Elizabeth Miller passed away peacefully at Colonial Vista in Wenatchee, WA surrounded by her family on June 20, 2015. Beth was born June 29, 1916, to Marie and John Peter "JP" Weimerskirch at Mansfield, WA. She was nine days short of her 99th birthday, when she passed. She was the only daughter of John Peter and Marie, and the third child in her immediate family. Beth's siblings include Mike, Willy, and Gene Weimerskirch.
Lorene Evelyn Goehner-Bischoff was born on November 21, 1924, in Dryden, WA. Her aunt, Emma Radach, served as midwife and she was delivered in her parent's home. Lorene's life on earth came to a close on June 20, 2015. She is now with her Lord and Savior.
Evorine Beal experienced a heavenly reunion on June 18, 2015. She was known to her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren simply as "Oma". Evorine was born to Oran and Betty Lou (Meers) Baggett on November 1, 1928, in Beaumont, TX. Evorine was as special as her name, which was uniquely given to her by her parents, who saw it in the newspaper, but who didn't know it was a typo.
Verle was born at home in Carmen, OK, to H. Harold and Florain (Mitchell) Helsel, the eldest son of a Free Methodist minister. He worked many summers on his grandparents' farm in Oklahoma, which instilled in him a love for growing things and a work ethic that served him well all his life. At age 15, he left home to attend Central Academy and College (now Central Christian College) in McPherson, KS.
Betty Lee (McCollum) Tasker, of Peshastin, WA, firstborn child of Walter and Reva (Granger) McCollum, arrived on June 6, 1941 and died at her home on June 27, 2015, with her family by her side. Her first home was the State Highway camp on Stevens Pass. Betty received her education from the Leavenworth school system and after graduating, she worked at the Leavenworth hospital, where she enjoyed the work and her co-workers.
Todd A. Copeland passed suddenly at his home in Pittsburgh, PA, on Monday, June 22, 2015. Todd was born in Wenatchee, WA in 1968 and graduated from the Eastmont School District. While serving with the Navy during Desert Storm, he met the love of his life, Dana. After serving, he and Dana moved to Pittsburgh, where he earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Pittsburgh.
A Graveside Memorial will be held at the Entiat Cemetery at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 11, 2015. Following the Memorial, a potluck is planned at 11:00 a.m. at the picnic shelter in the Entiat City Park.
Maxine Elizabeth Zirbel was born April 16, 1945 and died June 27, 2015. Micki was a longtime resident of Leavenworth and had many good friends here. She was a volunteer at many local charities and enjoyed every one of them.
Kathleen "Casey" Anderson, 68, was suddenly and unexpectedly taken from us on June 28, 2015. She passed away surrounded by her family, and all of their love. She was born on April 4, 1947 to Gladys and Arthur Siebens in Portland, Oregon, where she and her big sister Pam were raised in the home their father built. She graduated from Madison High School in 1966.