Obituaries for April 2016

Obituary

Harry W. Engh

Omak, WA

Harry W Engh passed away on April 24, 2016 at the age of 91 after a lengthy illness. Harry was born Sept. 11, 1924 in Pocahontas, Iowa. Harry married his beautiful wife of 69 years, Virginia Carey, on Aug. 30, ...

Ernest Wayne Taylor

Republic, WA

Ernest Wayne Taylor, 64, of Republic, Wash., died on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at his home in Republic. He was born Oct. 26, 1951 in Brewster, Wash. Wayne worked in the logging industry for many years and also packed hunters ...

Aletha Margaret Payne Green

Chelan, WA

Our beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, Aletha Margaret (Payne) Green, 88, passed away peacefully on April 14, 2016 after a brief illness. She was the eldest of three children born at their home in Omak, on Oct. 9, 1927 to ...

Marjorie Evelyn Zabreznik Knowlton

Omak, WA

Marjorie Evelyn Zabreznik Knowlton, 97, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother, was called home to heaven to be with our Lord on April 17, 2016. Marj, was born Nov. 2, 1918 to William and Evelyn Hutchings in Galveston, Texas. ...

Mabel Inez Spry

Tonasket, WA

Mabel Inez Spry 1919-2016 Mabel Inez Spry, 97, was born Nov. 3, 1919 and passed away peacefully on Jan. 9, 2016. She was born to Fred and Bertha Fox at home on the ranch at Wauconda, Wash. Spending the first ...

Dale Mervin Francis

Okanogan, WA

Dale Mervin Francis passed away April 21, 2016. He was born July 6, 1950 to Mervin and Agnes Francis of Florence, Wash. Dale was a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served as a diesel mechanic. Dale grew up ...

Arlene M. Probert

Okanogan, WA

Arlene M (Bergman) Probert, 82, of Okanogan, Wash., passed away peacefully at home with loved ones by her side on March 7, 2016. Born in Salem, Ohio on Feb. 15, 1934 to William and Nellie (Cross) Bergman. She married Leo ...

Leslie Young

Jean, 73, was born Aug. 29, 1942 in Lansing, Mich., to Christian and Marjorie (Bercaw) Hamilton. After a courageous battle with cancer, Jean passed away on March 24, 2016. As a young girl, she moved to Lake Oswego, Ore. with ...

Alfred Ramon Murray

Omak, WA

Fred Murray 1935-2016 Fred Murray (Alfred Ramon Murray), 81, of Omak, Wash., passed away peacefully at home with the love of his life, Valerie Murray; and son, Darin Murray at his side from a sudden illness. Fred was born on ...

Nathan Brightbill

Tonasket, WA

On March 31, 2016 Nathan Brightbill suffered a unexpected heart attack that cut his life short, leaving a hole in the hearts of all those who loved him. He was born Jan. 1, 1976, in Indiana, but grew up in ...

Judy Stabenfeldt

Republic, WA

Judy Stabenfeldt, 73, of Republic passed away peacefully at her home Sunday evening April 3, 2016 with her husband; and sister, Susy, at her side after a struggle with ALS better known as “Lou Gehrig” disease. She was born Sept. ...

Matthew Lee Richter

Matthew Lee Richter, precious son and beloved brother was called home to heaven to be with the Lord; his mother, Maria Luisa Richter; his uncle, Kevin; and his Nana on March 29, 2016. Matthew was born in Omak, Wash. on ...

Keith Roderick Patterson

Okanogan, WA

Keith Roderick Patterson, 89, passed away April 3, 2016 at his home in Okanogan, Wash. He was born March 7, 1927 in Kellogg, Idaho to Everett and Doris (Cook) Patterson. He grew up in the Pacific Northwest and served aboard ...

Leota McMillan

Tonasket, WA

Leota McMillan, 91, died peacefully surrounded by family on Monday, December 21, 2015 at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket, Wash. She was born Aug. 2, 1924 at National, Wash. Leota was the fourth of eleven children born to Edgar ...

Dr. Pres Bratrude

Omak, WA

Dr. Pres Bratrude, 85, a longtime resident of Omak, died peacefully on April 2, 2016 at RiverWest Assisted Living in Wenatchee. Pres was born Aug. 11, 1930 in Chicago to Dr. Amos and Grace Bratrude. His early years were not ...

Vern Fox

Tonasket, WA

Vern Fox, 91, of Tonasket died on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at his home in Tonasket. He was born Oct. 14, 1924 in Latah, Wash., to parents Fred and Bertha Fox. At a young age the family moved to the ...

Tony Barham

Okanogan, WA

Tony Barham died April 3, 2016. He was born Nov. 21, 1964 in Okanogan, Wash. Graduated from Okanogan High School in 1982. Attended Wenatchee Valley College. Tony achieved his journeyman with North Park Metal Shop and was a valuable team ...

Patrick Michael Holden

Conconully, WA

Patrick Michael Holden, 68, was born on April 12, 1947 and passed away on March 16, 2016. He is finally at his eternal home and we know he is playing with all his passed four legged friends. He may also ...

Virginia Mae Cooper Madden

Brewster, WA

Virginia Madden, 90, of Brewster, Wash., went home to be with her Savior on Monday, March 14, 2016 in Mesa, Ariz. Her oldest daughter, Theresa, was by her side. Virginia Mae Cooper was born Nov. 11, 1925 to Gertrude and ...