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Obituaries

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Karlene R. Johnson

Karlene R. Johnson, 84, of Wenatchee, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013.

She had been a lifetime resident of Wenatchee and Cashmere and was an X-ray technician at Wenatchee Valley Medical Center for 15 years.

Survivors include her children, Karla Winston of Wenatchee, Karen Meredith of Canada, Steve Johnson of East Wenatchee and Mitch Johnson of Boring, Ore.; her sister, Barbara Fredericksen of Cashmere; and her brother, Robert “Skip” Stoffel of Cashmere.

A celebration of life service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Calvary Crossroads Church, 1301 Maple Street in Wenatchee.

Arrangements are by Jones & Jones-Betts Funeral Home, Wenatchee.

Donald D. Peta

Donald D. Peta, 79, of Wenatchee, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013.

He had resided in Wenatchee for 21 years and had owned and operated two music stores for many years and then was a franchised Rug Doctor area man.

Survivors include his wife, Yoshimi Peta of Wenatchee; and his children, Lisa Smith of Cle Elem, Justin Peta of Florida, Melody MacKay of Mead and Melissa Peta of Spokane.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness, 1321 Methow Street in Wenatchee.

Arrangements are by Jones & Jones-Betts Funeral Home, Wenatchee.

Nancy Rae Lynn

Nancy Rae Lynn, 73, of East Wenatchee, died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013.

She was a longtime Wenatchee Valley resident and had worked for the East Wenatchee Police Department, retiring in 2005.

Survivors include her children, Kurt Klotzbuecher of East Wenatchee, Erich Klotzbuecher of Kent, Erin Simpson of Wenatchee and Nicole Wilkie of Seattle; and her brothers, Dave Birmingham and Larry Birmingham, both of East Wenatchee.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Evergreen Memorial Park. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. at Eastmont Baptist Church, 400 S. Kentucky Ave., East Wenatchee. Visitation will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Telford’s Chapel of the Valley in East Wenatchee.

Arrangements are by Telford’s Chapel of the Valley.

Patricia Irene Gudmundson

Patricie Irene Gudmundson, 93, of Wenatchee, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013.

She was a lifetime resident of Wenatchee and, along with her husband Kris, owned and operated Gudmundson Orchards. She was also a cosmetician at Thrifty Drug for 25 years.

Survivors include her daughter, Joy Reese of Wenatchee.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Evergreen Memorial Park in East Wenatchee. Visitation will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Jones & Jones-Betts Funeral Home in Wenatchee.

Arrangements are by Jones & Jones-Betts Funeral Home.

John L. Kellams

John L. Kellams, 60, of Manson, died Sept. 6, 2013.

He had lived in Manson for eight years and was employed with Pool Engineering.

Survivors include his wife, Tena Kellams of Manson; and his children, Carlee Kellams and Sabrina Kellams, both of Seattle, Amber Hamil of Chelan and Nicolas Kellams of Wenatchee.

A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Chelan Riverwalk Church Assembly of God.

Arrangements are by Precht Rose Chapel, Chelan.

Rhea Waslenko

Rhea Waslenko, 94, of Bellingham, died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013.

She was formerly a longtime Wenatchee Valley resident and had been an orchardist and a homemaker.

Survivors include her son, Nick Waslenko of Bellingham.

A private graveside service will be held at the Wenatchee City Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Telford’s Chapel of the Valley, East Wenatchee.

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