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Lewis “Lew” Rider

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Lewis “Lew” Rider

Tonasket, WA

Lewis “Lew” Rider, 102, of Tonasket, WA, died June 20, 2013, at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket. He was born May 21, 1911, in Tonasket to Sam and Susie Rider. Lew was raised in the North Okanogan County and attended school in the Chewiliken Valley until the sixth grade. He then began to work, packing supplies into sheep camps. Over the years, Lew worked in the area primarily in the timber industry. He drove logging truck for many years, retiring while driving for Duke Reihart. In August of 1944, he married Virginia Hedrick in Kamloops, B.C. Over the course of his many years, Lew enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. Lew was a longtime member of the Oroville Eagles.

Lew is survived by some nieces and many old friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia, in 1979; and a brother, Jim.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at the Bergh Chapel in Oroville, with Pastor Rod Brown officiating. Interment will follow at the Oroville Riverview Cemetery. Bergh Funeral Service of Oroville/Tonasket is in care of arrangements.

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