Obituaries for June 2018

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Don Bleakney

Omak, WA

Don Bleakney Don Bleakney, 89, died Friday, June 22, at his Omak home. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m., Friday, June 29, 2018 at Calvary Cemetery in Yakima, Wash. A service will be planned later in Omak. He ...

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William Angus Kerr

Methow, WA

William “Bill” Angus Kerr , 86, of Methow, Wash., passed away peacefully May 26, 2018, at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, Wash. Bill was born Nov. 14, 1931, in Oban, Scotland, to Alexander and Mary (Polly) Kerr. He was the ...

Kristan Alida Utigard

Spokane, WA

Kristan Alida Utigard, 42, of Spokane, Wash., passed away unexpectedly June 17, 2018. While cause of death is unknown, she had a history of asthma and congestive heart failure. Kris was born July 1, 1975, in Omak, Wash., to Janice ...

Nancy Lee Brock

Oroville, WA

Nancy, formally of Oroville, Wash., passed away peacefully at Kadie Glen Assisted Living, East Wenatchee, Wash., Friday, June 22, 2018, after a hard-fought battle with lung disease. She was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband, Ray Brock; and ...

Ronald Joseph Kincaid

Omak, WA

Ronald Joseph Kincaid passed away June 8, 2018, at his home. Ronnie was born May 5, 1941, in Okanogan, Wash. He is survived by his mother, Ethel Fix, of Omak; brother, Jerry (Margie) Kincaid, of Omak; sister, Beverly Marchand Brigman; ...

Glenda Marie Cantrell

Okanogan, WA

Glenda Marie Cantrell, 82, of Okanogan, Wash., passed away June 5, 2018. She was born to Alta and Samuel Harris in South Ray, Okla., August 13, 1935. She was raised in Omak Wash., along with her twin sister, Linda Adent, ...

Mary Moran

Oroville, WA

Mary Moran, 92, resident of Oroville, Wash., died June 11, 2018 of natural causes at Golden Years Assisted Living in Riverside, Wash. Mary was born Aug. 12, 1925, in Denver, Colo., the daughter of Howard and Helen McCarthy, the oldest ...

Margie Mildred Degerman

Omak, WA

Margie Mildred Degerman was born April 22, 1925, to Frank and Minnie Garner. Margie went to meet her Savior June 16, 2018. She moved to Omak, Wash., in 1949 and had spent her life there since. She married Elmer Hill ...

Brent Smith

Brent will always be remembered as a faithful and loving husband, a wonderful father, a man who dutifully served his country with honor and an emergency physician who saved and touched many lives. He spent his early years in Tonasket, ...

Janice Lynn Harris

Tonasket, WA

Janice Lynn Harris passed away peacefully at her home May 10, 2018. Janice was surrounded by her family during her time of death after a long, hard battle with aplastic anemia. Janice is survived by her husband of 28 years, ...

Daniel Don Kelley

Omak, WA

Daniel Don Kelley, 84, of Omak, Wash., passed away at his home May 29, 2018. He was born to Ethel and Fred Kelley in Sedro Woolley, Wash., Feb. 23, 1934 and attended Beaver Creek School for a short time, and ...

Darlene Joyce Laughery Smith

Hillsboro, OR

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 Omak area until relocating to ...

Dorothea Louise Berg

Republic, WA

Dorothea Louise Berg, 92, of Republic, Wash., died April 19, 2018, at her residence. She was born in Republic, Aug. 28, 1926, the daughter of the late Robert Carl and Myrtle Gladys Schmeling. Dorothea grew up on her father’s cattle ...

Duane Victor Orr

Riverside, WA

Dewey Orr, 86, passed away at his home surrounded by his family May 28, 2018. Dewey was born in Lynch, Neb., to Paul and Leona Orr, he had one brother, Paul. During his youth, he in lived in many small ...

Ruth Allen Marshall Hottell

Jan. 2, 2018, the gates of heaven opened to welcome a new angel, Ruth Allen Marshall Hottell , 92. Ruth was a kind, fun loving woman who brought joy and love to all that knew her. Her favorite story was ...

May Ellen Libby Smith

Born Aug. 15, 1918, May Ellen Libby was one of six children of Twisp River homesteaders, Chester H. Libby and Marian Sears Libby. May’s grandparents, A.C. Libby and Sarah Barrett Libby, were pioneer settlers in the Methow Valley at Libby ...

Albert Engelbrekt Carlson

Albert Engelbrekt Carlson was born April 27, 1922, in Okanogan, Wash., to Carl and Anna Carlson and transitioned to his next adventure on May 4, 2018. Following graduation from Okanogan High School he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served ...

Jack J. Nelson

Oroville, WA

Jack J. Nelson, 64, of Oroville Wash., passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 30, 2018, after a tough battle with NASH disease. He was born July 14, 1953, to Warren and Ardith Nelson in Tonasket, Wash. He was raised and lived ...

Billie J. Coshow

Okanogan, WA

Billie J. Coshow, 72, of Okanogan, Wash., entered eternal rest at her home on May 23, 2018. She was born on Aug. 24, 1945 in Yuba City, Calif., to Osborne Samual Ferraby and Laura May Umback. She was raised by ...

Vince & Maureen Walsh

Omak, WA

Loretta Maureen (Sloan) Walsh, 84, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, and her loving husband Philip Vincent Walsh, 84, died Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. Both were on Hospice and died peacefully due to natural causes with family by their side. They ...