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Margie L. Mayfield

Margie L. Mayfield, 75, of Dryden, WA, and lifelong Wenatchee Valley resident, passed away at Highgate Cottage, in Wenatchee, WA, on Thursday, October 1, 2015, following an extended illness. She was born on June 29, 1940, in Cashmere, WA to the late Graham and Helen (Day) Caudle. She was raised in Cashmere and attended school, graduating with the Class of 1958. Margie met Jim W. Mayfield, and they were married on August 8, 1958, in Cashmere. They made their first home together in Dryden, WA. In 1966, they moved to ...

Jean (Akers) Johnson

Jean (Akers) Johnson, 85, of Rock Island, WA, passed away on September 27, 2015, at home, surrounded by her family. She was born in Snohomish, WA on June 30, 1930. Her family settled in Curlew, WA, when she was in the third grade. Jean and her twin brother, Frank Akers, loved to ride horses and go deer hunting together.

Thomas P. Konicke, M.D.

Thomas P. Konicke, M.D., 75, beloved father and grandfather, passed away peacefully in his home after a long illness on September 29, 2015. Dr. Konicke was born in Hobart, IN, to Stanley and Agnes Konicke. He graduated from Lew Wallace High School in Gary, IN, received a BA in Chemistry, a MS in Pathology and his M.D. from Indiana University and interned at Iowa Methodist Hospital. Tom also served our country as an Army Captain at Ft. Gordon, GA.

Donna (Low) Heinrich

Donna (Low) Heinrich beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away on September 30, 2015, at the age of 70, in Wenatchee, WA. Donna is survived by her husband, Larry Heinrich of Wenatchee, WA; daughter, Sheri (Bryan) Gorne; and grandsons, Bryce and Kyler of Anchorage, AK; son, Todd (Julie) Heinrich of Deer Park, WA; brothers, Pat Garvey, Jeff Garvey and Jim Low. She is preceded in death by her father, Ralph; mother, Irma; and brothers, Gary and Dick. In lieu of flowers, we ask that you take a moment to hug ...

Elva Jean Johnson

Elva Jean Johnson, 85, of Rock Island, died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015.

Margie L. Mayfield

Margie L. Mayfield, 75, of Dryden and formerly of Cashmere, died Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015.

Colleen Ruth Melton

Colleen Ruth Melton, 83, of East Wenatchee, died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015.

Merland W. Grieb

Merland W. Grieb, 95, of Wenatchee, died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015.

Larry Alvin Hightower

Larry Alvin Hightower passed away peacefully on September 24, 2015, at the Hospice House in Kennewick, WA. Larry was born in Batesville, AR on May 27, 1947, to Arthur and Mary Hightower. After attending high school, Larry moved with his family to Washington State in 1967. Larry married the love of his life, Laura Poston on June 9, 1972, and pursued a career as a truck driver.

Willard Kimberlin “Kim” Miller

Kim, age 75, lost his battle with prostate cancer on September 9, 2015. He fought a good fight and the family is so thankful for the support of Home Hospice. Kim had all of his family near his side during the final days. An additional thanks to his niece, Amy Fischer, and sister-in-law, Jonnie Kae Smith, for the extra care of Kim in the end. Kim was born on September 30, 1940, to Dr. Claude and Amy Miller in Wenatchee, WA...

Shirley Ann Rice

In loving memory of Shirley Ann Rice, born December 29, 1935, to Benjamin and Virginia Green in Tacoma, WA. She went home to be with Jesus on September 28,2015...

James “Fitz” F. Fitzgerald

James "Fitz" F. Fitzgerald passed away September 24, 2015, after an extended illness. James graduated from Brewster High School in 1974. James was a member of the Pile Drivers Union local 2396. He loved building bridges and high rise buildings, and he felt his work was important...

Elizabeth A. ‘Betty’ Carter

Elizabeth A. “Betty” Carter, 90, of Wenatchee and formerly of East Wenatchee, died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015.

John ‘Dave’ Certain

John “Dave” Certain, 77, of Tonasket and formerly of Wenatchee, died Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015.

Gerald “Jerry” Baker

Jerry Baker, of East Wenatchee, WA, passed away on September 24, 2015, at the age of 71. Jerry grew up in West Seattle, WA, eventually becoming a stand out athlete in both football and baseball for West Seattle High School. Following graduation, he attended Washington State University, receiving scholarships for both football and baseball. He then continued his pitching career with a New York Yankee farm team in Sarasota, FL...

Sharon L. Turner

Sharon L. Turner, 51, passed away on Friday, September 25, 2015. She was born on September 11, 1964, in Wenatchee, WA to Walter and Cora Turner. She worked for Accor Manufacturing Company in East Wenatchee for several years and then a canning company...

Doris May (Peach) Dutton

Doris passed away, at the age of 96, in Seattle, WA, after a very full life. Married to Dr. Robert E. Dutton for 67 years until he died in 2008, she had two daughters, four granddaughters, and two great-grandchildren. She never forgot her struggles as a child growing up in the Depression years, and throughout her life she carried a sense of gratitude, responsibility and courage. Her wit in card games and her love of sports, especially golf, filled her life with friends and fun times with family...