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Kathleen Ann “Kim” Roth

An extended community of family and friends mourns the death of Kathleen Ann "Kim" Roth, age 69. Kim died August 8, 2014, in her own home and on her own terms, surrounded by loved ones toasting her passing and recognizing the gift that was her life. The great tenderness and care Kim received in her last weeks was reflective of her life's achievements. With unmatched zest for genuine human connection and her talent for making people feel valued and appreciated, Kim crafted an intrinsically gracious and contributive life.

Joseph ‘Joe’ Murphy

Joseph “Joe” Murphy, 76, of East Wenatchee, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

Erma Louise Twitchell

Erma Louise Twitchell, 95, of Leavenworth, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

Thomas E. Schmidt

Thomas E. Schmidt, 57, of Wenatchee, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

Donald J. Poirier (In Memoriam)

Donald J. Poirier, 80, of Wenatchee, WA, passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014. Donald J. Poirier was born June 9, 1934, to Felix and Eliza (Charron) Poirier at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Yakima, WA. Don attended Marquette High School and lettered in Football and Basketball. He later entered the Coast Guard and was one of the ship's cooks, as they feasted on King Crab while breaking ships out of the ice, off the coast of Alaska.
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Mary Kathryn Addis

In the early morning of August 2, 2014, one of the brightest lights in Chelan, WA went out. Mary Kay passed away in her sleep and left a great hole in our community and our hearts. Her humor and lively personality will be missed by young and old alike.

Rex Nelson Main

Rex Nelson Main, 98, of Ash, NC, died peacefully Tuesday, August 19, 2014, in the SECU Lower Cape Hear Hospice Care Center, Bolivia, NC. Born in Stokesbury, MO on December 10, 1915, he was one of 11 children of Benjamin Arthur and Bessie Elizabeth (White) Main. He was a retired farmer and was a U.S. Army Veteran, having served in WWII in the European Theater. Mr. Main was baptized in January of 1955 as one of Jehovah's Witnesses, and he will be remembered for his loyalty and dedication to his ...
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Elbert Arnold Hubbard, Sr.

Elbert Arnold Hubbard, Sr., son of pioneer Manson Doctor, I. G. Hubbard, died peacefully at Regency Manor, Chelan, on Monday, August 18, 2014, at 11:30 p.m. Born to Isaac George and Edna Morris Hubbard on June 5, 1914, in Ohlman, IL, he celebrated his 100th birthday this June at the Manson Boat Club, surrounded by family and friends.

Elbert Hubbard Sr.

Elbert Hubbard Sr., 100, of Manson, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.

Jack David Wood

Jack David Wood, 86, of Moses Lake, died Monday, Aug 18, 2014.

Raymond M. Regan

Raymond M. Regan, 83, of Cashmere, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.
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Donald J. Poirier

Donald J. Poirier, 80, of Wenatchee, WA, passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014. Donald J. Poirier was born June 9, 1934, to Felix and Eliza (Charron) Poirier at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Yakima, WA. Don attended Marquette High School and lettered in Football and Basketball. He later entered the Coast Guard and was one of the ship's cooks, as they feasted on King Crab while breaking ships out of the ice, off the coast of Alaska.
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David A. Vargas

The world lost a good man when David A. Vargas, of East Wenatchee, WA, passed away on August 17, 2014, after a brief illness. He was just 62 years old. David leaves behind his wife, Deborah Lee of the family home; five adult children: sons, Jonathan, Andrew, and David J. Vargas; and daughters, Elizabeth (Bernt) Vargas Bodal and Anna (Ryan) Sperry; two adult step-children, Justin (Mary) and Kristi Collier; two sisters, Roxanne Rupar and Judy Kasso; one brother, Doug (Annie) Vargas; stepfather, Harold (Jean) Bell; 11 grandchildren; and many nieces ...
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Dancin’ Don Perry

Dancin' Don Perry took the checkered flag on August 5, 2014. He was 86. Don was best known for his 60+ years of involvement in auto racing. He began at Sea-Tac Raceway and Aurora Speedway and worked his way north to Evergreen Speedway, where he was instrumental in the development of the 5/8 track that brought Nascar to the Northwest. He was lead flagman at Evergreen through the 60's and 70's. He survived getting hit at the track twice and then went on to flag the Northwest Nascar Tour. He ...
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H. Leslie “Les” Carpenter

H. Leslie "Les" Carpenter passed away quietly at home on Saturday, August 16, 2014, in the presence of family and caregivers. He was born on July 30, 1918, to Harry S. and Mary N. Carpenter at Wenatchee, WA. Les attended school in Chelan, WA, graduating Chelan High School in 1937. He attended technical school in aircraft construction in Long Beach, CA, where he then worked for North American Aviation Inc., building P-51 Mustangs and B-25 Bombers throughout the War.

David Anthony Vargas

David Anthony Vargas, 62, of East Wenatchee, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.