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Ottilie S. “Tillie” Magnotti

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

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.

Howard L. Templin

Howard L. Templin, 94, of Leavenworth, died Saturday Dec. 13, 2014.

Betty L. Cunningham

Betty L. Cunningham, 84, of Wenatchee, died on Dec. 16, 2014.

Pamela L. Titland

Pamela L. Titland, 71, of Orondo, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. Arragements are by Jones & Jones-Betts Funeral Home, Wenatchee.

Robert Gene “Bob” Lawrence

Robert Gene "Bob" Lawrence, 79, a lifelong resident of Peshastin, WA, died Friday, December 12, 2014, at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, WA. He was born on June 9, 1935, to Cecil and Goldie Lawrence in Leavenworth, WA. After graduation in 1955 from Cashmere High School, Bob joined the United States Navy, where he served four years. After leaving the Navy, he earned an AA degree from Wenatchee Valley College.

Lila May (Baldridge) Allen

Lila May (Baldridge) Allen was born on November 30, 1928, in Paoli, OK. She died on December 14, 2014, in her home in East Wenatchee, WA.

Joanne “Jody” Duncan

Joanne "Jody" Duncan passed away on Friday, December 12, 2014, at the age of 80, in East Wenatchee, WA with her husband by her side. She was born in Cashmere, WA to Henry "Hank" Parkins and Harriet (Horey) Parkins on August 30, 1934. Tragically, Jody lost her father at a young age in an accident. In time, her mother met and married Fred Bitle, who was a loving father and grandfather.

Robert Donald Petersen

Robert Donald Petersen was born on June 9, 1950, blessed with a loving heart. He made his appearance in Leavenworth, WA to the delight of his parents and grandparents. He was welcomed with love and open arms. His first home was in Dryden, WA, Valley Cottage Motel, which his father, uncle, and grandfather had built. He enjoyed riding their garden cart with motel guests' children.

Paul Lawrence Neff

On December 4, 2014, Paul Lawrence Neff was called up to heaven by the good Lord to teach the angels how to give hugs, wear bib overalls, grow a sasquatch-style beard, and drink Pendleton. Things he was known to excel at over his lifetime. Heaven gained an extraordinary Father, Grandfather, and Friend! Paul was born on May 13, 1959, to Alois "Louie" and Gertrude "Gertie" (Von Moos) Neff. He was raised in a Swiss family on the Neff Farm, northeast of George, WA. He worked on the family farm his ...

Robert K. “Bob” Weber

Robert K. "Bob" Weber was born 83 years ago in Wenatchee, WA to Quincy, WA pioneers, Henry C. and Henrietta Weber. Bob passed away on December 14, 2014, in Quincy. Bob attended school in Quincy, graduating in 1949. While in school, he played eight-man football and basketball. After graduating from high school, Bob began his 65-year farming career. Bob was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, serving many terms as an Elder.

Darin W. Ecalbarger

Darin W. Ecalbarger, 49, of Wenatchee, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014.

Emerson Tolle

Emerson Tolle, 97, of Wenatchee, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014.

Claudia M. Lindquist

Claudia M. Lindquist, 86, of Wenatchee, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014.

Eyvon Bardwell Craig

Iris Eyvon Craig, 75, of East Wenatchee, WA, passed away on December 11, 2014. She was born on February 27, 1939, in Buffalo Valley, OK to Al and Stella (Pool) Phillips. Eyvon was the youngest of four children. In 1947, the family left the farm in Oklahoma and moved to McFarland, CA. They worked together in agriculture in California and later in Muleshoe and Rawls, TX. As a young girl, she helped pick cotton, hoe weeds, and cut potatoes. She developed a strong work ethic that remained with her throughout ...

Robert Donald Petersen

Robert Donald Petersen, 64, of Wenatchee, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014.

Diana Dolores Miller

Diana Dolores Miller, 67, of East Wenatchee, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014.