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Joel Peters Williams (In Memoriam)

Joel Peter Williams, age 71, passed away due to Melanoma Cancer at 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, August 25, 2015. Joel, one of ten children, whom was born in Yakima, WA on February 8, 1944. He was the fourth child born to James and Myrtle Williams. The family moved to Renton, WA in 1948 when he was four years old. As a young boy, Joel enjoyed working on the family farm feeding the cows, pigs, chickens, and rabbits. He attended elementary school at the Honeydale Elementary in the Renton Highlands. For ...

Gerald Robert Fisk

Gerald Robert Fisk, 77, of Chelan, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015.

Albert ‘Al’ Reymond

Albert “Al” Reymond, 83, of East Wenatchee, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015.

Joel P. Williams

Joel P. Williams, 71, of Yelm and formerly of Chelan, died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015.

Virtus R. (Stub) Welch

Virtus Welch, age 89, passed away August 26, 2015 in Wenatchee, WA. He was born on November 15, 1925 in Bartlett, NE to Lonnie and Charlotte Marker Welch. Virtus moved with his family from NE to WA during the Depression in 1936. He graduated from Arlington, WA H.S. in 1943. He joined the Navy and is a Plank Owner of the USS Henry Tucker, serving during WWII. He returned from the war and married his high school sweetheart, Violet Kirstein in 1947.

Melba Mae Astorquia

Melba Mae Astorquia, 83, of Brewster, WA, passed away at her home on August 22, 2015. Her family surrounded her with love as she went to be with the Lord. Melba was born May 6, 1932, in Leola, AR to Haywood and Viola Gray. She had eight siblings and was the last surviving member of her family...

Fred Arvid Dahl and Billie Dee Dahl

Fred Arvid Dahl, 79, and Billie Dee Dahl, 78, of Wenatchee, WA, both went to be with their Lord and Savior, August 19, 2015. Fred was born May 28, 1936. He attended Cashmere schools, served in the US Army, and after his service, became a boilermaker. Billie was born August 5, 1937...

Charles Pearson

Charles Pearson, age 94, passed away Monday, August 24, 2015, in Bellingham, WA. He was born August 31, 1920, in Pecos, TX. Charles married Daisy Strain in 1941, and served in the US Army as a photographer in Europe during WWII. Charles and Daisy raised their three children in Seattle and Edmonds, and in later years, lived in the mountains near Lake Wenatchee, Anacortes, and Bellingham...

Lorence Richard “Dick” Flynn

With loved ones by his side, Dr. Lorence Richard "Dick" Flynn passed peacefully at home in Kallispell, MT on August 15, 2015. He maintained his ever-optimistic outlook on his ability to recover from his ailments until the final moments of his life. Dick was born to Thomas and Helen Flynn on May 11, 1941, in Kalispell, MT. After graduating from Flathead County High School in 1959, Dick moved to Seattle, WA to pursue a career in dentistry...

Ronald G. Stephenson

Ronald G. Stephenson, 76, a resident of Wenatchee and Cashmere since 1974, has lost his battle with cancer, and has gone to be with his Heavenly Father on August 18, 2015. On October 12, 1938, Ron was born to the late Robert E. and Eule “Reba” (DeBerger) Stephenson at Baxter Springs, KS. Here, he was raised with his brother and sister. He graduated from Baxter Springs High School and then continued on to Pepperdine University to study Theology...

Ramona Christianson Baker

Ramona L. Baker, 95, passed away August 11, 2015 at Hearthstone Cottage. She was born March 11, 1920 on a homestead in Colgan, ND. She was one of eight children born to Clarence and Sophie Christianson on this farm. Ramona married Sherman T. Baker in Montana in 1940. They had three sons while living in Helena, MT...

Marlene A. Moody

Marlene A. Moody, 78, of Wenatchee, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015.

John Einar Peterson

John Einar Peterson, 73, of Leavenworth, died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015.

Marlene A. Moody

Marlene A. Moody, formerly of Westminster, CO, passed away in Wenatchee, WA on August 24, 2015, at the age of 78. Marlene Adeline Amdor was born on July 8, 1937, in Harlowton, MT, the daughter of Franklin Earl Amdor and Cora Mae Hamel. She moved to Billings, MT after her graduation from Harlowton High School in 1955. On February 22, 1957, she married William James Moody, Jr. and they had two children, Michael Jay and Kathryn Ann...

Fred Dahl

Fred Dahl, 79, of Wenatchee, died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015.

Marvin Fenner

Marvin Fenner, 80 of East Wenatchee, died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015.