Obituaries for August 2012

Obituary

Perdida Timm

Omak, WA

Perdida Timm, 46, of Omak, Wash., passed away on Highway 97 on Aug. 21, 2012. Perdida was born in Sacramento, Calif. on June 3, 1966 to Jocelle and Dan Brooks. Although her life resembled those rocky crags she once loved ...

Franklin Earl Bigelow

Omak, WA

Franklin Earl Bigelow, 82, peacefully passed away at Mid-Valley Hospital July 31, 2012. He had been a resident of Valley Care Center in Okanogan for the last 11 months. Frank was born at home on Sept. 4, 1929 in Withrow, ...

John F. Cleveland

Monse, WA

John "Jack" F. Cleveland passed away Friday, Aug. 24, 2012 at the Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. Jack was born Nov. 14, 1929 to John Baptist Cleveland and Gladys Freer. He was born, raised and lived almost his entire life ...

Helen Berniece Kuehne

Keller, WA

Helen Berniece Kuehne, 82, of Keller, Wash. and Okanogan, passed away Aug. 20, 2012, at the home of her daughter, Billie Timm, in Okanogan. Berniece was born Dec. 8, 1929 in Spokane, Wash., to Arthur H. and Helen E. (Larson) ...

William Eugene Sapp

Omak, WA

William 'Bill' Eugene Sapp passed July 31, 2012. Born in Scotia, Calif. on Oct. 13, 1944, Bill was the third son of Ralph and Elana Sapp. In 1961 Bill entered the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1968. On ...

Daphne I. Goring Corey

Tonasket, WA

Daphne I. (Goring) Corey, 82, of Tonasket passed away Aug. 12, 2012 at her home at the Orchard Country Manor. Daphne was born Feb. 22, 1930 to parents, John and Daphne Goring, in Stockton-On-Tees, England. At the age of 18, ...

Raymond Jentry Thompson

Raymond Jentry Thompson, born Feb. 2, 1925, passed away on Aug. 15, 2012. He was born in Okanogan at the family home on Salmon Creek. He grew up in Okanogan, along with nine brothers and sisters. After finishing the 8th ...

Gary Henry Griffiths

Okanogan, WA

Gary Henry Griffiths was born Aug. 24, 1932 to Herbert and Evelyn Griffiths at their home in Omak. He passed away Aug. 4, 2012 at his home in Okanogan. He grew up in Omak participating in music and sports and ...

Charles Marvin Alexander

Conconully, WA

Charles Marvin ‘Chuck’ Alexander, former Mayor of Conconully, Wash., passed away Feb. 8, 2012, after a sudden illness. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Barbara Alexander, whom he loved from the moment he met her on ...

James Francis Silverthorn

Tonasket, WA

James Francis Silverthorn, the only son of James Hartford and Frances Sauder Silverthorn, was born April 20, 1920 in Okanogan, Wash. and died peacefully July 29, 2012, in Tonasket, Wash. Jim graduated from Tonasket High School and married his high ...

Lorin Lewis Hutton

Ellisforde, WA

Lorin Lewis “Bub” Hutton died Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, at home in Ellisforde, Wash. He was born Aug. 4, 1926, to Peter and Alice (Courchaine) Hutton at the base of Whitestone Mountain. Bub attended school until the 8th grade in ...

Lane Leo Carlton

Omak, WA

Lane Leo Carlton passed away Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, at his home in Omak, Wash. Lane was born Aug. 18, 1922, to George and Hester Carlton in Okanogan, Wash. After graduating from Okanogan High School in 1940, Lane served his ...

Karl Johnson

Okanogan, WA

Karl Johnson passed away on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in Okanogan, Wash. He was born July 31, 1923, in Sunnyside, Wash. to Aaron and Emma (Nelson) Johnson, He was 89 years young. Karl moved from Sunnyside, Wash. with his family ...

Louis Wood

Omak, WA

Louis (Louie) Wood, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2012, at his home, surrounded by his family. Louie was born July 7, 1934, to his parents, Walter and Alma Wood in Omak, Wash. After graduating from Okanogan High School in 1953, ...

Ruby Bell Wright Norris

Omak, WA

Ruby Bell (Wright) Norris passed away July 26, 2012, at Rosegarden Care Center, Omak, Wash. She was the daughter of William Wright and Julia (Meeks) Wright. She was born in Apex, Ala., to a farming family and was one of ...

George W. Smith

Omak, WA

George W. Smith, 87, passed away July 20, 2012, at Apple Springs Assisted Living in Omak, Wash. where he had resided for the last 2 ½ years. George was born April 18, 1925, in LaVerne, Minn., to James Marian and ...

Renee Christine Davis

Walla Walla, WA

Renee Christine Davis, 42, of Walla Walla, Wash., passed away on July 23. 2012. She was born on July 6, 1970, to Jerry and Laurie Davis of Omak, Wash. Renee graduated from Omak High School in 1988 and attended college ...