Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Washington Obituaries 04/12/2011


Albert Leon Belcher

Albert Leon Belcher, 72, of Snohomish, WA passed away April 2, 2011., He was born December 29, 1938 in Kanawha, WV and spent his childhood and school years in Charleston, WV. He was the son of Herman Sr. and Edith Belcher., Albert moved to Washington around 1959. He married Marie Bohl soon after. He worked for Sound Casket and Collins Casket in Everett as a painter. He then went on to S.A.W. Cabinet Shop in Silvana. He was very talented at painting. After leaving S.A.W he went on to work at Boeing, retiring in 1995 with the "golden handshake." He later took on an extra job at Delta in Snohomish. Albert enjoyed working with people, going to the Casino once in a while for breakfast, always hoping to win the big one., Albert always enjoyed going to Skagit Speedway with his three children. He went quite often in the summer with Candace., He is survived by his wife, Marie; four children and their families, Candace and Richard Horton, Arla and Jeff Yundt, Kevin Belcher and friend Annette. Also Frankie Emunson and Chuck; six grandchildren, Christopher and Kyle Russell, Megan and Travis Horton, Crystal and Holly Klinger, one brother Herman and his wife Shirley, niece's Monica, Maylyn and a nephew Matt. He leaves numerous relatives and friends in West Virginia, too many to list., He was preceded in death by his father, Herman, and mother, Edith, and two infant sisters., We would like to give a special thanks to our good friends Sherman and Judy Olson for all their special help and care, also the doctors and nurses at Providence Oncology and to Hospice. They were all wonderful., There will be a memorial for Albert, Saturday, April 23, 2011 at the Grange on 2nd St. in Snohomish at 1 p.m. Cremation arrangements are under the care of Solie Funeral Home and Crematory, Everett.



Alice Christine Seifert

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Alicia Mary Webster Forrest

Alicia Mary Webster FORREST October 14, 1947 ~ March 30, 2011 Alicia Forrest was born Alicia Mary Webster on October 14, 1947. She was the second of four children to Frank and Betty Webster of Port Angeles, Washington. As a child and into adulthood, she demonstrated an inspirational passion for life as well as an independent tendency to forge her own path. Alicia was a sister, mother, grandmother and friend. She lived with profound grace, an outward and inward beauty, a deep personal strength, a tender touch or word, a thoughtful action, an adventurous spirit and a deep and abiding love for all whom she cared about. She was the mother of two sons, Richard (Rick) and Mark, to whom she was Mom: a mother, guide, an incredible helper, an encourager, hero and a friend. Her honest and loving parenting raised two men who have a deep love of family, a strong and abiding commitment to friends, a solid work ethic and a view of the world that sees things in black and white while leaving room for compassion and tenderness for those who end up getting stuck in the gray. Alicia was very strong. Diagnosed with cancer at age 40, she defeated the threat and put cancer in the rearview mirror for 20 years. At age 60 she was diagnosed again and without self-pity, she bravely moved forward against all odds, claiming three more years to live on her own terms. She did not lose the fight: At the very least it was a draw and anyone who knew her is better for it. Alicia is survived by her sons Richard (Rick) and Mark Forrest, granddaughters Rachel and Lauren Forrest, mother Betty Webster, sisters Bernadette Webster and Mary Everhart, brother Burke Webster, her former husband Frank Forrest, some really wonderful cousins and aunts who loved her dearly, and a wonderful circle of close friends; Penny, Scott, Shay, Marcia, Lisa, Eileen, Elizabeth, Leslie, Diane, Maureen, Donna, Fred and many others who treasured her. A Memorial will be held for close friends and family at The Grand Ballroom @TPC Snoqualmie Golf Club on April 14 at 1:30 p.m. Address: 36005 SE Ridge St., Snoqualmie, WA 98065



AnnaBelle Arneson

AnnaBelle ARNESON Born on May 17, 1916 in Niobrara, NE; moved to Kirkland, WA in 1956; died on March 6, 2011 in SeaTac, WA. Survived by her loving children Linda, Judy, Trudy, Edwin; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandsons. Funeral Service today, Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 2:00PM at Yarington's Funeral Home; 10708 – 16th Avenue SW, Seattle with Viewing one hour prior to service.



Ardis Ann Vier

Ardis Ann Vier, age 78, passed away on April 5, 2011 in Yuma, Arizona. Ardis was born February 22, 1933 in Birdsview, Washington to Glendon Bust and Charlott (King) Bust. Ardis was the second born of three daughters with oldest sister, Alma Glenrose, and younger sister, Donna Charlene. Ardis graduated in 1951 from Concrete High School and later attended Everett Community College and majored in Cosmetology to begin her career as a beautician., Ardis was married to Larry David Vier on October 14, 1951 in Yuma, Arizona. Ardis and Larry later moved to Granite Falls, WA where she lived out her life and raised her family. Ardis gave birth to three children, Sharr Lou Ann Vier, David Peter Vier and Michael Scott Vier. Dean Scott Running was brought into the family at age 16 and has truly been part of the family all his life. For the past 18 years, Ardis and Larry spent the winter months in Yuma, where they enjoyed a wonderful community of friends. They would return in summer months to their homestead in Washington. Mom had a heart for kids and worked with the school to clothe children in need., Ardis is survived by her husband of 59 years; her sons, Dean Running and Pete Vier; her sister, Glenrose Williams; nieces and nephews, Glen MacDonald, of Seattle, WA, Gordon MacDonald, of Sultan, WA, Kelly Macomber, of Mt. Vernon, WA and Shelly (Macomber) Clark, of Spokane, WA., Ardis is preceded in death by her mother, Charlott Bust; father, Glen Bust; sister, Donna Macomber; daughter, Sharr Lou Ann Vier; son, Michael Scott Vier; and niece, Colleen Marie Macomber-Kane., A celebration of her life is planned to be held in Yuma, Arizona and later this spring in Granite Falls, WA., The Family would like to thank everyone for the calls of support., The family would like to request that in lieu of sending flowers, you can make a contribution in her name to her favorite charity, Victims of Domestic Violence Snohomish County. You can call the administrative office at 425-259-2827.



Barbara "Jimmie" Barrett

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 1:00 PM

Barbara "Jimmie" Barrett, 98, passed away on Saturday, March 26, 2011, in East Wenatchee. Jimmie was born Barbara Geraldine Sickman on October 18, 1912, in Roseburg, OR. She liked school and graduated third highest in her high school class in Coos Bay, OR in 1930. She always had a radiant smile and a clever wit, and she was pictured in a North Bend newspaper in 1936, as a "Loretta Young Look Alike."



Barbara Wilcox

Friday, April 8, 2011 12:03 PM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff

June 9, 1954 - April 2, 2011 



Bernice E. Denny

Bernice worked in the County Library system and the Kennewick School District. She was a very active 60-year member of Kennewick First United Methodist Church., Bernice is survived by her children, Robert Denny and Denise Schultz. 



Bernice Martha (Kitzke) Rairdon

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 1:00 PM 

Bernice Martha (Kitzke) Rairdon, 90, died March 27, 2011, at the Emanuel Rocking Chair Ranch in Omak, WA. Bernice was born to William and Ella Kitzke November 21, 1920, in Alexandria, MN, on the farm. She attended school in Alexandria, MN until the whole family moved while she was in her teens to Wenatchee, where she met Stanley Rairdon, a railroad worker, and they married.



Bernie A. Hillaire

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Betty Ann Crookston

Betty Ann CROOKSTON Betty Ann Crookston, born Oct, 1921 to April 4, 2011, resided in Renton, WA the majority of her life. She loved animals and in 1940 she was the Queen of the Renton Rodeo. Survived by: son, Bill Crookston; grandchildren, Rick Crookston, Teri Crookston, and Tracy Thomas; great grandchildren, Kerina Crookston, Dale and Ian Anderson. No services.



Betty Louise Karl

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Beverley C. Raab Pendergrass Carlson

Monday, April 11, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

AUBURN - Beverley C. Raab Pendergrass Carlson, 67, of Auburn, passed away in her home, with family around her, March 23, 2011. She was born October 2, 1943 in Sunnyside, WA to Henry & Ida Raab. Beverley spent her early years in Zillah, W



Bina M. Jenkins

Bina May Malburg, Stangeland, Jenkins, 85, was born on February 2, 1926 in Granite Falls, WA and died Wednesday, February 23, 2011 in Grand Coulee, WA., She is survived by daughters, Marie Jones and Karen Daniels; and by her grandchildren, Roman Jones and Michelle Jones; and great-grandson, Xaviar Jones., A memorial will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 1:00 pm at Cascade View Presbyterian Church, 1030 E. Casino Road, Everett, WA., Memorials may be made to The Gideons International, Everett Camp, P.O. Box 501, Everett, WA 98206-0501.



Bjorg Johnson

Bjorg Johnson, 85, of Marysville, WA died Tuesday, March 22, 2011., Bjorg, the youngest of nine siblings, was born May 9, 1925 on a small farm in Fister, Norway. In 1948, as a young adult, she came to the USA to visit her older sister in Manhattan, NY and her brother in Seattle, WA. In Seattle she met Warren Hartley Johnson, from Idaho, whom she married in 1950., After raising their five children, Bjorg and Warren spent their winters on the Big Island of Hawaii. Warren liked looking after their macadamia nut trees and the hiking opportunities of the island while Bjorg greatly enjoyed playing bridge with her friends at the Kona Bridge Club. She achieved the rank of Bronze Life Master after only a few years., Warren passed away in 1999. Bjorg continued her life of Hawaiian winters and Washington State summers until 2009., She is survived by her sons, Kurt and Warren B.; her daughters, Elizabeth, Elsie and Sheila; and by four grandchildren., A graveside service with immediate family was held at The Little White Church on the Hill in Silvana, Washington. Bjorg will be missed as a mother and grandmother., The family has asked that no gifts be made. Instead, friends of Bjorg may make memorial donations to the charities of their choice.




For over 40 years, Carl's primary hobby was flying his own plane. He, along with his wife Fay, enjoyed picking and canning local fruit and vegetables. This was an activity for which Carl regularly recruited all visitors and grandchildren, willing and unwilling., Carl and his wife of 51 years retired in the Tri-Cities area so they could near their four youngest grandchildren's (Rachael, Ricky, Renae and Raquel Ransdell) activities., For the past 17 years, since Fay's death, Carl was able to live in at home with the assistance of his son Rick. Neighbors Pat and Jerry Wallace made a major contribution in supporting his needs., The final 2 years of Carl's life were spent living in Avalon Health Care where he and his family received love and support during his physical challenges.




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Catherine (Kaye) Sanchey Wolfsberger

Friday, April 8, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Merritt Funeral HomeTOPPENISH - Catherine (Kaye) Sanchey Wolfsberger, 74, of White Swan, WA, died Tuesday April 5, 2011 at Toppenish Community Hospital. Kaye was born April 17, 1936 in Wapato, WA to George



Charles Wayne Leedom

Thursday, April 7, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Shaw & Sons Funeral DirectorsOn April 5, 2011, at 6:10 a.m. (tee time), our beloved dad went from the arms of his four loving children to the arms of his Lord and Savior. Mom only had to wait 30 days for her darlin' to come join he



Charlotte Randall

Thursday, April 7, 2011 4:06 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

Jan. 7, 1922 – April 2, 2011



Claire Wagoner

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 3:55 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

Feb. 28, 1921 - April 7, 2011 



Clayton Earl Hamilton

Clayton Earl HAMILTON Clayton Earl Hamilton, age 85, died peacefully on April 7, 2011 with his loving family by his side. Son of Carroll and Josephine (Nichols) Hamilton, Clayton was born October 18, 1925. He lived his early years in Alta Loma CA. When his father passed in 1939 Clayton and his brother, Rex, ran the family fruit stand. They served many Hollywood royalty. As a 21 year old Clayton joined the Marine Corps and was stationed in Japan. He belonged to the Mt. Rainier League and was also a member of the VFW. In 1952 Clayton moved to Washington state. In 1956 he started a business called "Maple Valley Humus". He had the business for 33 years before retiring. Clayton was a founding father of the Maple Valley Chamber of Commerce. He cleared many of the roads we now drive on today in Maple Valley. Clayton was also in the Sheriff's Dept. (Bellevue), a firefighter and paramedic. He was an amazing man and father. In 1969 Clayton married his "Sweetness", Carolyn (Dee) Hamilton, and they have been married for 41 years. They were always together. Clayton was predeceased by his father CC Hamilton, mother Josephine Hamilton, and brother Rex Hamilton. He is survived by: his wife, Carolyn (Dee) Hamilton; son, Derek Hamilton of Seattle; daughter Lori Hamilton of Seattle and her 2 children, Miguel Bennett and Andre Zeumault; great grandson, Christian; son, Jack Cooper with wife Sherry; son, Gordon Cooper with son Steven; daughter, Joyce Cooper and granddaughter, Kelsie Sykes. No service per Claytons' request. Memorial donations to the Maple Valley Food Bank.



