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Winter Storm Watch issued January 16 at 8:57AM PST until January 19 at 1:00AM PST by NWS

...TIMING OF WATCH HAS BEEN DELAYED UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING AND EXTENDED THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE FROM FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET IN THE LEE OF THE CASCADES. MIX OF SNOW...FREEZING RAIN...AND SLEET ACROSS THE EAST SLOPES AND NORTHERN MOUNTAIN VALLEYS... .THE INCOMING STORM SYSTEM IS ARRIVING SLOWER THAN PREVIOUSLY

M.L.King Day

Hi17° 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° Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo27° Slight Chance Rain/Snow

Friday

Hi34° Rain Likely

Friday Night

Lo24° Snow Likely

Iola May Laurenti

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Iola May Laurenti

March 14, 1918 ~ January 11, 2014

Iola May Laurenti, 95, longtime resident of Wenatchee, WA, died Saturday, January 11, 2014, in Boise, ID of natural causes at Spring Creek Assisted Living. She was born March 14, 1918, in Lincoln, NE, to Leroy and Marie (Elwood) Meyer. Her family moved to Lead, SD, where she graduated from high school. She married Theodore A. “Ted” Laurenti on February 7, 1943, in Palo Pinto, TX. The Laurenti family moved to Wenatchee, WA in 1952. Iola worked as a waitress and later was an Avon representative, a position she enjoyed for 45 years. Iola enjoyed her work, bowling and playing cards. She learned how to play Bridge after her husband passed in 1992, and was a member of the Wenatchee Bridge Club. She also belonged to a local sorority and was a lifelong member of the Independent Order of Foresters.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Ted and Cheryl Laurenti of Sammamish, WA; one daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Carmon Spaeth of Boise, ID; one sister, Verl Weisenberg of Portland, OR; her pride and joy of three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews still living in Wenatchee.

A Memorial Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 15, 2014, in the military section of the Wenatchee City Cemetery. Her smile is gone, but not forgotten.

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