Obituaries for September 2017

Obituary

Mary Louise Nesmith

Omak, WA

Mary Louise Nesmith, 73, of Omak, Wash, passed away on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, after a four-year battle with Leukemia. She was born in Chattanooga, Tenn. on Aug. 17, 1944 and adopted by Reverend Paul and Shirley Sherwood. Mary graduated ...

James Russel Hawkins

Tonasket, WA

Jim Hawkins 1938-2017 James Russel Hawkins was born Aug. 14, 1938 in Tonasket, Wash. He passed away on Sept. 19, 2017 doing what he loved, driving tractor in the midst of apple harvest. Jim spent his entire life as a ...

Tony Arnt Eiesland

Omak, WA

Tony Arnt Eiesland passed away at Spokane Hospice on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. He was born Nov. 24, 1960 (which happened to be Thanksgiving Day) to Martha Ann Brown Eiesland and William Lee Eiesland in Omak, Wash. During his life ...

Ruth Irene Wilson

Winthrop, WA

Ruth Irene Wilson, 89, of Winthrop, Wash., passed away at Jamie’s Place on Sept. 15, 2017. She was born May 6, 1928 to Archie and Ethel Abel in Omak, Wash. and raised in Riverside, Wash. where she graduated from high ...

Evellen Louis

Evellen Louis A headstone blessing for Evellen Louis will be at 10 a.m. on Sept. 16,2017 followed by a dinner at Noon at the Omak Longhouse, 25 Mission Rd., Omak, Wash.

Edward Lee Haller

Edward Lee Haller was born February 13, 1939 to Walter and Bertha Haller in Honolulu, Hawaii. He passed away Sept. 8, 2017, at home surrounded by family and friends. He was preceded in death by; his parents; four brothers, John, ...

Michael Dean Menendez

Tonasket, WA

Michael Dean Menendez, 62, of Tonasket, Wash., passed away peacefully at home with his wife by his side, on Sept. 4, 2017, following a valiant three and a half year fight with leukemia. He was born on March 15, 1955, ...

Edith Marie Thornton

Tonasket, WA

Edith Marie Thornton, 95, of Tonasket, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, Sept. 9 at the Tonasket Nursing Home. Edith was born Aug. 17, 1922 in Wenatchee, Wash. to Roy and Theo (Patterson) Thornton. At the age of 2, Edith moved ...

Lawanda J. Tollum

Okanogan, WA

Lawanda J. Tollum. 76, of Okanogan went peacefully at her home alongside her loving husband on Sept 2, 2017. She was born Sept. 26, 1941 in Sedro Woolley, Wash., to Robert E. and Helen Miner. Lawanda married Bill L. Tollum ...

John E. Feddersen

Tonasket, WA

John E. Feddersen, 73, of Havillah died on Sept. 8, 2017 at Regency of Omak. He was born Nov. 27, 1943 in Tonasket to parents Paul and Agnes Feddersen. John grew up in Havillah attending school there through the sixth ...

Allen Utech

Tonasket, WA

The gates of Heaven swung wide open and a young man rolled through the gates in a 1952 customized Chevy pickup. The Lord met him with open arms and Allen walked into the unimaginable glory of Heaven and into his ...

Theresa Ann Heggie

Omak, WA

Theresa (Terri) Ann Heggie, 66, of Omak, Wash., lost her courageous battle with cancer on Aug. 1, 2017 in Spokane, Wash. She was born Oct. 10, 1950 in Omak, to Herald and Ida Hussey. She lived most of her life ...

Stephen Stanley Konz

Republic, WA

Stephen Stanley Konz was born in Poland on Sept. 6, 1926 to Lillian Kwiatkowski and Michael Rosinski. As a three-month old baby he came to America through Ellis Island in the arms of a teenage mother. Raised in Chicago as ...

Nancy Knowlton

Omak, WA

Nancy Knowlton was born on Feb. 26, 1957, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Her parents were Leroy and Sara Knowlton. She also had a little sister named Cathleen who passed in her youth. She is survived by her sister, Martha Reeves; brother, ...