Obituaries for April 2015

Obituary

Linsey Manuel

Oroville, WA

Linsey J. Manuel, 58, passed away April 21, 2015, at Confluence Hospital in Wenatchee, with family at his side. He was born Nov. 30, 1956, in Tonasket to parents Angus and Irene Manuel. He attended Oroville schools and graduated in ...

Barney Keen

Tonasket, WA

Barney Keen, 79, of Tonasket, Wash., died at Confluence Hospital in Wenatchee on April 7, 2015. Barney was born March 9, 1936, in Leola, Ark. to Ellis and Virginia Keen. He graduated from Manson High School and served as an ...

Muriel Emery

Muriel Emery, 92, passed from this life in her sleep in the early hours of Friday, April 3, 2015. She was born to James G. Baum Sr., and Helen P. Baum Aug. 25, 1922, in Rockland, Maine, where she grew ...

Dale Lee Clark

Omak, WA

Dale Lee Clark, 68, passed away April 22, 2015. He was born Dec. 4, 1946, in Nespelem, Wash., to Calvin Clark and Rose Adolph. He lived most of his early years in Keller, Wash., on a ranch with Rose and ...

Earnest Eugene Harrison

Okanogan, WA

Earnest Eugene “Gene” Harrison, 84, passed away of congestive heart failure at Mid-Valley Hospital on Friday, April 17, 2015. He was born Feb. 17, 1931, in Wesley, Ark., to Ray and Erma (McCarver) Harrision. He grew up with younger brothers ...

Boyd Alfred Ogden

Ephrata, WA

Boyd Alfred “Tiny” Ogden, 87, passed away April 8, 2015, at home in Ephrata, Wash. He was born Feb. 28, 1928, in Kingman, Ariz. His parents and family moved to Omak, Wash. later that year. He graduated from Omak High ...

Dave Settle

Omak, WA

Dave Settle, 98, a longtime resident of Omak, passed away April 14, 2015. Dave grew up in Kokomo, Ind., where he pursued his love of baseball and progressed through local farm teams to ultimately play in the minors for the ...

Judith Marts

Oroville, WA

Judith Ellen Marts, 75, left this world April 19, 2015, to join her dear departed loved ones. She passed peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Judy was born Dec. 13, 1939, to Robert and Betty Hesseltine, the only ...

Lilian K. Johnston

Omak, WA

Lilian K. Johnston, 94, answered the call from our Lord and went home April 23, 2015. Lilian was born Sept. 24, 1920, in Hastings, England, and was a proud English lady as she also became a proud U.S. citizen in ...

Agnes Ruth Charley

Malott, WA

Agnes Ruth Charley, 63, of Malott, passed away April 14, 2015, at Confluence Hospital in Wenatchee. She was born Aug. 30, 1951, in Spokane, Wash., to Jerome Manuel and Maxine Abele Andruss. She was in Omak Mission School at a ...

James R. Rehmke

Okanogan, WA

James R. Rehmke, 79, passed away April 6, 2015 in Okanogan , with his loving wife Luella by his side. He was born in Mason City, Wash., on March 22, 1936, to Harry O. and Marie E. Rehmke. He joined ...

Jeff Mershon

Tonasket, WA

Jeff "Mersh" Mershon, 48, lost his courageous battle to metastatic melanoma cancer on April 7, 2015, at home with his family at his side. He was born Jan. 15, 1967, to Steve Mershon and Janet Kershner in Sedro Woolley, Wash. ...

Teresita deJesus Garcia

Omak, WA

Teresita “Tere” deJesus Garcia, 67, died peacefully Oct. 28, 2014, at the home of Kacy and Herlinda Goble, her daughter, in Boise, Idaho, after a brief struggle with cancer. She was surrounded by loving relatives. Tere was born Jan. 2, ...

Dennis Anthony Smith

Omak, WA

Dennis Anthony Smith, 68, passed away April 10, 2015. He was born to Victor and Ruth Smith in Omak, Wash., on March 15, 1947. Dennis was raised in Omak, Wash., on the family ranch on Pogue Mountain. He served in ...

William Edward Coppock

Kalispell, MT

William “Bill” Edward Coppock, 73, passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2015, in Kalispell, Mont. His passing was the result of failing health from an automobile crash 31 years ago. Bill, the second of three children, was born Nov. 3, ...

David F. McNeese

Dave F. McNeese, father, brother and friend, 71, passed away April 3, 2015. Dave was born Sept. 9, 1943, to Floyd and Bernice (Bright) McNeese in Kirkland, Wash. While a young boy, the family moved back to the Okanogan area ...

Steven Forest Lay

Omak, WA

Steven Forest Lay, 73, of Omak, Wash., passed away at his home surrounded by family April 6, 2015. Steve was born in Myrtle Point, Ore., to Denver and Shirley Lay. He was raised in the Okanogan Valley and graduated from ...

Charles Edward Skirko

Omak, WA

Charles Edward Skirko, 67, passed away peacefully in the presence of his family and friends April 12, 2015. He was born Dec. 1 1947, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Chuck grew up in Butte, Mont., where he attended Boys Central, ...

Gertrude Ann Hendrick

Omak, WA

Trudy Hendrick, 89, passed away April 4, 2015. Gertrude Ann was born on May 29, 1925, to George L. and Mary (Lapp) Adam in Omak. She never liked her first name, so she was known as Trudy. “Always be nice!” ...

Rosalie Martin

Phoenix. AZ

Rosalie “Rose” Martin passed away Feb. 20, 2015, in Phoenix, Ariz. She was born to Robert and Rose Davis on Jan. 7, 1938. Rose grew up in Paradise Calif. In 1965, she met and married Ralph “Buck” Martin and moved ...