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Flash Flood Watch issued August 20 at 3:51PM PDT until August 22 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS

...STORMS ON FRIDAY MAY PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING OR MUD SLIDES OVER NORTH CASCADE BURN SCARS... .SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ON FRIDAY OVER THE NORTH WASHINGTON CASCADES. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE A POSSIBILITY IN AREAS RECENTLY BURNED BY WILDFIRES...INCLUDING THE CARLTON, CHIWAUKUM, LITTLE BRIDGE CREEK, DUNCAN, MILLS CREEK,

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Gregory J. “Greg” Koepke

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Gregory J. “Greg” Koepke

September 18, 1965~ March 25, 2014

Gregory J. “Greg” Koepke, 48, passed away on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at home, with his loved ones by his side. He was born on September 18, 1965, in Long Beach, CA to Kenneth and Marcia (Pickett) Koepke. He grew up in Holdrege, NE, where he graduated from Holdrege High School in 1984. In 1988, he graduated from Kearney State College in Kearney, NE with a Biology Degree. Then, he graduated from Hays Medical Technology program in Hays, KS. He went into the ROTC Program with the U.S. Army during his college years and continued in the Reserves for 20 years, retiring as a Major in 2009. He was deployed overseas in Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Qatar during his military career. Greg moved to Wenatchee in 2003, where he was employed at Central Washington Hospital as a Medical Technologist. On June 23, 2006, he married Jolanta Hrynacz in Wenatchee. Greg lived his life to the fullest and was blessed with meeting his soul mate, Jolanta, and four amazing children. He loved the outdoors, skiing, biking, boating and spending time with family and friends.

He is survived by his loving wife, Jolanta Koepke of Wenatchee; his children, Madison Koepke of Lincoln, NE, Mallory Koepke of McCook, NE, James Koepke of Wenatchee and Adam Zukowski of Wenatchee; his mother, Marcia and step-father, Art Remington of Lincoln, NE; his sister, Libby (Mark) Hoffmeyer of Lincoln, NE; his step-brother, Nels (Ann) Oberg of Rochester, MI; his step-sister, Anne (Kevin) Landhuis of Ankeny, IA; nephew, Blake Hoffmeyer and niece, Amber Hoffmeyer, both of Lincoln, NE; and many uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Koepke; step-father, Roland Oberg; his grandparents, Jim and Ann Pickett; and an aunt.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Holy Apostles Catholic Church in East Wenatchee. Burial will be held in Stanford, NE at a later date. Please express your thoughts and memories on the online guestbook at jonesjonesbetts.com. Arrangements are by Jones & Jones~Betts Funeral Home, Wenatchee.

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