Obituaries for August 2017

Obituary

Theo Wayne Gerken

Tonasket, WA

Theo Wayne “Bud” Gerken passed peacefully surrounded by family at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket on Aug. 24, 2017 after an extended illness with Leukemia and complications from a prior stroke. Bud was one of seven children (four boys-three girls) ...

David E. Brownlee

Omak, WA

David E. Brownlee of Omak, Wash., passed away Aug.1, 2017 in the presence of his family. He was born Oct. 4, 1938 in Brewster, Wash., to David and Leda Brownlee of Pateros, Wash. He attended school in Pateros, Wash. where ...

Amber Jean Oaks Lockett

Tonasket, WA

Amber Jean Oaks Lockett was born Jan. 1, 1928 to Hazel and Harold Oaks in Tonasket, Wash. She passed away Aug. 23, 2017 peacefully in her home. Amber graduated from Okanogan High School in 1946, and graduated from Whitworth with ...

Theresa Ann Heggie

Omak Wa

Theresa ‘Terri’ Ann Heggie 1950-2017 Theresa (Terri) Ann Heggie, 66 of Omak, WA lost her courageous battle with cancer on August 1, 2017 in Spokane. She was born Oct. 10, 1950 in Omak, Wash., to Herald and Ida Hussey. She ...

Norman Frances Jensen

Riverside, WA

Norman Frances Jensen, 78, of Riverside, Wash. passed away at home on Aug. 20, 2017. He was born Oct. 19, 1938 in Neche, N.D. to Marvin and Florence Jensen. His daughter, Carrie Hurley would like to invite everyone who loved ...

Elizabeth Jayne Driscoll

Elizabeth was called to her heavenly home on Aug. 8, with children, Karen, Dennis and Nicholas at her side. She was born Sept 17, 1942 in Elgin, Ill., to Gerald and Elizabeth Saindon. She married Dennis Driscoll in August of ...

Linda Luanne Wilson

Okanogan, WA

Linda Luanne (Hooper) Wilson, 78, passed away peacefully on Aug. 4, 2017 in Wenatchee, Wash. She was born in Okanogan, Wash. as the oldest of five children to Arthur Lynn and Mary Louise Hooper on June 1, 1939. She was ...

Bert Stennes

Pateros, WA

Lifelong resident of Pateros, Bert Stennes went home to be with the Lord, Saturday Aug. 12, 2017 at his home following a short illness. Born Feb. 5, 1924. He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Stennes; one brother, ...

Eva Marie Newsom

Oroville, WA

Eva Marie Newsom, 85, passed away Aug. 5 at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, Wash. She was born in Oroville to William and Euphame Nelson on Sept. 14, 1931. She attended school in Oroville and remained there until she met ...

Velma Jean Utt Abel

Omak, WA

Born Velma Jean Utt on Nov. 23, 1935 in Omak, Wash. to Floyd Lincoln and Eula Mae Bolin Utt, and passing after a brief illness at Coulee Medical Center, Aug. 13, 2017. Velma married Leroy Payne, having children, Ronald, Donald, ...

Jeannie K. Watson

Omak, WA

Jeannie K. Watson passed away Aug. 8 at her home in Omak. She was born in England in 1944 and came to California with her parents when she was four years old. She graduated from high school in Santa Rosa. ...

Josheph D. Clark

Omak, WA

Don passed away at home July 31, 2017 with his wife, Terry at his side after an extended illness. He was born in Chicago, Ill. on May 11, 1931 and moved with his family to Omak in 1940. He graduated ...

Clara Dachel Thorp

Clara Dachel Thorp 1925-2017 Clara Dachel Thorp, 92, was called to her Heavenly Home on the evening of Aug. 9, with daughters, Mary Ann and Maxine by her side. She was born May 30, 1925 in Granite Falls, Wash. to ...

Loretta McGowan Gumm

There will be a Graveside service held for Loretta on Friday Aug. 18, 2017 at 4pm at the Okanogan Cemetery. Father Jake Morton officiating - Family and friends welcome.

Kelly Sue Gregg

Okanogan, WA

Kelly S. Gregg, 55, of Okanogan, Wash. passed away peacefully on July 28, 2017 after a courageous 7-year battle with renal failure and an unsuccessful surgery for internal problems. She was surrounded by her loving family. Kelly was born in ...

Loretta Ann Gumm

Keremeos B.C

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Loretta Ann Gumm (Nee McGowan) Loretta ,76, passed away peacefully at her home in Keremeos B.C. with her loving husband Ben by her side. Loretta ...

Joseph D. Clark

Omak, WA

Don passed away at home with his wife, Terry, at his side after an extended illness. He was born in Chicago and moved with his family to Omak in 1940. He graduated from Omak High School in 1949 and enlisted ...

Stella Mae Miller

Omak, WA

Stella Mae Picard Miller was born to Louis & Hazel (Moomaw) Picard on Oct. 19,1926 at her family home in Omak, Washington where she also passed away on July 31, 2017. During WWll, Stella- at the time a senior at ...

Mirrell H. Brewer

Wenatchee, WA

Mirrell H. Brewer, 79, a resident of Wenatchee, Wash., passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, at Central Washington Hospital of Wenatchee after major health problems caused by a heart attack in January 2016. Prior to that Mirrell lived ...

Norma Jean Gardoni-Lovejoy

Norma went to be with the Lord on July 21, 2017. She was born on April 12, 1957 in Glendale, Calif. to Antonio and Hortencia Gardoni. Norma went through all her school years in Palmdale, Calif. and graduated in 1975, ...