Obituaries for December 2016

Obituary

Ronald E. Thompson

Oroville, WA

Ronald E. Thompson, 85, of Oroville, passed away on Dec. 18, 2016. Ron was born March 15, 1931, to Tony and Fannie Thompson, in Cranbrook, British Columbia. When he was two, the family moved to Oroville. Ron married Ruth Leithead ...

Richard Soren Austin

Omak, WA

Richard “Dick” Soren Austin, 87, passed away Dec. 18, 2016 in Omak. Dick was born July 19, 1929 in Omak, Wash., to Elmer and Edna Austin. He was raised on the family orchard and learned the value of hard work ...

Cynthia Alexis Lawson

Tonasket, WA

Cindy was born Aug. 5, 1957 to Lorin and Chrissy Hutton at St. Martins Hospital in Tonasket, Wash. She was a member of the Catholic Church and the Colville Confederated Tribes. Cindy graduated from Tonasket High School in 1975. Cindy ...

Loren Ellis Hilstad

Tonasket, WA

Loren “Bud” Ellis Hilstad, 74, husband of Phyllis Erben Hilstad of Molson departed out of this life on Dec. 12, 2016 at North Valley Hospital, Tonasket, Wash. Born Feb. 28, 1942 in Bremerton, Wash., he was the son of the ...

Donna Jean Egerton

Oroville, WA

On Dec, 13, 2016, Donna Jean Egerton passed away surrounded by family. Donna was born Nov. 23, 1936 to Paul Leroy Thrasher and Erna Kay Thrasher at Oroville Hospital. When Donna was 13-years-old, her Grandpa Nelson Thrasher gave her dahlias ...

Freda Taylor

Twisp, WA

Freda Taylor, 95, of Twisp, Wash. passed away Dec. 8, 2016 at Harmony House in Brewster, WA. Freda was born on Sept. 6, 1921 to the late Mary and Fred Demmitt. Freda lived her whole life in the Methow Valley, ...

Noble Kelly

On Nov. 29, 2016, Noble Kelly, 85, left these earthly bonds to be with the Lord and sing in the Heavenly Choir. Born in the backwoods of Yakima County during the Depression, he held many jobs and responsibilities from orchard ...

Barbara Katherine Hamilton

Tonasket, WA

Barbara Katherine Hamilton 84, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Nov. 30, 2016. Barbara was born in Tonasket, Wash., on Sept. 17, 1932. Her family moved to Delaware, where she lived until she was 15 years old. She ...

Margaret Louise Roberts Sasse

Auburn, WA

Margaret Louise (Roberts) Sasse passed away on Aug. 26, 2016, in Auburn, Wash. Margaret was born on Sept. 6, 1927, in Omak, Wash. to William and Eletha Roberts. She married Irving Lee Sasse on Dec. 2, 1945, at the ranch ...

Treca Boyd

Omak, WA

Treca Boyd, 95, of Omak, passed away peacefully at her home on Nov. 27, 2016. Treca was born Dec. 18,1920 in Yale, Okla. to Raymond and Florence McCandless. She came to Omak as a teenager with her parents and siblings ...

Olive Venitta Sullivan

Olive Venitta Sullivan, passed away peacefully Dec. 1, 2016. She was born Sept. 6, 1934, in St Helens, Ore., to Joseph and Mary (Marcott) Michell, the second of three children. Venitta graduated from Scappose High School in 1952, and began ...

Coralea Martin

Forest Grove, OR

Coralea Martin was born June 30, 1947 in Forest Grove, Ore.. She left us at the age of 69 to be with her husband and the angels on Nov. 19, 2016. She left our world peacefully surrounded by her loving ...

Norman Wayne Martin

Omak, WA

Norm Martin, 65, was a longtime resident of Omak, who humbly passed away at home on Saturday evening. With his family by his side, and his children holding his hands, he comfortably took his last breath and rested with honor ...

David Menuard Kimberlin

Maple Valley, WA

David Menuard Kimberlin, 79, of Maple Valley, Wash., passed away on Nov. 29, 2016. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM. Wednesday, December 7th 2016 at Precht Harrison Nearents Chapel, 2547 Elmway, Okanogan, WA 98840. William (Bill) Hunt ...

Del Mundinger

Omak, WA

Del Mundinger, 101, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 at Park Place in Omak. He was born in Wilbur, Wash. on Oct. 14, 1915 to Dave and Alta Mundinger and lived the rest of his life in Omak. After graduating ...