Obituaries for June 2011

Obituary

Harriet Bergenholtz

Omak, WA

Harriet Bergenholtz of Omak, Wash., left with her loving angel to join our Heavenly Father on June 13, 2011. She was born to Lydia Alexander and Asa Wright March 23, 1920, in Hammond, Kans. As a small child, her fmaily ...

Neal Leroy Yarnell

Spokane, WA

Neal Leroy Yarnell, 74, passed away June 24, 2011, at Deaconess Medical Center in Spokane, Wash. Neal was born Sept. 12, 1936, in Tonasket, Wash., to Guy and Orla Yarnell. The family lmoved to Okanogan, Wash. In 1954, he joined ...

Adron Turner Hester

Okanogan, WA

Adron Turner Hester, 91, passed away at his home in Okanogan, Wash., on June 21, 2011. Better known as “Bill,” he was born Jan. 28, 1920, to parents Cass and Cornelia Hester in Southmayd, Texas. He was the youngest of ...

Pauline Leslie Jean George

Pauline Leslie Jean George passed away June 24, 2011, in a nursing home from complications due to an aortic aneurysm. She was 87. Pauline or, “Jean” as she liked to be known, was born Dec. 5, 1923, to Mr. and ...

Gregory John Gargett

Greg Gargett passed away peacefully at his home in Seattle on May 22, 2011, following a lifelong struggle with muscular dystropy. Greg was born in Renton, Wash., Dec. 26, 1965, to parents the late Ron Gargett and Susan (Baker) Gargett, ...

Marion Edmond Ballard

In loving memory of Marion “Ed” Edmond Ballard who died at home after a long illness on May 31, 2011. He was born to Alice and Green Ballard in Ben Wheeler, Texas on Feb. 5, 1922. He married Viola Smith ...

Lyla R. Cotter Thornton

Lyla R. (Cotter) Thornton was born May 6, 1920, in Whitefish, Mont. to Herbert and Hazel (Platt) Cotter. As a child her family moved many times, living in Washington, Idaho and Montana, including nine years homesteading in northern Alberta without ...

Judith Marie Ford Anderson

Republic, WA

2011-06-04 Judith “Judy” Marie Anderson (Ford), 66, passed away June 14, 2011, from metastic breast cancer. She was born Jan. 4, 1945, in Oklahoma City, Okla. and was adopted by Carl and Maxine Ford. She grew up in Eastern Oregon, ...

Barbara Gay Kendall Utzinger

Wenatchee, WA

Barbara Gay (Kendall) Utzinger, 92, passed away March 8, 2011 at the Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, Wash. Gay was born Feb. 9, 1919 in Caldwell, Idaho, to Everett and Florence Kendall. The following year, the family moved to Horse ...

David W. John

Omak, WA

Dave went home to be with the Lord on March 22, 2011, from a short illness. He left behind his wife, Frann; son, Ron (Dee) of Nevada; son, Darrel (Susie) of Medical Lake; daughter, Paula (Steve) of Ephrata; ten grandchildren; ...

Delphine Louise Rickel

Omak, WA

Delphine Louise Rickel went to be with her beloved Lord on June 6, 2011 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Oct. 23, 1936, in Aenas Valley, to Bill and Essie Scriver. She experienced and ...

Thomas George Clough Jr.

Colville, WA

Thomas “Bud” G. Clough, Jr., a resident of Colville, Wash. passed away on June 1, 2011 in Colville at the age of 73. Bud was born on April 19, 1938 in Aberdeen, Wash., the son of Thomas George and Edith ...

Roger Lee Samse

Roger Lee Samse, 77, went to be with our Lord on June 1, 2011. Roger was born in Sheboygan, Wisc. to Benjamin and Anna Samse. The family moved to Granger, Wash. in 1943. Roger graduated from Granger High School in ...

Roberta Nelson Campbell

Oroville, WA

Roberta Nelson Campbell died at her home on June 10, 2011 after a brief illness. Roberta was born on Feb. 25, 1936, in the Oroville Hospital to parents Joe and Doris Hardenburgh. She graduated from high school in 1953, attended ...

Floyd William Harneit

Omak, WA

Floyd William Harneit, 84, of Omak, Wash. went to be with his Lord on June 7, 2011, after a courageous battle with cancer. Floyd was born in Havillah, Wash. on March 22, 1927 to Albert William and Elma C. Harneit. ...

Patricia Helen Opdycke

Patricia Helen (Pat) Opdycke was born March 26, 1939, in Neptune, N.J., to Jean Edgar Murphy. She was raised in Farmingdale, N.J., and upon graduation from Freehold High School married Jim Opdycke, her loving husband of 54 years. She passed ...

Phyllis Jones Harsh

Mercer Island, WA

Phyllis Jones Harsh, 87, of Mercer Island, passed away on May 29, 2011. Phyllis was born on Aug. 11, 1923, in Okanogan, Wash., to John Byrd Jones Jr. and Lena Wiltz. Phyllis graduated from Omak High School in 1942. She ...

Richard S. Roe

Tonasket, WA

Richard S. Roe, 52, died on Thursday, June 2, 2011, at his home in Tonasket with his family by his side. He was born on March 18, 1959, in Renton to parents Richard and Sharon Roe. Steve grew up mainly ...

Catherine E. Gilman

Catherine E. Gilman, 74, passed away at home on May 27, 2011, after an extended illness. Catherine was born July 18, 1936 to Manford and Irene Miner in Yakima, Wash. She spent her early childhood in Olympia. The family moved ...

Ronald Gene Miles

Malott, WA

Ronald Gene Miles, 70, passed away May 31, 2011, at his home in Malott, Wash. His wife and grandson were with him. He passed away with them by his side. He was born Nov. 4, 1940 in Bethany, Mo., to ...