Obituaries for March 2016

Obituary

Paulie Richardson

Paulie Richardson, 61, was born Aug. 28, 1955 in a place known as, The Valley of the Moon in California. On March 15, 2016, Paulies’ spirit went home after struggling with a lengthy illness, with her loving family caring for ...

Ernest D. Gahimer

Omak, WA

Our family lost a wonderful, loving husband, father and grandfather on March 22, 2016 to the evil that is named cancer. Ernest D. Gahimer, 60, was a man of honor and integrity and will be greatly missed by all who ...

Ardith Law

Tonasket, WA

Ardith E. Law 84, of Tonasket, Wash., went to be with our Lord at 4:10 a.m., Feb. 14. Ardith, was born in Spokane, Wash. Nov. 26, 1931 and soon after was adopted by C. Vern and Mildred Steele from Manson, ...

Rex A. Morgan

Quincy, WA

Rex A. Morgan, 88, passed away on March 25, 2016 in Quincy where he had lived since November 1953. He was born Jan. 4, 1928 to Victor and Peggy (Ahlberg) Morgan in Omak, Wash. He graduated from Omak High School ...

Robert E. Johnson

Tonasket, WA

Robert 'Bob' E. Johnson, 71, of 1906 N. Pine Creek Road, Tonasket, Wash., passed away Feb., 27, 2016 in Sun City, Ariz., from congestive heart failure. Bob was born in Bellingham, Wash., March 3, 1944, to Earl and Dorothy Johnson. ...

Vernon Gene Harvey

Malott, WA

Vernon Gene Harvey 1938-2016 Vern Harvey 77, died suddenly from heart failure at his home on March 17, 2016. He was born April 20, 1938 in Aurora, Ark., the seventh of nine children to Dallas Sr. and Gladys (Markham) Harvey. ...

Elaine Francis Huntsinger

Spokane, WA

Elaine Francis Huntsinger formerly of Omak passed away in her sleep after a short illness. Elaine was born Nov. 20, 1948, and passed into the loving arms of God on March 12, 2016, in Spokane, Wash. Elaine enjoyed many activities ...

Eleanor Martha Novotney Seefried

Lake Liberty, WA

Eleanor Martha (Novotney) Seefried, gardener extraordinaire, died peacefully asleep, Sunday, March 6, 2016. Eleanor was born Jan. 4, 1920. In January she had just celebrated her 96th birthday. She resided in Liberty Lake, Wash., for the last of her 11 ...

James Franklin Barnett

James Franklin 'Frank' Barnett went to be with his wife and son on March 10, 2016, at the age of 92. He was born to Charles and Nancy Barnett in Lone Pilgrim, Mo., on July 7, 1923. He had six ...

Louise Belle Juetten

Spokane, WA

Louise Belle Juetten, 85, of Spokane, died March 13, 2016 at Cornerstone Court in Spokane. She was born Feb. 15, 1931, in Omak, to Ralph Howard Mitchell and Tena (Moritz) Mitchell. She met William Patrick Juetten in Omak High School ...

Ronald Roy McDougall

Tonaket, WA

Ronald Roy McDougall, 66, was born on April 3, 1949 to Roy and Beulah (VanBrunt) McDougall in Tonasket. He grew up on McDougall Ranch in Oroville, helping out in the family apple orchard. Ron was a Boy Scout who played ...

Eugene Joseph Zinani

Conconully, WA

Eugene Joseph Zinani 1930-2016 Eugene Joseph Zinani 'Gene', 85, of Conconully, Wash., passed away at his home on March 7, 2016. Gene was born July 21, 1930 to Giovani and Madelina Zinani in Salinas, Calif. Gene was raised in Salinas ...

Ruth Margaret Rise Loe

Post Falls, ID

Ruth Margaret (Rise) Loe, 80, daughter of Olaf and Eva (Anderson) Rise was born Aug. 13, 1935 on the family farm near Molson, Wash. She was the third daughter of four. Ruth died unexpectedly on Feb. 12, 2016 in Post ...

Ella Pauline Thayer

Tonaket, WA

Ella Pauline 'Polly' Thayer, “98 years young” passed away Feb. 22, 2016 at the North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket. She was born June 29, 1917, in American Falls, Idaho to Robert and Caroline Fischer. Ella lived in South Dakota ...

Karen Laurell Scriver

Tonasket, WA

Karen Laurell Scriver, 72, of Tonasket passed away on March 4, 2016 She was born in Brewster, Wash., on Sept. 29, 1943, to Fritz and Opal Willms. She attended schools in Tonasket and Spangle, and graduated from Kinman Business School. ...

Mary Elizabeth Rex Orr

Mary Elizabeth Orr, 83, passed away at her home surrounded by her family on Jan. 30, 2016, after her battle with lung cancer. Mary was born in Holden, Mo., on Dec. 23, 1932 to Marybelle and Walter Rex. She had ...

Arlene Miller

Brewster, WA

Arlene Miller, 90, passed away March 4, 2016 at Harmony House in Brewster, Wash. She was a long-time resident of Okanogan and Leahy Junction, Wash. Arlene was born Dec. 11, 1925 in Waconda, Wash. She spent her early years in ...

Elroy Gene Novotney

Republic, WA

Our family lost a wonderful man on Feb. 4, 2016. Elroy Gene Novotney was born June 15, 1929, in Wilbur, Wash., to James and Marie Novotney. He was their youngest son out of 14 children. Gene grew up in Keller ...

Lisa A. Petersen

Okanogan, WA

Lisa A. Petersen, 49, passed away Friday Feb. 19, 2016 at home surrounded by family after a hard battle with cancer. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Lisa was the foundation to her family and loved spending time ...

Al Maas

Al, 76, was born Feb. 6, 1940 in Tacoma, Wash., to George and Stella (McMichael) Maas. He passed away peacefully, at the home he built, surrounded by his wife, Roberta Maas, of 54 years; son, Lynnard Maas; and daughter DeeDee ...