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Margaret Loth

Margaret Loth passed away in Queen Creek, AZ on May 21, 2014. Margaret spent her career as a dedicated RN, Director of Nursing and a Consultant. She was an avid collector and took much enjoyment from her Beanie collection and beautiful doll collection created by her mother and sister. Throughout her life, she enjoyed gardening, camping and fishing. She wasn't afraid to bait her own hook; she also enjoyed video and card games, and traveling to visit family.

Michael Anthony Houston

Michael A. Houston died May 20, 2014, of melanoma cancer. Michael was born on October 3, 1953, at St. Anthony's Hospital in Pendleton, OR. His family moved repeatedly between the time he was six and 12. Many good childhood memories were made living in Touchet, WA for several years, but the family finally settled in Chelan in 1966. Michael lived in Chelan for the next six years, graduating from Chelan High School in 1972. He joined the Army National Guard in September of the same year, specializing in both Wheeled ...

Doris I. Bonwell

Doris I. Bonwell, 85, a 58-year resident of Manson, died Saturday, May 24, 2014.

Alberto Vazquez Prado

Alberto Vazquez Prado, 61, a 40-year resident of Wenatchee, died Sunday, May 25, 2014.

Delma Kummer

Delma Kummer, 96, of East Wenatchee, died Saturday, May 24, 2014.

Lois Forte

The Celebration of Life for Lois Forte that was scheduled to be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at the Cashmere American Legion Hall is temporarily postponed until further notice. Ward's Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth, is in charge of the arrangements.

Donald Ray Cox

Donald Ray Cox passed away at his home on Thursday, May 8, 2014, in Wenatchee, WA. He was born to Everett R. and Betty (Grier) Cox on July 4, 1948. He was raised and attended public schools in Wenatchee. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1967, doing his basic training in Georgia. He was a paratrooper, having served most of his three years in the Panama Canal. He received his GED while serving. He worked for Betts Funeral Home and Wilbert Vault Company while living in Wenatchee.

Laura Alejandre

Laura Alejandre, 34, of Wenatchee, died Friday, May 23, 2014.

Jonathan Edward Preston

Jonathan Edward Preston, 46, of Morrisville, N.C., and formerly of Mansfield, died Monday, May 5, 2014.

Jeannette Melton

Jeannette Melton, 83, passed away on November 15, 2013, in Phoenix, AZ. She was born June 12, 1930, to Joseph and Louise Kearns in Sedro Woolley, WA. She grew up in Wenatchee, WA and married the love of her life, Albert Melton in 1947. The family lived in Wenatchee until 1962, when they moved to Leavenworth, WA, where they resided for 52 years. In the early 60's, she and Al purchased Honeysett Cleaners. In the 80's, they converted the cleaners to Honeysett Gift Shop. Jeannette and Al retired in 1990, ...

Edwin Joseph “Eddie” Krupa

Edwin Joseph Krupa passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2014, at Highgate House in Wenatchee, WA. Memorial Services will be held in Midland, TX. Eddie was born August 13, 1924, to Joe and Violet Krupa in East Chicago, IN. He grew up, lived, and worked in Indiana until July 10, 1943, when he joined the U.S. Army Air Force and became a belly ball-turret-gunner on a four-engine B-17 Flying Fortress called the "Ice Col Katy". It was the hottest spot in the heavy bomber, no protection, no room for a parachute. ...

Robert Jay Sherman

Robert Jay Sherman, 62, of Tunk Valley, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014.

Inez L. Austin

Inez L. Austin, 87, a 70-year resident of the Wenatchee Valley, died Saturday, May 17, 2014.

Calvin L. Matthews

Calvin L. Matthews, 82, of Brewster, died Friday, May 16, 2014.

Michael A. Houston

Michael A. Houston, 60, of East Wenatchee, died May 20, 2014.