Obituaries for February 2014

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Bobbi Brown

Omak, Wash.

Bobbi Brown, 76, of Omak, Wash., passed at her home on Jan. 14, 2014. She was born on Nov. 30, 1937, to Winfield and Mildred Kuhlman in Lincoln, Neb. Bobbi was raised in Washington, D.C., and attended school there. She ...

Antoine Alan Atkins

Spokane, Wash.

Antoine Alan “Tony” Atkins, 69, passed away during the morning hours of Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, surrounded by his family in Spokane’s Deaconess Hospital. Tony began this life’s journey on Dec. 6, 1944, to the Seattle, Wash. home of Joseph ...

Ellen Nicholson Abeita

Nespelem, Wash.

Ellen Nicholson Abeita, 102, of Nespelem, died Jan. 14, 2014, at the Convalescent Center is Nespelem, Wash. Ellen was born March 19, 1911, to Narcisse and Madeline Nicholson at Ellisforde, Wash. She was the granddaughter of Chief Sarsarpkin. She attended ...

Darlene Dee Cook

Tonasket, Wash.

Darlene Dee Cook, 63, of Tonasket died Feb. 4, 2014 at her home. She was born Feb. 1, 1951 in Coulee Dam to Arthur (Buck) and Ethel Cook. At a young age the family moved to Tonasket where Darlene grew ...

Marvin Edgar Morton

Omak, Wash.

Marv Morton, 81, Omak, died at home with his family beside him on, Feb. 3. He was born March 16, 1932, in Cle Elum, Wash. to Helen and Edgar Morton. The family later moved to Ellensburg, where Marv’s dad was ...

Charles R. Allie

Oroville

Charles R. Allie, 68, Oroville, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket. He was born Nov. 25, 1945 in Omak to Roy and Vera Allie. The majority of his life has been spent in Oroville, where ...

Bobbi 1937-11-30 Brown

Omak, Wash.

Bobbi Brown, 76, of Omak, Wash., passed at her home on Jan. 14, 2014. She was born on Nov. 30, 1937, to Winfield and Mildred Kuhlman in Lincoln, Neb. Bobbi was raised in Washington, D.C., and attended school there. She ...

Lilly Michelsen

Omak, Wash.

Lilly “Lil” Michelsen, 71, Omak, died Tuesday evening, Feb. 4, 2014, at University Hospital in Seattle of complications due to a “silent heart attack.” She was born on Aug. 2, 1942 in Odessa, Wash., to Morgan and Lilas Chambers. At ...

Victor Lewis Noel

Oroville, Wash.

Victor Noel, 84, of Oroville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 at his home. He was born Dec. 20, 1929 to parents George and Mary Noel at Menlo, Wash., where his parents and older siblings owned and operated a dairy. ...

Karl Arthur Plymale

Omak, Wash.

Karl Arthur Plymale, Omak, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday Feb. 3, 2014. Karl was born to Henry and Rita Melcher on May 25, 1942 in Marlin, Wash. His father died when ...

Cecil William Tugaw

Omak, Wash.

Cecil William Tugaw, Omak, passed away Feb. 5 2014 at Apple Springs in Omak. Cecil was born July 12, 1922 to Tom and Coral Tugaw in the Lime Belt, about five miles off the Conconully Highway on the Blue Lake ...

Jimmy Carrol Lawson

Omak, Wash.

Jimmy Carrol Lawson Jimmy Carrol Lawson, 74, went to meet his Lord and Savior on Friday Feb. 14, 2014, from a heart attack. He was born Mar. 6, 1939, at home in Joy, Ark., to Edgar and Pearl Lawson. He ...

Josha Searle

Josha Searle Feb 23, 1988- Feb. 13, 2014 Josha Searle passed away Feb. 13, 2014. He was a very kind hearted, very loving guy who had more compassion than he knew what to do with. A graduate of Okanogan High ...

Nancy Ann Olson Wells

Omak, Wash.

Nancy Ann (Olson) Wells was born Sept. 29, 1938, to Anne J. (Haney) Olson and Arthur J. Olson at Littlefork, Minn. In 1942, the family moved to Oroville, Wash., and in 1944, to Omak. Nancy attended Omak schools and graduated ...

Lula Lenora

Loomis-Tonasket, Wash.

Lula Gardner, a 107-year-old pioneer of the Loomis-Tonasket area, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, after a brief illness. She was born Aug. 4, 1906, at the family home on Sinlahekin Creek near Loomis, Wash. Lula was the youngest ...

Ellen Cora Hallam

Okanogan, Wash.

Ellen Cora Hallam, 91, of Okanogan, passed away at home Feb. 8, 2014, with loving family by her side. Ellen was born to Bertha and Alex Bensing in Alva, Okla., and was one of eight children. She married Everette Hallam ...

James E. Jackson

Oroville, Wash.

James “Jimmy” E. Jackson, 85, of Oroville, died Feb. 11, 2014, in Oroville. He was born June 30, 1928, to Carrie and Gordon Jackson of Oroville. He attended Oroville schools, graduating in 1947. He attended Centralia Junior College and University ...

Lisa Greene-Schell

Tonasket, Wash.

“Some souls are too beautiful for earth, and before long they fly — as if heaven hungered for them and they for their true home.” — Laurence Edward Schell, survivor. Lisa Michelle Greene-Schell, 44, radiant, then married these 22 years, ...

Clyde Van Arsdale

Tonasket, Wash.

At the age of 93, Clyde Van Arsdale passed away Feb. 13, 2014, in his Tonasket, Wash., home. He was born in North Palmyra Township, Ill., on June 17, 1920, to Tom and Lizzie Van Arsdale. He grew up on ...

Edward Wayne Boyd

Nespelem, Wash.

Edward “Wayne” Boyd, 62, expert roper, finisher, shoer and rider of horses, was surrounded by his loving family when he departed this earth Wednesday morning, Feb. 19, 2014 on his final ride from Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Wash., ...

Rodney John Cook

Okanogan, Wash.

Rodney John “Buzzy” Cook was born Oct. 30, 1954 to Leona and John Cook in Brewster, Wash. He was one of three children born into this union, with his sisters, Donnella and Glenda (who passed at a very young age). ...

Elma Jean Robinson

Our beloved mother went to be with the Lord on Feb. 6, 2013, after a brief battle with cancer. Jean was born Dec. 15, 1932 to Hollis and Effie Moulton in Kerrick, Texas. She joined 7 brothers, followed by another ...

Ann Caldwell Buell

Winthrop, Wash.

Ann Caldwell Buell, 95, long-time Farmers State Bank matriarch, gracefully passed away Jan. 30, 2014, in Winthrop, Wash. Ann and her late husband, Frank Buell, purchased Farmers State Bank in 1964 and moved to the Methow Valley from Seattle in ...