Obituaries for May 2010

Obituary

Russel Gordon DeTro

Omak, WA

Russel Gordon DeTro, 90, of Omak, went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, May 18, 2010, at Rose Garden Care Center in Omak. He lived in the Riverside-Omak, area for over 70 years. Russel was born to James Hugo ...

Helen Elgin Moss

Chino Hills, CA

Helen Elgin Moss, 92, was born in Okanogan, Wash., on Feb. 23, 1917, the first born of Wm. Grant (Bud) Elgin and Vesta Rice Elgin. She passed away Sept. 22, 2009, in Chino Hills, Calif, following a massive stroke. She ...

Eava A. Bucholtz Dennis

Spokane Valley, WA

A private graveside memorial service for family and friends of Eava Dennis was held Saturday, May 22, 2010, at 3:30 p.m., at Greenwood Memorial Terrace, Statue of Inspiration. She died peacefully at her home in Spokane Valley, on Sunday, May ...

Elnore Fay Spanton

Yakima, WA

Elnore Fay Spanton passed away on May 11, 2010, after recently moving back to Yakima. She was born on June 3, 1924, in Whitefish, Mont., to parents Archie and Vera Birch. Elnore was on of nine siblings. She graduated from ...

Virginia Grant

Tonasket, WA

Ginger gently and peacefully passed away in her sleep on May 18, 2010, at age 90 in the Tonasket North Vallley Extended Care, where she was affectionately known as "Peanut". She was the 5th of 10 children born to Anthony ...

Corrine Reyes

Okanogan, WA

Corrine Reyes, 74, passed away peacefully May 1, 2010, at Valley Care Center, in Okanogan, after an extended illness. She was born Aug. 11, 1935, to Elton and Edna Carpenter, Chelan, Wash. Corrine grew up in the Chelan area and ...

Don E. McFarland

Omak, WA

Don E. McFarland, 77, passed away at home on May 11, 2010, following a short battle with cancer. Don was born April 27, 1933, in Leavenworth, Wash., to Clifford and Eva McFarland. He attended school in Omak, graduating in 1951. ...

Eric Donald Gilge

Okanogan, WA

Eric Donald Gilge, 36, was born May 18, 1973. He passed away May 13, 2010, in Okanogan, due to juvenile diabetes. Eric was born in Seattle, Wash., to Charlene (now Alexander, of Oroville) and Gary Gilge. He was the fourth ...

John P. Harris

Tonasket, WA

John P. Harris, 89, of Tonasket, passed away on Wednesday, May 12, 2010. He was born on June 7, 1920, in Jackson Hole, Wyo., to parents Earle and Elizabeth Harris. The family moved to Boise, Idaho, and this is where ...

Ken Miller

Omak, WA

Ken Miller was born in Omak, Wash., to Stanley and Dorothy (Thomas) Miller. Ken grew up in Pateros, Wash., and graduated Pateros High School in 1966. After high school, Ken attended WSU for a few months but found college wasn't ...

Mildred Cheetham

Conconully, WA

Mildred (Midge) Cheetham, of Conconully, Wash., passed away Feb. 22, 2010, in Central Washington. She was born in Bridgeport, Wash., Aug. 19, 1916, to Eilt and Louise Willms. Surrounded by family, Midge celebrated her 93rd birthday in August of 2009, ...

Nellie Lavona Baro

Tonasket, WA

Nellie Lavona Barto was born in Gordon, Nebr., the daughter of Florence Mae (nee Cunard) and Joel Monte Barto Jr. She resided in Gordon, Nebr., Portland, Ore., Reno, Nev., Clarkston, Spokane and Greenacres, Wash., Oakland, Calif., and lastly Tonasket, Wash., ...

Yury Oleynik

Omak, WA

Yury Oleynik, 66, died at his home in Omak, Wash., May 9, 2010. Yury was born Jan. 2, 1944, in Rovno, Ukraine, to Peter and Maria Oleynik. Yury was a follower of Christ. He spent his life serving God and ...

Jean Lilenquist

Riverside, WA

(Thelma) Jean Lilenquist, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend, passed away on May 2, 2010, in Riverside, Wash., after a long and debilitating battle with dementia. Jean (Wilson) Lilenquist was born in Eagle Valley, Ore., on Sept. 27, 1921, ...

keith V. Fitzjarrald

Omak, WA

Keith V. Fitzjarrald, 73, of Omak, died at home Thursday, May 6, 2010, surrounded by his family, following a lengthy illness. Keith was born June 28, 1936, in Mackay, Idaho, to Jack and Golda Fitzjarrald. A graduate of Twisp High ...

Kevin M. Bonnin

When a person dies, many euphemisms are spoken. If he or she was old, then it was a full life, but if young then it ended before it was time. And in almost all cases, he or she died quickly ...

Jose Antonio Campos

Malott, WA

Jose Antonio Campos, known as “Pepe”, 34, of Malott, Wash., passed away in his home on April 23, 2010. He was born May 13, 1975, to Augustin Campos and Leonor Padilla in Manzanillo Colima, Mexico. He was raised in Guadalajara, ...

Marie A. Moomaw Fry

Omak, WA

Marie A. (Moomaw) Fry was born in Omak, Wash., Aug. 17, 1937, to Leo Moomaw and Mary (Picard) Moomaw. She lost her mother on the day of her birth and was raised by her father's sister, Katie, and her husband, ...