Obituaries for November 2011

Obituary

Anna Catherine Reeve Powell

Anna Catherine was born in Okanogan to Hubert and Louise Reeve on their first wedding anniversary, Sept. 21, 1947. Anna celebrated 64 birthdays until Nov. 24, 2011, when a brain aneurism seized her life force. Anna displayed talent for music, ...

Elition Harrell

Coulee Dam, WA

Elltion “Ella” Harrell, 89, was born April 22, 1922, in Colfax, La. to Albert Harvey and Annie Hadnot and passed away Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, in Grand Coulee, Wash. Following her graduation from high school, 18-year-old Ella Harvey began wedded ...

Alvina Caroline Lay

Omak, WA

Alvina (Alvie) Caroline Lay, 71, of Omak, Wash., passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones at her home Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011. She was born on Aug. 15, 1940, in Vining, Minn. to Alf and Celia Anderson. She attended ...

Walter Avery Kelley

Tonasket, WA

Walter (Walt) Avery Kelley, 80, of Tonasket, Wash., died peacefully at his home Nov. 21, 2011, under hospice care. He was born Feb. 6, 1931, in Worland, Wyo., to Elmo James and Winnie Pearl Kelley. He was raised in Wyoming ...

Martha Myrtle Price Imes Smith

Omak, WA

Martha Myrtle Price Imes Smith, 96, of Omak, passed away at her daughter’s home on Nov. 15, 2011. She was a long-time resident of Winthrop Wash. Martha was born Sept. 10, 1915 to L.C. and Ara “Willcuts” Price, in Index, ...

Ida Lucille Farrens

Tonasket, WA

Ida Lucille Farrens, 93, went to her Lord Nov. 17, 2011. She was born at home near Molson on Dec. 27, 1917, to Fred and Laura (Fletcher) Dimmitt. Ida was the eighth of nine children, Ida had many happy memories ...

Muriel Delores Tollefson Woodrow

Omak, WA

Muriel Delores Tollefson Woodrow was born May 1, 1920, to Peter Severin Tollefson and Lillie Christine Lysen Tollefson in Starbuck, Minn. Muriel was the third of 10 children born to Peter and Lillie. She passed away Nov. 16, 2011. The ...

Beryl Joyce Curtis

Tonasket, WA

Beryl Joyce Curtis, 78, of Tonasket died Nov. 15, 2011. She was born Jan. 26, 1933, in Omak, Wash. to Louie and Jessie Zabreznik. Beryl, the eldest of five children, spent her growing up years in Aeneas Valley living on ...

Harold C. Jorgensen

Malott, WA

Harold was born Aug. 23, 1928, in Malott, Wash., to Chris and Valma (McIntosh) Jorgensen. He passed away peacefully Nov. 17, 2011. He attended grade school at Malott and graduated from Okanogan High School, where he was active in ASB ...

Julius Anthony Baker

Julius passed away Nov. 16, 2011, at home surrounded by his family, following a courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was born to Bernard and Grace Tugaw Baker in Tonasket, Wash. He had one brother, Wayne Baker. He grew up ...

Tami Lynn Singer

Okanogan, WA

Tami Lynn Singer died peacefully in her sleep, Nov. 12, 2011 with her family by her side, in Okanogan, Wash., after a long battle with cancer Tami was born was born May 29, 1963 and and raised in San Lorenzo, ...

George D. Parker

Tonasket, WA

George D. Parker, 73, of Tonasket, passed away suddenly Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, and went to be with the Lord. George was born Nov. 19, 1937, in Ontario, Ore. to Loren and Estella Parker of Fruitland, Idaho. He attended school ...

Donald Mac Rae

Riverside, WA

Donald Mac Rae, 90, of Riverside passed away Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011. Don was born Sept. 26, 1921, on a farm in Warren, Ohio, to William Angus and Emma Mac Rae, who came from Taine, Scotland. He was the middle ...

Gordon D. Stangland

Tonasket, WA

Gordon D. Stangland, 91, Tonasket, died suddenly and peacefully Monday, Nov. 7, 2011, from complications of leukemia. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Harriet; his son, David, (Catherine); daughters, Karen and Katy of Reno; and granddaughter Johanna, ...

Donald H. Greeley

Okanogan, WA

Col. U.S. Army (retired) Donald H. Greeley went to his Heavenly home on Monday, Oct. 24, 2011. Don was born in Okanogan, Wash, Aug. 16, 1920 to Greta Hoover Greeley and Harold F. Greeley. Don and his family moved to ...

Jerald Edward Aldridge Jr.

Brewster, WA

Jerald Edward Aldridge Jr. 60, passed away Oct. 30, 2011 in his home surrounded by loved ones. He was born June 26, 1951 at Mercy Hospital in San Diego, Calif. Jerald was a selfless child, youth advocate and civil leader ...

Maydene Ewer

Spokane, WA

Maydene Ewer was born Nov. 22, 1931, in Malott, Wash. to Chris and Valma (McIntosh) Jorgensen. She passed away peacefully Nov. 7, 2011. She attended grade school in Malott and graduated from Okanogan High School in 1950 as Salutatorian. She ...

Rand Hatten

Okanogan, WA

Randy Hatten, 62, a resident of Okanogan, passed away at his home Oct. 26, 2011. He was born June 8, 1949, to Orman and Anecia Hatten in Spokane, Wash. His quick wit and sense of humor always kept friends, family ...

Robert Kaye

Omak, WA

Robert “Bob” Kaye, 63, died at his home Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011. Bob was born Nov. 30, 1947 in Omak Wash., to Raymond V. Kaye and Geraldine I. Kaye. He was born and raised in Omak; Bob worked at Biles-Coleman, ...

Bruce Thompson Jr.

Nine Mile Falls, WA

Bruce Thompson, resident of Nine Mile Falls, unexpectedly passed away on Oct. 31. 2011 He was born April 17, 1943 in Yale, Okla. Bruce spent his younger years as an aircraft mechanic in the U.S. Air Force. After the military ...