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Shirley Ann Rice

In loving memory of Shirley Ann Rice, born December 29, 1935, to Benjamin and Virginia Green in Tacoma, WA. She went home to be with Jesus on September 28,2015...

James “Fitz” F. Fitzgerald

James "Fitz" F. Fitzgerald passed away September 24, 2015, after an extended illness. James graduated from Brewster High School in 1974. James was a member of the Pile Drivers Union local 2396. He loved building bridges and high rise buildings, and he felt his work was important...

Elizabeth A. ‘Betty’ Carter

Elizabeth A. “Betty” Carter, 90, of Wenatchee and formerly of East Wenatchee, died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015.

John ‘Dave’ Certain

John “Dave” Certain, 77, of Tonasket and formerly of Wenatchee, died Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015.

Gerald “Jerry” Baker

Jerry Baker, of East Wenatchee, WA, passed away on September 24, 2015, at the age of 71. Jerry grew up in West Seattle, WA, eventually becoming a stand out athlete in both football and baseball for West Seattle High School. Following graduation, he attended Washington State University, receiving scholarships for both football and baseball. He then continued his pitching career with a New York Yankee farm team in Sarasota, FL...

Sharon L. Turner

Sharon L. Turner, 51, passed away on Friday, September 25, 2015. She was born on September 11, 1964, in Wenatchee, WA to Walter and Cora Turner. She worked for Accor Manufacturing Company in East Wenatchee for several years and then a canning company...

Doris May (Peach) Dutton

Doris passed away, at the age of 96, in Seattle, WA, after a very full life. Married to Dr. Robert E. Dutton for 67 years until he died in 2008, she had two daughters, four granddaughters, and two great-grandchildren. She never forgot her struggles as a child growing up in the Depression years, and throughout her life she carried a sense of gratitude, responsibility and courage. Her wit in card games and her love of sports, especially golf, filled her life with friends and fun times with family...

Duane Eugene “Dewey” Brown

Dewey Brown was born to Ralph and Arloine Brown on December 16, 1944, in Palm Springs, CA. He grew up in Spokane, Lind, and Davenport, WA, and graduated from Davenport High School in 1963. He attended Eastern Washington State College from 1963 to 1968 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education...

Shirley Ann Rice

Shirley Ann Rice, 79, of East Wenatchee, died Monday, Sept. 28, 2015.

Marian B. Luton

Marian B. Luton, 92, of Wenatchee, died Monday, Sept. 28, 2015.

Larry Alvin Hightower

Larry Alvin Hightower, 68, of Pasco and formerly of Wenatchee, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015.

John David Certain

John "Dave" Certain passed away on September 17, 2015. Dave was born to Glen and June Certain on March 2, 1938, in Wenatchee, WA. He graduated from Wenatchee High School and immediately entered the Marines. Dave married Sharon Reich in 1956 and they had three children, Mark Certain (deceased), Shad Certain and Kristine Certain. They resided in the Wenatchee area...

Betty Jean Bashaw

Betty Jean Bashaw, 54, of Marina, CA, passed away on September 28, 2015, from an extended illness. Betty was born on November 30, 1961, at Moses Lake, WA to Alfred and Barbara Bashaw. She attended school in Moses Lake and Ephrata, and then Wenatchee Valley College...

Kathaleen Marie Dungan Russell

Kathaleen "Chick" Marie Dungan Russell, 90, passed away at her home in Omak, WA on Sunday, August 9, 2015. She was born in Oroville, WA on July 30, 1925, to Joe and Della Dungan. She attended school in Oroville and later in Marcus, WA. Chick moved with her family and the family home (structure) to Kettle Falls, when the town of Marcus was flooded by back-up water from Coulee Dam. She was a 1944 graduate of Kettle Falls High School...

Belva (Brixey) Christophersen

Belva (Brixey) Christophersen, 86, formerly of Wenatchee, WA, passed away Sunday, August 9, 2015, in Bellevue, WA. Belva was born May 6, 1929, in Jetmore, KS. In 1939, her family moved to Wenatchee, WA. In 1947, she met Scott Christophersen, and they were married on October 9, 1948...

Jeffrey Lee Avey

Jeffrey Lee Avey, 38, East Wenatchee, died Monday, Sept. 21, 2015.

Oscar Miguel

Oscar Miguel, 35, of Hastings, Nebraska, and formerly of Wenatchee, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015.