Obituaries for April 2018

Obituary

Evelyn M. Taylor

Omak, WA

Evelyn M. Taylor, 99, died Dec. 16, 2017, at Mid-Valley Hospital after a brief illness. Evelyn had been living at Apple Springs Senior Living in Omak since 2011, but her residence was Conconully, Wash. She was born in Missoula, Mont., ...

Darlene Joyce Laughery Smith

Hillsboro, OR

Darlene Joyce (Laughery) Smith was born Nov. 10, 1939 in Omak, Wash., to Clarence and Lena Laughery and passed April 9, 2018, at her home in Hillsboro, Ore. She graduated from Omak High School in 1957 and lived in the ...

Ernest Dale Lay

Seattle, WA

Ernie Dale Lay, 86, passed away Friday, March 23, 2018. He was born in Arkansas City, Kans., March 10, 1932, to Willard "Wid" and Nettie Melvina (Poore) Lay. Ernie lived in Oregon until moving to Okanogan, Wash., in the 5th ...

James Berlyn Fenison

“Though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow” Isaiah 1:18. James Berlyn Fenison, ‘JB’, as he was known, moved to his heavenly home April 7, 2018, after several years of declining health. Celebration of his ...

Susan Wilson

Omak, WA

Susan Wilson of Omak, Wash., died April 4, 2018, in Spokane, Wash. Susan was born in Mansfield, Ohio to parents Charles and Mary L. Wilson. She moved to Tonasket, Wash., in 1982 to take care of her grandfather, Albert Church. ...

Emma Gertrude LeRoy

Havillah, WA

Emma Gertrude LeRoy was born Dec. 15, 1921 to Garritt and Martha Visser in Havillah, Wash., the only girl of eleven children. Emma attended Havillah and Bonaparte one room schools before graduating from Tonasket High School. On March 14, 1942, ...

Lila L. Breshears

Yakima, WA

Lila L. Breshears, 92, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Living Care Retirement Community in Yakima, Wash. She came into the world April 10, 1925 at home near Tonasket, Wash. She was the oldest of five children born ...

Calvin Lehrman

Calvin ‘Cal’ Lehrman, 63, passed away Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018, at 5:40 p.m., after suffering a stroke. Calvin was born Feb. 5, 1955, in Omak, Wash., to Edward and Barbara (Redenbach) Lehrman. Cal is survived by his wife of ...

Brian Lee Horner

Okanogan, WA

Brian Lee Horner, 60, passed peacefully at his home in Okanogan, Wash., the evening of April 2, 2018. He was surrounded by his loving family. Brian came into this world Nov. 15, 1957 to Fred and Corrine Horner, in Brewster, ...

Jean Carol Brattain Anderson

Former Tonasket resident

Jean Carol (Brattain) Anderson, 87, a native of Tonasket, Wash., died March 28, 2018, at the Regency on Whidbey care facility in Oak Harbor, Wash. She was born Dec. 7, 1930 in Tonasket. Her parents were William Leslie Brattain and ...

William John Pyper

Tonasket, WA

William John Pyper was born Aug. 20, 1917, in Chester, Mont., to Elsie and James Pyper. In 1920, Elsie and James moved to Sunnyslope for work. About 1922, the family moved to the Ellisforde area where Bill’s father worked in ...

Dale Joseph Mullen

Dale Joseph Mullen went to be with his Lord and Savior March 28, 2018. He passed peacefully in his home surrounded by loved ones after a short battle with Parkinson’s. Dale was born Sept. 17, 1934, in Kelso, Wash., to ...

Daniel 'Ray' Schrock

Aberdeen, WA

In loving memory of our son, Daniel ‘Ray’ Schrock, 49, of Aberdeen, Wash. Ray was born March 22, 1969 in Boise, Idaho to Dan R. and Kathleene Schrock. He passed away March 28, 2018, in Olympia, Wash., after a massive ...