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Winter Storm Watch issued January 16 at 3:40AM PST until January 18 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE FROM FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT... .A DEEP FETCH OF SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE NOSES INTO THE REGION STARTING TONIGHT AND LINGERS THROUGH MIDWEEK. THIS WARM, MOIST CONVEYOR BELT WILL OVERRUN A VERY COLD AIR MASS CURRENTLY IN PLACE BRINGING THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERAL HOURS OF FREEZING RAIN, SLEET,

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Hi19° Slight Chance Wintry Mix and Patchy Freezing Fog

Tonight

Lo15° Chance Wintry Mix

Tuesday

Hi29° Wintry Mix Likely

Tuesday Night

Lo26° Rain

Wednesday

Hi36° Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo29° Rain Likely then Slight Chance Rain

Thursday

Hi36° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo27° Slight Chance Rain/Snow

Friday

Hi34° Rain Likely

Friday Night

Lo24° Snow Likely

G. Elaine “Sunny” Waller (Knox)

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G. Elaine “Sunny” Waller (Knox)

November 13, 1930 ~ August 22, 2013

G. Elaine “Sunny” Waller (Knox) passed away August 22, 2013, at Central Washington Hospital. Sunny was born November 13, 1930, in Stanford, MT, to Joseph and Marian Knox. She lived there through her early childhood until the family moved to Kalispell, MT. In Kalispell, the family lived and ranched along the Stillwater River. She attended schools in Stanford, MT, and Kalispell, MT, but it was in Kalispell where she met and fell in love with Richard L. Waller. The couple were married in 1949 in Thermopolis, WY and lived in Bozeman, MT, Helena, MT and Spokane, WA, before settling in East Wenatchee, WA. They had four sons: Doug, Rick, Scott and Dave. She helped her mother and sisters provide hearty meals for harvest crews and learned early on how to prepare good food. And she spent the remainder of her life enjoying cooking, baking and canning. Nothing brought her a greater sense of joy than preparing food for a large family gathering. A homemaker, she also created beautiful ceramics, until arthritis made that work too difficult.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Richard L. Waller; and by her oldest son, Doug. She also was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Jean Brown; and one brother, Richard “Dick” Knox. She is survived by three sons: Rick Waller of Wenatchee and his wife, Robin; Scott Waller of Olympia and his wife, Sherry; and Dave Waller of East Wenatchee. She is also survived by her sister, Barbara Fuller of Kalispell, MT; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

There will be an informal gathering in memory of G. Elaine “Sunny” Waller on Sunday, September 15, 2013, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., at Rick and Robin Waller’s home in Wenatchee, 1017 First Street. In accordance with her wishes, her ashes will be scattered near the Stillwater River in Montana. Arrangements assisted by Telford’s Chapel of the Valley, East Wenatchee.

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