Obituaries for March 2012

Obituary

Willmeta H. Pfaffle Crofoot

Willmeta H. (Pfaffle) Crofoot, passed away Thursday, March 22, 2012. Willmeta was born March 18, 1915, at a home near Touchet, Wash., to William T. and Hazel Krumbah Pfaffle. She was the second born of twins delivered by their maternal ...

Isaac Eugene Metz

Shelton, WA

Isaac Eugene Metz, 76, of Shelton, Wash., passed away Wednesday, March 7 in Mesa, Ariz., as a result of injuries caused by a tragic ATV accident. He was born June 6, 1935, in Hardisty, Alberta, Canada, to Aaron and Jill ...

Rudolph Alfred Schade

East Wenatchee, WA

Rudolph Alfred Schade, 86, passed away March 24, 2012, in East Wenatchee. He was a resident of the Methow Valley for more than 70 years, having first come to the area in 1941. Rudy was born Dec. 3, 1925, in ...

Frank Bigwolf

Omak, WA

Frank (Sonny) Bigwolf Sr. died March 24, 2012, at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. He was born Aug. 23, 1939, in Alberta, Canada to George and Louisa Bigwolf. Dressing for Sonny will be at noon on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, ...

Gerald L. Ames

Okanogan, WA

Gerald L. Ames Sr., 75, of Okanogan, Wash., passed away at home March 18, 2012. Jerry was born on April 17, 1936, in a small cabin on the east county road two miles north of Twisp, Wash., to Charles and ...

Eli Shinook Brigman

Inchelium WA

Eli Brigman was born to Raymond “Jr” Brigman Jr. and Aurora “Rory” Michel on May 30, 1993. Eli crossed to the Creator on March 8, 2012. Eli is survived by his mother, Rory; brothers, Joel, Raymond “Ray Ray”, Cliffy “Rowdy”, ...

Emma Lea Christensen

Puyallup, WA

Emma Lea Christensen, 89, passed away Feb. 28, 2012, in Puyallup, Wash. She was born Aug. 30, 1922, in Duenweg, Mo., to W. Albert and Nellie Apple Emma graduated from Duenwig High School with the Class of 1939. Afterwards, she ...

Ruth Dano Mundinger

Ruth Dano Mundinger died March 12, 2012. She was born in Havre, Mont., near the family homestead, in 1918. As a child, the family moved to the Clayton/Deer Park area north of Spokane, where she was raised on a farm ...

Edward Richard Hutton

Tonasket, WA

Edward Richard Hutton passed away Friday, March 16, 2012. Hewas born July 8, 1954, at St. Martin’s Hospital in Tonasket, Wash., to Lorin “Bub” and Chrissy Hutton. Ed went to school in Tonasket and graduated from Tonasket High School in ...

Kenneth L. Sack

Kenneth L. Sack was born Oct. 21, 1928, in Springfield, Neb., to Emmett and Elva Copsey Sack. He died of natural causes Feb. 23, 2012, at Deaconess Hospital. He graduated from Omak High School in 1946. He served in the ...

Carolyn Sue Wadkins

Malott, WA

Carolyn Sue Wadkins of Malott, Wash., passed away on March 11 in the year of our Lord 2012. Sue, as she was affectionately called, was quick to correct everyone who tried to call her Carolyn. Sue was born Nov. 23, ...

Michael R. George

Omak, WA

Michael “Mike” George, 56, died at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Wash., on March 12, 2012, surrounded by his loving family and was returned home to his family in Omak, Wash. Michael was born Feb. 7, 1956, in Wenatchee, ...

Alfred Clarence Siltman

Missoula, MT

Alfred Clarence Siltman, 90, passed away of natural causes Friday, March 9, 2012, at Village Health Care Center. He was born March 30, 1921, on a farm near Wheaton, Minn., to Edward and Anna Siltman. They moved their family to ...

Corban Lucas Lacey

Tonasket, WA

Corban Lucas Lacey, son of Paul Lacey and Rachel Miketa Lacey, brother to Isaac Lacey, passed peacefully in the arms of his loving family after spending more than a glorious hour together. He was born 5 pounds., 2 ounces, and ...

Larry Lavern Bogart

Omak, WA

Larry Lavern Bogart, passed away Feb. 18, 2012, also known as Frog and Big Papa, was born in Black Duck, Hornet Township, Minn., to Byron and Violet Bogart. He leaves his wife, Carol, of 51 years; three children, Christina, Chris ...

John Russell Boyd

Tonasket, WA

John Russell Boyd, 65, of Tonasket, died at his home on March 1, 2012. John was born June 15, 1946, in Seattle, Wash., to Harold and Mary Boyd. John lived in Jackson Hole, Wyo., where he was a star basketball ...

'DL' Dana Lin Columbia

Oroville, WA

The Good Lord came on a paint horse named “Buddy” and carried Dana Lin Columbia, 84, to Heaven from his earthly home Feb. 25, 2012. Dana, (known as DL to most), was born Sept. 1, 1927, on the family homestead ...

Bill Shetlin

Aeneas Valley, WA

Bill Shetlin, father, pastor and friend, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Bill passed away peacefully in his little church in the woods, Feb. 19, 2012. He was born in Tacoma, Wash., May 31, 1931. Bill ...

Beth Anna Lorz

Tonasket, WA

Betty Lorz, 83, passed away Feb. 22, 2012, at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket, following a sudden illness. She was born March 6, 1928, in Cawker City, Kans., to parents Clifford and Violet Noon. She attended school in Cawker City. ...

Ambrose Adolph

Disautel, WA

Ambrose Adolph, 90, joined his ancestors March 2, 2012. He died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Disautel. Ambrose was born Nov. 21, 1921, in Boyds, Wash., to Agnes (Gunn) and Joseph Adolph. He was raised at Kelly ...