Obituaries for June 2012

Obituary

Carolyn Sparks Bonar

Omak, WA

Carolyn Sparks Bonar, 65, died June 13, 2012 in Wenatchee, Wash. after a 9 year battle with cancer. Carolyn was born Jan. 21, 1947 in Omak, Wash. She was a lifetime resident of Omak. She graduated from Omak High School ...

Jack 'Bill' Wilfred Rickel

Omak, WA

Bill went to join his beloved Delphine on June 22, 2012, surrounded by his beloved family. Bill was born in Omak on Jan. 31, 1931 to Bill and Ida Mae (Howe) Rickel. He went home to the Tunk Valley where ...

Charles W. Houston

Beatty, OR

Charles W. Houston, 88, passed away June 2, 2012 in Beatty, Ore. He was born in Molson, Wash. on July 26, 1923 to Charles E. and Dorothy Houston. Chuck married Rosie Sawyer and they had two daughters. After their divorce, ...

Jewell 'Eloise' Crowder

Omak, WA

Jewell ‘Eloise’ Crowder, 91, long-time Omak resident, passed away Wednesday, June 20, at Valley Care Center in Okanogan. She was born in Leola, Ark. on Feb. 10, 1921 to Thomas E. Breshears and Lillie Mae Jones (Breshears). She married Robert ...

Chi Sun Ye ‘Sunny’ Woodside

Omak, WA

Sunny was born in a small village called Chungwon-kun in South Korea. She was the eldest daughter and the fourth eldest out of nine children. Her father and mother were rice farmers in the village. Sunny left the village and ...

Jerry Hilderbrand

Tonasket, WA

Jerry ‘Zeke’ Hilderbrand passed away June 8, 2012 with his loving children and family by his side in Tonasket, Wash. Jerry was born in Rogersville, Mo., March 3, 1935. He moved with his family to Oroville in 1943 where he ...

M. Linda Heglin

Colfax, WA

M. Linda Heglin, 69, of Colfax, Wash. and formerly of Omak, Wash. and Iowa, passed away on Monday, June 11, 2012, at her Colfax home. Linda was born Sept. 1, 1942 in Engelwood, Colo., to Laverne and Ruth (Magee) Adamson. ...

Lucille Marie Picard

Okanogan, WA

Lucille Marie Picard, 75, of Okanogan, died June 1, 2012 at the Valley Care Center in Okanogan. Lucille was born Jan. 10, 1937 in Melbourne, Kans. to Raymond A. Woodward and Marie (Moore) Woodward. Lucille attended Omak High School. She ...

Jessie M. Sparks Albright

Hemet, CA

Former Omak resident Jessie M. Sparks Albright, 92, died June 13, 2012, in Hemet, Calif. Jessie was born in Malo on June 23, 1919, to Robert and Ella Sparks. She grew up both there and in Omak. After moving to ...

George Earl Daniels

Omak, WA

We little knew that morning, God was to call your name. In life we loved you dearly, in death we do the same. It broke our hearts to lose you. You did not go alone. For part of us went ...

Frank Cook

Wenatchee, WA

Frank Cook was born Nov. 8, 1938, at Tonasket, Wash. to Vern and Bertha Cook, the fourth of five children. He left this earthly world to wait for Jesus on June 1, 2012. Frank spent his childhood working on the ...

Colleen Joy Reed Denton

Omak, WA

Colleen Joy (Reed) Denton, 83, longtime Omak resident, passed away at home Saturday, June 9, 2012, after her battle with cancer. She was born Dec. 7, 1928, in Robinson, Kans., to parents Bessie (Miller) and Walter A. Reed. At age ...

Betty Hannah Minnich

Betty Hannah Minnich was born April 14, 1919 and passed into eternal life May 27, 2012. Betty Hannah Arnquist was born April 14, 1919 on Lopez Island, Wash. to Mavis and Willet Arnquist. She grew up in New York City ...

Patrick J. Morin

Nespelem, WA

The Creator called Patrick J. Morin, Jr. home on June 4, 2012. Pat fought a brief battle with cancer only to be diagnosed on May 28, 2012. Pat was born on Jan. 4, 1936, in Belcourt, N.D., to Zelda Gourneau ...

Mary Gault

Okanogan, WA

Mary Gault, 82, of Okanogan, Wash., passed away at her home on May 31, 2012. She was born Dec. 18, 1929, in Pendleton, Ore., to Clark and Grace (Peterson) Bolin, Ukiah, Ore. She was raised on a family ranch in ...

Kenneth D. Laws

Tonasket, WA

Kenneth D. Laws, 73, of Tonasket, died of cancer June 3, 2012 at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. He was born on April 21, 1939, in Hamilton, Mont., to Ralph and Geraldine Laws. Being a tall and lanky country boy, ...

Denny Hosheit

Sedro Woolley, WA

Denny Hosheit, 75, passed away May 12, 2012, at Birchview Memory Care in Sedro Wooley, Wash. Denny was born to Harold and Ruth Hosheit of Riverside on July 24, 1936. He graduated from Omak High School. Denny served in the ...

Allen Alexander Antoine

Electric City, WA

Allen Alexander Antoine, a resident of Electric City, Wash., passed away May 27, 2012, in Spokane at the age of 62. Allen was born Sept. 2, 1949, in Vernon, B.C., the son of Alex and Irene Frances (Gabriel) Antoine. He ...

Flora Irene Cline Hehner

Okanogan County

Flora Irene (Cline) Hehner, 72, known to many as “Aunt Renee,” passed away peacefully from this earth as the Lord opened the Heavens to welcome her on June 1, 2012. She was born Feb. 23, 1940. Flora Irene lived in ...

Wanita Leona Bolser Colbert

Republic, WA

Wanita Leona (Bolser) Colbert passed away after a 40 year fight with MS on June 7, 2012 at Republic, Wash. “Mom” was born in Spokane, Wash. on Aug. 26, 1932 to Leo M. Bolser and Wanda (Wilson) Bolser. At age ...