Obituaries for September 2013

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Robert Arnold Murray

Davnport, Wash.

July 9th, 1942 to August 26th, 2013 Robert Murray passed away peacefully on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013 a little before noon at the Lincoln County Hospital in Davenport, Wash. after an almost 3 year battle with Multiple Myloma. Robert ‘Bob’ ...

Imogene Louise Cook

After a long and eventful life, Imogene (Jean) Louise Cook died in her sleep on Aug. 20, 2013 at the age of 93. Her life was full speed ahead for her first 85 years, began to slow down during the ...

Amos Edgar Coffelt

Molson, Wash.

Amos Edgar Coffelt, of Molson, Wash., passed away on his 85th birthday, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. He was born on August 16, 1928 on Orcas Island, Wash., to his parents Helen Coffelt (Smedberg) and Amos Earnest Coffelt. He served during ...

Doris & Ray Durr

Doris Catherine (Covey) (Bissell) Durr, and Ray Erving Durr, both are now “satisfied and at home with the Lord.” (II Corinthians 5:7). Ray Durr always said, “Where Momma goes, I go,” but in death he led the way as he ...

Carissa Amundson

Omak, Wash.

Carissa Lynn Amundson was born to Rebecca Sandhu and Adam Amundson July 17, 1991 in Omak Wash. Carissa left us far too early at the young age of 22 on Sept. 2, 2013 due to a tragic car accident . ...

Mary Catherine Bates

Spanaway, Wash.

Mary Catherine (Cay) Adam Nielsen Bates, 89, of Spanaway, Wash., died Tuesday, July 9, 2013. She graduated from Omak High School in Omak, Wash. in 1942. She was valedictorian of her class. She also graduated from Washington State University. She ...

Carolyn Elizabeth Lee

Omak, WA

Carolyn Elizabeth Lee, born Dec. 24, 1940, died peacefully in her sleep on Sept. 15, 2013. She is survived by her children, Guy Town, Kathy Storeseth, Glenda Anderson, and Clint Town. She was preceded in death by her husband Edward ...

Clovis and Pauline Howell

Okanogan, WA

Aug. 8, 1925 — Aug. 11, 2012 Parents: Charles and Emma Wilson Kirkes Siblings: Betty Jo (Ervin Howell) Tommie (Cecil Turner) Preceded in death by: Daughter, Paula (Tim Norman); parents; both sisters and brothers-in-law. July 11, 1924 — Sept. 9, ...

Samuel Swager

Tonasket, Wash.

Samuel Swager, 76, of Tonasket, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at home. He was born March 18, 1937, in Cherokee County, Kan., to Samuel and Mary Swager. As a young man, Sam began farming in Missouri with his father. He ...

Robert Norman Colter Jr.

Pateros, Wash.

Robert Norman Colter Jr. passed away at his daughter’s home in Pateros while surrounded by his children on Saturday Sept. 16, 2013. Robert was born in Olean, New York, to his beloved parents, Betty Ann and Robert Norman Colter on ...

Carlos F. Mendoza

Carlos F. Mendoza, 52, of Spokane, Wash., died at this home on Sept. 19, 2013. Carlos was born Sept. 16, 1961, in San Jose, Calif. He was born and raised in California where he was a drug and alcohol counselor ...

Dorothy Edna Jonhson

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

Dorothy Edna (Minnich) Johnson passed into the loving arms of our Lord on August 11, 2013, at Hospice House, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. She was born January 6, 1918 in Omak, Wash., to Hugh and Blanche (Jaquish) Minnich. After graduating from ...

Momoru Rock Ar-Sikh Hewitt

Mamoru Rock Ar-Sikh Hewitt, 21, left us from his Manson, Wash. home during the early morning hours of Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. Mamoru who began his earthly journey March 7, 1992 in Honolulu, Hawaii, attended high school in Wilbur, Wash., ...

Death Notice

Mark Wheeler

Sunnyside, Wash.

Former Tonasket resident and Marine Corps veteran Mark Wheeler, Sunnyside, died Sept. 24 at Kadlec Medical Center in Richland. He was 80. A service will be at 11 a.m. Sept. 30 at Valley Hills Funeral Home and Crematory, 531 16th ...