Colleen Stafford

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Daniel Lee GETTMANN Dan, of Kent, WA, passed awayon March 22, 2011 at the age of 61.Dan was preceded in death by the following immediate family members: Mother, Murline F. Gettmann, Father, John L. Gettmann, and Brother Larry Keene. A celebration of Dan's life will be held at Boulevard Park Presbyterian Church, 1822 S. 128th St in Seattle on Wednesday, April 13 at 3:00 p.m. We welcome you to come and share your memories with his family and friends. Dan will be deeply missed by his family and friends and he will forever be in our hearts.




David M. Addie passed away on February 12, 2011., There will be an open house in memory of David on Saturday, April 23, 2011 from 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM at Kern Funeral Home, 1122 S. 3rd St. Mount Vernon.



DEATH NOTICE: Lester N. Liebel

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 2:00 AM 

Lester N. Liebel, 90, a longtime Pullman resident, died Sunday, April 10, 2011, at the Memory Villas at Bishop Place in Pullman, Wash., where he had made his home. Kimball Funeral Home of Pullman is in charge of the arrangements. [...] 



DEATH NOTICE: Matthew Jordan

Thursday, April 7, 2011 2:00 AM 

Matthew Jordan of Moscow died March 30, 2011, in Idaho County near Grangeville. He was 24. Arrangements are pending with Short's Funeral Chapel, Moscow. [...]



DEATH NOTICE: William B. Labusohr

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 2:00 AM 

William B. Labusohr, 32, lifelong Pullman resident, died April 10, 2011, in Spokane from complications of pneumonia. Kimball Funeral Home of Pullman is in charge of the arrangements. [...]




Dorothy Lovern Healy went to be with her Lord on April 6th 2011 after a short but courageous battle with cancer. She has been reunited with her loving husband Jim and her infant son Timothy Joseph who preceded her in death., She leaves behind 7 children, 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren all of whom she loved in her own way., She was truly a loving friend and confidant to all her "babies" in AA. She will be missed by many., A memorial mass will be held at her church The Immaculate Heart of Mary date and time to be announced., Her family would like to thank the staff at Burton Care Center for the loving and tender care they provided our mother and father when we needed them. A special thanks to Joni, Shannon and Janet who provided a source of comfort when she so desperately needed it., May God continue to hold her in the palm of His hand.



Darled Fay Dye

Darlene Dye, loving wife and mother passed away peacefully on April 8, 2011 after battling colon cancer for two months. She was born Darlene Fay Simons on January 19, 1939 in Tacoma, WA to parents Delbert and Lillian Simons (Mills). She is preceded in death by her husband Daniel H. Dye. She is survived by: her sister Shirley Peck; uncle Arthur Simons; daughters Paula Gookstetter and Jennifer Van Horne; two grandsons, numerous nieces and nephews. She was a book keeper, secretary, and Hyster driver. A memorial service will be held on April 16 at 11:00 a.m. with reception following at Valley Landmark Baptist Church, 9021 E. Boone Avenue, Spokane Valley.



David A. Rogers

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Death Notice - Claire Wagoner

Friday, April 8, 2011 3:51 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

Feb. 28, 1921 - April 7, 2011 



Death Notice - Delbert Brown

Monday, April 11, 2011 3:46 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

Dec. 23, 1931 - April 10, 2011 



Death Notice - Elmer Lampson

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 4:00 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

April 9, 2011 



Death Notice - Glenna Howard

Friday, April 8, 2011 3:51 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

May 31, 2011 - April 7, 2011 



Death Notice - John Sherin

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 4:01 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff

April 3, 1924 - April 11, 2011 



Death Notice - Luis Reyes

Monday, April 11, 2011 3:44 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

March 26, 1946 - April 9, 2011 



Death Notice - Mae Gonzales

Monday, April 11, 2011 3:45 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

Jan. 11, 1920 - April 8, 2011 



Death Notice - Marie Stiller

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 4:01 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

Feb. 27, 1931 - April 10, 2011 



Death Notice - Robert Dunwoodie

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 3:59 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

Feb. 24, 1925 - April 4, 2011 



Death Notice - Stephen Richards

Thursday, April 7, 2011 4:09 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

Feb. 16, 1957 - April 5, 2011 



Delphia "Del" Remsberg

Thursday, March 31, 2011 12:00 PM 

Delphia "Del" Remsberg passed away peacefully, in her home surrounded by her family, on March 29, 2011, at the age of 79. She was born in Hindsville, AR to Elbert and Jewel Guthrie on May 27, 1931. Del and her family left Arkansas in 1940, and after many moves, settled in Entiat, WA in 1945.



Dennis Shuster

Dennis Shuster was born October 7, 1947 in Detroit, Michigan., On April 8, 2011, Denny passed away from complications of diabetes., In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity.



Donald Coonrod

Rev. Don Coonrod of Vancouver, WA, peacefully passed away to be with his Lord in heaven on April 9, 2011, in his home with his loving wife and three daughters by his side. He was raised in Camas and Vancouver, WA, where he lived all his life., It was in Washougal, WA, 1946 that he met and married Donna McCormick. They were married for 65 years and raised 5 children., An ordained minister in the Church of the Nazarene, Don built two churches in the Vancouver area. He was appointed to his first church in 1952 and within 5 years, built Central Church of the Nazarene on Mill Plain Blvd. where he ministered for 25 years., He evangelized for many years with his singing Evangelist mother, Goldie Coonrod. In 1981, with the help of many, Don built Prairie Community Church. 19 years later he retired. A few years later Prairie merged with Living Hope Church and the building was re-named to Living Hope Church and is thriving under the ministry of John Bishop., He was a loving father and his family fondly remembers many camping, fishing and hunting trips, from Yellow Stone to the back yard., He loved sports, basketball, football and hobbies including coin collecting, antique cars, and most of all laughing and spending time with many lifelong friends., Survivors include his wife, Donna; three daughters, Cheryl, Lynn and Kim; his brother, Jack Coonrod and his wife, Dawn. Luann Coonrod; four grandchildren, Joel and Ben Coonrod and Kamarn and Khorum Siddiqui; two great-grandchildren, Mettea and Adalynn Coonrod; along with numerous cousin, nieces and nephews., He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Jack and Goldie Coonrod; and two sons, Rev. Mike Coonrod and Bob Coonrod., A memorial service will be held Sat., April 16th, 1:00, at Living Hope Church, 10702 NE 117th Ave., Vancouver, WA 98662., Please sign Don's guest book at:



Donald S. Eslick

Love, Cheeko and Leanne 



Donna Kay Bostwick

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 1:00 PM 

Donna Kay Bostwick passed away on March 29, 2011, in Spokane, WA. She was born in Lincoln, NE on December 7, 1940, and moved to Chelan, WA as a young child. She attended kindergarten through 12th grade in Chelan and graduated in 1958. From there, she attended and graduated from Stephens College in Columbia, MO. She married in 1960, and had two children, Clay and Christina. In 1997, she married Dr. Dwight Bostwick.



Doris Arlene (Borgen) Simmons

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 1:00 PM 

Doris Arlene Simmons passed away March 24, 2011, due to cancer, at the Quincy Valley Medical Center. Doris Arlene Borgen was born to William and Hilma Borgen at her grandparent's home on November 2, 1923, in Latah County, ID. She graduated from Genesee High School in 1941, and in 1944, from North Central Normal School with a Certificate of Education.



Dorotha Jean Cronk

CRONK, Dorotha Jean, A resident of Garfield passed away peacefully on April 6, 2011 at Ladow Court Assisted Living. Jeannie was born August 16, 1921, to Walt and Mabel Hazzard Roffler of Pine City, Washington. She was a 1939 graduate of Pine City High School and attended Spokane Beauty School, graduating in 1940. She married Carl Gene Cronk at Steptoe on September 14, 1941. Together they raised two children on the Cronk homestead farm southeast of Steptoe Butte. She was a member of the Ladow Grange in Garfield, Ladies Cow Cutting Club in Colfax, and the Garfield Bowling Club. She looked forward to countless weekends at Williams Lake with friends and family, enjoyed playing piano at family gatherings and was especially proud to watch her grandchildren grown and compete in numerous athletic events. Jeannie remained on the farm after the death of her husband in 1993 until 2006 when she moved to the Ladlow Court Assisted Living Facility in Garfield. She is survived by a daughter, Peggy Cronk Carlon of Pine City and a son, Michael Cronk of Garfield, four grandchildren, Tonya Malaby of Camino Island, WA; Travis Carlon, of Pine City, WA; Jason Cronk, of Garfield; and Jennifer Cronk, of Spokane; also surviving are eight great-grandchildren: Tate, Trenton, Paisha and Troy Carlon; Dylan Hansen, Ben and Brian Malaby; and Kendall Cronk. She was preceded in death by a sister Betty Nelson and a granddaughter Tori Carlon. Graveside services will be Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.(PLEASE NOTE: this is a corrected service time) at the Bethel Cemetery in Steptoe with Pastor Bob Ingalls officiating. The family suggests memorial gifts may be given to Garfield EMT or Bethel Cemetery in Steptoe. BRUNING FUNERAL HOME of Colfax is caring for the family and on-line condolences may be sent to



Dorothy L. Bookout

Friday, April 8, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff

Dorothy L. Bookout of Yakima, passed away Tuesday April 5th, 2011 after a long battle with numerous health issues. Dorothy was married to Harry Bookout on August 15th, 1958. Both Dorothy and Harry were long term foster parents 



Dorothy Mildred Brantley

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Douglas Haer

Friday, April 8, 2011 12:04 PM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff

Feb. 27, 1952 - April 4, 2011 



Dr. Dale E. Miller

Sunday, April 10, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Keith & Keith Funeral HomeDr. Dale E. Miller (73) died peacefully in his home April 5, after a long and joyful life marked by honorable public service and a commitment to both family and profession. Born August 11, 1937 in Klamath 




Ella Theodora Ekenes passed away April 6, 2011 at Creekside Retirement Community. She was born in Tvedestrand, Norway on October 4, 1916. She married Thoralf J. Ekenes on May 14, 1938., Ella immigrated to the United States in August 1946 and lived in Ballard, Lynnwood and Norway Park in Mount Vernon until she moved to Creekside in September 2010., She was a lifetime member of the Sons of Norway, Leif Erikson Lodge in Seattle, as well as an Associate Member of the Abel Lodge in Conway. She was always very proud of her heritage and made many trips to Norway to visit friends and relatives., She is survived by her daughters, Marilyn Shearer of Florence, OR, Helen Neher and son-in-law James Neher of Mount Vernon and Torun Parker of Tacoma, WA. Her extended family includes seven grandchildren: Tyler Shearer of Florence, OR, Jerry Bennett of Chico, CA, Tom Bennett of Seattle and Jon Bennett (Cecelia) of Mount Vernon, Kari Brincefield of Buckley, Tim Richardson of Monroe and Bob Richardson (Lila) of Seattle, WA. She also has fourteen great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren., Services are planned at Floral Hills Chapel in Lynnwood on Saturday, April 16, 2011 from 10:00am to 12:30pm including graveside prayers followed by a reception at Floral Hills., The family suggets remembrances or donations to the Hospice of Northwest, 819 S. 13th St., Mount Vernon, WA 98274 in lieu of flowers.




