Obituaries for March 2015

Obituary

Alton W. Weipah

Nespelem, WA

Alton “Weep” W. Weipah, 66, of Nespelem, Wash., died at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Wash., on March 13, 2015. He was born on May 24, 1948, in Nespelem, where he attended various schools in the area. He received ...

Lydia Wallace

Spokane, WA

Lydia Wallace, 95, died March 22, 2015. She was born Feb. 13, 1920, to Martin Feddersen and Katherine Wildermuth Feddersen. She had six children, several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Havillah ...

Harry Gallup Sanford Jr.

Harry Gallup Sanford Jr., 82, Omak, Wash., passed away at his home on Dec. 30, 2014. He was born in Denver, Colo., on Dec. 17, 1932 to Harry Gallup Sanford, Sr. and Ruth Wood Sanford. He joined older sister, Lucietta ...

Jerry Lee Fraley

Omak, WA

Jerry Lee Fraley passed away at his home on Johnson Creek Road Feb. 24, 2015, surrounded by his family. He was born May 11, 1934, on the family farm in Stevens, Ken., and was the fifth of 10 brothers and ...

Sheila Ann Marie Fournier

Omak, WA

Sheila Ann Marie Fournier, 63, of Omak, Wash., died March 17, 2015, of natural causes. Born Sheila Ann Benefield, on Oct. 29, 1951, in Long Beach, Calif., Sheila was the daughter of Devereaux and Priscilla (Pemberton) Benefield. She is survived ...

John Abraham Figenshow

Tonasket, WA

John Abraham Figenshow, 96, was a proud native of Tonasket, born to homesteading parents, Knut Hjalmar and Gjertrude (Anderson) Figenschow on July 28, 1918. He died Monday, March 2, 2015, after hospitalization for multiple infections with his family honoring his ...

Ronald R. Wylet

Ronald R. Wylet passed away March 5, 2015. He was born on July 20, 1934, to Isabel and Roy Wylet in Bonner's Ferry, Idaho. Ron was the youngest of four children and the only son. His family moved to Butte, ...

Florence Gayle Seay

Tonasket, WA

Florence Gayle Seay, 93, of Tonasket and formerly of Malott, Wash., died March 8, 2015, at the North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket, Wash. Florence was born to James and Eleanora Evans on August 25, 1921, in Seattle, Wash. She ...

Duane Edward Partridge

Longview, WA

Duane Edward Partridge, 83, passed away peacefully March 8, 2015, in Longview, Wash. Duane was born March 15, 1932, to Cecil and Zella Partridge. Living in the Omak area for most of his life, he met and married his high ...

Julieanne LaFountaine

Julieanne LaFountaine, 36, was born April 16, 1978, in Seattle. She passed away quietly, March 6, 2015, from sudden cardiac arrest, surrounded by those who loved her most at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Julieanne attended school in Half-Moon Bay, ...

Paula Crofoot

Twin Falls, ID

Paula Crofoot, 84, of Twin Falls, Idaho, passed away Feb. 22, 2015. She was born June 7, 1930. She is remembered by her children; Paul Baines, Jackie Havre, Ken Crofoot, Ron Crofoot, Leslie Crofoot, Nickie Stewart, Kathy Struchen, and all ...

Pauline Abbott

Bridgeport, WA

Pauline Abbott, 88, passed away, March 12, 2015, with family by her side. Pauline and her twin brother, Paul, were born to Charles and Eula Mae Hammons on Sept. 4, 1926, in Portales, N.M. Paul and Pauline were the oldest ...

Alta Sype

Tonasket, WA

Alta Sype, 88, passed away March 4, 2015. Alta Amelia was born Oct. 14, 1926, in a family of seven children born to Mary and W. Easton Galway in Cimarron, N. M.Her twin sister, Alma, arrived only 15 minutes before ...

Margaret Laycock

Margaret Laycock, 89, passed away Feb. 23, 2015, at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. She was born May 9, 1925, to William and Martha Hunteman in Seattle, Wash. She graduated from Queen Anne High School in 1943 and moved ...

Nicholas Patrick Stanger

Nespelem, WA

Nicholas Patrick Stanger, 25, of Nespelem, Wash., passed away March 4, 2015. He was born May 7, 1989, in Spokane, Wash., to Robert L. and Lily C. Stanger. Nicholas lived in Nespelem his whole life. He graduated from Lake Roosevelt ...

Richard Lawrence

Tonasket, WA

Richard “Slim” Lawrence, 52, died suddenly on March 3, 2015. He was born June 17, 1962, in Richland Wash., and graduated from Richland High School in 1980. He continued his education at Columbia Basin College, where he studied welding. During ...

Hilda E. Friebus

Hilda E. Friebus, 98, daughter of Otto and Dora Klotz, went to be with her Lord, Feb 28, 2015. She was born at home near the town of Stuttgard, in Phillips County, Kan., on Aug. 2, 1916. She was baptized ...

Billy Douglas

Billy Douglas, 76, passed away Feb. 25, 2015. Previously of Lynnwood, Wash., Bill co-owned Westgate Plumbing until his retirement in 2002. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was stationed in Germany and served faithfully from 1956–1959. Since his retirement, ...

Robert Day Jr.

Conconully, WA

Robert “Bubba” Day Jr., 67, passed away Feb. 2, 2015, of leukemia. He was born Sept. 7, 1947, in Wichita, Kan., to Bob and Betty Day. He moved to Seattle, Wash., at an early age. He graduated from Shorecrest High ...

Manuel Torres Corona

Manuel Torres Corona, 76, passed away on Monday, March 9, 2015 in Wenatchee, Wash. He was born Dec. 28, 1938 in Mexico. He resided in Jocotepec, and Chquilistlan Jalisco, Mexico. In 1961, he became a resident of the United States ...