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Sonia Lee Westvang

Okanogan, WA

“I want to be like a sunflower, on the darkest days I will stand tall and find the sunlight.” Sonia Lee Westvang, 54, of Okanogan, Wash., passed away Oct. 22, 2018, resulting from an automobile accident. She was employed by ...

Roy F. Webster

Omak, WA

Roy F. Webster, of Omak, Wash., passed away Oct. 23, 2018 at the Park Place retirement home. Roy was born to Gertrude (Monroe) Webster and Roy E. Webster Oct. 17, 1923 in Everett, Wash. Granny and Gramps moved to Omak ...

Dale Frederick Payne

Dale Frederick Payne Dale Frederick Payne, 78, passed away Oct. 25, 2018. He was the husband of Judy (Penwell) Payne. They shared 49 wonderful years of marriage together. Born in Omak, Wash., Dale was the son of Earl and Alberdean ...

Norman Leroy Butler

Goldsboro, NC

Norman Leroy Butler passed away on October 19, 2018, in Goldsboro, N.C. He was born March 29, 1944 in Roseburg, Ore. to Gilbert and Mary Oma Butler and grew up in the Days Creek and Canyonville area with brothers, Chuck, ...

Isabella B. Weitman

Omak, WA

Isabella B. Weitman, 94, of Omak, Wash. passed away quietly at Golden Years in Riverside, Wash. She was born May 10, 1924 in Spearfish, S.D. to Fred and Louisa Lemke. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charley; son, ...

Walter Leonard Foster

Methow Valley, WA

Walter Leonard Foster, a nearly sixty-year icon of the Methow Valley, has been reunited with his wife of seventy years, Nella. He was born April 23, 1928 in Onalaska, Wash. as the youngest son of the seven children of Robert ...

Bobby G. Neale

Bellevue, WA

After a 5-year battle with colon cancer Bobby G. Neale, of Bellevue, Wash., passed peacefully into the arms of his savior Jesus Christ on Oct. 8, 2018. Bobby was born June 25, 1960 in Huntsville, Ark., the last of four ...

Jessie Teresa Browning Marks

Wenatchee, WA

Jessie Teresa Browning Marks passed away peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 in Wenatchee after a lengthy battle with dementia. She was the first born of seven children to Frank and Theresa Browning on Jan. 30, 1930 in Recco, Alberta, Canada. ...

Roberta Rae Arns Nessly

Omak, WA

Roberta Rae (Arns) Nessly, 74, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at Omak’s Mid-Valley Hospital due to a sudden illness. She was born Sept. 22, 1944, in Omak, Wash. to William (Bill) and Lavern Arns. She was a graduate ...

Celia Lorraine Tincher

Riverside, WA

Celia Lorraine Tincher, 85, of Riverside, Wash. died Sept. 22, 2018 at her home. She was born June 21, 1933 to Cole and Maxine Woda in Golden, Colo. The family moved to the Chewilikin Valley then moved to Riverside. She ...

Sally Ann Ayers

Okanogan, WA

Sally Ann Ayers, 75 of Okanogan, Wash. passed away Oct. 2, 2018. Sally was born July 16, 1943 to Herman and Louise Rehfield in Mason City, Iowa. She was raised with her eight siblings: Bill, Tom, Ron, John, Dickie, Tim, ...

Peter James Walimaki

Jim was born in Seattle, Wash., Nov. 19, 1943 and raised in his ancestry home (fifth generation Goode Family) in Issaquah, Wash. At age 14, he started work at Bergsma Issaquah Valley Dairy. While in high school he worked on ...

Gai Lynn Rainsberry Wisdom

Gai Lynn Rainsberry Wisdom, 70, passed away Sept. 27, 2018 surrounded by loved ones after an 18-month battle with breast cancer. Gai was born July 8, 1948 to Allan Rainsberry and Laura Jean Frazier Worthington at St. Martin's hospital in ...

Kenneth V. Clark

Omak, WA

Kenneth V. Clark lost his battle to cancer Sept. 28, 2018. He was born Nov. 20, 1951 to Roberta Clark and Vern Bevis. Ken was raised and lived most of his live in Omak, Wash. He loved to fish and ...

Cheryl F. Burdett

After a tenacious battle with the bully that cancer is, a legion of angels carried Cheryl to her heavenly home Sept. 16, 2018. She leaves behind her loving and devoted husband, Tom Butler; stepson, Bryan; sister, Jean; nieces and nephew; ...

Gina Marie Russell Schneider

Gina Marie Russell Schneider was born April 22, 1956, in Omak, Wash. This was the opening day of fishing season and her father was absent so her laborious mother had to call the designated stand-in, her Dad’s brother, who raced ...

Kale Arron Holbert

Tonasket, WA

Kale Arron Holbert, 5, of Tonasket, Wash. died Sept. 23, 2018 from a tragic accident. He was born Jan. 25, 2013 in Tonasket to Alyssa Holbert. He was a student at Tonasket Elementary School. He took after his Grandpa Arron ...

Anne Mae Hendrex McRae

Olympia, WA

Anne Mae (Hendrex) McRae, 70, died Sept. 21, 2018 in Olympia, Wash. She was born in Omak Oct. 4, 1947. Funeral Alternatives of Washington, 360-753-1065.

Julie Illona Rea Carpenter

Dallas, OR

Julie Illona (Rea) Carpenter, 75, a resident of Dallas, Ore. died Sept. 14, 2018 at the Edward F. Tokarski Hospice Home, Salem, Ore. Her with husband, Bill, was at her side. She had been suffering from a long battle with ...

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 ...