Dixie Ferne (West) Parkins passed away peacefully on October 29, 2014, at the age of 96. She was dearly loved by her family and friends and will always be remembered for her deep kindness, her witty personality, her stubborn independence, and her undying loyalty.
Billie Irene Shriver passed away on October 22, 2014, at the age of 77, ending her battle with COPD. Billie was a strong spirited person and fought hard the past ten years to overcome cancer, as well as kidney disease. She was a cancer survivor. She was an inspiration to stay strong, even in times of illness and when faced with challenges. Billie was born in Paul's Valley, OK on November 27, 1936, to Arlis Ambrose Jones and Ruby Ersie (Hall) Jones.
Jean (Riske Stuber) Sauer died Monday, October 27, 2014, at the age of 74. She struggled with Alzheimer's for several years and, in the end, succumbed to pneumonia. She died peacefully in Leavenworth, WA at Mountain Meadows Memory Care Unit surrounded by family. She had a great enthusiasm for life, was a craftsman and an artist, and had a warm, welcoming nature. She was beloved by her family and many friends.
Ryan, 37, is survived by parents, James Choate and Connie and Greg Blum; sisters, Trista and Jeff Chilson, and Candice and Marcus Winston; brother, Daryl McCoy; granddad, Clarence Moon; and numerous aunts and uncles. He was a "favorite" cousin to numerous cousins; and was Uncle to Noah, Ben, Katie and Preston. Member of IBEW local 191.
Christopher Wayne Taylor, 38, left us Tuesday, October 21, 2014. Chris, as most people called him, was born June 26, 1976, in Spokane, WA. Chris worked in Carpentry. He liked to read and write, enjoyed the outdoors and was passionate in his last years in his faith with Jesus. His presence will always be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Anna Marie Shaw, 78, of Brewster, WA, left this earth peacefully, at her home surrounded by her loved ones on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. She was born Anna Marie Hammons on April 23, 1936, to Charles and Eula May Hammons in Red Mesa, CO. Anna, one of ten children, migrated with her family in 1942 to the Brewster area, where she remained a lifelong resident. Anna attended school in Brewster. In 1953, Anna married the love of her life, A. Jackson "Jack" Shaw.
Cathy Ann Burdick was born in Bellingham, WA on April 23, 1958, and spent her school days in Wenatchee, WA, graduating in 1976 from Wenatchee High School. Upon graduation, she moved to Sacramento, CA, where she received her degree in graphic design, then moving to Seattle, WA to work for Boeing. Cathy lived life to the fullest.