Wilhelm G. "Bill" Dahmen, was born in Duisburg, Germany. At age 17, he met his wife, Christel. Four years later, they emigrated to Canada and after three years, moved to the USA and became U.S. Citizens. Bill was in the electrical trade most of his adult life. He retired from Boeing after 30 years, and both he and Christel moved to East Wenatchee 16 years ago.
Robert L. "Bob" Duffy, 84, passed away peacefully at home after a long battle with heart and lung disease. He was born October 3, 1930, in Wenatchee, WA to William L. and Marguerite "Babe" (Schille) Duffy. He attended local schools and, at the age of 17, enlisted in the Navy. He served aboard the USS Alshain, was stationed at Sand Point Naval Air Station, Moffett Field Naval Air Station, California and, during the Korean War, served aboard the USS Antietam, an aircraft carrier, where he worked on the flight deck ...
Dorothy May Kristek, 93, passed away on August 11, 2014, at a Seattle area hospital, after a short illness. Dorothy was born in Odessa, WA to Fred and Lena (Weber) Reiman on May 16, 1921. When she was very young, the family moved from Odessa and settled in Dryden, WA. It was there that she spent the remainder of her childhood years, growing up with her siblings, cousins and friends.
Michael "Chief" Harris passed away October 10, 2014. Michael was born in Gladewater, TX to Homer C. and Ida Lee Harris. After the death of his parents, he was raised by his grandmother, R.L. Raines in Walters, OK. After graduation, Michael enlisted in the Navy. His time aboard the USS Kittyhawk was where he earned many promotions and honors. He retired from the Navy after 20 years of service.
Glenn Joseph Gott, age 56, passed away on October 13, 2014, in Wenatchee, WA. Glenn lived his life traveling like the wind. Glenn's travels took him to Alaska, Colorado and all over Washington state looking for a river to fish, field or hills to hunt, or just enjoy the beauty of the land. He would be at your door and, before you knew it, he was on his way, traveling in whichever direction that wind took him, searching for his next adventure.
John was born January 13, 1961, to Mary (Nan) and Fred (Sam) Hayner in Burien, WA. He was the second of three children (Christie Hayner, and Nick Hayner, both of Omak, WA). The family moved to Omak, WA in 1969. John graduated from Omak High School in 1980. In 1982, he decided to join the U.S. Navy. He married the love of his life, Laura (Randall) in 1983.
Randy Felton peacefully passed away and joined our Lord and Savior on October 14, 2014, after a courageous battle with diabetes. He was at home surrounded by his loving family at the time of his passing. He was born September 9, 1953, to Kenneth and Dorothy Felton in Rogersville, MO.
Raymond Downey Quintasket was born on January 22, 1947, to Charlie and Etta Quintasket in Seattle, WA. He later said that was the reason they called it King County. Raymond joined his brothers, Ronnie, Leonard, and Larry, and sister, Darlene. His brother, Phillip, would join them four years later.
Noella E. Crites passed away on September 27, 2014, in Wenatchee, WA. She was 79. Mrs. Crites was born on March 2, 1935, in Red Lake Falls, MN to her parents, Noel J. Yelle and Edith McFarland. She moved to Wenatchee during her childhood. She married her husband, Harrold Crites in 1953. The Crites' moved a few times before settling in Malaga, WA, where they spent the remainder of their lives together.
Wesley Burtch Dickson, 89, passed away at home in Port Townsend, WA, on October 2, 2014. Surrounded by family members, he left with a smile on his face. Wes was born March 21, 1925, to Audrey and Warren Dickson in Yakima, WA, in the hospital owned by his grandmother. Wes and his three older siblings, Pete, Pat and Dolores, grew up in Okanogan, WA. As a paperboy for the Spokesman Review, Wes won a trip to Victoria, BC, where he was awarded a stay at the Empress Hotel - a ...
Evelyn B. Marr, 96, of Wenatchee, WA, passed away on Monday, October 13, 2014, in Wenatchee. She was born on April 28, 1918, in Wenatchee to James and Elsie (Somerville) Jensen. She graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1936, and attended Wenatchee Business College. Evelyn was a bookkeeper for Douglas County Auditor's Office in Waterville for several years. On August 24, 1941, she married Stanley E. Marr in Wenatchee.