Dorris M. (Holcomb) McDonnell, 97, a resident of Cashmere, died Thursday November 07, 2013 at Cashmere Convalescent Center in Cashmere. She was born to Sealus Walter and Lucy Irene (Layport) Holcomb on December 26, 1915 at Cashmere, where she was raised and educated; graduating from Cashmere High School in 1933. Dorris married George Ivanich from Monitor and they moved to Seattle in 1940, where she worked for Frederick and Nelson. She later married Mike McDonnell. In June of 2013, Dorris returned to Cashmere to be near her family.
Stella M. Dukes, 81, of Wenatchee, passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2013. She was born on August 13, 1932 to Henry Louis and Minnie Jane (Doss) Andruss at Melbourne, AR. She moved with her family to Monitor at the age of four. The family then moved to Wenatchee, where she received her early education. She married John M. Dukes on March 2, 1950 at Couer d'Alene, ID. The couple lived in the Wenatchee Valley.
Janet Marie Hester, 80, a lifelong resident of the Wenatchee Valley passed away on Monday, November 4, 2013 with her family by her side. She was born on January 21, 1933 to the late Walter and Loella (Bainard) Heinz, Sr. at Wenatchee, WA. The oldest of nine children, she helped her parents with the care of her siblings. She attended the Wenatchee schools
Sadly, our dad, Neal Newberry, passed away this past Sunday surrounded by his loving family, after a very brief illness, which he fought courageously. He was born to Richard and Cora (Courtney) Newberry at West Plains, MO on July 3, 1940. Dad arrived in Wenatchee in 1956 by bus, with a suitcase and five bucks in his wallet, following his brother Fred, who had moved a year prior. Dad developed a strong work ethic at a very young age on the family farm in Missouri. While attending Wenatchee High School, ...
In Memory of Gary Gavin May 5, 1941 ~ November 25, 2006 Seven years, and we still miss you everyday. Death's power is limited - It cannot eradicate memories or slay love - It cannot destroy faith or permanently hobble hope in God, and it cannot cripple the spirit. It merely separates us for a while. We have faith in His promises and we know we will see you again. In Christ, there are no good-byes. Faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we ...
Edith Elanor Holmes (Scott) was born to parents Frank and Kathryn Scott at the family farm in Harrington, WA on March 2, 1919. She grew up on the family farm and attended school in Harrington for 12 years, upon graduation she attended Seattle Pacific College and graduated with a degree in Math and Science. While attending S.P.C. she met Stuart Holmes. After her graduation, she married Stuart in a beautiful yard wedding on the farm in Harrington on August 17, 1940.
LaVona was born October 6, 1926 in Huntersville, MN. She died November 4, 2013 in Wenatchee at Confluence Hospital. She had a zeal for life and her character and love for others were felt by all. She was treasured by her family, friends, neighbors and all those who knew her.
Dad, how deeply we have missed you this past year, but we draw great strength from our faith in Christ and wonderful peace in knowing one day our family circle will be unbroken. We love you dad, ~ Your loving family.