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Maynard C. Bollinger

Maynard C. Bollinger, 73, of Wenatchee, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014.

Clara G. Probst

Clara G. Probst, of Wenatchee, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014.

Richard Lowell Smith

Beloved husband, father and grandfather, Richard Lowell Smith, was born January 2, 1925, in Aberdeen, WA, where he was raised. He passed away January 20, 2014, in Wenatchee, WA. Richard was in the Army Air Force as a teletype operator. He worked at Alcoa in Wenatchee, at Aberdeen Plywood as a speed sander, at the Olympia Post Office as a clerk, and many other jobs. After retiring in 1988, they moved to Wenatchee, where Richard worked at the Red Lion to stay busy, receiving several awards.

Mildred C. Tomlinson

Mildred C. Tomlinson, 90, of East Wenatchee, WA, passed away peacefully Monday, November 24, 2014, at the extended care facility in which she was residing. Mildred was born in Wagner, SC on November 22, 1924. Mildred graduated Valedictorian of her class in 1941 from Wagner High School. Following graduation, she moved to Fort Benning, GA to work as a military chauffeur during World War II. While working as a chauffeur, she met and fell in love with Private Ralph Tomlinson. The two married January 1, 1944.

Norman Edward Olsen

Norman was born on December 20, 1934, in Longview, WA to William Olsen and Jessie (King) Olsen. His family lived in Longview, WA, Rainier, OR, then eventually moved to Cannon Beach, OR. Norman served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Bay Field APA-33 during the Korean War. In 1964, he met and married Catherine Utsler in Wenatchee, WA. They had three daughters.

Gordon Fredrick Miller

Gordon Fredrick Miller died November 18, 2014, at Mountain Meadows Assisted Living in Leavenworth, WA, surrounded by family and friends. He was born January 3, 1941, in Wenatchee, WA, to Fred and Mollie Miller. He grew up in Dryden, WA, attended grade school in Dryden and graduated from Peshastin-Dryden High School in 1959. He attended the First Congregational Church of Dryden as a youth and completed Catechism to become a church member.

Geneva M. Riddle

Geneva M. Riddle, 93, of Wenatchee, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014.

Norman E. Olsen

Norman E. Olsen, 79, of Wenatchee, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014.

Robert M. Ball

Robert M. Ball, 82, passed away November 23, 2014 after a long illness. Bob was an accountant and longtime resident of Wenatchee, WA.

Cindy Kaye Goudge

On November 20, 2014, the Lord took Cindy Kaye Goudge home after a sudden battle of pancreatic cancer that metastasized into the liver. She was born to Jerry Keith Goudge (passed July 2012) and Barbara Jean Rieken (passed Mother's Day 2000). Cindy was born in Spokane, WA on July 25, 1961. She was the youngest of four children born to Jerry and Barbara, including her brother, Mark H. Goudge, and sisters, Carolyn Lynn and Janeen Lee. The family moved to Bountiful, UT, and then Salt Lake City, UT, where Cindy ...

Douglas K. Harris

Douglas K. Harris, 81, passed away on November 17, 2014, at Life Care Richland with family and friends by his side. He was born on June 10, 1933, in South Ray, OK, to Sam and Alta Harris, the fifth of nine children. His family moved to Omak, WA in 1946, searching for jobs as so many others did at that time. Life was hard and money was scarce. The family moved in an old truck, taking several days to travel the miles, eating and sleeping by the side of the ...

Donald Eugene Simmons, M.D.

Donald Eugene Simmons passed peacefully on Saturday, November 22, 2014, in Yucaipa, CA, surrounded by his family. Don was born on June 18, 1945, in Wenatchee, WA to Don and Irene (Zimbelman) Simmons, while his father was serving in the Pacific Theater during WWII. Don grew up in Quincy and graduated from Quincy High School with honors in 1963. He then attended Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, where he graduated in 1967. Immediately upon graduation, he attended the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, graduating with his Medical ...

Charles R. Bailey

Charles R. Bailey, 83, of East Wenatchee, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.

Jim Whitman

Jim Whitman, 57, of East Wenatchee, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014.

Mildred Tomlinson

Mildred Tomlinson, 90, of East Wenatchee, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014.

James M. Spence

James M. Spence, 88, of Wenatchee, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014.