Ruth E. Reedy, 89, of Wenatchee, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013.She had lived in Wenatchee for 10 years and was a retired banker.Survivors include her son, William Taylor of Wenatchee.Services will be announced at a later date.Arrangements are Jones & Jones-Betts Funeral Home, Wenatchee.
Dana R. Fuller, 54, of Wenatchee, died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.He had lived in Wenatchee for 32 years and worked as an electrician at Alcoa for 34 years.Survivors include his children, Jeremy Fuller of Seattle and Jena Soule and Josh Fuller, both of Wenatchee; his sisters, Nancy Fuller of Arizona, Sharon Hendrickson of Oregon and Susan Cadden of Bainbridge Island; and his brothers, Darel Fuller of Moses Lake and David Fuller of Coulee City.A celebration of life service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Jones & Jones-Betts Memorial ...
Alene "G.G." Huffstutter went to be with the Lord on November 13, 2013. She made her debut on December 22, 1917 and would have been 96 next month. She was born in Red Lodge, MT to Clarence and May Hall. Alene had fond memories of her early years in Montana, where the snow was deep and life was rustic, without electricity or inside plumbing. The family moved to West Hollywood, CA when she was nine, where they enjoyed the summer-like weather all year round.
Jacqueline "Jackie" Day left us much too soon on November 21, 2013 after a short battle with cancer. She was born on March 8, 1952 in Grand Forks, British Columbia. She grew up in Spokane and later settled in the Wenatchee Valley, for the majority of her adult life. Jackie enjoyed cooking and hosting family at her home at Three Lakes, as well as many trips with her late husband and best friend, John. Jackie was a very caring wife, mother and friend, with a quiet gentle spirit.
Our sweet Abby is with Jesus. She fought cancer with tenacious faith and was an inspiration to all of us. People were drawn to her gracious spirit and quick smile. Abby grew up in Orondo, where she attended elementary school. She then went to junior high and high school in Waterville, where she participated in cheerleading, band and basketball. Abby also played softball all through high school. Her senior year, the Shockers earned a berth to the State Playoffs.
Anthony "Tony" Joseph Guresz passed peacefully in his sleep, November 20, 2013, after a long history of heart disease. Tony was born to Piotr and Karolina in Muszkatiwska, Poland. In 1930, his mother, older sister and he, joined his father in upstate New York. He, along with his sisters, were raised in Cohoes, NY. After graduating from Cohoes High School in 1943, Tony joined the Army, serving until 1946. While with the 101st (Screaming Eagles), he served across Europe, including Battle of the Bulge.
Violet L. (Kirstein) Welch, age 88, passed away November 25, 2013. She was born on March 10, 1925, in Snohomish, WA to Adolf and Emma Kirstein. Violet graduated from Arlington H.S. in 1943; worked for the Everett Pacific Shipyard for several years, married her high school sweetheart, Virtus, in 1947 and became a devoted wife and mother. She was a life-long devoted Christian of the Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod.
Mona (Parkinson) Kays, 73, of Cashmere, passed away Friday, November 22, 2013, from a year-long battle with cancer. She was born December 23, 1940 in Kenmare, ND. Mona's younger years were spent with her family and many aunts, uncles and cousins in Kenmare. In 1952, the family moved to Marysville, WA. After graduation, she moved to Seattle, WA to work as a legal secretary. She married Melvin Kays and they made their home in Seattle, Maple Valley, winters in Sun Valley, then Scottsdale
Virginia Howe Gnagy passed away in Wenatchee, WA on November, 18, 2013. She was born in Jewel County, KS on September 19, 1920 and moved to Warrensburg, MO when she was seven years old. It was there that she graduated from high school and met the young man who later was to become her husband. Shortly after her marriage to Eugene Gnagy in Lindsay, CA, they moved to Arrowwood, Alberta, Canada, where he served as pastor in the Church of the Brethren.
Longtime friend and resident, Nell "Joanne" Pitts, 80, of Coulee City, passed away Sunday, November 24, 2013, surrounded with love at the Grand Coulee Medical Center. Born in Childers, OK to late parents, Claude A. Sr. and Nina K. Stierwalt, Joanne moved to Eastern Washington in 1942. At fifteen, she met her future husband, James Pitts, while stranded on the side of the road with a flat tire, when he traded her a tire jack for a dance in Wilson Creek. Knowing that they were soul mates,
Ronald Joseph Patnode was born on July 23, 1935 to Joseph Edward and Zelia Amelia (Goulet) Patnode in St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Yakima. He died early Sunday morning, November 24, 2013, completing his journey home to the Lord on the Solemnity of Christ the King at Cottage in the Meadow in Yakima. Fr. Ron lived and received his elementary and junior high education in Toppenish. He entered St. Edward's Seminary, Kenmore, WA, in the fall of 1949, where he received his secondary and college education, receiving a B.A, in 1957. In ...