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Orval Bruce Newsham

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Orval Bruce Newsham

06/03/1932 ~ 07/21/2013

Orval Bruce Newsham was born in Wenatchee, WA on June 3, 1932, to Orval and Maisie (Lake) Newsham. He was raised in Cashmere, WA and attended school all 12 years, graduating in 1950. He played several sports for Cashmere High School during his high school years. Bruce entered the service after graduation and was sent to Germany, where he eventually met his future wife, Ursula. They came back to the states in 1956, and were married in Cashmere, February 20, 1956. They resided in Port Angeles, WA, where Bruce was employed by Crown Zellerbach for many years before moving to Lake Havasu, AZ. They returned to Wenatchee in 2012, where his wife passed away. Bruce experienced many illnesses and was at Cashmere Convalescent Center where he passed away on July 21, 2013.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ursula; his parents, Orval and Maisie; and two sisters, Irma Simon and Frances Bye. Bruce is survived by his son, Terry Newsham of Las Vegas, NV; daughter, Claudia Montgomery of Port Townsend, WA, granddaughter, Stephanie Stern; and great-grandson, Curtis Stern. Also surviving is his sister, Lovelle Jeffris of Peshastin; caregiver and friend, Mary Jean Huber of Wenatchee; and a great many nieces and nephews.

WE ALL MISS YOUBRUCE!!!!!

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