles Forsythe passed away and joined her Lord on June 9, 2010. Ethel resided at 122 Juniper St. in Omak for the past three years and in her own home in Omak prior to that. ...

Andy Jay Burbery

Parker, CO

Andy Jay Burbery died as the result of a motorcycle/deer accident in Parker, Colo., on June 5, 2010. Andy was born at the Omak Hospital on Sept. 2, 1961. He lived in Aeneas Valley for a short time. He was ...

Donna Lee Hoffman

Inchelium WA

Donna Lee Hoffman, 71, passed away peacefully on June 8, 2010, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on April 23, 1939, to Lawrence and Juel (Pennington) Pence in San Luis Obispo, Calif. As a young girl, ...

Betty Rae Smith

Ephrata, WA

Betty Rae Smith, 72, passed away on Wednesday, June 9, 2010. She was born Dec. 29, 1937, to parents, Ralph W. and Betty (Steward) Wilson in Spokane, Wash. She moved to Omak in 1942 where she attended school and graduated ...

Wesley H. Flagg

Omak, WA

Wesley H. "Shine" Flagg was born Feb. 15, 1922, in Winthrop, Wash., to Ben and Ethel Flagg. He attended school at Winthrop. and worked on fire suppression and trail maintenance crew for U.S. Forest Service in summers. He also worked ...

Roberta Fay Kammenga

Omak, WA

Roberta Fay ‘Bertie’ Kammenga, 98, of Omak, passed away June 7, 2010, at Apple Springs. She was born Sept. 23, 1911, in Valdez, Alaska, to Robert and Grace Heron. The family moved to Washington when she was about four years ...