Obituaries for August 2015

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Floyd A. Pruett

Omak, WA

Floyd A Pruett, 85, passed away July 27, 2015, in Omak, Wash. He was born Jan. 8, 1930, in Columbia, Mo., to Lacey and Zula Henderson Pruett. He was a resident of Creston, Wash., for the past 24 years and ...

Clarence Darell Hogan

Okanogan, WA

Clarence Darell Eugene Hogan, 76, passed away July 20, 2015. He was born April 7, 1939, in Luxora, Ark. He graduated from Brewster high school in 1958. He was U.S. airman first-class REGAF stationed in Germany in 1959. He married ...

Bob Widdifield

Omak, WA

Bob Widdifield, 74, passed away at his home in Casa Grande, Ariz., on May 29, 2015, surrounded by those he loved. He was born May 24, 1941, in Starkville, Miss., to Wallace and Olive Widdifield. His early years were spent ...

Donna Whitehall

Omak, WA

Donna Whitehall, 80, of Omak, passed away peacefully at her home Aug. 11, 2015. She was born in Kansas on Oct. 17, 1934, to Glen and Lula Woodward. She lived in Kansas, Nebraska, Arizona and California before coming to Brewster, ...

Marjorie Eileen Brand Shapley

Okanogan, WA

Marjorie Eileen (Brand) Shapley, 89, went to be with her heavenly father Aug. 3, 2015, while at home with loving family members present. She was born Sept., 11, 1925, in Ballard Wash., to Silas David Brand and Rose Hazel (Venne) ...

Ronald Carl Nesmith

Wenatchee, WA

Ronald Carl Nesmith, 73, died Aug. 15, 2015, in Wenatchee. He was born Sept. 8, 1941, in Los Angles, Calif., to Carl and Thelma Nesmith. He married Mary Louise Nesmith on Aug. 31, 1963, in Los Angles. Ron and Mary ...

Loraine Fulford

Tonasket, WA

Loraine Fulford, 81, went to live with her lord on Aug. 7, 2015. Loraine was born in Los Angeles, Calif., to Ivan and Helen Seals on March 6, 1934. They moved to Tonasket, Wash., where she graduated high school in ...

G. Marie Cooper

Okanogan, WA

G. Marie Cooper, 89, passed away at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, Wash., on July 29, 2015. She was born Dec. 18, 1925, to John and Minnie (Henderson) Johnson in Ringold, Okla. She attended school in Oklahoma. She married Herbert ...

Lillian Maxine Wood Mills

Lillian Maxine (Wood) Mill,s 99, passed away Aug. 2, 2015. She was born March 3, 1916, in Fordyce, Ark. Lillian was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Mills; son, Vernon Mills; sister, Marie Harvey; brothers, Elbert Wood and Floyd ...

Alberta Irene Ritz Guyer

Omak, WA

Alberta Irene (Ritz) Guyer passed away Aug. 3, 2015, after a brief illness. She was born to Norris and Ada Ritz on Aug 29, 1928, in Elk, Wash. She moved with her family to Omak, Wash., in 1934. She attended ...

Michael Lee Demmitt

Omak, WA

Michael Lee Demmitt, 57, passed away Aug. 7, 2015 at Mid Valley Hospital due to cancer. He was born April 21, 1958, at Brewster Hospital to Jack Lee Demmitt and Betty Demmitt-Smith. He is survived by his mother Betty Smith; ...

Nicholas Alan Baker

Omak, WA

Nicholas Alan Baker, 21, of Omak, passed away July 31, 2015. Nicholas was born Sept. 18, 1993, in Omak, Wash., to Cheryl Pfeifer and John Baker. Nicholas was raised in Omak and graduated from Omak high school in June 2012. ...

Hazelle Lois Cramer Sly

Malott, WA

Hazelle Lois (Cramer) Sly, 90, formerly of Malott, passed away July 17, 2015. She was born Nov. 17, 1924, to Lilly and Lewis Cramer, one of their 11 children. She was the last remaining of the children. Lois, as she ...

Lee Roy Schluneger

Lee Roy Schluneger, 73, passed away peacefully July 30, 2015, at home by his wife’s side. Lee was born May 20, 1942, in Colfax, Wash., where he met his wife of 53 years, Sandra Hughes. Lee is survived by his ...

Michael Glenn Powell

Brewster, WA

Michael Glenn Powell, 63, entered into rest on July 26, 2015. He was born July 24, 1952, in Lubbock, Texas, the son of Travis Glenn and Mildred Carr Powell. The family resided in Lubbock and Abernathy, Texas, except for brief ...

Wallace E. Loe

Post Falls, ID

Wallace “Wally” E. Loe, 82, died unexpectedly July 23, 2015, in Post Falls, Idaho. He was born July 9, 1933, to Russell and Hilda Babst Loe on the family farm near Molson. Wally attended school in Molson for 12 years ...

Brett Hendrick

Oroville, WA

Beloved son, Brett Hendrick, 23, was killed in a tragic motorcycle crash July 30, 2015. Brett was born May 23, 1992, in Omak to Jerry and Shari Hendrick. The family moved to Oroville, where Brett was home-schooled and played sports ...

Norma K. Geil

Edmonds, WA

Norma K. Geil, 87, passed away July 15, 2015. She was born in Seattle, Wash., to Nora and John Nielsen and grew up in Ballard, where she attended Ballard High School. Norma also attended and graduated from University of Washington ...

Dorothy E. James Beason

Hermiston, OR

Dorothy E. James Beason, 88, of Hermiston, Ore., died July 24, 2015. She was born Oct. 29, 1926 in Ivy, Ark., to parents John and Annie Newton James. When Dorothy was 14, her parents moved most of the family to ...