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Christopher Wayne Taylor

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.

Frank J. Braun

Frank J. Braun, 89, of Wenatchee, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. Arrangements are by Jones & Jones-Betts Funeral Home, Wenatchee.

Anna Marie (Hammons) Shaw

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

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.

June M. Anderson

June M. Anderson, 94, of Wenatchee, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014.

E. Roy Curtis

E. Roy Curtis, 87, of Tonasket, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014.

Arlene Thompson

Arlene Thompson, 74, of Brewster and formerly of Wenatchee, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.

Lorna Wiley

Lorna Wiley, 94, of East Wenatchee, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014.

Leah M. Swindell

Leah M. Swindell, 79, of Wenatchee, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014.

Ronald Ray Appling

Ronald Ray Appling, 48, of Sand Point, Alaska and formerly of Yakima and Quincy, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.

Ralph R. Morse

Ralph R. Morse, 77, of Wenatchee, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014.

Ronald Ray Appling

Ronald Ray Appling was born July 22, 1966, in Tulare, CA to Raymond and Alcenia "Cenie" (Turner) Appling. He passed away on October 22, 2014, in Sand Point, AK, doing what he loved - working on a car. Ron attended grade school in Farmersville and Exeter, CA. The family moved to Quincy, WA in 1979, where he graduated from Quincy High School in 1985. At the age of 16 or 17, Ron started working for Central Chevron in Quincy, where he honed his skills as an auto mechanic.

Juan Guadalupe Martinez

Juan Guadalupe Martinez was lifted to heaven October 25, 2014. He was born in McAllen, TX on September 15, 1945, to Nasario and Santos Martinez. Juan was a migrant worker during his early years. He met Maria Consuelo Flores in 1963, fell in love and they were married in 1964. To his last day, she was the love of his life. In 1964, Juan and Maria started their own family. Juan worked various jobs and continued to improve the home and quality of life he provided for his family. Eventually, ...

John Daniel “Danny” Gebbers

John Daniel "Danny" Gebbers was born October 17, 1930, in Omak, WA, as the only child to John Gebbers and Martha Gamble Gebbers. Danny passed away October 21, 2014, at Central Washington Hospital, following complications from a fall he took during the summer of 2014 wild fires. Danny's grandfather, Dan Gamble, was an early pioneer in the Brewster, WA area, where he helped establish the new town's steamboat landing, the Gamble Hotel, a sawmill known as Gamble Lumber Company, as well as planting the first apple orchards in the local ...

Richard W. “Fig” Ferguson

Richard W. "Fig" Ferguson, age 81, passed away at home on October 25, 2014. He was born November 14, 1932, to George and Carrie (Holbrook) Ferguson in East Wenatchee, WA. He graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1951, and went to work at Yerxa's Floral after graduation. In 1952, he started working at Alcoa, worked his way up to a supervisor, and was later assigned to work in South Carolina, Brazil and Australia until his retirement after 40 years. He married Mildred Koentopp in 1952, and had two daughters; they ...

Leah Mae Swindell

Leah Mae Swindell, age 79, died of cancer Friday, October 24, 2014, at Central Washington Hospital, where she was surrounded and comforted by her loving husband and family. Her grandchildren played and sang her favorite songs to her as she passed gently into heaven. Born May 29, 1935, in Gooding, ID to Jay and Louise Jones, she was one of nine children. Her family relocated to Wenatchee in 1951, as her father found work at Rocky Reach Dam. Leah fell in love and married Richard C. Swindell on July 6, ...