Obituaries for October 2014

Obituary

Elvin R Curtis

Elvin Roy Curtis, 87, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, at Regency House in Omak. He was born in Oroville on Oct. 8, 1927, to E. H. Bill and Ada Curtis. Roy graduated Oroville High School in 1945 and ...

Ruth Moses Wapato

Spokane, Wash.

Ruth Moses Wapato, 80, passed away Oct. 14, 2014, at Holy Family Hospital, one day short of her 81st birthday. Ruth was born Oct. 15, 1933, in Nespelem, on the Colville Indian Reservation. Ruth was proud of her heritage as ...

Shirley Mae Jones Thompson

Okanogan, Wash.

Shirley Mae (Jones) Thompson, loving mom and grandma, after a long struggle with illness following a broken back, went home to the Lord on Oct. 18, 2014, peacefully at her home on Elmway, where she received loving care from Rick ...

Ora E. Mackie

Missoula, Mont.

Ora E. Mackie, 80, passed away peacefully Sunday morning Oct. 5, 2014, at Pearl Gardens in the Village senior residence in Missoula, Mont. She was born Nov. 5, 1933, in Malott to Roy and Athel Thrapp. She was the third ...

John Daniel Gebbers

Wenatchee, Wash.

John Daniel Gebbers was born Oct. 17, 1930, in Omak as the only child to John Gebbers and Martha Gamble Gebbers. Danny passed away Oct. 21, 2014, at Central Washington Hospital, Wenatchee, following complications from a fall he took during ...

Raymond Downey Quintasket

Omak, Wash.

Raymond Downey Quintasket died Oct. 11, 2014. He was born Jan. 22, 1947, to Charlie and Etta Quintasket in Seattle, Wash. He later said that was the reason they called it “King County”. Raymond joined his brothers, Ronnie, Leonard, and ...

Carolyn Frances Meagher

Carolyn Frances Meagher died peacefully on Oct. 9, 2014. Joseph Meagher, her loving husband, was at her side when she passed. In addition to her husband, Joe, Carolyn is survived by her three adult children, Brad, Elizabeth and Peter; five ...

John Wesley Combs

Omak, Wash.

John Wesley Combs Sr. went to be with our Lord on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Omak, Wash. John was born to Lorin and Eduth Combs Sr. on Feb. 20, 1941 in Combs, Ark. His family moved to the Okanogan ...

Patrick Michael Phillip Alltus

Riverside, Wash.

Patrick Michael Phillip Alltus, 39, of Riverside, Wash., died at his home on Sept. 30, 2014. Patrick was born May 9, 1975 in Modesto, Calif. He is survived by his daughter, Americus Alltus; and son, Saroyan Alltus; his parents, Larry ...

Wesley Burtch Dickson

Port Townsend, Wash.

March 21, 1925 – October 2, 2014 Wesley Burtch Dickson, 89, passed away at home in Port Townsend, Wash., on October 2, 2014. Surrounded by family members, he left with a smile on his face. Wes was born March 21, ...

Monica Ann Dolgner

Seattle, Wash.

Monica passed away in Seattle where she had lived since 1986. Monica was born in the “old” Omak Hospital. She grew up in Omak except for living in Anchorage, Alaska from 1970-1974. She graduated from Omak High School in 1980 ...

Thomas H. Hartman

Thomas H. Hartman Thom Hartman, 65, left this world with a joke and music in his heart at his home surrounded by friends and family, Sept. 24, 2014. He was known to all as the “man on the bicycle”. Thom ...

John Hayner

John was born Jan. 13, 1961 to Mary (Nan) and Fred (Sam) Hayner in Burien, Wash. He was the second of three children (Christie Hayner, and Nick Hayner, both of Omak, Wash.). The family moved to Omak in 1969. John ...

Steven Craig Hardy

Omak, Wash.

Steven Craig Hardy was born June 12, 1953, in Madison Wisc. to Richard and Virginia Hardy and passed away suddenly on Sept. 29, 2014 at Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak, Wash. Steve loved his family; especially his twin daughters. They were ...

Verna Marie Sutton Hitchcock

Omak, Wash.

On June 19, 1921, Verna Marie (Sutton) Hitchcock was born into the family of James (Lee) and Goldie Sutton. She spent her first few years in Idaho, where her father drove a horse-drawn mail wagon. Verna’s family then moved to ...

Janette Neal

Jenette ‘Shortie’ Neal Jenette ‘Shortie’ was born June 21, 1941 and passed away Aug. 21, 2014. Shortie was married to Ron Neal for 45 years. Shortie was an avid Eagle’s member. She is survived by three children, Nancy (John) Hawkins, ...

Pamela Rae Fadden Chonzena

Early on the morning of October 2, 2014, Pamela Rae Chonzena passed away at home after a brave battle with cancer. Pamela Rae Fadden was born April 19, 1955, in Everett, Wash., to Sidney and Lucile York Fadden. Pam spent ...

Alan Ernest Goff

Conconully, Wash.

Alan Ernest Goff left this world with a song in his heart at his home in Conconully, Wash. on Oct. 3, 2014. Alan was born in Oakland Township, Minnesota on Dec. 23, 1938 to Carl and Mildred Goff. Alan was ...

Charles L. Ervin

In loving memory of Charles L. Ervin. He left his body to be with the Lord on Sept. 28, 2014. He was born May 15, 1949. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Cynthia Ervin; father, Richard Ervin; ...

Maria Teresa Arciniega Del Castillo

Bridgeport, Wash.

Maria Teresa Arciniega Del Castillo, 81, de Bridgeport, Wash., Fallecio inesperadamente el sabado 13 de septiembre del 2014. Maria Teresa nacio el 15 de noviembre de 1932, Padres Dolores y Angela Del Castillo en Tecolotlan Jalisco Mexico. En 1956 se ...