Obituaries for October 2010

Obituary

Leona Fay Beyers

Tonasket, WA

Leona Fay Beyers, 72, of Tonasket Wash., passed away at home on Oct. 20, 2010, after a long battle with cancer. Leona was born on Nov. 28, 1937, to Carl E. and Olive N. Wilson of Sunnyslope. She grew up ...

William P. Flugel

Lewiston, ID

William (Bill) P. Flugel of Lewiston, Idaho, died Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010, at his Lewiston residence. He was 71 years old. Bill was born June 5, 1939, at Colville, Wash. to Carl and Pearl Flugel. He grew up in the ...

Albertina Marie Kane

Omak, WA

Albertina Marie Kane, 42, died Oct. 3, 2010, at Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak. She was born June 15, 1968, at Naval Air Station Lemoore, Kings, Calif., to Roger A. and Evelyn F. Wieckhorst. Tina started kindergarten at Sabetha, Kan. and ...

Viola Vance Mattox

Tucson, AZ

Viola Vance Mattox died Sept. 26, 2010, in Tucson, Ariz. She was born in Okanogan on June 19, 1922, to Clive and Lena Vance. Viola graduated from high school in Priest River, Idaho, in 1939 as class valedictorian. She married ...

James R. Pentz

Omak, WA

James (Jim) R. Pentz passed away at his home on Oct. 23, 2010. He was born in Omak to Russell and Christina Pentz on March 1, 1935. Jim graduated from Omak High School and went on to Eastern Washington University ...

Kenneth Wayne Thompson

Okanogan, WA

Kenneth "Ken" Wayne Thompson, 57, went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 17, 2010. He was born to Ray and Shirley Thompson on Jan. 23, 1953 in Omak. He graduated from Omak High School in 1973. Ken was ...

Edwin Lee Markel

Omak, WA

Friends and family were saddened by the passing of their loved one, Lee Markel. He was born in Wapato, Wash., on June 8, 1927, to William and Minnie Leopold Markel. The family moved to Omak, Wash., in 1933. He was ...

Wayne Eugene Ham

Tonasket, WA

Wayne Eugene Ham, 30, of Tonasket died on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, at the North Valley Hospital, in Tonasket, after a short bout with liver cancer. He was born on May 5, 1980, in Arlington, Wash., to parents Eugene and ...

Gary Rillera

Tonasket, WA

Gary Rillera, 63, a fifteen year resident of Tonasket and a registered pharmacist, died Sept. 4, 2010, near Brewster as a result of a fishing accident. He was born Aug. 6, 1947, in Seattle, the son of Aniceto and Helen ...

Theresa Lynn Fancher-Newton

In Loving Memory Theresa Lynn Fancher-Newton, 30, found her way home Sept. 23, 2010, due to complications following eye surgery in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was born in Omak, Wash., on Dec. 19, 1979, to Pamela J. (Rickel) Fancher ...

Lewis Root

Okanogan, WA

Lewis "Ed" Root, 78, died at his home, the night of Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010. He was born March 13, 1932, in Kettle Falls, Wash., to Howard and Louise Root. He was raised in Kettle Falls until the age of ...

Helen Irene Townsend

Okanogan, WA

Helen Irene Townsend, 85, Okanogan, passed away peacefully Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010. She was born Aug. 27, 1925, in Cadillac, Michigan. She moved to Washington at the age of 19. She married Eugene F. Townsend, Sr., on Oct. 13, 1945, ...