Obituaries for September 2018

Obituary

Colleen Love Pyatt-Picard

Tonasket, WA

Colleen Love Pyatt-Picard, 82, died Sept. 14, 2018, at her home in Tonasket. She was born to parents Charles H. Love and Martha Burge on Feb. 19, 1936, in Los Altos, Calif. She married Paul Dean Pyatt in 1952 and ...

Sharon Louise Randolph

Omak, WA

Sharon Louise Randolph, 74, of Omak, Wash., went home to be with her Savior on Sept. 19, 2018. She was born Oct. 27, 1943, to Raymond and Madge Daniel of Walla Walla, Wash. Her life dream was to be a ...

Josephine F. Richter-Gladden

Tonasket, WA

Josephine F. Richter-Gladden, 92, passed away peacefully Sept. 6, 2018 in her home in Tonasket, Wash. She was born Nov. 9, 1925 in Keremos, B.C. to parents Hans Richter and Sarah Marsel. As the weather permitted she crossed the river ...

Ronald Clayton Statler

Malott, WA

Ronald Clayton Statler, 80, passed away peacefully at his home in Malott from kidney cancer. Ron was born July 18, 1938, in Okanogan to C. Clark and Jessie Statler. He went to school in Okanogan and graduated from Okanogan High ...

David Arnold Chambers

After a short diagnosis of Parkinsons disease, David passed away at Regency Manor Rehabilitation Center on Sept. 7, 2018, three days before his 78th birthday. David was born the son of Morgan and Lilas (Romberg) Chambers Sept. 10, 1940, at ...

David Thomas Scallan

Grand Coulee, WA

David Thomas “Scotty” Scallan, 87, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. He was a resident at the Colville Tribal Convalescent Center, Nespelem, Wash., and was born Feb. 14, 1931, in Great Falls, Mont., to the late Thomas Francis Joseph Scallan and ...

Robert Alan Smith Jr.

Beloved father, son and friend was granted his angel wings on Sept. 5, 2018 Robert Alan Smith Jr. was born to Robert Alan Smith Sr and Sonja Lorree Olson in Santa Maria California on Oct. 12, 1983. In 1998 his ...

Vaughn Ray Yellowwolf Sr.

Grand Coulee, WA

Vaughn Ray Yellowwolf Sr., 69, was called home to the Creator on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 in Grand Coulee, Wash. Born June 1, 1949 to Lester Abraham Yellowwolf and Mary Lou Joseph in Nespelem, Wash., Vaughn served in the U.S. ...

Benjamin Christopher Gilmer

Benjamin Christopher Gilmer was born Nov. 28, 1986, on Thanksgiving day to parents, Roger Dale Gilmer and Barbara Diane Gilmer in Omak, Wash. He is one of seven children. Benjamin passed away on Aug. 13, 2018, after a lifetime battle ...

Brit Mary Tracy

Okanogan, WA

Brit “Betty” Mary Tracy, 89, of Okanogan, Wash., went home to be with her Lord and Savior and to reunite with her beloved, Edwin, Sept. 5, 2018, while living at Welcome Villa, Nichols Road, Omak, Wash. She was born Feb. ...

Burton Swallom

Tonasket, WA

Burton “Burt” Swallom, 56, of Tonasket, Wash., died Aug. 21, 2018, at Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak, Wash. Burt was born the eldest son March 6, 1962 in Omak to Burton and Rosella Swallom. Burt is survived by his wife, Deanna. ...

Floyd Edward Kennedy

Tonasket, WA

Floyd Edward Kennedy passed away peacefully Aug. 7, 2018, surrounded by family in his home in Tonasket, Wash. He was born April 10, 1923, in Scotsguard, Saskatchewan, Canada, to parents, Edward Clinton Kennedy and Mabel Clare Shelton. Floyd was the ...

Gerald Arthur Henderson

Gerald Arthur Henderson went to the Lord at his mother and father’s estate Aug. 21, 2018. Gerald was born in Ephrata Wash., Feb 11, 1950, the son of Art and Bunny Henderson. He is survived by his brothers, Cleve and ...

LeeAnn Callison Grove Peterson

Bothell, WA

LeeAnn Callison Grove Peterson was born in Wenatchee, Wash., Oct. 31, 1931, and passed away Aug. 13, 2018, at the age of nearly 87 near her daughter, Marcia, in Bothell, Wash. Her parents were Arthur (Art) Jacob and Ann Callison ...

Paul Lee Hansen

Okanogan, WA

Paul Lee Hansen unexpectedly went home to be with Jesus, his Savior, Aug. 25, 2018. Paul was born to Telford and Lela Hansen, April 4, 1961. He died at his home in Okanogan, Wash. Paul is survived by his daughter, ...

Juanita Mae Buchanan Davis

Juanita Mae (Buchanan) Davis passed away Aug. 26, 2018. Born to Roland and Mrytle (Foster) Buchanan Feb. 27, 1927 in Seattle Wash., she was the fifth of six children. The family moved around a lot settling in Okanogan. What stories ...

Jack Arthur Hamilton

Okanogan, WA

Jack Arthur Hamilton, 93, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Aug. 14, 201,8 at Welcome Home Villa in Omak, Wash. Born in Modesto, Calif., April 20, 1925, to parents Newton Earl Hamilton and Laura Caroline (Graves) Hamilton, Jack moved ...

Tony Zaversnik Jr.

Brewster, WA

Tony Zaversnik Jr., 95, died Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, at Regency Harmony House in Brewster, Wash. He was born May 7, 1922, in Washoe, Mont., to Mary (Zvizovic) Zaversnik and Tony Zaversnik Sr. After high school, Tony joined the U.S. ...

Colay Marie Shelhamer

Oroville, WA

Colay Marie Shelhamer was born Aug. 30, 1961, and passed away Aug. 30, 2018. Which is pretty ironic because she didn’t celebrate birthdays any ways. She was born in Missoula, Mont., to Sandra Burton and Michael Shelhamer. Colay left behind ...