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Cherie Louise Ballew

Cherie Louise Ballew, 66, passed away August 26, 2015, after a courageous three and a half year battle with brain cancer. She was born February 27, 1949, to Charles and Elizabeth Silhavy in Bremerton WA, where she grew up with her three sisters, Janice, Charlene and Kathie. She attended Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic School, West Bremerton High School and two years at Olympic College. The family enjoyed spending time at their Seabeck Cabin, which later became the site for many family gatherings and fond memories.

Christine George

Christine George, 48, passed away from Leukemia on August 21, 2015, with her family and friends by her side in East Wenatchee, WA. She was born January 7, 1967, in San Jose, CA to Don and Marie George. The family moved to Omak, WA when Christie was in early elementary school and graduated from Omak High School in 1985. After high school, Christie spent several years apprenticeshipping under her father to be a Certified Real Estate Appraiser in Washington State and afterwards held a thriving appraisal business. Her interests included ...

Richard Joseph Porcella

Richard Joseph Porcella, of Wenatchee, WA, passed away August 9, 2015, due to complications of a stroke at Central Washington Hospital. Richard, 73, was born March 20, 1942, in Seattle, WA to Evelyn Mckinnon and Joseph Porcella Jr. Richard spent the first five of years of his life in Seattle, and the next 13 years growing up in Anchorage, AK, where he graduated from Anchorage High School. Shortly after graduation, he joined the Navy and received a disability retirement. Upon retirement, Richard pursued a career as Merchant Marine Officer. He ...

Gerald “Jerry” R. Fisk

Jerry Fisk passed away on August 27, 2015, from pneumonia after a lengthy battle with MDS. Jerry was 77 years old, but always flew under the radar as acting much younger; he had the drive and energy of a man half his age. He savored every day of his life as if it was a 100 point bottle of wine. Jerry became a connoisseur of fine wines. Collected some, drank many and always shared that special bottle with his friends and family. Jerry and his wife, Sherry, lived in Chelan ...

James Henry Duck

James Henry Duck, 83, of Wenatchee, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.

Joanne Aileen Parker

Joanne Aileen Parker, 82, of Okanogan, died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015.

Martin Jon Sorom

Martin Jon Sorom, beloved son, brother, husband and father died unexpectedly on Monday, August 31, 2015. Martin was born December 7, 1965, at the University of Minnesota Hospital in Minneapolis, MN to Terry and Suzanne Sorom. Martin was named after his maternal great-grandfather Martin John Abraham, and his grandfather Martin John Sorom

Patricia Lou Reynolds

Patricia “Pat” Lou Reynolds, 80, of Wenatchee, WA passed into Gods hands from Alzheimer’s disease on September 1, 2015. Patricia Lou Reynolds was born on June 25, 1935, in Thurman, IA to Gordon and Francis (Claiborne) Luffman. At the age of six months, Pat moved from Iowa, and settled in a small town in Woodburn, OR with her mother, father, and sister, Caroline

Lillian Elvira (Brost) Heinrich

Lillian Elvira (Brost) Heinrich, 100, died Saturday August 29, 2015, at Colonial Vista in Wenatchee. Lillian was born on August 13, 1915 at Kulm, North Dakota where she was raised and received her 8th grade education. In 1943, she came to Washington State where she worked at the Peshastin Box Factory and at various packing sheds where she met John Heinrich.

Patricia L. Reynolds

Patricia L. Reynolds, 80, of Leavenworth, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.

Martin Jon Sorom

Martin Jon Sorom, 49, of Wenatchee, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2015.

June Velma Sears

June Velma Sears, 86, Wenatchee resident, passed away on August 27, 2015. On March 1, 1929, in Wenatchee, WA, the late Joseph and Zella (Stalder) Todd welcomed to their family a daughter, June Sears. June's early life was spent in the Wenatchee Valley until junior high, when her father gained employment as an electrician at Grand Coulee Dam, and the family moved to Electric City. She attended schools in Grand Coulee and was active in her high school as the Head Majorette, student government, and Princess in 1947, which she ...

George Young Franklin

George Young Franklin, 81, of Cashmere, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015.

Robert L. Taylor Jr.

Robert L. Taylor Jr., 55, of Moses Lake, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015.

Marion K. Smith

Marion K. Smith, 75, of East Wenatchee, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015.

James Bender

James Bender, 38, of Rock Island, died Monday Aug. 31, 2015.

Flavio Tovar-Pulido

Flavio Tovar-Pulido, 44, of Cashmere, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2015.