Edna Lucille Taylor, of Okanogan, WA, passed away on September 19, 2014, at the age of 61, at home with her husband of 33 years by her side. Edna was born in Puyallup, WA on December 12, 1952, to Alferd Oliver and Lucille Knowles. On August 15, 1981, she married William A. Taylor and they combined their two families to form one big clan that consists of 11 children. In 1987, Edna and Bill moved from Leavenworth, WA to Okanogan, WA and she started working at The Caribou.
Marie Antonette "Nettie" Hannum, age 95, passed away September 14, 2014, in Spokane Valley, WA. She was born August 8, 1919, in Dupree, SD to John Anton and Josephine (Docekal) Pop. She graduated from Dupree High School in 1937. She was working as a telephone switchboard operator when she met and was married to H.C. Hannum in 1938. They moved to Washington State in 1942 and to Bridgeport/Brewster, WA in 1950, where they raised their five children.
Matthew Griffith, 44 years old, passed away on September 18, 2014, at his home in Covington, WA, surrounded by family, after losing his courageous battle with cancer. Matt was the youngest of three children born to Jim and Ruth Griffith on June 16, 1970, in Chelan, WA. He attended Manson Schools from Kindergarten to 12th grade. Matt was a good student who participated in extra curricular activities, including FFA, band, baseball, football, and managing the basketball team.
Orlen Duiane "Bud" Wannschaff, 79, resided in Cashmere, WA since 1958. Bud went home to be with the Lord on September 16, 2014, at home, surrounded by family and friends. He was born on September 26, 1934, in Gillette, WY to Jean and Elinor Wannschaff. At the age of 16, he went into the Navy. He served as a Mount Captain aboard the U.S.S. Eversole D.D. 789. His first combat duty was at Wonson Harbor, Korea.
At age 80, Al passed peacefully on September 12, 2014, at home. He was born to George and Juanita Johnson in Madison, SD. He was raised in Wenatchee, WA. Al was a Vietnam Veteran and had been stationed in multiple cities throughout the U.S. He was a member of Combat Veterans International, Chapter 2 in Wenatchee. He loved riding, but most of all he loved his Harley.
On September 15, 2014, the Lord suddenly took Marc Davelaar home. He was born May 24, 1954, in Ephrata, WA to George and Lois Davelaar. The family moved to Pateros, WA, lived there for several years and then moved to Twisp, WA. He graduated from Twisp High School and attended Wenatchee Valley College, where he graduated with an AA degree. He returned to the Methow Valley and worked at the family auto parts store and eventually opened his auto repair shop. Sometime later, he worked for the Tice Ranch and ...
Gordon A. Jackson, 51, of Moses Lake, WA and formerly of Wenatchee, WA, was welcomed into the great beyond by his son, Brandon Lee Jackson, on July 18, 2014. Gordon had a long session of brain cancer, undergoing surgeries and all the chemo treatments that were available for him. He was born March 7, 1963, to Gerald "Jerry" and Doris (Noltensmeyer) Jackson at St. Anthony's Hospital in Wenatchee.
On September 15, 2014, the Lord suddenly took Marc Davelaar home. He was born May 24, 1954, in Ephrata, WA to George and Lois Davelaar. The family moved to Pateros, WA, lived there for several years and then moved to Twisp, WA. He graduated from Twisp High School and attended Wenatchee Valley College, where he graduated with an AA degree. He returned to the Methow Valley and worked at the family auto parts store and eventually opened his auto repair shop.
Grace L. Hinthorne, a longtime resident of Leavenworth, WA, died September 17, 2014, at the age of 93. She was born July 5, 1921, in Portland, OR, to Charles C. and Lua E. Cree. She grew up near Skamania, WA. In 1940, Grace graduated from Stevenson High School in Stevenson, WA. On August 17, 1940, Grace married Royal A. Hinthorne of Leavenworth, WA. During the War years, they lived in Auburn, WA. Son, Chuck, was born in 1942, and son, Mike, in 1943. In 1946, the family moved to Eagle ...