Obituaries for May 2015

Obituary

Phillip Loren Swezey

Brewster, WA

Phillip Loren Swezey, 71, passed way May 16, 2015. He was born April 21, 1944 to Loren Hasting and Bertha Noma Swezey, named after his father. Phil attended grade school in Machias, Wash., and graduated from Snohomish High School in ...

Chester M. West

Omak, WA

Chester M. West, 95, of Omak, Wash., passed away May 12, 2015 at his home with his family. He was born Jan. 22, 1920, in Pilot Point, Texas, to Elmer and Ethel West. Chester attended Mountain Springs Elementary School and ...

Donna Mae Rickard

Grand Coulee, WA

Donna Mae Rickard, 101, died May 9, 2015. She was born in Chico, Calif., to Cipriana Genevieve Avalos and Elmer LaFonso on June 24, 1913. After she graduated from Chico High School, she attended Chemawa Indian School, taking typing and ...

Paul D. Moses

Okanogan, WA

Paul D. Moses, 72, died peacefully Wednesday, May 12, 2015, at his home in Okanogan. Paul was born May 20, 1942, in Omak Memorial Hospital to Alvin and Rita (Conrad) Moses. He spent first- through eighth- grade at Christ the ...

Dorothy Haeberle

Dorothy Haeberle, 87, died peacefully Feb. 23, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Omak, Wash., to Hobart and Eleanor Atkinson. She was preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband, Larry Haeberle; son-in-law, William Earnshaw; ...

Clarence Eugene Fry

Kingman, MT

Clarence Eugene Fry, 85, of Kingman, passed away on March 28, 2015 surrounded by his family. He was born March 20, 1930, to Clifford and Sylvia Fry in Oroville, Wash. His family was important to him and he would travel ...

Raymond James Blystone

Raymond James Blystone, 68, died May 1, 2015. He was born in Penticton, B.C., in 1946. He moved to Vancouver, Wash., in 1950. He loved working on cars and spent most of his life as a mechanic. He also loved ...

Donald Lee Attridge

Omak, WA

Donald Lee Attridge, 87, passed away May 15, 2015 in Omak, Wash. He was born March 5, 1928, in Grandview, Wash., to Merle Joel Attridge and Thressa Orvilla Armstong. He married Mary Louise Perrins on Sept. 19, 1950, in Deer ...

Eileen Augusta Rowton Floch

Okanogan, WA

Eileen Augusta Rowton Floch, 84, of Okanogan, Wash., passed away peacefully at her home May 4, 2015. She was born June 19, 1930, in Molson, Wash., to Olaf and Eva Rise. Both Olaf and Eva’s families emigrated from Scandinavia, one ...

Allen Ray

Conconully, WA

Allen Ray, 75, resident of Conconully since July 7, 1977, arrived in heaven while vacationing at his son’s in Agusta, Ga., on April 10, 2015. Al accepted Jesus as his personal savior in his 30s and continued as a believer ...

Edward Lyle Pariseau

Wenatchee, WA

Edward Lyle Pariseau, 84, died April 27, 2015, at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee surrounded by his family. Ed was born in Fargo, N.D. on Dec. 2, 1930, the first of five children born to John Elmer Pariseau and Katherine ...

Delores Jean Gadeberg

Omak, WA

Delores “Dee” Jean Gadeberg, 72, was born in Okanogan, Wash., on August 30, 1942. She joined her husband, Joe, in heaven on May 7, 2015. Dee attended schools in Okanogan, and later graduated from Kinman Business School in Spokane. She ...

Phillip Dewitt Roth

Oroville, WA

Phillip Dewitt Roth, 80, of Oroville, passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2015, at his home, surrounded by family. He was born Sept. 24, 1934, in Salem, Ore. Phil graduated from Franklin High School in Portland, Ore., in 1953. He attended ...

Clinton Adam Dunckel

Clinton Adam Dunckel, 33, passed away May 1, 2015. He was born Dec. 17, 1981. He leaves behind many who love him. His father, Norman Dunckel; children, Dharma, Einn, Jackson and Bennett; sisters, Amy (Diego), Brenda (Mike), Angie (Tony), Becki ...

Deanna Marie Marcellay Clark

Omak, WA

Deanna Marie Marcellay-Clark of the Colville Confederated Tribes continued her journey May 4, 2015, in Omak ,Wash. Deanna is the daughter of Morris Marcellay and Hazel Williams, and grand-daughter of Tom Williams and Mary Christine Pierre-Williams, Fredrick Marcellay Sr. and ...

Joseph E. Birdsong

Tonasket, WA

Joseph E. Birdsong, 71, of Tonasket, passed away April 27, 2015. He was born to Joseph Birdsong and Bette Tomm in Kansas City, Mo. on Jan. 21, 1944. He was married to the love of his life Glenda Birdsong for ...

Bryan Behymer

Omak, WA

Bryan Behymer, 49, son of Robin and Kay Behymer of Omak, died May 2, 2015. Bryan was born Aug. 4, 1965, at Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak. He graduated from Omak High School in 1983. He was always athletic, playing peewee, ...

Jill Denise Purdy Almquist

Republic, WA

Jill Denise (Purdy) Almquist, 51, passed away April 30, 2015, in Republic. She was born Dec. 20, 1963, in Toppenish Wash., to Clyde and Jean Purdy. She attended Granger and White Swan schools, and received her GED at Grays Harbor ...

Melvin M. Verbeck

Oroville, WA

Melvin M. Verbeck, 84, of Oroville, went home peacefully to his lord and savior Wednesday, April 29, 2015, with his beloved wife and daughter by his side. He was born Aug. 31, 1930, in Olympia to parents Gaylen and Helen ...

Terry Lee Hill

Tonasket, WA

Retired Sgt. 1st Class Terry Lee Hill, 54, of Tonasket passed away April 30, 2015, at home, with his loved ones by his side after a short but valiant and courageous battle of pancreatic cancer. Terry was born April 14, ...