Betty Lou (Ellis) Cunningham, 84, a hands on family member, devoted to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, was not alone when she made her journey home, to be with her Lord, on December 16, 2014; she was surrounded by her family. She was born on February 7, 1930, in Charleston, WV to the late Richard and Maxine Ellis. After moving to East Wenatchee in 1988, Betty was able to take her hobby of crafting a step further and open a craft store, "Country Fair", located in both Valley Malls.
Ponhee A. Whaley, 92, a resident of Wenatchee, WA and a longtime resident of the upper Wenatchee Valley, died Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at Maple Lodge Adult Family Home. Ponhee was born on February 27, 1922, to Milas and Nancy (Smelcer) Green at Sevier County, Tennessee, where she was raised and received her early education. She married Dewey Whaley on November 5, 1938, at Pittman Center, TN and they made their first home in the Sevierville area. In December of 1942, they came west to Leavenworth, WA.
Bruce Edwin Graham passed away on December 6, 2014, after a long illness, following complications from a stroke. He had many accomplishments, but he was probably most proud of his 30 years as an industrial arts teacher, mostly metal shop, for Wenatchee High School. He taught hundreds of students and provided the foundation for many successful careers.
Melbourne "Meb" Morris, of Omak, WA, passed away at Park Place Rest Home as a result of several strokes on December 16, 2014. Meb was born to Harley and Myrtle Morris of Okanogan, WA on October 28, 1925, in Benton City, WA. Meb went to school at Cameron Lake through the eighth grade and graduated from Okanogan High School in 1942 with honors. He served in the U.S. Army at Fort Benning, GA and was discharged with the rank of Corporal. Meb worked as a rancher most of his life ...
Our Mom, Oma, Oma-ma, Aunt, Sister, and Friend, Ottilie Magnotti, left her earthly body at home, at the age of 87, on December 11, 2014, surrounded by loving family. Ottilie was born to Otto H. Siegrist and Anna Baier Siegrist on May 23, 1927, in Berkach, Germany. She was honored to be naturalized as a United States citizen in 1949. Ottilie's childhood and early to mid-adulthood were spent in New Jersey.
Pamela L. "Pam" Titland was born June 11, 1943, and passed away peacefully on December 15, 2014, after a long battle with illness. She was born in Seattle and moved eight years ago to the Wenatchee, WA area. Orondo was her home. Pam worked for the Seattle PI newspaper, Union Pacific Railroad, Pioneer Manufacturing in Arlington, WA and Quantum Windows and Doors in Everett, WA.