Obituaries for September 2011

Obituary

V. Neil Robinson

Tonasket, WA

V. Neil Robinson, 95, died Sept. 19, 2011, with his son and daughter by his side. He was born Nov. 17, 1915, in Stanley, Wisc., to Vernon and Ruth Robinson. As an infant, he moved from Stanley to Tonasket with ...

John F. McCliment

Tonasket, WA

John F. “Jack” McCliment, 91, a resident of Tonasket, Wash. died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011. Jack was born in Omak, Feb. 25, 1920 to John and Kathleen (Forrester) McCliment. As a boy growing up in Portland, Ore. he was often ...

Helen Dagnon

Okanogan, WA

In appreciation of her 95 years! Helen was an only child, born to farm-ranchers Harry Robert Vaughan and Lucy Dezellem Vaughan at Bridgeport, Wash. Helen was very proud of her pioneer heritage. Her great- grandfather, a young bachelor of 21 ...

Chief George Pierre

Redondo Beach, CA

March 14, 1926-Sept. 16, 2011 It is with great sorrow to announce the passing of Chief George Pierre of the Colville Indian Reservation, Washington State. George passed away at 7:57 on the evening of Sept. 16, 2011, in Redondo Beach, ...

Richard H. Bowen Jr.

Kalamazoo, MI

Richard was born in Fairhaven, N.J., and died peacefully from sepsis after gastric cancer surgery in Bethesda, Md. He resided with his partner Dr. Darryl Wahlstrom in Kalamazoo, Mich. Richard graduated from Omak High School in 1995 and attended Washington ...

Joanne Waters

Omak, WA

Joanne Waters, Indian name qwmqwmtalqs, born Aug. 24, 1973 was called by the Creator on Sept. 11, 2011. Joanne, who some lovingly called “Banana,” had a deep interest in diabetes prevention. Every chance she had she would talk to kids ...

George W. Huff Jr.

Bridgeport, WA

George W Huff, Jr. was born Aug. 4, 1948. He passed on to be with God on Sept. 12, 2011. He was the oldest son of George W Huff, Sr. and Dorothy (Elam) Huff of Corinth, Miss. George graduated from ...

George Dwinell Sr.

Twisp, WA

On Sept. 28, 2011, George Dwinell, Sr., passed away at Swedish Hospital in Seattle, Wash. He was 78 and had been resident of Twisp, Wash. for 38 years. George was born in Witten, South Dakota, to Martin and Stella (both ...

Ronnie Steele Howell

Ron passed away Sept. 6, 2011 at Hospice of Spokane with his daughter by his side. He was born Feb. 26, 1953 in Omak, Wash. Ron had his own way of doing things, and often had a “my way or ...

Catherine Ann King

Riverside, WA

Catherine Ann King, 70, of Riverside, Wash., passed away at her home Sept. 6, 2011. She was born Jan. 27, 1941 to Wilfred King and Josephine Obaitek in Seattle. Catherine was a free spirit and world traveler. She was a ...

Jack Fenison

McMinnville, OR

Jack Fenison, 65, passed away Aug. 18 in McMinnville, Ore., at his mother’s home, due to cancer. He had retired two years ago from the Bremerton Shipyards as a nuclear submarine specialist and an environmental specialist, where he had worked ...

Dianna Dee Peterson

Riverside, WA

Dianna Dee Peterson, 63, passed away peacefully at home in Renton, Wash., on Aug. 20, 2011, after a long battle with cancer. Dianna was born in Omak, Wash., on Oct. 5, 1947, to Marcey and Jerome Verstegen. Dianna graduated from ...

F. Preston Todd

Omak, WA

F. Preston “Cactus Pete” Todd, 88, of 8 Mundinger Lane, Omak, Wash., formerly of Norristown, Penn., passed away peacefully on Saturday Aug. 27, 2011 at the Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, Wash. He was born March 19, 1923 in Norristown, ...

Edward Winslow

Tonasket, WA

Edward Winslow, Tonasket, died Tuesday morning, Aug. 30, at the age of 97. He was born Nov. 9, 1913, to James and Josephine Winslow of Wenatchee. He briefly attended schools in Tonasket and Oroville, and graduated from Wenatchee High School. ...

Mildred Marie Garris Couse

Republic, WA

Mildred Marie (Garris) Couse, 90, of Republic, Wash., died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, at Ferry County Memorial Hospital in Republic. Mildred was born Oct. 5, 1920, to Burton Garris and Bessie Hudson Garris in Miles City, Mont. In the fall ...

Rene' J. Menard

Okanogan, WA

Rene’ J. Menard, 49, passed away Aug. 25, 2011. Rene’ was born Feb. 4, 1962, at Oceanside, Calif., to Georgene (Gene) Hernandez and James (Jim) A. Menard, Sr. Rene’ moved with her family to the Omak/Okanogan area in 1971. She ...