She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Zinsli (Bob); Shirley Bigelow and step-daughter Collette Tulip. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Lisa Dalthorp (Stefan of CA, A.J. Strege of CA, Kim Kelly Scot of Spokane), Donovan Bigelow (Bonnie), Judy Parkins (Tony), Vickie Bigelow (Marc), Shannon Jones (Neva), Brenda Martens (Tom), Lloyd Zinsli (Debbie), Kerry Zinsli (Linda), Brian Zinsli (Tabitha), Jennie Davis, Steve Ritter (Dee) and Spence Ritter., She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Alvin Strege, Sr., M.D. Bigelow; her son, Alvin Strege, Jr., step-son Spencer Bigelow; son-in-law Charles Bigelow; three sisters, one brother and a very special niece, Maxine Medhaug., Elma lived in assisted living home at Richland Gardens for several years and Richland Life Care since March 2010. Our families are very grateful for the loving care she received by everyone who knew her and her feisty spirit.



Eleanor Weakley

Eleanor Mansfield Weakley of Camas, WA, completed a long and eventful journey of almost 96 years on April 8, 2011. She was born in Stapleton, NE on June 8, 1915, the only child of W. C. (Carl) and Pearl Mansfield. She came west with her family as a small child, graduated from Camas High School and attended Oregon State College., Eleanor married her high school sweetheart, Fred Weakley, in 1939 and was his partner and helpmate for nearly 63 years until his death in 2002., Eleanor was active in community activities in Camas, Mt. Vernon, WA and Newport, OR. Following Fred's retirement as the manager of the Port of Newport, the couple returned to Camas. They traveled the world extensively during their retirement years., She was a charter member of Alpha Nu, member of Orchard Hills Country Club, and active in the Camas United Methodist Church. She was an excellent bridge player and enjoyed this activity until her death. Eleanor was an astute business woman and did her own bookwork without the use of a computer, claiming by the time she learned to use a computer she could have had her bookwork done. She took great pleasure in her family and friends., "A long life well lived", Eleanor is survived by her daughter, Gail Gregg (John) and son, Gregg Weakley (Charlotte), all of Vancouver; grandchildren, Scott Clemans, Tiffany Gregg, Bryan Gregg and Gerrick Weakley; plus four great-grandchildren., At Eleanor's request, there will not be a memorial service. The family will hold a graveside service at the Camas Cemetery at a later date., Contributions in Eleanor's name may be made to the Memorial Fund at the Camas United Methodist Church, 708 NE 14th Ave., Camas, WA 98607 or to Hospice Southwest, 100 E 33rd St., Suite 201, Vancouver, WA., To send condolences or to sign the online guest book please visit, or



Elizabeth Ella Everard

Elizabeth Ella Everard of Vancouver, WA, passed away on April 9, 2011. She was born on Sept. 27, 1914, in Emporia, KS to Henry and Mary Louise Martin. She was raised with three sisters, Kathryn (Colclasure), Clara (LeMon), and Ruth (Brandt) in Boulder, CO. Elizabeth graduated from Boulder Preparatory High School in 1932., She attended the University of Colorado and graduated in 1944., Elizabeth taught at the Child Service Center at the Kaiser Shipyards through the end of World War II. She then taught in Medford, OR and at Irvington School in Portland, OR. There she taught music, and took great pride in co-producing a highly acclaimed student production of the operetta, "Hansel and Gretel.", In 1947, Elizabeth married Fred J. Voigt. The couple moved to Seattle, WA in 1949. They had two children, John and Ruth. Fred passed away in 1957., Elizabeth married Redmond Everard in 1958. He preceded her in death in 2006., Elizabeth enjoyed playing the piano, crossword puzzles, sewing, and going on long walks with Redmond. Elizabeth was devoted to her family. She cherished her grandchildren and delighted in every moment she got to spend with them., Elizabeth is survived by her children, John Voigt (Janalyn) and Ruth Bigback (Gordon); grandchildren, Kristyn and Elizabeth Bigback, Kate Jones, and Kirk and Jay Voigt; step-grandchildren, Zemeir Voigt, Jessica Loescher, and Jeremy Main; and two great-grandchildren, Natalie and Zachary Voigt. Elizabeth has one surviving sister, Ruth Brandt, of Pico Rivera, CA., All who knew her will miss Elizabeth. She will be remembered for her kind, selfless ways. A graveside memorial will be held on April 16 at 2:00 at Skyline Memorial Gardens., The family suggests contributions in Elizabeth's name to Hospice Southwest in Vancouver, WA., Please sign Elizabeth's guest book at:



Elmoroy (Roy) Ruperto Imperial Dagdagan

Sunday, April 10, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Elmeroy (Roy) Dagdagan passed away in Honolulu, HI at St. Francis West Hospice. By his side were his beloved wife Judy and his son Robert Dagdagan. Roy was born on January 5th, 1958 in Santa Maria, Iloco Sur, Philippines to the l



Enid Ruth James

Enid was born in Kerrobert, Saskatchewan on March 6, 1925 to parents Ethel & Harry Maxfield. She lived in the Vancouver area, moved to Bellingham in 1975, and returned to Abbotsford, B.C. in 2008. She loved to play golf, go bowling, and play cards with her friends. She especially loved to play games with her grandchildren and spend time with her family. She passed away in Abbotsford on April 2nd, 2011 at age 86, with family by her side. Enid will be sadly missed by her children, Larry, Carole (Bill) and Lorraine (Leo), 12 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, sister Betty Mae, her caring nieces and nephews, and many friends. Enid was predeceased by husbands, Ted Allanson (1973) & Kenneth James (1986), daughter Verne (1986), daughter-in-law Doreen (2005).Love is a smile, a tear and a touch, Love says little, but means so much, Love is forever, and we give it to you, From the family who thought the world of you. A Celebration of Enid's life will be held at Westford Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 20th at 1 PM followed by a reception across the street at Westford's Broadway Hall. Share memories with the family at



Ernestine "Ernie" (Swann) Hill

Ernestine "Ernie" (Swann) Hill passed away Monday, March 22, 2011, due to complications of a stroke. She was 83. Born October 27, 1927, in Weed, CA, Ernestine and her brothers moved with their parents, Ernest and Ethel (Monk) Swann, to Washington state in the early 1930's. In 1945, Ernestine graduated from Ferndale High School. That same year she met Jack Hill. They married in 1946 and had three children, daughters Janet and Coleen (Kathy) and son Dana. In 1982 Ernestine opened 'Lil School Day Care. She ran the business out of her home until the end of 1994, at which time she retired. Ernie was an avid reader and an active member of the First Baptist Church in Ferndale. She enjoyed history and travel and loved her friends and extended family. Little children always brought an extra sparkle to her eyes. Ernestine was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Her parents and five brothers all preceded her in death. She is survived by her three children; three granddaughters, Stacy, Autumn and Amanda; two great grandsons, Cain and Damion; numerous nieces and nephews; extended "family"; and many friends. A private graveside service will be held for family, and a memorial service for all wishing to attend will be at First Baptist Church in Ferndale on Saturday, April 16, 2011, at 2 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ernie's name to Whatcom Hospice, 800 E Chestnut St, Bellingham, WA 98225 or to Shepherds, 1805 15th Ave, Union Grove, WI 53182-1597. You may share your memories of Ernie in the online guest book at



Fae Rogers Foran

Thursday, April 7, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

YAKIMA - Fae Rogers Foran, 88, peacefully passed on Thursday, March 31, 2011, at Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her loved ones. Fae was born on April 16, 1922 to Bert and Tella Owens in Princeton, Missouri. The family then moved to the Ahtan 



Fitterer, Michael Davern

Thursday, April 7, 2011 1:00 AM 

Michael Davern Fitterer, 55, was born on November 9, 1955 in Ellensburg, Washington and he passed away peacefully on March 16, 2011 on a .....



Frances Helen Hopwood

Sunday, April 10, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Prosser Funeral HomeFrances Helen Hopwood, age 91, went to be with her Lord on April 6, 2011, dying of natural causes in her apartment at the Sun Terrace Assisted Living Community in Prosser. She was



Frances Hopwood

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 3:56 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff

July 11, 1919 - April 6, 2011 



Francine Casey

Francine Kay Casey, 63, of Stickney, SD passed away on April 6, 2011 in Sioux Falls, SD. Francine was born August 6, 1947., She courageously fought cancer for years, never losing her spirit or faith., She was preceded in death by her father and mother, William and Martha McClary-Blake; and late husband, Terry Casey., She is survived by her companion, Scott Riddel; brother, William McClary; sister, Phyliss Van Noten; daughters, Michele, Lisa and Heather; and nine grandchildren., Memorials or donations of books in memory of Francine can be sent to the Plankinton School Community Library, PO Box 190, Plankinton, SD, 57368.



Fred Little

Thursday, April 7, 2011 4:07 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

June 7, 1913 - April 5, 2011 



Gary W. Doden

Gary W. Doden was born to Imogene Moats Doden and Wilbert G. Doden in Monticello, IA on Oct. 11, 1945. He graduated from Anamosa High School. He married Lila I. Cox from Vinton, IA in 1964. Gary and lila moved to Vancouver, WA in 1966. There, they bought a home, where they raised a family and resided for 15 years. Gary was blessed with an abundance of ambition, which was apparent in the many things he accomplished throughout his life. Gary's passion from early-on in his life became cars. He drove, restored, and loved many. He could always be found in the garage or digging through the junk yard. Hot Rod runs were a favorite of Gary's. Gary was afflicted with Juvenile Diabetes when he was 16. It had become increasingly difficult to manage the disease, which was overcoming his ability to live independently. His last years he lived at Cascade Inn in Vancouver, WA, where he loved the staff and touched several lives with his smile, friendliness, polite manner, and compassion for antique cars. Some likened Gary's mannerisms, personality and character to 'Eeyore", and adorned him with the nickname. Gary passed on April 6, 2011. He is survived by his mother, Imogene Doden; and siblings, Patricia Taylor, David Doden and Nancy Lockett; his children, Wendy Stoneking and G. Michael Doden; grandchildren, Ben Stoneking, Jake Stoneking, Hannah Doden, Connor Doden and Grace Doden. Forever in our hearts, Dad., Memorial Service will be held at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Vancouver, WA on Tuesday, April 11th at 1:30 p.m., Please sign the Guest Book at



