Obituaries for July 2016

Obituary

Buck Workman

Okanogan, WA

Buck, 89, was born Feb. 26, 1927, in Republican City, Neb., to Steve A. and Nina Leota (Mount) Workman. He was raised with an older brother Chuck, younger brother Frank, and younger sisters; Anna Laura and Nina Maye. Buck attended ...

Gary Lee Knowlton

Brewster, WA

Gary L. Knowlton, 50, longtime resident of Brewster, Wash., went home to be with his heavenly Father on July 16, 2016 at 8:22 p.m. He was born on Sept. 9, 1965, to proud parents Patsy Knowlton and Micheal Knowlton, both ...

Herbert Herman Siltman

Herbert Herman Siltman, 87, born Sept. 30, 1928. Herb was born on a small farm close to Mohall, N.D. It was owned by his parents, Edward and Anna Siltman. When he was 5 years old, during the drought and depression, ...

Albert Melvin Desautel Jr.

Nespelem, WA

Albert Melvin Desautel Jr., 82, of Nespelem, Wash. passed away Friday, July 15, 2016 in his home. Albert was born June 20, 1934 into the Nespelem, Wash. home of Albert and Myrtle Peone-Desautel Sr. This is where a remarkable life ...

Sharon Lea Gallea

Omak, WA

Sherry Lea Gallea, 70, of Omak, Wash., passed away peacefully, on July 12, 2016. Sherry was born on Nov. 15, 1945 to Lee and Jean Page. Sherry is survived by her husband of 25 years, Claire “Ed” Gallea, of Omak, ...

Rebecca Margaret Hallam Blake

Omak, WA

Rebecca Margaret (Hallam) Blake, named for her grandmothers, passed into the loving arms of her Savior July 8, 2016. Becky, to her friends and family was born in Fayetteville Ark. on Aug. 26, 1934 to Moses Code and Ollie (Whiteley) ...

Reiko Marshall

Reiko Marshall, 81, passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2016 following a long battle with cancer. She went peacefully, surrounded by her family at Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak, Wash. Reiko was born Dec. 15, 1934 to Hisashi and Yone Matsunaga of ...

Venson Stiles

Venson “Robbie” Robert Stiles, 37, passed away. Services are set for a later date. Contact Polly at 509-557-5064 for more information.

Wanda Smith Berg

A Celebration of life for Wanda (Smith) Berg is planned for 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 16, 2016 at the Cariboo Inn Okanogan. Wanda passed away in November of 2015 and was a member of Okanogan High School Alumni. ...

Joe A. Dripps

Joe A. Dripps, 87, passed away July 2 from complications of Alzheimer’s. He was a longtime resident of Okanogan County. A Celebration of Life is planned at a later date. Any donations can be made to an Alzheimer’s foundation of ...

Arlis Elden Watkins

Arlis Elden Watkins passed away at home on July 5, 2016. Arlis was born in Johnson, Ark. to Clint and Jesse (Teague) Watkins on Aug. 12,1929. Arlis moved to the Yakima area with his extended family and was employed at ...

Donald James Miller

Loomis, WA

Donald James Miller, 81, of Loomis, died on June 21, 2016 at his home in Loomis. He was born May 25, 1935 in Bridgeport, Wash. to parents Dell and Sally Miller. As a child he moved to Loomis with his ...

Gary L. Goodwin

Spokane, WA

Gary L. Goodwin, 75 of Spokane, Wash., passed on to his eternal home with Jesus on June 8, 2016. He was born in Spokane on May 4, 1941 to Elmer and Lorna Goodwin. He spent his childhood in Twisp and ...

Donna Lee McDonald-Sparks

Donna L. Mcdonald- Sparks died June 25, 2016 in Moses Lake after a long battle with cancer. She was born April 29th, the second of five children, born to William J. Mcdonald and Annie L. Wannacut-Mcdonald. She attended school at ...

Jeannie Lynn Harris

Jeannie Lynn Harris, 37, passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Wash. Viewing for friends and family will be held from 7 – 8 p.m. on Friday, July 1, 2016 at the ...