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Haven Eric Buob (In Memoriam)

Haven Eric Buob, 84, a third generation wheat farmer, finished his earthly life and went to be with the Lord on August 25, 2014. The youngest of five children, he was born on March 22, 1930, in Coulee City, WA to John William and Ethel Mary (McReynolds) Buob.

Haven Eric Buob

Haven Eric Buob, 84, a third generation wheat farmer, finished his earthly life and went to be with the Lord on August 25, 2014. The youngest of five children, he was born on March 22, 1930, in Coulee City, WA to John William and Ethel Mary (McReynolds) Buob.

Donald Eugene Gaston

Donald Eugene Gaston, a longtime Wenatchee Valley resident, joined his heavenly father on the morning of August 21, 2014. He was greeted by his father, Roy Gaston; mother, Iva (Billingsly) Gaston; brother, Neal; sister, Geneva; his sons, Mike and Gary; niece, Loretta; nephew, Rickie; and the mother of his children, Berniece May Petersen.

Dennis Jay White

Dennis Jay White, 67, of East Wenatchee, WA and a lifelong Wenatchee Valley resident, passed away at his home on Sunday, August 24, 2014, following an extended illness. He was born on December 23, 1946, in Wenatchee, WA, to Jake and Fay (Dillard) White. Dennis was raised in Wenatchee and graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1965. He went to work at Alcoa until entering the U.S. Army in 1969.

Sarah Lynn Underwood

Sarah Lynn Underwood, 18, passed away on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. She was born on March 16, 1996, in Brewster, WA to Tom and Sonia Underwood. She attended school in Wenatchee and would have been a senior this year at Eastmont. Sarah loved the outdoors, going fishing, hiking and boating on Lake Chelan. Her inspiration in life was to become a Forest Ranger and work in the outdoors.

Blanche L. Brown

Blanche L. Brown, 98, passed away on Monday, August 25, 2014, in Vancouver, WA. She was born on August 18, 1916 in Stockdale, TX to David and Ada (Harrison) Whitten. She moved to Wenatchee, WA when she was 23 years old. She worked for Speidel's Department Store in East Wenatchee as a Sales Clerk for many years.

Richard Gene Lehrman

Richard Gene Lehrman was born in Shelby, MT on November 30, 1944, to Elmer and Charlene Lehrman. At the age of 15, Richard went to work on various ranches in Montana and married the love of his life, Trudy Ilene Hager. They worked hard as a team and soon owned their own ranch in Montana. In the late 1980's, they got out of ranching and took on a Janitorial business in Yakima, WA and later moved to Rock Island, WA to grow their business.

Amador “Mayo” Castro Jr.

Amador "Mayo" Castro Jr., 62, of Soap Lake, WA, passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014. He had worked in maintenance in the agriculture industry.

Doreen Casandra “Cassy” Hanson

"Wonderful: Inspiring delight, pleasure, or admiration; extremely good; marvelous." This was Cassy Hanson. Doreen Casandra Hanson (Petersen) was born on April 28, 1960, in Rice Lake, WI, to Edgar and Colleen Hanson. She grew up in Salem, OR with her siblings, Cindy Chiaravalle, Erika Anderson, and Jeffrey Hanson. In August of 1982, Cassy married an apple rancher, Douglas Petersen, and moved to the beautiful Entiat Valley, located in Central Washington, and was later blessed with three children, Jordan, Elizabeth, and Jacob. During her years in Entiat, Cassy gained a passion ...

Erma Louise Twitchell

Our cherished mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to everyone, Erma Louise Twitchell, 95, surrounded by her family, passed away on August 20, 2014, at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, WA. Born to Henry and Catherine Schmick in Endicott, WA on November 17, 1918, Erma joined two older sisters, Eva and Alice. A brother, Byron, died at age one in 1908. When Erma was two and a half, her mother died of typhoid fever and, shortly after her father's remarriage, Erma was taken to live with her mother's sister, Matilda Klaveano, ...

Fred William Cook

Fred William Cook was born in Tonasket, WA on November 7, 1960, to Howard P. Cook and Eva B. Spangler. Fred was known by many names: "Uncle Fred", "Freddie Crocker", "Fast Freddie", and "Freddie the Toolman" to name a few. He WAS a one-of-a-kind guy. Fred made fun happen, from what we called Okanogan-style golf (from our yard into the orchards), to always having something with wheels for our kids and many other kids to play and ride on when at our house, to making bows and arrows out of ...

Richard Gene Lehrman

Richard Gene Lehrman, 69, of Rock Island, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.

Donald E. Gaston

Donald E. Gaston, 82, of Cashmere, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.