Geneva (McKinley) Tjenos

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Gerald A. (Jed) Thompson

Gerald A. Thompson was born to Albert and Vera McPherson Thompson in Everett, WA April 20, 1938. He had an older brother, Jim Thompson, and soon to follow would be sister Judy Thompson. Seven years later he was joined by another sister, Joyce Thompson. He lived in Everett most of his life., Jed graduated from Everett High School in 1956. Jed served four years in the Navy on an aircraft carrier as a storekeeper stationed in San Diego, then on to Midway Island, Japan and Hawaii. When he got out of the Navy, he eventually began working at Boeing in Renton and then in Everett. He was a machinist storekeeper., In 1967 he married Jeanne Anderson. He became an instant father to Kim (12), Rick (10), and Leslie (4). Soon daughter Jodi was born and then another daughter Jeri. In 1984 he married Diane Anglin and gained her two sons, Jeff and Jeremy. After many fun family vacations camping at Black's Beach Resort, the best thing that happened to them was stumbling onto and purchasing a home with cabin in Republic, WA, right on Lake Curlew. There were many, many, happy memories of summer vacations camping and fishing., Jed was a dutiful father and loved walking his three daughters (Leslie, Jodi and Jeri) down the aisle. They have continued to be the best daughters a father could ever want! His sons (Rick, Jeff and Jeremy) have received his support all through their sports and school activities. A father could not be more proud of his sons., Jed was an excellent fisherman. He caught salmon in the Port Gardner Bay and other places along the coast of Washington; he went fishing with his brother and friends in various lakes throughout the state; and, of course, he loved to catch those rainbow trout at Lake Curlew. Jed retired from Boeing in 1994 as a lead storekeeper. Diane continued to work until her retirement in 2002. Their dream of retiring "on the lake" was now a reality., Jed and Diane began attending Liberty Baptist Church the first week of 2003 and have been active members and servants. Jed accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior on April 21 and he and Diane were both baptized shortly thereafter. The church and their faith have been a mainstay in their lives ever since., Jed is survived by Diane, his wife of 27 years, in Republic, WA. He is also survived by his very special and loved children, Rick (Rhonda) Anderson in Fort Meyers, FL, Leslie (Sam) Vanderweken in Yakima, WA, Jodi (Bryson) Larson in Arlington, WA, Jeri (Craig) Prince in Lake Stevens, WA, Jeff (Mary) Anglin in Spokane Valley, WA and Jeremy (Kimberly) Anglin in Spokane Valley, WA; also his brother, Jim Thompson and friend Gloria Wrede in Portland, OR; his sister, Judy Johnson and husband Don in Lacey, WA; his sister, Joyce Janeshefskie and husband Jim in Everett, WA; and Diane's brother, Dennis Alexander and wife Sue in Lake Stevens, WA. He also has nieces and nephews, Bette Thompson, Pam (Jerry) Thomas, Steve Thompson, Cris (Julie) Johnson, Kari (Rob) McArthur, Julie (Tim) Leonard, Jamie Janeshefskie, Dennis Alexander, Chris (Shelby) Alexander, and Keri (Jeremy) Hugo... and all their children. And Jed can never forget those wonder grandchildren, Cortnie Anderson, Ricky Anderson, Ashley Anderson, Michael Vanderweken, Jaimee Vanderweken, Jennaka Larson, Kyler Larson, Karlee Prince, Bob Utecht, Heather Utecht, and Brandon Anglin, Madison Anglin, Justin Anglin. There are also special aunts, Verna Roberts and Delaine Hill; and the many cousins he has, especially Bob (Pearl) Thompson., Special thanks to those friends who have supported Jed and Diane so very much during the last three plus years: Pastor Greg and Teri Perkins, Sandy and JoAnn Sandoval, John and Renee Mettler, Carl and Jean Maxwell, Stacey Elings, Bev Burchard, Teresa Stenek. There are so many more friends locally and out of town that have been there for us that we just can't mention them all but we will always remember you in our hearts. God bless you all., Jed passed away at home with Diane by his side on April 6 after a courageous battle with cancer. He will be missed by Diane and his family so much. But Diane knows she will see him again in Heaven. God has always been so good to them!, Memorial Services will be held Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 1 p.m. at Liberty Baptist Church in Republic, WA (509-775-1028)., In lieu of flowers, Jed would appreciate memorials be sent to Liberty Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1055, Republic, WA 99166., Bergh Funeral Service of Republic in care of arrangements., Please sign the online guestbok at:



Gerald E. Urich

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Gladys L. Crutcher Hedges (Gockley Schmitten)

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 1:00 PM 

Gladys was born on November 29, 1915, in Libby, MT. She was the second daughter of Harry L. and Minnie L. (Calhoun) Crutcher. The family came to Wenatchee when she was three years old. Gladys attended Wenatchee schools and graduated from Wenatchee High. She married Ralph W. Hedges on August 25, 1935, and moved to Stemilt Hill, where they owned and operated an orchard.



Glenda L. (Brost) Ware

Sunday, April 10, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff

Valley Hills Funeral Home, YakimaYAKIMA - Glenda L. (Brost) Ware went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 2, 2011 at the age of 65. Glenda was born in Pasco, WA on Aug. 16, 1945 to Rubin and Darlene Brost. 



Glenn B. Martin

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 1:00 PM 

Glenn B. Martin, 79, a resident of Wenatchee, WA, died Saturday, March 26, 2011, at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, surrounded by his loving family. Glenn was born on February 3, 1932, to Lilbern Garland and Bonnie Edward (Coffey) Martin at New Castle, IN, where he received his early education.



Glenna Howard

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 3:58 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

May 31, 1935 - April 7, 2011 



Harold N. Deatherage

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 1:00 PM

Harold N. Deatherage, age 83, went home to Jesus on March 22, 2011. He was born July 22, 1927, to Lena Crotts and William Deatherage in Argosy, AR. He was the 11th of 12 children. Harold married Betty Plarinos on November 11, 1946, in Salem, AR. They moved to Entiat, WA on March 6, 1947, where he worked for Entiat Valley Orchards. In 1966, he and his wife bought a pear orchard, where he worked up until a few months prior to his death.



Huettner, Virginia Katherine Marie (Hartman)

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 1:00 AM 

Virginia Katherine Marie (Hartman) Huettner, of Ellensburg, went to be with her Lord and Savior, on April 7, 2011. Virginia was born in Rulo, Nebraska ..... 



Ida M. Farmer

Ida M. Farmer, 85, of Vancouver, WA, passed away surrounded by family, April 5, 2011. She was born in Duluth, MN to Charles and Leba Christensen, the fifth child of nine siblings., In 1946 Ida moved to Vancouver where she met her husband of sixty years, Rex D Farmer. They settled down on property outside of Orchards and raised four children. After her husband Rex retired they moved to Woodland, WA part-time to manage Steven's Moorage. There she enjoyed keeping the park and fishermen in order., Ida was a homemaker all her life and was proud of her home and garden. There was always an abundance of good food and plenty of good conversation., She loved everyone she met and greeted them with her big smile and a hug as if she had known them for years. She was always busy, working in her house or garden, canning, raising cattle, chickens and pigs. She had a heart of gold and was not only a mother to her four children, but a Mom to many who she influenced in a positive way when they needed guidance. One of Ida's greatest enjoyments and fulfillment in life was caring for her family and friends., Ida was a collector of many things that adorned her home. She was a proud member of the American Legion., Ida is survived by her sister, Margaret, Brother Charles (Carol); and sister-in-law, Bonnie; four children, Kathy Ryba (Mike), Kay Cowan, Ricky Farmer (Phyllis) and Irene Michaelson (Mitch); eleven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren., She was preceded in death by her husband Rex Farmer, Sept. 2010., A memorial service to honor Ida will be held Wed., April 13th, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Gardens, 1101 NE 112th Ave., Vancouver, WA 98684., Please sign Ida's guest book at:



Ida M. Nakauchi

Sunday, April 10, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Evergreen-Washelli Funeral HomeYAKIMA - Ida was born January 9, 1918 in Cherry Valley, Washington. She passed away April 5, 2011 in Yakima. She was a long-time resident of Bellevue until moving to Yakima in July of 2008. <br /



Isabelle B. Losvar

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 1:00 PM 

Isabelle B. Losvar peacefully passed away on March 22, 2011, at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket, WA. She was born on November 11, 1926, in Ketchikan, AK to parents, William and Mary Brown. Isabelle spent her childhood in Ketchikan and Nome, AK. She attended Stephens College, Columbia Missouri, Everett Junior College and Everett General Hospital School of Nursing, where she obtained her Registered Nursing degree.




Jim graduated from Pasco High School in 1960. He entered the Navy and served five years. Then he attended CBC in Pasco, Washington. Next, he attended Abilene Christian College from 1963 to 1964. On September 27, 1965, he joined the Air Force and earned many medals and decorations, with service through 1969. In August 1969, Jim received an honorable discharge. Jim traveled to Bowling Green, Kentucky, and later graduated from Western Kentucky University with a B.S. in accounting. Jim worked at Battelle PNNL in Richland, WA, starting in May 1972 for 35 years. His job was in property management in the Accounting Department., Jim enjoyed working in the yard, walking, bicycling and his beloved dog. He was a member of the American Legion. Jim also managed the family property., Jim is survived by his wife, Brenda of 40 years and daughter Jeanna Michelle Mabry of Kennewick. He is also survived by his mother, Violet Mabry of Pasco; siblings, Rosalie Mabry of Pasco; Marvin (Julie) Mabry of Pasco; and Sharon Brunswick of Richland. He is also survived by many other family members., The family wishes to thank the staff at Kadlec Regional Medical Center. He will be greatly missed by all., Viewing will be held Tuesday, April 12, 2011, from 5 to 8:00 p.m. at Mueller's Greenlee Funeral Home, in Pasco. The memorial service will be Wednesday, April 13 at 4:00 p.m. at Kennewick First Presbyterian Church, 2001 W. Kennewick Ave. Military burial will be held at a later date.




Jewell Stokes passed away March 29, 2011 in Mount Vernon, WA., She was born September 12, 1925 in Hugo, Oklahoma., Jewell married Ed Stokes on March 14, 1942 in Amarillo, Texas. They moved to Redlands, California and in 1959 they moved to Riverside, California to be closer to Ed's work., Jewell went to work with the Alvord School District working her way up to Director of Food Services. Later she went to work as Director of Food Services at California Baptist College. Jewell worked various jobs in the food service industry until she and Ed retired., They then moved to Anacortes, WA. They thought the State of Washington was the most beautiful place on earth., Ed and Jewell enjoyed the R.V. life making many trips to California with their 2 dogs Danny & Sandy to see their family and friends. They also liked going to Bluegrass festivals in Darrington. They love God and their church. Also loved playing Skip-bo and watching Mariner baseball. Ed and Jewell always enjoyed having friends and family over for a good cup of coffee., Jewell is survived by her sons, Chuck and wife (Chevela) Stokes of Mentone CA, Rick Stokes of Mount Vernon, WA, Doug and wife (Susan) Stokes of Mount Vernon, WA and Garre and wife (Heidi) Stokes of Marysville, WA; 2 brothers, Bill and wife (Marlyn) Baty of Redlands, CA and Gene and wife (Helen) Batyof Redlands, CA; 4 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren., Jewell was preceded in death by husband of 63 years Edward; her mother and father, George and Cecil Baty; son, Larry; and brother, Leo Baty., A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, April 15, 2011, at 1:00 pm, at the Skagit Baptist Church corner of Township and Jameson St. in Sedro-Woolley, WA, Rev. Bill Baty and Rev. Pat Towell are officiating., Memorials maybe made to Marla Baty and Sierra VanDyke for their missionary trip to South Africa, 9159 Peach Ave., Hesperia, CA 92345., Arrangements are under the care of Hawthorne Funeral Home, Mount Vernon.




Joel A. Barber Jr. passed away on Friday, April 8, 2011 in Mount Vernon., A full obituary will be published in a future edition of the Skagit Valley Herald., Arrangements are pending and are under the care of Kern Funeral Home of Mount Vernon.



Jack E. Holtzheimer

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James "Jim" Kinzel

Sunday, April 10, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Langevin-Mussetter Funeral HomeJim Kinzel died suddenly at his home in the early hours of March 16th at the age of 56. He was born in Yakima on Nov 16, 1954 to Arthur and Janet Kinzel. He attended Davis High School and was a stand- 



Janet Alene Hartshorn

Sunday, April 10, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Keith & Keith Funeral HomeYAKIMA - Janet Alene Hartshorn, 67 of Yakima passed away at home unexpectedly on Monday, March 28th 2011. She made a joyous trip to be united with her Lord and Savior at which time she was placed back into



Janine Ammons

Happy birthday dear Janine. You are forever with us.



