Obituaries for March 2018

Obituary

Barbara Jean Cheetham Rothrock

Omak, WA

Barbara Jean (Cheetham) Rothrock, 83, was born March 4, 1935, in Okanogan, Wash., and passed away peacefully in her sleep with her family by her side on March 19, 2018, in Omak, Wash. She had a deep love of her ...

Darrel E. Bunch

Havillah, WA

Darrel E. Bunch, born April 8, 1931, in Molson, Wash., to Elmer and Elizabeth Bunch, passed away at home in Havillah, Wash., on March 20, 2018. Darrel was a graduate of Tonasket High School class of 1949. He purchased a ...

James Willard Derting

Okanogan, WA

James Willard Derting of Okanogan, Wash., died March 22, 2018, at his home surrounded by family. Jim was born Jan. 22, 1934, at home in the Colockum to Charley and Mary Derting. He was the eighth of nine children. He ...

Joanna Lambert

Wenatchee, WA

Joanna Lambert, beloved mother, grandmother, wife, daughter, sister and aunt, passed away peacefully in Wenatchee March 14, 2018, as a result of a car accident in 2013. She was born in Brewster, Wash., March 10, 1966, the daughter of Troy ...

Clarence Gregerson

Clarence “Greg” Gregerson - October 19, 1920 – March 10, 2018. Clarence was born to Gayhart and Hilda Gregerson in Valley City, N.D., the family moved to the Spokane Valley in 1935, and Greg graduated from West Valley High School. ...

Marjorie M. Harrett Andresen

Moses Lake, WA

Marjorie was born May 5, 1932 to Charles and Phyllis (Stokes) Harrett in Prince George, B.C., Canada. She passed away Feb. 24, 2018, in Moses Lake, Wash. Marj was the fourth of six children. When she was very young, her ...

Walaya Feather

We are humbled and grieved by the passing of Walaya Feather, 68, of Okanogan, Wash. A memorial and celebration of her life will be in May at the Conconully Highway location of Filaree Farm. If needed, please contact the farm ...

David Manriquez

David Manriquez — Jan. 1, 1948 — March 10, 2018. David was born to his parents, Frank and Jesi Manriquez in Artesia, Calif. His younger sister, Yolanda, would soon join him. He spent his childhood and teenage years trying to ...

Mandel Nystrom Jr.

Malott, WA

Mandel “Fuzz” Nystrom Jr., 90, of Malott, Wash., loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away peacefully Feb. 23, 2018, at-Confluence Hospital, Wenatchee, Wash. Mandel was born in 1927 to Mandel Nystrom Sr. and Cora (Hamilton) Nystrom in New Westminster ...

Gail Roslyn Ozura

Tonasket, WA

Gail Roslyn Ozura, 57 of Tonasket, Wash., passed away Wednesday March 7, 2018, at her home. She was born Dec. 15, 1960 in Seattle, Wash., to parents, Ernest and Irene Fandrich. Gail attended Our Lady of Lourdes School and then ...

"Tinker" Donald Michael James

Omak, WA

Omak loses an icon — “Tinker” Donald Michael James died Dec. 30, 2017 at Pinewood Terrace in Colville, Wash. He was born Nov. 3, 1942, in Omak, Wash., where he lived all his life. His pioneer ancestors settled this area ...

Rhonda Lynn Christenson

Marysville, WA

Rhonda Lynn Christenson, 60, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at home in Marysville, Wash. She was born Feb. 23, 1958, in Mount Vernon, Wash., to James and Lori (Parker) Christenson. Rhonda was a lifelong bachelorette, devoting her life ...

Dick Corbin Phillips

Okanogan, WA

Dick passed away Feb. 19, 2018 in Okanogan, Wash. He was born June 4, 1957, to Claude and Zella Phillips in Farmington, N.M. Dick joined the U.S. Navy at age 16 and did a four-year tour. After the Navy, Dick ...

Death Notice

Alex Whistelkia Elsberg

Kartar Valley, WA

Alex Whistelkia Elsberg, 23, was born March 25, 1994, passed away March 4, 2018. There will be a Family Rosary at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 8, 2018 in Kartar Valley. A community Rosary will be at 7 p.m., Friday, March ...

Obituary

Jeffery Van Weitman

Spokane, WA

Jeffery Van Weitman, born Dec. 26, 1979, passed away Feb. 27, 2018, at Hospice of Spokane, Wash. He is survived by his adoptive grandparents, Clarence and Peggy Weitman. Jeffery was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer Van and Cindy ...

Louise Jane Strosnider McKay

Louise Jane (Strosnider) McKay passed away March 1, 2018, surrounded by her family. She was diagnosed with peritoneal cancer in 2016 and fought it until she died. The family is grateful to Dr. Elizabeth Grosen and her staff at Cancer ...

Catherine Ann Swindal Rawson

Okanogan, WA

Catherine Ann (Swindal) Rawson of Okanogan, Wash, died Feb. 14, 2018, (St. Valentine’s Day) at The Caring Cottage in Wenatchee, Wash. Cathy was born Nov. 1, 1951, in Pullman, Wash., to Marc and Rita Swindal. She graduated from Pullman High ...