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Stacy Hamilton

Stacy passed away peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior on April 18, 2015, at her home in East Wenatchee. Stacy was born to William and Minnie Wells in Kentucky.

Earnesteen Alta (Dickerson) Burleson

"To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord." ~ 2 Corinthians 5:8 On Tuesday, April 14, 2015, Earnesteen "Ernie" Burleson, age 90, of Cashmere, WA, left her family for a time and entered into the gates of glory. Earnesteen was born on May 23, 1924, to Marie (Wood) and Evert Dickerson in Norfork, AR. She had one brother, Seth, who was 18 months older. When Earnesteen was six months old, her father died in a hunting accident. At age five, her mother died of pneumonia. ...

Kenneth Allen Hughett

Kenneth Allen Hughett, 63, of Chelan, died Thursday, April 16, 2015.

Gloria M. Potter

Gloria (Dutro) Potter was born June 2, 1932, the second daughter of George and Alta Dutro of Karval, CO. Her first five years of school were at Prairie Grove, a one-room schoolhouse of eight grades, ten miles east of Karval. Her sixth year was in Karval when the schools consolidated. She then spent her remaining school years at Hugo Public School. In 1949, she met and married Bob Williams of Cashmere, WA. Children born to this union were Nick, Vicki, Peggy, Becky and Wendy. The family lived in Wenatchee, WA, ...

Dorothy May (Thresher) Newton

Dorothy was born February 3, 1924, to Francis and Nell (Yarrow) VanBrocklin in Leavenworth, WA. She passed away April 15, 2015. She graduated from Leavenworth High School in 1941, and attended one year at Washington State University. Dorothy then went to the Spokane Air Depot to serve the war effort as a Chief Clerk in the Civil Service. She was first assigned to the Parachute Division and then put in charge of the Bombsite Department office, under the command of Capt. Curtis Thresher, whom she married in 1944.

Mildred Lucille Greedy

Millie was born October 30, 1919, in Farragut, IA to Lee and Blanche Roscoe. She passed away at the age of 95 on April 1, 2015, in Wenatchee, WA. She married Richard Greedy on April 7, 1947, in Shenandoah, IA. Together they farmed in Iowa, until moving to Wenatchee in 1956. They were married for almost 53 years, until his passing in 2009. She was an active member in St. Joseph's Catholic Church and an avid volunteer in the Wenatchee area.

Ernest Stanley Chase

Ernest Stanley Chase, 88, of East Wenatchee, died Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

Robin R. Farley

Robin R. Farley passed away peacefully, where she resided in Billings, MT, April 14, 2015. She was born June 24, 1960, in Appleton, MN to Robert and Trudy Pauli. Robin graduated from Chelan High School in 1978 and married Joe Farley in Chelan, December 5, 1981. They made their home in Washington State, until moving to Montana in 2007.

Sony Penaranda Johnson

Sony Penaranda Johnson, born in the Philippines under the name Azucena Peruel Penaranda, has now gone to be with her Lord Jesus and late husband, Orville E. Johnson. She was 71 years of age and passed away just prior to her 72nd birthday. Sony attained a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry from the University of San Agustin and later became a registered charge nurse in the United States. Upon retirement, Sony opened the Oriental Market and enjoyed her years engaged with the Wenatchee community.

John “Johnny” Franklin Cox

John "Johnny" Franklin Cox passed away peacefully into the arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April 10, 2015, in East Wenatchee, WA. John was born March 15, 1950, to Glen Savelle Cox (deceased) and Carol Irene Hedding (deceased). He attended school in Entiat, WA and Oroville, WA, where he graduated from high school in May, 1968.

Edith Gertrude Sackett

Edith Gertrude Sackett, 98, of Brewster and formerly of Tonasket, died Thursday, April 16, 2015.

Gordon L. Reece Sr.

Gordon L. Reece Sr., husband, father and grandfather, passed away at his home at Regency Manor in Chelan, WA on April 13, 2015, at age 83. Gordon was born in Seattle, WA to John Reece and Velma Fairchild-Reece. Spending his formative years in North Seattle, he and his wife, Deloris, owned and operated the Town and Country Restaurant from 1960 to 1966...

Ernest Stanley Chase

Ernest Stanley Chase, of East Wenatchee, WA, was called home to be with Jesus on April 15, 2015. He was born October 2, 1926, in Stites, ID to Stanley and Goldie Chase. He attended school in Stites, Craigmont and Lapwai, ID. He attended one year at Northern Idaho College. Then, he joined the Army in 1946 and was honorably discharged in 1947. He raised his children on a farm, and after retiring from farming, he worked for Idaho County...

Lucille I. McAnally

Lucille I. McAnally, 92, of Wenatchee, died Friday, April 10, 2015.