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LaRhea M. Gange

LaRhea M. Gange, 87, of Cashmere, died Wednesday, March 4, 2015.

Manuel Abrigo Padron Jr.

Manuel Abrigo Padron Jr., 92, of East Wenatchee and formerly of Quincy, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

Wayne W. Tetherow

Wayne W. Tetherow, 86, of East Wenatchee, died Thursday, March 5, 2015.

Samuel Cuevas

Samuel Cuevas, 34, of Spokane and formerly of Wenatchee, died Wednesday, March 4, 2015.
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David Allen Boyd

David Allen Boyd passed away February 13, 2015, at his home in Elko, NV due to complications of diabetes. He was born March 7, 1957, in Knox, IN to David Leon Boyd and Edith Irene (Hayes) Boyd. At the age of six, his parents moved to Wenatchee, WA, where his father was raised. They later moved to East Wenatchee, WA, where he finished his education in 1976. He had close friends from school who he had kept in contact with all these years, including Rob Gifford, Doug Campbell and Steve ...

Wilma Louise Therkelsen

Wilma Louise Therkelsen was born December 22, 1919, in Portland, OR, the daughter of Louise and George Wagner (both deceased). She is survived by her brother, Herbert Wagner, his wife, Carolyn and nephews, Herb and Douglas, all of Portland, OR. Her older brother preceded her in death.
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Rondal H. Copple

Rondal H. Copple, passed away on February 23, 2015, at his home in East Wenatchee, WA. Ron was born to Ed and Geneva Copple on December 6, 1949, in Sullivan, IN. He was married to his high school sweetheart, Gwen Burns, on December 15, 1967. Ron worked for the Chelan County Road Department for 30 years, retiring in 2010.

In Memory of David J. Ritter

David John Ritter, beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, and cousin, was taken to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, February 26, 2015, after an extended struggle with pulmonary fibrosis at the age of 66. He passed at home with his wife, Stacie and daughter, Robin, at his side. David was born on August 20, 1948, in Phoenix, AZ, to Alice and John Ritter. He was their second of four children and only son. David was from a large, close, and very loving family. He attended school in Olympia, ...

Gerald Oakes

Gerald Oakes, 80, of Tonasket, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015.
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Robert E. “Bubba” Day, Jr.

Robert E. "Bubba" Day, Jr. passed away February 2, 2015, of leukemia at 67 years old. He was born September 7, 1947, in Wichita, KS to Bob and Betty Day, and moved to Seattle, WA at an early age. He was a graduate of Shorecrest High School (1965), and then served four years in Navy on the USS Ranger, as a Vietnam Vet. Robert served eight years as a King County Deputy in the 1970s. He was married to Roberta "Robbie" and moved to Conconully, WA in 1995, where he ...

Alene River

Alene River, 92, of Rock Island and formerly of Ouray, Colo., died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.

Walter Mason Sloane

Walter Mason Sloane, 91, of Wenatchee and formerly of Winthrop and Cashmere, died Sunday, March 1, 2015.

Gerald Eugene Oakes (In Memoriam)

Gerald Oakes, age 80, of Tonasket, WA, met his Lord and Savior on February 24, 2015, where he passed away peacefully at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket. Gerald was born January 7, 1935, in Tonasket on North Pine Creek, along with his identical twin brother, John Oakes. Gerald was born to Bill and Lena Oakes and was raised on the old Oakes Homestead, along with his brother and three sisters, and attended Tonasket schools. Gerald was very involved in farm life and sports; and was always extremely proud of the ...
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Gerald Eugene Oakes

Gerald Oakes, age 80, of Tonasket, WA, met his Lord and Savior on February 24, 2015, where he passed away peacefully at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket. Gerald was born January 7, 1935, in Tonasket on North Pine Creek, along with his identical twin brother, John Oakes. Gerald was born to Bill and Lena Oakes and was raised on the old Oakes Homestead, along with his brother and three sisters, and attended Tonasket schools.
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Doris Gloria Baughman

On February 27, 2015, our Mother, Doris Gloria Baughman, went to be with our Lord and Savior. She was born January 30, 1923, in Waubun, MN to her parents, Glenn Bass and Lillie Bauman. During World War II, she moved to Decatur, IL and worked in the Caterpillar plant as a machinist. While there, she earned her single engine pilot's license and joined the Civil Air Patrol. In 1945, she moved to Washington with her father, step-mother and two half-sisters. She worked as a waitress when she first came to ...
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Roy E. Turner

Roy E. Turner, 90, died peacefully at his home on February 17, 2015. He was born September 14, 1924, about a block away from where he lived and passed away. He was the ninth out of 13 children born to Edwin and Henrietta Turner. The family moved to Palisades for a short time, where he received his schooling. Dad injured himself which led to an infection that was treated with a newfound medicine called "Penicillin". He was one of the first recipients of this new wonder cure. The penicillin cured ...
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Walter Mason Sloane

Walter "Walt" Mason Sloane, 91, passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Hearthstone Cottage in East Wenatchee, WA. Walt was born in Wenatchee, WA on February 23, 1924, to Thomas Newton and Mary Jane (Boggs) Sloane. He was raised on the family ranch in Mazama, WA and graduated from Winthrop High School in 1941. In 1942, Walt joined the Army and served for two years in India, where he worked as a surveyor. After being discharged from service in 1946, Walt returned to Mazama and took up ranching with ...