Obituaries for January 2011

Obituary

Jason Terrance Weller

Jason Terrance Weller was born June 10, 1972, in Seattle, Wash, to Lurene Yost and Timothy Weller. He passed away on Jan. 9, 2011. Jason graduated from Mountlake Terrace High School in Snohomish County, Wash. Upon graduation, he went into ...

Earnest Hoyt Scarborough Jr.

Okanogan, WA

Earnest Hoyt Scarborough Jr., a resident of Okanogan for 52 years, died the morning of Jan. 22, 2011, at his home in Okanogan. Earnest was born March 31, 1932, to Ernest and Paula Scarborough in Savannah, Ga. He joined the ...

Miles Donald Goetz

Okanogan, WA

Miles Donald Goetz, 71, of Okanogan, died Jan. 20, 2011, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Miles was born Sept. 2, 1930 in Yakima, Wash. He spent most of his school years in Wapato. In 1951, he married ...

Dorothy Lee Weitman

Omak, WA

Dorothy Lee Weitman, 84, long time resident of Omak, died Jan. 22, 2011, at her home at Apple Springs Assisted Living in Omak. She was born Feb. 24, 1926, in Tonasket, to Clarence and Alta Bandtman. Dorothy lived most of ...

Walter Frank Florek

Omak, WA

Walter Frank Florek, 90, of Omak, died Jan. 2, 2011, at the Golden Years retirement home in Riverside, Wash. Walter was born Nov. 23, 1921 in the village of Neffs, Ohio, to John and Jenie Florek. John and Jenie Florek ...

Walter M. Sawyer

Oroville, WA

Walter M. Sawyer, 82, passed away Jan. 10, 2011. Walt was born Jan. 12, 1928 in Hollister, Mo., to Thomas and Dora Elsie Lee Sawyer. He attended Green Hill Elementary and Fordand High School in Fordland, Mo. Walt served in ...

Irving Lee Sasse

Riverside, WA

Irving Lee Sasse, formerly of Riverside, Wash., passed away Jan. 10, 2011, in Auburn, Wash. Irving was born Nov. 18, 1924, in Riverside, to Romeo and Madge (Zachman) Sasse. He attended schools in Pine Creek and graduated from Riverside High ...

Kevin Paul Skirko

Malott, WA

Kevin Paul Skirko, of Malott, Wash., passed away at the Okanogan Douglas Hospital, in Brewster, Wash., on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011. He was born Aug. 9, 1954 in Butte, Mont., to Tony Skirko and Mary Ball-Skirko. The family moved to ...

Joseph Maurice Gadeberg

Omak, WA

Joseph Maurice Gadeberg, 72, died Dec. 27, 2010, at his home in Omak. The only child of Maurice and Mae (Harlan) Gadeberg, Joe was born Aug. 24, 1938, in Okanogan, Wash. He attended schools in Omak and Washington State University. ...

Herbert S. Conner III

Okanogan, WA

Herbert S. “Skip” Conner III, of Okanogan, passed away on Jan. 8, 2011, surrounded by his family. He was born to Herb and Marie (Schaller) Conner on Sept. 5, 1930, in Okanogan. Skip spent the first ten years of his ...

Flavia J. Booher Turk

Omak, WA

Flavia J. (Booher) Turk, 97, of Omak, Wash., passed away at her son’s home on Jan. 11, 2011. She was born on July 1, 1913, to Jessie and Essie Boher in Spangle, Wash. Flavia was raised in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, ...

Geraldine F. Lay

Omak, WA

Geraldine F. Lay, 78, of Omak, Wash., died peacefully at home on Jan. 13, 2011, of natural causes. Gerry, as most people knew her, was born Sept., 1932 in Tonasket, Wash. and grew up in Loomis, Wash., with her parents, ...

Kenneth Douglas Grooms

Omak, WA

Kenneth Douglas Grooms, 67, of Omak, Wash. was born on April 14, 1943 in Pine Bluff, Ark., the son of Lawrence Grooms and Ruby Lee Atchley Grooms. Kenneth went to the Lord on Jan. 13, 2011 at his home in ...

Emily Duncan

Colville, WA

Emily Duncan, 99, of Colville, Wash., died Dec. 30, 2010. She was born May 16, 1911 in a homestead on the creek east of Danville, Wash. Emily lived at Danville in Ferry County most of her life. Emily loved to ...

Henry George Cate

Omak, WA

Henry “Hank” George Cate II was born on Dec. 10, 1960, in Omak, Wash. He passed away on Dec. 30, 2010, near Kartar. He was the firstborn son of Leroy Cate Sr. and Bernice (Dick) Cate. Hank spent a few ...

Lela May Gilmer

Lela May Gilmer, went to Heaven on Dec. 21, 2010. As she sung the Christmas carol, “I’ll be Home for Christmas” with her family, only two days prior to her passing, little did she/we know that she really would be ...

Charlie Mae Wilson Reaves Phelps

Omak, WA

Charlie Mae Wilson Reaves Phelps, 85, died at home Jan. 8, 2011. She was born Feb. 19, 1925, to Cecil and Cleo Wilson in Searcy, Ark. She married Evert Reaves in Coeur d'Alene in 1946 and they settled in Omak. ...

Elaine I. Bramer

Omak, WA

Elaine I. Bramer, 85, beloved mother and grandmother, died Jan. 6, 2011 at Omak, Wash. Elaine Johnson was born in 1925 to Andrew and Louisa Johnson at Bancroft, Nebr. She graduated from high school at West Point, Nebr., in 1943, ...

F. W. Holford

Inchelium WA

F. W. “Pete” Holford, a longtime resident of Inchelium, Wash., passed away on Jan. 1, 2011 at his home. He was born on July 11, 1919, in Czar, B. C., the son of William Henry and Suzana (Cudney) Holford. Pete’s ...

Robert Donald Buchanan

Omak, WA

Robert “Bob” Donald Buchanan, 93, a longtime resident of Omak, died Dec. 28, 2010 at the Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak. Bob was born Oct. 23, 1917, to Donald B. and Edith Pearl Buchanan, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The family lived ...