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Charlene “Toni” (McLaren) Melcher

Charlene is currently enjoying her new life in Heaven with Jesus, having died suddenly of unknown causes at her home in Deer Park, WA, on April 17, 2014. She was born on July 16, 1938, to Arthur McLaren and Margaret Snyder in Wenatchee, WA, where she grew up and graduated from high school. Mother Margaret died in the spring of 1939 and dad remarried Lora Pace. Charlene lived most of her adult life in the areas of St. Maries, Plummer and Worley, ID and Rockford, Spokane and Deer Park, WA.

Socorro Spanjer

Socorro Spanjer, 60, of Ephrata, died Saturday, July 12, 2014.

Ruth H. Cox

Ruth H. Cox, 93, of East Wenatchee and formerly of Wenatchee, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

Eric W. Fox

A great man was taken unexpectedly, and way too soon, on July 12, 2014, from an aortic aneurysm, in Spokane, WA. Eric was born and raised in Brewster, WA. He graduated from Gonzaga University with a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and was an avid ZAGS fan his entire life. He had a wonderful career, spanning 20 years, as co-owner of Applied Solutions, working as a Control Engineer. During that time, Eric developed close relationships with many of his customers and colleagues. Eric's true love was his wife, Kim Fox, ...

Jean Schall

Jean Schall, 71, passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014, at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. She was born June 4, 1943, to Norma and Happy Logelin in Noonan, ND. In 1961, she married Leonard Schall and together they had four children. They made their home in Minot, ND until 1966, when they moved their family to Tacoma, WA. In 1971, they came to Wenatchee, WA, as the result of a mass layoff at Boeing. Jean enjoyed every craft imaginable and did most of them extremely well.

Yvonne J. Allen

Yvonne "Vonnie" Jane Allen, 79, of East Wenatchee, WA, passed away peacefully with loved ones by her side and went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, after a long battle with breast cancer. Vonnie was born May 18, 1935, to Clyde and Emma Coffman in Norman, OK. She was the second eldest of four, with one older sister and two younger brothers. She spent much of her younger life in Norman and raised two beautiful daughters, Janie and Linda. In Norman, she fostered an appetite for ...

Jean Schall

Jean Schall, 71, of Wenatchee, died Sunday, July 13, 2014.

Yvonne J. Allen

Yvonne J. Allen, 79, of East Wenatchee, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

Helen Heller

Helen Heller, 90, of East Wenatchee, died Saturday, July 12, 2014.

Heather J. (Klein) Jarvis

Heather J. (Klein) Jarvis, 32, a resident of East Wenatchee, WA, left this world Thursday, July 10, 2014. She is with her Lord and Savior and all earthly pain is now gone. Heather was born April 18, 1982, to parents, James and Shirley Klein, also from East Wenatchee. She was a sweet and beautiful child and excelled in all she did through her school years. Heather graduated from Eastmont High School in 2000. She had many lifelong friends she made, due to her kind personality.

Gail Covey

Gail Covey, of East Wenatchee, WA, passed away with her children by her side on July 12, 2014. She was born April 21, 1931, to John and Marion Hendry in Oak Park, IL. She met her future husband, Ron, at the annual Polar Bear Paddle at the University of Minnesota. Three months later, on May 3, 1952, they were married. They and their three children moved to the Wenatchee Valley in 1962. Through the years, Gail was a Girl Scout leader, Cub Scout leader, and bookkeeper, retiring from G.G. Richardson.

Helen (Norvell) Heller

Helen (Norvell) Heller, of East Wenatchee, WA, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, after a brief illness. A Memorial Service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Foothills Foursquare Church, 315 S. Mission Street, Wenatchee. The family will greet friends at her home afterward. Burial will be private. She was born Mary Helen Norvell on June 18, 1924, in Roby, TX, the fourth of six daughters of Maggie Pearl Lewis and Jack Don Norvell. She graduated from John C. ...

Heather J. Jarvis

Heather J. Jarvis, 32, of East Wenatchee, died Thursday, July 10, 2014.

Ikey W. Baker

Ikey W. Baker, 77, of Enitat, died Sunday, July 13, 2014.

Brian Dean Rowland

Brian Dean Rowland, 57, of Wenatchee, died Monday, July 14, 2014.

Shirley M. Lynch

Shirley M. Lynch, 82, of Quincy, died Saturday, July 12, 2014.