Obituaries for March 2014

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Darlene Marie Ferguson

Omak, Wash.

Darlene Marie Ferguson, 93, longtime Omak resident, was called home by the Lord on Feb. 25, 2014. Darlene was born July 10, 1921 in Pickering, Mo., to Charles F. (Joe) and Mable Sadler. She attended and graduated valedictorian from Pickering ...

Lillian Mae Falmo

Omak, Wash.

Lillian Mae Falmo One of seven children, Lillian Mae Falmo was born July 6, 1932, to parents, Dorothy and Rudolph Fisher, in Omaha, Neb. She passed away peacefully at home, March 1, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Lillian married ...

Keith E. Hand

Wenatchee, Wash.

Keith E. Hand passed away Feb. 27, 2014, at Central Washington Hospital at the age of 92, after a short illness. He was born June 23, 1921, in Dupree, S.D., to William E. “Eddie” and Kathrine Hand on the family ...

Joyce Kaye Baughman

Omak, Wash.

Joyce Kaye Baughman moved into her Eternal Mansion on Feb. 22, 2014. Joyce was born Nov. 11, 1941, at home in Boone County, Ark., to Hurley and Jessie Hall. She was a great basketball player in school. As the story ...

Walter Lee Bissell

Omak, Wash.

Walter Lee Bissell passed away Feb. 25, 2014. He was born Dec. 4, 1925, to Harry and Doris Bissell of Nespelem, Wash. He joined the Navy after graduation from Omak High School in 1943. Walter was stationed at Pearl Harbor ...

Edward W. Figlenski

Omak, Wash.

Edward W. Figlenski went to the next world Feb. 22, 2014, at Apple Springs Assisted Living due to pancreatic cancer. He was born Nov. 20, 1951, in Omak, to Willis and Violet Figlenski. He graduated from Okanogan High School in ...

Dorothy Rowe

Corvallis, Mont.

Dorothy Rowe, 95, passed away peacefully in the loving arms of her granddaughter, Molly, on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, in Corvallis, Mont. She was born to Frank and Rose Mechavich in St. Cloud, Minn., on Sept. 24, 1918. She joined ...

James M. Riggs

James “Jim” M. Riggs, 94, passed away peacefully in his sleep, March 5, 2014, while at home with his beloved wife, Allene. Jim was born April 26, 1919, in Winchester, Ill., to Ralph and Sarah Riggs. Jim’s family and many ...

Estella May Parker

Omak, Wash.

Estella May Parker, 97, of Omak, died of natural causes, peacefully in her sleep at home with her family on March 13, 2014. She was born July 9, 1915 to Danah and Lillian Jones in Fruitland, Idaho. She graduated from ...

Marc Anthony Cleeton

Omak, Wash.

Marc Anthony Cleeton was born May 2, 1981, in Vancouver, Wash. On March 2, 2014 at Mid-Valley Hospital, he went to be with the angels. The youngest child of Richard and Nancy Cleeton, he touched the lives of everyone he ...

Kathy Cockrum

Kathy Cockrum passed away, March 4, 2014. She had been visited by many caring family members and enjoyed frosting cupcakes with her granddaughters, several weeks before, during a family vacation. Her sisters were with her during her last days, and ...

Kathryn Mae Goyne

Kathryn “Katie” Mae Goyne, 53, left on angel wings at her home surrounded by family on March, 1, 2014. Katie was born April 21, 1960, in Port Angeles, Wash. Although she was born a “coasty,” she loved her current way ...

Betty L. Clarkson

Tonasket, Wash.

Betty L. Clarkson, 81, of Tonasket, died on Friday, March 14, 2014 at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket. She was born May 31, 1932 in Pine Creek to parents Bill and Lena Oakes. Betty grew up in Pine Creek, attending ...

James Brian Sorenson

OMak, Wash.

James Brian Sorenson, 42, passed away March 3, 2014, at his home in Omak, Wash. James was born Feb. 14, 1972, in Bellevue, Wash. James spent his younger years in Bellevue, until moving to the Okanogan valley, around 1991. He ...

Timothy Calvin Hamilton

Timothy C. Hamilton November 15, 1956 - March 13, 2014 Timothy Calvin Hamilton, 57, unexpected passed away March 13, 2014. Those who were lucky enough to know Tim, will always remember his laughter, smile, zest for life and for being ...

Stanley Sigurd Porter

Oroville, Wash.

Stanley Sigurd Porter, 84, passed away Feb. 23, 2014 at home in Oroville. A celebration of Stan’s life will take place at 1: p.m. on Saturday, March 29, at the Pastime Bar & Grill IN Oroville. Stanley was born June ...

Tamera K. Grahn Flores

Coburg, Ore.

Tamera K. Grahn Flores, 47, passed away March 14, 2014 in Coburg, Ore. after a three year battle with breast cancer. Tamera was born June 27, 1966 in Tacoma, Wash. She grew up in Rainier, Wash. and graduated from high ...

Death Notice

Betty Lou Grandorff

Grand Coulee

Betty Lou Grandorff, 83, died March 23, 2014. A service was Saturday at Zion Lutheran Church in Grand Coulee. Arrangements were by Strate Funeral Home, Grand Coulee.