Obituaries for July 2012

Obituary

Floyd J. Smith

Ephrata, WA

Floyd J. (Smitty) Smith, 81, Ephrata, Wash., passed away Friday, July 13, 2012. He was born Dec. 11, 1930, to Don and Viola (Remmert) Smith in Hoisington, Kans. He graduated from Napa High School in California where he played baseball ...

Richard J. Aubertin

Nespelem, WA

Richard J. “Dick” Aubertin, 82, passed away Wednesday evening July 18, 2012 in Nespelem, Wash. He was born Dec. 28, 1929 in Colville, Wash. to W.A. “Bush” and Leola Dell Aubertin. A proud member of the Colville Confederated Tribes and ...

Rae Jean Wyatt

Oroville, WA

Rae Jean Wyatt, 81, of Oroville passed away on Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. She was born at home in the house her father and grandfather built in Oroville, Wash. on Aug. 21, 1931. She ...

Truda Lenore Dykes

Omak, WA

Truda ‘Trudy’ Lenore Dykes, 76, of Omak passed away Sunday, July 15, 2012 under the care of Rose Garden Estates, Omak. Trudy endured a courageous and noble fight with Alzheimers disease. Trudy was born May 14, 1936 to Wesley and ...

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 A Graveside service will be ...

Donald Leroy Shaw

Oroville, WA

A potluck gathering of family and friends to celebrate the life of Donald Leroy Shaw will begin at 2 pm at the American Legion Hall in Oroville on Saturday, July 21, 2012. Donald was born Dec. 22, 1946, in Tonasket ...

Lawrence Edwin Swallom

Tonasket, WA

Lawrence (Larry) Edwin Swallom, 99, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at North Valley extended care in Tonasket. He was born Aug. 29, 1912 in Arriba, Colo., to Joseph Edward and Lula Vida (Dilly) Swallom. In 1929, he moved with ...

Fern Rica Pickett

Omak, WA

Fern Rica Pickett, 88, of Omak died June 28, 2012 at Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak. Fern was born July 30, 1923 in Ingomar, Mont., to Leonard Raymond Evrett and Bertha Amelia Voltmer. Fern attended school in Chelan and graduated High ...

Destiny Clinton Riggs

Omak, WA

Destiny ‘Dez’ Clinton Riggs passed away very peacefully July 5, 2012, surrounded by family. He was born Feb. 24, 1967 to Clinton Riggs and Glenda Yates in Modesto, Calif. He was the middle child of four children. Dez grew up ...

Nathaniel Ethan Watkins

Spokane, WA

Nathaniel Ethan Watkins, was born July 2, 2012 at Sacred Heart Medical Center of Spokane to David and Melissa Watkins. Nathaniel went home to be with the Lord July 3, 2012. He is survived by his parents, David and Melissa; ...

Jackie Orr

Elmer City, WA

Jackie (Lenor McClung) Orr, 100, died peacefully at home in Elmer City, Wash., on Sunday, July 1, 2012. She was the youngest of nine siblings. Jackie was born Feb. 2, 1912 to Andrew Jackson (Dan) and Pauline Gillette McClung, in ...

Charlotte Lee-Anna Julian Dillion

Omak, WA

Charlotte Lee-Anna Dillon (Julian) passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2012, surrounded by loved ones at Sacred Heart Medical Center. Charlotte was born in Oxford, Ark. Aug. 31, 1935 to Mary (Butler) and Boyce Julian. Her family moved to Peshastin, ...

Brent W. Robinson

Wenatchee, WA

Brent W. Robinson, 62, passed away June 29, 2012, in Wenatchee at Central Washington Hospital. He was born in Tonasket, Wash., April 6, 1950, to Neil and Grace Robinson. He was a great man who will be missed by the ...

Shawn James Hottell

Shawn James Hottell was born to Colleen (Hallenius) Brooks and Shannon Hottell on March 10, 1975 in Omak. On June 23, 2012, Shawn went on to his eternal field of dreams after a strong battle with pneumonia and ARDS. Shawn ...

Elder Shattuck

Omak, WA

On May 12, 1920 Elder ‘Hoagy’ Shattuck was born to John Howard Shattuck and Josephine Ethel Stevens Shattuck in Port Orchard, Wash. He was the youngest of four children with two older sisters, Lucy and Geraldine, and a brother, Wallace ...

Donald Claney Truitt

Omak, WA

Donald ‘Donnie’ Claney Truitt went to be with his Lord on June 27, 2012. He passed quietly in his sleep. Don was born Oct. 15, 1961 to John and Thelma Truitt in Andaconda, Mont. He spent most of his life ...

Emily Jean Frye Hallowell

Emily Jean (Frye) Hallowell was born Oct. 28, 1919 in Sumner, Wash. She was the second of eight children born to Tom and Bertha (Baker) Frye. Emy was always proud of the fact that she was a descendant of an ...

Bessie Marie Evans

Omak, WA

Bessie Marie Evans, 92, Omak, Wash., passed away June 29, 2012 from complications related to a cancerous brain tumor. She was born Sept. 27, 1919 in Springfield, Mo., the daughter of Everett Marshall Berry and Lola Mae Kinslow Berry. Her ...

Raymond Doll

Tonasket, WA

Raymond Doll was born the seventh child of 13 to Frank and Christine Doll on March 6, 1951 in Bismarck, N.D. He was raised a few miles away in Glen Ullin, N. D. along with his five brothers and seven ...

Judith Marie Kirk Evans

Plano, TX

Judith 'Judy' Marie (Kirk) Evans, 63, of Plano, Texas, passed away at her home June 12, 2012 of complications from Parkinson’s and Lewy Body Dementia. She was born in Wenatchee, Wash., Aug. 24, 1948, the daughter of John (Jack) H. ...