Debra Dee "Debi" White, 46, earned her wings after a 15-year battle with Huntington's Chorea on Thursday, October 9, 2014, at Lake Chelan Community Hospital. She was born on June 10, 1968, in Deer Lodge, MT to Constance "Connie" Foster and Randolph "Randy" Leyda. Debi grew up in Chelan, WA and graduated from Chelan High School in 1988. She was extremely active in local and state FFA events.
Beloved and devoted wife, mother, "gram" and great-grandmother, Marcylene L. "Marcy" Erwert, 84, died on October 13, 2014. Born on April 3, 1930, to Fred and Henrietta Kerr, she was the youngest of three daughters. She attended boarding school as a young child at age 11 after her mother died, and later attended high school at St. Mary's Academy in Portland, OR and Mt. Angel Academy in Oregon. Marcy met Clancy in 1946, and they were married three years later. They were blessed with five children and recently celebrated their ...
Roberta D. "Berta" Bailey, 67, a 30 year Wenatchee Valley resident, passed away on Saturday, October 11, 2014, at RiverWest Retirement Community, following a graceful life of 25 years with Parkinson's. She was born on April 25, 1947, in Wenatchee, WA, to the late Robert K. and D. Genevieve (Orcutt) Walls. Her younger years were spent in the Cashmere and Dryden areas until 1964, when the family moved to the Swauk area, next to Liberty, WA.
Cydney Mansfield was lifted to heaven October 5, 2014, in Othello, WA, after a courageous and honorable battle with Leukemia. Cydney was born in Wenatchee, WA on April 14, 1951, to Benjamin and Evelyn Grandy, the only daughter in a family of five children. She grew up in the Chelan Valley and graduated from Chelan High School. Mike and Cyd were married on December 30, 1972, in Chelan. They had two children, Michele and Megan.
Loretta (Kennedy) Koenig joined our Lord and Savior on October 13, 2014, at 2:00 p.m., after a difficult struggle with MS and other complications. Loretta was born in 1940, to Mary and Herbert Kennedy. She moved to Waterville, WA in 1957. Her family owned and operated the Kennedy Cafe, where Loretta worked with her parents. She soon met Carl Koenig, married and raised six children.
Patricia "Trish" Garrett passed away October 6, 2014, in Tigard, OR. She was born March 5, 1938, in Bellingham, WA. Trish grew up in Manson and Chelan, WA and graduated from Manson High School in 1956.
Travis Owens was born May 18, 1937, in Union, AR to Etta May and Orashio Owens, and passed away October 12, 2014, in Wenatchee, WA. He moved to the Wenatchee area in 1947. He served in the U.S. Army, and when discharged, he began racing cars; his number was "Ribbit 77." He later went into announcing for the Wenatchee Valley Raceway. He married Ruth Atwell in 1987, in Las Vegas, NV (they eloped).