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Earl E. McKinney

Earl E. McKinney, 72, of East Wenatchee, died Saturday, March 21, 2015.

William T. ‘Bill’ Smith

William T. "Bill" Smith, 78, of College Place and formerly of Peshastin, died Tuesday, March 10, 2015.

Victoria Ohler

Victoria Ohler, 87, of Wenatchee, died Sunday, March 22, 2015.

Elsa Chela Bourdette

Elsa Chela Bourdette, 91, of Bridgeport, died Saturday, March 21, 2015.

Sandra Armstrong

Sandra Armstrong, 67, of Leavenworth, died Friday, March 20, 2015.

Wade Austin Hodge

Wade Austin Hodge, 2 months, of Wenatchee, died Tuesday, March 17, 2015.

Janet Louise Hill

Janet Louise Hill, 90, a longtime Wenatchee, WA resident, passed away on March 18, 2015, at Wenatchee. She was born September 4, 1924, at Cecil, OR to the late Clifton C. and Mary E. (Chandler) Davidson. In 1941, the family moved to Rock Island, WA and Janet attended Wenatchee High School, graduating in 1942. She received her AA degree in business from Wenatchee Junior College in 1944...

Chris Strain

Chris Strain, 42, of the Wenatchee Valley, died Sunday, March 15, 2015. He was born October 3, 1972, in Seattle, WA. In 1984, he moved to Elida, NM, where he completed his education. In 1993, he moved to the Wenatchee Valley. On November 13, 1993, he married ShamRae Signor in Okanogan, WA. They made their home in East Wenatchee, WA...

Wade Austin Hodge

On Tuesday, March 17, 2015, precious Wade Austin Hodge was called home to the safety of his loving Heavenly Father. Wade was born on January 7, 2015, in Wenatchee, WA to his loving parents, Chase and Keelyn, and for eight precious weeks, this little bundle of joy filled their home with warmth and happiness.

Jack Edwin Jones

Jack Edwin Jones, 73, was born July 15, 1941, in Twin Falls, ID to Wilbur E. and Millie Foster Jones. He was the middle child, with two older sisters and two younger brothers. The Jones Family, hearing of opportunity in the Columbia Basin, relocated to Quincy, WA in 1954. Jack participated in many school activities, in addition to assisting his family on the new farm. He graduated from Quincy High School in 1959. Jack subsequently attended school in Yakima, WA, before returning home to the family farm.

Harry Gallup Sanford, Jr.

Harry Gallup Sanford, Jr., 82, Omak, WA, passed away at his home on December 30, 2014. He was born in Denver, CO on December 17, 1932, to Harry Gallup Sanford, Sr. and Ruth (Wood) Sanford. He joined older sister, Lucietta, and was later joined by a younger sister, Anne. His father's job with Butler Manufacturing Company took the family all over the northeast during Harry's early years. After his father and mother's work in Los Angeles during World War II ended, the family settled in Shady Cove, OR in 1944...

Ann L. Moll

Ann L. Moll, 80, of East Wenatchee, died Thursday, March 19, 2015.

John Abraham Figenshow

John Abraham Figenshow, 96, was a proud native of Tonasket, WA, born to homesteading parents, Knut Hjalmar and Gjertrude (Anderson) Figenschou on July 28, 1918. He died Monday, March 2, 2015, after hospitalization for multiple infections with his family honoring his wishes for comfort and dignity...

Barbara (Coffman) Gibbons

Barbara (Coffman) Gibbons, 81, died March 6, 2015, in her home of 48 years, surrounded by her loving family. Barbara and family moved to Wenatchee in July 1963, when her husband, Dr. Gerald "Jerry" Gibbons joined the Wenatchee Valley Clinic as their 18th physician. Barbara was born April 2, 1933, to Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence E. Coffman Jr. in Oklahoma City, OK. Her father's career as an executive with Sears Roebuck & Co. required them to live in numerous locations around the United States and Canada.

Francis L. “Frank” Smith

Francis Lee "Frank" Smith went to sleep and woke up in the arms of Jesus on February 26, 2015, in Wenatchee, WA. He was born August 12, 1917, in Fall River, KS, to Charley and Ethel Mae Smith. The family moved to Entiat, WA in 1937. Then Frank moved to Wenatchee about 1950, where he worked at various jobs, including as a checker at Safeway, and then working at Keyes Fiber until his retirement in 1983. He enjoyed working, and it was an adjustment for him to retire. He did ...

Thomas J Davidson, Jr.

Thomas J "Tom" Davidson, Jr., 79, of Plummer, ID, passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Tom was born December 1, 1935, in Monterey Park, CA, a suburb of Los Angeles. He was the second child of Thomas J. and Thelma Jean Davidson. Tom became a member of the Westchester Covenant Presbyterian Church at the age of 16. He was serious about serving the Lord and wanted to be a missionary. The missionaries he spoke with told him to get an education, so he could teach others in foreign lands how ...