Obituaries for August 2018

Obituary

William John Rairdan

Tonasket, WA

Bill passed away July 25, 2018, after an extended battle with illness. He was born Feb. 19, 1952, to Glenn and Olive (Muggs) Rairdan. He lived in Oroville, Wash., until 1979 and then moved to Tonasket, Wash. Bill was a ...

Bonnie Sue Stacey Englert

Riverside, WA

Bonnie Sue (Stacey) Englert passed away Aug. 21, 2018, at home with her family around her. She was born in Fredrick Mo., Sept. 4, 1941, to Eileen and Clarence Stacey. Following the timber industry, she moved with her family as ...

Laura Jean Kline Ramey

Medford, OR

Laura Jean (Kline) Ramey, 95, passed Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Medford, Ore. She was born Nov. 11, 1922, in Oroville, Wash., to parents Jacob and Laura Alice (Morris) Kline. She married Zane Eli Ramey, who preceded her. She had ...

Thelma Louise Truitt

Omak, WA

Oct. 18, 1925 — Aug. 8, 2018 Thelma Louise Truitt, 92, passed away in Omak, Wash., Aug. 13, 2018, at Regency of Omak. Thelma was the third of 20 children born to Harold and Addie Staggs in Chelan, Wash. Thelma ...

Steve Norris Reinke

Omak, WA

Steve Norris Reinke AKA "Fat Albert," 75, of Omak, Wash., passed away at his home Aug. 12, 2018. He was born June 24, 1943, in Manitowoc, Wis., to Walter Albert Reinke and Mable Louise Reinke (Ritz). He married his high ...

Tam Michael Hutchinson

Oroville, WA

Tam Michael Frank Hutchinson, 69, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket, Wash. He was born May 14, 1949, in Seattle, Wash., to Emma Turley and Clarence Hutchinson. After elementary school, he attended and graduated ...

Robert Preston Watkins

Omak, WA

Robert “Bob” Preston Watkins passed away July 12, 2018, at Regency in Omak, Wash. Bob was born to Josephine and Arlis Watkins Oct. 1, 1958, in Omak. Bob graduated from Omak High School in 1977. While growing up, Bob loved ...

Ruth Evelyn Wilson Shaff

Everett, WA

Ruth Evelyn (Wilson) Shaff, 99, of Everett, Wash., departed this life to be with the Lord Jesus July 9, 2018. She was born April 2, 1919, near Great Bend, Kans., to Joseph Hatton and Edith Melvina (Lusk) Wilson, and died ...

Barbara Jean Berg

Bellingham, WA

Barbara Jean Berg, 86, entered into her heavenly home Sunday morning Aug. 12, 2018, at Whatcom Hospice House in Bellingham, Wash. She was born June 26, 1932, in Wheatland, Wyo., the sixth child of Luke Lennox Fegley and Lillie Messner ...

Brian Leach

Tonasket/Omak, WA

Brian Leach, 64, of Tonasket/Omak, Wash., died suddenly Aug. 3, 2018, of a heart attack. He was born Feb. 19, 1954, in San Diego, Calif. Brian attended elementary and high school in Salt Lake City, Utah where, after graduating, he ...

Ethleen Victoria Atwood

Oroville, WA

On Aug. 8, 2018, Ethleen Victoria Attwood passed into the loving arms of her Heavenly Father after a short and unexpected illness at Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak, Wash. Victoria was born Nov. 10, 1926, to Victor and Golden Lesamiz. She ...

Patricia Almont

Spectacle Lake, WA

Patricia Almont, 83, of Spectacle Lake, died Sunday Aug. 12, 2018, in her home. She was born June 23, 1935, in Seattle, Wash., to parents Kenneth and Lucretia Hall. She grew up in the Seattle area where she later graduated ...

Fred L. Cook

Ephrata, WA

Fred L. Cook of Ephrata, Wash., was born June 6, 1923. He died Jan.9, 2018 A memorial service will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, at the Eagle Cliff Cemetery, 214 Toroda Creek, Curlew, WA. It will be ...

Madge Lorraine Haney

Oroville, WA

Madge Lorraine Haney, 100, of Oroville, Wash., passed away Aug. 1, 2018, peacefully in her home in Oroville. She was born Feb. 18, 1918 in Opstead, Minn., to parents Frank and Beatrice Patterson. In 1922, she moved to Oroville with ...

Donna J. Bivins

Omak, WA

Donna J. Bivins, 90, passed away July 12, 2018, in Omak, Wash. Donna Judson was born May 15, 1928 to Dorothy and Lyle Judson in Osborne, Kan. On the advice of the family doctor the family left Kansas during the ...

Janice Marlene Ewer

Vancouver, WA

Janice Marlene Ewer, 81, passed away in Vancouver, Wash., July 22, 2018. Janice was born to Leonard and Nadine Paup of Omak, Wash. She married Joseph Robbins Feb. 12, 1955. Janice was a homemaker for many years before working at ...

Jennifer Ann Drader Morgan

Okanogan, WA

Jennifer Ann (Drader) Morgan, 44 of Okanogan, Wash., passed away Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018 from injuries resulting from a motorcycle accident. She was born in Ronan, Mont., July 10, 1974 to Everett and Janet Drader. She grew up in Omak, ...

Lucy Elaine Beeman

Tonasket, WA

Jesus called Lucy Elaine Beeman from her earthly home, Saturday morning, July 28, 2018, to her eternal home following an extended battle with cancer, with her faithful husband, Jerry, of 49 years by her bedside. Elaine was born May 11, ...

Daryle Steffen

Omak, WA

Daryle Steffen, 81, of Omak, Wash., a wonderful husband and father, passed away Aug. 2, 2018, at his home. He was born in Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 17, 1936, to Harry and Erica Steffen. He grew up in Scappoose, Ore., where ...

Peter John Myxter

Peter John Myxter will always be remembered for his easy smile, quick wit, and wicked sense of humor. Pete passed away July 19, 2018, after complications from a serious stroke suffered five years earlier. Pete is survived by his wife, ...