Obituaries for January 2017

Obituary

Sharon Elaine Kaufman

Omak, WA

Born Sept. 24, 1952, and passed away Dec. 12, 2016 at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Sharon was born to Gill and Vi Kaufman. Sharon had a special relationship with her parents and missed them dearly since they’re passing. Her ...

Beryl Donovan Cleven

Tonasket, WA

Beryl Donovan Cleven, 79, of North Bend and Tonasket, Wash., died on Jan. 14, 2017, at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, Wash. He was born Jan. 5, 1938 in North Bend, Wash., to parents George Alva Cleven, Kathryn Wilma Cleven ...

Gene Eldon Delys Jr.

Tonasket, WA

Gene Eldon Delys Jr., 52, of Tonasket, passed away on Monday, Jan. 9,2017. He was born in Edmonds, Wash., March 20, 1964, to the late Gene Delys Sr., and still living, Caroline McFarling. Gene’s passion in life was to feed ...

Charlotte Marie Johnson

Charlotte 'Charlie' Marie Johnson, born Nov. 15, 2016, was granted her angel wings on Jan. 7, 2017. Charlie’s life would seem too short to many, but those who were touched by her understood that the quality of existence far exceeds ...

James Walter Donaldson

Brewster, WA

James Walter Donaldson passed away on Jan. 7, 2017 in Brewster, Wash. A weaver of the social fabric of the Methow Valley until his very last moments, he cast his final thread surrounded and held by many loved ones. James ...

Edward Paul Lind

Omak, WA

Edward Paul Lind, 83, of Omak, Wash. passed away Jan. 13, 2017 at Sacred Heart Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Ed was born on March 23, 1933 at home in rural Timberlake, S.D., to Andrew and Irene Lind. ...

Terrence M. Rowe

Okanogan, WA

Terrence (Terry) M. Rowe, 57, of Okanogan died Jan. 16 at home after a battle with cancer. He was born Aug. 20, 1959 to William and Clair Ann Rowe in Ballard, Wash. He was a 1977 graduate of Omak High ...

Velma Rae Brandfas Utt

Tonasket, WA

Velma Rae (Brandfas) Utt, 75, left this earth on Jan. 10 and was reunited with her beloved grandmother and other family members. She was born June 13, 1941 in New Plymouth, Idaho to parents William Henry and Ida Merle (Hovey) ...

Gordon D. Grosvenor

Okanogan, WA

Gordon Grosvenor 90, succumbed on New Year’s Eve at Mid-Valley Hospital, Omak to injuries he sustained in an auto accident two days earlier. Gordon was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa in 1926 to Girdeon Parley Grosvenor and Bessie May Grosvenor, ...

Althea Thomas Rider

Grand Coulee, WA

Althea Thomas Rider 1963-2016 Althea was born July 8, 1963 in Grand Coulee, Wash., to Ranae Thomas and Al Garry and passed away Dec. 23, 2016 in Tomball, Texas. She was raised in Nespelem and attended school at Nespelem and ...

Carol Mae Crandall

Omak, WA

Carol Crandall, 85, died at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Wash. on Dec. 30, 2016. Carol was the first of eleven children born to Jack and Sally Young in Park Rapids, Minn. Carol is survived by her daughter, Diana Edwards-Weitman ...

Wilbur Otto Hennigs

Early on the morning of Dec. 27,2016, “Ottie” Hennigs passed away in Bellingham, Wash., after struggling with Dementia and Parkinson’s for several years. He is now reunited with his wife, Jean of 62 years, who passed away earlier this year. ...

Delores F. St. Clair-Jones

Gig Harbor, WA

Delores F. St. Clair-Jones 1931-2016 Delores F. St. Clair-Jones, widow, passed peacefully in her sleep, Friday, Nov. 25, 2016 at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Gig Harbor, Wash. Born Nov. 28, 1931 in Morton, Minn. She was 84, three days short ...

Agnes Lein

Okanogan, WA

Agnes 'Aggie' Lein, 91, of Okanogan passed away Jan. 3, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Agnes was born Aug. 4, 1925, in Perham, Minn. to Helena and Frank Ditterick on Nov. 25, 1946 she married Alex Lein. They made ...

Diana Armstrong

Omak, WA

Diana 'Danie' Armstrong has gone home to be with the lord and her mother. She passed away at the age of 49 at Omak Regency on Dec. 22, 2016 due to complications following lung cancer. Diana was born on Sept. ...

Monte D. Moomaw

Wenatchee, WA

Monte D. Moomaw, 82, of Wenatchee, Wash. Crossed over on Dec. 24, 2016 with his wife and children by his side. Monte was born on Dec. 6, 1934 in Toppenish, Wash. to Wallace and Ellen Moomaw. Monte attended Brewster High ...