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Winter Weather Advisory issued November 20 at 10:47PM PST until November 22 at 6:00AM PST by NWS

...HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY... .A STRONG AND MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL PASS THROUGH THE REGION FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. SNOW LEVELS WILL RISE DURING THIS EVENT AS COLD ARCTIC AIR IS SCRUBBED OUT OF THE LOW ELEVATIONS BUT ABOVE 4000 FEET HEAVY ACCUMULATIONS ARE LIKELY. THE CASCADE VALLEYS MAINLY NORTH OF LAKE CHELAN AND THE OKANOGAN

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Lo30° Mostly Cloudy

Friday

Hi35° Wintry Mix

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Hi47° Partly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo34° Partly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi45° Chance Rain

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Lo31° Slight Chc Rain

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Hi41° Slight Chc Rain/Snow

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Lo30° Chance Rain

Tuesday

Hi42° Slight Chc Rain

LeMerne Louise Sullivan

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LeMerne Louise Sullivan

August 8, 1916 ~ January 11, 2014

In August of 1916, on a small ranger station in Horse Prairie, MT, LeMerne Louise Schroeder began her life. When LeMerne was school age, she boarded with other families, as the school was too far from the ranger station. She attended college in Butte, MT, where she received a two year business degree. She married William Sullivan and moved to Seattle, WA, where she fulfilled the role of “Rosie the Riveter” for Boeing’s Seattle plant. In 1944, she gave birth to twins, Betty and Billy. In 1955, a contract to purchase a resort in Stehekin was finalized with a handshake and a thousand dollar down payment. Left on her own after two years, she continued on in Stehekin, fulfilling the contract and raising the twins with the help of a tight-knit community and co-owners, Curt and Burl Courtney. Once the final payment was made, they sold to the park service. In 1970, she moved to Ocean Park, WA, where she purchased and successfully ran a laundry mat until retirement in the 1980’s. LeMerne was a Rainbow Girl and then a Rebecka for many years and attended her lodge in Ilwaco faithfully until she moved in with her daughter in Chelan, WA in 2002. She enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid walker, reader, and made many hand crafts. She was an excellent marksman and also enjoyed hunting, fishing and hiking.

LeMerne had seen the birth of four generations: her children, Betty and Billy; her grandchildren, Daniel, John, Deborah, and Zen; her great-grandchildren, David, Joshua, Justin, Joel, Caleb, Ricky, Michael, Beth, Sarah, and John Mark; and her great-great-grandchildren, Aiden, Asher, Stephen, Nevaeh, Markus, and Wyatt.

She passed away in her sleep January 11, 2014, at the age of 97 years and seven months.

At her request, no services will be held. Arrangements are by Telford’s Chapel of the Valley, East Wenatchee, WA.

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