Jean Marion (Rooney) Holt

Jean Marion (Rooney) Holt Jean Marion Holt, 83, of Tacoma passed away peacefully Friday, April 8, 2011. She was born in "a little house on the prairie" in Chippewa County, Minnesota on July 20, 1927. She resided mainly in Tacoma since 1943. She graduated from Lincoln High School in 1945. She married her husband, Bob, in 1955 at McChord AFB. She worked for the Pierce County Superintendent of Schools Office prior to her marriage and for Gai's Bakery during the 70's & 80's. She was also a homemaker, upholsterer/ seamstress, gardener, bargain-shopper, and avid bingo player. She was an active member of St. John of the Woods Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband Robert (Bob) Holt; four daughters, Sharon Gallick, Rebekah Kristovich (David), Patricia Humphreys (Scott) and Christine Ohlinger (Jim); nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Dorothy Whipple (Harold); and four brothers, Patrick (Dora), David (Doris), Ronald (Jeanette) and Loren Rooney. She was preceded in death by her parents, John & Jennie Rooney and five brothers, Francis, Thomas, Stephen, James and Lawrence Rooney. A Mass will be celebrated in her honor Saturday, April 16th at 10:00am at St. John of the Woods Catholic Church with a Rosary recited at 9:30am. The family is extremely grateful for the exceptionally great care Jean received from Franciscan Hospice and Heartwood Extended Care during the past year. Donations may be made to Franciscan Hospice, Heartwood Extended Care or



Jeffrey Smith Boucher

Jeffrey Smith BOUCHER 1957 ~ 2011 Sonoma, California Formerly of Seattle, Washington Passed away March 29, 2011, surrounded by Victoria Graves, the love of his life; his parents, Paul and Beverly Boucher of Port Ludlow, Wash.; and friends and family. Jeff had a full life of adventure and travel. He was a gifted photographer and avid golfer. His care for friends and family and his wonderful sense of humor will be sorely missed. Memorial donations may be made to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center for Melanoma, P.O. Box 19042, Seattle, WA 98109 (www.fhcrc.org). Arrangements under the Direction of Duggan's Mission Chapel, Mission Cremation Service, 525 West Napa Street, Sonoma, Ca.



Jennifer Lynn Lund

Jennifer Lynn Lund, age 49, of Gold Bar, Washington died April 7 surrounded by her family. Jennifer was born March 7, 1962 in Meriden, Connecticut. As a toddler Jennifer moved to Simi Valley, California for several years and then on to the Skykomish Valley in Washington. She attended the Sultan and Monroe High Schools followed by the Everett Community College where she achieved her Registered Nursing License. Jennifer worked in several hospitals in the Seattle and Everett area including Emergency rooms at Everett Providence and Monroe Valley General. Jennifer was a talented health care provider that provided excellent care to each of her patients. Jennifer was a volunteer Firefighter/EMT for Snohomish County Fire District # 26 in Gold Bar. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, traveling and spending time with family and friends. Jennifer could always make anyone laugh regardless of the situation with her great dry sense of humor. Words are unable to describe how she will be missed by her family and friends that loved her so dearly., In addition to her husband, Eric Andrews, she is survived by her mother, Louise Kennedy; her daughters, Ashlee Lund and Marin Andrews; her sons, Kenny Mattson, Bryson Andrews and Alex Lund; her brothers, Dan Allen, John Allen, Mike Allen and Rick Allen; and her grandchildren, Bradley Mattson, Mia Mattson, Hazen Shopbell Jr., and Ella Andrews., She was preceded in death by her father, William Kennedy; father-in-law, Jerry Andrews; and her sister, Delilah Allen., Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 16 at the Mountain View Valley Chapel, 230 Lewis Ave, in Gold Bar., Donations may be made to the American Lyme Disease Foundation.



Jim Roediger

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John "Papa" Munzanreder, Sr.

Sunday, April 10, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff

Langevin-Mussetter Funeral HomeJohn "Papa" Munzanreder, Sr., 81, passed away Monday night, April 4, 2011, quietly in his sleep. John was born June 29, 1929, in Lake City, SD, to Annie (Etl) and Ben Munzanr



John Douglas Gerlitz

Friday, April 8, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Einan's Funeral HomeRICHLAND - Our beloved son and brother, John Douglas Gerlitz, has found eternal peace at last with God. John died unexpectantly on Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at home. John was born on January 26th, 1989 and lived hi 



John Wayne Clark

Thursday, April 7, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

NACHES - John Wayne Clark, born January 31, 1949, in Toppenish, WA to Violet Smith Schutz and Eldon Wayne Clark died April 3, 2011 in Naches, Washington. John is survived by his mother, Violet Schutz, his siblings, Linda



Jon Edward Hopwood

Sunday, April 10, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff

Wayrynen-Richards Funeral HomeYAKIMA - Jon Edward Hopwood, 54, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Yakima, WA on March 30, 2011. Jon was born February 25, 1957 in Butte, MT, the only son of Samuel E. and Joan F. Hopwood. He gra 



Jones, Duane P. (Nordstrom)

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 1:00 AM 

Duane P. (Nordstrom) Jones Duane died peacefully at her daughter and son-in-law's home in Selah, WA, April 1, 2011. She was born on July .....



Jose Guiao Guanlao

Jose Guiao GUANLAO Married to Francisca Victorio (deceased) World War II - Bataan Death March Veteran. Age 94, passed away April 9, 2011 in Seattle, WA. Born Nov. 13, 1916 in Betis, Pampanga, Philippines. Survived by 8 children: Gerry (Aurora) Maria (Arlen) Notch, Steve (Cora) Faith (Ric- deceased) Songco, Joey (Claire), Luis (Rita) Armie (Ruben) Ladlad, Maris (Dan) Sahagun, 19 Grandchildren, 9 Great-Grandchildren. Viewing on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Vigil Rites: 6:00 p.m. @ Columbia Funeral Home. Funeral Mass: Thursday, April 14, 2011 @ 11:00 a.m. @ St. Peters Church. Burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery. Gratitude is extended to ALL who have supported us at this time.



Joseph Johns "Chip" Reiter II

Joseph Johns "Chip" Reiter II 6/7/1944 to 4/5/2011 Too sudden. Too soon. We miss you. Memorial of his life well lived: 3:15PM-5:00PM Sunday, May 1, 1939 Grant Street, Bellingham. View full obituary, photos of Chip, and share memories at 



Josephine Ellen Engkraf

Thursday, April 7, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Keith & Keith Funeral HomeSEATTLE - Josephine Ellen Engkraf, 78, passed away at Mt. Saint Vincent in Seattle, WA on April 5, 2011. Josephine's parents were Charles and Mabel (Griffith) Berman she was born on January 30, 1933 in Cla



Josephine O'Neill

Thursday, April 7, 2011 4:04 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff

July 16, 1928 – April 3, 2011



Judy Hesburn

Sunday, April 10, 2011 1:00 PM 

Judy passed away in the early hours of Tuesday, April 5, 2011, after a two month battle with a sudden and rare disease. She fought very hard to recover, however, one problem kept leading to another until the mountain was just too high to climb any more. She is now resting peacefully in the arms of God and smiling down on the rest of us here on earth. Her infectious smile and kind heart will be missed by so many.



Katherine Sines Morrow

Sunday, April 3, 2011 1:00 PM 

Katherine spent her adult life as one of Jehovah's Witnesses. She dedicated her life to Jehovah God on December 20, 1950. At her request, No Public Services will be held. A Family Gathering will be announced at a later date.



Keith Whitener

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 1:00 PM 

Keith Whitener was born on June 29, 1930, in Grand Forks, ND, the third of four children born to parents, Sterling Whitener and Lilja (Gislason) Whitener. Keith lived in Quincy his entire life, where he grew up on the family cattle ranch and became an accomplished horseman. He graduated from Quincy High School in 1948, and enrolled in Central Washington College, where he earned a degree in Education in 1951.



Kenneth Backman

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Kenneth Ray "Ken" Lecount

Kenneth Ray LeCount, 60, of Vancouver, WA, passed away Thurs., April 7 at his home. Ken was born May 31, 1950 in Lewistown, MT, to Ray and Luella LeCount. He moved with his family to Seattle, WA in 1966 and later graduated from Central Washington University with a BA in Math Education., On August 5, 1972 Ken married Doris Forsgren and together they raised two children, Amy and Tim., He enjoyed gardening, was an avid runner, bicycler and backpacker., Ken taught grade 5 in the Battle Ground School District until his retirement. In retirement Ken worked as a member of Laborers for Christ and helped rebuild homes destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and helped with construction of churches in Laramie, WY and East Wenatchee, WA., Ken and Doris were members of St. John Lutheran Church where Ken played an active role as a teacher, Sunday School Superintendent, and choir member. He consistently lived his passion of engaging others in the study of God's Word., The final 19 months of Ken's life were particularly precious. Despite difficult treatments following his cancer diagnosis, Ken and Doris enjoyed their young granddaughters, assisted with construction of son Tim's home, spent time with friends, and even enjoyed a backpacking trip., Ken is survived by his wife of 38 years, Doris (Forsgren) LeCount; daughter, Amy Kostal and husband, Nate; son, Tim LeCount and wife, Jamie; three granddaughters; and his sister, Alice Belmont and husband, Claton., He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Luella LeCount., A celebration of Ken's life will be held Sat., April 16 at St. John Lutheran Church in Vancouver at 2:30 p.m., In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John Lutheran Church or an outdoor charity of your choice, such as Rails to Trails., Please sign Ken's guest book at:



L. Duane Holte

L. Duane Holte, 89, of Bothell, WA, passed away March 26, 2011., He was born September 16, 1921 in Rugh Township, ND, where he graduated from Aneta High School. He served in, on the U.S.S. Louisville and the U.S.S. New Jersey from 1940 to 1946, achieving the rank of Chief Turret Captain., Duane retired from Alderwood Water District in 1984., He was involved in many organizations, including Robert Burns Lodge #243; Royal Arch Mason #61; Walter F. Meier Council #22; and Royal and Select Masters, Alderwood Chapter OES #185., Duane enjoyed hunting, fishing and all types of sports., Duane was married to Jean Hill March 4, 1950 at the Edmonds Methodist Church., He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Ida Holte., He is survived by his wife, Jean; sons, Ralph (Pam), Chuck (Lisa) and Mick (Heidi); eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and his brother, Al Holte., A memorial service will be held Friday, April 15, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Purdy & Walters at Floral Hills., Memorial donations may be made to the Royal Arch Masons, Children's Heart Foundation, Inc., PO Box 223, Marysville, WA 98270.



Laura "Penny" Fulleton-Anderson

Sunday, April 10, 2011 1:00 PM 

Services will be held for Laura "Penny" Fulleton-Anderson at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 16, 2011, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 312 Palouse St., Wenatchee, WA. A Gathering will follow at Walla Walla Point Park at 1:00 p.m.



LeRoy Countryman

LeRoy Countryman, 72, a beloved, long-time resident of Moses Lake, WA passed away peacefully with his family at his side on April 9, 2011 in Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane, WA. He was born April 13, 1938 to Lloyd and Josephine Countryman in Arlington, WA., LeRoy was raised by his grandparents, Albert and Olive Countryman, his uncle, Oliver and aunt, June Countryman. LeRoy attended school in Arlington and joined the, in 1956. A Vietnam, , LeRoy served two tours as an Engineman and was Honorably Discharged in 1964. While serving in the Navy, stationed in Long Beach, CA, LeRoy married Earlene DeMont on April 9, 1960. LeRoy and Earlene became the parents of three beautiful children, LeRoy, Jr. (Butch), Stephen (Steev) and Tammy., LeRoy began working for Western Kraft in CA in 1964. In 1979, he transferred to Moses Lake to help start up the new plant. LeRoy was well known and respected for his impeccable work ethic and his unmatched precision as a dye cut operator. He retired after three decades of dedicated service and maintained lifetime friendships with his co-workers. LeRoy and Earlene divorced in 1984. On May 1, 1985 LeRoy married Karen L. Evans. They enjoyed spending time with their grandchildren, traveling in their motor home, fishing, crafting, and woodworking. After Karen passed away from pancreatic cancer, LeRoy married his childhood sweetheart, Joyce Liddle Schroedl, on July 13, 1998. A highlight of LeRoy's life was when he and Joyce became members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on December 15, 2007. LeRoy and Joyce were sealed for time and all eternity in the Columbia River Temple on April 11, 2009. Dedicated to serving others, LeRoy embraced the gospel of Jesus Christ. He loved teaching, doing temple work, and serving as an exemplary ward missionary. A devoted husband, father and friend, LeRoy lived life to the fullest. Good-nature, generosity, compassion, and unconditional love were LeRoy's trademarks and he willingly gave of his time, talents, resources, and his heart., LeRoy is survived by his wife, Joyce; brothers, Richard (Hazel) Countryman, of Arlington and Kenneth (Shirley) Countryman, of Arlington; sister, Patricia (Frank) Wood, of Casper, Wyoming; son, Butch (Bonnie) Countryman, of Stanwood, WA; grandsons, Jeramie and Jaymie; son, Steev; daughter, Tammy Countryman (Drew Francis), of Moses Lake; granddaughters, Kristian (Pooter Tooter) and Karlee; four great-grandchildren; cousins, Marcella, Bernice and Jean; and Joyce's children, Anthony (Nancy) Schroedl, of Spokane; granddaughters, Darci, Shawndi, Elizabeth (Kyle) Zoellner, of Park City, UT; grandchildren, Amber, Lacey, Konner, Alix and Diana (Willard) Gardner, of Pullman, WA; granddaughters, Erin, Haley, Daniel (Sara) Schroedl, of Sedona, AZ; granddaughters, Emma and Elsie; and seven great- grandchildren., He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Josephine; his sister, JoAnn; his uncle, Oliver; aunt, June; and his second wife, Karen., The family would like to thank all of the friends, family members, the doctors, nurses and staff who supported and cared for LeRoy during his stay at Sacred Heart Medical Center., In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to the Moses Lake 2nd Ward Missionary Fund or supporting child adoption programs., A viewing for friends will be held from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at Carver Family Funeral Home, 1217 E. Wheeler Road, Moses Lake, WA. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at the Grape Drive LDS Chapel, 925 N. Grape Drive. All are invited to attend a luncheon and celebration of LeRoy's life immediately following the services in the Cultural Hall. A graveside service with Full Military Honors will follow in Washington State Veterans Cemetery, 21702 West Espanola Road, Medical Lake, WA Mark 12:42-44., Please visit, to leave a note or message for LeRoy's family and sign his online guestbook., LeRoy's family has asked Carver Family Funeral Home to care for arrangements.



