Eldon Ray Richardson passed away, at the age of 70, at his home near Stevens Pass, surrounded by his family, best friend, Jim Kvalvik, and his beloved dog, "Baby Girl" on Saturday morning, October 4, 2014. He was born and raised in Mitchell, SD on November 27, 1943. After attending school, in 1963 he enlisted into the Army for basic training and advanced to the 82nd Airborne division.
Patricia Mae Krell, age 84, of Manson, WA, passed away in Kenmore, WA, on September 26, 2014. Pat was born in St. Helens, OR on October 18, 1929. She was married to Robert Krell on May 14, 1949; they were married 65 years. Pat worked as an Assistant Administrator for North Valley Hospital in Tonasket, WA for over 30 years. She enjoyed gardening, walking, numerous crafts, family activities and, especially, her grandchildren.
God presented Ray to his people here as their shepherd and he cared for them with a true heart and led them with skillful hands. (Paraphrase, Psalm 78:72) "May the Lord bless you and keep you, the Lord make his face to shine upon you and to be tender and gracious unto you. The Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace."
Ron Gray, 62, of Wenatchee, WA, passed away on Friday, October 17, 2014, in East Wenatchee, WA. He was born on July 11, 1952, at St. Anthony's Hospital in Wenatchee. Ron spent the early years of his life in Wenatchee, before moving away. He came back to the Wenatchee area in 2006, and spent many happy years with his family and friends. Ron was a larger than life character to all who knew him.
Kevin Kirk Fiske, age 64, passed away October 16, 2014, from young onset Alzheimer's disease, after living his entire life in overdrive. Born in Lakewood, OH on February 15, 1950, he was raised in Rocky River, OH and Fort Wayne, IN. He graduated from Culver Military Academy in Culver, IN with honors in leadership, sports and art, and he attended Indiana University as an art history major. While there, he was a member of the 'Little 500' cycling team in 1970, that won the University's annual race. He transferred to ...
Stephen D. Niccum was a man of influence, compassion, and dedication in his faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. He led his life in such a way that his family and friends felt proud to call him such. A man of peace and humility, you felt blessed to know him, and simply be around him. He truly and authentically loved people. His heart's passion was to be a servant of the Lord, and a witness in love to all he met.
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.