Obituaries for May 2011

Obituary

William Monnin

Okanogan, WA

William “Bill” Monnin, 75, died at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, Wash. on Sunday, May 15, 2011. He was born to Jules and Margaret “Maggie” Monnin on Sept. 7, 1935, in Everett, Wash. He was the eighth of 10 children. ...

Stanley William Hinger

Okanogan, WA

Stanley William Hinger was born on a homestead near Pettibone, N.D., on Dec. 30, 1929. He passed away May 14, 2011, at the age of 81. When he was just seven-years-old he moved with his family to the Okanogan Valley, ...

Larry Rodgers Hamilton

Okanogan, WA

Larry Rodgers Hamilton passed away May 18, 2011 at Deaconess Hospital, after a long battle with cancer and kidney disease. Larry was born on May 25, 1956 to Rodgers and Barbara Hamilton of Okanogan. He graduated in 1975 from Okanogan ...

Jack C. Johnson

Curlew, WA

Jack C. Johnson, 87, of Curlew died Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at his home in Curlew. He was born, Sept. 3, 1923 in Day Creek, Wash. to Frank and Leona Johnson. At the age of nine, Jack began working full ...

Edward L. LaGrou

Omak, WA

Edward L. LaGrou, son of Jules and Margaret (Wagner) LaGrou, joined life eternal on May 8, 2011. Ed was born in Ellensburg, Wash. on May 28, 1934. As a young child his family moved to Omak where he attended Omak ...

Felix McCraigie

Omak, WA

Felix McCraigie was called back home to our creator on May 13, 2011 at 10:57 p.m. He was a respected tribal elder in the community. When he passed on at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, Wash., he was surrounded by ...

James Anthony Whitaker

Ephrata, WA

James Anthony Whitaker, 62, of Ephrata, passed away peacefully at home on May 4, 2011, after a year-long illiness with cancer. James was born April 18, 1949, to George and Margaret Whitaker in Los Alamos, N.M. James graduated from Omak ...

Corva I. Olsen

Tunk Valley, WA

Corva I. Olsen, 85, of Tunk Valley, died May 14, 2011 at the Regency Manor in Chelan, Wash. She was born Nov. 8, 1925 in Bend, Ore. to Oscar W. and Laura Ola (Brink) Fulford. The family moved to Washington ...

Bradley Joseph Holden

Conconully, WA

BRADLEY JOSEPH HOLDEN 07/12/1948 ~ 03/16/2011 Sportsman and well-loved Conconully resident, Brad Holden, passed away peacefully at Central Washington Hospital after a short illness on March 16, 2011. He was 62. Brad discovered Conconully in 1964 and returned annually for ...

Sheila Marie Adams O'Grady

Sheila Marie Adams O’Grady loved by so many, lost a brief battle with illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, Red and Lorna Adams; brother, Michael; and son, David Serles. Sheila had an amazing ability to see the ...

Dorothy Jane Brown

Tonasket, WA

Jane Brown, 80, died at home May 12, 2011, in Tonasket four months after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Jane was born on Oct. 8, 1930, in Wenatchee, Wash. to Clarence and Dorothy Travis. When Jane was in eighth grade ...

Harriet I. Haasc

Winthrop, WA

Harriet I. Haasc, 94, passed away on May 3, 2011 at her home in Winthrop, Wash. She was born in Mansfield, Wash. on Jan. 14, 1917 to James Burton and Prudie Laymanee Imes. She moved to the Methow at age ...

Altajean Hendrick

Spokane, WA

Altajean “Bobbie” Hendrick died Nov. 6, 2010, in Spokane. She was born Nov. 6, 1924, to Flo Vesta and William Jones Roberts in Yakima, Wash. She was the middle child and only daughter. Her brothers were William Jr. and John. ...

Richard William Hendrick

Omak, WA

Richard William Hendrick, pioneer son of Frank and Georgia Hendrick, died May 1, 2011. His life and achievements mirrored the pioneer spirit of his parents who believed that water is “liquid gold” and the Old Welsh Proverb: “a seed hidden ...

Marilyn Teresa Sandberg

Kennewick, WA

Marilyn Teresa Sandberg, 51, died on May 4, 2011 at Tri-Cities Chaplaincy Hospice House in Kennewick, Wash. Marilyn was born May 16, 1959 in Seoul, Korea and adopted by parents Julian “Chuck” and Jean Klein. On May 26, 1979 she ...

Geneva Duck Huckabee

Omak, WA

Geneva Duck Huckabee, 95, left us April 27, 2011, to be with the Lord and heavenly family. Geneva was born Aug. 27, 1915, in Texarkana, Texas, to William and Maude Compton. She was the youngest of 13 children. Geneva married ...

Clarence Lyon

Omak, WA

Clarence Lyon, 86, Omak, Wash., went home to the Lord May 2, 2011. He was born Oct. 1, 1924, to William and Alma Lyon. He was born and raised in Elliot, Ky. until he entered the U.S. Army in 1946. ...

Duane Burl McKinney

Rathdrum, ID

Duane Burl McKinney, 42, of Rathdrum, Idaho died April 30, 2011 at home. He was born Sept. 20, 1968 to Bob and Donna McKinney in Tonasket, Wash. Duane married Shannon Barton on Aug. 6, 1988 in Tonasket and they moved ...

R. Larry Poston

Potlatch, ID

R. Larry Poston, 79, a resident of Potlatch, Idaho, passed away Tuesday afternoon on Dec. 21, 2010, at the Gritman Medical Center in Moscow, Idaho. A memorial service will held on Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the ...

Boyd Francis Charley

Tensed, ID

Boyd Francis Charley “Durango Kid Jr.” aka, Blade, passed away in Tensed, Idaho, on April 20, 2011. Farewell to a brother, father, uncle and a well loved friend who will be missed dearly. He was born March 20, 1963 in ...