LeRoy Fanning

Friday, April 1, 2011 1:00 PM 

LeRoy Fanning was born March 31, 1927, in Great Falls, MT. At an early age, the family came to Washington and he was raised and attended school in Vancouver, WA. He joined the Merchant Marines to "see the world" and married his wife of 60 years, Charmaine Reymond, in 1950.



Lela Claire (Kyes) Woods

Lela Claire Woods (nee Kyes), beloved mother, sister, wife and nana, went to walk in Heaven on April 3, 2011, after a long illness. She passed peacefully at home in her sleep, surrounded by her family. She was 60 years old., Lela was born August 7, 1950 in Eau Claire, WI. She was raised in Cathlamet and Longview, WA, graduated from Wahkiakum High School, and spent most of her life in Washington., She loved being surrounded by her friends and family. She loved watching the birds out her window, gardening, and just sitting around chatting. She was an avid Disney fan, and loved what she called her "smart shows" on TV. She loved to learn about anything new, and was always looking for new things to know. She instilled this lifelong love of learning in her children. One of the greatest joys was her grandchildren. They were the most special people in her life., She was preceded in death by her father, Sidney "Dick"; her mother, Eva; her sister, Faun; and her sister, Eva., She is survived by her husband, Byron Woods Jr.; her son, James Kyes (Emily); her daughter, Deidra Woods (Roderick); her sister, Dixie Hancock; her grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends too many to name., Memorial services will held privately., Remembrances in lieu of flowers may be made to Hospice of Snohomish County, or the Everett Providence Oncology Department.




Tuesday, April 12, 2011 4:11 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

January 11, 1920 - April 8, 2011 




Mary Morgan Seymour Hunter, 85, of Anacortes, Washington died Thursday, April 7, 2011 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, WA. She was born in Tientsin, China on December 15, 1925., Her parents, Charles Elmer Seymour of Wilton, Connecticut and Christine Susan Jackson of Durham, Ontario, Canada, had been living in China since 1911. Mary's first school was the Tientsin American School. In 1936 the family came to reside in the Jackson family home, "The Maples", in Durham., After graduating from Durham High School, Mary attended the University of Toronto for four years, majoring in Modern Languages. She spent the next four years in New York City where she was employed as a secretary in the import/export field., In 1951 Mary joined the Women's Army Corps under the direct commission program and served at three locations, Camp McCoy, Des Moines, and St. Louis., Mary married Lt. Colonel Allen M. Hunter of Phoenix, AZ in 1955 and resigned her commission the next year. Her husband retired in 1966 after serving in Turkey, Chicago, and Fort Polk. In March 1967 they settled in Anacortes, first on the Southside and later in town., After the death of her husband in 1987, Mary became involved with volunteer work at Christ Episcopal Church and the Senior Center., Mary is survived by her brothers, David J. Seymour of Bellingham, WA and Charles E. Seymour, Jr. of Novato, CA and his children, Joyce and Rex Seymour; and her husband¡Çs two children, Allen M. Hunter, II of San Diego and Diane Hunter of Mission, KS; one grandson, Allen M. Hunter, III of San Diego, CA; nephew, Bruce Seymour of St. Louis, MO; and two grand-nieces, Krista Seymour of New York City and Leila Seymour of St. Louis, MO., A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Thursday, April 14, 2011 at Christ Episcopal Church in Anacortes. Interment will be at Greenwood Memorial Park in Phoenix, AZ, next to her husband in the Hunter plot., Arrangements are in the care of Evans Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., Anacortes, WA and the San Juan Islands., To share memories of Mary, please sign the online guest register at




Maxine Bromberger, 93, a resident of Mount Vernon, passed away at her home in Mountain Glen Retirement Center on Thursday, April 7, 2011., She was born on June 12, 1917 in Indianapolis, Indiana, the daughter of Walter & Myrtle (Baer) Miller. The family moved to Oklahoma later moving to San Louis Obispo, California where Maxine was raised and attended school, graduating from San Louis Obispo High School in 1934., Her first job was at the Welfare office in San Louis Obispo where she assisted with the CCC rebuilding of the "Mission of San Luis Obispo"., On February 25, 1939 she was united in marriage to Jerold I. Bromberger in Las Vegas, Nevada. They made their first home in San Louis Obispo, moving later to downtown Seattle in 1939, then to Beacon Hill until finally settling in West Seattle., Maxine worked as a secretary for the Red Cross during and after the war receiving a Meritorious Service Award. She also worked for the Link Belt Company from 1957 until 1962 when she began working as an administrative assistant for the Seattle School District, working for 20 years until her retirement in 1982. Maxine continued to make her home in West Seattle until 2000 when she moved to Mount Vernon to be closer to her family., Maxine was active with her volunteer work for the Discovery Shop in Seattle and was a longtime and active member of the Episcopal Church. Maxine loved baseball and rarely missed a game; she was an avid fan of the Seattle Rainiers, the Pilots and the Mariners., She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Jerry & Mary Bromberger of Sedro-Woolley; six grandchildren: Anna Bromberger, Patrick Tingley, Melinda Beserra (Troy) Ali Mears (Jeff), Kristen Mears and Erin Emery (Josh); numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews and extended family., She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerold; sister, Beatrice Norr and brother, Earl Miller., A memorial service will be at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Mount Vernon on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 10:00am with a reception following at the church., Memorials are suggested to Children's Hospital in Seattle or St. Paul's Episcopal Church., Arrangements are under the direction of Lemley Chapel, Sedro-Woolley., Share memories of Maxine and sign the online guest register at



Margaret Mary Fromherz

Thursday, April 7, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Langevin-Mussetter Funeral HomeYAKIMA - Margaret Mary Fromherz, 93, of Yakima, died March 23, 2011. She was born in St. Paul, Oregon on June 30, 1917, the daughter of Basil and Mary (Kemmerich) Stupfel. She graduated from St.



Mark Snyder

Sunday, April 10, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Keith & Keith Funeral HomeMark was raised in Chicago, Illinois the son of Ross and Martha Snyder. He graduated from Denver University in 1956 and from the University of Chicago Medical School in 1960. He spent the next 10 years in



Mary E. Stonecipher

Monday, April 11, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff

Keith & Keith Funeral HomeYAKIMA - Mary Elizabeth Stonecipher of Yakima passed away on Friday, April 8, 2011. She was born in Fort Worth, Texas on August 23, 1924, the second child of nine to Martin and Olga Kingman. She was 



Mary Patricia Kinney

KINNEY, Mary Patricia, Pat passed away on March 31, 2011 after a blessed life. She was born in Lamont, WA. to Leo and Germaine Keller on June 7, 1918 but considered herself a long time resident of Metaline Falls, WA. having lived there 88 years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Lynn , sisters Eileen Gilbert, Germaine Weaver, Roberta Garrett, and brother Norbert Keller. A very giving member of the community she was especially known for her hospitality and love of family. Her favorite place to be was the cabin at Sullivan Lake surrounded by family and friends. Pat is survived by her children Mary Lynne Graham (Dan) of Reardan, WA., Barbara Hildebrandt (William) of Winston Salem, NC., and John ( Erin ) Kinney of Metaline Falls, WA. She took special delight in her 10 grandchildren: John, Jason, Josh and Nathan Graham; Gretchen Faltesek and Lyndsay Hildebrandt: Abraham, Zachary, Anna, and Joseph Kinney; 11 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank Madge Hobbs, Ann Newman and the Schlosser family for providing quality care the last few years. Funeral services will be held at St Joseph's Catholic Church in Metaline Falls on April 16 at 11:00 with graveside service following at Metaline Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph's Catholic Church, P.O. Box 417 Metaline Falls, WA. 99153 or Hospice of Spokane, P.O. Box 225 Spokane, WA. 99202., SHERMAN-KNAPP FUNERAL HOME in Newport is in charge of arrangements. Family and friends are invited to sign the online guest book at



Maxine Bromberger

Maxine BROMBERGER 93, a former longtime West Seattle resident, passed away April 7, 2011 in Mount Vernon, WA. Maxine was an administrative assistant for the Seattle school district from 1962 to 1982. Cremation arrangements by Lemley Chapel, Sedro-Woolley.



Michael Davern Fitterer

Thursday, April 7, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Michael Davern Fitterer, 55, was born on November 9, 1955 in Ellensburg, Washington and he passed away peacefully on March 16, 2011 on a fishing boat in the ocean off of Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Little "Mikey" grew up playing sports in the 




Rose was born on May 20, 1931, in Holbrook, Nebraska, and moved to Southeast Washington in 1936. At the time of her first marriage, at age 15, she lived in Merrill, Oregon. She remarried to Bob Curtis in 1956, living and raising her family in Portland and Pendleton until he passed away in 1979., Rose was known for her deep commitment to Jesus, her love for her family, and her involvement at church. She lived the phrase, 'a stranger is a friend you've never met yet.' An eternal optimist, she always focused on the best in every person and situation. She was quick to meet needs and show care to anyone she met in need. And she loved to be creative. She took 13 sewing classes, was actively involved in the Tri-Cities Quilt Guild, and regularly quilted, sewed and crocheted with friends. She was an avid baker and painter, as well., A highlight of her life was a trip to Israel in 2009 with Willard. It had been her life-long dream., Rose is survived by her husband, Willard of 30 years, son Dan Clemons (Victoria), daughter Michelle Curtis, stepson Kim Curtis, grandchildren Whitney, Corina, and Lindsay, and two great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters, Terri and Bonnie., A viewing will be held at Mueller's Tri-Cities Funeral Home in Kennewick on Tuesday, April 12, from 3-8 p.m. A memorial service will follow on Wednesday, April 13, at 1 p.m., at Harvest Heights Assembly of God with a viewing beginning one hour prior to the service. The graveside service will be held at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland on Thursday, April 14.



