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Carol Joan Hershey

Carol Joan Hershey, 85, of Wenatchee, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

Mary Lou Lattimer

Mary was born as the fourth child to Lonnie and Erie Roberts. She grew up and was educated in Cashmere, WA. After graduation, Mary moved to Seattle, WA, where she was employed by Hartford Insurance Company and continued her education through secretarial, accounting and insurance classes. Her employment in Seattle included Charles Hadley Company and Burroughs Corporation. Mary returned to the Wenatchee Valley to marry Robert George and commenced employment with Chelan County Public Utility District. They enjoyed many years learning to ski at Mission Ridge and boating on Lake ...

Joseph “Joe” Murphy

Joe was born on June 19, 1938, in Chicago, IL to William and Esther (Wilson) Murphy. After attending grade school at St. Mary's Training School in Des Plaines, IL, he moved to Wenatchee and attended Pioneer Junior High, followed by Wenatchee High School, graduating in 1956. He then went to Gonzaga University and after graduation, he taught math in California and also at Seattle Preparatory in Seattle, WA. He married Patricia Donaghy in 1971. They lived in California, before returning to Seattle and going to work at Boeing. Upon retirement, ...

Frances “Dell” Johnson

Dell Johnson passed away August 14, 2014, at the age of 97, at home with much of her family around her. Dell was born in Cadillac, Saskatchewan, Canada on October 27, 1916, to Richard and Vona Davey. On March 15, 1940, Dell married Floyd W. Johnson. They made their home in Swift Current, Saskatchewan. While living in Swift Current, Dell and Floyd had two children, Glen S. and Donna L. In 1952, the family moved to Wenatchee, WA, where Dell was a homemaker. Two more children were born; twins, Cindy ...
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Kathleen Ann “Kim” Roth

An extended community of family and friends mourns the death of Kathleen Ann "Kim" Roth, age 69. Kim died August 8, 2014, in her own home and on her own terms, surrounded by loved ones toasting her passing and recognizing the gift that was her life. The great tenderness and care Kim received in her last weeks was reflective of her life's achievements. With unmatched zest for genuine human connection and her talent for making people feel valued and appreciated, Kim crafted an intrinsically gracious and contributive life.

Joseph ‘Joe’ Murphy

Joseph “Joe” Murphy, 76, of East Wenatchee, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

Erma Louise Twitchell

Erma Louise Twitchell, 95, of Leavenworth, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

Thomas E. Schmidt

Thomas E. Schmidt, 57, of Wenatchee, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

Donald J. Poirier (In Memoriam)

Donald J. Poirier, 80, of Wenatchee, WA, passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014. Donald J. Poirier was born June 9, 1934, to Felix and Eliza (Charron) Poirier at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Yakima, WA. Don attended Marquette High School and lettered in Football and Basketball. He later entered the Coast Guard and was one of the ship's cooks, as they feasted on King Crab while breaking ships out of the ice, off the coast of Alaska.

Rex Nelson Main

Rex Nelson Main, 98, of Ash, NC, died peacefully Tuesday, August 19, 2014, in the SECU Lower Cape Hear Hospice Care Center, Bolivia, NC. Born in Stokesbury, MO on December 10, 1915, he was one of 11 children of Benjamin Arthur and Bessie Elizabeth (White) Main. He was a retired farmer and was a U.S. Army Veteran, having served in WWII in the European Theater. Mr. Main was baptized in January of 1955 as one of Jehovah's Witnesses, and he will be remembered for his loyalty and dedication to his ...
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Elbert Arnold Hubbard, Sr.

Elbert Arnold Hubbard, Sr., son of pioneer Manson Doctor, I. G. Hubbard, died peacefully at Regency Manor, Chelan, on Monday, August 18, 2014, at 11:30 p.m. Born to Isaac George and Edna Morris Hubbard on June 5, 1914, in Ohlman, IL, he celebrated his 100th birthday this June at the Manson Boat Club, surrounded by family and friends.

Elbert Hubbard Sr.

Elbert Hubbard Sr., 100, of Manson, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.

Jack David Wood

Jack David Wood, 86, of Moses Lake, died Monday, Aug 18, 2014.

Raymond M. Regan

Raymond M. Regan, 83, of Cashmere, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.
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Donald J. Poirier

Donald J. Poirier, 80, of Wenatchee, WA, passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014. Donald J. Poirier was born June 9, 1934, to Felix and Eliza (Charron) Poirier at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Yakima, WA. Don attended Marquette High School and lettered in Football and Basketball. He later entered the Coast Guard and was one of the ship's cooks, as they feasted on King Crab while breaking ships out of the ice, off the coast of Alaska.
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David A. Vargas

The world lost a good man when David A. Vargas, of East Wenatchee, WA, passed away on August 17, 2014, after a brief illness. He was just 62 years old. David leaves behind his wife, Deborah Lee of the family home; five adult children: sons, Jonathan, Andrew, and David J. Vargas; and daughters, Elizabeth (Bernt) Vargas Bodal and Anna (Ryan) Sperry; two adult step-children, Justin (Mary) and Kristi Collier; two sisters, Roxanne Rupar and Judy Kasso; one brother, Doug (Annie) Vargas; stepfather, Harold (Jean) Bell; 11 grandchildren; and many nieces ...