Obituaries for October 2015

Obituary

Virgil Hill

Okanogan, WA

Virgil Hill, 91, of Okanogan, Wash., passed away Oct. 12, 2015 at Central Washington Hospital. He was born in Oliverspring, Tenn., on Mar. 21. 1924. He was married to Susan, June 8, 1977. He was a veteran and served in ...

Janet Perry Gray

Janet Gray , 94, was born Janet Perry in Tonasket, Wash., and passed away at home on Oct. 19, 2015, after residing for ten years with her children, David and Ellen Gray. In 1904, Janet’s father, Nathan Perry (1872-1953), came ...

Marjorie Cain

Omak, WA

Marjorie 'Bea' Cain, 91, passed away Oct. 24, 2015 at Welcome Home Villa in Omak. Bea was born May 27, 1924 in Chelan, Wash. to Roland and Alda Case. Bea graduated from Waterville High School in 1942. She joined the ...

Lavern Ayers

Okanogan, WA

Lavern T. Ayers, of Okanogan Wash., passed away on Oct. 15, 2015 at Regency Nursing Home, Omak, Wash., from advanced Parkinson’s disease. Laverne was born June 22, 1939 to Eula and Warren Ayers. Laverne attended school in Okanogan and worked ...

Joel A. Olinger

Oroville, WA

Joel A. Olinger, age 57, of Oroville, passed away on Oct. 12, 2015, surrounded by his family at his home in Oroville. He was born Feb., 27, 1957, in Spokane to parents Stanley and Mary Jane Olinger. Joel was raised ...

Gary Gotti

Malott, WA

Gary Gotti, 71, of Renton, Wash., and Malott, Wash., passed away at the Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, Wash., on Oct. 8, 2015. Gary was born in July 1944 to Katie and Ray Tackett in Frankfort, Ky. His family moved ...

Marian E. Curtis

Omak, WA

Marian E. Curtis, 85, of the Haley Creek area of Omak, Wash., died at Mid-Valley Hospital on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015. She was born to Mamie and Leo Waddle in Sterling, Colo., on March 2, 1930. She was a graduate ...

Iva Saxa

Nespelem, WA

Iva Viola Saxa went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Oct. 10, 2015, at Harmony House in Brewster, Wash., where she had been a resident for the last six years. Iva was born in Nespelem, Wash., on Jan. ...

Eary Hawkins

Riverside, WA

Eary Hawkins, 103, passed away at Regency Care Center Sept. 14, 2015. Eary was born in Portal, N.D., Aug., 21, 1912, to Percy and Clara Hawkins; he had three brothers and ten sisters. They moved to Riverside where Eary attended ...

Albert Losvar

Albert E. Losvar passed away on Aug. 13, 2015 as the result of injuries received in an airplane accident. He was born on July 14, 1927, in the family home at Mukilteo, Wash., to parents, George and Anna Losvar. Albert ...

Leonard Hedlund

Tonasket, WA

Leonard Hedlund,79, of Tonasket, died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, at his home in Tonasket. He was born in Burke, S.D. on June 8, 1936, the youngest of five children, to parents Edna and Emil Hedlund. During the war, they migrated ...

Robert Deering

Okanogan, WA

Robert E. Deering, 84, of Okanogan, tragically passed away on Oct. 7, 2015, in his home. He will be remembered as a kindhearted, caring and loving husband, father and friend who will be greatly missed and will always remain in ...

Sandra Marie Botello

Riverside, WA

Sandra Marie Botello, 54, of Riverside, Wash., passed away Oct. 4, 2015, at Mid-Valley Hospital after three years of fighting cancer. Sandra was born Jan. 29 1961, to Rachel and Luis Lopez. Sandra and her husband, Peter, made their home ...

Lucile Lathrop Ames

Okanogan, WA

Lucile (nee Lathrop) Ames, of Okanogan died Oct. 3, 2015, at Mid-Valley Hospital from complications of a stroke. Born in New London and raised in Plainville, Conn., Lucile and her husband of 47 years, Curtis Ames, moved to Okanogan in ...

Fred Carl Relaford III

Omak, WA

Fred Carl Relaford III, 61, passed away at his home in Omak on Oct. 2, 2015. Fred was born on March 17, 1954 in Glendale Ariz., to Fred Carl Relaford II and Opal Warren. He attended school in Glendale, Ariz. ...

Charles A. Johnston

Charles A. (Chuck) Johnston, 67, passed away Sept. 27, 2015. Born June 1, 1948. He was preceded in death by one brother and his parents. Chuck spent most of his life as a dairyman in the Chehalis, Wash., area. He ...

Judith Marie Hahn

Omak, WA

Judith Marie “Judy” Hahn was born Sept. 26, 1940 to Hoye A. “Pete” and Edith E. Picard Spurlock in Omak, Wash. She entered into eternal rest Oct. 2, 2015 following extended illness. Judy attended Omak schools, Wenatchee High School and ...

John Certain

Tonasket, WA

John “Dave” Certain, 77, passed away on Sept. 17, 2015. Dave was born to Glen and June Certain on March 2, 1938 in Wenatchee, Wash. He graduated from Wenatchee High School and immediately entered the Marines. Dave married Sharon Reich ...

Robert Hansen

Malott, WA

Robert L. Hansen, 75, of Malott, Wash., died suddenly at his home the morning of Sept. 29, 2015. He was born in Seattle, Wash., on Oct. 11, 1939. He graduated from Roosevelt High School and married Barbara Ballard on Nov. ...

Margaret Ella Williams

Tonasket, WA

Margaret Ella (Williams) Williams, 89, died at home on Sept. 15, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. She was the oldest of 3 children born to Harold and Mae Williams on Oct. 1, 1925. Margaret grew up and attended schools ...