Natalie Chichester

Natalie Chichester of Snohomish, WA passed away April 8, 2011 after an extended illness., She was born in Mahopac, NY on August 14, 1937., Natalie was full of life and loved her family, friends and her pets. She started "Natalie's Something Special" in 1985 and continued her successful business until 2007 when she retired and sold the business., After retiring, she spent many happy times in Twisp, WA planning and building her dream home along with her partner, Buddy Thomas., She was preceded in death by her daughter, Bonnie Martin., She leaves behind her brother, Chapin Chichester; and her sister, Barbara Walsh; her children, Gene (Teresa) Martin, Jim Martin, Kristin (Joe) Willis, Debbie (Fana) Chikuni, Nancy Roberts and Charlie Bates. She leaves behind her grandchildren, Tyler Johnson, Jessica Martin, Mackenzie Martin, Travis Clark, Sam Clark, Jordan Willis, Kendall Willis and Logan Willis., She also leaves behind great-grandchildren, Tessa Johnson and Clara Clark., Natalie will be missed by her family, her dear friends and her cat, Kramer., A special time for sharing memories and honoring Natalie will take place April 17, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at her home in Snohomish, WA.



Norma Anderson

Friday, April 8, 2011 3:52 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

Jan. 11, 1924 - April 4, 2011 



Norma Pence

Thursday, April 7, 2011 4:07 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

April 11, 1930 - April 2, 2011 



OBITUARY: Dr. Donald Harold Bishop

Saturday, April 9, 2011 2:00 AM 

Dr. Donald Harold Bishop, 90, of Pullman, Wash., passed away March 25, 2011, at a hospice house in Mesa, Ariz. He was in Apache Junction, Ariz., at his winter home at the time of his death. He was born Sept. 9, 1920, in Pennellville, N.Y., to Harold and Vivian (Butts) Bishop.Don grew up on a farm in upstate [...]



OBITUARY: James A. Kirtley

Monday, April 11, 2011 2:00 AM 

A memorial service for James A. Kirtley "Uncle Jim," 84, a resident of Moscow, Idaho, since 2003, will be 10 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at Kramer Funeral Home, Palouse, Wash., with Pastor Toby Sumpter of the Trinity Reformed Church officiating. Potlatch Post No. 10300 V. F. W. and the U.S. Navy Honor Guard will participate. Mr. Kirtley [...]



OBITUARY: Karina Elin Carter

Friday, April 8, 2011 2:00 AM 

Karina Elin Carter, 3-month-old daughter of Chris and Katherine Olsson Carter, died March 28, 2011, in Taipei, Taiwan, of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Karina was born Dec. 17, 2010, in Yokohama, Japan. During her brief life, she brought smiles and joy to those who knew her. In addition to her parents, survivors include her twin sister, Emma; [...]



OBITUARY: Matthew Jordan

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 2:00 AM 

Matthew Jordan, 24, was a University of Idaho student who died April 2, 2011, in Idaho County.Matthew was born May 23, 1986, in Boise, Idaho, to James R. F. "Rocky" and Sherry Mae Ruberry Jordan and was known to his family as Matty. In July 1989 the family immigrated to the Gold Coast of Australia to be near [...]



OBITUARY: Phyllis LeTourneau

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 2:00 AM 

Phyllis Jean Kaercher LeTourneau, 85, of Moscow, Idaho, died April 5, 2011, at Good Samaritan Village. She was born May 8, 1925, to George Edward and Inga Wahl Kaercher in Minneapolis, Minn., and attended kindergarten through high school in Minneapolis. She graduated from the University of Minnesota in June 1947 with a degree in home cconomics. Phyllis met [...]



OBITUARY: Viola E. Nye Anderson

Saturday, April 9, 2011 2:00 AM 

Viola E. Nye Anderson, passed away Dec. 3, 2010, in Spokane. She was born May 11, 1920, in Cumberland, Wash., to Jack and Senni Kumpula.She was preceded in death by her first husband, Woodrow Nye, as well as her second husband, Palmer Anderson.Viola is formerly of Potlatch.She loved to dance and play pinochle at the Veterans of Foreign [...]



Opal Ann (Loges) Shelton

Thursday, April 7, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

2/18/1936 - 4/5/2011Redmond Memorial ChapelOpal Ann Shelton was born February 18, 1936 to Alfred Paul and Ethel Ann (Howard) Loges in LaMonte, Missouri. She married John Shelton at St. Paul Cathedral in Yakima, Washingt



Opal Lucille Norman

Saturday, April 9, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

PASCO - Opal Norman, age 87, passed peacefully Friday, April 1, 2011 at the Tri-City Retirement Inn of Pasco. She was a long time Sunnyside resident, moving to the Tri-Cities in 2003. Opal was born April 30, 1923 to William an



Patricia "Diddy" Goldberg

Patricia "Diddy" GOLDBERG Diddy Goldberg, age 87, passed away peacefully at home on April 9th, 2011, in Bellevue, Washington. She was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma on March 7th, 1924. Her loving parents were Harry N. Pollock and Helen (Ginsburg) Pollack of Talihina, Oklahoma. Diddy attended Stephen's College followed by the University of Texas, where she met her husband Jay Goldberg at a USO dance that was attended by young women from the AEPhi Sorority. Jay and Diddy were married in 1943. After Jay returned from the European front of World War II, the married couple returned to Jay's former home, Aberdeen, Washington. Everyone in the harbor remembers with fondness the Goldberg Furniture Store, which serviced the community from 1926 to 2001. Her beloved Jay passed away in 1997. Diddy loved to entertain with Jay at their home in Aberdeen. She was an excellent cook and a consummate shopper, especially of home décor and fashion - she loved to dress well. Diddy and Jay travelled extensively throughout the world, with her favorite destination being the Orient. Diddy also loved engaging in conversation, equipped with a keen dry wit and unwavering sense of social justice. A person of strong convictions, she knew how to convey them clearly. Diddy will be remembered for her love of community and tenacious spirit. Her humor, caring heart and infectious smile will be truly missed. Diddy is survived by her brother, Newton Pollock; son, Larry Goldberg; daughter, Diane Cohen; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Special thanks to all her loving friends, Dr. Rice and her staff, all the employees at Pacific Regent, all the Careforce staff and Diddy's personal caregivers. A grave side service will be held at the Beth Hatfilo Cemetery, Masonic Memorial Park at 455 North Street, Tumwater Washington 98501 at 11:00AM on Wednesday, April 13, 2011.



Paulla C. Caton Hirschkorn

Thursday, April 7, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

On December 1, 2010, Paulla C. Caton Hirschkorn, 54, lost her valiant four year battle with cancer. She was born in Yakima to Willard and Vivian Caton. She attended local schools and graduated from A.C. Davis High School in 1974. She gr



Phyllis Jane Long

Sunday, April 10, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Smith Funeral Home LTD and CrematoryOur dearly beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Phyllis Jane Long, completed her journey on earth, Wednesday, April 6, 2011 with her l 



Phyllis Welch Carlson

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 1:00 PM 

Phyllis Welch Carlson passed away peacefully on April 2, 2011. Phyllis was born on February 19, 1935, in Wenatchee, WA, the fourth daughter of Jim and Stella Welch. Her parents were the founders of Welch Apples and Phyllis was proud of her strong ties with the Wenatchee apple community.




Robert Gene Good (aka Ager) crossed over peacefully in the hands of his love, Eve Syapin, on February 27, 2011 at the age of 60., Born on April 18, 1950 to Lyle & Faye (Mathis) Good in Sacramento, CA, he was the 5th of 7 children. At age 2 he and his two younger brothers were given up for adoption. He spent his early childhood on Bainbridge Island where his love for sailing was born. He was schooled throughout the Seattle area., As a young man, he joined the "Marblemount Commune Family of Three Lights" and became one of the original individuals who shared their dreams, visions and actions together and took up the name Rainbow Tribe to honor "the amalagated families, tribes, men, women, children of the imagi-nation of Plant Earth." (Vortex I, Sept. 1970). From then on he was a Warrior of the Rainbow., At the age of 44, his eldest sister fulfilled her promise to never stop looking for him. Robert was reunited with his siblings in June of 1994 and moved back to Marblemount, WA by the end of that year., Robert is survived by his love, Eve Syapin of the family home; siblings, Paul Good, Darlene (Ben) Estes, Paulette (Ken) Quirie, Tim Good (fiance' Moe McNamee); his sons Jonathon & Zeke (and families); Eve's children Ananda & Caleb; grandchildren November (Tyler Stanton) Stone, Nikki Nettles; Zach Thompson; great-grandsons Jason Kelly & James Robert (November's sons), as well as Eve's relatives Myra (mother) Gaile Marie (sister) and Peter (Marie) Syapin (brother). Also a large extended family and many dear friends., Much gratitude goes to the staff at Hospice of the Northwest; Dr. Luther; and Skagit River Chiropractic for their support and care during this past year., There will be a gathering on April 18, 2011 at the Old Commune Site in Marblemount starting around 12noon., An act of kindness towards a stranger is appreciated. Namaste.



Rebecca Mae (Williams) (Evans) Kaiver

Thursday, April 7, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

SPOKANE - Rebecca Mae (Williams) (Evans) Kaiver, age 46, died at Valley Hospital in Spokane, Washington on Monday, April 4, 2011 surrounded by her family. Rebecca was born the 9th child on April 3, 1965 in Camp Pendleton, Cali



Rena Decker Florence

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Richard E. Rice (Dick)

Saturday, April 9, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Keith & Keith Funeral HomeYAKIMA - Richard E. Rice (Dick), 86, of Yakima, died April 6, 2011, at Angel House in Yakima. He was born January 23, 1925,in Aberdeen, WA, the son of Clyde and Louise Rice. He attended school in Aberdeen 



Robert Seney

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 3:54 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

April 5, 1920 - April 9, 2011 



Rodney John Burk

Rodney John BURK July 31, 1946 ~ April 6, 2011 Services to be held at Tibbetts United Methodist Church on Thursday April 14 at 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow at Tahoma National Cemetery 1:30 p.m. Please see www.bartonfuneral.com for more information.



Ronald Eugene Reed

Thursday, April 7, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Affordable Funeral CareYAKIMA - Ronald Eugene Reed, 75, of Yakima, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. Ron was born January 27, 1936 in Wap 



Ronald L. "Pete" Harvill

Thursday, April 7, 2011 1:00 PM 

Pete is on his last pack trip. Pete passed away suddenly March 31, 2011, while camping with friends. He was born August 15, 1934, in Wenatchee, WA. Ronald's family moved to Brewster, WA and he graduated in 1954, where the "Little Giant" played football and baseball and boxed for Brewster High. He joined the Army during the Korean Conflict and was a Paratrooper.



Ruth Irene Lyon

Friday, April 8, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Valley Hills Funeral Home, YakimaYAKIMA - Ruth Irene Lyon, 90, of Yakima passed away at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital in Yakima. She was born on December 31, 1920 in Lincoln, Colorado to Dura and Ruby (Sparks) Callihan.



SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: Derek Judson Wandschneider

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 2:00 AM

Derek Judson Wandschneider, formerly of Pullman, died March 19, 2011. A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Monday, April 11, at the Community Congregational United Church of Christ, 525 N.E. Campus in Pullman. A light lunch will follow. [...]




Thursday, April 7, 2011 2:00 AM 

Karina Elin Carter, 3 months, daughter of Chris and Katherine Olsson Carter and granddaughter of Kurt and Charlene Olsson, died March 28, 2011. The memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 9, 2011, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church with a luncheon to follow in the church basement. All are welcome. A private committal will precede the service at [...]



SERVICE NOTICE: James A. Kirtley

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 2:00 AM 

A memorial service for James A. Kirtley "Uncle Jim," 84, a resident of Moscow, Idaho, since 2003, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at Kramer Funeral Home, Palouse, Wash., with Pastor Toby Sumpter of the Trinity Reformed Church officiating. Potlatch Post No. 10300 V. F. W. and the U.S. Navy Honor Guard will participate. Kirtley died [...]




Steve is a member of the Church of Nazarene. Memorial contributions may be made to Las Vegas Church of the Nazarene - Children Ministries, 3825 Pecos-McLeod, Las Vegas, NV 89121.



Sean Padriac O'Brien

Thursday, April 7, 2011 4:03 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

Sept. 7, 1942 – April 4, 2011



Selmer "Lynn" Iverson

Sunday, April 10, 2011 1:00 PM 

Selmer "Lynn" Iverson, 74, a 6 year East Wenatchee resident and former longtime Bellevue resident, passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at Bonaventure Memory Care in East Wenatchee. He was born on August 4, 1936, at Santa Barbara, CA to the late Selmer and Hannah (Hoxy) Iverson. He was raised in the Long Beach area and graduated from the Santa Monica High School.



