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Robert H. Funston

Robert Howard Funston, 90, of East Wenatchee, WA, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. He was born in Iola, KS on April 8, 1924, to Herbert and Susan Funston. He worked on the family farm until he enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1943. Upon his honorable discharge in the winter of 1946, he returned to the family farm in Iola, KS. It was there he married Helen Wolf on April 12, 1948. He began his career as an Ironworker in Wenatchee in 1954, and retired after 30 years. ...

Peggy Louise Lemaster

Peggy Louise Lemaster, 69, of Conconully, WA, passed peacefully into the loving arms of her Lord, on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Central Washington Hospital. Peggy was born on September 28, 1944, in Columbus, OH to Kenneth Logsdon and Joan (Paschall) Clark. She moved with her mother and brother, Kendred, to Twisp, WA at the age of eight. Twisp is where she met and later married her high school sweetheart, Jim Lemaster.

Robert Funston

Robert Funston, 90, of East Wenatchee, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

Lorene Pierson

Lorene Pierson, 92, of Wenatchee, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

Betty Jeanne Mollet

Betty Jeanne Mollet, 79, of Chelan, died Monday, July 21, 2014.

Donna (Steed) Mikel

Donna (Steed) Mikel was born in Farmington, UT to Reuel and Eva Steed. She married Elwyn "Mike" Mikel in Salt Lake City, UT on February 11, 1946. Together they owned and operated an orchard and fruit stand in Pateros, WA until 1965, when they moved to Spokane, WA, where she worked in a number of service positions until retiring from the Spokane Regional Health District at the age of 68 years.

William Howard Delp

Bill Delp, 91, of Wenatchee, WA, died July 17, 2014. He was born October 26, 1922, in Vermillion, IL to William and Ida Crisp Delp. Bill was raised and spent his early years in Indiana. He joined the U.S. Army Air Corps November 1941 and served his country during World War II. While on duty in Idaho, he met Aura Haines, who was serving as the Head Hostess at the Pocatello USO. He was smitten and they married April 29, 1943. After Bill's discharge in November 1946, Aura and Bill ...

Betty Jeanne Mollet

Betty Jeanne Mollet, 79, of Chelan, WA, went to be with her Lord on July 21, 2014, after many years with a rare blood cancer. She was born Betty Jeanne Dahl in Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada to Martin and Gladys Dahl. The family, including her five brothers, moved to the Yakima Valley when she was two years old. After several years owning a fruit ranch, the family moved to Selah, WA when Betty was 12 years old. It was there, on the playground, that she met her future husband. Little ...

Susan Greenwood

Susan Greenwood, 53, of the Wenatchee Valley, died Friday, October 4, 2013. She had lived in the Wenatchee Valley for many years and was a homemaker.

Dorothy Lane

Dorothy Lane, 92, a longtime resident of Wenatchee, WA, died on Friday, July 18, 2014. She was born February 8, 1922, and adopted by J.H. and Sphronia Ann (Lewis) Booth at Magnolia, AR. As a young girl, she moved with her family to Village, AR, where she attended and graduated from school. She then went to work taking care of children in the home as a nanny. She married Clifford R. Lane September 22, 1942, at Black Stone, VA. In March of 1943, she joined the United States Army Air ...

In Loving Memory of #57, Shawn Thomas

Ten years ago, we lost our son, brother and uncle, and not one day goes by that you are not in our thoughts, as you are still in our hearts. We love you and miss you, Shawn, and your memory is living on every day. (Do what Shawn would do and give your loved ones a big hug and tell them you love them).

Lehman J. ‘Jay’ Brownell

Lehman J. “Jay” Brownell, 52, of Rochester and formerly of Wenatchee, died Saturday, July 12, 2014.

Jerry Young

Jerry Young, 90, of Wenatchee, died Thursday, July 17, 2014.

Marjorie Schoentrup

Marjorie Schoentrup, 88, of Wenatchee, died Sunday, July 20, 2014.

Gerald Eugene Scholz

Gerald Eugene Scholz, 83, of Omak, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014.

Dorothy Lane

Dorothy Lane, 92, of Wenatchee, died Friday, July 18, 2014.

Darlene J. Hartley

Darlene J. Hartley, 67, of Malaga, died Saturday, July 19, 2014.