Obituaries for March 2011

Obituary

William Louis Arns

Okanogan, WA

William “Bill” Louis Arns, 60, of Okanogan, Wash., passed away at home surrounded by family and friends on March 24, 2011, from cancer. Bill was born July 22, 1950 in Omak, Wash., to William Ray and LaVerne Hazel Arns. He ...

Jay Cyr

Omak, WA

In loving memory of Jay Cyr Jay passed away March 22, 2011 at the age of 59. He was born July 31, 1951 to Bert and Betty Cyr who have preceded him in death. He was a loving husband to ...

William Parkerson Dillon

Wenatchee, WA

William “Bill” Parkerson Dillon passed away after brief illness Thursday, March 24, 2011, at Central Washington Hospital, Wenatchee, Wash. Bill was born in Coffeyville, Kan., on Nov. 25, 1926 to Dollie M. Chick and William W. Dillon. His family moved ...

Theone Doner

Theone Doner, went to her final rest on March 27, 2011. She was born Dec. 30, 1913, in Spooner Wis., to George and Myrtle Lewis. She was one of three daughters and three sons. Theone grew up on a dairy ...

Leroy Knowlton

Okanogan, WA

Leroy “Roy” Knowlton, 83, crossed over on March 27, 2011. Roy was a dedicated, loving husband to Sara (deceased), and an awesome father to Nancy, Martha, Ed, and Cathy (deceased). Roy spent much of his life in the U.S. Air ...

Isabelle B. Losvar

Tonasket, WA

Isabelle B. Losvar peacefully passed away on March 22, 2011, at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket, Wash. She was born Nov. 11, 1926 in Ketchikan, Alaska to parents, William and Mary Brown. Isabelle spent her childhood in Ketchikan and ...

Ray Malcolm Beller

Malott, WA

Ray Beller, 84, a Malott resident for the past 36 years, passed away on Feb. 10, 2011, to reunite with his wife of 60 years. He was born on Feb. 22, 1926, to Harrison and Gladys Beller, in Omaha, Neb., ...

Rick Taylor

Aeneas Valley, WA

Rick spent the last few days of his life in the tender embrace of his family following a sudden illness. He and his wife retired in 2008, sold their home in Renton and built their retirement dream in Aeneas Valley. ...

Raymond Alexander

Omak, WA

Raymond “Ray” Alexander, passed away on Feb. 25, 2011, at Golden Years Family Home. He was born Sept. 10, 1941 in Modesto, Calif. He is survived by his brother, Richard L. Alexander of Omak; many nieces and nephews, great nieces ...

Patrick Shane York

Orting, WA

Patrick Shane York died Feb. 27, 2011, while trying to save his mother from their burning home in Orting, Wash. Neighbors found and saved his mother, but he died in the blaze. He was born June 2, 1964, in Tonasket, ...

LaVerna Marie Davisson Sykes

Corvallis, OR

LaVerna Marie (Davisson) Sykes passed away March 14, 2011 after a brief battle with cancer. LaVerna was born Oct. 15, 1931 in Wenatchee, Wash., to Ernest C. Davisson and Irene (Stuck) Davisson. When she was a toddler she moved to ...

Donald Floyd Van Etten

Omak, WA

Donald Floyd Van Etten passed away March 14 at Mid-Valley Hospital, in Omak, Wash., after having suffered a stroke earlier in the week. He died with family and friends by his side. Don was born on April 27, 1924, one ...

Donald Roderick MacKenzie

Omak, WA

Donald Roderick MacKenzie, 67, died after a brief illness, on Monday, March 14, 2011 in Wenatchee, Wash. He was born on May 16, 1943 in Omak, Wash., to Grace MacKenzie and Kenneth Donald MacKenzie and lived most of his life ...

Tom Harvey

Oroville, WA

Tom Harvey, 64, of Oroville, passed away on Sunday, March 13, 2011 at his home in Oroville. He was born in Boise, Idaho on Nov. 23, 1946 to parents Oliver and Bernice Harvey. In 1962, he left for Juneau, Alaska ...

Earl Edward Shiflett

Wenatchee, WA

Earl Edward Shiflett passed away Feb. 26, 2011, following an evening with his daughters and grandchildren at his side. He had battled cancer for several years. Earl was born on March 20, 1933, in a tent on the banks of ...

Gladys Ann Doriot

Ridgefield, WA

Gladys Ann Doriot passed away peacefully with all of her family at her side in the family home of 41 years in Ridgefield, Wash. Gladys was born Dec 10, 1934, to Alvin and Clara Grimm in Chelsea Township near Medford, ...

Twyla Joyce Corl

Republic, WA

Twyla Joyce Corl, a longtime resident of Republic, Wash. passed away on Feb. 28, 2011 in Colville, Wash., at the age of 77. She was born on Aug. 21, 1933 in Greeley, Colo., the daughter of Carl Emerson Wood and ...

Colleen Anne Sherlock

Tonasket, WA

Colleen Anne Sherlock of Tonasket, Wash. died suddenly on February 19, 2011. She was born in Nampa, Idaho, on April 12, 1937, to Fred and Melvie Louise Feeny. Soon thereafter they moved to the Portland, Ore., area where she would ...