Shelley L. Langley

Shelley passed away peacefully surrounded by family and loved ones after a long battle with breast cancer. Funeral services will be held on April 14th at 12:30 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Gardens,1101NE 112th Ave., Vancouver, WA 98684., Please sign the Guest Book at



Shirley Ann Tracey

Thursday, April 7, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Affordable Funeral CareYAKIMA - Shirley Ann Tracey, 66, of Yakima, WA passed away March 31, 2011, surrounded by family. Shirley was born on Nov. 15, 1944 in Elkton. MD. She was married to Thomas E. Tracey for 34 ye



Shirley Leone Telgenhoff

Shirley Leone TELGENHOFF Shirley Leone Telgenhoff died April 6th at Virginia Mason Hospital after a long illness. She was born February 29, 1936 to John and Edna Glenn of Seattle. Shirley graduated Franklin High School in January of 1954. She married James W. Telgenhoff in February of 1955 and has resided in Seattle her entire life. Shirley is survived by her husband Jim; daughters Darlene (Gary) Martin, Cindy (John) Nelson, Susan (Patrick) Veith, and sons Curtis (Eric) and David (Debbie). Shirley has 12 grandchildren. Shirley's family never left her side as her long battle with diabetes finally ended. Shirley was a member of Columbia Baptist Church since 1955. Columbia Baptist merged with Gregory Heights Baptist in 1996 becoming the Burien Community Church. A Memorial Service will be celebrating the life of Shirley Telgenhoff on Saturday April 16th at 2:00 PM at Burien Community Church 16241 19th Avenue SW, Seattle 98166 (206) 243-1623. It is the request of the family that Memorial Gifts be made to the Burien Community Church. Shirley's favorite flower was the Rhododendron in any color.



Teresa R. Aguirre

Saturday, April 9, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Colonial Funeral HomePASCO - Teresa R. Aguirre (68) of Pasco passed away at her home on Thursday April 7, 2011. She was born in Eagle Pass, TX on October 15, 1942 to Santos and Celia (Hernandez) Rebollosa. She was raised and educat 



Terry Lee Rogers

Sunday, April 10, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

YAKIMA - Terry Lee Rogers, Papa (aka "Fish Whisperer"), 63, of Yakima died at home Tuesday, April 5, 2011, following a precipitous battle with lung cancer. Terry was born in Yakima on November 26, 1947, to parents Loy and Mary



Theresa Miner

Friday, April 8, 2011 12:04 PM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

June 28, 1961 - Dec. 29, 2010 



Twila P. Maggard

Peacefully passed away at her home on Friday, April 8, 2011, surrounded by her family. Twila was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and aunt. She was born in Spokane to Pearl and Ralph Tiffany on October 24, 1929. Twila was raised just outside the Cheney area and attended Cheney High School. She met her handsome husband of 60 years, Patrick, on New Year's Eve 1950 and they were married less than two months later. Twila spent her married life as a homemaker. She enjoyed bowling, gardening, and baking (awesome pies). Taking care of her family, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren was what gave her the most joy. Her husband, parents, and two siblings preceded her in death. Twila is survived by her sister, Shirley Feigner; brother, Ernest (Rosemarie) Tiffany; daughter, Gloria White; son, Brad Maggard; granddaughters, Ann (Scott) Sutter, Jen (Allen) Kennedy, Sonja Thomas; and ten great-grandchildren. Visitation will be on Thursday, April 14 from 9:00-8:00PM at RIPLINGER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY 4305 N. DIVISION SPOKANE, WA. Funeral service will begin at 2:00PM Friday, April 15, 2011 at the Dishman Baptist Church 315 N. Argonne in the Spokane Valley with interment immediately following at the Pines Cemetery. The family will be holding a celebration of life at the Dishman Baptist Church immediately following the interment. Twila's family would like to thank Hospice of Spokane for their care and support. A special heartfelt thank you to Twila's "Angel" hospice nurse Tom for the compassionate care you showed Twila and her family. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice of Spokane PO Box 2215 Spokane, WA 99210. Online guestbook at



Violet Marie (Morris) Figlenski

Monday, April 4, 2011 1:00 PM 

Violet Marie (Morris) Figlenski, 83, of Riverside, WA, died March 31, 2011, at the Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. She was born February, 12, 1928, in Benton City, WA to Harley and Myrtle (Fisher) Morris. Violet attended school in the Cameron Lake area and graduated from Okanogan High School. She had many very happy years as a Phone Operator.



Virginia L. Harmon

Thursday, April 7, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Colonial Funeral HomeYAKIMA - Our beloved Virginia L. Harmon, 58, of Yakima was called to the Lord Tuesday, April 5, 2011. She was born January 15, 1953 to Joyce Alexander and James O'Brien in Fontana, Ca. The fmaily moved in 1966 



Virginia M Figgins

Friday, April 8, 2011 4:02 AM - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Staff 

March 14th, 1922 ~ April 4th, 2011




Wallace "Bud" Peck resident of Mount Vernon, WA passed away on April 9, 2011. Born October 13th, 1922 in Manson, WA, Bud was the 2nd son of Les and Irene Peck., Bud was an avid hunter and veteran that was loved by all., He joined the Navy in 1941 after catching news of the bombing of Pearl Harbor while he was attending Mount Vernon High School. He and a friend got up and left school in the middle of the day after the announcement was made. He served in the Navy on the USS Coolbaugh DE 217 until the war was over., Before he left and joined the military he met Gladys Rindal. Bud and Gladys married on January 6th, 1945. They stayed married until Gladys passed away on August 15, 2008. Bud and Gladys had two children, Greg and Patty. Patty passed away in 1979., During Bud's life he accomplished many things. He was a charter member of the Silver Arrow Bowman Archery Club, longtime member of the Lions Club and he holds the record in the Pope and Young Record Books for shooting the first Rocky Mountain Goat in 1960 in Washington with a bow and arrow., After retiring in 1987 he spent most of his days flying radio controlled airplanes, creating stain glass and doing leather work., Bud met and married Margaret Bridge on April 19th, 2010., Bud was preceded in death by brothers, Les and Miles Peck., Bud is survived by his son, Greg and wife Michele; grandson, Daniel Peck, his wife Patricia and great-grandchildren Lucas and Briana; granddaughter, Malea Vanderark, her husband Bryce and great-grandchildren Jori Ann and Kylee; sisters-in-law, Linda Peck, Sharon Peck, Christine Rindal Dorsey and Phyllis Rindal Benson; brother and sister-in-law, Johnny and Arlene Rindal. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins., The funeral service for Bud will be held at Fir Conway Lutheran Church on Thursday, April 14th, 2011 at 2pm. Reception to follow., Donations can be made to the Fir-Conway Lutheran Church.




Walter Enock Bratz was born June 18, 1919, to Walter and Minnie Bratz in Mount Vernon, WA., He passed away April 4, 2011., Graduated from Burlington High School in 1937., Married Carol Jean Oldershaw, March 30, 1945 in Sedro-Woolley, WA and they just celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary., He joined the, in April 1940. He was in Manila on the USS Boise light Cruiser when World War II started. Was in the Battle of Cape Esperance when the Boise was badly damaged. In 1949 he was on the aircraft Carrier "Tarawa" when it made a good will tour around the world. Also was in the Korea War., In 1960 he retired from the U.S. Navy while stationed in Oak Harbor, WA. He then went to work at the Washington State Research Unit in Mount Vernon retiring in 1979., Wally and Carol traveled the United States and Canada wintering as snowbirds in Apache Junction, AZ for 27 years., Wally enjoyed traveling, square dancing, fishing, pool and playing cribbage., Survived by his wife Carol; sons, Wayne (Maureen) Bratz of Bellingham WA and Russell Bratz of Mount Vernon, WA.; four grandchildren, Kellie (Neil) Stellingwerf of Beaverton OR, Jennifer (Scott) Lambert of Boulder, CO, Erik Bratz and Sonja Bratz, of Bellingham, WA; two great-grandchildren, Madelyn and Katelyn Stellingwerf of Beaverton OR; sister-in-law, Marge Ellstad of Burlington; and sister-in-law and husband Shirley and John Howard of Priest River ID; and nieces and nephews., Preceding him his parents, Walter and Minnie Bratz; brother, Richard Bratz; sister, Wilma Thompson; and his son, Reginald Bratz., He was a member of the Mount Vernon Elks and 1st United Methodist Church of Mount Vernon, WA., In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Mount Vernon or, , 12721 30th Ave. NE #101, Seattle, WA 98125., A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 16, 2011, 11:00am at Hawthorne Funeral Home 1825 E. College Way, Mount Vernon followed by a reception in the Hawthorne Reception Room. Interment will follow the reception for family and friends at Hawthorne Memorial Park., Arrangements are under the care of Hawthorne Funeral Home, Mount Vernon, WA.




He was preceded in death by his parents, Kermit and Marie Grosboll., He is survived by two sons, Jon Grosboll (Melissa) of Parker, Colorado; and Matthew Grosboll of Corpus Christi, Texas; and two grandchildren, Danielle Grosboll and Jason Grosboll. He is also survived by two sisters, Patricia (Karl) Volkman and Sue Grosboll.



Walter Carlton

Friday, April 8, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

1914 - 2011Shaw & Sons Funeral DirectorsWalter Carlton, a Kansas boy who made Selah, WA his home since 1951, died at 97 on April 6, 2011. Born near Junction City, Kansas, on January 25, 1914, to James and Emma (Steffens



Walter H. Dunlap

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Willalea (Billie) J. Keep-Oldham-Adams

Saturday, April 9, 2011 2:04 PM - Yakima Herald-Republic Staff 

Billie was born in Yakima, WA to Ena Blanche-Keep and Charles Jasper Keep. She was the youngest of 11 children. Billie married Hewitt (Mickey) Oldham on 3/17/56. Billie and Mickey divorced in 1981. She later married Elmer (Whi



William "Bill" Clements

William "Bill" Clements, 53, of Yacolt, WA, passed away on April 7, 2011. He was born Feb. 13, 1958 to Maxie and Dorothy Clements., Bill enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and especially spending time with his loving family., Bill is survived by his wife, Tamara LeeAnn Clements; sons, William Jr., Michael, Richard, Cody (fiancé Amber Lindberg), Garrett, Casey and Jayce; daughters, Kathy (husband Nick) Taylor and Haleigh Clements; brother, Max; and sisters, Susan (husband Jim) Tiedtke and Paula Winn., He was preceded in death by his parents; and twin brother who died shortly after birth., A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wed., April 13, 2011 at the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church, 32320 NE Lewisville Hyw., Battle Ground, WA 98604., Please sign Bill's guest book at:



William Charles "Bill" Marlow

Monday, April 4, 2011 1:00 PM 

William Charles Marlow, 83, went home to be with the Lord, April 1, 2011. He was the ninth of ten children, born August 28, 1927, to Loren and Alma Marlow in Lee Hall, VA. He attended Lincoln High School in Seattle, WA, joined the Navy during WWII and served on the USS Tingey, DD-539. He also served in the Merchant Marines.



William Derek Brine

Thursday, April 7, 2011 1:00 PM 

William Derek Brine, 83, longtime resident of Wenatchee and Lake Wenatchee, WA, passed away April 3, 2011, at Island Hospital in Anacortes, WA. Brine was born February 9, 1928, in Bebington, England, to William Edward Brine and Doris Worley Chapman Brine. Like many children in WWII-era Great Britain, he was "evacuated" during the Blitz, spending his early teens in Montreal, Canada and Spokane, WA.



Wilson, Dorothy Ann (Elderberry)

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 1:00 AM 

Dorothy Ann Wilson, of Golden dale, Washington died peacefully at home Saturday, April 9th, 2011 in Golden dale, Washington. She was born in Prescott, ..... 



Zora P. Simpson

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