Obituaries for February 2011

Obituary

John Marcus Kelsch

Tonasket, WA

On Feb. 13, 2011, John (P.J.) Marcus Kelsch passed away at North Valley Extended Care after a short illness. John was born Oct. 10, 1919, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to William and Caroline (Sedler) Kelsch. In Oct. 24, 1942, he was ...

Gary J. Allen

Oroville, WA

Gary J. Allen, 77, of Oroville, passed away Monday, Feb. 14, 2011, at the North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket. He was born to Don and Murl (James) Allen, Sept. 19, 1933, at the family home that was built by ...

Amos E. Freel

Amos Freel was born Oct. 9, 1916 in Wibaux, Mont., to Minnie and H.B Freel. He was preceded death by his siblings, Willard Freel, Omak; Clyde Freel, Omak; Harvey Freel, Omak; Eddie Freel, Omak; Stella Waddington, Seattle; and Celia Trieber, ...

Donald Lloyd Marlatt Sr.

Omak, WA

Donald Lloyd Marlatt Sr., 86, passed away at the Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak, Wash., on Feb. 11, 2011. He was born on Aug. 2, 1924 in Portland, Ore. Donald had a real passion for research and history and was a ...

Frances Carson Buchanan

Omak, WA

Frances Carson Buchanan was born Aug. 16, 1916, and passed away Feb. 13, 2011. She is survived by sons, Eugene Bremner (Betty), and Darrell Bremner (Carol); grandson Matt Bremner; sisters, Tressia Anderson and Opal Matlock. She was preceded in death ...

Virginia M. McLean Stalder

Lynnwood, WA

Virginia M. Stalder (nee McLean), 96, was born Sept. 4, 1914, in Sumas, Wash. and died Feb. 1, 2011, in Lynnwood, Wash. Virginia graduated from Bellingham Normal School (now WWU) at age 18 and began a teaching career in the ...

Sharon Elizabeth Rude Black

Sharon Elizabeth Black (Rude) born into Eternal Life on Feb. 10, 2011, beloved wife of the late Lyndon Rude, dear mother of Patty Bailey of Newport, Wash., Steven (Joyce) Grimmer of Ford, Wash., LeAnn Grimmer of Kettle Falls, Christina Flanik ...

Lawson Ernest Cook

Tonasket, WA

Lawson Ernest Cook, 62, of Tonasket, passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 6, 2011, after a long fight against his cancer. He will be greatly missed by his wife of 44 years, Linda E. Cook, of Tonasket and his ...

Yvonne Evelyn Cutchie Newton

Tonasket, WA

Yvonne Evelyn Cutchie Newton passed away Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011 in Tonasket, Wash., after a short illness. She was born March 16, 1921 in Oroville, Wash., as the oldest child of pioneer ranchers Claude and Mabel Cutchie, descendants of the ...

W. Ruth Windsor

Republic, WA

W. Ruth Windsor, 86, of Republic, died Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, in Republic, Wash. She was born the second daughter to W. Earl and Mary C. (Pace) Brown at home in Curlew, Wash. on Dec. 15, 1924. Her grandparents, the ...

Ruby Maxine Eiffert Lovejoy

Omak, WA

Ruby “Maxine” (Eiffert) Lovejoy, of Omak, Wash., passed away Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011. Maxine was born in Carlton, Wash. Dec. 14, 1930 to Boyd and Ruby Eiffert. She was raised in Twisp, Wash. and attended Twisp schools. She married Eugene ...

LeRoy F. McCulley

Wenatchee, WA

On Feb. 3, 2011 LeRoy F. 'Mac' McCulley passed away in his own home in Wenatchee, Wash. LeRoy was born in St. Lawrence, S.D., in 1923 to Vernon and Lola McCulley. When LeRoy was nine, his father constructed a home-made ...

Gilbert James Kaufman

Omak, WA

Gilbert James Kaufman (Gil), 87, went home to his Lord, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, at home in Omak in the company of his wife Viola. Gil was born April 17, 1923, on Happy Hill, Okanogan County to Peter Kaufman and ...

Robert George Simpson

Omak, WA

Robert George “Bob” Simpson, 61, of Omak, Wash., went home to be with his Savior on Jan. 25, 2011, while in the company of his loving wife of 39 years. Bob was born May 19, 1949 to Robert Del and ...

Melissa Marie Reese Noel

Oroville, WA

Melissa Marie Reese Noel, 31, beloved mother and friend to many, went to rest Jan. 19, 2011, at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, Wash. Melissa Reese was born in 1979 to Peggy Reese and Rick Rodrigues in Oliver, B.C. She ...

Claire Bunker

Omak, WA

Claire Bunker, 95, died peacefully Jan. 14, 2011, of age related causes. She was born to Ray W. and Bergetta M. Dodge on July 26, 1915 in Oakes, N.D. She was one of eight children and frequently shared wonderful accounts ...

Manuel Freddie Brazil Jr.

Tonasket, WA

Manuel Freddie Brazil Jr., aka, “Skip”, 75, of Tonasket, Wash., passed away at his home in the presence of his family on Jan. 27, 2011. He was born July 19, 1935 to Manuel Brazil Sr. and Lillian Brazil of Los ...

Jean Louise Culp Combelic

Longmont, CO

After a very short illness Jean Louise Culp Combelic died peacefully in her Longmont, Colo. home, surrounded by family. Jean was born in 1925 in Omak, Wash., to Earl and Mina Culp. When Jean was five years old, her family ...