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Flash Flood Watch issued August 01 at 10:54AM PDT until August 01 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE ON RECENT BURN AREAS FRIDAY... .BRIEF DOWNPOURS FROM ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING ACROSS AREAS THAT HAVE EXPERIENCED RECENT WILDFIRES. DEBRIS FLOWS AND RAPID RUNOFF WOULD BE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT IN THIS CASE. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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Margaret Eleanor (Nickell) Schalow

Margaret Schalow passed away peacefully on Friday, March 28, 2014, at Apple Springs Assisted Living home in Omak, WA, where she had been living since 2010. Margaret Eleanor Nickell was born on October 22, 1918, to Cecil (Barnes) and Ben Nickell in South Bend, WA, where Ben had been working in a lumber mill during World War I. After the War, the family returned to Winthrop, WA in the Methow Valley, where Margaret's grandparents were pioneers, homesteading in 1889.
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Orville M. Minske

Orville M. Minske, 83, a 41 year Wenatchee, WA resident, passed away on Friday, March 28, 2014, at Lakeridge Care Center in Moses Lake, WA, following an extended illness. He was born on November 17, 1930, at Hitchcock, SD, to the late Rueben and Marie (Sheidegger) Minske. He was raised in Hitchcock, where he received his schooling and graduated from the Hitchcock High School with the class of 1948. While in high school, he played basketball on the school team. Following graduation from high school, Orville went to work for ...

Margaret A. Clark

Margaret A. Clark, 85, of Wenatchee, died Sunday, March 30, 2014.

Carole Anne Poltz

UPDATED 4:53 p.m. 4/1: This obituary previously misspelled Crown Furniture and Cascade Mountain Bible Church. The errors has been corrected in this version.

Cathy L. Townsend

Cathy L. Townsend, 55, a lifetime resident of Wenatchee, died Sunday, March 30, 2014.

David F. Smith

David F. Smith, 83, a 60-year resident of Wenatchee, died Saturday, March 29, 2014.

Kathryn Lee Keen Mansfield

Kathryn Lee Keen Mansfield, infant daughter of Jamie Mansfield and Jeremy Keen, both of Peshastin, died Thursday, March 6, 2014.

Orville M. Minske

Orville M. Minske, 83, a 41-year resident of Wenatchee, died Friday, March 28, 2014.

George Kikuchi

George Kikuchi, 93, of Quincy, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014.
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Donald Barry Alexander

We shared lots of years, and had a whole lot of fun. But God has called you home to his son. I just can't believe it has ended this way - There were so many things I had wanted to say. It's too late for that now, it will just have to wait, until the day that I see you at the heavenly gate. May your soul rest well, my beloved brother, but the day is not over, because we shall share another.
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Richard “Dick” Rice

Richard "Dick" Rice stepped into the arms of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, from his home on March 26, 2014, after complications of heart failure. He was born November 6, 1938, in Gooding, ID to Philip and Peggy Rice. He graduated from high school in 1957, and attended Wenatchee Valley College for two years. He married Rosemary Pennel on October 3, 1959, in Wenatchee. They resided in East Wenatchee throughout their marriage, where they also raised four children. Dick was a carpenter's helper, working at Rocky Reach Dam beginning ...
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Rev. Ernest W. Collard

The Rev. Ernest W. Collard, of East Wenatchee, died on Friday, March 28, 2014. He was born June 13, 1927, at Walla Walla, WA, the son of Samuel and Ida (Mantz) Collard, wheat farmers northwest of Walla Walla. When he was six years old, the family moved to their farm eight miles west of Prescott, WA. He graduated from Prescott High School in 1945, and then attended Wartburg College, Waverly, IA, and Washington State University, before graduating in 1948, from Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA.
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Evelyn F. (Gooch) Robbins

Evelyn F. (Gooch) Robbins, 95, died March 26, 2014. She was born September 7, 1918, at home, near North Salem, MO. She was the third child of Isaac Lee Gooch and Georgia A. (Brantner) Gooch. She graduated Shelby High School in Missouri and was a lifelong learner. Evelyn came to Washington in 1940, to visit her sister, Ruby (Gooch) Guyer and stayed for 74 years. She married Glynn Robbins in August of 1941, and together, they built a life in the Omak, WA area. She packed fruit, helped run an ...
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Lennah M. Dickeson

Lennah M. Dickeson, 90, a resident of Wenatchee, WA for the past 60 years, passed away on March 17, 2014. She was born on November 7, 1923, at Tilden, NB to the late John R. and Magdalena "Lena" (Schinck) Fields. She was raised on the family farm, near Tilden, and attended a country school. Following tenth grade, she attended high school in Tilden, by horse and buggy, which was five miles away from home. She graduated at age 16, and then taught at a rural schoolhouse, grades first through eight. ...
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Vivian Fischer

Vivian Fischer, of Cashmere, WA, went to be with the Lord on March 23, 2014, at the age of 78. She was born June 19, 1935, in Edgeley, ND to Logan and Emilia (Goehner) Fox. Vivian moved with her family to Dryden in 1937, where she attended school and graduated from Dryden High School in 1954. During mom's growing up years and before she graduated high school, she met the love of her life, Darrell Fischer. This came about as a result of a friendship between her dad and Darrell's ...
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Troy Lee Price

Troy Lee Price, former longtime Wenatchee Valley resident, passed away March 26, 2014, from an extended illness at his home in Odessa, WA. He was surrounded by family members. Troy was born July 23, 1953, to Calvin Roscoe and Ruby Lee Price in Muleshoe, TX...

Woodrow Gail “Woody” Vahlberg

Woodrow Gail "Woody" Vahlberg was born on Veteran's Day, 1918. He died at age 95, in Wenatchee, WA, on March 26, 2014. Woody was born and raised in Sweet, ID, and graduated from Emmett High School in 1938. In 1980, Woody married the love of his life, Violet Vahlberg, and they were married for 33 wonderful years. Not a day went by, that Woody would tell everyone how beautiful she was and how much he loved her. Woody's career was diverse, ranging from herding turkeys, a chicken farmer, forest service ...

Kodiak Moon Bear

Kodiak Moon Bear, 69, of Leavenworth, died Saturday, March 15, 2014.